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Forward Thinking Incorporates Distracted Driving Technology

Forward Thinking System will incorporate Cellcontrol's distracted driving technology to reduce the use of mobile devices by commercial vehicle drivers, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

AirIQ Enhances Reporting for Miles Traveled, Fuel Usage

AirIQ Inc. has enhanced its reporting software system to allow truck fleet drivers to better report miles traveled and fuel usage on a per truck and per-state basis.

DEF Prices Continue to Rise

U.S. and Canadian bulk diesel exhaust fluid prices continued to rise in March, even as feedstock prices declined slightly, according to Integer Research's March DEF price tracker.

Navistar and Women in Trucking Assoc. Name Influential Woman in Trucking Honoree

Navistar and the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) presented Marcia Taylor, president and chief executive officer, Bennett International Group LLC, with the fourth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award.

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Peterbilt Unveils All-New Model 220 Medium-Duty COE

Peterbilt Motors Company has introduced an all-new Model 220 to its medium-duty COE lineup that features numerous interior and exterior enhancements designed to increase driver productivity, safety and durability.

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Cummins Releases 25th Anniversary Package for Turbo Diesel Rams

A 25th anniversary package commemorates the first offering of the Cummins Turbo Diesel engine in Ram pickup trucks in 1989, the engine maker announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

Photo of K270 by Evan Lockridge.

Kenworth Announces Enhancements to Medium-Duty Cabovers

Kenworth announced exterior and interior enhancements to its K270 and K370 models on March 26 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

The Vector system is a bi-fuel system that runs almost exclusively on biofuel.

Biofuel Conversion System Offered for Truck Fleets

Optimus Technologies' Vector System enables a vehicle to run almost exclusively on pure biofuel, with diesel being used during startup and shutdown. It is designed for centrally fueled medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Photo of 2014 Ram 3500 courtesy of Chrysler.

Vincentric Names 'Best Value in America' Vehicles

Toyota leads the way with eight awards, followed by Audi with five. Chevrolet and Honda each earned four. The awards cover the retail market.

Truck & Van News: F-650 and F-750, Transit, Sprinter 4x4, Kenworth T880

Many truck and van headlines hit the last few weeks with the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis and other OEM and vendor updates, from the Ford redesigns on the 2016 F-650 and F-750 to a new Sprinter 4x4 model coming to the U.S.

Report: Telematics to Dominate Non-Trucking Fleets By 2019

Telematics technologies and services, which were first adopted by the long-haul trucking industry, should reach 50 million vehicles in the coming five years, ABI Research predicts.

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Nissan Teases 2015 Murano for New York Auto Show

Nissan has confirmed its revamp of the Murano mid-size SUV for the 2015 model year and released a short teaser video showing the side of the vehicle.

Georgia Power recently donated an all-electric 2013 Nissan Leaf to the Atlanta Police Foundation at a special event held March 20 at Washington Park in southwest Atlanta. (Photo via flickr)

Georgia Power Donates Nissan Leaf to Atlanta Police Foundation

The car, fully-equipped with police graphics, emergency lights, speakers and sirens, will be used by the Atlanta Police Department (APD) Path Force Unit to provide public safety for the Atlanta BeltLine, its surrounding parks, and neighborhoods.

Photo by Paul Clinton.

DISH Propane Autogas Vans Roll Onto SoCal Streets

DISH Network deployed 47 propane autogas vans in Southern California to reduce fuel costs and emissions for the satellite broadcast provider as part of a roll-out of 200 such vehicles in five metropolitan areas.

Economic Watch: New Construction Down Slightly

After the strong finish to last year, the construction start statistics have shown lackluster activity during the first two months of 2014, totaling an annual rate $486.7 billion last month.

2014 Nissan Rogue photo courtesy of Nissan.

Video: 2014 Nissan Rogue Earns Top IIHS Safety Score

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives the newly redesigned crossover the highest possible overall ranking for crashworthiness.

Ryder Opens New Truck Maintenance & Rental Facility

Ryder System, Inc., a commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions provider, announced the grand opening of its new truck maintenance and rental facility in Schertz, Texas.

Navistar's medium-duty SCR transition began in September 2013 with the International DuraStar and the Cummins ISB 6.7L engine. MaxxForce 9 and MaxxForce 10 engines with SCR will be available exclusively on the International DuraStar and International WorkStar vehicles. (PHOTO: Navistar)

Navistar Adds SCR to DuraStar & WorkStar 9.0L, 10.0L Engines

Navistar, Inc. announced it will add selective catalytic reduction (SCR) emissions technology to its high horsepower mid-range engines starting this summer.

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Announces New Commercial Tire Business Head

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) announced that Kurt Danielson has been promoted to president, U.S. & Canada Commercial Tire Sales.

GM Adds 74 Dealers to Business Elite Program

By adding 74 dealers, General Motors’ commercial dealership-based Business Elite program has grown 16% in its first year.

Photo of high-roof 2015 Transit courtesy of Ford.

2015 Ford Transit Arrives in June

Ford Motor Co. will roll out its new full-size 2015 Transit van in at least four phases starting in June with three versions based on the long wheelbase, Ford fleet executives said Wednesday at an advance planning meeting.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

2015 Ford F-150 Gets LED Headlights

Ford Motor Co. is upgrading the headlights on its next-gen signature pickup truck by adding LEDs rather than halogen bulbs to the 2015 F-150.

Hertz Spins Off Equipment Rental Company

Hertz Corp. is spinning off its Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. (HERC) as a separately traded entity that will remain one of the largest global equipment rental companies.

Customers can work with their dealer using Navistar's Diamond Logic Builder software to custom program almost any electrical feature.

Navistar Bundles Diamond Logic

Navistar, Inc. announced new Diamond Logic feature bundles specific to the vocational truck market.

CASE Construction Equipment unveiled a one-of-a-kind, Ram Laramie Longhorn-inspired 580 Super N Wide Track backhoe loader.

Ram Truck & CASE Unveil One-of-a-Kind Backhoe

The backhoe, which features the iconic Ram Laramie Longhorn two-tone black and white gold paint scheme, will tour the country at Ram- and CASE-sponsored events with a new Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn Crew Cab 4x4 truck.

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