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Weatherford Farms Implements Routing Optimization Software

Texas horticultural specialist Weatherford Farms has installed Paragon Software Systems, Inc.’s transportation routing product.

Quantum Awarded $3.2 Million for CNG Storage & Conversion Program

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. announced that it was awarded an additional aggregate $3.2 million in new agreements by ZHRO Solutions, LLC, based in Chandler, Ariz.

The Ram ProMaster were among the Mopar-modified vehicles on view at this year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

Chrysler Highlights Mopar-Modified Ram Trucks at SEMA

Among its Mopar-modified products highlighted this week at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas were several Ram work trucks and the all-new ProMaster.

ARI Hosted Annual Energy Fleet Forum in Houston

Session highlights included: energy fleet benchmarking, alternative fuels, maintenance, cost reduction strategies, and licensing and compliance.

2014 Nissan Rogue (PHOTO: Lauren Fletcher)

Nissan Provides Full 2014 Rogue Details

Nissan has launched the second-generation of the Nissan Rogue for the 2014 model-year to members of the media at an event held in late October in Nashville, Tenn.

Duke Energy Partners with Enable America to Put Wounded Warriors Back to Work

Funded by a $38,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation, Enable America will produce a series of VetConnect Job Skills Workshops for current military members in North Carolina.

Photo courtesy of BC Vintage Truck Museum<br />This is 1951 Chevrolet truck used by the BC Telephone Co. as a service truck.

Vintage Telephone Service Truck Placed into Truck Museum

In a collection of about 20 trucks, the BC Vintage Truck Museum is housing a 1951 Chevrolet used as a telephone service truck.


Mitsubishi Fuso Appoints New National Service Manager

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) named Steve Hengeli as its national service manager — a position that opened recently when Scott Coyle stepped up to become FUSO’s director, service operations.

ALI Introduces Online Lift Safety Training

The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has developed an interactive, online vehicle lift safety course based on its "Lifting It Right" DVD hosted by racing legends Richard and Kyle Petty.

Universal LNG to Purchase 900 Westport iCE PACK LNG Tank Systems

The Westport iCE PACK is an onboard LNG tank system customized for spark-ignited engines, and designed to meet the demands of today's trucking fleets by providing increased range, longer hold times, and faster fueling times.

Photo via Ford.

Ford Recalls F-Series Ambulances

Ford has recalled nearly 3,100 F-Series ambulances, after determining the engines could stop unexpectedly. The F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty ambulances are powered by 6.7L engines. They are from the 2011 and 2012 model years.

Avista Corp. to Acquire Alaska Energy and Resources Company

The primary subsidiary of AERC is Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P), the oldest regulated electric utility in Alaska.

Willmar Public Works to Replace 17-Year-Old Aerial Bucket Truck

The Willmar Public Works Department recently received preliminary approval to buy a new aerial bucket truck under a recent city council spending policy that requires council approval of equipment purchases of more than $10,000.

Demand Grows for ‘Larger and Taller’ Equipment in Utility, Construction Industries

The pace of new activity in the renewable-energy, residential, and commercial construction markets is driving the demand for larger and more capable equipment, according to attendees of ICUEE 2013.

(PRNewsFoto/The Hertz Corporation)Hertz Equipment Rental officially opens its new facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Hertz Equipment Rental Opens Locations in Paso Robles, Calif. and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Featuring a retail showroom, the facility provides a wide range equipment for rent or sale including aerial, compaction, earth moving, power generators, pumps, and small tools.

Twenty Companies Newly-Recognized with MVP Designation

The NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, recognizes the 20 organizations that have distinguished themselves as Member Verification Program (MVP) companies during the quarter ending September 2013.

Hankook Tire Vice Chairman &amp;amp; CEO Seung Hwa Suh (left) and State of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Hankook Tire Selects Tennessee for First U.S. Plant

Hankook Tire announced plans for its 8th global manufacturing plant, which will be located in Clarksville, Tenn.


Fontaine Modification New Vocational Truck Operations Lead

Nate Eichinger will oversee vocational truck operations for Fontaine Modification.

Screenshot via Lytx.

DriveCam Renamed As Lytx

DriveCam, Inc. has changed its name to Lytx, Inc. The Lytx brand represents a significant evolution of the DriveCam business and reflects the company's mission of harnessing the power of data to change human behavior, according to the company.

FMCSA Test-Drives Improvements on Safety Data Website

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is test-driving an improved version of its Safety Measurement System website.

Auto Truck Group Opens East Coast Facility

Auto Truck Group, a North American upfitter specializing in the design, manufacture and installation of truck equipment, has announced the opening of its new facility located at 499 Old Kings Highway, Maple Shade, New Jersey.

Upfit Ford Super Duty Trucks Highlighted at SEMA

Upfit Ford Super Duty Trucks were on display at SEMA, spotlighting a variety of options available for these vehicles to cross the line from work to play and back again.

Polk Research: Commercial Vehicle Registrations Remain Soft

According to a new research report from Polk, new commercial vehicle registrations (GVW 3-8) remain soft through August 2013.

Diesel Falls 1.6¢ to $3.87 a Gallon

The national average price for diesel fell 1.6 cents to $3.87 per gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Photo courtesy of GM.

GM: Fleet Sales Rose 14% In October

General Motors Co. saw sales of fleet vehicles rise 14 percent in October, as retail sales rose 16 percent on the strength of light-duty truck sales, the automaker announced Friday.

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