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Green Fleet Conference Closing Speaker to Focus on Grants, Funding

At this year's Green Fleet Conference, Government Fleet's 2013 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Richard Battersby will deliver the closing keynote address, discussing pulling public funding from the DOE and EPA.

Diesel’s Vital Role to America’s Freight Transportation & Economic Growth Outlined to Congressional Freight Panel

The importance of diesel power to the expansion of freight transportation and the continued growth of the U.S. economy was outlined for the Congressional Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation by the Diesel Technology Forum.

NexTraq Launches Comprehensive Fleet Safety Solution

NexTraq has launched its complete fleet safety solution including its award-winning distracted driving solution, NexTraq DriveGuard, its Online Driver Education courses and its new Driver Safety Scorecard Report.

Global Fleet Management Conference Phoenix Is the Must-Attend Event of the Year

The inaugural Global Fleet Management Conference, which will be held in Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 30-Oct. 1, may be more than two months away, but fleet managers and executives from around the world have continued to shower enthusiastic praise.

IMPCO Certified Bi-Fuel CNG Systems for GMC and Silverado Pickups to be Available

IMPCO Automotive has received ship to commerce (STC) approval from GM to release completed 2014-MY 2500 GM Crew Cab bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems for shipment.

DIRECTV Plans to Expand Propane Autogas Fleet

DIRECTV plans to increase its propane autogas fleet over the next year by adding additional ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-250 propane autogas vans.

White Paper Outlines Impact of New Regulations on Fleet Safety

A new white paper has been released outlining the impact of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)'s new regulations on truck fleet safety.

2013 Green Fleet Conference Registration Opens

Registration for the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, which will be held Oct. 1-2 in Phoenix, Ariz., is now open.

Chrysler is building the all-new 2014 Ram ProMaster full-size van at the company’s Saltillo Van Assembly Plant in Coahuilla, Mexico.

Chrysler Begins Ram ProMaster Van Production

Chrysler’s Ram Truck division celebrated the official start of production of its all-new 2014 Ram ProMaster van at the company’s Saltillo Van Assembly Plant in Coahuilla, Mexico.

Kimberly English, vice president of sales for LeasePlan USA's Truck Division. Photo courtesy LeasePlan USA.

English Joins LeasePlan USA’s Truck Division as VP of Sales

Kimberly English, most recently regional vice president, client relations at LeasePlan USA, has joined the company’s Truck Division as its new vice president of sales.

Global Fleet Management Conference Agenda Announced

The agenda for the inaugural Global Fleet Management Conference has been announced.

NTEA Announces New and Requalified MVP Companies for Quarter Ending June 2013

The NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, is pleased to announce that six companies have qualified for the Member Verification Program (MVP) for the quarter ending June 2013.

PALFINGER Names New Truck Mounted Forklift Dealer

PALFINGER North America has named Darr Equipoment Co. a new Truck Mounted Forklift dealer in the states of Texas and Oklahoma. These regions cover 81 and 75 counties respectively.

WEX Releases Monthly Construction Fuel Consumption Index (FCI) Results

The WEX Construction Fuel Consumption Index (FCI) indicated a decrease of 0.6 percent in May versus its level at the same time the previous year.

No Change in FTR's Trucking Conditions Index for May

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for May as reported in the July 2013 Trucking Update at 12.4 is unchanged from the previous month continuing to reflect a positive environment for trucking.

Black began his more than 25-year career with MFTA as manager, Dealer Operations on April 1, 1987.

Orin Black, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck’s VP, Dealer Operations, Retires

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) announced that Orin Black, the company’s long-time Vice President, Dealer Operations and Chief Administrative Officer, retired effective July 1, 2013.

GM Optimizes Fleet Site for Smartphones and Offers 2014 Car and Truck Guide Tablet App

GM Fleet and Commercial announced that users can now access a mobile-optimized version of on Apple and Android smartphones. The automaker has also created a product guide app, the GM 2014 Car and Truck Guide, for Android and Apple (iPad) tablets.

Nokia Adds Real-Time Traffic to Esri Mapping Software

HERE, a Nokia business, announced that it is bringing its real-time traffic information to Esri, a market leader in Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software used by enterprise and government fleet management companies around the world.

ARI Acquires German Fleet Management Business From Fleetlevel+

The fleet management operations of Fleetlevel+, which will now be known as ARI Fleet Germany, supports ARI’s strategic and growing global footprint.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Hires Industry Veteran Andrew Zeisser as Director of OE Sales

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has announced the hiring of Andrew Zeisser as its new director of OE sales.


Navistar Names New EVP and CFO

Navistar International Corporation announced that Walter G. Borst will join the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO).

GMC Sierra Trailering Academy

General Motors Trailering Academy

Driving a pickup and pulling a trailer could be an intimidating activity for some. Recently, a few members of the media were given a chance to learn how to do it by an expert.

The 2014 Pathfinder is also available with four option packages: SL Tech Package, SL Premium Package, Platinum Premium Package and Trailer Tow Package.

Nissan Announces 2014 Pathfinder U.S. Pricing

Nissan announced U.S. pricing for the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, which is on sale now at U.S. Nissan dealers nationwide.

More than 2.5 Million Clean Diesel Trucks on U.S. Highways

More than 28 percent of all trucks registered in the United States – 2.5 million of 8.6 million trucks - are now equipped with advanced new technology clean diesel engines.

A three-phase unit charging a Smith Electric Truck operated by Frito-Lay.

ClipperCreek Introduces EV Charging Station for Commercial Trucks

ClipperCreek announced the introduction of its 30 kW CS-100-3P 80 AMP, 3 Phase EVSE for use with commercial truck applications. This technology represents the highest power EV charging station available for commercial trucking applications.

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