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Maine Utility Offers $15K Grants to Promote Plug-In Electric Vehicle Use

Central Maine Power Company is offering up to $15,000 to each selected organization to support the lease or purchase of plug-in electric vehicles. A portion of the grant may also be applied toward the purchase and installation of a Level 2 or 3 charging station.

DISH Getting Ready to Roll Out New Propane Autogas Vans

DISH plans to start rolling out propane autogas-fueled Ford E-250 cargo vans in its fleet this fall in 10 DISH service facilities across five metro areas.

The new bucket trucks are capable of reaching upwards of 60 feet and will be assigned to the line crews. (Photo courtesy of Guam Power Authority)

Guam Power Authority Adds First New Bucket Trucks in Over 6 Years

With these new additions, GPA can continue ongoing maintenance and capital improvement work, including streetlight repairs, outage response, and service calls.

AutoTrader.com Launches Commercial Inventory Listing Program For Chevrolet And GMC Business Elite Dealers

AutoTrader.com launched a new vehicle commercial inventory listing program for Chevrolet and GMC Business Elite dealers, which will enable them to differentiate their commercial truck and van listings on the site and create program awareness with small business owners.

Omaha Standard PALFINGER Assigns New Dealer

Omaha Standard PALFINGER has assigned Cannon Truck Equipment as a new dealer for PAL Pro Mechanic Trucks, Telescopic Service Cranes, hoists, and pick-up liftgates throughout the state of Michigan.

Yellowstone National Park fire response vehicle with Michelin tires.

Michelin to Continue Donating Advanced Tires to Yellowstone National Park

Michelin North America, Inc. announced it will continue providing tires to Yellowstone National Park by renewing its commitment to the Yellowstone Park Foundation (YPF).

Cummins Celebrates Production of 1.5 Millionth Engine at Jamestown Engine Plant

Established in 1974, the Jamestown Engine Plant is one of the top five heavy-duty diesel engine producers worldwide with production in recent years typically exceeding 100,000 engines annually.

Time is Running Out for Your Chance to Win a 2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Deadline to enter is Aug. 31, 2013. Enter now for your chance to win!

Why Re-refined Motor Oil Could Work for Your Fleet

At the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo you’ll hear about two fleet case studies that delve into re-refined motor oil and how it lowered their maintenance costs and furthered their sustainability goals.

More than 500 pickup trucks were on parade and display. A grand total of 386 pickup trucks officially qualified to meet the strict requirements and parade standards as specified by Guinness World Records rules.

Pickup Trucks from Across Rural America Break Guinness World Record

Thousands of devoted pickup truck enthusiasts and RURAL RADIO fans from across the country descended on Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, August 3, 2013 to help set the new Guinness World Records for the world’s Largest Parade of Pickup Trucks.

Venchurs will offer both bi-fuel and dedicated options for the F-150, and will give customers the flexibility to choose from three GGE options: 12.8GGE, 17.8GGE, or 23.5GGE.

Venchurs Announces CNG Conversions for Ford F-150

Venchurs Vehicle Systems, a CNG conversions provider for Ford Motor Company, will now offer compressed natural gas conversions for the 3.7L Ford F-150.

Riggins Oil Partners with Cellcontrol

Riggins Oil, a family owned and operated fuel distribution company, has partnered with Cellcontrol to prevent distracted driving in its fleet of more than 75 medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

MFTA will be displaying it's FUSO Canter FE160 Crew Cab in Dallas.

Mitsubishi Fuso to Show Canter FE160 Crew Cab in Dallas

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc., will exhibit a 2013 FUSO Canter FE160 Crew Cab with landscape body at the Nursery/Landscape EXPO, to be held at the Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, August 15–17, 2013.

TruckPro, LLC Acquires CCI Corporation from Illinois ToolWorks

Harvest Partners, LP, a New York-based private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company TruckPro, LLC, a leading distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts and repair services, purchased CCI Corporation from Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Azuga Celebrates Customer Milestone

Azuga, an instant-install cloud-based GPS fleet tracking and driver behavior solution, announced that it has secured its 100th customer.

GM teased this image of the all-new upcoming Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Photo courtesy GM.

GM Gives Sneak Peak of New Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Pickups

General Motors provided a brief look at its upcoming Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon at the recent Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars held Aug. 5-8.

TruckPlanet Moves to Weekly Online Auction Schedule after Successful First Quarter

TruckPlanet, an online marketplace for buying and selling used commercial trucks, announced it will adopt a weekly auction format starting with the Aug. 15 featured auction.

Range Resources Now Operating 184 CNG-Fueled Pickup Trucks

Natural gas company Range Resources Corp. has purchased a number of Chevrolet 2500 and Ram 2500 CNG pickup trucks for its fleet, bringing the total number of CNG-fueled trucks the company operates to 184.

Penske Used Trucks Offers New Roadside Assistance & Warranty Program

Penske Used Trucks is now offering a limited warranty and complimentary emergency roadside assistance services with the purchase of certain used trucks and tractors.

A Kenworth K370 with Pro-Tech aluminum stakebed body at the Paccar Technical Center test track. It has a Paccar PX-6 250-horsepower engine and Allison 5-speed transmission. (Photo by Lauren Fletcher, Work Truck Magazine)

Kenworth Says it's Making Inroads With Medium-Duty Cabovers

BELLEVUE, WASH -- Kenworth's K270 and K370 cabover medium-duty trucks, introduced about 18 months ago, are making far more inroads into the market than the company's previous forays into this segment, say company officials.

The 2014 Ford F-150. Photo courtesy Ford Motor Co.

Ford Details Sustainable Materials Used in 2014 F-150

Ford is using a number of sustainable materials in its 2014-MY F-150 pickup truck, from rice hulls used to reinforce the plastic in an electrical harness in the vehicle to soybeans and recycled cotton.

A preview image of the upcoming Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon shown at the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars. Photo courtesy GM.

GM Gives Sneak Peak of New Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Pickups

General Motors provided a brief look at its upcoming Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon at the recent Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars held Aug. 5-8.

Chrysler Recalls Select 2012 Ram Medium-Duty Chassis Cab Trucks

Chrysler said it has recalled 91 medium-duty trucks to replace transmissions that could potentially cause a loss of power. Affected vehicles include 2012-MY Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 Chassis Cabs equipped with heavy-duty automatic transmissions.

What Will Obama’s Second Term Mean for Alt-Fuels?

At the 2013 Green Fleet Conference, the breakfast keynote speaker Kipp Coddington will provide an overview of how the Obama Administration’s policies will impact environmental and energy initiatives.

Toyota Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Tacoma Pickup Trucks

The recall will address a potential seat belt issue in Tacoma Access Cab vehicles produced from 2004 to 2011.





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