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When the 3.7L V-6 F-150 is equipped with a CNG/LPG engine package, it is capable of achieving more than 750 miles on one tank of gasoline, depending on the tank size selected.

Ford F-150 Prepped to Run on CNG or LPG

Ford will offer the 2014 F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas (CNG), making Ford the only manufacturer with an available CNG/LPG-capable 1/2-ton pickup.

Fleets May Be Suffering From App Fatigue, Says Chevin

Fleets may be suffering from “app fatigue” with hundreds of specialized fleet related apps available in the marketplace, but too few actually offer any useful functionality, according to Chevin Fleet Solutions.

To reach the best-in-class number, Ram powertrain engineers added a more robust parking gear to the exclusive 8-speed TorqueFlite 8 for a higher capacity rating.

Ram Announces New EcoDiesel Towing Numbers

The 2014 Ram 1500 features a towing capacity of 7,450 pounds, and finalizing towing numbers for the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.

Green Fleet Conference Attendee & Expo Counts up Over Last Year

With registration so far up by 70% compared to the same time last year — and as the nation's largest, most influential gathering of fleet management professionals — the two-day event will provide attendees countless networking opportunities.

GM Recalls Select 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Pickups

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that General Motors has issued a recall for 843 model-year 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.

The Chevrolet Express 2500. Photo courtesy GM.

GM Adds Five-Passenger Cargo Van Model to 2014 Chevrolet Express Lineup

Called the “Crew Cargo Van,” this model features a three-passenger rear bench seat, and a bulkhead behind the seat separates the cargo area from the passenger area.

Schneider National Reduces Prices on a Selection of Used Fleet Trucks

Schneider National, Inc., one of the nation’s largest trucking companies, announced it is significantly reducing the purchase price on more than 450 tractors available to owner-operators, small to medium fleets, farmers, oil field operators, and dealers/exporters.

Last Chance! Vote for the 2013 Inductees to the Fleet Hall of Fame

Cast your ballot for the 2013 Inductees to the Fleet Hall of Fame! Voting for the 2013 Fleet Hall of Fame nominees ends Wednesday, July 31. Twenty-eight individuals have been nominated by the industry, but only five will be inducted this year.

FMCSA and Transport Canada Collaborate on Interactive Driver Fatigue Management Tool

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Transport Canada announced the launch of the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP), a website that provides training and education on truck driver fatigue management.

Rush Enterprises Reports Second Quarter Earnings & Intent to Acquire Additional Dealerships

Rush Enterprises, Inc., which operates a network of commercial vehicle dealerships throughout North America, announced that for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, the Company's net income was $5.6 million.

UPS Sustainability Report Details Fuel Use Reduction of 1.3 Million Gallons in 2012

UPS detailed the technologies and methods it employed to reduce fuel use and emissions, in many cases by helping its drivers avoid traveling unnecessary miles and idling.

Supreme Industries Reports Second-Quarter 2013 Earnings

Supreme Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles including truck bodies, shuttle buses, and armored vehicles, today announced earnings for its second quarter of $76.5 million.

New Agriculture App for Fleet Management Introduced

Trimble announced the release of it Connected Farm Fleet app built to serve managers and technicians by enabling them to access their fleet information from any location.

City Line Distributors Ink Deal to Outfit Fleet with Telematics Solution

Connecticut-headquartered City Line Distributors has inked a deal with DriveCam, Inc., that will see the installation of the the driver risk management solution in the food distributor's entire fleet.

Green Fleet Conference Attendee & Expo Counts Up Over Last Year

With a 70% increase in registrations so far, the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo is poised for big strides. Catered to fleets, the conference focuses on cutting fuel costs, reducing fleet emissions and funding strategies for green projects, as well as how to cost-effectively implement alternative-fuel technologies such as CNG, propane, electric, and biofuels.

Celebration of Southern California's Largest Deployment of Zero-Emission Delivery Trucks

The SCAQMD, U.S. EPA, California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board, UPS, Electric Vehicles International (EVI), and others celebrated the deployment of 40 zero-emission delivery vehicles manufactured by EVI in California and operated by UPS in San Bernardino on July 17.

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GMC Named Top Truck Brand in Vincentric's CPO Value in America Awards

GMC was honored as the best truck brand in Vincentric's 2013 Best Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Value in America awards, with GM receiving eight awards total

New Orleans to Host 2014 ATD Convention & Expo

The city of New Orleans will host the 51st annual American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention & Expo next January.

GE Capital Fleet Services Identifies $191 Million in Customer Cost Savings First Half of 2013

GE Capital Fleet Services announced $191 million in identified customer cost savings for the first half of 2013, with program enhancements cited as the leading area for savings.

Hino Trucks Releases New Preventive Service Care Program

Hino Trucks announced a new preventive service care program for its 195 diesel model trucks, called HinoCare.

Toyota and Ford Part Ways on Developing Light Truck and SUV Hybrid System

Toyota and Ford have agreed to pursue separate development programs for a previously announced collaboration on a hybrid system for light-duty trucks and SUVs.

Michelin Issues Voluntary Safety Recall of Select Light Truck Replacement Tires

Michelin said it is voluntarily recalling certain sizes of its Michelin LTX M/S 2, Michelin X Radial LT2 and Michelin Latitude Tour tires. Michelin is recalling 100,000 tires in order to retrieve about 2,500 affected tires.

IronPlanet Expands into New Corporate Headquarters

IronPlanet, an online marketplace for used heavy equipment, announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters in Pleasanton, Calif.

PHH Study Finds Preventive Maintenance Programs Reduce Truck and Car Downtime

For many companies, downtime is not an abstract concept and can be calculated in dollars and cents, but translating how PM, or the lack thereof, affects downtime is a different matter.

WorkStar with Rolloff Body

Navistar Introduces 13.0L SCR Heavy-Duty International WorkStar

Navistar, Inc. announced the launch of its heavy-duty International WorkStar vocational trucks powered by the company's 13.0L engine with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) emissions technology.





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