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 Nissan's global leadership of the zero-emission passenger car market will be matched in the LCV market when sales of an all-electric version of the award winning compact NV200 - e-NV200 - start in 2014.

Nissan Targets Light Commercial Vehicle Leadership Position by 2016

Nissan Motor Company is on track to become the world's leading manufacturer of light commercial vehicles (LCV) by fiscal year (FY) 2016.

For even more choices and inspiration, customers now have the ability to tap into more than 5 million images from the library of Getty Images, a world leader in stock photos. Customers also can upload their own pictures.

Ford Helps Businesses Design 'Billboard on Wheels'

Entrepreneurs and businesses that want to develop the ultimate “billboard on wheels” now have access to Ford’s redesigned custom vehicle graphics site.

Quantum parked in front of the University of Michigan’s Law Quad. Photo Credit: Diane Thach

University of Michigan Solar Car Team to Exhibit Innovative ‘Quantum’ EV at 2013 Green Fleet Conference

This national champion vehicle, which uses the same amount of energy as a household hair-dryer, is part of a project that began in 1990.

Morgan Maximizer van body on a Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE160

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter LCOE Now Offers Morgan Maximizer Body

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) has announced that it has partnered with Morgan Corporation to make Morgan’s Maximizer step-in body available on its full line of Canter FE Series cabover work trucks.

Con Edison Drops GHG Emissions 45%

In 2012, Con Edison’s direct greenhouse gas emissions decreased more than two percent from 2011, and 45 percent from baseline 2005 emissions.

ComEd Becomes Most ‘Liked’ Utility on Facebook

ComEd recently reached a new record of more than 50,000 “likes” on its Facebook page.

Ryder Introduces New Transportation Solutions for Oil and Gas Industry

Ryder System, Inc. has announced that it is introducing new transportation and logistics solutions for the oil and gas industry, including customized dedicated fleets, transportation management, and fleet leasing and rental services.

Ford F-Series Benefits from Anti-Dirt Paint Technology

The new Ford F-Series models are the latest vehicles to benefit from the company’s dirt detection technology to ensure optimal paint and surface quality.

WD-40 and Foose Design Partner on Ford F-150 for Charity

WD-40 Company and Foose Design have teamed up again to design a Ford F-150 for charity.

Iron Mountain to Install Omnitracs Telematics Technology in its Fleet

Iron Mountain Incorporated will install Omnitracs’ Mobile Computing Platform 50 (MCP50) across its North American fleet.

The 2014 Dodge Durango R/T model. Photo courtesy Chrysler.

Chrysler Details Highway MPG and MSRP for 2014 Dodge Durango

Chrysler detailed the highway fuel economy figures for its 2014-MY Dodge Durango, which is boosted by the new eight-speed automatic transmission the automaker previously announced for the vehicle.

SUVs Show Strong Retention Values in July

Used vehicles model-years 2007-2011 overall depreciated -1.4 percent in July, slightly more than the -1.3 percent pace in June and -1 percent level in May. Domestic trucks were -1.4 percent and import trucks were -1.3 percent.

Cadec & FuelQuest Partner

Cadec Global, which helps companies stay connected to their fleets, announced a partnership with FuelQuest, the leading on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry.

DEF Tracker: Tote Refill Prices Drop

This month, tote refill prices drop, DEF truck stop prices remain stable, and additional price reference locations have been added.

The Remembrance Rescue Project acquired Rescue 4 after its removal from service and completely restored it in September 2011. It now operates from Texas. The Project acquired the last of the surviving FDNY rescues, Rescue 5, in December 2011 and operates it from Chicago.

Transportation Industry Bands Together to Support Firefighters

As the nation prepares to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, some of the largest corporations in trucking and transportation have banded together to support a unique memorial effort for firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty.

One of SoCalGas’ most popular fleet vehicles is this dedicated CNG Chevrolet Silverado C2500 truck with a utility body upfit.

How SoCalGas Uses Replacement Cycles to Fast Track CNG Initiatives

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has a goal to acquire 1,000 new natural gas vehicles over a five-year period through 2016. Tony Orta, SoCalGas manager of asset management, provides an overview of this goal and the strategies used to get there.

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KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA Names Northeastern Sales Representative

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA announced the appointment of Terry Ober as a Northeastern sales representative. A motivated sales and business leader, Ober comes to KOBELCO with more than 12 years experience in business development and construction equipment marketing.

BBB Industries Acquires Assets of Caliper Company QBR Brake, Inc.

BBB Industries and QBR Brake jointly announced that BBB Industries, LLC has acquired substantially all of the assets of QBR Brake, Inc. of Stockton, Calif.

JASPER President/COO Zach Bawel accepts the certification from Beth Gonzalez, VPP Team Leader for the Indiana Department of Labor.

Jasper's Crawford County Remanufacturing Facility Earns VPP Star Safety Certification

The Indiana Department of Labor has announced the Star Certification of Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Crawford County, Ind., remanufacturing facility in Indiana’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

Chevron’s Delo Truck, an 80-foot interactive experience, will be on display in the 70,000 sq.-ft. exhibit hall at the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo.

Chevron’s Delo to Bring Educational Truck to Green Fleet Conference

With the exhibit hall filling up fast for the 2013 Green Fleet Conference Oct. 1-2 in Phoenix, the Chevron company Delo will bring its 80-foot, rolling education center for attendees to check out its premium performance engine oils, lubricants and coolants.

Now in the latter stages of development and testing, the available Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine has been optimized for the next generation Titan as a result of the partnership between Cummins and Nissan.

Nissan to Equip Next-Generation Titan Pickup with New Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine

At the kickoff of Nissan 360, an industry showcase of Nissan's global product and technology portfolio, the company announced it will offer a newly-developed Cummins V-8 turbodiesel in its next-generation full-size pickup.

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and High Country and GMC Sierra and Sierra Denali 1500 are the first pickup trucks to receive the highest possible five-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration changed its New Car Assessment Program for the 2011 model year.

2014 Silverado and Sierra Earn 5-Star NHTSA Ratings Under New System

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and High Country and the GMC Sierra and Sierra Denali 1500 are the first pickup trucks to receive the highest possible five-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety since NHTSA changed its New Car Assessment Program for the 2011 model-year.

Monster Equipment Hires New Sales Staff as It Expands to Offer Bucket and Sign Crane Truck Rentals

Commercial equipment dealership strengthens its sales staff as they add bucket trucks and sign crane trucks to their already extensive selection of roll-off trucks, dump trucks and other utility vehicles.

The Langdale Fuel station will offer public access to CNG fuel for transportation vehicles. (Photo courtesy of AGL)

Atlanta Gas Debuts First Station in Its New CNG Program

The new station – built and maintained by Langdale Fuel, an affiliate of The Langdale Company – is the first of five CNG stations awarded contracts to go into service under the Atlanta Gas Light (AGL) CNG Program.

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.

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Propane is produced from both natural gas processing and crude oil refining, in roughly equal amounts from each source. In the fleet industry, it can be used as a vehicle fuel.

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