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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.

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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.

WCA Adds CNG Garbage Trucks to Houston Fleet

WCA Waste Corporation, a vertically-integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, recently deployed four compressed natural gas (CNG) garbage trucks that will service residential and commercial customers in the greater Houston area.

Nissan Details 2014 Model-Year Updates to Commercial Vans and Frontier Pickup

Nissan detailed its updates to its 2014 model-year product line, including a number of vehicles used in fleets, including the 2014-MY Frontier, Nissan NV Cargo, Nissan NV Passenger, and Nissan NV200 Taxi.

Ryder Takes Delivery of First Light and Medium Duty Natural Gas Vehicles

Ryder's new fleet of light- and medium-duty compressed natural gas vehicles include Greenkraft cab-over vehicles and Navistar TranStar trucks.

CEI Becomes Platinum Sponsor of Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association

The CEI Group, Inc. has become a Platinum Sponsor of the American Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA), the company announced. It was previously a Gold Sponsor of the organization.

Pickups Pose Auto Lender Growth Opportunities Next 24 Months

Compact, mid-size, and full-size pickups have all enjoyed strong retention during the past 12 months and are expected to continue to outperform during the next 12-24 months, offering a strong growth opportunity for auto lenders looking to expand their portfolios.

Michelin Issues Voluntary Safety Recall For Some Of Its Light Truck Replacement Tires

Michelin North America, Inc. announced a voluntary safety recall of approximately 100,000 tires in order to retrieve an estimated 2,500 tires – about 2.5 percent of the recalled population – that could have partial or full sidewall perforations

Mitchell 1 Develops Online Test Site for Technician Skills Competition

Mitchell 1 has developed an online test to be utilized during SuperTech skills competitions, which are being administered by more and more state trucking associations.

ARI Recognized by CIO Magazine

ARI, a fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced that is has been named among CIO magazine’s CIO 100 Award winners for 2013.

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.

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