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Dalum Named President of the Green Truck Association

Joe Dalum, president and CEO of Odyne Systems, LLC, a manufacturer of hybrid systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, was elected President of the Green Truck Association (GTA), an affiliate of the National Trucking Equipment Association (NTEA).

Rand McNally Announces Integration with BOLT Dispatch Software

Rand McNally announced that BOLT Dispatch Software is the latest technology to be integrated with its TND 760 and TPC 7600 mobile fleet management solutions.

NTEA’s 2013 Fleet Purchasing Outlook Now Available

The NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, has released its 2013 Fleet Purchasing Outlook. It provides insights on critical factors that influence buying behavior from a broad range of fleet sizes, vehicle weight range classes and vocational truck applications.

ROUSH CleanTech & GAS Unveil New Propane Autogas Fueled Ford F-550

ROUSH CleanTech and Green Alternative Systems (GAS) revealed the new Ford F-550 chassis cab powered by clean, economical propane autogas.

2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Crew Van.

Sprinter Adds More Utility for 2013 with Fixed Payment Leasing & Service Product

Sprinter Care Lease, a fixed‐payment, comprehensive leasing and maintenance package, is now available from authorized Mercedes‐Benz and Freightliner dealers in the United States selling Sprinter Vans.

ARI and Team Holman Recognized by South Jersey Autism Speaks as Top Fundraiser

ARI and Team Holman were recently recognized by the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of Autism Speaks as the top Southern New Jersey “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” fundraising team of 2012.

Qualcomm Launches Enhanced Tractor and Trailer Management System

Qualcomm Incorporated announced that its division, Qualcomm Enterprise Services, launched its Trailer ABS Connect application for the Mobile Computing Platform 110 and 200.

Titan Unveils Polyethylene Replacement Fuel Tank for Ford Diesel Cutaways

Titan Fuel Tanks, a manufacturer of high-performance, engineered, polymer aftermarket fuel tanks, released details on its 8020199, cross-linked polyethylene, replacement fuel tank at the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind.

ARI Hosts Symposium for Railroad Car and Truck Fleet Management

ARI, a global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, hosted its fourth annual Railroad Fleet Symposium this week at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Hino Class 5 COE Model 195 Double Cab

Hino Trucks Puts New Class 5 COE on Display at NTEA Work Truck Show

During the NTEA Work Truck Show, Hino Trucks displayed its new Class 5 COE model 195 Double Cab.

Troy Clarke Named CEO of Navistar

Navistar International Corporation has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Troy Clarke as president and chief executive officer of Navistar, effective April 15, 2013.

CEI to Show New Accident Management Tech at ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council Exhibition

The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) will showcase ClaimsLink Express Lane, the latest version of its online accident management application, at the 2013 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, hosted by the American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC).

2013 Work Truck Show Focuses on New Commercial Vans and Alt-Fuel Products

The National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) big event for 2013, The Work Truck Show, started in Indianapolis this week, where vehicle manufacturers and a range of companies showcased new products for the work truck marketplace.

DISH Network announced it will deploy 200 propane autogas-fueled ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-250 vans in the U.S. in 2013. Photo by Lauren Fletcher.

DISH Network Deploying 200 ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Vans in 2013

Pay-TV provider DISH Network Corp. announced at the NTEA's 2013 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis that it will roll out 200 ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas-fueled Ford E-250 cargo vans in its fleet in 2013. DISH said its new alt-fuel vans will support its residential and commercial customer service in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

Ranger Design Details New QuickShip Program at 2013 Work Truck Show

Ranger Design Inc. showed its latest products, and its new 24-hour QuickShip ordering program, at the 2013 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

RSC Bio Solutions and Radiator Speciality Company Form Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Sorbent Green, LLC

Radiator Specialty Company (RSC) announced it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Sorbent Green, LLC, makers of GreenSorb, an environmentally friendly absorbent that makes the management and disposal of fluid spills safe and easy.

Freightliner Launches Truck Equipment Manufacturers Support Program

Freightliner Trucks today introduced the Freightliner Frameworks Truck Equipment Manufacturers program at the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show. This new initiative complements the company’s overall strategy to develop solutions for truck equipment manufacturers (TEM) that make the upfitting process as efficient as possible.

The 2014 Ram ProMaster. Photo courtesy Chrysler.

Chrysler Releases Pricing for Ram ProMaster Vans

Chrysler announced MSRP for its all-new 2014 Ram ProMaster Cutaway, Chassis Cab, and Cargo Van models. Chrysler’s Ram Commercial division said the ProMaster targets businesses of all sizes in many industries.

The International TerraStar 4x4. Photo courtesy Navistar.

Navistar Shows New International TerraStar 4x4 at 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show

Navistar unveiled its new TerraStar 4x4 medium-duty work truck, which the company said is a 4x4 version of its original 4x2 TerraStar launched in 2010.

FleetLocate Trailer and Asset Intelligence Adds CDMA Technology

Spireon has added another dimension to its already existing GSM technology powering their FleetLocate Trailer and Asset Management Solution. The company has introduced their next-generation CDMA technology that gives trailer tracking customers additional reliability and coverage across the country.

Photo by Joanne Tucker.

Isuzu N-Series Named Work Truck’s 2013 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

The N-Series from Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA) was named Work Truck Magazine’s 2013 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year at the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show, held in Indianapolis March 6-8. Twelve vehicles were included in an online ballot and voted on by professional fleet managers.

Allison Unveils Fully Automatic Parallel Hybrid System for Commercial Vehicles

The company said this fully automatic parallel hybrid system system is for medium- and heavy-duty trucks for refuse, utility, and shuttle fleet applications. Allison said it expects to begin production of this system later this year.

Westport to Offer Bi-Fuel System Compatible Knapheide Service Bodies for F-250 and F-350 Trucks

Westport Innovations Inc. has partnered with Knapheide to offer custom vehicle bodies for Ford F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks, with box deletes, that are powered by Westport’s WiNG bi-fuel natural gas fuel system.

Tulsa’s APSCO Awarded Patent for Pneumatic Cylinder Technology

Air Power Systems Company (APSCO, Inc.) has received a U.S patent for its design of a pneumatic cylinder used to control pump valves on dump trucks.

Venchurs CNG Partners With Knapheide to Offer CNG Compatible Service Bodies and Upfitting Solutions

Venchurs has partnered with Knapheide, which will allow Venchurs to offer service bodies and other types of upfitting services for Ford F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks in addition to the CNG conversion that Venchurs already offers.





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