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MORALES

Auto Truck Names New Regional Fleet Sales Manager

Auto Truck Group, an upfitter specializing in the design, construction, and installation of truck equipment, named Lisa Morales as Regional Fleet Sales Manager.

New Report Summarizes Car-Truck Contribution/Fault in Serious Crashes

A new report released by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) summarizes the car-truck relative contribution/fault findings of several large-scale studies.

Last Chance to See How Your Salary Compares

It's your last chance to see how you compare with your peers! Every two years, Automotive Fleet conducts a salary survey of fleet managers to find out what the average salary is for the fleet manager position.

Kitchens on Wheels Tapped as Sprinter Vans Official Food Truck Upfitter

Kitchens on Wheels has been named an approved food truck upfitter for the Sprinter by Daimler Vans.

ATA: Study Shows Many Truck-Small Vehicle Crashes Caused by the Passenger Vehicle

A new report released by the American Trucking Associations paper cites studies that show that many crashes involving a commercial truck and a smaller vehicle were initiated or caused by the driver of the smaller vehicle.

Hino Trucks Partners with Morgan Corporation

Hino Trucks has partnered with Morgan Corporation on a quick delivery, dry freight van body program for its conventional trucks.

Chrysler's Fred Diaz introduces the Ram ProMaster at the Chicago Auto Show. Photo courtesy Chrysler.

Ram ProMaster Video Shows Different Upfit Configurations

At Chrysler's Ram Truck brand's press conference at the Chicago Auto Show, the brand showed its new ProMaster commercial van and the wide variety of possible upfit configurations.

The 2013 Ram 1500. Chrysler's Ram Truck brand plans to offer a 3.0L V-6 EcoDiesel engine on the 2014-MY version of the Ram 1500. Photo courtesy Chrysler.

Ram Truck to Offer Diesel Engine for 2014 Ram 1500

Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand plans to offer a small-displacement diesel engine for its 2014 model-year Ram 1500 pickup truck. The automaker said the engine will be a new 3.0L V-6 EcoDiesel.

Hankook Tire Announces New Vice President of Technology/Head of Akron Technical Center

Hankook Tire has named Thomas Kenny its new Vice President of Technology & Head of its Akron Technical Center in Uniontown, Ohio.

Westin Automotive Names Junior Calvert Vice President of Sales

Westin Automotive announced the promotion of Junior Calvert to the position of Vice President of Sales.

Idle Free Systems Signs Virginia Truck Center as dealer

Virginia Truck Center, with six locations throughout Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, has signed an agreement to sell, install and service Idle Free electric APUs.

inthinc Introduces Mining Business Unit

Due to increasing demand for inthinc solutions in the mining industry, inthinc Technology Solutions, Inc. announced the formation of the inthinc Mining Business Unit.

Navistar Continues Commitment to Construction Segment with New Product Enhancements

At this week’s World of Concrete trade show, Navistar showcased its commitment to the construction segment with an array of updated severe service truck offerings from International Truck and a comprehensive line-up of mixer products from Continental Mixers.

In August 2012, media had a chance to watch the teardown of the two Cummins ISX diesel engines using EcoPower re-refined oil.

Detroit Diesel Approves EcoPower Heavy-Duty Diesel Oil

Safety-Kleen Systems announced that Detroit Diesel has approved EcoPower Heavy-Duty Diesel 10W-30 CJ-4/SM for use in Detroit Diesel engines.

More than 3,500 Hostess Vehicles Being Auctioned

More than 3,500 vehicles, including box trucks, pickup trucks, step vans, tractors, trailers, vans, and yard jockey's are being auctioned off by Hilco Industrial, LLC.

2013 Chevrolet Tahoe

General Motors Foundation and Chevrolet Help Distressed Neighborhoods

The General Motors Foundation is providing a $1 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to help with neighborhood revitalization efforts in 12 U.S. cities, and Chevrolet donated a 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe to the Union Beach EMS squad.

Peterbilt Showcases New Products

Peterbilt Motors Company took advantage of the stage provided by the 39th World of Concrete to highlight its new products.

UPS Feted by California Governor for Deployment of Zero-Emission Delivery Vehicles

California Governor Jerry Brown led the celebration of UPS' deployment of 100 fully electric commercial delivery vehicles throughout the state.

NICB: Pickup Truck Tailgate Thefts a Growing Problem

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a first-time report that examines the incidents of tailgate thefts across the United States. A total of 1,343 claims were generated from 45 states.

The Ram ProMaster will be available during the third quarter of 2013. Photo courtesy Chrysler Group.

Chrysler Reveals 2014 Ram ProMaster Full-Size Van in Chicago

The 2014-MY Ram ProMaster will come in two roof heights, three wheelbases, and four body lengths, plus a cutaway model, for a total of 13 different configurations. The all-new vehicle will be available during the third quarter of 2013, according to the automaker.

The 2014 Tundra will be redesigned, inside and out, representing the first major change since the launch of the current generation for the 2007 model-year.

Toyota Unveils 2014 Tundra Full-Size Pickup

The 2014 Tundra will be redesigned, inside and out, representing the first major change since the launch of the current generation for the 2007 model-year.

Betts Company Announces New Name, Logo

After the completion of a strategic branding initiative, Betts Spring Company announced its new name: Betts Company.

Navman Wireless Acquired by Danaher Corp.

Navman Wireless, a provider of advanced fleet and asset management technology used to optimize business and government fleets as well as heavy equipment operations, announced its acquisition by Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 250 science and technology company.

GERKEN

PalFleet Truck Equipment Appoints New President of PalFleet Truck Equipment

PalFleet Truck Equipment is pleased to announce that Ed Gerken has been appointed President of PalFleet Truck Equipment

Positive Outlook for Medium-Duty Truck Purchases

Responses received by CK Commercial Vehicle Research (CKCVR) to its first quarter 2013 Fleet Sentiment Report inquiry show positive signs for medium and heavy commercial truck and trailer purchases.





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