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Venchurs will show that with a little extra planning and patience, it is completely possible to drive across the country on CNG, a fuel that in many places, costs half as much as regular gasoline.

Venchurs CNG Bi-Fuel Ford Truck to Tow Custom Jeep from Detroit to Las Vegas

ADRIAN, MI - Making the trek from Michigan to Las Vegas for the SEMA Show is a Venchurs’ converted 2012 Bi-Fuel F-350, which will tow one of VWerks’ booth vehicles, a custom upfitted Jeep Wrangler.

Sears Auto Center Announces a New Authorization Offering for Fleet Customers Via Auto Integrate

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL - Sears Auto Center has announced a new service transaction authorization platform with Auto Integrate, a specialty provider of leading-edge e-commerce solutions to the automotive service and fleet management industry.

Navistar, Cummins Finalize Supply Agreements for Emissions Aftertreatment, Heavy-duty Engines

LISLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced it has reached definitive, long-term supply agreements for heavy-duty diesel engines and emissions aftertreatment technologies with Cummins Inc.

Hino Engines Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction Fifth Consecutive Year

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — As medium-duty truck engine technology advances, more complicated repairs lead to more unscheduled downtime, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Medium-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study released Oct. 18.

Let Your Voice be Heard About Your Fleet Management Career

TORRANCE, CA – "Automotive Fleet" magazine wants to hear about your career as a fleet manager!

Last Chance for Top 100 Commercial Truck Fleets Update

TORRANCE, CA - Does your fleet operate more than 500 trucks, or has your fleet composition or size changed recently? Update your information online today! The deadline has been extended to Friday, Oct. 26.

A.R.E. has painted the custom Pro Football of Fame Truck with a stylized silhouette of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium.

A.R.E. to Auction Pro Football Hall of Fame Truck

MASSILLON, OHIO - Truck enthusiasts and pigskin fans now have the chance to own the ultimate football truck from leading truck cover manufacturer A.R.E. and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Zep to Acquire Vehicle Care Division of Ecolab

ATLANTA – Zep Inc., a producer and marketer of a wide range of cleaning and maintenance solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all of the assets of Ecolab Vehicle Care, a division of Ecolab Inc.,

Peterbilt Sets Record Production Levels for Model 320

DENTON, TEXAS – Peterbilt Motors Company has set a company production record for its popular Model 320.

A Go Natural technician converts an F-150 XLT to bi-fuel CNG during the recent Green Fleet Conference & Expo.--Photo by: Chris Wolski, Work Truck magazine

Go Natural Converts F-150 to Bi-Fuel CNG in Record Time

WOODS CROSS, UT – With a Go Natural conversion kit and two technicians working together, a 2010 5.4L F150 XLT pick-up truck was converted to run on CNG and gasoline (bi-fuel) in just under 2 hours and 15 minutes during the recent Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Schaumburg, Ill.

A MAN Metropolis featuring a Phoenix Drives PD550-dual inverter.

Phoenix Drives Used in MAN Metropolis Hybrid Concept Truck

FARGO, ND – The Phoenix Drives PD550-dual inverter is the main power electronics module used in the MAN Metropolis, which will be on display at the eCarTec International Fair for Electric- and Hybrid-Mobility held 23-25 October 2012 in Munich, Germany.

Ford engineers have raised conventional towing capacity to 18,500 lbs. and improved payload capability to 7,260 lbs.

2013 Ford F-Series Boosts Towing and Payload Capacities

DEARBORN – Ford has strengthened the F-Series lineup for 2013, raising the bar for Super Duty towing, hauling, and braking, according to the automaker.

Navistar Appoints John Pope to Board of Directors

LISLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced John Pope, chairman of PFI Group, LLC, a financial management firm, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.

Love’s Opens First 'Fast Fill' CNG Facility for Heavy-Duty Trucks

OKLAHOMA CITY - Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of its first compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel facility designed for rapid fueling of heavy-duty trucks.

Jeff Foxworthy Named Keynote Entertainer for The Work Truck Show 2013

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Jeff Foxworthy, the largest-selling comedy-recording artist in history, will serve as the keynote entertainer at The Work Truck Show 2013.

KIOTI Tractor Launches Winter Retail Programs

WENDELL, NC – KIOTI Tractor, a Division of Daedong-USA, Inc., announced the launch of four new Winter Retail Programs aimed at helping customers equip their tractors for year-round use.

Two Continental Retreads Verified by SmartWay

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire the Americas, LLC’s Commercial Vehicle Tire Business Unit received word that two of its ContiTreads were part of the first round of retread tire products verified for low rolling resistance in the program’s history.

Industry Leader Beaty Joins CALSTART as Vice President

PASADENA, CA – CALSTART announced today that Kevin Beaty is joining its team as a vice president and director of its highly successful high-efficiency truck program.

Diesel Prices Hit Four-year High

WASHINGTON - Diesel prices have hit their highest level since September 2008. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported on Monday that the national average price for a gallon of diesel is $4.15, up 5.6 cents a gallon from last week, and 34.9 cents from one year ago.

2013 GL-Class

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Named Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year

MONTVALE, NJ - The all-new, second-generation Mercedes-Benz GL-Class sport utility has won the 2013 Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year award.

Colorado Mountain Express Offers a Cleaner Option with ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Technology

VAIL, CO - Colorado Mountain Express (CME), a year-round ground transportation provider for mountain visitors, is offering customers a greener ride to some of Colorado’s most breathtaking destinations aboard ROUSH CleanTech shuttle vans fueled by propane autogas.

1937 Chevrolet GC Series AAA 10,245-mile test

Chevrolet Trucks Celebrates 95 Years

DETROIT – It started with a simple idea – a few car chassis fitted with hand-built beds to help carry materials around a booming car factory. Before long, millions of Chevrolet pickups were woven into the fabric of a fast-growing country.

TomTom Business Solutions expands WEBFLEET Reporting Capabilities

CONCORD, MA - The new reporting features include a new set of more than 40 different reports that provide businesses with superior insight into fleet operations.

Navman Wireless Solution Allows Anywhere, Anytime Tracking

GLENVIEW, IL, and SHELTON, CT – Navman Wireless and OEM Data Delivery have jointly released the first fuel management solution.

Ryder Launches Forum for Fleet Trends

MIAMI, FL – Ryder System, Inc., a commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions provider, announced it has launched its new blog, “Exchange.”

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