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American Power Group Signs National Distributor and Master Marketing Agreement with WheelTime Network LLC

LYNNFIELD, MA – American Power Group Corporation announced that its subsidiary, American Power Group, Inc. has signed a National Distributor and Master Marketing Agreement with WheelTime Network LLC.

Phillips 66 Lubricants Launches Vehicular Natural Gas Engine Oils

HOUSTON – As part of its continued investment in and support of customers using natural gas powered vehicles, Phillips 66 Lubricants has launched two vehicular natural gas engine oils, tri-branded (Phillips 66, Conoco & 76 Lubricants) Guardol NG and Kendall Super-D NG.

Tom Horne Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

DENTON, TX – Peterbilt Motors Company is pleased to announce that Tom Horne of Hunter Peterbilt has been posthumously awarded the Marvin F Gordon Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s 2012 Used Truck Association (UTA) Convention.

Navistar Appoints Samuel J. Merksamer To Board Of Directors

LISLE, IL – Navistar International Corporation announced Samuel J. Merksamer, managing director at Icahn Capital LP, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.

The 2014-MY Ford Transit full-size van will offer gasoline and diesel engine options.

Ford Says 2014 Transit Van to Offer 3.2L Diesel Engine Option

DEARBORN, MI – Ford revealed new details on the new diesel engine available for the automaker’s all-new full-size 2014-MY Transit van.

Westport to Add CNG Ford F-450 and F-550 in 2013

VANCOUVER, BC – Westport Innovations Inc. announced that it will expand its product offerings with the introduction of natural gas powered versions of the Ford F-450 and F-550 Super Duty trucks in mid-2013.

Grakon Honored Fifth Time in a Row by PACCAR

SEATTLE – Grakon, LLC announced that it has once again received PACCAR, Inc.’s “50 PPM” Quality Achievement Award.

ATA Urges Further Dialogue on CSA Data Limitations

ARLINGTON, VA – A white paper issued by American Trucking Associations (ATA) indicated the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance Safety Accountability lacks sufficient data on the majority of the industry to render meaningful scores for most motor carriers.

The 2013 Ram 1500.

2013 Ram 1500 Named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year

AUBURN HILLS, MIMotor Trend magazine has named the all-new 2013 Ram 1500 its 2013 Truck of the Year. Automotive Fleet magazine's audience also recently named the 2013 Ram 1500 the Fleet Truck of the Year,

U.S. DOT Orders Georgia-Licensed Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver to Cease Operating

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Johnny Felton, Jr., an imminent hazard and ordered him to immediately cease all commercial vehicle driver operations.

STOWERS

PHH Arval’s Rob Stowers Elected to ELFA Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee

SPARKS, MD – Rob Stowers, senior vice president, Truck and Equipment Leasing at PHH Arval, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee.

Chevron’s Delo Brand Lubricants Announces October 2012 Inductees to Million Mile Club

SAN RAMON, CA – Chevron Products Company unveiled the 10 drivers inducted to the Chevron Delo sponsored Red Eye Radio.

Knapheide, Sortimo International & Bosch Partner

Knapheide Manufacturing Company, along with Sortimo International GmbH and Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, have formed a unique partnership to give mobile technicians the most innovative and organized mobility solutions for their commercial vehicles.

Peterbilt Motors Company announces Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo as the 2011 North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year.

Peterbilt Announces Parts & Service Dealer of the Year

DENTON, TEXAS – Peterbilt Motors Company announces Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo as the 2011 North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year.

Smith Electric to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago

CHICAGO – Smith Electric Vehicles will open an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing facility in Chicago, and provided an update on the deployment of vehicles by FedEx Express and Coca-Cola.

Tire Purchasing Trends: What Does Your Fleet Do?

TORRANCE, CA – Work Truck magazine needs to hear from you! Does your fleet utilize medium-duty truck tires? If so, tell us all about it!

Northway Toyota vice president Greg Finin (right) presents a symbolic key to a new Tundra pickup truck to pastor Charlie Muller of Albany's CURE Foundation as part of Toyota's "100 Cars for Good" program while a pair of CURE's youthful clients look on. CURE will use the truck to transport food to its feeding centers. (PRNewsFoto/Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.)

Albany C.U.R.E. Keeps On Truckin'

LATHAM, NY - Northway Toyota presented a new Toyota Tundra pickup truck to the CURE Foundation of Albany as part of Toyota's "100 Cars for Good" program.

Getting Your Work Truck Ready for Winter

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Winter weather and the harsh driving conditions that come with it can be hard on trucks, but Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America suggests that downtime can be minimized with proper maintenance procedures.

Altech-Eco Receives EPA Certifications for its F-250/350 CNG Conversion Systems

ASHEVILLE, NC - Altech-Eco Corporation of Asheville, NC, announced it has obtained Certificates of Conformity from the EPA for both its CNG bi-fuel and dedicated conversion systems for the 2013 Ford 6.2L V8 F-250/350 pickups with Ford-supplied CNG gaseous prepped engine.

Mitsubishi Fuso Offers Tips to Ready Work Trucks for Winter Conditions

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ — With winter right around the corner, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America have tips for truck fleets to help minimize downtime.

ARI Wins Supernova Award

Mount Laurel, NJ – ARI, a global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, was announced as a winner of a 2012 SuperNova Award November 9, 2012, during the first night of Constellation Research’s Connected Enterprise innovation summit.

Northern Indiana Grant Opportunity

CROWN POINT, IND – The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) recently released information and the Request for Proposals for the 2013 Clean Diesel Project across Northern Indiana Grant. Applications are due by Friday, December 7.

Mike Scott Joins GE Capital Fleet Services as Energy Finance Specialist

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – GE Capital Fleet Services today announced it has hired Mike Scott as vice president of sales to bring together GE’s domain expertise in the fleet and oil & gas industries to benefit energy customers in Texas and Oklahoma, according to the company.

The 2013 RAV4 comes with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine option.

Toyota Shows All-new 2013 RAV4 at LA Auto Show

LOS ANGELES – Toyota brought its all-new, fourth-generation 2013-MY RAV4 to the LA Auto Show, where it debuted the vehicle at a press conference on Wednesday morning. The RAV4 comes in three trim levels, the LE, XLE, and Limited models and comes with a four-cylinder 2.5L engine.

Ram's Commercial Truck lineup. Its new van offerings are covered in the back row.

Chrysler Launches New Ram Commercial Truck Division

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand is launching a new division called Ram Commercial Truck, which the automaker said will focus on commercial truck development, sales, and support.





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