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Fontaine Modification New Vocational Truck Operations Lead

Nate Eichinger will oversee vocational truck operations for Fontaine Modification.

Screenshot via Lytx.

DriveCam Renamed As Lytx

DriveCam, Inc. has changed its name to Lytx, Inc. The Lytx brand represents a significant evolution of the DriveCam business and reflects the company's mission of harnessing the power of data to change human behavior, according to the company.

FMCSA Test-Drives Improvements on Safety Data Website

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is test-driving an improved version of its Safety Measurement System website.

Auto Truck Group Opens East Coast Facility

Auto Truck Group, a North American upfitter specializing in the design, manufacture and installation of truck equipment, has announced the opening of its new facility located at 499 Old Kings Highway, Maple Shade, New Jersey.

Upfit Ford Super Duty Trucks Highlighted at SEMA

Upfit Ford Super Duty Trucks were on display at SEMA, spotlighting a variety of options available for these vehicles to cross the line from work to play and back again.

Polk Research: Commercial Vehicle Registrations Remain Soft

According to a new research report from Polk, new commercial vehicle registrations (GVW 3-8) remain soft through August 2013.

Diesel Falls 1.6¢ to $3.87 a Gallon

The national average price for diesel fell 1.6 cents to $3.87 per gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Photo courtesy of GM.

GM: Fleet Sales Rose 14% In October

General Motors Co. saw sales of fleet vehicles rise 14 percent in October, as retail sales rose 16 percent on the strength of light-duty truck sales, the automaker announced Friday.

Public Fleet Summit Comes to Austin

Dave Seavey, director of fleet operations for PG&E, is one of the presenters at this Public Fleet Summit, which focuses on leadership within public fleet management.

Photo of 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee courtesy of Chrysler.

Light-Duty Truck Sales Drive Chysler, GM Earnings

Chrysler and General Motors reported mixed third-quarter results Wednesday as both cited strong sales of light-duty pickup trucks and Chrysler noted higher demand for its Jeep SUVs.

Hi-Way VIP Promotion

For a limited time, VIP end-users can submit photos of their Hi-Way equipment on to be entered in the giveaway.

XRS Corp. Adds Two Leadership Positions

XRS Corporation, a mobile trucking intelligence company, has named industry veteran Jon Van Winkle vice president, product management, and experienced software engineer Arvind Sharma vice president of engineering.

Penray Broadens Management Team

The Penray Companies, Inc. has announced the formation of a new management team.

Feds Require 'Green' Fleets for $1.5B Package-Delivery Contract

Package-delivery companies competing for a federal contract will be required starting in 2014 to meet annual targets for fuel efficiency, greenhouse gas intensity, alternative fuel use, and delivery prices, an association announced.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado Durability Testing Over 12.5 Million Miles

Each new Chevrolet Silverado benefits from 12.5 million miles of durability testing before the first customer ever receives the keys.

Spartan Motors Reports Operating Income

Spartan Motors, Inc. announced operating income of $1.8 million for the third quarter of 2013.

2013 Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE

Mitsubishi Fuso: Canter FE Series 1.6% APR Financing Rate & 90-day Delayed Payment

As part of its "Year-End Savings Sales Event," Mitsubishi Fuso is is offering qualified buyers a low finance rate and an option to delay the first payment for up to 90 days.

2014 ATD Commercial Truck Award Nominees

The American Truck Dealers (ATD) has announced seven nominees for the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year.

Last Chance! Looking for the Top 100 Truck Fleets

Automotive Fleet is updating its annual listing of the Top 100 Truck fleets. If you have more than 250 Class 1-7 trucks in your fleet, take a moment to update your information today.

2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i photo courtesy of Subaru.

Consumer Reports Releases Reliability Rankings

The redesigned 2014 Subaru Forester compact SUV captured the top slot in the 2013 Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability rankings released Monday.

Ameren Illinois Opens New Workforce Training Center

The new Metro East Training Center sits on an 11.5-acre site in Belleville, Ill., and features state-of-the-art training rooms, a high bay for large equipment training, an indoor pole training area, and additional space for CDL and crane training.

8 States Push to Increase Zero-Emission Vehicles

Eight states recently vowed to increase the nation’s number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) to 3.3 million by 2025. Part of this agreement includes the opportunity for public-private partnerships among states, energy companies and other industry stakeholders.

Photo via Wikimedia.

Texas Auto Shipper's $7M Fleet Upgrade

Dallas-based Dependable Auto Shippers has invested $7 million to upgrade and expand its truck fleet over the next two years.

Driver Shortage Having Impact on Fleet Operations

Recently the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Chief Economist Bob Costello outlined how fleets are adjusting to continued tightness in the driver market.

Geotab Partners with Navistar to Provide Remote Diagnostics

Geotab announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Navistar’s OnCommand Web Service to offer a single remote diagnostic portal.


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