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The new Silverado will start production in 2013.

Next-Generation Silverado Undergoing Final Validation

DETROIT – Engineers are conducting the final validation of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado light-duty pickups, according to GM.

Cummins Receives EPA Certification for ISX15 Engine

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), meeting both the EPA 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014.

The partnership between Hino Trucks and Morgan Corporation is designed to provide customers a 21-day turnaround from chassis or order receipt on stocked trucks.

Hino’s New Partnership to Provide Faster Turnaround on Freight Van Bodies

NOVI, MI – Hino Trucks has partnered with Morgan Corporation on a quick delivery, dry freight van body program for its conventional trucks. The new program is designed to have a 21-day turnaround from chassis or order receipt on stocked trucks.

Williams Innovations Rolls Out Teleswivel Hitch Systems At Sunbelt Rentals

DURHAM, NC – Sunbelt Rentals is fielding TeleSwivel brand proximity hitches to all of its vehicles that tow trailers, starting with hitch adapters on new pick-up trucks for managers and sales reps and receiver hitches in new roll back, stake body, and service trucks.

Alcoa Study: Forged Aluminum Wheels Cut Commercial Carbon Footprints

CLEVELAND – Alcoa released the findings of a peer-reviewed life cycle assessment (LCA) which concludes that Alcoa aluminum wheels substantially cut the carbon footprint of commercial vehicles.

Ram's Halo Truck Line Offers New, Exclusive Features

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Ram’s halo truck line focuses on best-in-class capability and best-in-class total cost of ownership. For 2013, the new Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab trucks also receive an all-new interior, the latest infotainment technology and exclusive upfit solutions.

Ford to Extend ‘We Own Work’ Campaign Across Entire F-Series Line

DALLAS – To tell the F-150 story, Ford is extending its “We Own Work” campaign across the F-Series lineup, inviting social engagement by providing an online forum for hard-working, hard-playing owners to share their F-150 stories and recognize their collective contributions.

Qualcomm’s TT210 Offers Enhanced Capabilities for Better Trailer Management

Qualcomm Incorporated, a provider of integrated wireless systems, applications and services to transportation and logistics companies, announced the release of its latest edition of Trailer Tracks 210 (TT210).

The Great GOJO Giveaway U.S. Fall Promo Underway

THE GREAT GOJO GIVEAWAY fall promotion from GOJO Industries, Inc. has kicked off for U.S. employees in the automotive, construction, manufacturing, mining, and utilities industries.

Walter Surface Technologies headquarters.

Walter Celebrates 60 Years of Surface Treatment Technologies

When Walter J. Somers and a few colleagues opened the first office in the Montreal region in 1952, they took the first steps on a new and unfamiliar path.

KIOTI Tractor Announces 5-Year Warranty on CS2410 Subcompact Tractor

KIOTI Tractor announced an exclusive opportunity to receive a complementary, five-year KIOTI Tractor warranty with the purchase of their new CS2410 subcompact tractor.

XRS Corporation Announces Winner of Xtra Mile Award

MINNEAPOLIS - XRS Corporation celebrated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week with the Xtra Mile Award to recognize a driver who has gone above and beyond.

J.D. Power and Associates: Medium-Duty Truck Fuel Efficiency Improves

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - Although reported fuel economy and quality improve for medium-duty trucks, the impact on satisfaction with new engines meeting the 2010 EPA emission regulations is negligible even as fuel prices rise.

Is Your Fleet One of the Top 100 Commercial Truck Fleets?

TORRANCE, CA - Does your fleet operate more than 500 trucks, or has your fleet composition or size changed recently? Let us know!

Navistar Shutting Down Workhorse as Part of Cost-Cutting

UNION CITY, IN - Workhorse Custom Chassis is going out of business and is due to shut down in October.

Branches will start getting the Tacomas delivered in January 2013, and it will take until 2015 to complete the transition. Orkin plans to lease a total of about 5,000 Tacomas. Current Rangers will be sold as their lease term expires.

Orkin Announces Replacement for Ford Ranger

Orkin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc., announced it has chosen the Toyota Tacoma to replace its fleet of Ford Rangers.

Black Book Says Pace of Car Price Declines Picks Up; Trucks Show Opposite Pricing Momentum

GAINESVILLE, GABlack Book reported that resale values declines in the car segment have become increasingly large since April, though the truck segment, on the other hand, has seen price drops slow.

UD Trucks to End Production in U.S.

GREENSBORO, NC – UD Trucks will cease production of its cab-over-engine trucks in the U.S. market by the end of calendar year 2012, according to a company spokesperson.

Goodyear Debuts Self-Inflating Technology for Commercial Tires

AKRON, OHIO – Researchers at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have been working on a new Air Maintenance Technology application that can aid in fuel savings and CO2 reductions while potentially improving performance and eliminating need for external inflation pressure intervention.

The Toyota Tacoma remains the best-selling compact pickup truck in the U.S. market and further ensures its leadership for 2013 by offering a new Limited Package for a touch of luxury in a hard-working pickup.

Toyota Announces Updates to Tacoma and Tundra

TORRANCE, CA - Toyota has announced several updates to its popular pickup truck line, which inclues the Tundra and Tacoma, including Display Navigation with Entune on the Tundra and a new Limited Package on the Tacoma.

The e-NV200 combines the advanced powertrain of the 100-percent electric Nissan LEAF with all the spaciousness, versatility, and practicality of the base vehicle-the NV200 multi-purpose compact van.

FedEx and Nissan Expand Cooperative Testing of the 100% Electric Nissan e-NV200 to New Global Markets

HANOVER, GERMANY – Nissan unveiled the all-new 100-percent electric Panel Van version e-NV200 Concept, decorated with Nissan and FedEx graphics and logos.

ecoPLUS Helps U.S. Fleets Reduce Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emissions by Up to 20%

CONCORD, MA - TomTom Business Solutions announced U.S. availability of TomTom ecoPLUS, a new add-on device that provides commercial fleets with an innovative and easy way to reduce fuel consumption and vehicle CO2 emissions.

New Texas Transportation Study Reveals Ways to Hire and Retain Truck Drivers

SAN ANTONIO - The 2012 Texas Trucking Industry Study shows Texas trucking companies that expect to grow this year are unique in seven key ways in terms of how they recruit and retain good truck drivers.

Eaton Supporting Deep Incentive Program for Hybrid Vehicles in California

GALESBURG, MI - Eaton Corporation has aligned with the California Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) to assist California-based fleets wanting to purchase low-emissions, fuel-efficient medium- and heavy-duty hybrid vehicles.

(L-R) Mark Hernandez , Mt. Holly plant manager; Roger Nielsen, COO, Daimler Trucks North America; Mike Allison, director fleet acquisition, design & policy, Duke Energy; and Ray Best, director Northern Region Large Business Customer Group, Duke Energy.

Freightliner Trucks Marks Production of 500,000th Vehicle at Mount Holly Plant

MOUNT HOLLY, NC - Freightliner Trucks celebrated the production of its 500,000th vehicle at its Mount Holly, N.C. plant on Sept. 12.





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