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New Industrial Sales Manager at Continental

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC is announced that tire industry veteran Gary Sass has joined the company as U.S. sales manager for the Industrial Tire business unit.

KIOTI Tractor Spotlights John’s Tractor Works as Standout Dealer

With on-site, certified mechanics, to service tractors, equipment and utility vehicles, maintenance is easy and hassle-free. John's Tractor Works & Equipment is highly committed to being available to its customers for whatever their needs may be.

Mitsubishi Fuso Rev It Up Sales Event Offers 1.7% APR Financing for 36 Months, No Payment for 90 Days

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ— As part of its 4Q Rev It Up sales event, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. will offer 1.7-percent APR financing for 36 months on all new 2012/2013 Canter FE Series medium-duty commercial trucks sold to qualified buyers in the U.S.

Freightliner Offers Extended Warranty Option for M2 106 Trucks

FORT MILL, SC – Freightliner Trucks is now offering the option of a free five-year/250,000 mile Cummins PP1 extended engine warranty on its model-year 2012 and 2013 Freightliner Business Class M2 106 trucks with Cummins ISB engines purchased from dealer inventory before year end.

Study Finds More Particulate Emissions From Charbroiled Burgers Than Diesel Trucks

WASHINGTON – The major advancements in clean diesel technology have been highlighted in a new and unique study by the University of California-Riverside that found commercially cooked hamburgers emit more particulate matter than 2007-2010 model-year clean diesel trucks.

NationaLease Announces 2012 Leadership Circle Award Winners

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – The NationaLease organization announced the 2012 recipients of its Leadership Circle Awards, presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the full service truck leasing network held in September in Baltimore.

Navistar's Hebe Retiring

LISLE, IL - James Hebe, Navistar senior vice president, North America Sales Operations, announced his retirement.

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Isuzu Announces Enhanced Extended Warranty for 2013 Diesel Trucks

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America’s best-selling low-cab-forward trucks, announced the availability of a significantly enhanced extended warranty for all 2013 Isuzu N-Series diesel trucks sold on or after Oct. 1, 2012.

CleanFUEL USA Provides Dispensing Equipment for New Indiana Propane Autogas Station

GEORGETOWN, TEXAS – CleanFUEL USA is playing a role in Propane People’s 10-year anniversary celebration as the Indiana-based company opens its first public autogas station. CleanFUEL USA provided fuel dispensing equipment for the new station.

PG&E Purchases New Gas Maintenance Trucks

TRACY, CA – A truck assembly company in Tracy, Calif., has expanded its payroll by 50 employees thanks to business from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), including a project to assemble the utility's next generation of gas maintenance and construction trucks.

Cummins Receives EPA Certification for ISX15 Engine

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. announced that it has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. EPA, meeting both the agency's 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014.

Nine Nominated for 2013 National Truck of the Year

McLEAN, VA – The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced the nine nominees for the 2013 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, a national award recognizing the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories.

Next Generation Silverado Undergoing Final Validation

DETROIT – GM engineers are conducting the final validation of the next generation Silverado light-duty pickups. The new Silverado will start production in 2013.

Greenkraft Obtains CARB Certificate/EO for 2012 General Motors 4.8L V-8 in Natural Gas

SANTA ANA, CA -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued an Executive Order (EO) on Greenkraft Inc’s 2012 dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems on General Motors 14,000 lbs. GVRW and above 4.8L V-8 engine.

Significant features include available Hill Descent Control, segment-first HID headlamps, and segment-exclusive power-folding and telescoping trailer tow mirrors.

Ford Debuts 2013 F-150 King Ranch in Texas

DALLAS – The 2013 Ford F-150 King Ranch was debuted at the 2012 State Fair of Texas. The new model is available with a 5.0L V-8 or 3.5L EcoBoost engine, and achieves 11,300 lbs. of trailer towing capability, according to Ford.

The HHVs in Baltimore will be deployed immediately, while the vehicles in Atlanta will be introduced before the end of 2012.

UPS to Add 40 Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles to its Fleet

BALTIMORE – UPS announced it will deploy 20 hydraulic hybrid vehicles in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. Developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Parker Hannifin Corporation, the vehicles are expected to improve fuel economy up to 35 percent.

Beaty Joins CALSTART as Vice President

PASADENA, CA – Kevin Beaty joins CALSTART as a vice president and director of its high-efficiency truck program. Prior to joining CALSTART, Beaty worked for Eaton Corporation.

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).

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