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Supreme Industries to Divest Shuttle-Bus Business

Supreme Industries, Inc., manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles including truck bodies, trolleys, armored and specialty vehicles, announced that it intends to divest its shuttle-bus business.

Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference: June 1-4, 2014

The 61st annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference will be held June 1-4, 2014 at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center in Williamsburg, Va.

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander (SOURCE: IIHS)

Mitsubishi Outlander SUV Earns Highest Safety Rating

The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander was named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) "Top Safety Pick+" and the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport designated the only IIHS "Top Safety Pick" model in the Small SUV category.

U.S. Xpress Partners with Truck-Lite

Truck-lite Co., LLC, a heavy-duty lighting and visibility systems manufacturer, announced that U.S. Xpress Enterprises will make Truck-Lite's new custom LED headlight its factory standard for forward lighting on its fleet's 2014 Freightliner Cascadia truck.

Western Star 4700 (PHOTO: Daimler Trucks)

Daimler Trucks on Track for Best Year Since 2006

Daimler Trucks is set to reach its sales target for 2013 and deliver more trucks than in any year since 2006.

AutoTrader.com Shows Full-Size Trucks Popular

Trucks made up nearly half of the top 20 most popular new vehicles on AutoTrader.com in 2013, including three of the top five.

First-time offenders of the new Illinois law will face a $75 fine.

Illinois' Handheld Phone Ban for Drivers Starts Jan. 1

Because the ban is a "primary" law, police can ticket a driver for the offense without any other traffic violation taking place.

Vote for 2014 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

Cast your ballot today for Work Truck's sixth annual Medium-Duty Truck of the Year Award.

Photo courtesy of City of Orlando.

Orlando Rolls Out Hydraulic Hybrid Refuse Trucks

Nine new refuse trucks using Parker Hannifin's RunWise hybrid drive system headed out on Thursday to help handle the city's most demanding waste-collection shift after Christmas Day.

Cox Enterprise Names Fleet Director

Jim Bigelow has been named director of enterprise fleet for Atlanta-based media conglomerate Cox Enterprises.

Photo via AmtrakGuy2010/Flickr.

UPS, FedEx Fleets Overwhelmed by Online Holiday Orders

United Parcel Service and FedEx Corp. scrambled to deliver holiday gifts after Christmas Day following an unexpected surge in online ordering that brought delays and plenty of customer complaints.

1928 Kenworth VS107 restored by Al Koenig of Rochester, Minn.

Kenworth Owners Restore Vintage Work Trucks

As part of its 90th Anniversary, several Kenworth truck owners showed off their restored work trucks as a labor of love for the brand.

The Fabber was chosen by MAKE magazine readers as the ultimate Transit Connect Wagon upfit.

Contest Gives Transit Connect Wagon the Ultimate Upfit

The Hackmobile has been selected as the winning design in the Ultimate Maker Vehicle Challenge.

Detroit Diesel Corporation began its life in 1938 as part of GM's Diesel Division. It joined Daimler in 2000.

Detroit Diesel Marks 75th Anniversary

Starting with the production of the first Detroit engine in March 1938, the Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary has a long history of innovative powertrain solutions.

Research: SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing Focuses on Fuel Efficency, Powertrain Options

According to a new research report, over the next five years, automakers will focus on producing crossover-utility vehicles and trucks with an emphasis on improved fuel efficiency.

Fed Grants Help Develop Fuel Cell Delivery Van, Truck

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded more than $7 million for hydrogen and fuel-cell vehicle and infrastructure projects in four states to speed the development of the technology.

Credit: DOE

Average Diesel and Gasoline Prices Move Higher After Brief Drops

After falling for two straight weeks the price of diesel has turned higher as oil is approaching the $100 per barrel mark once again.

Photo courtesy of General Motors.

GM's '15 Tahoe Gets Anti-Theft Tech

The Tahoe, which has consistently showed up on annual stolen-vehicle lists, is getting several security upgrades including a standard steering column lock, robust door lock cylinders and shields, more hidden storage, and non-removable third-row seats.

Work Truck Staff Wishes You a Happy Holidays

The editors and staff of Work Truck magazine wish you all a very happy, healthy, and safe holiday season.

Contintental ContiTread HLT1

Continental 'Wraps Up' New Truck Tire Product

Contintental Tire the Americas announced that the HTL1 wide single truck tire is now available as a ContiTread retread.

On the Light Side: Santa Route Planning Suite* Beta Test

Realizing a need for a dynamic planning and route optimization suite that can effectively aid Santa Claus in his yearly trek around the world on Christmas Eve, Telogis has begun testing its new Telogis Santa Suite this month.

NTP to Offer Diesel & Natural Gas Coverage

National Truck Protection Inc. (NTP) is formulating coverage plans for natural gas engines.

Navistar's Produces International DuraStar with Cummins ISB

The first units with the Cummins ISB 6.7L engine were released from the company's Escobedo, Mexico assembly plant.

Algonquin Power Closes New England Natural Gas Assets Acquisition

The acquisition of New England Gas Assets was originally announced in February 2013 and regulatory approval was received from the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities in early December.

Halliday

PHH Arval's President Resigns, Interim Head Named

PHH Corporation has announced that Jim Halliday, senior vice president and chief business development officer, North America, and president, PHH Canada, has been appointed interim president, PHH Arval, effective immediately.

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