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Registration Open for Green Fleet Conference

TORRANCE, CA - The 2012 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, to be held Oct. 2-3 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill. is now open for registration!

Veolia Environmental Services Introduces CNG Trucks to Madison Market

WAUNAKEE, WI – Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., the solid waste division of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., announced the introduction of a fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) powered refuse trucks to its Waunakee, Wis., service area.

Truck Fleets Grapple With Managing Costs as Freight Hauling Demand Grows

IRVING, TEXAS – A recent survey by GE Capital found that transportation company chief financial officers (CFOs) across the U.S. see more business opportunities despite rising costs and regulatory challenges.

Networkfleet Achieves Esri Silver Tier Membership

SAN DIEGO – Networkfleet, a provider of wireless fleet management, announced it has achieved Silver Tier membership in the Esri Partner Network, a group of organizations offering a wide range of geographic information systems (GIS) solutions and services developed on the Esri software platform.

Propane-Autogas Trucks Help Small Business Save Big

HARRISONBURG, VA – Lewis Pest Control in Alabama expects to save more than $16,000 in fuel costs and displace approximately 20 tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually with eight propane autogas trucks.

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Quigley Transforms Nissan NV into 4X4

MANCHESTER, PA - Quigley Motor Company, a manufacturer of 4x4 full size van systems, announced the addition of the 4x4 Nissan NV Cargo and Passenger van to its product offerings.

Navistar to Introduce its Next Generation Clean Engine Solution

LISLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced that it will introduce its next generation clean engine solution – In-Cylinder Technology Plus (ICT+).

ATA Announces Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking

ARLINGTON, VA – American Trucking Associations (ATA) announced it will host the first summit dedicated to exploring the full range of issues related to the use of natural gas in the trucking industry.

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E.A. Sween Receives Energy Efficiency Leader Award from Thermo King

EDEN PRAIRE, MN – Deli Express/E.A. Sween Co. was recently awarded Thermo King’s Energy Efficiency Leader Award for a new truck designed to help improve fuel economy by nearly 50 percent while also increasing fleet sustainability, productivity, and cost effectiveness.

Sustainability All Star Voting in the Top of the Fifth

TORRANCE, CA – Time is ticking away to nominate individuals who have made a significant impact in greening the fleet industry.

Yara Opens DEF Terminal in Bayonne, N.J.

Yara North America Inc., the world’s largest Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) producer, announced the opening of a new storage terminal in Bayonne, N.J.

JASPER Offers Caterpillar C7 Common Rail Complete Diesel Engine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions offers the Caterpillar C7 Common Rail engine as a JASPER Remanufactured diesel in our Complete format.

U.S. Department of Transportation Orders WTSA US Express to Shut Down

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Wisconsin-based truck company WTSA US Express to immediately cease all transportation services, based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety.

Allison Transmission Purchases Equity Stake in Odyne Systems

WAUKESHA, WI – Allison Transmission Inc, the world’s largest manufacturer of fullyautomatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses, announced it has invested in a non-controlling equity stake in Odyne Systems, LLC.

Kimble Recycling & Disposal Deploys FleetMind Technologies

DOVER, OHIO - FleetMind Solutions, Inc. announced the deployment of its solution at Ohio’s Kimble Recycling & Disposal (formerly J&J Refuse).

American Truck Group Sees Private Lending Driving Job Growth For Trucking Industry

GULFPORT, MS - At a time when returns on savings, CDs and bonds alike have dwindled to near zero, American Truck Group's private lending opportunity is catching fire, according to the dealer.

Engine Rumors Fly, Navistar Schedules Friday Webinar

WARRENVILLE, IL – Amid rumors that it will switch its engine-emissions strategy, Navistar International has scheduled a webcast Friday, July 6 to announce “an update to various operational matters related to the company.”

MotorWeek creator and host John Davis.

FedEx Sustainability VP & MotorWeek Host to Speak at 2012 Green Fleet Conference

TORRANCE, CA – John Davis, producer/host/creator of MotorWeek, and Mitch Jackson, vice president of environmental affairs and sustainability for FedEx Corporation, will be delivering the keynote speeches at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference.

View the Recent Issue of Work Truck Magazine Online

TORRANCE, CA – Packed full of information for the Class 1-7 truck fleet market, the July/August issue of Work Truck magazine is available for viewing online.

Safety-Conscious Transportation Bill Hailed for Laying Foundation for Efficiency

ARLINGTON, VA – American Trucking Associations commended members of the House and Senate conference committee for their work in passing a safety-conscious highway bill that lays a solid foundation for addressing America's need for an efficient goods movement network.

Jukonski Truck Sales & Service Reaches Mitsubishi Fuso Sales Milestone

MIDDLETOWN, CT — Jukonski Truck Sales and Service, Middletown, CT, has announced the sale of its 1,000th new Mitsubishi Fuso truck to Climate Engineering in Berlin, CT.

Tests Confirm XL Hybrids’ Claims Tied to Fuel Economy

BOSTON, MA – XL Hybrids, Inc. has released vehicle testing results that validate a 21.2-percent reduction in fuel consumption achieved with the company's aftermarket hybrid electric powertrain.

Yara Opens DEF Storage Facility to Supply Fleets and Retail Outlets

TAMPA, FL – Yara North America Inc., a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) producer, announced the opening of a new storage terminal in Bayonne, N.J.

Networkfleet Achieves Esri Silver Tier Membership

SAN DIEGO – Networkfleet announced it has achieved Silver Tier membership in the Esri Partner Network.

Survey Finds Many Energy Fleets Haven't Established Safety and Fuel Policies

HOUSTON – ARI released its findings from a benchmarking survey that it conducted at its annual Energy Fleet Forum on May 15, 2012, in Houston. The company's survey found that many energy fleets haven’t established fuel or safety policies.





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