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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.

MotorWeek Host & FedEx Sustainability VP 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.

10th Annual 'Dog Days' to Feature an All-Out Horsepower Extravaganza

A truck lover's dream is about to commence in July during the Bully Dog “Dog Days” near the home base of the Bully Dog Technologies in Idaho, presented by Phil Meador’s Courtesy Ford.

Coming off the production line to achieve this historic milestone for the company was the ST 1082 Mobile Column Lift – a superior heavy duty vehicle lift capable of lifting up to 18,000 lbs. per column.

Steril-Koni USA Manufactures 2,000 HD Vehicle Lift

STEVENSVILLE, MD – Stertil-Koni USA, Inc., a heavy-duty truck lift and bus lift manufcaturer, today announced that its U.S. manufacturing facility, Stertil ALM, located in Streator, Illinois, has just produced the 2,000 unit made in the USA.

Vector...A Move Ahead Joins Atlas Van Lines

Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation’s leading moving companies, announces the addition of San Francisco-based agent Vector…A Move Ahead, Inc., a full-service moving and storage company, to its trusted network of nearly 500 agents throughout the United States and Canada.

FMCSA Removes 287 Commercial Truck & Bus Drivers from Road

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that 287 commercial bus and truck drivers were removed from the roads and more than 128 companies face enforcement actions as a result of the agency’s annual drug and alcohol strike force sweep that occurred from April 30 through May 11, 2012.

Mitchell 1 Launches New ProDemand Website at www.ProsDemandIt.com

Mitchell 1 announces it has launched an informative new website for its ProDemand repair information software at www.ProsDemandIt.com. The site features a wealth of information about the next generation of software from Mitchell 1 that will change the way that automotive technicians service vehicles.

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Spartan Motors Provides Update on Reach Launch

CHARLOTTE, MI - Demand for the Reach delivery vehicle with major fleets continues to be positive, as one of the world's largest parcel delivery companies announced an order for 150 new vehicles.

Gilbarco and Shell Sign Passport Service Offering Agreement

Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Shell Oil Products US, and Motiva Enterprises LLC (Shell) have signed an agreement to allow Gilbarco to provide an exclusive Passport Service Offering (PSO) Plus Service to thousands of Shell-branded stations in the U.S. utilizing Passport systems.

Wright Express Says Construction Industry Fuel Consumption Up 5.1% in May Over 2011

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME - The FCI measures national fuel consumption statistics for the construction industry. The April FCI was also up 4.5% over the same period in 2011.

Head-to-Head: Chevrolet 4500 Versus Ford E-450

DETROIT – GM Fleet and Commercial recently put its Chevrolet 4500 head-to-head with Ford’s E-450. GM put the vehicles through a series of tests, and recorded the results

Fleet Financing Available for Diesel Emissions Retrofits

VENTURA, CA – Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc., a cleantech emissions control company, has partnered with AIL to offer leasing solutions for Clean Diesel's ECS-branded DPF retrofit solutions to vehicle fleet owners and operators across North America.

Chrysler Recognizes Cummins as 2012 Sustainability Supplier of the Year

DETROIT – Chrysler Group LLC recognized Cummins Inc. as the 2012 Sustainability Supplier of the Year during the company's 2012 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony on June 6 at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.

ATA Urges FMCSA to Preserve CSA's Original Goal

ARLINGTON, VA – In a white paper released on June 20, American Trucking Associations urged the FMCSA to remain committed to the goal of its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program: to reduce commercial motor vehicle crashes, injuries and fatalities

Toyotires.com Offers Visitors New Design and Features

CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announces the company’s website, toyotires.com, has an all-new new look and feel.

U.S. DOT Orders BM&L Trucking, LLC to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Alabama-based BM&L Trucking, LLC, affiliated company IDM Transportation, Inc. and its owners to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety.

Hankook Tire America Attracts Fans And Consumers Via Facebook

WAYNE, NJ – Following the launch of Hankook Tire’s global Facebook page last year, Hankook Tire America is stepping into the spotlight with its own dedicated “Hankook USA” Facebook page.

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New Director of Commercial Tire Sales Joins Kumho Tires

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA – Kumho Tire U.S.A., announced it has brought on Ron Gilbert as its new Director of Commercial Tire Sales.

“The first month after the truck was converted to run on propane autogas, we used 354 gallons and saved somewhere between $400-500 on fuel,” said Midwest Roofing and Construction owner Josh Fowler.

Propane Autogas Truck to Save Thousands for Roofing & Construction Business

MADISON, WI – Midwest Roofing and Construction in Dodgeville, Wis., expects to save around $5,000 annually on fuel costs after converting the company’s 2012 Ford F-150 5.0L to run on clean propane autogas.

PowerPhase HD Electric Drive Systems Powering FedEx Express Boulder EV Vans

LONGMONT, CO - UQM Technologies, Inc., has begun supplying the PowerPhase HD 220 electric drive systems to Boulder EV to build delivery vans for FedEx Express.

Diesel Exhaust Linked to Lung Cancer, Says WHO

LYON, FRANCE – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization (WHO), has classified diesel engine exhaust as “carcinogenic to humans."

Peterbilt Dealer Announces South Carolina Natural Gas Truck Forum

Greenville, SC – The Pete Store, LLC announced plans to hold a Natural Gas Truck Forum in Greenville, South Carolina on July 24th.





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