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Toyota Unveils 2014 Toyota Highlander

The all-new third-generation 2014 Toyota Highlander mid-size SUV made its world debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

Holman Automotive and ARI Raise More Than $3,000 for the American Heart Association

Holman Automotive Group and ARI recently donated $3,302 to the American Heart Association (AHA) raised as a result of a successful “Go Red For Women” campaign.

CARB to Hold Meeting on Alternative Diesel Fuel Regulations

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) plans to hold a public meeting in April to discuss regulatory ideas for alternative diesel fuels, including biodiesel, renewable diesel, and other diesel fuel substitutes.

Fleet Safety Tip of the Week: Securing Your Truck Load

Here's some advice on how to make sure cargo in a truck is safely secured.

Fleet Safety Award Nominations Deadline Is This Week

Nominate a deserving fleet or risk manager for the second annual Fleet Safety Award, sponsored by the American Automotive Leasing Association (AALA).

Cummins Generator Technologies Launches CorePlus for Hybrid Commercial Vehicles

Cummins Generator Technologies announced availability of its CorePlus Motor Generator and Power Electronics technology in the American market.

Auto Truck Group Awarded Ship-To Codes for Nissan

Auto Truck Group, an upfitter specializing in the design, construction, and installation of truck equipment, was recently awarded ship-to codes for Nissan.

Available with wheelbases ranging from 142- to 242-inches, the Kenworth K270 and K370 can accommodate bodies from 16- to 28-feet. Both the K270 and K370 are powered by a 6.7-liter PACCAR PX-7 engine with a standard 220-hp rating and 520 lb-ft of maximum torque. Optional ratings are 240-hp and 560 lb-ft of torque and 250-hp with 660 lb-ft of torque. Both models are available with Allison 5-speed transmissions. (Photo: Business Wire)

Kenworth's Cabovers are Earning Their Keep with Fleets

Available with wheelbases ranging from 142- to 242-inches, the K270 and K370 can accommodate bodies from 16- to 28-feet. Both the K270 and K370 are powered by a 6.7-liter PACCAR PX-7 engine with a standard 220-hp rating.

Bridgestone Commercial Kicksoff New Firestone Truck TIre Campaign

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions has launched its new Firestone campaign, "Those With Drive, Drive a Firestone."

Photo Gallery: Highlights of the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show

There is one thing for certain about the attendees of the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show were a hardy group--defying Mother Nature to check out the 500,000 sq.-ft. of vocational trucks and equipment in Indianapolis.

Auto Truck Group Awarded Ship-To for Nissan

Auto Truck Group recently was awarded ship-to codes for Nissan. The ship-to codes are applicable for Nissan commercial vans and trucks.

XRS Debuts Road Science Lab

XRS Corporation, a mobile fleet optimization software company, debuted its Road Science Lab, a new product immersion facility at its Eden Prairie, Minn. headquarters designed to give customers, prospects and technology partners a hands-on experience with the company’s new mobile software platform.

South Carolina's Largest Household Goods Mover Joins Atlas Van Lines' Agency Network

From the days of horse-drawn wagons to today’s modern horsepower, the moving services of Smith Dray Line have been a pillar of excellence for 125 years. Now, Smith Dray Line is joining the Atlas Van Lines family.

(L-R) Outgoing NTEA President Frank Livas, president, Brake & Clutch, Inc. passes gavel to newly-installed NTEA President Shawn Jacobs, president & CEO of STS Trailer & Truck Equipment.

Shawn Jacobs Installed as 49th President of the NTEA

Shawn Jacobs, president & CEO of STS Trailer & Truck Equipment (Syracuse, NY), was installed today as the 49th president of the NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry.

Cummins Turbo Technologies Waste Heat Expander

Cummins Turbo Technologies Reveals Fuel-Saving Technology

Cummins Turbo Technologies will be revealing a suite of near-market and future solutions capable of improving the fuel efficiency of any modern diesel engine by at least 6 percent.

Update Today! Extended Deadline for Top 100 Truck Fleets

Automotive Fleet is updating its annual listing of the Top 100 Truck fleets. If you have more than 250 trucks in your fleet, take a moment to update your information today. Updates are needed by Friday, March 22.

F-59 Stripped Chassis

Utilimaster Signs Agreements for CNG Conversions, Installation

Utilimaster Corporation, a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., announced an alliance with LandiRenzo to offer Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) conversions on Isuzu NPR-HD Gas vehicles, and also a preferred installer agreement with BAF Technologies for the BAF CNG system on the Ford F-59 walk-in van stripped chassis.

ARI System Enhancements Boost its MVR Program

Recent enhancements to site appearance and navigation have improved the MVR request process. Additionally, ARI’s investment in in-memory technology in 2012 has increased the speed at which fleet managers are alerted to issues related to MVR reports.

Verizon Launches Fleet Management Solution For 18,000 Vehicles in its Fleet

Verizon announced it is rolling out Networkfleet on the Verizon Wireless network, and will implement it on more than 18,000 of its service fleet vehicles.

Progressive Commercial Auto Insurance Offers Truck Skirt Program

Progressive Commercial Auto Insurance is offering owner operators a deal on a trailer skirt, which is designed to increase fuel efficiency on their trucks by up to an estimated 5 percent.

The 2014 model-year FUSO Canter FE and FG were introduced during the recent NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis in early March.

Mitsubishi Fuso Introduces 2014 FUSO Canter

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) introduced its new 2014 model-year FUSO Canter FE and FG Series commercial medium-duty trucks during the recent NTEA Work Truck Show.

South Mill Mushroom Sales Fleet Driver Safety Becomes Focuses with GreenRoad

GreenRoad, a provider of driver performance management, has sharpened the focus on driver safety at South Mill, a mushroom and produce grower and distributor. GreenRoad’s solution has now been expanded to all company vehicles.

The 2013 Nissan Frontier. Photo courtesy Nissan.

Nissan Improves 2013 Frontier Fuel Economy, Details MSRP

Nissan announced changes and pricing for its 2013-MY Nissan Frontier pickup truck. The automaker said it improved fuel economy for the Frontier by 2 mpg by reducing engine friction and enhancing aerodynamics.

Submit Nominations for the 2013 Fleet Hall of Fame

Nominations for the 2013 Fleet Hall of Fame are now being accepted, and are due by Monday, June 3.

TechSmart Releases New Electronic Throttle Body Tech Session

Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) has released a new TechSmart Tech Session video featuring TechSmart electronic throttle bodies.

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