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Ford engineers have raised conventional towing capacity to 18,500 lbs. and improved payload capability to 7,260 lbs.

2013 Ford F-Series Boosts Towing and Payload Capacities

DEARBORN – Ford has strengthened the F-Series lineup for 2013, raising the bar for Super Duty towing, hauling, and braking, according to the automaker.

Navistar Appoints John Pope to Board of Directors

LISLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced John Pope, chairman of PFI Group, LLC, a financial management firm, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.

Love’s Opens First 'Fast Fill' CNG Facility for Heavy-Duty Trucks

OKLAHOMA CITY - Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of its first compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel facility designed for rapid fueling of heavy-duty trucks.

Jeff Foxworthy Named Keynote Entertainer for The Work Truck Show 2013

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Jeff Foxworthy, the largest-selling comedy-recording artist in history, will serve as the keynote entertainer at The Work Truck Show 2013.

KIOTI Tractor Launches Winter Retail Programs

WENDELL, NC – KIOTI Tractor, a Division of Daedong-USA, Inc., announced the launch of four new Winter Retail Programs aimed at helping customers equip their tractors for year-round use.

Two Continental Retreads Verified by SmartWay

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire the Americas, LLC’s Commercial Vehicle Tire Business Unit received word that two of its ContiTreads were part of the first round of retread tire products verified for low rolling resistance in the program’s history.

Industry Leader Beaty Joins CALSTART as Vice President

PASADENA, CA – CALSTART announced today that Kevin Beaty is joining its team as a vice president and director of its highly successful high-efficiency truck program.

Diesel Prices Hit Four-year High

WASHINGTON - Diesel prices have hit their highest level since September 2008. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported on Monday that the national average price for a gallon of diesel is $4.15, up 5.6 cents a gallon from last week, and 34.9 cents from one year ago.

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2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Named Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year

MONTVALE, NJ - The all-new, second-generation Mercedes-Benz GL-Class sport utility has won the 2013 Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year award.

Colorado Mountain Express Offers a Cleaner Option with ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Technology

VAIL, CO - Colorado Mountain Express (CME), a year-round ground transportation provider for mountain visitors, is offering customers a greener ride to some of Colorado’s most breathtaking destinations aboard ROUSH CleanTech shuttle vans fueled by propane autogas.

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Chevrolet Trucks Celebrates 95 Years

DETROIT – It started with a simple idea – a few car chassis fitted with hand-built beds to help carry materials around a booming car factory. Before long, millions of Chevrolet pickups were woven into the fabric of a fast-growing country.

TomTom Business Solutions expands WEBFLEET Reporting Capabilities

CONCORD, MA - The new reporting features include a new set of more than 40 different reports that provide businesses with superior insight into fleet operations.

Navman Wireless Solution Allows Anywhere, Anytime Tracking

GLENVIEW, IL, and SHELTON, CT – Navman Wireless and OEM Data Delivery have jointly released the first fuel management solution.

Ryder Launches Forum for Fleet Trends

MIAMI, FL – Ryder System, Inc., a commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions provider, announced it has launched its new blog, “Exchange.”

EPA Supports Clean Diesel with $30 Million in Grants

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $30 million for clean diesel projects as part of its ongoing campaign to reduce harmful diesel exhaust that can lead to asthma attacks and premature deaths.

CEI Webinar to Focus on Accident Prevention

TREVOSE, PA – The CEI Group, Inc. and the National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA) are co-sponsoring a webinar titled, “Yes, You Can Prevent Fleet Accidents.”

Last Chance! Vote for the 2013-MY Fleet Vehicle of the Year

TORRANCE, CA – Voting for the ninth annual Automotive Fleet Fleet Car and Truck of the Year awards ends on Monday, Oct. 22. Vote today!

Haith Promoted to President – Masterack/FECAP of Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products

Elliott Lyons, president of Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products, announced that Ross Haith Jr. was named President of the Masterack and FECAP Divisions.

FLD Hires Mallek as Director of Business Development

FLD, Inc., one of the largest privately-held automobile remarketing companies in the United States, has announced that Rich Mallek has been hired as director of business development.

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.

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