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Photo of Innovation Award presented to Workhorse courtesy of The Work Truck Show.

Work Truck Show Names 2018 Innovation Awards

The Most Innovative Vehicle award went to Workhorse for its W-15 electric pickup truck, the Most Innovative Safety Product award was presented to J.W. Speaker Corporation for the Model 8910 Evolution 2 LED headlight, and the Most Innovative Truck Equipment honor went to CARR for its Factory Step.

The Mercedes-Benz Actros (right) and Arocs courtesy of Daimler.

All-New Mercedes-Benz Actros, Arocs Trucks Launch in Middle East, Africa

The newly introduced Actros and Arocs models have been configured for environments of Middle East and Africa, which can reach temperatures as hot as 122 degrees.

Photo: Geotab

Least-Traveled Roads Named in Each State

Alaska's Dalton Highway (State Route 11) has been named the most scenic and quiet route in the U.S., according to a new analysis from Geotab.

Photo: WEX Inc.

WEX Inc. Introduces Fuel Card for Mixed Fleets

WEX Inc. has introduced WEX Cross Roads, a one-card solution for fleets requiring unleaded and diesel fueling options at truck stops and convenience stores, the payment provider announced.


Women at Toyota Step Ahead in Manufacturing Excellence

Four Toyota team members were selected to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production) Ahead Award through The Manufacturing Institute.

Utility One Source Rebrands as Custom Truck One Source

Utility One Source (UOS) announced a major rebranding effort, changing the company’s name to Custom Truck One Source.

The new website features a modern interface and is designed with the customer experience in mind. (Image courtesy of IMT)

IMT Revamps Website for Enhanced Experience

The redeveloped site offers essential product information and features, a comprehensive overview of the history and culture of IMT, and dealer access to a new Distributor Resource Center.

Kevin Harmon, Mid-South regional sales manager for Stellar Industries.

Stellar Industries Names New Sales Manager

Stellar Industries, Inc. has named Kevin Harmon its new Mid-South Regional Sales Manager.

FMCSA, Teletrac Navman to Host ELD Q&A Webinar

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Teletrac Navman have announced a co-hosted webinar on top ELD industry questions taking place March 12.

Ford Shows Intelligent Upfit Technology at Work Truck Show

Originally released with the 2017 Ford Super Duty, now available on the 2018 Super Duty, and slated for the 2019 model year, Ford will be demonstrating the capabilities of its Upfitter Interface Module (UIM) at its booth at the NTEA Work Truck Show.

Video: How to Drive During an Earthquake

Earthquakes may not be common, but they can strike in every region of the country — and usually without warning. Drivers should know what to do if one hits when they're behind the wheel.

Fresh off runs in Arizona and California, Waymo says it is ready to begin autonomous truck tests in Atlanta's heavy urban traffic conditions. Photo: Waymo

Waymo Begins Autonomous Truck Test Program in Atlanta

Google's autonomous technology division said in a recent blog post it will begin testing self-driving trucks hauling freight to Google data centers in and around Atlanta.

Electric Tesla Semi Spotted on California Highways

A recent YouTube video showed footage of a Tesla Semi driving in broad daylight on a highway near Sacramento, Calif., and Tesla founder Elon Musk later confirmed that it had started testing the electric truck.

Photo of new van flooring courtesy of Ranger Design.

Ranger Design Unveils Van Flooring and Shelves

Ranger Design showed its new line of shelving and flooring at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The company has also introduced an online configurator for its customers.

Knapheide's Aluminum Service Body Photo: Knapheide

Knapheide Unveils Two Aluminum Truck Bodies

Knapheide Manufacturing has introduced a new aluminum service body and aluminum platform body at the 2018 Work Truck Show.

Photo of 2019 Ford Ranger courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

Ford Brings 2019 Ranger to Indianapolis

When the Ford Ranger left the market in 2012, it left a hole in many hearts, and fleets. But, fleet managers can rejoice again as the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger is back and on display at The Work Truck Show 2018.

Weather Guard's Steel Truck Rack is designed for easy installation and can secure loads of up to 1,000 pounds. Photo: Weather Guard

Weather Guard Announces New Truck Racks and Accessories

Weather Guard has introduced a redesigned truck rack and a new collection of mounting kits at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Navistar International Begins Year with ‘Strong Start’ Despite Wider Loss

Truck and engine manufacturer Navistar International Corp. on Thursday reported its net loss grew during its fiscal first quarter compared to a year ago, but one top official insisted the company is headed in a positive direction.

Photo of EPIC F59 chassis courtesy of Motiv.

Motiv to Supply Spartan Motors with Electrified Step Van Chassis

Spartan Motors has signed an agreement with Motiv Power Systems to supply battery-electric chassis products for Class 4-6 Utilimaster step vans for three years.

Photo of F-650 beverage truck courtesy of Ford.

Anheuser-Busch Distributor Adds Propane Autogas Delivery Trucks

Southern Eagle Distributing, one of the oldest Anheuser-Busch distributors, has purchased two propane autogas-fueled Ford F-650 delivery trucks to reduce emissions and fueling costs.

Photo of 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman courtesy of FCA.

Ram to Offer 1500 Tradesman for 2019

Fiat Chrysler will offer a 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman model with its redesign of its top-selling pickup that's aimed at commercial fleets, small businesses, and contractors, the company announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

ATA president and CEO Chris Spear spoke before Congress about the importance of a strong plan for infrastructure funding. Photo: U.S. DOT

ATA Urges Action from Congress on Infrastructure Plan

ATA president and CEO Chris Spear appeared before Congress, urging the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to act quickly and intelligently on the infrastructure funding plan.

Hino debuted the XL Series Class7/8 trucks, which puts it into the heavy-duty segment in the U.S. for the first time. Photo: David Cullen

Hino Enters Heavy-Duty Market with XL Series Truck

Hino Trucks announced a new lineup of Class 7/8 trucks called the XL Series at the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Photo of electric plug on NPR courtesy of Isuzu.

Isuzu Testing Battery-Electric Cabover

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America showed a battery-electric N-Series cabover at the Work Truck Show that's now serving as a research vehicle to allow the manufacturer to gauge interest from fleets who would use the truck for certain applications.

Photo by Roselynne Reyes.

Ford Uses Virtual Reality to Show Pre-Collision Assist

Attendees of the 2018 Work Truck Show can experience Ford Motor Co.’s new Pre-Collision Assist with pedestrian detection, which is now standard on 2019 Transit Connect compact vans.


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