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Celadon Trucking Services, Inc. Acquires Teton Transportation Equipment Assets

INDIANAPOLIS - Celadon Trucking Services, Inc. has purchased a significant portion of the operating equipment of Teton Transportation, Inc., including the purchase of approximately 180 tractors and 280 trailers.

Penske installing Gasboy Atlas DEF dispensers across North America

GREENSBORO, NC – Penske Truck Leasing has awarded Gilbarco Inc. a contract to install Gasboy Atlas Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers at more than 200 sites across the country.

NTEA's Green Truck Association Announces Technology Councils

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI– The Green Truck Association (GTA) announced the formation of three technology councils to better represent specific segments within the green truck industry.

Hino Trucks Forms Tank Program with Amthor International

NOVI, MI – Hino Trucks and Amthor International announced today that they have formed a Tank Body Program for the refined fuel, propane autogas, fire prevention, vacuum/septic, and all related tank industries.

BGE's Richard G. Anderson (left) and Steve Brubach (right) accept Maryland Motor Truck Association (MMTA) Awards for Safe Driving Supervision, Training and Practices. (Photo: BGE)

Baltimore Gas & Electric Honored by Maryland Motor Truck Association

BALTIMORE - Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announced that two of its employees have been honored by the Maryland Motor Truck Association (MMTA) for their efforts and commitment to promote safe driving in the workplace.

The Extended Day Cab is available on Peterbilt’s entire medium-duty product line, which spans Class 5 through Class 7 and includes the Models 348, 337, 330 and 325.

Peterbilt Introduces Extended Day Cab to Medium-Duty Product Line

LOUISVILLE, KY - Peterbilt Motors Company announced the immediate availability of its successful Extended Day Cab feature for its complete lineup of medium-duty vehicles.

Cell Control Offers Distracted Driving Solution for CMVs

BATON ROUGE, LA - Cellcontrol has now released a solution that prevents texting while driving, e-mailing, browsing and phone usage in Class A vehicles such as heavy trucks, buses, and other large vehicles.

MaxxForce 13 (front of engine shown) continues to provide customers with a winning combination of lightweight, fluid-efficient power and is now available with up to 500 hp in LoneStar models.

Navistar Hits Milestone with 100,000th EPA 2010 MaxxForce Engine

LISLE, IL – Navistar announced that as of January, more than 100,000 2010 EPA compliant MaxxForce diesel engines have been built, making it one of the most quickly adopted engines in the industry.

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LeasePlan USA’s Truck Division Announces Promotions

ALPHARETTA, GA – LeasePlan USA appointed Jennifer Sabloski to the position of VP, Truck remarketing and Angie Gates to the position of director, syndications for its Truck Division.

Scotts LawnService Focuses on Reducing Fleet Maintenance Costs

At Scotts Lawn Service, reducing preventive maintenance is the current priority according to the company’s new Fleet Manager Scott Mayo.

Ford's All-New Transit Van to Offer Diesel Engine Choice

DETROIT – Ford announced it’s adding a diesel engine choice to its new 2014-MY Transit cargo and passenger van models, in addition to the 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine mentioned previously.

Navistar has unveiled the International LoadStar, a low cab forward work truck.

Navistar Introduces International LoadStar Work Truck

LISLE, IL -- Navistar has unveiled the International LoadStar, a low cab forward work truck.

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Electric Vehicles International and Frito-Lay Launch EV Pilot

STOCKTON, CA -- Electric Vehicles International (EVI), an alternative fuel vehicle development, manufacturing and deployment provider, has announced the launch of an electric vehicle (EV) pilot with Frito-Lay North America.

<br />(L to R) Andrew Zeisser, VP, Hankook Tire North American OE, Daniel Grimes, director procurement chassis, Daimler Trucks North America, Holger Steindorf, global head of Procurement Daimler Trucks and Buses, Soo Il Lee, president, Hankook Tire America Corp., Carsten Kirchholtes, GM Procurement, Daimler Trucks North America, Byungil Woo, VP, Hankook Tire Global OE Division.

Hankook Tire to Supply Truck Tires for Freightliner Trucks

WAYNE, NJ – Tire manufacturer Hankook Tire has announced that it has been selected as original equipment (OE) tire manufacturer by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).

ALTe Powertrain Technologies Adds to Vehicle Line with Ford E-350

AUBURN HILLS, MI – ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe), has installed its powertrain system in a second line of vehicles – the Ford Econoline E-350 platform.

Women-Owned Businesses Getting a Boost on the Truckstop.com

NEW PLYMOUTH, ID – Internet Truckstop, with the help from the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), which has launched a program that will designate women-owned businesses on the truckstop.com load board.

Fleet Safety Conference: Learn How to Avoid Fleet-Related Lawsuits

TORRANCE, CA - The inaugural Fleet Safety Conference will take place May 22-23 at the Renaissance Schaumburg in Schaumburg, Ill. Litigation is expensive, time-consuming, and stressful. Let the experts at the Fleet Safety Conference help you protect your fleet.

Check out The Work Truck Show Photo Gallery

TORRANCE, CA - Work Truck magazine has posted a photo gallery of images taken at the 2012 Work Truck Show, held in Indianapolis March 5-8.

JumpTech Partnership with Red Cheetah Races Forward with Integration of JumpTrack Proof-of-Delivery Technology

Jump Technologies, Inc. announced that its long-time partner, Red Cheetah Software, is now offering JumpTrack proof-of-delivery technology to the Red Cheetah user community.

Qualcomm Announces Integration of Circle of Service Workflow Application

Qualcomm Incorporated announced the integration of its Circle of Service Workflow application with the Alliance Pro Transportation Management Software by Sylectus.

Kinedyne Expands Management Team

Kinedyne Corporation, in a strategic move to expand its growing market presence in the Original Equipment Manufacturer sector and to gain greater presence in international markets,announced three additions to its team.

GMC is expanding its exclusive Denali sub-brand with the debut of the 2013 Terrain Denali, bringing a new level of style and power to the luxury small SUV.

2013 GMC Terrain Denali Debuts with New 3.6L V-6

NEW YORK - GMC is expanding its exclusive Denali sub-brand with the debut of the 2013 Terrain Denali, bringing a new level of style and power to the luxury small SUV.

The all-new 2013 Ford Escape enables the vehicle to tow 3,500 lbs. - best in class among small SUVs with turbocharged four-cylinder engines.

All-New Ford Escape Provides More Towing Power Than Competition with EcoBoost Engine

DEARBORN, MI - Packing 237 horsepower and 250 lb.-ft. of torque, the optional 2.0L EcoBoost engine in the all-new 2013 Ford Escape enables the vehicle to tow 3,500 pounds.

&quot;Our carefully selected fleet partners bring a higher level of expertise  and creativity to fleet sustainability,&quot; said Gregg Hodgdon, CAFM, head  of Deli Express/E.A. Sween Company&#39;s fleet operations.

ARI Finds Hidden 'Green' Potential in Deli Express/E.A. Sween Company

MT. LAUREL, NJ - ARI worked with Deli Express/E.A. Sween Company to identify alternative methods to increase sustainability while using traditional fuels.

Premium Electric Saves with NexTraq Fleet Tracking

ATLANTA - Premium Electric Company utilizes the NexTraw GPS fleet tracking system, which provided the company with immediate benefits.





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