The Number 1 Resource for Vocational Truck Fleets

Work Truck Online News

The 1955 Sierra featured hooded headlights and panoramic glass.

The MY-2014 GMC Sierra has a Legacy Stretching Back Over a Century

DETROIT - The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra fullsize pickup will be the latest in a bloodline that stretches back over a century.

Webasto and ESW Group Form Strategic Partnership

FENTON, MI – Webasto Product North America and ESW Group announced the integration of their two technologies, giving fleets and municipalities the opportunity to obtain Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) funding for emission control and idle reduction equipment.

Monarch Beverage Company Uses DriveCam to Reduce Risk

SAN DIEGO – DriveCam, Inc., a Driver Risk Management company, announced that Monarch Beverage Company has made a 5-year commitment to deploy DriveCam’s Driver Risk Management solution throughout its fleet of 130 vehicles.

Cummins Builds 2 Millionth Pickup Engine for Ram

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. announced the production of the 2 millionth pickup engine for Ram at its Columbus MidRange Engine Plant (CMEP).

CleanFUEL & Menards Open 37 Propane Autogas Fueling Stations

GEORGETOWN, TX – CleanFUEL USA, a supplier of propane autogas infrastructure and engine systems, announced the installation of 37 propane autogas fueling stations at Menards home improvement stores.

Driver Turnover Remains High

ARLINGTON, VA – The annualized linehaul driver turnover rate at large truckload fleets remained over 100 percent for the second straight month, and the churn at smaller truckload carriers rose to a five-year high, according to American Trucking Associations' (ATA) Trucking Activity Report.

Peterson

Volkswagen Names Mike Peterson Fleet Account Manager Midwest Region

HERNDON, VA – Volkswagen of America announced the appointment of Mike Peterson to the position of Fleet Account Manager of the Midwest Region

Chevron’s Delo Brand Lubricants Announces November 2012 Inductees to Million Mile Club

SAN RAMON, CA – Chevron Products Company (a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division) unveiled the eight drivers inducted to the Chevron Delo sponsored Red Eye Radio (formerly Midnight Trucking Radio) Million Mile Club in November 2012.

American Power Group Signs National Distributor and Master Marketing Agreement with WheelTime Network LLC

LYNNFIELD, MA – American Power Group Corporation announced that its subsidiary, American Power Group, Inc. has signed a National Distributor and Master Marketing Agreement with WheelTime Network LLC.

Phillips 66 Lubricants Launches Vehicular Natural Gas Engine Oils

HOUSTON – As part of its continued investment in and support of customers using natural gas powered vehicles, Phillips 66 Lubricants has launched two vehicular natural gas engine oils, tri-branded (Phillips 66, Conoco & 76 Lubricants) Guardol NG and Kendall Super-D NG.

Tom Horne Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

DENTON, TX – Peterbilt Motors Company is pleased to announce that Tom Horne of Hunter Peterbilt has been posthumously awarded the Marvin F Gordon Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s 2012 Used Truck Association (UTA) Convention.

Navistar Appoints Samuel J. Merksamer To Board Of Directors

LISLE, IL – Navistar International Corporation announced Samuel J. Merksamer, managing director at Icahn Capital LP, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.

The 2014-MY Ford Transit full-size van will offer gasoline and diesel engine options.

Ford Says 2014 Transit Van to Offer 3.2L Diesel Engine Option

DEARBORN, MI – Ford revealed new details on the new diesel engine available for the automaker’s all-new full-size 2014-MY Transit van.

Westport to Add CNG Ford F-450 and F-550 in 2013

VANCOUVER, BC – Westport Innovations Inc. announced that it will expand its product offerings with the introduction of natural gas powered versions of the Ford F-450 and F-550 Super Duty trucks in mid-2013.

Grakon Honored Fifth Time in a Row by PACCAR

SEATTLE – Grakon, LLC announced that it has once again received PACCAR, Inc.’s “50 PPM” Quality Achievement Award.

ATA Urges Further Dialogue on CSA Data Limitations

ARLINGTON, VA – A white paper issued by American Trucking Associations (ATA) indicated the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance Safety Accountability lacks sufficient data on the majority of the industry to render meaningful scores for most motor carriers.

The 2013 Ram 1500.

2013 Ram 1500 Named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year

AUBURN HILLS, MIMotor Trend magazine has named the all-new 2013 Ram 1500 its 2013 Truck of the Year. Automotive Fleet magazine's audience also recently named the 2013 Ram 1500 the Fleet Truck of the Year,

U.S. DOT Orders Georgia-Licensed Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver to Cease Operating

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Johnny Felton, Jr., an imminent hazard and ordered him to immediately cease all commercial vehicle driver operations.

STOWERS

PHH Arval’s Rob Stowers Elected to ELFA Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee

SPARKS, MD – Rob Stowers, senior vice president, Truck and Equipment Leasing at PHH Arval, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee.

Chevron’s Delo Brand Lubricants Announces October 2012 Inductees to Million Mile Club

SAN RAMON, CA – Chevron Products Company unveiled the 10 drivers inducted to the Chevron Delo sponsored Red Eye Radio.

Knapheide, Sortimo International & Bosch Partner

Knapheide Manufacturing Company, along with Sortimo International GmbH and Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, have formed a unique partnership to give mobile technicians the most innovative and organized mobility solutions for their commercial vehicles.

Peterbilt Motors Company announces Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo as the 2011 North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year.

Peterbilt Announces Parts & Service Dealer of the Year

DENTON, TEXAS – Peterbilt Motors Company announces Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo as the 2011 North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year.

Smith Electric to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago

CHICAGO – Smith Electric Vehicles will open an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing facility in Chicago, and provided an update on the deployment of vehicles by FedEx Express and Coca-Cola.

Tire Purchasing Trends: What Does Your Fleet Do?

TORRANCE, CA – Work Truck magazine needs to hear from you! Does your fleet utilize medium-duty truck tires? If so, tell us all about it!

Northway Toyota vice president Greg Finin (right) presents a symbolic key to a new Tundra pickup truck to pastor Charlie Muller of Albany's CURE Foundation as part of Toyota's "100 Cars for Good" program while a pair of CURE's youthful clients look on. CURE will use the truck to transport food to its feeding centers. (PRNewsFoto/Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.)

Albany C.U.R.E. Keeps On Truckin'

LATHAM, NY - Northway Toyota presented a new Toyota Tundra pickup truck to the CURE Foundation of Albany as part of Toyota's "100 Cars for Good" program.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

Generally, leases with a fixed term where the lessor assumes certain risks of ownership, notably depreciation and funding, plus takes responsibility for providing certain defined levels of administration.

Read more