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New Agriculture App for Fleet Management Introduced

Trimble announced the release of it Connected Farm Fleet app built to serve managers and technicians by enabling them to access their fleet information from any location.

City Line Distributors Ink Deal to Outfit Fleet with Telematics Solution

Connecticut-headquartered City Line Distributors has inked a deal with DriveCam, Inc., that will see the installation of the the driver risk management solution in the food distributor's entire fleet.

Green Fleet Conference Attendee & Expo Counts Up Over Last Year

With a 70% increase in registrations so far, the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo is poised for big strides. Catered to fleets, the conference focuses on cutting fuel costs, reducing fleet emissions and funding strategies for green projects, as well as how to cost-effectively implement alternative-fuel technologies such as CNG, propane, electric, and biofuels.

Celebration of Southern California's Largest Deployment of Zero-Emission Delivery Trucks

The SCAQMD, U.S. EPA, California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board, UPS, Electric Vehicles International (EVI), and others celebrated the deployment of 40 zero-emission delivery vehicles manufactured by EVI in California and operated by UPS in San Bernardino on July 17.

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GMC Named Top Truck Brand in Vincentric's CPO Value in America Awards

GMC was honored as the best truck brand in Vincentric's 2013 Best Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Value in America awards, with GM receiving eight awards total

New Orleans to Host 2014 ATD Convention & Expo

The city of New Orleans will host the 51st annual American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention & Expo next January.

GE Capital Fleet Services Identifies $191 Million in Customer Cost Savings First Half of 2013

GE Capital Fleet Services announced $191 million in identified customer cost savings for the first half of 2013, with program enhancements cited as the leading area for savings.

Hino Trucks Releases New Preventive Service Care Program

Hino Trucks announced a new preventive service care program for its 195 diesel model trucks, called HinoCare.

Toyota and Ford Part Ways on Developing Light Truck and SUV Hybrid System

Toyota and Ford have agreed to pursue separate development programs for a previously announced collaboration on a hybrid system for light-duty trucks and SUVs.

Michelin Issues Voluntary Safety Recall of Select Light Truck Replacement Tires

Michelin said it is voluntarily recalling certain sizes of its Michelin LTX M/S 2, Michelin X Radial LT2 and Michelin Latitude Tour tires. Michelin is recalling 100,000 tires in order to retrieve about 2,500 affected tires.

IronPlanet Expands into New Corporate Headquarters

IronPlanet, an online marketplace for used heavy equipment, announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters in Pleasanton, Calif.

PHH Study Finds Preventive Maintenance Programs Reduce Truck and Car Downtime

For many companies, downtime is not an abstract concept and can be calculated in dollars and cents, but translating how PM, or the lack thereof, affects downtime is a different matter.

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Navistar Introduces 13.0L SCR Heavy-Duty International WorkStar

Navistar, Inc. announced the launch of its heavy-duty International WorkStar vocational trucks powered by the company's 13.0L engine with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) emissions technology.

WCA Adds CNG Garbage Trucks to Houston Fleet

WCA Waste Corporation, a vertically-integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, recently deployed four compressed natural gas (CNG) garbage trucks that will service residential and commercial customers in the greater Houston area.

Nissan Details 2014 Model-Year Updates to Commercial Vans and Frontier Pickup

Nissan detailed its updates to its 2014 model-year product line, including a number of vehicles used in fleets, including the 2014-MY Frontier, Nissan NV Cargo, Nissan NV Passenger, and Nissan NV200 Taxi.

Ryder Takes Delivery of First Light and Medium Duty Natural Gas Vehicles

Ryder's new fleet of light- and medium-duty compressed natural gas vehicles include Greenkraft cab-over vehicles and Navistar TranStar trucks.

CEI Becomes Platinum Sponsor of Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association

The CEI Group, Inc. has become a Platinum Sponsor of the American Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA), the company announced. It was previously a Gold Sponsor of the organization.

Pickups Pose Auto Lender Growth Opportunities Next 24 Months

Compact, mid-size, and full-size pickups have all enjoyed strong retention during the past 12 months and are expected to continue to outperform during the next 12-24 months, offering a strong growth opportunity for auto lenders looking to expand their portfolios.

Michelin Issues Voluntary Safety Recall For Some Of Its Light Truck Replacement Tires

Michelin North America, Inc. announced a voluntary safety recall of approximately 100,000 tires in order to retrieve an estimated 2,500 tires – about 2.5 percent of the recalled population – that could have partial or full sidewall perforations

Mitchell 1 Develops Online Test Site for Technician Skills Competition

Mitchell 1 has developed an online test to be utilized during SuperTech skills competitions, which are being administered by more and more state trucking associations.

ARI Recognized by CIO Magazine

ARI, a fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced that is has been named among CIO magazine’s CIO 100 Award winners for 2013.

Green Fleet Conference Closing Speaker to Focus on Grants, Funding

At this year's Green Fleet Conference, Government Fleet's 2013 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Richard Battersby will deliver the closing keynote address, discussing pulling public funding from the DOE and EPA.

Diesel’s Vital Role to America’s Freight Transportation & Economic Growth Outlined to Congressional Freight Panel

The importance of diesel power to the expansion of freight transportation and the continued growth of the U.S. economy was outlined for the Congressional Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation by the Diesel Technology Forum.

NexTraq Launches Comprehensive Fleet Safety Solution

NexTraq has launched its complete fleet safety solution including its award-winning distracted driving solution, NexTraq DriveGuard, its Online Driver Education courses and its new Driver Safety Scorecard Report.

Global Fleet Management Conference Phoenix Is the Must-Attend Event of the Year

The inaugural Global Fleet Management Conference, which will be held in Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 30-Oct. 1, may be more than two months away, but fleet managers and executives from around the world have continued to shower enthusiastic praise.


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