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Navistar Continues Commitment to Construction Segment with New Product Enhancements

At this week’s World of Concrete trade show, Navistar showcased its commitment to the construction segment with an array of updated severe service truck offerings from International Truck and a comprehensive line-up of mixer products from Continental Mixers.

In August 2012, media had a chance to watch the teardown of the two Cummins ISX diesel engines using EcoPower re-refined oil.

Detroit Diesel Approves EcoPower Heavy-Duty Diesel Oil

Safety-Kleen Systems announced that Detroit Diesel has approved EcoPower Heavy-Duty Diesel 10W-30 CJ-4/SM for use in Detroit Diesel engines.

More than 3,500 Hostess Vehicles Being Auctioned

More than 3,500 vehicles, including box trucks, pickup trucks, step vans, tractors, trailers, vans, and yard jockey's are being auctioned off by Hilco Industrial, LLC.

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General Motors Foundation and Chevrolet Help Distressed Neighborhoods

The General Motors Foundation is providing a $1 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to help with neighborhood revitalization efforts in 12 U.S. cities, and Chevrolet donated a 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe to the Union Beach EMS squad.

Peterbilt Showcases New Products

Peterbilt Motors Company took advantage of the stage provided by the 39th World of Concrete to highlight its new products.

UPS Feted by California Governor for Deployment of Zero-Emission Delivery Vehicles

California Governor Jerry Brown led the celebration of UPS' deployment of 100 fully electric commercial delivery vehicles throughout the state.

NICB: Pickup Truck Tailgate Thefts a Growing Problem

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a first-time report that examines the incidents of tailgate thefts across the United States. A total of 1,343 claims were generated from 45 states.

The Ram ProMaster will be available during the third quarter of 2013. Photo courtesy Chrysler Group.

Chrysler Reveals 2014 Ram ProMaster Full-Size Van in Chicago

The 2014-MY Ram ProMaster will come in two roof heights, three wheelbases, and four body lengths, plus a cutaway model, for a total of 13 different configurations. The all-new vehicle will be available during the third quarter of 2013, according to the automaker.

The 2014 Tundra will be redesigned, inside and out, representing the first major change since the launch of the current generation for the 2007 model-year.

Toyota Unveils 2014 Tundra Full-Size Pickup

The 2014 Tundra will be redesigned, inside and out, representing the first major change since the launch of the current generation for the 2007 model-year.

Betts Company Announces New Name, Logo

After the completion of a strategic branding initiative, Betts Spring Company announced its new name: Betts Company.

Navman Wireless Acquired by Danaher Corp.

Navman Wireless, a provider of advanced fleet and asset management technology used to optimize business and government fleets as well as heavy equipment operations, announced its acquisition by Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 250 science and technology company.

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PalFleet Truck Equipment Appoints New President of PalFleet Truck Equipment

PalFleet Truck Equipment is pleased to announce that Ed Gerken has been appointed President of PalFleet Truck Equipment

Positive Outlook for Medium-Duty Truck Purchases

Responses received by CK Commercial Vehicle Research (CKCVR) to its first quarter 2013 Fleet Sentiment Report inquiry show positive signs for medium and heavy commercial truck and trailer purchases.

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Cummins Announces 2013 Engines for Vocational Market

Cummins Inc. announced its 2013 engine lineup, ideal for vocational applications with demanding workloads and tough-duty cycles.

Mike Bedard, Ford's commercial truck sales manager.

Bedard Joins Ford’s Commercial Truck Team

Ford announced that Mike Bedard has joined its Commercial Truck team as its commercial truck sales manager. Along with this change, Ford appointed Megan Pallischeck to the position of regional sales manager for the East region.

Christian Heine, president, Bosch Power Tools North America (left) and Bob Hegbloom, director, Ram Truck Brand (right), name Ram the "Official Truck of Bosch Power Tools & Accessories" today during the World of Concrete trade show. (PRNewsFoto/Bosch Power Tools)

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation & Ram Truck Brand Announce Strategic U.S. Partnership

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation and the Ram Truck brand announced a partnership at the 39th annual World of Concrete trade show naming Ram the "Official Truck of Bosch Power Tools and Accessories."

Isuzu & GM Discuss Joint Truck Development

General Motors Co. and Isuzu Motors Ltd. will discuss the possibility of jointly developing a next-generation pickup truck.

Is Your Fleet One of the Top 100 Commercial Truck Fleets?

Automotive Fleet is updating its annual listing of the Top 100 Truck fleets. If you have more than 250 trucks in your fleet, take a moment to update your information today.

Black Book Expects Pickup Truck Resale Values to Remain High Despite Arrival of New Models

Automotive Fleet spoke with Black Book’s Ricky Beggs, senior analyst for the company, about the effect models introduced at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit will have on used-vehicle values in the future.

Advancements in Clean Diesel Technology and Fuel To Continue Major Reductions in Black Carbon Emissions

Advancements in clean diesel technology will continue to deliver major reductions in black carbon (soot) emissions in both the U.S. and worldwide

Hino Receives Accolades from J.D. Power

Hino Trucks has received its latest round of accolades from J.D. Power and Associates, including a five-for-five consecutive highest ranking for the Hino medium-duty engine.

ATD Convention Celebrates 50 Years

This year, ATD will celebrate its 50th convention in Orlando. The first convention was held in 1963, which was seven years before the ATD division of the National Automobile Dealers Association was established.

Research and Markets: Service & Utility Truck/Body Manufacturing in North America

Research and Markets announced the addition of the "Service & Utility Truck/Body Manufacturing in North America" report to its offering.

How Does Your Salary Compare to the Industry?

Every two years, Automotive Fleet conducts a salary survey of fleet managers to find out what the average salary is for the fleet manager position. See how you compare with your peers.

Knapheide Partners with First Response Team of America

The Knapheide Manufacturing Company has partnered with the First Response Team of America to provide truck equipment for use on disaster sites.

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