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The Fabber was chosen by MAKE magazine readers as the ultimate Transit Connect Wagon upfit.

Contest Gives Transit Connect Wagon the Ultimate Upfit

The Hackmobile has been selected as the winning design in the Ultimate Maker Vehicle Challenge.

Detroit Diesel Corporation began its life in 1938 as part of GM's Diesel Division. It joined Daimler in 2000.

Detroit Diesel Marks 75th Anniversary

Starting with the production of the first Detroit engine in March 1938, the Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary has a long history of innovative powertrain solutions.

Research: SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing Focuses on Fuel Efficency, Powertrain Options

According to a new research report, over the next five years, automakers will focus on producing crossover-utility vehicles and trucks with an emphasis on improved fuel efficiency.

Fed Grants Help Develop Fuel Cell Delivery Van, Truck

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded more than $7 million for hydrogen and fuel-cell vehicle and infrastructure projects in four states to speed the development of the technology.

Credit: DOE

Average Diesel and Gasoline Prices Move Higher After Brief Drops

After falling for two straight weeks the price of diesel has turned higher as oil is approaching the $100 per barrel mark once again.

Photo courtesy of General Motors.

GM's '15 Tahoe Gets Anti-Theft Tech

The Tahoe, which has consistently showed up on annual stolen-vehicle lists, is getting several security upgrades including a standard steering column lock, robust door lock cylinders and shields, more hidden storage, and non-removable third-row seats.

Work Truck Staff Wishes You a Happy Holidays

The editors and staff of Work Truck magazine wish you all a very happy, healthy, and safe holiday season.

Contintental ContiTread HLT1

Continental 'Wraps Up' New Truck Tire Product

Contintental Tire the Americas announced that the HTL1 wide single truck tire is now available as a ContiTread retread.

On the Light Side: Santa Route Planning Suite* Beta Test

Realizing a need for a dynamic planning and route optimization suite that can effectively aid Santa Claus in his yearly trek around the world on Christmas Eve, Telogis has begun testing its new Telogis Santa Suite this month.

NTP to Offer Diesel & Natural Gas Coverage

National Truck Protection Inc. (NTP) is formulating coverage plans for natural gas engines.

Navistar's Produces International DuraStar with Cummins ISB

The first units with the Cummins ISB 6.7L engine were released from the company's Escobedo, Mexico assembly plant.

Algonquin Power Closes New England Natural Gas Assets Acquisition

The acquisition of New England Gas Assets was originally announced in February 2013 and regulatory approval was received from the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities in early December.


PHH Arval's President Resigns, Interim Head Named

PHH Corporation has announced that Jim Halliday, senior vice president and chief business development officer, North America, and president, PHH Canada, has been appointed interim president, PHH Arval, effective immediately.

Top 10 News Items on for 2013

With another year coming to a close, the staff at Work Truck are taking a look back at the Top 10 News items, based on total views, for the 2013 calendar-year.

An all-new Ram ProMaster delivered holiday cheer to U.S. military personnel in San Antonio

Ram Delivers ProMaster Van and Holiday Cheer to San Antonio

The Ram Truck brand, with the support of Chrysler Group LLC’s Southwest Business Center in Dallas, recently delivered mounds of fresh man-made snow, a new 2014 ProMaster 2500 Series Cargo Van filled with toys, diapers and other supplies.

CNG Fueling Infrastructure Coming to Boston

NSTAR and VNG.CO LLC have entered into a joint initiative for the installation of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facilities by VNG, which will support NSTAR’s deployment of light-duty natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in the Greater Boston Area.


PACCAR Inc announced that its Board of Directors has elected Ronald Armstrong as chief executive officer (CEO) and Mark Pigott as executive chairman of the Board of Directors, effective April 27, 2014.

Terex AWP Appoints Joe Harper Sales Territory Manager

In this role, Harper will be responsible for supporting customers in the region and the development, execution and growth of Genie product sales in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.

Jim Sassorossi

Chrysler Reshuffles Fleet Execs

Chrysler has realigned the roles of several fleet executives following the appointment of a new top executive over the division, a spokesman told Automotive Fleet Wednesday.

Accident Watch: Utility Truck Slides Down Ravine, Catches Fire

Reported accidents involving utility company drivers has been a trend in recent headlines, with the latest occurrences in Oregon and Georgia.

FMCSA Considers Changing Driver Vision Exemption

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to ease its standards for granting exemptions to driver vision requirements.

FMCSA Eases Enforcement of Break Requirement for Short-Haul Drivers

Short-haul drivers who find that they unexpectedly exceed their daily limits can get relief from enforcement of the 30-minute break requirement.

Photo courtesy of Enersource.<br />Pictured here are students that will participate in Conestoga College&#39;s Powerline Technician program.

Enersource Donates Bucket Truck to Conestoga College

Recently, Enersource decommissioned a double bucket truck from its fleet and donated it to the college to help train future lineman.

Map via U.S. EPA.

Study: Louisiana Has Nation's Worst Drivers

Louisiana has claimed the top of a list of states with the worst drivers for the second year in a row, according to a study by Car Insurance Comparison.

Video: Girl Dies After Utility Truck Accident

The 10-year-old girl who was struck by a utility truck in Orlando, died more than a week after hospitalization. The investigation continues.


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