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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.

"Our carefully selected fleet partners bring a higher level of expertise  and creativity to fleet sustainability," said Gregg Hodgdon, CAFM, head  of Deli Express/E.A. Sween Company'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.

Knaack LLC won The Work Truck Show 2012 Editors' Choice Award for its new WEATHER GUARD Van Solutions line of accessories, bulkheads, shelving, and secure storage for commercial vans.

Knaack Winns NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 Editor's Choice Award

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL - Knaack LLC won The Work Truck Show 2012 Editors' Choice Award for its new WEATHER GUARD Van Solutions line of accessories, bulkheads, shelving, and secure storage for commercial vans.

Cummins engines will meet the 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards beginning in January 2013.

Cummins Announces 2013 North American Truck Engines

LOUISVILLE, KY - Cummins Inc. announced its product solutions that will be available to North American trucking customers in 2013.

Cummins Begins Development of 15.0L Natural Gas Engine

LOUISVILLE, KY - Cummins Inc. announced that it has begun development of a 15.0L Heavy-Duty, spark- ignited natural gas engine to meet demand for on-highway applications.

GE Capital Fleet Services Launches New Toll Management Program

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - GE Capital Fleet Services announced the launch of a new toll management program for fleet managers that increases their visibility of and control over toll expenses, while reducing administrative tasks and cost burdens.

The new mobile device, called the DIAD V, that UPS' drivers are using.

UPS Drivers Say New Mobile Devices Improve Productivity

ATLANTA – UPS posted on its corporate blog in early March that it has rolled out a new type of mobile device for its drivers, which its drivers say is helping improve productivity.

(Left) Frank Livas, president of Brake & Clutch, Inc. (Salem, Mass.), was installed as the 48th President of the NTEA during the President's Breakfast and NTEA Annual Meeting on March 7. Livas accepted the gavel from immediate past president Steve Sill, president of Aspen Equipment Co. (Bloomington, Minn.).

Frank Livas Installed as 48th President of the NTEA

INDIANAPOLIS - Frank Livas, president of Brake & Clutch, Inc. (Salem, Mass.), was installed as the 48th President of the NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry.

(L-R) Isuzu Reach and Isuzu ECOMAX.

Production of New Isuzu Truck Models Begins

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America's best-selling low-cab-forward trucks, announced that production has begun of its 2013 NPR-HD, NQR, and NRR models, as well as the 2012 NPR ECO-MAX.

Andersen Corp. to Lower Annual Fleet Emissions by 28%

BAYPORT, MN – Andersen Corporation, a window and door manufacturer in North America, is converting its transportation fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG) to reduce both operating costs and carbon dioxide emissions.


Sylectus Users Group Meeting Shows the Power of Strength in Numbers

WOODHAVEN, MI - Competition is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, but users of Sylectus' trucking management software have discovered that strength in numbers is an even more powerful force.

Video: GM's Ed Peper Discusses New Bi-Fuel CNG Pickup Trucks

DETROIT - General Motors' Ed Peper, the new general manager of the automaker's Fleet and Commercial Operations, discusses GM's new Bi-Fuel CNG Pickup Trucks, and the company's goals in the fleet industry, in a video.

Caterpillar Forest Products to Expand Prentice Self-Loader Line Through Collaboration with Epsilon

Caterpillar Forest Products has entered into a marketing agreement with Palfinger Inc. to distribute a line of knuckle boom self-loaders produced by Epsilon Kran GmbH under the brand name Prentice/Epsilon.

IMPCO Automotive Announces Award of Gaseous Fuel QVM Program by Ford Motor Company

IMPCO Automotive, a division of IMPCO Technologies, Inc., has been awarded Gaseous Fuel Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) Program member status by Ford Motor Company.

Atlas Van Lines Agent Exec Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation's leading moving companies, announced that Chairman and CEO John Westerberg of Nelson Westerberg, an agent of the van line, is the recipient of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Service to the moving industry.

Royal Purple Launches Redesigned Website

Synthetic oil manufacturer Royal Purple officially launched its redesigned website,

New Website Helps Customers Find the Right Bar's Leaks or Rislone Solution for Vehicle Problems

Bar's Products, manufacturer of Bar's Leaks and Rislone premium vehicle chemicals, has completely redesigned and updated its website,

(Right) Natalie Olson, communications and events manager for Ford Motor Company presented the keys to the 2012 Ford F-150 XLT to Barry and Fayla Nanz of Trade & Industrial Supply, Inc.

Ford Tough Truck Sweepstakes Winner Announced

DETROIT - The winner of the 2011 Ford Tough Truck Sweepstakes is Barry Nanz, president of Trade & Industrial Supply, Inc.

Deli Express Isuzu NPR ECOMAX.

Deli Express Fleet Adds Izuzu NPR ECOMAX Trucks

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX trucks are now helping one of the nation's largest food purveyors achieve its goals of reduced fuel consumption and a smaller carbon footprint.

Motiv Power Systems Launches New Battery-Electric Truck

SAN FRANCISCO - Motiv Power Systems, an electric vehicle (EV) powertrain manufacturer for commercial trucks, announced the California Energy Commission (CEC) granted the company $1.16 million for an assembly line pilot run of four electric truck chassis in partnership with Detroit Chassis.

GMC Sierra HD Pickup Offers Plow Prep Package

DETROIT - With the white stuff finally falling on cities used to snow-covered roads earlier in the winter, plow-equipped trucks that make up a $20 billion annual industry are coming out to play.

2013 FUSO Canter

Mitsubishi Fuso Introduces New 2013 Model-Year FUSO Canters

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) announced the availability of its 2013 model-year medium-duty cabover trucks.

Ford Recalling 352 2011-MY F-650 and F-750 Trucks

WASHINGTON -– Ford Motor Co. is recalling 352 2011 model-year F-650 and F-750 trucks that were manufactured from Dec. 3, 2010 through Dec. 20, 2011 and equipped with Bendix ATR-6 antilock traction relay valves.

Verizon’s Sustainable Fleet Program Manager to Discuss Routing Technologies

TORRANCE, CA - Ken McKenney, sustainable fleet program manager with Verizon, will be discussing and answering questions about how the latest routing technologies can help fleets improve operations.

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