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The Latest in New Truck Tires

LOUISVILLE, KY - There were plenty of new truck tires and truck tire technologies, at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ken.

Solar Gard Window Film Permitted on Large Trucks to Protect Drivers from Cancer Causing UV-A Rays

SAN DIEGO - Solar Gard, a manufacturer of architectural and automotive window films and a member of the International Window Film Association (IWFA), announced the availability of Solar Gard Ultragard UV, a new window film designed to meet the specific needs of the trucking industry.

GM and Toyota Lead Vincentric '2012 Best Fleet Value' in America Awards

BINGHAM FARMS, MI - The brands with the highest number of winners across the different vehicle categories include General Motors, with nine vehicles, and Toyota, with seven vehicles, according to Vincentric.

MY-2013 Ram 1500 to Deliver More Power and Fuel Savings Together

NEW YORK - Power and fuel savings in one package are among the highlights of newly redesigned MY-2013 Ram 1500. The new vehicle was unveiled at this week’s New York International Auto Show.

Shareholders Report: Daimler Trucks Sales up 20% in First Quarter

BERLIN, GERMANY – Affirming its 2012 earnings forecast Daimler AG posted sales increases across its motor vehicle units, including its Daimler Trucks division, which saw first quarter sales of 107,000 units or an increase of 20 percent.

Truck Tax Repeal Bill Introduced in Congress

ARLINGTON VA – A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 29 would, if passed by Congress, repeal the 12 percent federal excise tax on truck and trailer purchases.

VIA's eREV received The Work Truck Show 2012 Green Award.

VIA Motors Riding High With NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 Green Award

OREM, UT — VIA Motors was awarded The Work Truck Show 2012 Green Award for its full-size extended range electric vehicle (eREV) work trucks.

Trucking Insurer 1st Guard Goes Geospatial with Pitney Bowes Software

TROY, NY – Pitney Bowes Software is providing geolocational software solutions that is designed to help specialty trucking insurer 1st Guard streamline its operations and improve customer and claims service to its policyholders.

Fleet Managers to ‘Kick the Tires’ of VVS CNG Trucks at April 12 Ride and Drive

ADRIAN, MI – Venchurs Vehicle Systems (VVS), a Ford qualified vehicle modifier (QVM) for compressed natural gas (CNG) conversions, will be joining Encana, a North American energy producer, at the latter’s Natural Gas Fueling Solutions Experience on April 12.

Universal Lubricants Launches Initiative to Convert Fleets to Re-refined Engine Oils

WICHITA, KS - Universal Lubricants announced the launch of its full line of ECO ULTRA Synthetic Blend Engine Oils – made from used motor oil and re-refined into performance driven, eco-friendly products;.

Pride Transport Integrates Rand McNally Navigation into TruckPC

SKOKIE, IL – Rand McNally’snavigation software has been integrated into Pride Transport’s more than 300 installed TruckPC mobile communications units.

Leggett & Platt and SNUGTOP Announce Partnership

ATLANTA – Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products (CVP) announced a partnership with SNUGTOP. Leggett & Platt CVP will provide SNUGTOP’s commercial product line at its Ford, GM, and Chrysler OEM ship-thru facilities.

2011 Class 3-8 Commercial Registrations Reach 1.25 Million

SOUTHFIELD, MI - A Polk analysis of new and used commercial vehicle registrations (GVW 3-8) in the U.S. finds 1.25 million units were registered during the 2011 calendar year.

The Isuzu Commercial Truck of America family of vehicles.

Isuzu Announces Enhanced Coverage for Certified Pre-Owned Trucks

ANAHEIM, CA — Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced a major enhancement to its popular Isuzu Gold Star coverage pre-owned truck program.

Odyne released a video detailing its new system.

VIDEO: Detailing the Odyne Advanced Plug-In Hybrid System

WAUKESHA, WI – Odyne Systems posted a new video showing how fleet managers can reduce operating costs and their environmental footprint, detailing the Odyne system.

CEI to Exhibit at Idealease Trucking Safety Seminar

TREVOSE, PA - The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) announced that it will be an exhibitor at the Idealease Safety Seminar 2012 for the commercial trucking industry in suburban Philadelphia on April 12.

Supply Chain Fleet Operators Increasingly Turn to Natural Gas Power

SEAL BEACH, CA - In increasing numbers, major U.S. contract freight carriers are deploying heavy-duty natural gas-powered trucks to support customers’ supply chain transport requirements.

Ram Truck to Unveil 2013 Model Live

AUBURN HILLS, MI - Check out the Ram Truck Facebook page at 11:00 a.m. EDT on April 5, 2012 for the world debut of a new 2013-model truck, live from the New York International Auto Show.

ARI Unveils PriceNet Vehicle Ordering System Upgrades

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ - Through these upgrades, ARI has improved the user’s ability to set preferences, modify selections, and save estimates while also providing expanded search capabilities.

Atlas Launches Shuttle Fleet & Commercial Truckload Division

EVANSVILLE, IN — Atlas announced the launch of its new Shuttle Fleet and plans to fill more than 100 driving jobs by June 2012 within the new fleet and its Commercial Truckload Division.

Edwards Mail Service Reduces Oil Maintenance Costs by $140K Per Year

WATERBURY, CT - Edwards Mail Service, a Lubbock, Texas-based freight company that contracts for the U.S. Postal Service, has saved approximately $140,000 per year through the installation of Eco-Pur fluid cleanign system on 175 trucks.

Cummins Filtration Launches Fleetguard Filtering Change Program

LOUISVILLE - Cummins Filtration announced the official launch of its Fleetguard filter recycling management program - Filtering Change, a program geared to reduce the number of metal filter cans and used media elements being dumped into landfills.

Electric Vehicle International Launches 500 Zero-Emission MD Truck Deployment Initiative

STOCKTON, CA - Electric Vehicles International (EVI) announced a major initiative that will help implement the California Governor'srecently issued Executive Order to achieve widespread deployment of zero-emission vehicles throughout California.

Network with Other Green Professionals at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Bobit Business Media (BBM) is gearing up for the 5th annual Green Fleet Conference (GFC), scheduled for Oct. 2-3 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill.

New Study Finds Significant Safety Benefits of Limiting Truck Speeds

ARLINGTON, VA - New research released this week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) confirms the clear safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.


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