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Peterbilt Donates More than $346,000 to the United Way

DENTON, TEXAS – Peterbilt Motors Company announced a $346,464 donation to the United Way of Denton County’s 2012 fundraising campaign.

ContiLifeCycle Reaches West Coast with Rovince

FORT MILL, SC – Continental Tire the Americas, LLC’s (“Continental”) Commercial Vehicle Tire Business Unit has expanded its ContiLifeCycle footprint to the west coast with a new licensee.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Winners of 'Miles of Fun' Contest

FULLERTON, CA – Yokohama Tire Corporation today announced the three grand prize winners of their social media contest, “Miles of Fun.”

GM to Buy Back 200 Million Shares from The Federal Government

DETROIT – General Motors will purchase 200 million shares of GM common stock held by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for $5.5 billion, or $27.50 per share.

Final Assembly Awarded $100K to Buy Four LPG-Powered Trucks

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Final Assembly, Inc. has been awarded a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) for the purchase of four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-powered trucks.

President Barack Obama recently visited the Detroit Diesel Corporation<br />--Source: Daimler Corporate Communications

Detroit Diesel Hosts President Obama

DETROIT – President Barack Obama recently visited Detroit Diesel Corporation to recognize that the company's Detroit DT12 and the new Detroit DD15 will be produced at the Detroit brand manufacturing headquarters in Redford, Mich.

Aisin Drivetrain Marks First Shipment of Six-Speed Automatic Transmissions

CROTHERSVILLE, IN – Aisin Drivetrain, Inc. (ADI), a business unit of Aisin Seiki, announced that it has begun shipping new six-speed automatic transmissions manufactured for light and medium-duty commercial Ram trucks.

Autocar Issuing 3 Vehicle Recalls to Replace Steel Wheels

WASHINGTON – Autocar Industries, an Indiana-based manufacturer of refuse and street sweeper trucks as well as yard tractors, is issuing three separate recalls so dealers can replace steel wheels (model 90262) manufactured by Hayes Lemmerz.


Kenworth Offers Extended Protection Plans for 2013 PACCAR PX-7 and PX-9 Engines

KIRKLAND, WA - Kenworth now offers Extended Protection Plans for the new 2013 PACCAR PX-7 and PX-9 engines.

MY-2013 Ram 1500 Scores Detroit Free Press Truck of the Year Award

AUBURN HILLS, MI – The new 2013 Ram 1500 has been named "The Detroit Free Press" Truck of the Year.


Fleet Advantage's Hal Booth Passes Away

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- Hal Booth, senior vice president of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Fleet Advantage, died Saturday, Dec. 22.

Top 10 Articles from 2012

TORRANCE, CA - In 2012, truck fleet managers wanted more information about propane autogas, fiberglass vs. steel service bodies, vehicle graphics, and details on truck accident costs, among others.

Top 10 News Items from 2012

TORRANCE, CA - Vehicle launches and information seemed to be the most popular news items on Work Truck's website in 2012, with a few executive announcements in the mix as well.

Top 5 Photo Galleries from 2012

TORRANCE, CA - It's been a crazy year in the truck fleet industry, with tons of events and vehicle launches. Take a look at our most popular photo galleries from 2012, there might be something you missed!

Hankook Appoints New President of Hankook Tire America Corp.

WAYNE, NJ – Hankook Tire announced that it has appointed Byeong Jin Lee as its new President of Hankook Tire America Corp., effective Jan. 1, 2013.

With the intent of diversifying their stock to offer a wider range of equipment to customers, H&amp;amp;M Equipment became a KIOTI dealer.

KIOTI Tractor Spotlights H&M Equipment as Standout Dealer

AMSTERDAM, NY – For more than 55 years, H&M Equipment has been a household name in Amsterdam, NY, most well known for being a family-run operation.

U.S. Department of Transportation Orders LEX Express, Inc. to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today ordered passenger carrier LEX Express, Inc. (DBA Lincolnland Express) of Champaign, Ill., to shut down its operations.

Historic Continental Dealers Add ContiLifeCycle Retreads

FORT MILL, SC - Three commercial locations from the former Tallmadge Tire dealer group in central New York have entered into a partnership and are selling ContiLifeCycle retreads produced by G&G Tire.

Auto Truck Group Celebrates the Holiday Season by Giving Back

BARTLETT, IL - Auto Truck Group, an upfitter specializing in the design, manufacture and installation of truck equipment, in an effort to give back to the communities that have contributed to their success, is involved in several community initiatives this holiday season.


Yokohama Commercial Tire Year-in-Review

FULLERTON, CA – What a difference a year makes: According to Rick Phillips, Yokohama Tire Corporation’s director of commercial sales, 2012 could not have contrasted any more from 2011.

National Biodiesel Board Joins Diesel Technology Forum

WASHINGTON – The National Biodiesel Board is the newest allied member of the Diesel Technology Forum, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the most modern clean diesel technologies in the United States.

GM Recalls 2010 Through 2012 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

DETROIT – General Motors is recalling 118,800 2010 – 2012 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon vehicles manufactured between November 9, 2009 and August 28, 2012 due to these vehicles potentially missing a secondary hood latch.

The Auto Truck Group collected donations for Toys for Tots and other local charities during the holiday season.

Auto Truck Group Celebrates the Season by Giving Back

Bartlett, IL – Auto Truck Group,in an effort to give back to the communities that have contributed to their success, is involved in several community initiatives this holiday season.

Navistar Names Mooney to Lead Integrated Product Development

LISLE, IL – Navistar International Corporation announced the appointment of Dennis "Denny" Mooney as group vice president, global product development. Mooney succeeds Ramin Younessi, who is leaving Navistar to pursue other opportunities.

The Lighter Side of Fleet: GE Unveils New and Improved Delivery Vehicle for Santa

NISKAYUNA, NY, and NORTH POLE, TOP OF THE WORLD – Just in time for Christmas, a team of GE scientists and engineers have introduced several new features to Santa’s delivery vehicle aka Santa's sleigh. The updated sleigh incorporates a number of new technologies that will make Santa’s travels greener, faster, and much more efficient, according to GE.


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