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Spartan Motors Provides Update on Reach Launch

CHARLOTTE, MI - Demand for the Reach delivery vehicle with major fleets continues to be positive, as one of the world's largest parcel delivery companies announced an order for 150 new vehicles.

Gilbarco and Shell Sign Passport Service Offering Agreement

Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Shell Oil Products US, and Motiva Enterprises LLC (Shell) have signed an agreement to allow Gilbarco to provide an exclusive Passport Service Offering (PSO) Plus Service to thousands of Shell-branded stations in the U.S. utilizing Passport systems.

Wright Express Says Construction Industry Fuel Consumption Up 5.1% in May Over 2011

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME - The FCI measures national fuel consumption statistics for the construction industry. The April FCI was also up 4.5% over the same period in 2011.

Head-to-Head: Chevrolet 4500 Versus Ford E-450

DETROIT – GM Fleet and Commercial recently put its Chevrolet 4500 head-to-head with Ford’s E-450. GM put the vehicles through a series of tests, and recorded the results

Fleet Financing Available for Diesel Emissions Retrofits

VENTURA, CA – Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc., a cleantech emissions control company, has partnered with AIL to offer leasing solutions for Clean Diesel's ECS-branded DPF retrofit solutions to vehicle fleet owners and operators across North America.

Chrysler Recognizes Cummins as 2012 Sustainability Supplier of the Year

DETROIT – Chrysler Group LLC recognized Cummins Inc. as the 2012 Sustainability Supplier of the Year during the company's 2012 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony on June 6 at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.

ATA Urges FMCSA to Preserve CSA's Original Goal

ARLINGTON, VA – In a white paper released on June 20, American Trucking Associations urged the FMCSA to remain committed to the goal of its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program: to reduce commercial motor vehicle crashes, injuries and fatalities

Toyotires.com Offers Visitors New Design and Features

CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announces the company’s website, toyotires.com, has an all-new new look and feel.

U.S. DOT Orders BM&L Trucking, LLC to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Alabama-based BM&L Trucking, LLC, affiliated company IDM Transportation, Inc. and its owners to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety.

Hankook Tire America Attracts Fans And Consumers Via Facebook

WAYNE, NJ – Following the launch of Hankook Tire’s global Facebook page last year, Hankook Tire America is stepping into the spotlight with its own dedicated “Hankook USA” Facebook page.

GILBERT

New Director of Commercial Tire Sales Joins Kumho Tires

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA – Kumho Tire U.S.A., announced it has brought on Ron Gilbert as its new Director of Commercial Tire Sales.

“The first month after the truck was converted to run on propane autogas, we used 354 gallons and saved somewhere between $400-500 on fuel,” said Midwest Roofing and Construction owner Josh Fowler.

Propane Autogas Truck to Save Thousands for Roofing & Construction Business

MADISON, WI – Midwest Roofing and Construction in Dodgeville, Wis., expects to save around $5,000 annually on fuel costs after converting the company’s 2012 Ford F-150 5.0L to run on clean propane autogas.

PowerPhase HD Electric Drive Systems Powering FedEx Express Boulder EV Vans

LONGMONT, CO - UQM Technologies, Inc., has begun supplying the PowerPhase HD 220 electric drive systems to Boulder EV to build delivery vans for FedEx Express.

Diesel Exhaust Linked to Lung Cancer, Says WHO

LYON, FRANCE – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization (WHO), has classified diesel engine exhaust as “carcinogenic to humans."

Peterbilt Dealer Announces South Carolina Natural Gas Truck Forum

Greenville, SC – The Pete Store, LLC announced plans to hold a Natural Gas Truck Forum in Greenville, South Carolina on July 24th.

Volvo Group to Strengthen its Range of Trucks Powered by Natural Gas

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN — Under the Mack brand, the range of trucks powered by natural gas will be expanded by a further two models during 2013, Mack Pinnacle and Mack Granite.

Truckload Driver Turnover Edges Upward for Large Truck Fleets

ARLINGTON, VA – After a one quarter reprieve, the annualized turnover rate for large truckload fleets rose slightly in the first quarter of 2012 while small truckload fleets saw a tremendous surge in turnover, according to Bob Costello, American Trucking Associations (ATA) chief economist.

Technology in the Truck: Changing the Game

SCHAUMBURG, IL - Automating can seem overwhelming — something only the “big boys” do. Today, technology innovation has put automation within the reach of any carrier.

Lake Michigan Mailers to Convert Service Fleet to accept LPG and Gasoline

KALAMAZOO, MI, and SOUTH BEND, IN – Lake Michigan Mailers, Inc. announced that it will begin converting its service vehicle fleet to run on both liquefied propane gas (LPG) also known as propane autogas and gasoline.

Aura Receives $420,000 Order for All-Electric Transport Refrigeration

EL SEGUNDO, CA – Aura Systems, Inc. announced that it received approximately $420,000 in orders for its all-electric transport refrigeration systems for mid-size trucks from one customer.

Call for Sustainability All-Star Nominations

TORRANCE, CA – "Green Fleet" magazine is looking for nominations of individuals who have made significant contributions to environmental sustainability in the fleet industry.

Healthy Lifestyles Promoted by Pilot Flying J, Truckers to Triathletes

KNOXVILLE, TN – As part of its commitment to better health, Pilot Flying J is teaming up with Truckers to Triathletes (T2T) to help support professional drivers to maintain healthy lifestyles.

Isuzu NPR

Isuzu Visits Work Truck Magazine

TORRANCE, CA – Representatives of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA) visited Work Truck magazine recently, arriving, appropriately enough, in an Isuzu NPR truck.

Jasper Innovative Solutions Receives 2011 USPS Supplier Excellence Award

JASPER, IN - Jasper Innovative Solutions has been selected as a winner in the Supplier Excellence Award Category of the 2011 USPS Supplier Performance Award Program

Continental Submits Retreads for SmartWay Verification

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire the Americas, LLC’s Commercial Vehicle Tire business unit has submitted two retread tire products for verification as low rolling resistance technologies, under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership’s new performance standards.

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