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Ford Recalls F-Series Ambulances

Ford has recalled nearly 3,100 F-Series ambulances, after determining the engines could stop unexpectedly. The F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty ambulances are powered by 6.7L engines. They are from the 2011 and 2012 model years.

Avista Corp. to Acquire Alaska Energy and Resources Company

The primary subsidiary of AERC is Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P), the oldest regulated electric utility in Alaska.

Willmar Public Works to Replace 17-Year-Old Aerial Bucket Truck

The Willmar Public Works Department recently received preliminary approval to buy a new aerial bucket truck under a recent city council spending policy that requires council approval of equipment purchases of more than $10,000.

Demand Grows for ‘Larger and Taller’ Equipment in Utility, Construction Industries

The pace of new activity in the renewable-energy, residential, and commercial construction markets is driving the demand for larger and more capable equipment, according to attendees of ICUEE 2013.

(PRNewsFoto/The Hertz Corporation)Hertz Equipment Rental officially opens its new facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Hertz Equipment Rental Opens Locations in Paso Robles, Calif. and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Featuring a retail showroom, the facility provides a wide range equipment for rent or sale including aerial, compaction, earth moving, power generators, pumps, and small tools.

Twenty Companies Newly-Recognized with MVP Designation

The NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, recognizes the 20 organizations that have distinguished themselves as Member Verification Program (MVP) companies during the quarter ending September 2013.

Hankook Tire Vice Chairman & CEO Seung Hwa Suh (left) and State of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Hankook Tire Selects Tennessee for First U.S. Plant

Hankook Tire announced plans for its 8th global manufacturing plant, which will be located in Clarksville, Tenn.


Fontaine Modification New Vocational Truck Operations Lead

Nate Eichinger will oversee vocational truck operations for Fontaine Modification.

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DriveCam Renamed As Lytx

DriveCam, Inc. has changed its name to Lytx, Inc. The Lytx brand represents a significant evolution of the DriveCam business and reflects the company's mission of harnessing the power of data to change human behavior, according to the company.

FMCSA Test-Drives Improvements on Safety Data Website

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is test-driving an improved version of its Safety Measurement System website.

Auto Truck Group Opens East Coast Facility

Auto Truck Group, a North American upfitter specializing in the design, manufacture and installation of truck equipment, has announced the opening of its new facility located at 499 Old Kings Highway, Maple Shade, New Jersey.

Upfit Ford Super Duty Trucks Highlighted at SEMA

Upfit Ford Super Duty Trucks were on display at SEMA, spotlighting a variety of options available for these vehicles to cross the line from work to play and back again.

Polk Research: Commercial Vehicle Registrations Remain Soft

According to a new research report from Polk, new commercial vehicle registrations (GVW 3-8) remain soft through August 2013.

Diesel Falls 1.6¢ to $3.87 a Gallon

The national average price for diesel fell 1.6 cents to $3.87 per gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

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GM: Fleet Sales Rose 14% In October

General Motors Co. saw sales of fleet vehicles rise 14 percent in October, as retail sales rose 16 percent on the strength of light-duty truck sales, the automaker announced Friday.

Public Fleet Summit Comes to Austin

Dave Seavey, director of fleet operations for PG&E, is one of the presenters at this Public Fleet Summit, which focuses on leadership within public fleet management.

Photo of 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee courtesy of Chrysler.

Light-Duty Truck Sales Drive Chysler, GM Earnings

Chrysler and General Motors reported mixed third-quarter results Wednesday as both cited strong sales of light-duty pickup trucks and Chrysler noted higher demand for its Jeep SUVs.

Hi-Way VIP Promotion

For a limited time, VIP end-users can submit photos of their Hi-Way equipment on to be entered in the giveaway.

XRS Corp. Adds Two Leadership Positions

XRS Corporation, a mobile trucking intelligence company, has named industry veteran Jon Van Winkle vice president, product management, and experienced software engineer Arvind Sharma vice president of engineering.

Penray Broadens Management Team

The Penray Companies, Inc. has announced the formation of a new management team.

Feds Require 'Green' Fleets for $1.5B Package-Delivery Contract

Package-delivery companies competing for a federal contract will be required starting in 2014 to meet annual targets for fuel efficiency, greenhouse gas intensity, alternative fuel use, and delivery prices, an association announced.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado Durability Testing Over 12.5 Million Miles

Each new Chevrolet Silverado benefits from 12.5 million miles of durability testing before the first customer ever receives the keys.

Spartan Motors Reports Operating Income

Spartan Motors, Inc. announced operating income of $1.8 million for the third quarter of 2013.

2013 Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE

Mitsubishi Fuso: Canter FE Series 1.6% APR Financing Rate & 90-day Delayed Payment

As part of its "Year-End Savings Sales Event," Mitsubishi Fuso is is offering qualified buyers a low finance rate and an option to delay the first payment for up to 90 days.

2014 ATD Commercial Truck Award Nominees

The American Truck Dealers (ATD) has announced seven nominees for the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year.


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