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Steve McQueen's Baja 1000 pickup truck, going to auction in late July 2013.

Steve McQueen's Baja 1000 Pickup to be Auctioned

The historically significant 1969 pickup truck once owned by actor Steve McQueen, brought to life by designer and motoring visionary Vic Hickey, is going to auction through Mecum Auctions, July 26-27.

The Michelin X One Line Energy D tire is directional and uses matrix siping for optimized traction and even wear.

Michelin Launches New Wide-Based Tire & Retread

The Michelin Americas Truck Tires division of Michelin North America Inc. launched the Michelin X One Line Energy D tire and Pre-Mold retread.

Pioneer Offers Installation Facilities and Mobile Repair Service

Pioneer, a Wastequip brand, now offers mobile repair and installation centers for tarping systems.

The H 3000 features parallel-hybrid architecture that supplies blended power from a conventional diesel engine with an Allison automatic transmission, a powerful electric motor with a regenerative braking kinetic energy recovery system, and stored energy from batteries.

PG&E, Allison Transmission & Peterbilt Partner on Material Handler Truck

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), Allison Transmission, and Peterbilt premiered the first utility material handler truck equipped with the new Allison hybrid H 3000 system for commercial trucks at the Electric Utility Fleet Manager Conference (EUFMC) vehicle expo.

CVSA Roadcheck Currently Taking Place

Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles in the world, with approximately 14 trucks or buses being inspected, on average, every minute from Canada to Mexico during a 72-hour period in early June.

Terex Advocates New Work Zone Capacity Comparison for Digger Derricks

Terex's Work Zone Capacity highlights the ability of a digger derrick to perform the tasks that these trucks are built for — digging holes and setting poles.

Registration Live for Global Fleet Management Conference Phoenix

Managers from the world’s largest multi-national commercial fleets who have global and/or regional fleet responsibilities will gather at the conference this fall for dedicated training, networking, and education.

ARI Honors the 2012 Auction of the Year Award Winners

ARI, a global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, hosted a celebration recognizing and honoring the 2012 Regional Auction of the Year award winners on May 17.

The 2014 GMC Sierra offers an enhanced trailering package.

GMC Sierra's Trailering Tech Enhances Safety & Performance

The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 offers the majority of its customers a full suite of trailering technologies that aid everything from acceleration to safety and braking, according to the automaker.

Navistar's Osborne to Lead Global Quality

Navistar International Corporation announced it has appointed Bill Osborne as senior vice president of global quality.

Driver Safety Now Top Fleet Priority

According to a recent survey, the biggest concern for fleet managers is ensuring the safety of their drivers.

UQM to Provide Systems for Zenith All-Electric Shuttle Vans

After a year of competitive testing, Zenith Motors, LLC has selected UQM Technologies, Inc. to provide PowerPhase Pro 135 systems as the drivetrain in its all-electric shuttle vans.

TravelCenters of America to Offer Synthetic Blend Diesel Engine Oil

TravelCenters of America LLC announced that it is offering low-viscosity, 10W-30 synthetic blend diesel engine oil at all participating 24/7/365 TA Truck Service and Petro:Lube truck service facilities.

IDT Energy to Enter the Natural Gas Market

IDT Energy, Inc., a retail energy provider for the Northeast, announced plans to enter the natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry with the launch of its newly created entity, Evergreen Fleet Services.

The 6.2L V-8 engine is available in the 2014 GMC Sierra SLT and Denali models. This engine is also availble for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. Photo courtesy GM.

GM Details 2014 GMC Sierra 6.2L V-8 Performance Spec Estimates

The 6.2L V-8 uses direct injection, active fuel management, and variable valve timing to improve power and efficiency, according to GM.

Mitsubishi Fuso Announces Its 2012 Dealer Awards

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA), has announced its 2012 North American Dealer of the Year awards.

In all, Ron Koosman has served Telelect product line customers for 47 years.

DUECO Inc. Announces Retirement of Long Time Western Region Leader

DUECO, Inc. a final-stage installer of Terex Utilities and Hi-Ranger bucket trucks, digger derricks, cranes, stringing and tension equipment, and utility trailers, announced the retirement of Ron Koosman, Vice President and long time leader of DUECO’s Western Region, effective May 31.

Bart Conry has been named Vice President of Group Fleet Sales for PALFINGER North America Group (PNAG).

PALFINGER North America Group Names New VP, Group Fleet Sales

Bart Conry has been named Vice President of Group Fleet Sales for PALFINGER North America Group (PNAG).

Register Now for Half off ALI Lift Inspector Certification Program Fee

Prospective participants in the new Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program only have a few more months to take advantage of a half-price discount on registration.

PacLease, Kenworth Sales Co., & Blu LNG to Offer Rental Program for LNG-Fueled Trucks

Fleets operating along the I-84 and I-15 corridors from Las Vegas, through Utah, Idaho, and eastern Oregon can rent Kenworth trucks fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) through a new rental program available from PacLease, its local franchise – Kenworth Sales Company, and Blu LNG.

The 15,000 sq. ft. facility houses everything from traditional classrooms to 12 remanufacturing stations: six for manual transmissions and six for Allison automatics.

Inland Truck Parts Adds Dedicated Training Center

Inland Truck Parts recently added a 15,000 sq. ft. training center built in Olathe, Kan. The facility houses everything from traditional classrooms to 12 remanufacturing stations: six for manual transmissions and six for Allison automatics.

he processing system contains a digital model of the gear profile that is then used to stitch these images together and flatten out the gear teeth into a single 3D panoramic image that can easily be scanned to ensure the teeth are meshing correctly.

Ford Using 3D Imaging to Improve F-Series Quality

Ford engineers are using 3D mapping in what is believed to be the technology’s first application in the auto industry to better analyze rear axle parts of F-Series pickups during assembly, leading to a smoother, quieter ride for drivers of Ford trucks.

Navistar's International TerraStar 4x4.

Navistar Begins Shipping International TerraStar 4X4

Navistar, Inc. said it has started shipping its first International TerraStar 4x4 units. The company originally launched the International TerraStar in 2010 in a 4x2 configuration.

Ritchie Bros. to Sell More than 70 Trucks for Wal-Mart

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell more than 1,400 equipment items and trucks at an unreserved public auction in Chicago on May 30, 2013.

ICEE Company Adopts In-Vehicle Event Recorders Across Entire Fleet

ICEE operates 680 vehicles in its fleet, which consists of a mix of light- and medium-duty trucks and vans and is based on Ontario, Calif.


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