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TomTom Business Solutions Partners with Intac International

BOSTON, MA – TomTom Business Solutions announced its partnership with Intac International, the maker of Wintac – the award winning all-in-one business automation software for field service and installation companies.

XRS Corporation Promotes Christian Schenk to SVP, Product Strategy & Market Growth

MINNEAPOLIS — XRS Corporation (formerly Xata Corporation), announced that the company’s board of directors has promoted and appointed Christian Schenk to senior vice president, product strategy & market growth, and a member of the company’s executive committee.

2013 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Calendar Available for Free with Shell Rotella Oil Change

HOUSTON – The 2013 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar is filled with some of the best looking heavy duty trucks in North America. Truckers can be the first to get the 2013 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar through November 30th, while supplies last.

DMAX Builds 1.5 Millionth Duramax Diesel Engine

MORAINE, OHIO – General Motors announced today the production of its 1,500,000th Duramax 6.6L diesel engine at its DMAX Ltd. Joint venture with Isuzu Motors Ltd.

Allison Transmission and UAW Extend Labor Agreement

INDIANAPOLIS – Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. announced that its labor agreement with United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 933, which was set to expire at midnight on Nov. 14, has been extended until noon on Nov. 21.

Propel Fuels & Solazyme Deliver World’s Kicks off Algae-based Fuel Pilot

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Propel Fuels, a retailer of renewable fuels and clean mobility solutions, and Solazyme, Inc., a renewable oil and bioproducts company, are bringing algae-derived fuel to retail pumps for what they believe to be the first time in history.

G.D.S. Express Installs Rand McNally TND 760 in Its Company Trucks

SKOKIE, IL – After a year-long study of mobile fleet management systems, G.D.S. Express, Inc. (GDS) is installing Rand McNally’s TND 760 in its company trucks, Rand McNally announced.

LexisNexis Reports 9 Percent Rise in False Driver Employment History in 2012

ATLANTA – LexisNexis Risk Solutions announced the results of the third annual LexisNexis Commercial Driver Safety Report: Industry Insights, Analysis and Trending, designed to help trucking companies hire drivers smarter.

2013 Ram 1500 has Truckload of Performance Parts and Accessories

AUBURN HILLS, MI – From a $12 trailer hitch plug to a $3,311 lift kit, Mopar will offer more than 300 performance parts and accessories for the new 2013 Ram 1500.

Mitsubishi Fuso Moving Inventory to Make Trucks Available for Hurricane Sandy Relief

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) announced that it has consolidated a significant portion of its medium-duty truck inventory at its port facilities in Baltimore, where they can be delivered immediately to its dealers across the affected states to aid in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

By utilizing this software, JASPER Quality Engineers are able to drive improvements in the remanufacturing process by analyzing this data to determine the perfect method for assembling transmission clutches.

JASPER Updates Transmission Hydraulic Clutch Testing

JASPER, IN - The Quality Engineers of Jasper Engines & Transmissions have updated the company’s transmission hydraulic clutch testing process.

DUECO, Inc. Provides Crews and Equipment to Support Hurricane Sandy Clean Up

WAUKESHA, WI – DUECO, Inc. has customers throughout the East Coast and elsewhere in the country working their DUECO built trucks and crews hard to restore power throughout the area.

Atlas Highlights Differences in State Driving Laws

EVANSVILLE, IN — Atlas Van Lines, is spreading the word on driving laws concerning distracted driving and passenger safety.

Truck Drivers Hitch Their Success to Mobile Technologies

LOS ANGELES, CA – Things are looking up for the trucking industry. The American Trucking Associations anticipates that U.S. companies will bring on nearly 100,000 new drivers each year, for the next 10 years.

Tow Trucks Helping Distressed Motorists In Storm-Ravaged New York, New Jersey

MEDFORD, MA - Tow truck drivers up and down the East Coast came to the aid of their fuel-starved brethren in New York and New Jersey this past week by creating a supply line of diesel and gasoline to keep local tow providers responding to distressed motorists in storm-damaged areas.

Jerry Cortese, director of sales-western region for Auto Truck Group.

Auto Truck Group Hires New Director of Sales for the Western Region

BARTLETT, IL — Auto Truck Group has hired Jerry Cortese to the position of Director of Sales-Western Region. Former Director of Sales-Western Region, Matt McGowan, has accepted the position of Director of Sales-Eastern Region for Auto Truck Group.

ARI celebrated the grand opening of its Houston Call Center on November 9, 2012.<br />

ARI Celebrates Grand Opening of Its Houston Call Center

HOUSTON - This is the sixth ARI call center in North America and it will help support ARI’s continued commitment to superior customer service in every aspect of its business.

Terex Services North America Formed

REDMOND, WA – Terex Corporation (TEX) announced today that it will leverage the combined strengths of Terex Equipment Services (TES) and Crane America Services (CAS) to form the new service provider: Terex Services North America.

Trimble Takes Driver Safety to the Next Level

LAS VEGAS – Trimble announced that it has released new enhancements to the Trimble GeoManager Driver Safety solution, allowing field service organizations to more easily manage and communicate behaviors that influence driver and vehicle safety.

Powertrain Integration, Triad Services Group Form Partnership

MADISON HEIGHTS, MI – Powertrain Integration, LLC (PI) and Triad Services Group, LLC (Triad) have entered into a partnership to provide total vehicle services.

Navman Wireless Plans New Add-on for FMCSA Compliance

GLENVIEW, IL – Navman Wireless USA announced an agreement with Innovative Software Engineering (ISE) that will equip fleet managers using the Navman Wireless OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system.

GMC and Chevrolet Bi-Fuel Pickups Available for Order

DETROIT – Production of the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD bi-fuel pickup trucks is underway in Fort Wayne, Ind. The pickups are available for order by fleet and retail customers through Chevrolet and GMC dealers.

Lighter Side of Fleet: Pro Bass Anglers Create the Ultimate Fishing Tundra

TORRANCE, CA — Bassmaster Elite Series pro angler Britt Myers knows a thing or two about bass fishing. The result is the "Ultimate Fishing Tundra."

Chevy Silverado teaser photo.

Next Generation Silverado to Debut in December

DETROIT – Chevrolet will take the wraps off the all-new Silverado 1500 full-size pickup on Dec. 13 at a special event in the Detroit area.

Hino Trucks Approved for California Hybrid Truck & Bus Voucher Incentive Project

NOVI, MI – Hino Trucks’ 2013-MY Class 5 195h diesel electric cab-over has been approved by the California Air Resources Board and is eligible for the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).


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