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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.

'Work Truck' Takes a Tour of Greenkraft Inc

SANTA ANA, CA – "Work Truck" recently had a chance to tour the Greenkraft Inc. facility in Santa Ana, Calif., and learn more about the company’s operations.

The new Telogis Driver Scorecard report.

Telogis' Fleet 10, Features Updated Safety and Fuel Monitoring, New Mobile App, and New Reports

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Fleet 10's new features include Telogis’ Driver Scorecard, designed to improve driver safety; the Telogis Supervisor app for smartphones and tablets; and next-generation fuel card monitoring technology, among others.

Hino Motors Recalling More Than 35,000 Trucks

WASHINGTON – Hino Motors Sales U.S.A. is recalling more than 35,000 2005-2013 model-year medium-duty trucks because an electrical system issue may pose a fire risk, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported.


KIOTI Tractor Names Douglas Earwood Director of Sales and Marketing

WENDELL, NC – KIOTI Tractor, a Division of Daedong-USA, Inc., is pleased to welcome Douglas Earwood as Director of Sales and Marketing.

FMCSA Orders Ben Gordon Enterprises LLC d.b.a. Gordon’s Tree Service to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Ben Gordon Enterprises LLC d.b.a. Gordon's Tree Service of Slidell, La., to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that pose an imminent hazard to public safety.

Idle Free Systems signs Utah-based Dealer

SALT LAKE CITY - Mountain West Truck Center, the largest Volvo and Mack truck dealer in the intermountain west, has signed an agreement to sell, install and service Idle Free electric APUs.

Stertil-Koni Launches Major Initiative to Spur Certified Lift Inspector Program Participation

STEVENSVILLE, MD - Heavy duty lift leader Stertil-Koni announced that it has initiated a major new program among its distributor network to boost enrollment and participation in the recently launched Lift Inspector Certification Program, designed and run by the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI).


Jasper Announces Leadership Changes

JASPER, IN - Jasper Engines & Transmissions announced changes within the company’s leadership positions.

Nissan NV Powers LA Mobile Edit Suite

LOS ANGELES – PrePost Data runs its entire mobile unit out of a Nissan NV 2500 High Roof, performing work that requires the company to be constantly on the move.

2014 4.3L V-6 EcoTec3 AFM VVT DI (LV3) for Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra.<br />

Trio of New EcoTec3 Engines Powers Silverado and Sierra

DETROIT – The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 will deliver more power, more torque and improved fuel efficiency, thanks in part to a trio of all-new EcoTec3 engines designed specifically for the needs of full-size truck customers.

The Haas VF-6 CNC machine has the ability to machine the surface of an engine block as well as the cylinders.

JASPER’s CNC Machine Makes for Efficient Diesel Remanufacturing

JASPER, IN - For many years, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines have made for efficient remanufacturing within various departments at Jasper Engines & Transmissions.

The vans are the latest contribution by Chevrolet, General Motors and the GM Foundation to Sandy relief efforts that now total more than $2.8 million.

Chevrolet Donates 24 Express Vans to Habitat for Humanity

ATLANTA – Two dozen Express vans were donated by Chevrolet to Habitat for Humanity in storm-ravaged New York and New Jersey.

Classic Blue Star Gas Propane Autogas Bobtail Still Trucking

SALEM, OR – You could say the Blue Star Gas bobtail “Old No. 44” has been around the block a time or two. In continuous service from 1966 to 2006, the classic propane autogas-powered truck now stands as a monument to dependable technology.

Full lineup of Volvo Group trucks in the U.S. earns 2014 greenhouse gas certification

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have certified all Volvo Group trucks in the U.S., both Mack and Volvo branded, in accordance with 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas regulations.

Truck Drivers Offer Safety Tips For Holiday Travel

ARLINGTON, VA - More than 84.4 million motorists are expected to travel over 50 miles or more during the year-end holiday. American Trucking Associations want to ensure those motorists arrive at their destinations safely.

Three Goodyear Truck Tire Retread Products Earn SmartWay Verification

AKRON, OHIO – The recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay verification of three Goodyear truck tire retreads – the G316 AT Fuel Max, the G572 LHD Fuel Max and the G305 ATS Fuel Max – is another example of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s ongoing commitment to fuel efficiency.

Ford F-350

Venchurs Announces EPA-Certified CNG Conversions for 2013 Ford Super Duty Trucks

ADRIAN, MI – Venchurs Vehicle Systems, a CNG Converter for Ford, announced the availability of its Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certified CNG conversions for the 2013 Ford Super Duty truck line.

IRS Changes Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate to 56.5 Cents for 2013

WASHINGTON - The new IRS mileage reimbursement rate reflects an increase of 1 cent, up from 55.5 cents per mile in 2011 and 2012.

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado (left) and GMC Sierra (right).

GM Unveils All-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra

DETROIT – General Motors unveiled two all-new trucks on Thursday, its 2014-MY Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. The automaker's President of GM North America Mark Reuss presented the new vehicles during a press conference on Thursday. The all-new pickup trucks offer new engines, new exterior styling, and a range of interior features and connectivity choices.

The 1955 Sierra featured hooded headlights and panoramic glass.

The MY-2014 GMC Sierra has a Legacy Stretching Back Over a Century

DETROIT - The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra fullsize pickup will be the latest in a bloodline that stretches back over a century.

Webasto and ESW Group Form Strategic Partnership

FENTON, MI – Webasto Product North America and ESW Group announced the integration of their two technologies, giving fleets and municipalities the opportunity to obtain Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) funding for emission control and idle reduction equipment.

Monarch Beverage Company Uses DriveCam to Reduce Risk

SAN DIEGO – DriveCam, Inc., a Driver Risk Management company, announced that Monarch Beverage Company has made a 5-year commitment to deploy DriveCam’s Driver Risk Management solution throughout its fleet of 130 vehicles.

Cummins Builds 2 Millionth Pickup Engine for Ram

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. announced the production of the 2 millionth pickup engine for Ram at its Columbus MidRange Engine Plant (CMEP).

CleanFUEL & Menards Open 37 Propane Autogas Fueling Stations

GEORGETOWN, TX – CleanFUEL USA, a supplier of propane autogas infrastructure and engine systems, announced the installation of 37 propane autogas fueling stations at Menards home improvement stores.


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