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Navistar Ships Approximately 17,000 Vehicles to U.S. and Canadian Customers

HUNSTVILLE, AL - At a facility tour for media at the company's Huntsville Engine Plant in Huntsville, Ala., Navistar International Corporation announced its success in delivering approximately 17,000 vehicles to U.S. and Canadian customers in the past quarter.

Propane Autogas Exclusion in U.S. Senate Bills a Disservice to National Energy Policy

LIVONIA, MI - Alternative-fuel vehicle technologies are everywhere and come in many different shapes and forms. Where these many different technologies are lacking a presence, however, is in a number of new pieces of legislation currently up for debate in the United States Senate.

Innovative Solution Customizes Delivery Vans to Help Edible Arrangements Go Green

WALLINGFORD, CT - Recently, leaders at Edible Arrangements were recognized by Thermo King, a business of Ingersoll Rand, for taking a bite out of fuel costs and pollution.

Ford Takes 2011 F-150 EcoBoost To Consumers In 60 Cities

DEARBORN, MI - The best way to understand the power and performance of the new 2011 Ford F-150 with the much-anticipated 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine is to experience it firsthand.

ARI Participates in CSX Service Day in Baltimore

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), a global provider of complex car and truck fleet solutions, proudly joined a group of 120 volunteers organized by CSX Transportation to help rehabilitate Solo Gibbs Park in Baltimore, Md.

Supreme Industries Reports Third-Quarter and Nine-Month 2010 Financial Results

GOSHEN, IN - Supreme Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles, including truck bodies, shuttle buses, and armored vehicles, announced financial results for its third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 25.

Sleep HealthCenters to Partner with Roadside Medical

BOSTON - Sleep HealthCenters has entered into an agreement with Roadside Medical Clinic + Lab to provide sleep medicine services as part of Roadside Medical's industry-leading Driver Wellness programs.

General Grabs the Construction Market with Wide Base

FORT MILL, SC - Captivating drivers of severe service vehicles, General Truck Tires has grabbed the market this month by introducing its first all-position wide base tire for NAFTA, the Grabber OA Wide Base in size 445/65R22.5.

Minimizer to Open New World Headquarters Early 2011

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Minimizer has experienced considerable growth during that past 25 years. The company recently announced the purchase of a 3-acre site with multiple buildings also located in Blooming Prairie that will house sales and administrative personnel.

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Matco Introduces Infinium Line Of Cordless Tools

STOW, OHIO - Matco Tools, a manufacturer of tools and equipment, introduces Infinium - a new line of cordless tools developed specifically for today's professional automotive technicians who require both power and portability to maximize their efficiency.

Y-Lift by Rotary Lift

Y-Lift Can Help Improve Productivity and Profitability

MADISON, IN - Rotary Lift's award-winning Y-Lift is now available as a general service model (Y12) to improve productivity and profitability throughout the shop.

Kinedyne Celebrates 20 Years of Manufacturing Excellence at Kansas Facility

LAWRENCE, KS - Kinedyne Corporation, a manufacturer of cargo control products, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the opening of its Lawrence, KS facility.

ATD Supports Fuel Economy Improvements, Concerned About Higher Truck Prices

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD) and owner of Kenwork Sales Company released a statement in regards to ATD's support of fuel economy improvements but expresses concern about higher truck prices.

FMCSA Supports TRALA by Ruling Against Credential Requirements

WASHINGTON - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted three petitions filed with it by the American Trucking Associations and strongly supported by TRALA.

Five Sprinter Models with Hundreds of Custom-Tailored Versions

MONTVALE, NJ - Daimler Vans USA is launching its fifth new Sprinter model – the Crew Van, which joins the Cargo Van, Passenger Van, MiniBus and Cab Chassis.

The 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost "hero engine" demonstrates its best-in-class 420 lb.-ft of torque, especially its wealth of low-end torque, in Oregon by dragging logs weighing from two to almost five tons. Go to to see how the new class-leading EcoBoost truck engine performs

2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Logs Work at Oregon Timber Company

DEARBORN, MI - The 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost recently logged some tough miles in rugged Pacific Northwest country in the latest demonstration of its durability.

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Truck Equipment Industry Aids in Groundbreaking Tornado Data

PHOENIX - A truck equipped with some of the best accessories in the industry has helped to achieve a feat previously unattainable in the dangerous scientific field of tornado recording.

JD Power Reports Medium-Duty Truck Satisfaction Study

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - Overall service satisfaction among medium-duty truck owners declines considerably if their truck is not ready when promised.

Navistar to Establish State-Of-The-Art Testing and Validation Center in Melrose Park

MELROSE PARK, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced the company's intent to locate a new testing and validation center in Melrose Park at a facility that has been part of Navistar's history for nearly 65 years.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Pushes the Button on Propane Technology

PHOENIX - ThyssenKrupp Elevator, the world's premier manufacturer, installer, and service provider of vertical and horizontal transportation technology, is test-driving propane-fuel technology for its service vehicles in the Phoenix market.

Navistar and UAW Approve New Labor Agreement

WARRENVILLE, IL - UAW-represented employees at Navistar have ratified a new four-year labor agreement, the company announced. The contract was approved by a majority of voting UAW members and replaces the prior contract that expired Oct. 1, 2010.

Snap-on Redesigns Diagnostics Website

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL - Snap-on announces it has completely redesigned its diagnostics Website at with many functional improvement.

Midway Specialty Vehicles Announces New Sales & Marketing Manager

ELKHART, IN - Midway Specialty Vehicles, LLC welcomes Michael Violi to its management team as sales/marketing manager.

Yokohama Tire Corporation's New 'ADVANTAGE Online' Website Helps Dealers Manage Program Growth

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation announced the launch of a new Website based on the company's loyalty program, the Yokohama ADVANTAGE Associate Dealer Program.

DOT, EPA Propose the Nation's First Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks and Buses

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the first national standards to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve fuel efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and buses.

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