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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.

2011 F-150 - one of the trucks in Ford's line named "Truck Line of Texas."

Ford Named 'Truck Line of Texas'

DALLAS - The full line of Ford trucks today was named "Truck Line of Texas" by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) in the country's largest truck market, and MyFord Touch won the group's Outstanding Feature.

Enova Announces Incremental 100 System Order from Smith Electric Vehicles

TORRANCE, CA - Enova Systems, Inc., an innovator of proprietary hybrid and electric drive systems propelling the alternative energy industry, has received an incremental order to deliver 100 electric drive systems to Smith Electric Vehicles (SEV), manufacturer of the all-electric Smith Newton truck.

Frito-Lay All-Electric Delivery Trucks Hit the Streets of Columbus

PLANO, TEXAS - PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division began rolling out some of its fully electric delivery trucks in Columbus. These ten electric delivery trucks will ultimately be part of the largest planned fleet of commercial all-electric trucks in North America.

EPA/DOT Miss Opportunity to Include Natural Gas in Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Fuel Efficiency Regs

WASHINGTON - Domestically produced natural gas, which already fuels fleets across the country, has been left out of the government's proposed rule to reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency in medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, in spite of the fact that natural gas is the cleanest burning alternative transportation fuel commercially available today.

GM to Invest $37 Million in Lansing Delta Township

LANSING, MI - General Motors announced a $37 million investment in its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant earmarked for tooling and equipment to enhance the plant's manufacturing capabilities.

CKCVR Annual Fleet Study Shows Increased Demand for Class 8 Trucks in 2011

COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Annual Fleet Study by CK Commercial Vehicle Research shows a 47-percent increase in the number of fleets who plan new Class 8 and medium-duty power unit purchases in 2011 versus those that planned orders for 2010 as reported in the annual study conducted in October 2009.

Navistar Issues Statement on Fuel Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Regulations for Heavy Trucks

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar issues a response to the regulatory proposal to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses released Oct. 25 by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced it is expanding operations at its Salem, Virginia manufacturing plant.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Salem, Virginia Plant Expansion

FULLERTON, CA - Due to increasing demand for its consumer and light truck tires, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced it is expanding operations at its Salem, Virginia manufacturing plant.

Snap-On's 90th Anniversary EPIQ

Snap-on Offers Special 90th Anniversary Limited Edition EPIQ

KENOSHA, WI - In honor of its 90th Anniversary, Snap-on is offering a special limited edition EPIQ. Featuring the 90th Anniversary logo, the tool storage unit is a complete, secured productivity system.

Mitchell 1 Celebrates 15 Years of Management Software Evolution

POWAY, CA - It's been 15 years since Mitchell Repair's first Microsoft Windows-based shop management software was released as 'Series I' on Sept. 21, 1995.

Free Webinar on How to Get an ROI from Safety

TORRANCE, CA - Automotive Fleet is hosting a Webinar on Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. Pacific (2 p.m. Eastern). Join us for an informative look at driving safety and how focusing on the driver can help you drive smarter and safer, increasing the efficiency of your fleet.

Snap-on Tools Save Time & Make Money

KENOSHA, WI - The key to your success and to profitability is the ability to minimize the time it takes to perform a standard task. Snap-on tools are designed and manufactured to help improve efficiency and productivity.

Smith Electric Vehicles Delivers All-Electric Trucks To Staples

KANSAS CITY - Smith Electric Vehicles today announced a new purchase order of their all-electric commercial trucks by Staples, the world's largest office supply chain store.

General Motors Offers Green Options for Fleet

SAN DIEGO - The first public showing this week of the industry's only fully integrated compressed natural gas cargo van leads General Motors' commitment to helping commercial customers decrease the environmental impact of their fleets.

ROUSH CleanTech Driving Alternative Fuels & Propane Forward

LIVONIA, MI -ROUSH CleanTech aims to increase the intensity of the corporate investment ROUSH has already made in liquid propane injection powered vehicles, while expediting new products to the market and putting more clean-fueled vehicles on roads worldwide.

Telogis Introduces New Fleet Management Platform: Telogis Fleet 8

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Telogis, the platform for location intelligence, introduces Telogis Fleet 8: a reliable and scalable GPS fleet management software.

Toyota Tacoma X-Runner RTR

Toyota Tacoma X-Runner RTR (Ready to Race)

TORRANCE, CA - The Tacoma X-Runner RTR (Ready to Race) project pickup truck, which will make its public debut at the 2010 SEMA Show, is an exercise in demonstrating Toyota's engineering abilities by creating an in-house, high performance vehicle through the utilization of Toyota parts.

Kinedyne Announces Expansion of Sales Force

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Kinedyne Corporation, a cargo control products company for the transportation industry, expanded its sales force to further enhance the service and support offered to its customers.

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