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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.

Chevrolet to Donate 2013 Silverado to Help in Oklahoma Tornado Victim Relief Efforts

The General Motors Foundation is pledging $50,000, and Chevrolet is donating a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup to Forgotten Harvest to assist with the organization's "Help 4 Oklahoma" campaign.

Rush Enterprises Founder Retires

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced that W. Marvin Rush is retiring from his position as chairman of the board of the company.

New FMCSA Hours-of-Service Enforcement Set for July 1

A 2011 law revising the federal hours-of-service requirements for commercial truck drivers in the U.S. will be enforced starting July 1.

On the left, Guy Landry (l), GloboCam Rive-Sud receives the Canada Dealer of the Year Award from Todd Bloom, MFTA CEO. On the right, Bloom presents the Western Region Dealer of the Year Award to John Kunde (l), Diamond Mitsubishi Fuso. Not shown: Frank Messina, Messina Truck Center, Tampa, FL

Mitsubishi Fuso Announces 2012 Dealer Awards

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

Cummins Introduces its 2013 Engine Lineup for the Refuse Market

Cummins Inc. has announced its 2013 engine lineup for refuse vehicles. Cummins is offering customers a complete range of both clean diesel and natural gas engines designed for optimal performance in refuse applications, according to the company.

The Peterbilt Model 320 features an all-new, ergonomic interior.

Peterbilt Unveils All-New Interior for the Low-Cab Forward Model 320

Peterbilt Motors Company has unveiled its all-new Model 320 interior. The new ProBilt interior features ergonomic improvements, system enhancements and improved overall visibility for maximum operator efficiency and comfort, according to the company,

The Chevrolet City Express will be produced by Nissan for the U.S. and Canadian markets.

GM to Source Small Cargo Van from Nissan to U.S. & Canada

General Motors Co. (GM) and Nissan announced the companies have signed an agreement for Nissan to produce a small cargo vehicle that GM will sell in the United States and Canada.

Penske Opens New Truck Rental, Leasing & Maintenance Facility in Phoenix

Penske Truck Leasing held a grand opening event in Phoenix May 21 to introduce a new state-of-the-art facility.

U.S. a Leader in Clean Diesel Technology Exports

The Diesel Technology Forum highlighted the importance of diesel engines, fuels, and equipment in global commerce and international trade during World Trade Week.

This event marked the first time Birmingham has hosted the regional event. The Southeastern workshop is the first of five regional meetings scheduled around the country this year.

Birmingham Hosts National Clean Truck Event

A workshop at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum offered fleet managers a chance to learn more about work trucks that use clean fuels and technologies – and to ride in or drive 20 of them.

Bill Kozek, 50, joins Navistar following a 26-year career at PACCAR Inc., where he most recently served as vice president and general manager of its Peterbilt Motors Company.

Navistar Hires Kozek as President, North America Truck & Parts Business

Navistar International Corporation announced it has appointed Bill Kozek as president of the company's North America Truck and Parts business. He succeeds Jack Allen, who was promoted to chief operating officer last month.

IMT Announces Pennsylvania Distributor

National Truck Body Solutions, based in Greencastle, Pa., has extended its product offering by becoming a distributor of IMT products.

The five winners of the Kinedyne sweepstakes included: Dennis Doyle, Farm Boy Inc.; Wayne Davidson, C&W Gooseneck Services; Lawrence Davis, Davis Express Trucking, LLC; Jonathan Terry, J.D. Terry; and Joe Westleigh, J&M Westleigh Inc.

Kinedyne Announces MATS 2013 Sweepstakes Winners

Kinedyne, a leader in the transportation industry, manufacturing cargo securement products for over 45 years, awarded five $1,000 Shopping Sprees of Kinedyne products to the winners of their raffle held at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS).

'Shift into High Gear' with Mitchell 1 Facebook Sweepstakes

If you are a Mitchell 1 shop management software user and would like to learn more advanced capabilities, better methods and shortcuts, then the “Shift Into High Gear” sweepstakes, running May 15 - May 31, is for you.

Nominations Now Accepted for 2013 Fleet Hall of Fame

Nominations for the 2013 Fleet Hall of Fame are now being accepted, and are due by Monday, June 3.

Halliburton Deploys Pilot CNG Light-Duty Truck Fleet

Halliburton said it purchased a number of bi-fuel CNG models and is assigning the vehicles to 15 U.S. locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, California, Louisiana, Utah, and Pennsylvania.

Polk Forecasts New Commercial Van Models Will Drive Market Segment Growth

New analysis from R.L. Polk says the commercial van segment in the U.S. is growing as it splits into two categories, full-size and compact, where once only the full-size category existed. The company said this is due to the arrival of a number of new models in the marketplace.

The Mitsubishi Fuso FE160 refrigerated truck is ideal for food and beverage delivery.

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter on Display at NRA Show

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) will exhibit its new FUSO Canter FE work trucks at the NRA Show in Chicago, May 18-21, 2013.

A 2014 GMC Sierra pickup undergoes testing in the GM Aerodynamics testing. Time spent in the lab led to advancements in body design and sealing.

GMC Sierra Busts Truck Aerodynamic Myths

The all-new 2014 Sierra full-size pickup truck spent more development time in a wind tunnel than any GMC pickup before it, resulting in design changes that benefit both fuel efficiency and interior quietness.


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