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Kinedyne Exec Receives ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Designation

BRANCHBURG, NJ - The American Society for Quality (ASQ) recently recognized Kinedyne Corporation's Global Quality Director, Peter Miko, with its Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) designation.

Goodyear Belts' Manufacturer Adds Gatorgauge Video to Youtube Library

AKRON, OHIO - Installers and DIYers looking for more tips on inspecting and replacing serpentine belts now have another online reference thanks to Veyance Technologies, the exclusive manufacturer of Goodyear Engineered Products.

Snap-On No Compromise Tour

Snap-on NO COMPROMISE Tour Adding New Features in 2011

KENOSHA, WI - As the Snap-on NO COMPROMISE Tour starts its third year touring the country in January, several new features, as well as a few surprises, are in store for the highly successful traveling tool demo and exhibition.

Line-X Protective Coatings Launches New Website

HUNTSVILLE, AL - LINE-X Protective Coatings, a developer and provider of high-performance protective coatings, announced the launch of its new and improved website.

Work Truck Magazine Poll - Resale of Upfit Trucks

TORRANCE, CA - Work Truck magazine wants to hear from you! Take a moment to give us your input on important topics and help us with future article research.

ATG's Dondlinger Merges Fleet Body Equipment Into Existing Operations

CHICAGO, IL – Auto Truck Group's Jim Dondlinger announced that he and his management team had successfully re-organized operations to include its newest upfitting company, Fleet Body Equipment.

4th Annual Green Fleet Conference Set for Oct. 3-4 in Grapevine, Texas

TORRANCE, CA – Bobit Business Media has announced the dates for the 4th Annual Green Gleet Conference. The event will take place Oct. 3-4, 2011 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas.

ARI's Cardile to Oversee Auto Truck Group Upfitter Operations, White Promoted to Senior VP

MT. LAUREL, N.J. – Automotive Resources International has announced that Frank Cardile, senior vice president of operations and client relations, will oversee the upfitting operations of newly-acquired Auto Truck Group (ATG) in addition his other duties. The company also announced that Bob White was promoted to senior vice president of fleet services.

2011 Kia Sportage

2011 Kia Sportage Named 'International Truck of the Year' by ICOTY Jury

DETROIT - Presented during the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit during a presentation sponsored by Bridgestone Tire, the 2011 Kia Sportage compact CUV was honored with the "International Truck of the Year" award by Road & Travel magazine.

J. J. Keller Hires DOT & Fleet Safety Expert Ray Guest

NEENAH, WI - J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., a provider of risk and regulatory management products, publications and services, announced that DOT and fleet safety subject matter expert Ray Guest joined its organization as a safety consultant.

NTEA Recognizes Safety & Quality Processes Through MVPs

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI -Through its Member Verification Program (MVP), the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has requalified two member companies for their commitment to safety and quality standards.

'Man Caves' Vehicle Fueled by Propane Autogas Showcased at International Builder's Show

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MI - ROUSHCleanTech's liquid propane-autogas-powered Ford E-350 cutaway van, featured on the DIY Network television show "Man Caves," will be showcased as Ford's presentation vehicle at the National Association of Home Builder's International Builders Show.

Top Truck Drivers Selected to New America's Road Team

ARLINGTON, VA - The American Trucking Associations (ATA) announced the Captains of the 2011-2012 America's Road Team, a group of million-mile, accident-free professional truck drivers.

Kumho KL Truck Tires: Modified, Verified & Certified

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA - Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. is in the process of re-naming its KL line of truck tires to better illustrate just how environmentally friendly they are.

RTA is a 'Good Buddy' to Trucker Buddy

PACIFIC GROVE, CA - The Retread Tire Association (RTA) has donated money to Trucker Buddy International to show its support.

Check Corporation's durable Mold-in-Place seat heater systems are available to deliver warmth and comfort to operators of construction, agricultural and industrial equipment.

Check Mold-in-Place Seat Heaters Available for Construction & Agriculture Markets

TROY, MI - Check Corporation's durable Mold-in-Place seat heater systems are available to deliver warmth and comfort to operators of construction, agricultural and industrial equipment.

ALI Offers Updated Vehicle Lifting Points Guide For Frame-Engaging Lifts

CORTLAND NY - The Automotive Lift Institute, Inc. (ALI) announces the availability of the 2011 edition of ALI's "VEHICLE LIFTING POINTS for FRAME ENGAGING LIFTS."

'Torque It Up' with Snap-on's Ratchet Socket Promotion

KENOSHA, WI - For a limited time, Snap-on is offering its 2011 ratchet and socket promotion.

The 2011 Ford Explorer.

2011 Ford Explorer Named North American Truck of the Year at NAIAS

DETROIT - Ford announced that the 2011 Ford Explorer was named the North American Truck of the Year by a panel of 49 journalists from the U.S. and Canada. The award for this honor was presented to Ford at the start of the 2011 North American International Auto Show.

Nissan partners with Original Wraps Inc. to provide Nissan NV customers with vehicle graphics personalization technology.

Nissan Partners With Original Wraps to Personalize NV Commercial Van

NV customers will be able to create their own design and use their own logos through the Nissan Commercial Vehicle website, www.nissancommercialvehicles.com, beginning this month.

Changes Proposed for Driver Hours-of-Service Rules

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Dec. 23 issued a regulatory proposal that would revise hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers.

Balloting Open for 2011 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

TORRANCE, CA - Online voting for the 2011 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year is now open. Professional fleet managers are encouraged cast their ballots for one of 19 nominated medium-duty work trucks.

Electric vehicle recharging stations such as this one in Rock Hill, South Carolina represent ways that Eaton is extending its power management focus from hybrid vehicle systems to a complete line of charging systems for electric vehicles. (Photo: Business Wire)

Eaton Hybrid Systems Achieve 100 Million Miles of Service, Saving 4 Million Gallons of Fuel

KALAMAZOO, MI - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced that customers of its hybrid systems have collectively accumulated more than 100 million miles of service, reducing fuel consumption by 4 million gallons of diesel fuel and harmful emissions by 40,000 metric tons.

3rd Year Hino Trucks Engines Rank Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Conventional Medium-Duty Truck Owners

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks engines rank highest in customer satisfaction among conventional medium duty truck owners for an unprecedented third year in a row according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. Medium Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Customer Satisfaction Study.

Drive Safely Work Week 2010 Reaches 20 Million U.S. Employees

VIENNA, VA - The 2010 Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW) campaign, sponsored by NETS in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation, reached nearly 5,000 unique public and private organizations representing more than 20 million U.S. employees, or 12.5 percent of the total U.S. workforce.





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