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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.

Ford Launches Fuel-Efficient F-150

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Company is launching the all-new 3.7L V-6 engine in the 2011 F-150, according to Ford. It is projected to deliver best-in-class 23 mpg highway, pending EPA certification.

Last Chance to Vote for Car and Truck of the Year

TORRANCE, CA - Friday, Oct. 22, is the last day to vote for Automotive Fleet's annual Fleet Car and Truck of the Year. Last year's winners were the 2010-MY Chevrolet Malibu and Silverado.

Medium-Duty Truck Production is Climbing

COLUMBUS, IN - Production of medium-duty commercial trucks is slowly climbing and will be up 12 percent this year vs. 2009, according to ACT Research.

Free Webinar: How Propane Can Reduce Fleet Costs

TORRANCE, CA - Sponsored by Ferrellgas and ROUSH, Work Truck is hosting a free Webinar on the benefits of using propane autogas, including how it can help reduce operating costs by up to 30 percent.

Food Safety Expert to Address Trucking Group

ARLINGTON, VA - Food safety issues have been on the minds of food transportation companies recently following an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding food transportation industry practices.

Tire Centers Unveils Track My Tread program

DUNCAN, SC - Tire Centers LLC (TCI) says its new Track My Tread computer program will allow customers to keep close tabs on their medium-duty truck tires through the products' lifecycle.

RIGID Model WB1250 Wet/Dry Vacuum

Promotion Offers Free RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuum

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL - KNAACK and WEATHER GUARD are offering a free RIDGID Model WD1250 Wet/Dry Vacuum with a purchase of $500 or more of any KNAACK jobsite storage or WEATHER GUARD truck or van storage equipment.

Cummins Filtration Releases Redesigned Diesel Pro Fuel Filtration Series

NASHVILLE, TN - Cummins Filtration released two new Diesel Pro fuel filtration systems: Fleetguard FH235 with a flow rate of 60 GPH(230 L/H) and FH236 with a flow rate of 90 GPH(341L/H) Series Diesel Pro.

Kinedyne Introduces GRIP LINK Line to U.S. Market

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Kinedyne Corporation is now offering the GRIP LINK line of heavy-duty tire chains to both trucking fleet operators and drivers throughout the United States.

Snap-on's QD2R100 click-type torque instruments.

Snap-on QD Series Torque Instruments

KENOSHA, WI - Snap-on introduces it's QD series click type torque instruments (QD2R100 and QD3R250).

ServiceMaster's TruGreen Fleet to Add Hybrid Electric Trucks

OAK PARK, MI - TruGreen, a major professional lawn-care provider, is adding 10 hybrid electric trucks to its fleet for use in California.

Verizon to Add 300 CNG Vans to Calif. Truck Fleets

HEMET, CA - The 300 new vans being retrofitted by Steelweld Equipment Co. will be used in Southern California by Verizon technicians who install and repair broadband, TV, and voice communications services for the company's residential and small-business customers.

Verizon to Add More Than 260 Hybrid Vehicles to Its Fleet in New Jersey

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Verizon will add more than 260 hybrid vehicles to its New Jersey fleet this year as part of its ongoing commitment to conserving fuel, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and contributing to improved air quality in the communities it serves across the Garden State.

Hino Trucks Announces Warranty for 2011 Lineup

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks announced a new standard engine warranty of 5 years/250,000 miles. In addition to the standard items covered by Hino Trucks' past engine warranty, the new coverage has been expanded to cover key components such as fuel injectors, the fuel injection supply pump and the turbo charger.

CARB Releases Draft Amendments to California Truck & Bus Rule and SmartWay Mandate

SACRAMENTO - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) released draft regulatory language for proposed amendments to the In-Use On-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation (Truck and Bus Rule) and the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Regulation (California SmartWay mandate).

A GMC Denali 3500HD was the 13 millionth vehicle to roll off Flint's assembly line.

Flint Assembly Celebrates 'Lucky 13' Million Vehicles

FLINT, MI - At 10:45 a.m. Sept. 30, a 2011 GMC Sierra Denali 3500HD rolled off the line at Flint Assembly and took its place in General Motors' history. Dubbed "Lucky 13", the heavy-duty pickup became the 13 millionth vehicle produced at Flint Assembly since it opened in 1947 as a builder of cars.

Navistar Delivers More Than 7,000 New 2010 Vehicles

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced the launch of its 2010 EPA-compliant trucks and buses is on track and progressing well, having shipped more than 7,000 units in total.

NTEA Recognizes Safety & Quality Processes through Member Verification Program

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Through its Member Verification Program (MVP), the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has requalified 2 member companies and approved 3 new member companies for their commitment to safety and quality standards.

ATA's Safety Management Council Announces 2010 Award Recipients

ARLINGTON, VA - ATA's Safety Management Council announced its 2010 award winners at its Safety & Human Resources National Conference & Exhibition in Rogers, Ark.


Kinedyne Appoints New National Accounts Manager

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Kinedyne Corporation appointed Terry O'Connor as National Accounts Manager, effective immediately.

Goodyear Raises Medium-Duty Truck Tire Prices

AKRON, OHIO - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. raised its medium-duty truck tire prices up to 8 percent Oct. 1. All brands were included in the increase.

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions Launches New Web Resource

MUSCATINE, IOWA - Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions (BBTS), a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, is re-launching, a Web site providing solutions and advice to help fleet customers increase tire life and reduce cost per mile.

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