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Omaha Standard Names Holt VP of Operations

Jason Holt has been named to fill position of vice president of operations effective March 18, 2013. Holt has had a very successful career in creating strong operational results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, and customer service.

Rockwell American Announces Management Promotions

Rockwell American, a manufacturer and distributor of components for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty commercial trailers, announced the appointment of Brent Pope as vice president, Rockwell American Manufacturing.

Green Truck Association Names 2013 Officers of the Board of Directors

The Green Truck Association (GTA) recently announced the election of new Officers of the Board of Directors during the annual Board meeting held in Indianapolis.

Siemens Localizes Manufacturing of Hybrid Electric Drive Systems

Siemens has localized production of its ELFA hybrid traction electric drive systems to its manufacturing plant located in Alpharetta, Ga., a move that allows a quicker response to the production and service needs of its customers in North America, as well as meeting “Buy America” compliance.

Spartan Chassis Earns ISO 9001 Recertification

Spartan Chassis Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. has been recertified to ISO 9001:2008 standards for the design and assembly of Military Defense Products, Aftermarket Parts and Assemblies (APA), and Fabrication with zero findings.

International Truck Dealers Add More than 250 Service Bays

Navistar International Corporation announced that its International truck dealer network has invested nearly $60 million in the past year to renovate or add more than 250 additional service bays.

Toyo Tires Announces Increased Focus & Commitment to Commercial Tire Business

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announced an increased focus and commitment to their commercial tire business.

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Toyota Unveils 2014 Toyota Highlander

The all-new third-generation 2014 Toyota Highlander mid-size SUV made its world debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

Holman Automotive and ARI Raise More Than $3,000 for the American Heart Association

Holman Automotive Group and ARI recently donated $3,302 to the American Heart Association (AHA) raised as a result of a successful “Go Red For Women” campaign.

CARB to Hold Meeting on Alternative Diesel Fuel Regulations

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) plans to hold a public meeting in April to discuss regulatory ideas for alternative diesel fuels, including biodiesel, renewable diesel, and other diesel fuel substitutes.

Fleet Safety Tip of the Week: Securing Your Truck Load

Here's some advice on how to make sure cargo in a truck is safely secured.

Fleet Safety Award Nominations Deadline Is This Week

Nominate a deserving fleet or risk manager for the second annual Fleet Safety Award, sponsored by the American Automotive Leasing Association (AALA).

Cummins Generator Technologies Launches CorePlus for Hybrid Commercial Vehicles

Cummins Generator Technologies announced availability of its CorePlus Motor Generator and Power Electronics technology in the American market.

Auto Truck Group Awarded Ship-To Codes for Nissan

Auto Truck Group, an upfitter specializing in the design, construction, and installation of truck equipment, was recently awarded ship-to codes for Nissan.

Available with wheelbases ranging from 142- to 242-inches, the Kenworth K270 and K370 can accommodate bodies from 16- to 28-feet. Both the K270 and K370 are powered by a 6.7-liter PACCAR PX-7 engine with a standard 220-hp rating and 520 lb-ft of maximum torque. Optional ratings are 240-hp and 560 lb-ft of torque and 250-hp with 660 lb-ft of torque. Both models are available with Allison 5-speed transmissions. (Photo: Business Wire)

Kenworth's Cabovers are Earning Their Keep with Fleets

Available with wheelbases ranging from 142- to 242-inches, the K270 and K370 can accommodate bodies from 16- to 28-feet. Both the K270 and K370 are powered by a 6.7-liter PACCAR PX-7 engine with a standard 220-hp rating.

Bridgestone Commercial Kicksoff New Firestone Truck TIre Campaign

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions has launched its new Firestone campaign, "Those With Drive, Drive a Firestone."

Photo Gallery: Highlights of the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show

There is one thing for certain about the attendees of the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show were a hardy group--defying Mother Nature to check out the 500,000 sq.-ft. of vocational trucks and equipment in Indianapolis.

Auto Truck Group Awarded Ship-To for Nissan

Auto Truck Group recently was awarded ship-to codes for Nissan. The ship-to codes are applicable for Nissan commercial vans and trucks.

XRS Debuts Road Science Lab

XRS Corporation, a mobile fleet optimization software company, debuted its Road Science Lab, a new product immersion facility at its Eden Prairie, Minn. headquarters designed to give customers, prospects and technology partners a hands-on experience with the company’s new mobile software platform.

South Carolina's Largest Household Goods Mover Joins Atlas Van Lines' Agency Network

From the days of horse-drawn wagons to today’s modern horsepower, the moving services of Smith Dray Line have been a pillar of excellence for 125 years. Now, Smith Dray Line is joining the Atlas Van Lines family.

(L-R) Outgoing NTEA President Frank Livas, president, Brake & Clutch, Inc. passes gavel to newly-installed NTEA President Shawn Jacobs, president & CEO of STS Trailer & Truck Equipment.

Shawn Jacobs Installed as 49th President of the NTEA

Shawn Jacobs, president & CEO of STS Trailer & Truck Equipment (Syracuse, NY), was installed today as the 49th president of the NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry.

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Cummins Turbo Technologies Reveals Fuel-Saving Technology

Cummins Turbo Technologies will be revealing a suite of near-market and future solutions capable of improving the fuel efficiency of any modern diesel engine by at least 6 percent.

Update Today! Extended Deadline for Top 100 Truck Fleets

Automotive Fleet is updating its annual listing of the Top 100 Truck fleets. If you have more than 250 trucks in your fleet, take a moment to update your information today. Updates are needed by Friday, March 22.

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Utilimaster Signs Agreements for CNG Conversions, Installation

Utilimaster Corporation, a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., announced an alliance with LandiRenzo to offer Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) conversions on Isuzu NPR-HD Gas vehicles, and also a preferred installer agreement with BAF Technologies for the BAF CNG system on the Ford F-59 walk-in van stripped chassis.

ARI System Enhancements Boost its MVR Program

Recent enhancements to site appearance and navigation have improved the MVR request process. Additionally, ARI’s investment in in-memory technology in 2012 has increased the speed at which fleet managers are alerted to issues related to MVR reports.


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