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Scotts LawnService Focuses on Reducing Fleet Maintenance Costs

At Scotts Lawn Service, reducing preventive maintenance is the current priority according to the company’s new Fleet Manager Scott Mayo.

Ford's All-New Transit Van to Offer Diesel Engine Choice

DETROIT – Ford announced it’s adding a diesel engine choice to its new 2014-MY Transit cargo and passenger van models, in addition to the 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine mentioned previously.

Navistar has unveiled the International LoadStar, a low cab forward work truck.

Navistar Introduces International LoadStar Work Truck

LISLE, IL -- Navistar has unveiled the International LoadStar, a low cab forward work truck.

EVI medium-duty truck.

Electric Vehicles International and Frito-Lay Launch EV Pilot

STOCKTON, CA -- Electric Vehicles International (EVI), an alternative fuel vehicle development, manufacturing and deployment provider, has announced the launch of an electric vehicle (EV) pilot with Frito-Lay North America.

<br />(L to R) Andrew Zeisser, VP, Hankook Tire North American OE, Daniel Grimes, director procurement chassis, Daimler Trucks North America, Holger Steindorf, global head of Procurement Daimler Trucks and Buses, Soo Il Lee, president, Hankook Tire America Corp., Carsten Kirchholtes, GM Procurement, Daimler Trucks North America, Byungil Woo, VP, Hankook Tire Global OE Division.

Hankook Tire to Supply Truck Tires for Freightliner Trucks

WAYNE, NJ – Tire manufacturer Hankook Tire has announced that it has been selected as original equipment (OE) tire manufacturer by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).

ALTe Powertrain Technologies Adds to Vehicle Line with Ford E-350

AUBURN HILLS, MI – ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe), has installed its powertrain system in a second line of vehicles – the Ford Econoline E-350 platform.

Women-Owned Businesses Getting a Boost on the Truckstop.com

NEW PLYMOUTH, ID – Internet Truckstop, with the help from the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), which has launched a program that will designate women-owned businesses on the truckstop.com load board.

Fleet Safety Conference: Learn How to Avoid Fleet-Related Lawsuits

TORRANCE, CA - The inaugural Fleet Safety Conference will take place May 22-23 at the Renaissance Schaumburg in Schaumburg, Ill. Litigation is expensive, time-consuming, and stressful. Let the experts at the Fleet Safety Conference help you protect your fleet.

Check out The Work Truck Show Photo Gallery

TORRANCE, CA - Work Truck magazine has posted a photo gallery of images taken at the 2012 Work Truck Show, held in Indianapolis March 5-8.

JumpTech Partnership with Red Cheetah Races Forward with Integration of JumpTrack Proof-of-Delivery Technology

Jump Technologies, Inc. announced that its long-time partner, Red Cheetah Software, is now offering JumpTrack proof-of-delivery technology to the Red Cheetah user community.

Qualcomm Announces Integration of Circle of Service Workflow Application

Qualcomm Incorporated announced the integration of its Circle of Service Workflow application with the Alliance Pro Transportation Management Software by Sylectus.

Kinedyne Expands Management Team

Kinedyne Corporation, in a strategic move to expand its growing market presence in the Original Equipment Manufacturer sector and to gain greater presence in international markets,announced three additions to its team.

GMC is expanding its exclusive Denali sub-brand with the debut of the 2013 Terrain Denali, bringing a new level of style and power to the luxury small SUV.

2013 GMC Terrain Denali Debuts with New 3.6L V-6

NEW YORK - GMC is expanding its exclusive Denali sub-brand with the debut of the 2013 Terrain Denali, bringing a new level of style and power to the luxury small SUV.

The all-new 2013 Ford Escape enables the vehicle to tow 3,500 lbs. - best in class among small SUVs with turbocharged four-cylinder engines.

All-New Ford Escape Provides More Towing Power Than Competition with EcoBoost Engine

DEARBORN, MI - Packing 237 horsepower and 250 lb.-ft. of torque, the optional 2.0L EcoBoost engine in the all-new 2013 Ford Escape enables the vehicle to tow 3,500 pounds.

&quot;Our carefully selected fleet partners bring a higher level of expertise  and creativity to fleet sustainability,&quot; said Gregg Hodgdon, CAFM, head  of Deli Express/E.A. Sween Company&#39;s fleet operations.

ARI Finds Hidden 'Green' Potential in Deli Express/E.A. Sween Company

MT. LAUREL, NJ - ARI worked with Deli Express/E.A. Sween Company to identify alternative methods to increase sustainability while using traditional fuels.

Premium Electric Saves with NexTraq Fleet Tracking

ATLANTA - Premium Electric Company utilizes the NexTraw GPS fleet tracking system, which provided the company with immediate benefits.

Knaack LLC won The Work Truck Show 2012 Editors&#39; Choice Award for its new WEATHER GUARD Van Solutions line of accessories, bulkheads, shelving, and secure storage for commercial vans.

Knaack Winns NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 Editor's Choice Award

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL - Knaack LLC won The Work Truck Show 2012 Editors' Choice Award for its new WEATHER GUARD Van Solutions line of accessories, bulkheads, shelving, and secure storage for commercial vans.

Cummins engines will meet the 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards beginning in January 2013.

Cummins Announces 2013 North American Truck Engines

LOUISVILLE, KY - Cummins Inc. announced its product solutions that will be available to North American trucking customers in 2013.

Cummins Begins Development of 15.0L Natural Gas Engine

LOUISVILLE, KY - Cummins Inc. announced that it has begun development of a 15.0L Heavy-Duty, spark- ignited natural gas engine to meet demand for on-highway applications.

GE Capital Fleet Services Launches New Toll Management Program

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - GE Capital Fleet Services announced the launch of a new toll management program for fleet managers that increases their visibility of and control over toll expenses, while reducing administrative tasks and cost burdens.

The new mobile device, called the DIAD V, that UPS&#39; drivers are using.

UPS Drivers Say New Mobile Devices Improve Productivity

ATLANTA – UPS posted on its corporate blog in early March that it has rolled out a new type of mobile device for its drivers, which its drivers say is helping improve productivity.

(Left) Frank Livas, president of Brake &amp;amp; Clutch, Inc. (Salem, Mass.), was installed as the 48th President of the NTEA during the President&#39;s Breakfast and NTEA Annual Meeting on March 7. Livas accepted the gavel from immediate past president Steve Sill, president of Aspen Equipment Co. (Bloomington, Minn.).

Frank Livas Installed as 48th President of the NTEA

INDIANAPOLIS - Frank Livas, president of Brake & Clutch, Inc. (Salem, Mass.), was installed as the 48th President of the NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry.

(L-R) Isuzu Reach and Isuzu ECOMAX.

Production of New Isuzu Truck Models Begins

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America's best-selling low-cab-forward trucks, announced that production has begun of its 2013 NPR-HD, NQR, and NRR models, as well as the 2012 NPR ECO-MAX.

Andersen Corp. to Lower Annual Fleet Emissions by 28%

BAYPORT, MN – Andersen Corporation, a window and door manufacturer in North America, is converting its transportation fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG) to reduce both operating costs and carbon dioxide emissions.

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Sylectus Users Group Meeting Shows the Power of Strength in Numbers

WOODHAVEN, MI - Competition is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, but users of Sylectus' trucking management software have discovered that strength in numbers is an even more powerful force.

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