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American Truck Group & National Truck Funding to Provide 100,000 New Truck Driver Jobs

GULFPORT, MS - Sad as it may be, one of America's leading exports has become jobs. However, the trucking industry is different. By some reports, the trucking industry is suffering from a shortage of 200,000 drivers.

GMC U.S. Marketing Vice President Tony DiSalle unveils the 2013 GMC Acadia at the Chicago Auto Show Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in Chicago, Ill. The Acadia features a new exterior and the industry's first front center air bag system, created to protect drivers and front passengers in far-side impact crashes. (Photo by Tyler Mallory for GMC)

GM Unveils New 2013-MY GMC Acadia at Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO - The new 2013-MY GMC Acadia features a redesigned exterior and new safety features, including GM’s new front center airbag.

Nissan Unveils All-New NV200 Compact Cargo Van in Chicago

CHICAGO - Nissan is offering the van in two models, the Nissan NV200 S and Nissan NV200 SV. The van is powered by a four-cylinder engine and comes in five exterior colors and one interior color.

ARI to Implement SAP HANA to Reduce Fleet Report Processing Time

MT. LAUREL, NJ – ARI announced it is implementing the SAP HANA platform to slash processing time and substantially broaden the scope of fleet reporting.

AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service centers nationwide. It is the largest-ever order of CNG vehicles from General Motors.

AT&T Orders 1,200 CNG-powered Chevrolet Express Vans

DETROIT - AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service centers nationwide. It is the largest-ever order of CNG vehicles from General Motors.

PHH Arval Allies with FleetCor on New Fleet Program

SPARKS, MD - As part of a strategic alliance with FleetCor, PHH Arval will now offer a new corporate universal PHH MasterCard, powered by Comdata.

The team at Fontaine Modification's Charlotte, N.C., headquarters, Innovation Center and modification center recently passed 1,000 days without a lost time accident.

Fontaine Modification Celebrates 1,000 Day Safety Milestone

CHARLOTTE, NC - At Fontaine Modification's Charlotte headquarters, January 16 passed without incident - and that was cause for celebration. It was the facility's 1,000th day without a lost-time accident, and a significant achievement for the 58 employees who work there.

Dana Expands SVL Aftermarket Drivetrain Offering for Owners of Older Vehicles

MAUMEE, OHIO - Dana Holding Corporation announced today it will extend its SVL aftermarket drivetrain product line and will include Dana-approved center support bearings for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty applications.

U & D Service Declared an Imminent Hazard and Ordered to Immediately Cease All Operations

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's FMCSA has ordered U & D Service, Inc. of Indianapolis, Ind., to immediately cease all transportation services in or affecting interstate commerce, declaring the commercial truck company an "imminent hazard" to public safety.

Snap-on Offers Diagnostic Training Courses Online

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL - Snap-on now offers a range of diagnostic multimedia training courses, at no charge, on its website, designed to help professional technicians learn how to use Snap-on's variety of platforms.

Federated member Hovis Auto &amp;amp; Truck Supply has opened its new Hovis Technical Training Center located in Mercer, Pa.<br />

Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Opens New Technical Training Facility

STAUNTON, VA - Federated member Hovis Auto & Truck Supply has opened its new Hovis Technical Training Center located in Mercer, Pa.

J.B. Hunt Selects FuelQuest Fuel Center for Outsourced Fuel Management

HOUSTON - FuelQuest Inc., an on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, announced a five-year contract with J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

Turbine Truck Engines Approves Joint Venture Entity

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Peterbilt Model 210 - ATD Medium Duty Truck of the Year (Photo: Business Wire)

Peterbilt Model 210 Earn American Truck Dealers Commercial Truck of the Year Honors

BELLEVUE, WA - The American Truck Dealers (ATD) named the Peterbilt Model 210 in the medium-duty category as "2012 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year" during its annual Convention and Exposition.

CEI Adopts New Branding Strategy, Logo and Communications Thrust

TREVOSE, PA - The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) announced the adoption of a new corporate logo as one part of new brand strategy that stresses the company’s unique features and benefits in its core businesses.

Timken Extends Agreement With North Coast Bearings, LLC

CANTON, OHIO - The Timken Company and North Coast Bearings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bearing Technologies Ltd., have agreed to a five-year extension of their strategic alliance.

Ford Expands Use of I.D. Systems' Industrial Vehicle Management Technology in Europe and North America

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ - I.D. Systems, Inc. will be working with Ford Motor Company to expand its deployment of I.D. Systems' wireless Vehicle Management System (VMS) on industrial trucks in Europe and North America.

Penske Continues Upward Hiring Trend in 2012

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics plan to hire approximately 3,500 associates within their North American operations throughout 2012.

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Significant Interest in Full-size Trucks is Another Positive Sign for the Economy

ATLANTA - Significant interest in full-size trucks is a positive indication that the economy appears to be on the mend.

TravelCenters of America Installs GPS Technology on All RoadSquad Trucks

WESTLAKE, OHIO - TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters) has completed its fleet-wide installation of GPS tracking technology on its RoadSquad fleet of more than 400 emergency road service vehicles.

Propane Council Demonstrates Propane Autogas Refueling at NTEA Work Truck Show

WASHINGTON - Fleet managers can learn about the cost-saving and ease-of-refueling advantages of vehicles fueled by propane autogas at the 2012 National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Work Truck Show.

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ComEd ReceivesNew Advanced Odyne Systems Plug-In Hybrid Digger Derrick

Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), one of the largest utilities in the United States, has taken delivery of the first digger derrick featuring an advanced Odyne plug-in hybrid propulsion system.

What Will be the 2012 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year?

TORRANCE, CA - It's the last chance to vote for the 2012 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year. The ballot closes Friday, Feb. 3.

Navistar Advances Commitment to Natural Gas Through Partnership With Clean Energy

LISLE, IL - Navistar, Inc. announced its launch of a comprehensive natural gas strategy, including integrated natural gas product offerings and a strategic partnership with Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Rollins, parent company of pest control provider Orkin, received the automaker&#39;s last U.S.-built Ranger back  in December, and is now looking into other pickup alternatives.

Rollins Inc. to Replace 5,000 Pickups

ATLANTA - With Ford ceasing U.S. production of the Ranger at the end of last year, Rollins Inc. is searching for a new model to replace the 5,000-plus Rangers in its existing fleet.

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