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Truck Drivers Will Get Their Kicks on Route 66 During Convoy

KANSAS CITY, MO – Beginning September 6, 2012, in Morris, Ill, the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) will hold its first Historic Highway Convoy.

Quantum Receives $3.8 Million Order for Natural Gas Fuel Storage Tanks

IRVINE, CA – Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.announced it has received a $3.8 million purchase order for its ultra-lightweight carbon composite compressed natural gas (CNG) storage tanks for a high volume light-duty fleet pickup truck platform.

Sustainability All-Star Nominations Due!

TORRANCE, CA – Time is running out to nominate individuals who have made an environmental difference for Green Fleet magazine's Sustainability All-Star award. Nominations are due Friday, August 3.

Last Chance! Vote for the Next Inductees to the Fleet Hall of Fame

TORRANCE, CA - Voting for the 2012 Fleet Hall of Fame nominees ends Friday, August 3. Twenty-one individuals have been nominated by the industry, but only six will be inducted this year.

EMD Selects Ioxus’ 3,000F iCAP Ultracapacitors for Improved Fuel Efficiency in Trucks

ONEONTA, NY - Ioxus, Inc., is providing ultracapacitors to ElectroMotive Design LLC (EMD), an engineering services company and a manufacturer of hybrid-electric conversion systems for Class 2 through 8 buses and trucks.

U.S. Bank Acquires TransCard's Heavy Truck Fuel Card Network, Launches New Solution for Class 7 & 8 Fleets

MINNEAPOLIS & CHATTANOOGA, TN - U.S. Bank, a provider of fuel card services for Class 1-6 cars and light trucks, is entering the large commercial truck market with the acquisition of TransCard’s Class 7-8 fuel card network.

Hot! Hot! HOT! Why Trucks Should Keep an Eye on Tires When Temps Rise

AKRON, OHIO - A recent blog post by Bob Ulrich, editor of Modern Tire Dealer, discusses the importance of keeping an eye on truck tires when temperatures start to rise.

The custom-built 40-foot vehicle features a working Atlas System and provides an informational forum for food safety laboratories.

Roka Bioscience Kicks Off Atlas on Tour, a Mobile Demonstration Vehicle for the Food Safety Industry, at IAFP

WARREN, NJ - Roka Bioscience introduced the Atlas on Tour vehicle at the 2012 International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Meeting in Providence, R.I.

The 100 new Ford E-250 cargo vans, each equipped with a ROUSH CleanTech dedicated liquid propane autogas fuel system, will be on the road by late August 2012 and will support DHL Express pickup and delivery service within California, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, and Texas.

DHL Express Launches 100 Propane Autogas Vans for Pickup and Delivery Fleet

PLANTATION, FL – DHL Express, an international express services provider, announced the launch of 100 pickup and delivery vans fueled by clean, safe, and economical propane autogas.

TomTom Logistics Product Offers Content & Coverage for Truck and Fleet Customers

SAN DIEGO - TomTom announced the newest version of its Logistics map product designed specifically for truck and fleet operators.

In addition to a Diesel-Electric Hybrid option, the 195 model meets EPA 2010 emission regulations by utilizing an optimized SCR system - with no credits required.

Hino Launches New Class 5 Cab-Over

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks new Class 5 195 and 195h COE trucks will be arriving at qualified Hino dealerships across the country this fall.

Garden on the Go Brings Fruits and Vegetables to Food Deserts

INDIANAPOLIS – Good, healthy food is just a doorstep away thanks to Indiana University’s Garden on the Go service. The university has contracted Green B.E.A.N. Delivery to manage the program’s truck operations.

There Will be 25 Million Light-Duty Natural Gas Vehicles Worldwide by 2019

BOULDER, CO – According to a new report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, the worldwide market for light duty NGVs will grow steadily over the next 7 years, reaching 3.2 million vehicles sold in 2019.

EMD Selects Ioxus’ 3,000F iCAP Ultracapacitors to Improve Truck Fuel Efficiency

ONEONTA, NY – Ioxus, Inc.announced it is providing ultracapacitors to ElectroMotive Design LLC (EMD). Ioxus’ ultracapacitors are the primary energy storage technology used in EMD’s fuel-saving hybrid-electric technology called emDRIVE.

Fleet Recruitment & Retention Subject of New Report

ARLINGTON, VA – With more attention being paid to the looming shortage of qualified truck drivers, American Trucking Associations (ATA) released a report aimed at helping fleets recruit and retain drivers.

Cummins Acquires SCR Doser Assets from Hilite International

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the emission control assets of Hilite International in Marktheidenfeld, Germany.

ARI Introduces New Telematics Solution Designed to Maximize Fleet Value

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – ARI announced the implementation of its enhanced telematics solution, which now offers three levels of support designed to increase the knowledge and insight fleet managers can gain from their telematics solutions.

Clean Energy Adds Major Trucking Fleets to Natural Gas Fueling

SEAL BEACH, CA - Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has begun providing natural gas fuel to additional trucking fleets which transport products for some of the country’s largest and most well-known brands.

Service Tire Truck Centers Chooses Trimble GeoManager to Enhance Customer Service and Improve Efficiency

SUNNYVALE, CA - Trimble announced that Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) is implementing Trimble GeoManager across its fleet of vehicles.

Pork Rind Leader Says, 'Thank You' To Truck Drivers

Rudolph Foods, manufacturer of pork rinds, and ShurTech Brands, LLC., makers of Duck brand duct tape, are preparing to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation (NTDA) Week September 16-22.

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ROUSH CleanTech Hires Bates as Director of Strategic Accounts

ROUSH CleanTech announced the recent appointment of Eric Bates as director of strategic accounts

24 Professional Drivers Qualify For YRC National Truck Driving Championships

YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc., announced that 24 of its professional drivers have qualified for the 2012 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC).

VVS offers Bi-Fuel and CNG dedicated conversions for Ford F-250/350 trucks, providing unparalleled technology, customer support and service. Because Venchurs is a QVM, the original Ford warranty stays intact, the conversions can be financed through Ford Credit and standard Ford Diagnostic Equipment can service the vehicles.

Venchurs, Inc. Visits <i>Work Truck</i> Magazine Headquarters

TORRANCE, CAWork Truck magazine recently hosted Jeff Wyatt, president CEO of Venchurs, Inc. at its Torrance, Calif. headquarters office to discuss and showcase the company’s newest bi-fuel CNG Ford truck.

Customization Added to GPS Insight's Tracking Solution

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – GPS Insight, a provider of GPS tracking solutions for commercial and government fleets, has announced a new capability for all customers to apply their own custom categories and attributes to their fleets within the GPS fleet tracking software.

Green Fleet Conference: Learn How to Green Your Medium-Duty Truck Fleet

TORRANCE, CA - Considering greening your medium-duty truck fleet? You may want to wait until you attend "Planning on Greening Your Fleet? Look Before You Leap" at this year's Green Fleet Conference in Shaumburg, Ill.

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