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Costco First Customer To Receive PACCAR MX Engine in 2011 Kenworth Production Truck

ISSAQUAH, WA - Costco Wholesale Corp., a wholesale club operator, is both the first Kenworth Truck Company and PacLease customer to receive a 2011 Kenworth production truck equipped with the new PACCAR MX engine.

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Prime Time Shuttle to Save 1.5 Million Gallons of Gasoline by Switching to ROUSH Liquid Propane Fuel System

LIVONIA, MI - Prime Time Shuttle energizes their environmentally friendly growth by making the switch to an alternative fuel - propane - with the addition of ROUSH liquid propane-powered Ford E-350s to their fleet.

New Product Manager Announced for PALFINGER Truck-Mounted Cranes

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO - PALFINGER North America is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its team - PALFINGER Crane Product Manager - Greg Sneek.

Verizon Converting 501 New Ford E-Series Vans to Run on Natural Gas

DEARBORN, MI - Verizon, expects to save 1.62 metric tons of CO2 each year by adding 501 Ford E-250 cargo vans upfitted with clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG) engine packages versus conventional gas models.

First Mahindra-Navistar Trucks Roll off Assembly Line in India

PUNE, INDIA - Mahindra-Navistar Automotives Ltd. (MNAL) announced the start of production as its first truck offering, the 25-ton capacity MN25, rolled off the assembly line in Chakan, Pune, India.

PacLease Celebrates 30 Years of Improving Fleet Efficiency with Full-Service Leasing

BELLEVUE, WA - PACCAR Leasing (PacLease) is celebrating 30 years of helping companies improve fleet operations and overcome the business challenges associated with transportation management.

J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. Offers CSA 2010 Professional Advisory & Support Service

NEENAH, WI - J. J. Keller & Associates is now providing expert guidance to companies to address the impact of Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010) on fleet operations.

Toyota Announces Prices for 2011 Tacoma Pickup Truck

TORRANCE, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the 2011 Tacoma.

Detroit Diesel Corporation Announces $194 Million Investment in Engine Manufacturing Plant

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, MI - Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) announced it will invest approximately $194 million to expand existing operations at its manufacturing facility in Redford Township, Mich.

Governor Schwarzenegger Praises ROUSH LPG Vehicle Lineup

LIVONIA, MI - While visiting the ROUSH display at the Summit on Advanced Transportation Industry, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger explained how excited he was to see so many different alternative fuel choices for fleet users.

Bloom Named President & CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

KAWASAKI/LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) announced the appointment of Todd Bloom as President & CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA), effective July 1, 2010.

FCCC Unveils New Company Web Site

GAFFNEY, S.C. - Continuing its "Driven by You" promise to customers, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) launched its new company Web site.

Spartan Motors Exiting Road Rescue Ambulance Operation

CHARLOTTE, MI - Spartan Motors, Inc. announced its intent to exit its Road Rescue ambulance operation as part of the Company's continuing review of all aspects of its business.

Ford F-150 Ranks Top in Full-Size Truck Comparison Test

IRVINE, CA - The Ford F-150 took the top spot in an all-new full-size pickup comparison test, 'First to Worst: Ranks Five Full-Size Pickups.

A.R.E. Awarded GSA Contract for Truck Caps, Tonneau Covers

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E. is proud to announce the company has been awarded a Government Service Administration (GSA) contract to sell its line of high-quality truck caps and tonneau covers to government agencies throughout the United States.

Isuzu Commercial Truck & Utilmaster Announce New Commercial Van

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. and Utilimaster, Inc. introduced a new commercial van at the American Truck Dealers 2010 Convention & Expo in Orlando.

ROUSH propane-powered E-350 Super Shuttle.

SuperShuttle Finds ROUSH Propane Vans Effective Tools

LIVONIA, MI - SuperShuttle, has been testing the ROUSH propane-powered Ford E-Series vans at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Freightliner Trucks Announces Addition of 4 Business Class M2 106 Hybrid Trucks to Denver's Fleet

PORTLAND, OR - The Denver Fleet Management Division recently added four Freightliner Business Class M2 106 Hybrid trucks when older units came due for replacement.

Eaton Training Materials Now Available at Online Literature Store

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Eaton Corporation announced the launch of an e-commerce literature store that makes it easier and more secure than ever to purchase hydraulics-related training products used as teaching aids in training schools facilitated by Eaton's Hydraulics Training Services department.

New York Department of Sanitation Runs First Hino Hybrid in U.S.

NEW YORK - Hino Trucks, a leader in commercial hybrid truck technology, brought its light-duty diesel hybrid cab-over (COE) to the U.S. for the first time, providing its hybrid to the New York Department of Sanitation (DSNY).


Huston Named Sales & Business Development Manager for State Wide Aluminum

ELKHART, IN - Rick Huston joined the TAG organization as sales and business development manager for State Wide Aluminum, a TAG member company located in Elkhart, Ind.

2 New Distributors Join Mansfield Oil's DeliveryONE Network

GAINESVILLE, GA - Yocum Oil and Diamond Oil are now trained and certified to sell Air1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) through Mansfield Oil's DeliveryONE network. Collectively both companies will supply DEF in 252 counties in 3 states, including Minnesota, Nebraska, and Iowa.

OEM Data Delivery Hour Meter Technology Fills Important Niche

SHELTON, CT - OEM Data Delivery, a leader in technology tools that help construction, off-highway, and aggregate companies minimize their cost of operation, introduced an RFID hour meter designed to be the lowest cost wireless remote hour meter in the industry.

SmartLift Anniversary Brochure Celebrates 15 Years

MADISON, IN - As part of the year-long "Proven 15/50" campaign celebrating the 15th anniversary and 50,000th unit of the SmartLift inground lift, Rotary Lift released a new SmartLift anniversary brochure.

A.R.E. Awarded GSA Contract for Truck Caps & Tonneau Covers

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E. announced the company was awarded a Government Service Administration (GSA) contract to sell its line of truck caps and tonneau covers to government agencies throughout the United States.

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