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Jasper Engines & Transmissions was recently recognized for performance excellence as a Secondary Repairables (SECREPS) Supplier within the Raytheon Technical Service Company (RTSC).

JASPER Earns 2011 Raytheon Excellence Award

JASPER, IN - Jasper Engines & Transmissions was recently recognized for performance excellence as a Secondary Repairables (SECREPS) Supplier within the Raytheon Technical Service Company (RTSC).

The event featured alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles of all types from major vehicle manufacturers, including Ford, GM, Toyota, Honda and Nissan.

Wisconsin Green Vehicles Workshop Features Propane Autogas Trucks

MILWAUKEE – Alliance AutoGas fueling partner Charter Fuels shared the benefits of clean, affordable propane autogas for fleets at the ninth annual “Driving Toward 2020: Green Vehicles Workshop.”

ZoomSafer Audit on Construction Company Found 62% of Employees Distracted

HERNDON, VA - A ZoomSafer study showed an unnamed fleet with high cell-phone distraction rates.

PG&E & Altec Team Up for ‘Green Fleet’ Utility Trucks

DIXON, CA – Altec Industries, joined by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new “green-focused” manufacturing facility April 22 in Dixon, Calif.

AutoZone Recognizes Top Suppliers

MEMPHIS, TN - AutoZone, Inc., a retailer and distributor of auto parts and accessories, recognized GRI Engineering Development LLC and Bosch Brake Components as Vendors of the Year during the AutoZone Vendor Summit 2012 held in Memphis, Tenn.

Driving Dynamics New Backing & Parking Course for Utility & Service Fleets

NEWARK, DE – The recently introduced behind-the-wheel training program for Backing and Parking for utility and service fleets by DRIVING DYNAMICS includes online, classroom, and hands-on training for each driver.

Some important tips from Yokohama Tire on how to read the sidewall of your tire.

VIDEO: Yokohama Tire Corporation Refocuses on Tips For Reading Sidewalls

FULLERTON, CA – Yokohama Tire Corporation’s latest installment of its education-focused video series – “Tire Tips” – features an updated version of how to read a tire’s sidewall.

ARI Receives UTC Supplier Gold Distinction

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – ARI - Automotive Resources International, a global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, has received the prestigious United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Supplier Gold award, a fleet comprised of approximately 80 percent trucks, vans, and SUVs.

CARB Sends California Warehouse & Distribution Companies Packing, States The International Warehouse Logistics Association

SACRAMENTO, CA - The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) today continued to express its strong opposition about actions taken by the California Air Resources Board.

Cummins Signs Agreement to Purchase SCR Doser Assets from Hilite International

COLUMBUS, IN -- Cummins Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets associated with the emissions control products of Hilite International.

Multi-Axle Vehicle Tolls to Rise July 1

OAKLAND, CA -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) has reminded drivers of big-rig trucks, cars, and trucks hauling trailers, and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that the second step in the two-phase toll increase approved in 2010 for multi-axle vehicles on Bay Area toll bridges takes effect July 1.

BBM Acquires Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

TORRANCE, CA – Bobit Business Media (BBM) , the publisher of Fleet Financials, has acquired Newport Business Media’s publishing properties — Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT), TruckingInfo.com, Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal, and Newport Poster Network.

MotorWeek Visits Delaware!

OWINGS MILLS, MD - This week’s Clean Cities Success Story takes us to Delaware and highlights the state’s truck stop electrification program.

Qualcomm Teams with InstallerNet to Support Nationwide Market Adoption of MCP50

SAN DIEGO, CA - Qualcomm Incorporated and InstallerNet Inc. announced a strategic installation program to make it easier for commercial fleets to adopt Qualcomm’s Mobile Computing Platform 50 (MCP50).

Penske and GE Capital Extend PTL Partnership to 2023

READING, PA – Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. announced that it has completed a series of transactions that include $700 million of new equity investments from its existing partners, Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric Capital Corporation, and a new $1.0 billion five-year unsecured senior credit facility with a group of 17 financial institutions.

PHH Arval Launches Telecommunications and Utility Conference, Survey

SPARKS, MD – Recently unveiled at the inaugural PHH Arval Telecommunications and Utility Conference, a new company survey shows that fleet managers are primarily focused on fuel economy and green initiatives.

Announcing Quadrant Manager 9.5

BURNABY, BC - Quadrant Manager 9.5 introduces many new features and enhancements to existing features.

Milwaukee County Welcomes Odyne Plug-In Hybrid Systems

WAUKESHA, WI – Milwaukee County held a press conference at Rainbow Park in West Allis, Wis., showcasing four new bucket trucks featuring Odyne Hybrid Systems that were built by DUECO, Inc. of Waukesha.

Study: ‘California-Only’ Diesel Will Come at High Cost for State

SACRAMENTO, CA -- The California Trucking Association (CTA) released a study that shows significant job losses directly attributable to CARB fuel policies.

Will ‘Big Brother’ be Watching?

GRAIN VALLEY, MO – A new provision in the U.S. Senate’s highway transportation funding legislation, will add an expensive “big brother,” according to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), who wants it removed from the Senate bill.

Quantum Receives New Orders for Natural Gas Heavy Duty Truck Fuel Storage Systems

IRVINE, CA -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has received a new purchase order from a leading natural gas vehicle system integrator for supplying its industry-leading, ultra-lightweight high capacity carbon composite compressed natural gas (CNG) storage tanks for long-haul trucks.

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FleetRisk Advisors Visits Work Truck Magazine

TORRANCE, CA – Vikas Jain, VP & GM, QES Saas for FleetRisk Advisors/Syletcus, spent a few hours visiting the Bobit Business Media headquarters office, in Torrance, to provide an in-depth discussion and overview of the FleetRisk Advisors offerings.

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McGowan Named Auto Truck Group Director Sales, Western Region

BARTLETT, IL – Auto Truck Group, a provider of custom upfitted vehicles, announces the promotion of Matt McGowan as director sales, western region.

What Are Your Top Fleet Manager Traits?

TORRANCE, CA - Of the Top 50 Traits of a Great Fleet Manager recently identified by Automotive Fleet, what are the "top of the top"?

CEI to Exhibit at NPTC 2012 Show

TREVOSE, PA – The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) will be an exhibitor at the National Private Truck Council’s 2012 Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition.

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