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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'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.

PHH Arval Names Pusdesris to Position of Vice President, Truck Engineering

SPARKS, MD - In this new position, PHH Arval stated that Pusdesris will focus on developing and leading a truck engineering team, and will report to Tom Keilty, senior vice president and chief operating officer.

(L-R): Todd Bloom, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc., announced the promotion of Len Doherty to VP, parts operations and Bill Mohr to VP, service operations, at the company's annual Kick-off Meeting on January 17.

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Names New VP for After-Sales Group

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) named Bill Mohr as its new vice president, service operations and Len Doherty as its new vice president, parts operations, effective immediately.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Organizational Changes, Promotions

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced several strategic management promotions, effective immediately, according to Dan King, Yokohama senior vice president of sales and marketing.

Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu to Keynote Green Truck Summit at The Work Truck Show 2012

United States Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu will give the keynote address at the 2012 Green Truck Summit on Monday, March 5.

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Clean Energy Unveils America's Natural Gas Highway for Trucks

SEAL BEACH, CA - Trucks powered by cleaner, cheaper and All-American natural gas will soon travel the country on America's Natural Gas Highway-the network of LNG truck fueling stations being built by Clean Energy on Interstate Highways and in major metropolitan areas.

The HybriDrive parallel system is in final stages of development and is expected to be deployed in markets around the world early in 2013.

BAE Systems & Caterpillar Sign 20-Year Agreement for HybriDrive Parallel Systems

JOHNSON CITY, NY - BAE Systems and Caterpillar Inc. have signed a long-term supply agreement to collaborate on an energy-efficient parallel hybrid propulsion system for heavy-duty trucks.

Greenkraft Obtains CARB Certificate/EO for Natural Gas 2012 GM 6.0L

SANTA ANA, CA - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued an Executive Order (EO) on Greenkraft Inc's 2012 dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems on General Motors 14,000 GVRW and above 6.0L eight-cylinder engine.

Linde Deepens LNG Commitment with New Truck Fleet

MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Linde, a gasses and engineering company in the liquefied natural gas fueling market, is deepening its commitment to the fuel with the purchase of 20 LNG-fueled trucks.

Hino Trucks Repeats JD Power Award Win

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks announced two new accolades from J.D. Power and Associates: highest in customer satisfaction with conventional medium-duty engines and highest in customer satisfaction among conventional medium-duty trucks.

Last Chance to Vote for 2012 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

TORRANCE, CA - It's the last week to vote for the 2012 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year.

FedEx, Hertz & Navistar Among Members of New Electrification Leadership Council

LISLE, IL - A group of transportation and utility industry leaders, including FedEx Express, Hertz, Navistar, PG&E, and others, formed the Electrification Leadership Council (ELC) - a new group dedicated to overcoming barriers to broad-scale electric vehicle deployment.

Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner See Increase In Sprinter Van Sales in 2011

MONTVALE, NJ – Mercedes-Benz announced that its commercial van dealers, Daimler Vans USA and its combined network of both Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter dealers, achieved a total of 16,577 vans sold, exceeding 2010’s sales of 8,559 units.

DTNA Adds 1,100 Positions in Ramp-up at Cleveland Truck Manufacturing Plant

CLEVELAND, NC - Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the addition of a second shift and plans to ramp up production at its Freightliner Truck Manufacturing Plant in Cleveland, N.C., creating more than 1,100 new jobs by the end of 2012.

Oregon Green Transportation Conference Features Blue Star Gas Propane-Powered Vehicle

SALEM, OR - The McCoy Freightliner Green Transportation Conference Jan. 11 featured expert insights on the benefits of clean-burning propane autogas from Blue Star Gas President Jeff Stewart, who provided three Blue Star autogas vehicles for test driving.

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