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ARI Unveils PriceNet Vehicle Ordering System Upgrades

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ - Through these upgrades, ARI has improved the user’s ability to set preferences, modify selections, and save estimates while also providing expanded search capabilities.

Atlas Launches Shuttle Fleet & Commercial Truckload Division

EVANSVILLE, IN — Atlas announced the launch of its new Shuttle Fleet and plans to fill more than 100 driving jobs by June 2012 within the new fleet and its Commercial Truckload Division.

Edwards Mail Service Reduces Oil Maintenance Costs by $140K Per Year

WATERBURY, CT - Edwards Mail Service, a Lubbock, Texas-based freight company that contracts for the U.S. Postal Service, has saved approximately $140,000 per year through the installation of Eco-Pur fluid cleanign system on 175 trucks.

Cummins Filtration Launches Fleetguard Filtering Change Program

LOUISVILLE - Cummins Filtration announced the official launch of its Fleetguard filter recycling management program - Filtering Change, a program geared to reduce the number of metal filter cans and used media elements being dumped into landfills.

Electric Vehicle International Launches 500 Zero-Emission MD Truck Deployment Initiative

STOCKTON, CA - Electric Vehicles International (EVI) announced a major initiative that will help implement the California Governor'srecently issued Executive Order to achieve widespread deployment of zero-emission vehicles throughout California.

Network with Other Green Professionals at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Bobit Business Media (BBM) is gearing up for the 5th annual Green Fleet Conference (GFC), scheduled for Oct. 2-3 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill.

New Study Finds Significant Safety Benefits of Limiting Truck Speeds

ARLINGTON, VA - New research released this week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) confirms the clear safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.

Celadon Trucking Services, Inc. Acquires Teton Transportation Equipment Assets

INDIANAPOLIS - Celadon Trucking Services, Inc. has purchased a significant portion of the operating equipment of Teton Transportation, Inc., including the purchase of approximately 180 tractors and 280 trailers.

Penske installing Gasboy Atlas DEF dispensers across North America

GREENSBORO, NC – Penske Truck Leasing has awarded Gilbarco Inc. a contract to install Gasboy Atlas Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers at more than 200 sites across the country.

NTEA's Green Truck Association Announces Technology Councils

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI– The Green Truck Association (GTA) announced the formation of three technology councils to better represent specific segments within the green truck industry.

Hino Trucks Forms Tank Program with Amthor International

NOVI, MI – Hino Trucks and Amthor International announced today that they have formed a Tank Body Program for the refined fuel, propane autogas, fire prevention, vacuum/septic, and all related tank industries.

BGE's Richard G. Anderson (left) and Steve Brubach (right) accept Maryland Motor Truck Association (MMTA) Awards for Safe Driving Supervision, Training and Practices. (Photo: BGE)

Baltimore Gas & Electric Honored by Maryland Motor Truck Association

BALTIMORE - Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announced that two of its employees have been honored by the Maryland Motor Truck Association (MMTA) for their efforts and commitment to promote safe driving in the workplace.

The Extended Day Cab is available on Peterbilt’s entire medium-duty product line, which spans Class 5 through Class 7 and includes the Models 348, 337, 330 and 325.

Peterbilt Introduces Extended Day Cab to Medium-Duty Product Line

LOUISVILLE, KY - Peterbilt Motors Company announced the immediate availability of its successful Extended Day Cab feature for its complete lineup of medium-duty vehicles.

Cell Control Offers Distracted Driving Solution for CMVs

BATON ROUGE, LA - Cellcontrol has now released a solution that prevents texting while driving, e-mailing, browsing and phone usage in Class A vehicles such as heavy trucks, buses, and other large vehicles.

MaxxForce 13 (front of engine shown) continues to provide customers with a winning combination of lightweight, fluid-efficient power and is now available with up to 500 hp in LoneStar models.

Navistar Hits Milestone with 100,000th EPA 2010 MaxxForce Engine

LISLE, IL – Navistar announced that as of January, more than 100,000 2010 EPA compliant MaxxForce diesel engines have been built, making it one of the most quickly adopted engines in the industry.


LeasePlan USA’s Truck Division Announces Promotions

ALPHARETTA, GA – LeasePlan USA appointed Jennifer Sabloski to the position of VP, Truck remarketing and Angie Gates to the position of director, syndications for its Truck Division.

Scotts LawnService Focuses on Reducing Fleet Maintenance Costs

At Scotts Lawn Service, reducing preventive maintenance is the current priority according to the company’s new Fleet Manager Scott Mayo.

Ford's All-New Transit Van to Offer Diesel Engine Choice

DETROIT – Ford announced it’s adding a diesel engine choice to its new 2014-MY Transit cargo and passenger van models, in addition to the 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine mentioned previously.

Navistar has unveiled the International LoadStar, a low cab forward work truck.

Navistar Introduces International LoadStar Work Truck

LISLE, IL -- Navistar has unveiled the International LoadStar, a low cab forward work truck.

EVI medium-duty truck.

Electric Vehicles International and Frito-Lay Launch EV Pilot

STOCKTON, CA -- Electric Vehicles International (EVI), an alternative fuel vehicle development, manufacturing and deployment provider, has announced the launch of an electric vehicle (EV) pilot with Frito-Lay North America.

<br />(L to R) Andrew Zeisser, VP, Hankook Tire North American OE, Daniel Grimes, director procurement chassis, Daimler Trucks North America, Holger Steindorf, global head of Procurement Daimler Trucks and Buses, Soo Il Lee, president, Hankook Tire America Corp., Carsten Kirchholtes, GM Procurement, Daimler Trucks North America, Byungil Woo, VP, Hankook Tire Global OE Division.

Hankook Tire to Supply Truck Tires for Freightliner Trucks

WAYNE, NJ – Tire manufacturer Hankook Tire has announced that it has been selected as original equipment (OE) tire manufacturer by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).

ALTe Powertrain Technologies Adds to Vehicle Line with Ford E-350

AUBURN HILLS, MI – ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe), has installed its powertrain system in a second line of vehicles – the Ford Econoline E-350 platform.

Women-Owned Businesses Getting a Boost on the

NEW PLYMOUTH, ID – Internet Truckstop, with the help from the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), which has launched a program that will designate women-owned businesses on the load board.

Fleet Safety Conference: Learn How to Avoid Fleet-Related Lawsuits

TORRANCE, CA - The inaugural Fleet Safety Conference will take place May 22-23 at the Renaissance Schaumburg in Schaumburg, Ill. Litigation is expensive, time-consuming, and stressful. Let the experts at the Fleet Safety Conference help you protect your fleet.

Check out The Work Truck Show Photo Gallery

TORRANCE, CA - Work Truck magazine has posted a photo gallery of images taken at the 2012 Work Truck Show, held in Indianapolis March 5-8.


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