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New Emissions & Fuel Cost-Cutting Resource Targets Medium-Duty Truck Fleets

BOSTON - In a just-released whitepaper, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and fleet management company PHH Arval have identified and highlighted "effective and replicable strategies" to help medium-duty truck fleets reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and trim fuel costs.

Navistar Unveils International TerraStar Class 4 & 5 Work Truck

ST. LOUIS - Navistar unveiled the International TerraStar Class 4-5 commercial truck at a press event at the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Work Truck Show.

Isuzu to Resume Production of Gas-Powered Trucks

CERRITOS, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA), Inc., announced production for its gas-powered N-Series trucks will resume early in the second quarter of 2011 and will be offered as a 2012 model-year vehicle.

GM Fleet & Commercial Ops. Product Portfolio Recognized

DETROIT - Recently, notable publications and organizations have recognized General Motors vehicles for overall quality, safety, and engine performance. Among those named are cars and trucks important in meeting GM Fleet and Commercial Operations customers' broad range of needs.

Oil Eater Cleans Up Parts, Lowers Replacement Costs

SKOKIE, IL - The new Oil Eater 45-gallon water-based parts cleaner features a thermostat pre-set to deliver an optimal cleaning temperature of 110-degrees F, which enhances solution cleaning effectiveness and minimizes liquid waste.

Yokohama to Give Free Commercial Truck Tire Set Worth $5,000 at Mid-America Trucking Show

FULLERTON, CA - Fleet owners and truck operators take note: A free set of Yokohama Tire Corporation's top-of-the-line Zenvironment commercial tires, worth $5,000, are up for grabs.

Continental Adds Load Capacity to Drive Tire

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire the Americas, LLC expanded its product offering lineup to include additional load capacity for its long mileage drive tire.

Considered one of the most important designs for a light-duty vehicle, the Advanced Design style applied to the early 1950s Chevrolet Carryalls made the vehicles look equally good on both a residential street or a remote job site

Chevrolet Suburban: A 75-Year Legacy

DETROIT - Born from the marriage of passenger seats and a panel van, along with several windows from which to see out, the Suburban from Chevrolet celebrates a milestone that few other models can compare to; a 75-year legacy.

Seven Dealers Nominated for National Truck Dealer of the Year

McLEAN, VA - Seven commercial truck dealers from across the country were nominated by their peers for a national industry award presented by the American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine.

Penske Truck Leasing Completes Acquisition of Bright Truck Leasing

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., announced it completed the acquisition of Texas-based Bright Truck Leasing & Bright Distribution.

New LCD Screen for 2011 Ford Super Duty

DEARBORN, MI - Key to helping customers of the all-new 2011 Ford Super Duty take advantage of available capabilities is an all-new available 4.2-inch LCD (liquid crystal display) productivity screen.

Clean Energy Announces Expansion of Southern California LNG Fueling Infrastructure

SEAL BEACH, CA - Clean Energy Fuels Corp. plans to expand its existing network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) truck fueling stations in Southern California this year beyond its current two LNG stations located at the Los Angeles/Long Beach ports complex.

Utah Distributor Ready to Deliver Air1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid

MIDVALE, UTAH - Utah petroleum company Cardwell Distributing, Inc. is ready to supply eastern Nevada, southwestern Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, and every county in the state of Utah with Yara's Air1, a leading diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).

Propane Council to Highlight Latest in Propane Technology

WASHINGTON - The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) will host the 2010 Propane Engine Fuel Summit - highlighting a comprehensive program in on-and-off road propane vehicles and applications as well as the latest developments in propane technology.

Eaton Hybrid Systems Achieve 30 Million Miles of Service Worldwide

KALAMAZOO, MI - Eaton Corporation announced customers using the company's hybrid systems have collectively accumulated more than 30 million miles of clean, reliable service throughout the world.

City Suspends Two Fleet Services Employees, Fires Another

KNOXVILLE, TN - Two fleet services employees with the City of Knoxville's operations division were suspended and one was fired Feb. 22 for violating city policies, a city spokesman told the Knoxville News Sentinel.

FMCSA Launches Pre-Employment Screening Web Site

WASHINGTON - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched a Web site where trucking companies can register for access to a safety database they will be able to use for screening applicants for driving jobs.

New Sample Bill to Aid States in Banning Texting While Driving

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood unveiled sample legislation Feb. 22 to be used as a starting point for states crafting new laws to prohibit texting while behind-the-wheel, the latest step in the campaign against distracted driving.

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Mohawk Swing Arm Lifting Pads

AMSTERDAM, NY - Mohawk two post side by side lifts are available in capacities of 7,000 to 30,000 lbs. As a new feature, Mohawk now offers Swing Arm Lifting Pads that attach to the swing arm and not just the slider.

Eagle One Makes Waxing Faster & Easier with Unique Gel Wax

LEXINGTON, KY - Eagle One has made waxing faster and easier than ever before with the introduction of unique Gel Wax.

Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing, Inc. Produces 5-Millionth Tire

WHITE, GA - Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. (TNA), manufacturer of Toyo Tires and Nitto brand tires, recently produced its 5-millionth tire.

Construction & Utility Fleet Trucks Go Green

SEDONA, AZ - Green Fleet LLC introduces IdleOff, a renewable energy idle reduction device that reduces a fleet's carbon footprint, the need for fossil fuel, and saves significant money for any size fleet.

Baytech Receives 2010 Certifications for CNG Vans & Pickups

LOS ALTOS, CA - Baytech Corporation obtained model-year 2010 Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board emissions certifications for Baytech's dedicated compressed natural gas fueled General Motors full-size vans and pickups.

Western Star Offers Cummins ISX15 for North American Customers

FORD MILL, SC - Western Star Trucks Sales, Inc., announced the availability of the Cummins ISX15 EPA 2010 engine for the North American market.

Hybrid Truck Brings Savings to California Food Bank

SANTA CLARA & SAN MATEO, CA - When Second Harvest Food Bank delivers fresh fruits and vegetables with its new Kenworth diesel-electric hybrid tractor, expected fuel savings could enable the food bank to provide an additional 14,000 meals annually.

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