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Purolator Launches Website for Heavy-Duty Filtration Line

BROADVIEW, IL - Purolator Filters launched a new website directed specifically to all those involved in servicing, and supplying filters for, heavy-duty vehicles.

LINE-X Protective Coatings Wins Product Line Strategy Award

HUNTSVILLE, AL - LINE-X Protective Coatings is again the proud recipient of a Frost & Sullivan industry honor, this year winning the 2011 Product Line Strategy Award in the North American Market for Constructive Protective Coatings.

Southeastern Freight Lines Named LTL Carrier of the Year by The Home Depot

LEXINGTON, SC - Southeastern Freight Lines has been named LTL Carrier of the Year for 2011 by The Home Depot, the nation's largest home improvement retailer.

TomTom Launches PRO 7150 TRUCK

CONCORD, MA - TomTom Business Solutions, the division dedicated to commercial fleets, unveiled the TomTom PRO 7150 TRUCK.

Charter Fuels newly converted propane autogas-powered Ford F-150.

Wisconsin Charter Fuels Utilizes Propane Autogas F-150

LANCASTER, WI - Wisconsin's Charter Fuels is driving clean and saving green with a newly converted propane autogas-powered Ford F-150. Charter expects to save $4,500 annually on fuel costs alone by running this company truck on clean, affordable autogas.

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9 Commercial Trucks Nominated for National Award by ATD

McLEAN, VA - The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced today the nominees for a national award that recognizes the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories.

Higher Tire Prices Forecast for 2012

TORRANCE, CA - The multiple price increases for replacement tires occurring year-to-date for calendar-year 2011 point to more increases on the horizon. Most tire industry experts foresee tire price hikes continuing for the balance of this calendar-year.

Mitchell 1's Manager/ManagerPlus Named O'Reilly Auto Parts Preferred Management System

Mitchell 1 announces its Manager/ManagerPlus shop management software for the automotive repair industry was recently named the preferred management system of choice by O'Reilly Auto Parts.

Waltco Names New Terrirtory Sales Representative

Waltco Lift Corp. has named Adam Hughes to the position of Territory Sales Representative as part of our West Coast sales team.

Chevin Website Gets Complete Overhaul

Chevin Fleet Solutions has this month launched its new corporate website in order to better reflect the company's advanced capabilities and provide users with a smoother journey through the site.

FMCSA Declares Maryland Trucking Company 'Imminent Hazard to the Public'

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Maryland-based Gunthers Transport, LLC an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered the trucking company to immediately cease all transportation services.

Smith Electric Vehicles to Build All-Electric Trucks in NYC

KANSAS CITY, MO - Smith Electric Vehicles Corp., announced that the company will expand its U.S. operations by adding a manufacturing facility in New York State, creating up to 100 new direct local jobs.

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Nissan Serves Up a 'Taste of Innovation' with Food Truck Concepts

FRANKLIN, TN - The Grilled Cheese Truck and Coolhaus truck are teaming with Nissan to combine their innovative takes on two food classics - grilled cheese sandwiches and ice cream sandwiches - with a pair of custom-outfitted Nissan NV vans.

FedEx Orders Composite Reach Commercial Vans From Isuzu and Utilimaster

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. and Utilimaster Corporation announced that FedEx Express has placed a large order for the all-new Reach commercial walk-in van.

Auto Truck Group is Awarded Toyota Ship Thru

BARTLETT, IL - Auto Truck Group, through it's Fort Worth, Texas facility, has been awarded ship thru for Toyota Tundra and Tacoma.

ROUSH CleanTech Helps Clean Air at Wisconsin Airport

LIVONIA, MI - GO Riteway, Wisconsin's premier airport transportation provider, is operating 21 ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-350 vans fueled by propane autogas to serve as ground transportation vehicles for the General Mitchell International Airport.

Yokohama Tire Corporation's Latest 'Tire Tips' Video Focuses on Fuel Efficiency

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation's educational video series - "Tire Tips" - is back with a new installment focusing on fuel efficiency.

FleetSafer Vision Measures Truckers' Use of Cell Phones While Driving On-the-job

RESTON, VA - ZoomSafer, a provider of enterprise software to promote safe and legal use of cell phones while driving, announced the latest release of its FleetSafer Vision distracted driving solution.

Truck Blue Book Wins Inaugural Used Truck Association Vendor of the Year Award

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - The Used Truck Association presented its inaugural vendor of the year award to The Truck Blue Book.

Commercial Vehicle Market Led by Class 3 Vehicle Growth; Diesel Continues to Dominate

SOUTHFIELD, MI - New commercial vehicle registrations (Gross Vehicle Weight 3-8) in the U.S. are set to reach 440,000 units for the 2011 calendar-year, an increase of 17.6 percent over 2010 calendar-year and a 33-percent uptick from 2009.

Republic Services Invests $5M in CNG Station & Fleet

COMMERCE CITY, CO - Republic Services, the nation's second-largest waste and recycling company, recently celebrated the opening of its new Clean Energy-built CNG refueling facility in Commerce City, Colo.

Bobcat Company Announces Price Increase Effective Dec. 1

WEST FARGO, ND - Models scheduled to become 2012 Interim Tier 4 (iT4) compliant will increase in price by 5.25% on Dec. 1.

EIA Short-Term Forecast Projects Lower Gas and Diesel Prices in 2012

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Energy Information Administration issued its short-term energy outlook earlier this week, projecting the price of oil, gasoline, and diesel through the end of the year and into next year.

Wright Express Unveils Pump Shut-Off Feature

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME - Wright Express approves fuel transactions up to the maximum dollar amount the customer has defined for the card in use, and then the pump is closed for that individual transaction.

Navistar to Install IntelliRoute TND GPS in International Trucks

SKOKIE, IL - Rand McNally and Navistar, Inc. have reached an agreement to make Rand McNally's IntelliRoute TND truck GPS units available as an in-dash option in International trucks starting next year.

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