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FleetMentor Adds J. J. Keller's Interactive, Online Training to Service

NEENAH, WI - FleetMentor, the online fleet management advisor by J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., was enhanced with the integration of J. J. Keller's library of interactive training courses.

Airport Shuttles Turn to ROUSH Propane Vans

LIVONIA, MI - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is among the first, but certainly not the last, airport in the country to require servicing fleets to run vehicles on an alternative fuel. Many are looking to ROUSH propane-fueled E-Series vans to meet the requirements.

Kinedyne Introduces New, Improved Winch Design

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Kinedyne introduces a new winch design that includes a cast mandrel, engineered to meet the most demanding load securement applications faced by drivers on the road.

New Honing Tool Keeps Noise Out of Brakes

LOS ANGELES - Brush Research Manufacturing is introducing its Flex-Hone Tool to manufacturers, rebuilders, and service shops for use on brake system rotors.

New Revolution Lift Line Offers Quality & Value at the Right Price

MADISON, IN - Introducing the Revolution Lift brand of vehicle lifts, from the world's leading lift manufacturer and available throughout North America from local Rotary Lift distributors.

Goodyear Wingfoot Truck Outlets to Change Name

AKRON, OHIO - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC subsidiary announced plans to rebrand the its on-highway, truck stop network.

FCCC Receives Esteemed Daimler Environmental Leadership Award

GAFFNEY, SC - A leader in sustainability efforts in the trucking industry, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) recently received the Environmental Leadership Award from Daimler AG.

Shorter-Haul Intermodal Not Increasing in Importance, FTR Analysis Shows

NASHVILLE, IN - The share of domestic intermodal revenue movements accounted for by moves of 1,000 miles or less has declined in the past year.

Kamps Propane Becomes Biggest California User of ROUSH Propane Trucks

LIVONIA, MI - Though they are not the biggest player in the propane industry, Kamps Propane is the biggest user of ROUSH propane-fueled vehicles in the western states.

Daimler Trucks North America Delivers First U.S. EPA 2010 Fleet to Meijer

PORTLAND, OR - Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced delivery of its first fleet of U.S. EPA 2010 trucks to Meijer.

Western Express Switches to OTS for Fuel Tax Compliance

STOW, OHIO - Operating Tax Systems, LLC (OTS) announced it was selected to handle fuel tax compliance services for Western Express' 2,500 satellite tracked power units.

DTNA Introduces Special Offers & Industry Tips Through E-mail

PORTLAND, OR - Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) now offers commercial truck operators the option to receive e-mail notification of valuable special offers containing hundreds of dollars in instant savings on commonly-used parts, service, and preventive maintenance repairs.

Navistar Honors Top Performing International Truck Dealers

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar, Inc., the manufacturer of International brand trucks, has awarded its prestigious International Circle of Excellence award to 28 International Truck dealers.

Hino Announces 2011 Model-Year Specs

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks announced its 2011 model-year specifications are now available online.

Dennis Selle, PepsiCo Global Procurement / Strategy Supply Manager Fleet Procurement, presents the 2010 PepsiCo Piston Cup to ARI's Kelli Auchenbach

ARI Awarded 2010 PepsiCo Piston Cup

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), a leading global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, was recently recognized as a 2010 PepsiCo Piston Cup recipient by the Frito Lay Fleet Team.

City of Norman Gets New CNG Trucks

NORMAN, OK - The two new garbage trucks powered by compressed natural gas are the first CNG-powered sanitation trucks to be used in the state.

Free Webinar on GPS Tracking ROI

TORRANCE, CA - Fleet professionals are invited to participate in a free, one-hour Web seminar on May 13, covering how to achieve maximum ROI with GPS tracking.

Michelin to Hike Replacement Tire Prices

GREENVILLE, SC - Michelin North America Inc. will raise prices on replacement truck tires sold in the U.S. by 3 to 7 percent on May 1.

Hardin Trucking Adopts Cell Phone Ban, Texting

BRUCE, MS - Hardin Trucking, Inc. and affiliated partner employees are banned from texting or talking on a hand-held cell phone while behind the wheel of a company vehicle or while using a company-issued phone in their personal vehicle.

Commercial Truck Industry Opposes Legislation That Would Shift Authority to Set Fuel Economy Rules

WASHINGTON - Important segments of the commercial truck industry-dealers and drivers, in a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, voiced their strong opposition today to a Senate bill that would nullify fuel economy rules established by Congress under the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) in 2007.

Mercedes-Benz Engines Rank High in Heavy-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study

REDFORD, MI - Mercedes-Benz engines received the award for "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Vocational Heavy-Duty Truck Engines" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Heavy Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study.

2010 MaxxForce Big Bore Diesels Include New Engine Brake & Power Boost Options

LOUISVILLE, KY - Navistar, Inc. is giving Class 8 truckers more choices for getting up to speed in 2010, and one better way to help them slow down when needed.

Knapheide Offering Roush Propane Fuel Systems

LIVONIA, MI - Knapheide Manufacturing Company has become ROUSH Performance's newest partner to sell and install the ROUSH line of liquid propane fuel systems for Ford Commercial trucks, vans, and cutaways.

PHH Arval Hosts Annual Truck Fleet Management Conference

SPARKS, MD - PHH Arval recent annual Truck Fleet Management Conference, held in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., focused on a wide variety of topics of concern to managers of private truck fleets.

2010 Firestone Industrual Products Catalog Now Available

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC offers its 2010 air helper springs catalog detailing products and accessories available for today's trucks, SUVs, and vans.





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