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Navman Wireless Adds Interactive Drilldown Report to Fleet Management Systems

GLENVIEW, IL - In an industry-first enhancement to its widely adopted OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking and management software, Navman Wireless today introduced an interactive drilldown report on fleet performance that allows managers to move from a summary view to the vehicle level in a few clicks for faster analysis and troubleshooting.

Navistar Offers Customer Parts Recovery Program

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar launched a program that allows customers to return new, unused parts from their stock to receive cash or credit for future purchases. This program, known as Customer Parts Recovery (CPR), supplements and improves upon the GPRP program, which was only accessible to large fleet customers.

PSE&G Truck Fleet Equipped with Extra Fire Protection

MINNETONKA, MN - Fireaway LLC announced that PSE&G, New Jersey's largest utility company, will outfit its fleet of service trucks with Stat-X First Responders, advanced aerosol based fire suppression devices that can be tossed into a burning manhole to suppress a blaze within seconds.

Hino Trucks Engines Rank Highest in Customer Satisfaction for 2nd Consecutive Year

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks engines rank highest in customer satisfaction for a second consecutive year according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Medium-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Customer Satisfaction Study.

Toyo Truck Tires Receive SmartWay Verification

CYPRESS, CA - Three Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. premium commercial tire lines have received SmartWay verification from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): the M137 steer tire, M127 trailer tire, and M657 drive tire.

I.D. Systems Acquires GE Asset Intelligence

HACKENSACK, NJ - I.D. Systems, Inc., a leading provider of wireless asset management solutions, announced that it acquired Asset Intelligence, LLC, a business unit of General Electric Co.

Penske Truck Leasing Agrees to Acquire Bright Truck Leasing & Bright Distribution

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., announced it entered into an agreement with the Bright family to acquire Bright Truck Leasing & Bright Distribution, providers of full-service truck leasing, truck rental, maintenance, and logistics operations.

Cummins Recieves $54M in Federal Funding for Light-Duty and SuperTruck Porjects

COLUMBUS, IN - United States Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu today announced that Cummins will receive nearly $54 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) for two projects aimed at improving fuel efficiency in heavy-duty and light-duty vehicles.

GM Announces New Director of Fleet & Commercial Operations

DETROIT - General Motors announced 31-year company veteran Brian Small has been named executive director for Fleet and Commercial Operations, succeeding Jim Campbell, promoted in December to head the automaker's Chevrolet brand.

Fuel Efficiency Projects Awarded $187M DOE Funding

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected nine projects totaling more than $187 million to improve fuel efficiency for heavy-duty trucks and passenger vehicles.

2010 North American Car and Truck of the Year Winners Announced

DETROIT - The awards are designed to recognize the most outstanding vehicles of the year based on factors that include innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction, and value for the dollar.

Penske Truck Leasing to Acquire Bright Truck Leasing & Bright Distribution

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing Co. has entered into an agreement to acquire Bright Truck Leasing & Bright Distribution. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Kenworth Expands Product Line

KIRKLAND, WA- Kenworth Truck Company is expanding its industry-leading product line with the introduction of the Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engine for the Kenworth T800 short hood and W900S models.

Calif. Pledges $11 Million for Clean-Diesel Trucks

SACRAMENTO - A potential shut-down of the Port of Oakland by harbor truck drivers was averted Jan. 4 when the California Air Resources Board (CARB) pledged to give truckers $11 million in grant money to meet new emissions standards.

Rancho Santiago Community College in Santa Ana, Calif., receives its donation from Hino.

Hino Truck Donations Support Local Colleges

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks recently donated six trucks to various colleges across the country in support of their diesel technology programs. The trucks selected for donation are MY '05 & '06 training vehicles ranging from a 14,050 lb. GVW model 145 light-duty truck to a 33,000 lb. GVW model 338 medium-duty truck.

Geolandar Tire on Toyota 4Runner

Yokohama Tire Corporation Continues OE Program with Two Toyota Fitments

FULLERTON, CA - The 2010 Toyota Prius and the 2010 Toyota 4Runner are the latest additions to Yokohama Tire Corporation's growing OE fitment program.

Cummins Filtration Direct Flow Air Intake System Recognized as Industry's Choice New Product of 2009

NASHVILLE, TN - Cummins Filtration Direct Air Flow technology has been honored as the Industry's Choice ancillary product as part of Construction Equipment's Top 100 Products of 2009.

Rand McNally Takes Milemaker Global

SKOKIE, IL - U.S. shippers who relied on Rand McNally's industry-standard mileage and routing information for years will soon be able to ship internationally with the same confidence and accuracy, as the industry standard MileMaker software goes global.

Mohawk Lifts TR Series Brochure Press Release

AMSTERDAM, NY - Mohawk lifts introduces an updated flyer on the Mohawk TR-33, TR-35, TR-50, and TR-75 series heavy-duty four-post ramp style lifts.

New Truck Tonneau Covers from Bestop

BROOMFIELD, CO - Bestop, a leading manufacturer of Jeep, Truck, and UTV accessories for over 56 years, now offers truck tonneau covers in three different styles for all popular makes and models.

Biodiesel Industry Suffers as Tax Credit Ends

OKLAHOMA CITY - With the expiration of a federal tax credit that provided makers of biodiesel $1 for every gallon, some U.S. biodiesel producers say they will shut down without the government subsidy.

Toyo Plans Another Truck Tire Price Increase

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. will increase prices on its commercial truck tires by up to 7 percent, effective Feb. 1.

EPA Releases New Mobile Source Emissions Model

WASHINGTON - An updated version of the Motor Vehicle Emission Simulator (MOVES) model - MOVES2010 - is now available for use to estimate air pollution from cars, trucks, and other on-road mobile sources.

Stranded Drivers to Sue Arrow Trucking Company

PHILADELPHIA - Arrow Trucking Co. is being sued by a Philadelphia attorney on behalf of the 1,400 former employees laid off right before Christmas, many of whom were truck drivers left stranded at truck stops.

Top News 2009: Kenworth T800 LNG Trucks Available for Factory Order and Production

KIRKLAND, WA – Kenworth T800 liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks are now available for factory order and production.

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