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Fleet Managers: Learn How to Go Green to Save Green at the Green Truck Summit 2010

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Jack Roush, chairman of Roush Enterprises and CEO/co-owner of NASCAR team Roush Fenway Racing, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Green Truck Summit 2010, March 9-10.

Volvo Trucks Delivers First EPA2010-certified Trucks to Talon Logistics Inc.

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Talon Logistics, Inc. USA, took delivery of its first EPA 2010-certified trucks from Volvo Trucks in North America Nov. 17, with two more delivered since.

Delmar Grows its Professional Truck Technician Training Series with Two New Online Courses

CLIFTON PARK, NY - Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, announced the availability of Diesel Engines and Drive Train, two new online courses in the Professional Truck Technician Training Series for professional technicians.

Rand McNally's IntelliRoute TND 500 Honored with CES 2010 Innovations Award

NEW YORK - Rand McNally announced its IntelliRoute TND 500 has been recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association for excellence in design and technology with a 2010 CES Innovations Award as well as the "Best of Innovations" honor for In-Vehicle Navigation.

Rhino Linings Corporation Adds New Product to Its Family of Bed Liner Products

SAN DIEGO - Rhino Linings Corporation, a global leader in protective linings, introduces its newest product, Rhino Extreme lining, to its family of truck bed linings solutions.

Tim Confer named Omaha Standard-Palfinger Regional Sales Manager

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA - Tim Confer has been named Regional Manager for Omaha Standard taking on responsibilities for distributor development and territory management activities within the southeastern region.

Atlantic County Utilities Authority Transitioning to CNG

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA) is working with Clean Energy Fuels on a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel station to support its growing fleet of CNG refuse trucks, as well municipal and private CNG fleet vehicles in the area.

AT&T to Help United Road Services Boost Efficiency

ROMULUS, MI - AT&T recently announced a five-year, $2.6 million contract for wireless services and applications to United Road Services, Inc.

James Named TRALA President & CEO

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Serving as acting president and chief executive officer for the Truck Rental and Leasing Association (TRALA) since July, Thomas James has been unanimously chosen by the Board of Directors for the role.

Free Webinar: Tips for Effectively Managing Your Fleet

TORRANCE, CA - A free Web seminar providing strategies on how to effectively manage your fleet will be available on Thursday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST).

Kraft Foods Cuts More Than 50 Million Truck Miles

NORTHFIELD, IL - Since 2005, Kraft Foods' sustainability projects have saved the company more than 50 million miles in its global transportation and distribution network.

U.S. Foodservice-Atlanta Begins Fueling Fleet With Biodiesel

FAIRBURN, GA - U.S. Foodservice-Atlanta has become the first major foodservice distributor in Georgia to run its entire delivery fleet on biodiesel fuel.

Waste Management & Linde Partner on LNG

HOUSTON and MURRAY HILL, NJ - Waste Management, Inc., and Linde North America announced that their joint venture company has begun producing clean, renewable vehicle fuel at its facility located at the Altamont Landfill near Livermore, California.

Smith Electric Vehicles Announces Senior Management Team

KANSAS CITY, MO - Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. announced changes to its senior management team, including Kevin Kelly as CFO.

Continental Improves Regional Tire for P&D Service

FORT MILL, SC - Responding to customer requests for a more rugged regional truck tire, Continental Tire North America, Inc. announced it has enhanced its HSR1 tire's performance capabilities for pick-up and delivery applications.

SOMS Technologies Announces Pilot Program With TruGreen

VALHALLA, NY - SOMS Technologies, LLC, developer and manufacturer of the microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter, has announced that a pilot testing program is well underway with TruGreen.

New E-Line Saddle Box Offers Exceptional Features and Value

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL ­ -­ Knaack L.L.C. and WEATHER GUARD Products announced the introduction of the new E-Line Model 143 Saddle Box at the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) annual tradeshow in Atlanta.

Plustek Launches Document Scanners for Transportation & In-Truck Scanning

CERRITOS, CA - Plustek Technology Inc., a manufacturer of consumer, prosumer, professional, and office imaging devices, announced its line of document scanners aimed specifically at the transportation industry.

Minimizer Poly Fenders Now Utilized by Salt Mine Industry

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Minimizer poly fenders are the perfect match for the salt mine industry in Utah. Steve Cook, an Outside Sales and Parts Representative with Kenworth Sales Company out of Salt Lake City, was contacted a year ago by Morton Salt.

Truck Fleets Guaranteed Up to 4% MPG Improvement

DALLAS - Valvoline is teaming up with tiwi to launch the first and only program proven to deliver better fleet fuel mileage, backed with an exclusive limited Fuel Proof Guarantee.

Firestone Industrial Products Company Launches Ride-Rite LS

INDIANAPOLIS - Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC announced the development of Ride-Rite LS-new load adaptive shocks that are an ideal upgrade to the company's Ride-Rite air helper springs.

Tire Shipments to Drop 13% Due to Decline in OE Demand

WASHINGTON - The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) projects an approximate 13-percent drop in tire shipments in 2009 primarily due to sharp decreases in demand for original equipment passenger and commercial truck tires, according to Modern Tire Dealer.

Kenworth Introduces 2010 Heavy Duty Body Builder Manual

KIRKLAND, WA - Kenworth Truck Company has released the Kenworth 2010 Heavy Duty Body Builder Manual, which offers useful information and guidelines for truck specification and design during the body planning and installation processes.

Mitsubishi Fuso Announces New 4th Quarter Incentive Program for Its Commercial Trucks

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (MFTA) has announced a new incentive program for the 4Q 2009. Called "Drive & Conquer," it offers 1.9-percent APR financing for 24 or 36 months in the U.S. to qualifying retail customers who purchase and take delivery of a new model Mitsubishi Fuso medium duty truck by December 31.

TruGreen Announces Pilot Program to Test microGreen Oil Filter

MEMPHIS, TN - TruGreen, a lawn care services provider, announced it has been using a microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter on vehicles in Florida.

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