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Ford Super Duty Grabs 50% of Heavy-Duty Market

DEARBORN, MI - The new Super Duty dominates the heavy-duty pickup segment with 50 percent of total heavy-duty sales, an increase in market share of 5 percentage points over the same period last year.

CleanFUEL USA Partners with Freightliner on New Propane Engine

GEORGETOWN, TEXAS - CleanFUEL USA, a supplier of alternative-fuel infrastructure and propane engine systems, announced a partnership to build and certify a multi-purpose 8.0L General Motors (GM) propane engine with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC).

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions to Relocate Headquarters Team to Nashville, Tenn., Area

NASHVILLE, TN - Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) announced plans to begin the process of relocating members of its senior management team and other specific functions of its Muscatine, Iowa-based Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions (BBTS) operations to locations in the Nashville, Tenn., area, including BSAM's headquarters facility in Nashville.

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation Receives Prestigious EPA WasteWise Award

GAFFNEY, SC - A leader in sustainability efforts for manufacturing, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and its Zero Waste to Landfill program recently received the esteemed 2010 WasteWise Gold Achievement Award for Waste Reduction in the Workplace from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Hauler Racks, Inc. Announces New 'Hauler II' Cap Rack

MINNEAPOLIS - Hauler Racks Inc., announces its new Universal Aluminum "Top Mount Cap Rack". Featuring bright dipped anodized aluminum construction and 300 lb. load capacity.

ATD Speaks Out on Fuel Economy Rules

CHICAGO - At a hearing Nov. 15 on a proposal to establish first-ever fuel economy rules for commercial and work trucks and engines, the chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD) urged federal regulators to ensure that any new mandates are "appropriate, cost-effective and technologically feasible."

Freightliner Business Class M2 112V CNG Truck

VAC-CON and Freightliner Trucks Develop First Turnkey Natural Gas Truck Upfitted with Vacuum Body

PORTLAND, OR - Freightliner Trucks today announced that it has delivered the first turnkey natural gas truck upfitted with a vacuum body. Developed in collaboration with VAC-CON, the Freightliner Business Class M2 112V Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) truck will also be equipped with a CNG-powered auxiliary-mounted engine that powers the truck's water system.

LINE-X to be Profiled in 'World's Greatest!' Television Show

HUNTSVILLE, AL - LINE-X Protective Coatings has been chosen to be a part of the popular television series World's Greatest! The show will feature footage filmed on-site at LINE-X's Santa Ana, Calif., offices and will showcase how their constant product innovations make LINE-X one of the World's Greatest! companies.

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Waltco Lift Corp. Introduces New Heavy-Duty, Level Ride Flipaway Liftgate

TALLMADGE, OHIO - Walto Lift Corp. announces a new and improved heavy duty, level ride flipaway HLF liftgate model.

New Brochure Available on Versatile Kenworth T440

KIRKLAND, WA - Kenworth now offers a new brochure on its versatile Kenworth T440. The T440 fills a customer need for heavy-duty performance in more demanding medium-duty applications, such as regional haul, pickup and delivery, municipal and vocational.

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation's All-Electric Walk-In Van Spotlighted

GAFFNEY, SC - A trucking industry leader in sustainability, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) recently presented the new body styling of its plug-in MT-EV all-electric walk-in van (WIV) during the culmination event at National Odyssey Day.

Navistar Ships Approximately 17,000 Vehicles to U.S. and Canadian Customers

HUNSTVILLE, AL - At a facility tour for media at the company's Huntsville Engine Plant in Huntsville, Ala., Navistar International Corporation announced its success in delivering approximately 17,000 vehicles to U.S. and Canadian customers in the past quarter.

Propane Autogas Exclusion in U.S. Senate Bills a Disservice to National Energy Policy

LIVONIA, MI - Alternative-fuel vehicle technologies are everywhere and come in many different shapes and forms. Where these many different technologies are lacking a presence, however, is in a number of new pieces of legislation currently up for debate in the United States Senate.

Innovative Solution Customizes Delivery Vans to Help Edible Arrangements Go Green

WALLINGFORD, CT - Recently, leaders at Edible Arrangements were recognized by Thermo King, a business of Ingersoll Rand, for taking a bite out of fuel costs and pollution.

Ford Takes 2011 F-150 EcoBoost To Consumers In 60 Cities

DEARBORN, MI - The best way to understand the power and performance of the new 2011 Ford F-150 with the much-anticipated 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine is to experience it firsthand.

ARI Participates in CSX Service Day in Baltimore

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), a global provider of complex car and truck fleet solutions, proudly joined a group of 120 volunteers organized by CSX Transportation to help rehabilitate Solo Gibbs Park in Baltimore, Md.

Supreme Industries Reports Third-Quarter and Nine-Month 2010 Financial Results

GOSHEN, IN - Supreme Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles, including truck bodies, shuttle buses, and armored vehicles, announced financial results for its third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 25.

Sleep HealthCenters to Partner with Roadside Medical

BOSTON - Sleep HealthCenters has entered into an agreement with Roadside Medical Clinic + Lab to provide sleep medicine services as part of Roadside Medical's industry-leading Driver Wellness programs.

General Grabs the Construction Market with Wide Base

FORT MILL, SC - Captivating drivers of severe service vehicles, General Truck Tires has grabbed the market this month by introducing its first all-position wide base tire for NAFTA, the Grabber OA Wide Base in size 445/65R22.5.

Minimizer to Open New World Headquarters Early 2011

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Minimizer has experienced considerable growth during that past 25 years. The company recently announced the purchase of a 3-acre site with multiple buildings also located in Blooming Prairie that will house sales and administrative personnel.

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Matco Introduces Infinium Line Of Cordless Tools

STOW, OHIO - Matco Tools, a manufacturer of tools and equipment, introduces Infinium - a new line of cordless tools developed specifically for today's professional automotive technicians who require both power and portability to maximize their efficiency.

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Y-Lift Can Help Improve Productivity and Profitability

MADISON, IN - Rotary Lift's award-winning Y-Lift is now available as a general service model (Y12) to improve productivity and profitability throughout the shop.

Kinedyne Celebrates 20 Years of Manufacturing Excellence at Kansas Facility

LAWRENCE, KS - Kinedyne Corporation, a manufacturer of cargo control products, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the opening of its Lawrence, KS facility.

ATD Supports Fuel Economy Improvements, Concerned About Higher Truck Prices

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD) and owner of Kenwork Sales Company released a statement in regards to ATD's support of fuel economy improvements but expresses concern about higher truck prices.

FMCSA Supports TRALA by Ruling Against Credential Requirements

WASHINGTON - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted three petitions filed with it by the American Trucking Associations and strongly supported by TRALA.

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