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Campbell Named General Manager of Chevrolet

DETROIT - General Motors announced Dec. 9 that Jim Campbell has been named general manager - Chevrolet, effective immediately. In his previous assignment, Campbell was general manager of GM's Fleet and Commercial Operations.

Universal Aluminum Econo Truck Rack

Hauler Racks, Inc. Announces the New "UETR" Rack

MINNEAPOLIS - Hauler Racks announced its new, aggressively priced Universal Aluminum Econo Truck Rack.

The Reda Lock Guard helps protect "hockey puck" locks from the elements.

Reda Lock Guard Protects Locks from the Elements

CHICAGO - There is now a way of protecting your external Hockey Puck Padlocks from snow, ice, salt, and your basic road grime. These external locks are exposed to the elements of weather and freeze, rust, and jam up constantly. The Reda Lock Guard has solved these basic problems.

Navistar Receives Sustainability Award for Continued Efforts to Protect the Environment

MELROSE PARK, IL - Navistar's Melrose Park engine plant was recently honored with the prestigious Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award. This is the 14th time Navistar's Melrose Park engine plant has received the award.

Toyo Tires Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has received re-certification to the latest ISO 9001:2008 management system standards. The certificate acknowledges Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. for sales, warranty service and end user technical support.

Continental Holds 'Beat the Best' Fleet Fuel Workshop

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire North America, Inc. recently offered truck fleet customers the chance to go inside the complexities of fuel efficiency during a new event, the "Beat the Best" fuel savings workshop at its proving grounds in Uvalde, Texas.

Shown is a 2010 Ford F-150 XLT

F-150 Wins ALG Residual Value Award for Best Full-Size Pickup

LOS ANGELES - The 2010 Ford F-150 received the 2010 Residual Value Award in the Full-Size Pickup category from ALG.

National Truck Tonnage Dips Slightly, Says ATA

WASHINGTON - Truck tonnage declined less than one-half-percent in October, the last month for which tonnage numbers were available.

Volvo XC60 Wins 2010 International Truck of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES - The Volvo XC60 was named 2010 International Truck of the Year today by the International Car of the Year (ICOTY) jury.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Reinforces Environmental Commitment

MONTRÉAL, QC - Coca-Cola Bottling Company is expanding its fleet of hybrid-electric delivery trucks across Canada as part of its ongoing commitment to Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CRS).

Navistar and Modec Sign Joint Venture to Produce and Market All-Electric Truck

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced that one of its wholly owned affiliates has signed a joint venture agreement with Modec Limited of the United Kingdom to create the Navistar-Modec EV Alliance, LLC.

Large Quantity of Unused Trucks to be Sold by Ritchie Bros.

CHICAGO - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will be conducting a multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment and truck auction at its Chicago permanent auction site December 10, 2009 starting at 8:00 a.m.

GE Capital Fleet Services Hosts Environmental Performance Webinar: Medium & Heavy Truck Environmental Policy Update

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - GE Capital Fleet Services will host a webinar Tuesday, December 8, as part of an Environmental Performance webinar series, which will examine current trends in the truck fleet industry.

Truck Winter Driving Safety Lesson Available from DriverCare

TREVOSE, PA - The CEI Group, Inc. announced today the rollout of a new DriverCare Web-Based Training lesson that teaches heavy-duty truck drivers techniques for coping safely with the hazards of winter driving.

Hino Ranks Highest in Conventional Medium-Duty Truck Owners Customer Satisfaction Study

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - Fuel economy has improved considerably among 2007 model-year medium-duty engines, compared with 2006 model-year engines, driving an increase in owner satisfaction.

Flagship Saddle Box Delivers Enhanced Features

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL - ­ WEATHER GUARD Products flagship saddle box, the Model 127, kicked into high gear with a recent upgrade. The newly enhanced truck box delivers WEATHER GUARD quality with EXTREME PROTECTION security.

New Environmentally Safe Truck Wash Cleans Faster & Easier

SKOKIE, IL - The new environmentally safe Oil Eater wash is formulated to effectively remove grease, diesel, dirt, bird droppings and much more from trucks and heavy equipment.

Oilmen's Truck Tanks Completes Nation's First Tank Truck for DEF Delivery

SPARTANBURG, SC - After six months of research and development, the Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures certified Oilmen's Truck Tanks' proprietary DEF pumping system.

Minimizer Poly Fenders Perfect Match for Custom Rigs, Now Easier to Install

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Minimizer poly fenders are the perfect choice for protecting custom rigs. And they're easy to install using the Minimizer technical support team.

Spartan Motors Announces Agreement to Acquire Utilimaster Corporation

CHARLOTTE, MI - Spartan Motors, Inc. announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Utilimaster Corporation from John Hancock Life Insurance Company.

October Truck Numbers Point to Possible Pre-Buy

WASHINGTON - Truck sales jumped in October compared to the previous month, although they're still down from year-ago numbers.

Navistar Names New Lead for Company's Powertrain Product Development Organization

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced the appointment of Steve Ostarello to vice president of the company's powertrain product development organization.

Professional Drivers Offer Highway Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

WASHINGTON - This Thanksgiving, a record 40 million motorists are expected to take to the road. Additional motorists and winter road conditions can lead to dangerous situations, so a team of million mile accident-free drivers are helping to make our roads safer.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Celebrates 40th Anniversary in U.S.

FULLERTON, CA -Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) opened its doors in Los Angeles on November 24, 1969. Forty years later, after launching industry standard-setting tread designs, performance tires, and the world's first eco-conscious orange oil-infused tire, YTC remains at the forefront of tire innovation.

Old World Industries Bolsters North American BlueDEF Roll-out with Infrastructure Partner Agreements

NORTHBROOK, IL - Old World Industries, Inc. bolstered the North American roll-out of BlueDEF, its brand of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) through recent agreements with two leading infrastructure suppliers.





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