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A ZeroTruck model that Dow Kokam will supply the battery system for.

Dow Kokam, ZeroTruck Sign Agreement for Electric Medium Duty Trucks

MIDLAND, MI – Dow Kokam has agreed to supply advanced lithium-ion battery systems for electric Class 3-6 work vehicles made by ZeroTruck.

The line includes standard chassis designs for class 3 through class 5 — the Canter FE125, Canter FE160 and Canter FE180, but also extends to a 7-passenger crew cab model, the Canter FE160CC and the 4-wheel drive FG4X4.

Mitsubishi Fuso Introduces New Canter FE/FG Series Trucks

INDIANAPOLIS - The new lineup of 2012-model Mitsubishi Fuso cabovers come in five models, covering weight ratings from Class 3 through Class 5.

The propane autogas fuel system will be available for 2012 and later models of the Ford F-450 and F-550 truck series.

ROUSH Launches Ford F-450 / F-550 Propane Autogas Fuel System

INDIANAPOLIS - ROUSH launched its new system at the NTEA Work Truck Show. The propane autogas fuel system will be available for 2012 and later models of the Ford F-450 and F-550 truck series.

JASPER Holds “Strive to Thrive” Presentations in Buffalo & Boston

BOSTON - “Strive To Thrive” was designed by JASPER’s Customer Advisory Group to help independent garage owners (IGOs) grow and be more profitable.

Snap-On Double Rebates on Featured Tool Storage, Diagnostics Products

KENOSHA, WI – Snap-on’s “The Doubler” instant rebate program offers standard rebates on all Snap-on products and double rebates on purchases of featured Snap-on tool storage unit or diagnostic products.

All new truck models are powered by the Hino J05E Series engine. The 5-liter engine is rated at 210 hp and 440 lb. ft. of torque.

Hino Launches Four New Cab-Over-Engine Trucks

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks launched four new cab over engine (COE) trucks at NTEA.

Independent Test Shows Hino Trucks' 19.8% Fuel Efficiency Advantage

NOVI, MI – The 2011-MY Hino Truck model 268 (25,950 lbs. GVW) outperformed a competitor in fuel efficiency in a recent independent real-world test, according to Hino Truck.

2011 HTUF National Conference

PASADENA, CA - The HTUF National Conference 2011 is the largest hybrid and high efficiency commercial vehicle event in North America.

The parallel system, designed for Class 6, 7, and 8 vocational trucks, is the latest version of the company’s HybriDrive green propulsion system.

BAE Systems Launches Hybridrive Parallel Propulsion System

JOHNSON CITY, NY - The HybriDrive parallel system is designed to address the needs of vehicles with duty cycles that require higher operating speeds and less frequent stops.

CNG Conversion Kit Certified for Dodge Ram 1500

CLEVELAND - NatGasCar LLC has received EPA certification for its Ecowise compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle conversion system for Dodge Ram 1500 trucks equipped with the 4.7L V8 engine.

Chrysler said its new 2012 Ram Cargo Van benefits from the exterior redesign given to Chrysler Group’s passenger minivans.

Ram Truck Unveils 2012 Cargo Van

INDIANAPOLIS - The Ram Cargo Van will replace the Dodge Grand Caravan C/V in the Chrysler Group’s product lineup. It also provides a 20-gallon fuel tank and gets 25 mpg highway.

BAF Technologies Launches New Line of Bi-Fuel Ford Vans & Pickups

DALLAS, TEXAS - Set for availability in May 2011, the new BAF offering includes bi-fuel Ford E-250/350 vans and F-250/350 pick-up trucks.

The E-series passenger and cargo vans join ROUSH CleanTech’s existing lineup of vehicles, including Ford F-250 and F-350 propane autogas pickup trucks (CARB certified last year), and the E-450 cutaway van, (CARB certified last month).

ROUSH Ford E-Series Vans CARB Certified

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MI - ROUSH CleanTech announced that CARB has certified its fuel system for Ford E-Series passenger and cargo vans.

Yokohama to Raise Prices 8% on April 1

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corp. will implement a price increase on all of its light and medium commercial truck tires in the United States effective April 1, 2011.

ARI’s Hoysgaard to Speak at NRECA’s TechAdvantage Conference

MT LAUREL, NJ - ARI's Hoysgaard will be presenting, “Improving Management of In-house and Outsourced Fleet Maintenance Management.”

'Next Generation' Program for Truck Dealers to Launch at ATD Convention

McLEAN, VA - The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced a new program today aimed at developing the next wave of medium- and heavy-duty truck dealers to effectively run their own businesses.

Wright Express Announces New Mobile Fuel Site Locator Application

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME - Wright Express, a global provider of business payment processing and information management solutions, announced the release of its new mobile fuel site locator application.

TomTom & Beacon Software Team to Help Towing Fleets

CONCORD, MA - TomTom and Beacon Software have partnered to help towing fleet operators improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase control of drivers and equipment.

Knaack LLC Announces Photo/Video Promotion

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL - Knaack LLC is announcing their new Photo/Video promotion that is running exclusively on Facebook.

Tommy Gate Company Creates New Key Accounts Position

WOODBINE, IOWA - Tommy Gate Company has welcomed Ron Truitt as the newest member of its sales force.

Terex APW Names Saxelby VP of North American Sales


OPEC's oil price basket trend from Jan. 2010 to Jan. 2011.

Gas Prices Hit $3.31 Average Due to Middle East Unrest

TORRANCE, CA – Oil and gas prices are on the rise, caused by fears of supply disruption due to unrest in the Middle East. OPEC has informally agreed to increase output to allay supply concerns.

ATC has assessed the damage to the company's 70,000 sq. ft. main production building and it appears to be a total loss.

Fire Breaks Out in ATC Truck Cover Plant, Destroys 1 Building

GARNETT, KS - On Feb. 8, ATC Truck Covers, a fiberglass truck cap and tonneau cover manufacturer in Garnett, Kan., had a fire start in one of its four buildings around 1 a.m. No one was injured and plans are in place for continued service.

ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Ford E-450 Cutaways Receive CARB Approval

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MI - ROUSH CleanTech's brand new propane autogas fuel system for Ford E-450 cutaway vans has received certification by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) for sale in all 50 states.

Yokohama to Adjust Prices on All Consumer Tires March 1

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation announced it will increase prices by up to 8 percent on all of its consumer tires, which include passenger, performance, and light truck tires.


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