Advertisement
The Number 1 Resource for Vocational Truck Fleets

Work Truck Online News

Puradyn Continues to Expand Business in the Oil and Gas Services Industry

BOYNTON BEACH, FL - Puradyn Filter Technologies Inc., continues to expand business with initial orders for more than 200 puraDYN bypass oil filtration systems from a major global land and offshore oil platform service contractor.

Pulltarps Mfg. Announce New Ultimate 5 Spring Enclosed Pivot Design for Automatic Arm Systems

EL, CAJON, CA - The Pulltarps Ultimate 5 Spring aluminum automatic arm kits are a new line of arm tarping systems. The Ultimate 5 Spring pivots are cast aluminum that fully enclose the five springs to protect them from the elements.

Central Hudson to Buy 8 Hybrid Trucks

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - Central Hudson has been awarded a $700,000 stimulus grant to defray the incremental costs of four hybrid and four plug-in electric hybrid line trucks for use in daily utility operations.

Transit Connect Becomes ‘Bike-Friendly’

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Company and Serotta Competition Bicycles have developed a high-tech mobile bicycle "fitting room" for the 2010 Ford Transit Connect, which will be toured across the country starting in early 2010.

New Ford Fleet Powertrain Rebate Available

DETROIT - For a limited time only, Ford is offering up to $300 in rebates for fleets that replace powertrain assemblies in-house.

First Inflatable Seat Belts to Debut on Ford Explorer

DEARBORN, MI - Ford will introduce inflatable rear seat belts on the next-generation Ford Explorer, which goes into production next year for the North American market. Over time, Ford plans to offer the technology in vehicles globally.

Goodyear to Drop Republic Brand, Boost Kelly

AKRON, OHIO - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is consolidating its brand offerings by dropping its Republic associate tire brand as of Jan. 1, 2010.

Ford & Azure Dynamics Team Up to Deliver Battery Electric Commercial Van in 2010

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Company announced that Azure Dynamics Corporation has joined in a collaborative effort to deliver a pure battery electric Ford Transit Connect van for the United States and Canadian markets in 2010.

Navistar & JAC to Explore Diesel Engine Joint Venture in China

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar, Inc. and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. ("JAC") will explore a potential engine joint venture to develop, build, and market advanced diesel engines for commercial vehicles in China.

Isuzu Commercial Truck Introduces Priority Service Maintenance Program

CERRITOS, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. introduced a Priority Service Maintenance Program that will guaranty preventive maintenance costs with fixed parts and labor expenses for three to six years depending on the term, mileage, and utilization.

(L-R) Dr. Joerg Zuern, head of Product Development Mercedes-Benz Trucks; Ted Kulongoski, Governor of Oregon; and Martin Daum, president & CEO Daimler Trucks North America.

Governor of Oregon Visits Daimler Headquarters to Learn about Alternative Drives for Commercial Vehicles

STUTTGART, GERMANY - Ted Kulongoski, governor of the U.S. state of Oregon, visited Daimler AG in Stuttgart as part of his European trip. One of the production locations of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is Portland, Ore.

C.R. England & Mobileye Announce 1,000th Installation of Vision-Based Driver-Assistance Technology in Trucking Fleet

LOS ANGELES - Global vision-based analytics pioneer Mobileye, Inc., and refrigerated trucking leader C.R. England announced the installation of the 1,000th AWS-4000 driving-assist product in C.R. England's fleet.

Man Restores Vintage 1957 Fleet Milk Truck

PORTSMOUTH, VA - A 1957 Milk Truck is restored to family-owned Badger Farm Creameries colors and shows to a surviving family member. Operating since 1877, Badger Farms closed its doors in 1970s.

Chicago's Mid-Town Petroleum Brings Air1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid to Local Fleets in Advance of 2010 Clean Air Act Mandates

CHICAGO - Mid-Town Petroleum announced an exclusive relationship with a leading diesel exhaust fluid solution - Air1 - thanks to its role as a member of Mansfield Oil's Delivery.

Ford Adds 34 Parts to Collision Truckload Program; Lowers Overall Repair Costs

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD) has refreshed the offerings on its popular Collision Parts Truckload Program.

Peterson Tunnel Light Line Adds Another Bright Spot

GRANDVIEW, MO - Peterson Manufacturing expanded its LED line of Tunnel Lights with the brilliant new 274 Series ‑ a 2-inch round, grommet-mounted accessory light for trucks and trailers.

Jasper Submersion Tank

JASPER Conducts Transmission Submersion Testing

JASPER, IN - Jasper Engines & Transmissions created a transmission submersion test to check assembled units for leaks before they are dynamometer tested.

Mohawk Introduces Medium-Duty Truck Lift

AMSTERDAM, NY - Mohawk's TP-16 is a clear floor above ground lift capable of raising medium duty vehicles up to 16,000 lbs.

Choice Environmental Converts to CNG

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Choice Environmental Services debuted its new compressed natural gas (CNG) refuse truck fueling station and fleet of natural gas trucks.

Frito-Lay Collisions Down 70%

PLANO, TEXAS - PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America has seen a 70-percent decline in collisions since 1999 through the Million Milers program and its extensive safety efforts.

Walmart Drivers Help Earn Money for High School

RED BLUFF, CA - The Walmart Foundation made a financial contribution to local schools for every accident-free mile its private fleet truck drivers drove during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

Transit Connect Helps ‘Green’ Ambius Fleet

BUFFALO GROVE, IL - Seeking a smaller overall vehicle package with the capacity and payload necessary to transport all sizes and scope of greenery, the interior landscape company recently bought a fleet of 70 Ford Transit Connect vans.

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

Honda to Launch New 2010 Accord Crossover

TORRANCE, CA - The all-new 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour crossover utility vehicle, set to debut Nov. 20, combines features of the Accord V-6 Sedan with increased cargo space and functionality.

Telematics to Boost Truck Fleet Efficiency & Safety

ATLANTA - According to a global study unveiled at the HTUF Conference this week, 71-percent of respondents believe technology will be one of the most important external forces impacting the industry in 2020.

TruGreen to Cut Maintenance Costs by 65%

MEMPHIS, TN - The national lawn care services provider is testing microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter on vehicles in efforts to reduce maintenance costs and emissions.





Sponsored by

Personal Navigation Device.

Read more