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Fresenius Medical Care Deploys Mobile Generator Truck

CHICAGO - The mobile truck will be deployed to dialysis clinics in the Chicago area and keep them running during a power outage.

Andax Industries Launches New Distributor Web site for Hardigg Storm Cases

Storm Cases come in a full line of sizes for any equipment - from digital cameras and lenses, medical equipment, electronics and computers to guns, tactical, and military equipment.

Furniture Brands Int’l Outsources N.C. Trucking Operations

ST. LOUIS - Furniture Brands International is consolidating with Montana-based Watkins Shepard Trucking in an attempt to be more economical and efficient with its shipping operations.

OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course Now Mandatory in Seven States

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - Seven states now have laws on the books that require construction workers to complete the OSHA 10-hour construction safety training course before they can work on certain construction projects.

Michelin Supports Tire Fuel Efficiency Ratings

GREENVILLE, SC - Michelin North America Inc. has filed comments with the NHTSA in support of the agency's proposed tire fuel efficiency consumer information program, which is in the rulemaking phase.

NYC Fleet Gets Greener with Hybrid Trucks

NEW YORK CITY - New York City put its first medium-duty diesel-electric hybrid truck, the Kenworth T370 hybrid, into service this past spring.

Penske Truck Leasing to Sell Used Trucks on eBay Motors

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing announced the availability of direct-to-consumer used commercial truck sales through eBay Motors.

Detroit Diesel BlueTec SCR Tests 25 Million Miles

DALLAS - During panel discussions held at the Great American Truck Show in Dallas, Detroit Diesel Corp. announced its BlueTec emissions technology completed 25 million miles of testing ahead of schedule.

P&R Paper Reduces Carbon Footprint with T370 Hybrid

REDLANDS, CA - P&R Paper Supply has introduced "Earth Line" products and a new hybrid truck.

N.A. Commercial Vehicle Market Hints Improvement

COLUMBUS, IN - Class 5-7 commercial vehicle net orders for July 2009 were off 51 percent from 2008, influenced by the cancellation of orders due to General Motors exit from the segment.

DTNA Wins Telematics Service and Application Award

PORTLAND, OR - Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) was awarded the Best Telematics Service & Application for Commercial Vehicles award by Telematics Update for its new RunSmart Predictive Cruise system.

Navistar Engine Group Receives GM Award

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar Engine Group has been awarded the 2008 General Motors Supplier Merit Award for Outstanding Power Train and excellent performance in quality, service, technology, and price.

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Valence Powers World's Largest Electric Truck

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Valence Technology customer Tanfield Group handed over six Smith Newton trucks to six leading U.S. brands.

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Cole Hersee Introduces Low Voltage Disconnect Switch

SOUTH BOSTON, MA - Cole Hersee has introduced its SureStart Low Voltage Disconnect (LVD) Switch 48513, which electronically senses battery voltage and conserves starting power by disconnecting non-critical loads

Silver Eagle Improves Performance with Pocket Dossier

BURLINGTON, NJ - Silver Eagle Distributors has improved fleet maintenance efficiency with Pocket Dossier from Arsenault Associates.

Minimizer Announces Axle Product Design Enhancements

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Seeking to improve and streamline Minimizer's family of poly truck fender products, the company has made design enhancements to the MIN2200 "TT Twin."

Con-way Freight Driver Earns Top Safety Award

PITTSBURGH - Dale Duncan, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in San Diego, Calif., was named the 2009 National Truck Driving Grand Champion.

The 10 FedEx finalists in the National Truck Driving Championships were: (l-r) Don Logan, Troy Swenson, Brian Clark, Brent Glasenapp, Joe LeBlanc, Nick Paradiso, Jon Hume, Joe Mangiaracino, David Thompson, and Mark McLean. (Photo: Business Wire)

FedEx Truck Drivers Honored for Safe Driving

MEMPHIS, TN - A total of eleven FedEx Corp. drivers were recently honored at the 2009 National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh.

New Trucks Added to WV State Fleet

CHARLESTON, WV - West Virginia's state transportation department fleet will add 40 heavy-duty Hino Motors trucks to its fleet.

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Small Business Fleets Invest in Transit Connect

DETROIT - Ford says small business owners are reacting positively and decisively to Transit Connect vehicles arriving at Ford dealerships nationwide.

GM Working on Medium-Duty Truck Agreement

DETROIT - General Motors said it is working on a new agreement for medium-duty truck dealers that will allow them to continue to provide warranty, maintenance, and repair services.

Navistar First OEM to Reach 5 Million Hybrid Miles

WARRENVILLE, IL - The number of owners and operators of Navistar's hybrid-powered commercial vehicles is growing as hybrid trucks and buses become increasingly attractive to businesses looking to "green" their fleets and improve fuel economy.

Stimulus Funding to Assist Eaton in Deployment of Commercial Hybrid Vehicles

CLEVELAND - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced its truck and electrical businesses will support a $45.4 million grant to produce plug-in hybrid electric power systems for 378 vehicles.

Domestic Trucks Remain Cornerstone of Strength & Import Truck Consideration Declines

IRVINE, CA - Kelley Blue Book announced the results of the second-quarter 2009 Brand Watch study by Kelley Blue Book Market Intelligence, detailing consumers' perceptions of truck brands and factors of importance when new-truck shopping.

Detroit Diesel Delivers 15,000th DD15 Engine to Old Dominion Freight Line

REDFORD, MI - Detroit Diesel announced it has delivered its 15,000th DD15 engine to Old Dominion Freight Line.

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