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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.

A.R.E. Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Golden Cap Giveaway

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E., a truck cap and tonneau cover designer and manufacturer, has launched the "Golden Cap Giveaway" promotion in celebration of its 40th anniversary.

Hyster Company Spotlights Lift Truck Cold Storage Capabilities

GREENVILLE, NC - Hyster Company, a lift truck designer and manufacturer in North America, now offers a brochure showcasing the cold storage features and capabilities of their wide range of lift trucks.

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All-New 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

BORREGO SPRINGS, CA - Preparing to blaze new trails, the all-new 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is ready for the most challenging desert adventures.

SPAL USA Releases 2009-2010 Aftermarket Fan & Accessory Catalog

ANKENY, IOWA - SPAL USA has introduced its 2009-2010 aftermarket fan and accessory catalog showcasing quality products for a variety of industries, including the agricultural, automotive, bus, construction, industrial, off-highway, and truck markets.

College Scholarships Awarded by Kinedyne

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Kinedyne Corporation has concluded its first annual Kinedyne Cares College Scholarship Program with $2,500 awards to two students.

ZAP Electric Trucks Added to FAA Fleet

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has placed an initial order for seven Zaptruck XL 100-percent plug-in electric trucks.

Detroit Diesel & Cummins Announce Pricing for EPA 2010 Standards

PORTLAND, OR - Daimler Trucks North America announced pricing for meeting EPA2010 standards with its Detroit Diesel BlueTec or Cummins mid-range engine emissions technologies.

Hino Trucks Conducts National Service Skills Competition

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks held its first-ever National Service Skills Competition which brings together Hino dealer service technicians from across the country that achieved Master Elite Technician designation and puts them head-to-head against each other.

Last Chance to Nominate 'Green Fleet Leaders'

TORRANCE, CA - Automotive Fleet and Government Fleet magazine want to honor fleet managers with the first annual "Fleet Environmental Leadership" Awards. August 17 is the last day to submit nominations.

CALSTART Member Companies Secure Nearly $200 Million for Projects in Advanced Clean Transportation Technologies

PASADENA, CA - CALSTART, the nation's leading clean transportation technologies consortium, applauded five member organizations for successfully securing $192.5 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding aimed at accelerating the clean transportation market.

microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter Drives SMARTfleet Solutions' Green Fleet Conversion Program

VALHALLA, NY - SOMS Technologies, LLC, developer and manufacturer of the microGree Extended Performance Oil Filter, announced an agreement with Florida-based Green Gas Laboratories, LLC to add the microGreen filter to the company's "green" fleet conversion business.

Continental Exceeds SmartWay Transport Partnership Goal

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire North America, Inc. has officially exceeded its goal of increased compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership in only its first year of participation.

President Obama Lauds Navistar for Advancing Clean Vehicle Technologies

WAKARUSA, IN - Hundreds of Navistar employees welcomed President Barack Obama to its Wakarusa, Ind., manufacturing facility to celebrate the award of a $39 million federal grant to develop and build all-electric delivery vehicles and bring jobs to the Elkhart County, Ind., communities.

PACCAR Customer Center Celebrates 10 Years of Rapid Roadside Service to Keep Fleets on the Road

RENTON, WA - For 10 years, PACCAR Customer Center specialists have provided truck and fleet operators rapid roadside assistance through Kenworth PremierCare, Peterbilt TruckCare, and PacLease PacCentral roadside assistance services.

Fleet Trucks Don't Have To Be Drab

LIVONIA, MI - Just because a truck is intended to be used by fleets, there is no rule that says it has to have a dull, commercial appearance.

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