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Bucket Truck Crash Kills 3, Severely Injures Telecom Worker

Police say that it's likely the driver of an SUV who hit a bucket truck in an alley had experienced a medical emergency while driving.

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Toys 'R' Us Logistics Director Arrested for Fleet Card Fraud

Federal agents arrested a former Toys "R" Us logistics director at his New Jersey home on March 22 for allegedly stealing nearly $2 million from the company with its fleet cards.

Photo courtesy of Terex. A previous Terex Hands-On Training event.

Terex Hands-On Training Event Full for 2016

The August training event is already full. Any new requests for the 2016 hands-on training will be added to a wait list.

Video Safety Tip: Lane Changes

AAA and State Farm offer advice on how to make safe lane changes.

Agreement Reached to Build CNG Fueling Stations in Florida

Waste Pro USA has awarded Clean Energy Fuels Corp. a construction agreement to design and build compressed natural gas (CNG) stations at its Sanford, Fla., and Sarasota, Fla., properties.

V8 gasoline-powered TITAN XD. Photo: Nissan

Nissan Announces Pricing for Gasoline TITAN XD

Nissan announced pricing for the new 2016 V-8 gasoline engine-equipped TITAN XD crew cab models. It has starting manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $35,290 for the base trim.

Enterprise Fleet Management Named to Elite 100 List

Enterprise Fleet Management has been named a finalist in this year's InformationWeek "Elite 100," the company announced.

Photo of 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk courtesy of FCA US.

Jeep Adds Two Grand Cherokee Models for 2017

FCA's Jeep unit will roll out two more Grand Cherokee models, including the Trailhawk and Summit, for 2017. The two models appeared at the New York International Auto Show, and will arrive at dealer lots in late summer.

Photo courtesy of LeasePlan.

Investor Group Closes Acquisition of LeasePlan NV

Investor consortium LP Group BV has completed its acquisition of LeasePlan NV for $4.05 billion (3.7 billion euro), the fleet management company has announced.

Centuri Construction Selects Chevin Fleet Solutions

Fleet management software provider Chevin Fleet Solutions has been selected to provide its enterprise fleet management information system FleetWave to Centuri Construction Group.

Class 8 Truck Market Flat, Medium-Duty Poised for Steady Growth

Class 8 truck orders in February were down 42% year-over-year while medium–duty orders were at the highest level in over a year.

Benefits of Wheel Alignment

Proper wheel alignment is extremely important to protect tire investment and tire life, maximize fuel economy, and stop safely in all weather conditions.

Economic Watch: Manufacturing Subdued but Growing, Home Sales Fizzle

The first reading on the U.S. manufacturing sector for this month shows a slight uptick in activity, but growth remains weak as it has since the start of the year, and existing home sales slumped.

Wolfgang Bernhard speaking on connected trucks. Photo: Daimler AG

Daimler Blueprints the Connected Truck

Daimler Trucks sees connectivity as the means to leverage the data generated and shared by trucks to radically transform transportation logistics. Executive Editor David Cullen has more on the truck maker's connected vision, reporting from Dusseldorf, Germany.

Daimler Trucks Receives Quality Award from Mexico

The Daimler Santiago Truck Manufacturing Plant in Santiago Tianguistenco, in the State of Mexico, was presented with the 2015 Mexico National Quality Award.

Diesel Fuel Prices Continue to Trend Upward

The average price of diesel fuel increased last week, pushed upward by a rebounding crude oil market.

Photo of 2016 F-650 courtesy of Ford.

EPA Certifies Landi Renzo's CNG F-650/F-750, Stripped Chassis

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Landi Renzo to produce a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) version of Ford's 2016 model year F-650 and F-750, as well as Ford's F-53 and F-59 stripped chassis models.

Video Tip: Using Turn Signals Consistently

The Iowa Department of Transportation offers advice that may help some fleet drivers break the lazy habit of neglecting to use turn indicators when they're needed.


Fleet Advantage Hires Business Development Exec

Fleet Advantage has added Trip O'Neil as senior vice president of business development to its leadership team, the fleet management company has announced.

Truck and Van News: Sprinter Recalls, Silverado Tow-Prep Package

Among the top stories in truck and van news, more than 2,000 Sprinter vans are being recalled due to overloading risk.

Image courtesy of NHTSA.

Terex Recalls Aerial Devices for Platform Tilting Risk

The recall covers 465 utility truck aerial devices manufactured from June 18, 2008, to Sept. 28, 2015.

Photo: Mack

Mack Recalls Trucks For Driveshaft, Steering Issues

Mack Trucks is recalling certain Granite, LR Pinnacle, TerraPro and Titan trucks for a driveshaft issue and separately a steering shaft issue.

The 2015 Fleet Safety Award winner, Chad Fay of Centuri Construction Group, accepts the award from Pam Sederholm, executive director of AALA. Photo by Chris Wolski

Call for 2016 Fleet Safety Award Nominations

The organizers of the 2016 Fleet Safety Conference are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Fleet Safety Award.

Photo courtesy of TruStar Energy

TruStar to Build UPS CNG Fueling Stations

UPS has awarded a contract to TruStar Energy to build and maintain 12 new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations for the delivery company, TruStar has announced.

NTEA Presents 2016 Fleet Purchasing Outlook

NTEA released the 2016 Fleet Purchasing Outlook, which monitors and evaluates vocational fleet acquisition activity.

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