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EPA Awards $1.2M for Greener Trucks

NEW YORK - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.2 million to replace 51 older delivery trucks with diesel-electric hybrid trucks certified to the EPA's 2007 diesel standards.

Coca-Cola Deploys More Hybrid Trucks

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - The seven new hybrid-electric delivery trucks will be used on routes throughout Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, and Belen.

2010 Dodge Ram 3500 Chassis Cab

Dodge Announces Order Cutoff Date for 2010-MY Dodge Ram 3500/4500/5500

DETROIT - Dodge is reminding fleets the model-year for 2010 Dodge Ram 3500/4500/5500 Cab and Chassis models will be short, with an order cutoff date of Oct. 8th, due to the limited production window.

Detroit Diesel Applies for EPA Certification of 2010 Engines with BlueTec Emissions Control System

PORTLAND, OR - Detroit Diesel Corporation has filed applications with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resource Board (CARB) for 2010 certification of Detroit Diesel DD13 and DD15 engines with BlueTec emissions control systems.

Hino Trucks Expands Product Offering Through Strengthened Relationship with Fontaine Modification

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks and Fontaine Modification Company announced that Fontaine will open a dedicated modification center in Williamstown, W.V., to support Hino's West Virginia based truck assembly plant.

Voting Now Open for 2010 Fleet Car and Truck of the Year Awards

TORRANCE, CA - Online balloting is now open to award the 2010 Fleet Truck of the Year honors. Voting is open to all professional fleet managers whose fleet units include light-duty trucks. The ballot closes Oct. 15.

Mark Fields, president, The Americas, Ford Motor Company, introduced the 2011 Ford Super Duty to media at the 2009 State Fair of Texas.

2011 Ford Super Duty Boasts Refined Toughness on Exterior, More Interior Content & Comfort

DALLAS - The design team for the 2011 F-Series Super Duty knows what customers demand of Ford's hard-working pickup truck. The challenge is to deliver in new and exciting ways.

Volvo Trucks Showed Tomorrow's Vehicles at ITS in Stockholm

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - Volvo Trucks displayed several exciting next-generation projects at ITS, the world congress for intelligent transport systems and transport services in Stockholm Sept. 21-25.

Toyo Tires Rated #1 Overall Brand for Consumer and Commercial Tires

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tires has once again been rated the #1 Overall Brand for both consumer and commercial tires in Tire Review magazine's annual Tire Brand Study of North American Tire Dealers.

A.R.E. Outfits the Exterminator Pest Control Truck with Bedslide

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E. has outfitted its latest project truck - The A.R.E. Exterminator - with a BedSlide in their ongoing build up of the ultimate pest control work truck.

Shell Rotella Energized Protection Portfolio Leads New Initiative

Shell Lubricants unveiled its revamped Shell Rotella Energized Protection product portfolio, part of a bold initiative in brand positioning and marketing strategy for the brand of heavy-duty engine oil in the U.S.

New IntelliRoute TND 500 From Rand McNally Delivers Trucker Business Tools and Trucker-Tested Routing

SKOKIE, IL - Rand McNally, a leader in trucking industry navigation, announced the availability of the new IntelliRoute TND 500, the first truck navigation device built from the ground up for professional truck drivers.

Toyota Announces Pricing on Several 2010 Models

TORRANCE, CA - Pricing was announced for the all-new 2010 4Runner sport utility vehicle (SUV), Land Cruiser full-size SUV, Venza sedan, Prius hybrid, and Tacoma pickup truck.

Peach County Excited Over New Fire Trucks

FORT VALLEY, GA - Replacing 1982 and 1989 fire trucks, the new trucks have stirred up employee morale for the Peach County Fire Department.

Peterbilt Delivers U.S. House of Representatives’ First Hybrid Truck

WASHINGTON - The environmentally-friendly truck is slated to carry thousands of lbs. of furniture and office equipment on the Capitol Campus and throughout the Greater Washington, D.C. area.

Balloting to Open for Fleet 2010 Truck and Car of the Year

TORRANCE, CA - Online balloting will begin Friday, Sept. 25, for the 2010 Fleet Truck and Car of the Year.

Hino Trucks Names New Senior Vice President Sales & Customer Support

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) E. McDowell as senior vice president, sales & customer support. He succeeds Dominick (Nick) Vermet who will return to a position with a stakeholder of Hino Trucks.

Jasper Names Preferred Partners of 2008

JASPER, IN - Jasper Engines & Transmissions of Jasper, Indiana, has named its Preferred Partners of 2008. The recipients of the award are Enginetech Inc., Raytech-Allomatic Products, Elgin Industries, Grant Iron and Motors, Melling Automotive Products, Mahle-Clevite, and Sonnax Industries.

HTUF Brings Hybrid and Advanced Trucks to Atlanta for Major Industry Conference October 27-29

PASADENA, CA - CALSTART's Hybrid Truck Users Forum is bringing its 2009 HTUF National Conference and Ride and Drive to Atlanta October 27-29, 2009

Alliant Power Introduces New Products

MADISON, WI - Alliant Power has introduced a number of new products for Cummins engine owners as well as parts to their expanding product line for Ford truck owners.

Trucktruth.com v2.0 Launched to Offer Lift Truck News, Information and Advice

GREENVILLE, NC - Trucktruth.com, an online resource for lift truck manufacturers, buyers, operators ,and dealers, was recently re-launched with an updated appearance, improved navigation and a wider range of information.

Pace Edwards Releases Retractable Truck Bed Covers for 2009 Dodge Ram With Rambox Option

ELKHART, IN - Pace Edwards, a member company of Truck Accessories Group, LLC releases retractable truck bed cover line for 2009 Dodge Ram with the Rambox option.

Load'N'Go Powerbody

The Load'N'Go Powerbody Makes Debut

PHOENIX - Fleetwest Transferable Truck Bodies has released a new product for its Load'N'Go line, the Powerbody, the industry's first fully removable full size utility body.

XATA & Digi International Sign Partner Agreement

MINNEAPOLIS - XATA Corporation, a fleet operations optimization company, has signed a partner services agreement with Digi International.

A.R.E. Creates Pest Control Truck for 'Verminators' Host Mike Masterson

MASSILLON, OHIO - Mike Masterson, star of the hit TV show "Verminators" and CEO of ISOTECH Pest Management, Inc., relies on efficient equipment to help him perform his job properly.





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