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9 Commercial Trucks Nominated for National Award by ATD

McLEAN, VA - The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced today the nominees for a national award that recognizes the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories.

Higher Tire Prices Forecast for 2012

TORRANCE, CA - The multiple price increases for replacement tires occurring year-to-date for calendar-year 2011 point to more increases on the horizon. Most tire industry experts foresee tire price hikes continuing for the balance of this calendar-year.

Mitchell 1's Manager/ManagerPlus Named O'Reilly Auto Parts Preferred Management System

Mitchell 1 announces its Manager/ManagerPlus shop management software for the automotive repair industry was recently named the preferred management system of choice by O'Reilly Auto Parts.

Waltco Names New Terrirtory Sales Representative

Waltco Lift Corp. has named Adam Hughes to the position of Territory Sales Representative as part of our West Coast sales team.

Chevin Website Gets Complete Overhaul

Chevin Fleet Solutions has this month launched its new corporate website in order to better reflect the company's advanced capabilities and provide users with a smoother journey through the site.

FMCSA Declares Maryland Trucking Company 'Imminent Hazard to the Public'

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Maryland-based Gunthers Transport, LLC an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered the trucking company to immediately cease all transportation services.

Smith Electric Vehicles to Build All-Electric Trucks in NYC

KANSAS CITY, MO - Smith Electric Vehicles Corp., announced that the company will expand its U.S. operations by adding a manufacturing facility in New York State, creating up to 100 new direct local jobs.

The Grilled Cheese Truck

Nissan Serves Up a 'Taste of Innovation' with Food Truck Concepts

FRANKLIN, TN - The Grilled Cheese Truck and Coolhaus truck are teaming with Nissan to combine their innovative takes on two food classics - grilled cheese sandwiches and ice cream sandwiches - with a pair of custom-outfitted Nissan NV vans.

FedEx Orders Composite Reach Commercial Vans From Isuzu and Utilimaster

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. and Utilimaster Corporation announced that FedEx Express has placed a large order for the all-new Reach commercial walk-in van.

Auto Truck Group is Awarded Toyota Ship Thru

BARTLETT, IL - Auto Truck Group, through it's Fort Worth, Texas facility, has been awarded ship thru for Toyota Tundra and Tacoma.

ROUSH CleanTech Helps Clean Air at Wisconsin Airport

LIVONIA, MI - GO Riteway, Wisconsin's premier airport transportation provider, is operating 21 ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-350 vans fueled by propane autogas to serve as ground transportation vehicles for the General Mitchell International Airport.

Yokohama Tire Corporation's Latest 'Tire Tips' Video Focuses on Fuel Efficiency

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation's educational video series - "Tire Tips" - is back with a new installment focusing on fuel efficiency.

FleetSafer Vision Measures Truckers' Use of Cell Phones While Driving On-the-job

RESTON, VA - ZoomSafer, a provider of enterprise software to promote safe and legal use of cell phones while driving, announced the latest release of its FleetSafer Vision distracted driving solution.

Truck Blue Book Wins Inaugural Used Truck Association Vendor of the Year Award

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - The Used Truck Association presented its inaugural vendor of the year award to The Truck Blue Book.

Commercial Vehicle Market Led by Class 3 Vehicle Growth; Diesel Continues to Dominate

SOUTHFIELD, MI - New commercial vehicle registrations (Gross Vehicle Weight 3-8) in the U.S. are set to reach 440,000 units for the 2011 calendar-year, an increase of 17.6 percent over 2010 calendar-year and a 33-percent uptick from 2009.

Republic Services Invests $5M in CNG Station & Fleet

COMMERCE CITY, CO - Republic Services, the nation's second-largest waste and recycling company, recently celebrated the opening of its new Clean Energy-built CNG refueling facility in Commerce City, Colo.

Bobcat Company Announces Price Increase Effective Dec. 1

WEST FARGO, ND - Models scheduled to become 2012 Interim Tier 4 (iT4) compliant will increase in price by 5.25% on Dec. 1.

EIA Short-Term Forecast Projects Lower Gas and Diesel Prices in 2012

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Energy Information Administration issued its short-term energy outlook earlier this week, projecting the price of oil, gasoline, and diesel through the end of the year and into next year.

Wright Express Unveils Pump Shut-Off Feature

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME - Wright Express approves fuel transactions up to the maximum dollar amount the customer has defined for the card in use, and then the pump is closed for that individual transaction.

Navistar to Install IntelliRoute TND GPS in International Trucks

SKOKIE, IL - Rand McNally and Navistar, Inc. have reached an agreement to make Rand McNally's IntelliRoute TND truck GPS units available as an in-dash option in International trucks starting next year.

Nissan NV3500 HD Passenger Van

Nissan NV Passenger Van Gets Enhanced

FRANKLIN, TN - Just one year after its entry into the commercial vehicle business in North America with the Nissan NV commercial van series, Nissan is expanding the lineup with the debut in spring 2012 of a new NV3500 HD Passenger Van.

<br />Scott Perry, vice president, supply management, fleet management solutions for Ryder Logistics &amp;amp; Transportation Services Worldwide cuts the ribbon on Daimler Trucks North America 1,000th natural gas truck.

DTNA Celebrates 1,000th Natural Gas Truck

ANAHEIM, CA - Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the delivery of its 1000th natural gas truck and is the first commercial vehicle manufacturer to achieve such a milestone.

Dr. Andreas Esser

Esser Becomes Manager of Continental Commercial Vehicle Tires

HANOVER, GERMANY - On January 1, 2012, Dr. Andreas Esser will take over management of the Commercial Vehicle Tires business unit, which was organizationally integrated into the Tires division on August 1, at Continental in Hanover.

A screenshot of Ford&#39;s new site for the Super Duty.

Ford Creates Tradesman-Focused Website for Super Duty

DEARBORN, MI – Ford created a new site, “We Own Work,” that features videos, testimonials, and statistics on industry use of Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks.

Waste Management Contracts with Clean Energy for CNG Stations

SEAL BEACH, CA - Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has signed an agreement with national refuse company Waste Management to provide maintenance and repair services for its compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations throughout the United States.


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