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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.

RMA Says 2009 Tire Shipments to Drop 16%

WASHINGTON -The drop is a result of a nearly 45-percent decline in OEM passenger tires and an almost 43-percent drop in OEM commercial truck tires.

Social Networking Sites and Fleet - Do They Connect?

TORRANCE, CA - The current buzz is "social networking," online communities of people who share interests and/or activities. Encouraging people around the world to communicate, network, and share information, social networking has taken quite a hold.

Navistar Announces 2010 Emissions Pricing on International Trucks

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar has announced 2010-compliant MaxxForce Advanced EGR engine technology will increase International truck prices $6,000-$8,000, depending on engine model.

Smith Delivers First Electric Truck for Major U.S. Corporations

GLENDALE, AZ - Four major US corporations and two utility companies took delivery of the Smith Newton, the largest road-going electric truck in North America.

ATA Supports Ban on Text Messaging to Improve Highway Safety

ARLINGTON, VA - The American Trucking Associations strongly supports the safety objectives in new legislation that encourages states to ban texting while operating a motor vehicle.

PacLease Continues U.S. Location Growth - Adds Two New Locations to Serve Iowa

BELLEVUE, WA - PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) continues its expansion with the announcement of two new locations in Cedar Rapids and Davenport, Iowa.

Kenworth Earns 2009 J.D. Power and Associates Customer Satisfaction Awards

KIRKLAND, WA - Kenworth Truck Company achieved the highest ranking in customer satisfaction among Class 8 truck owners in the Over the Road, Pickup and Delivery (P&D), and Dealer Service segments.





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