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Oilmen's Truck Tanks Completes Nation's First Tank Truck for DEF Delivery

SPARTANBURG, SC - After six months of research and development, the Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures certified Oilmen's Truck Tanks' proprietary DEF pumping system.

Minimizer Poly Fenders Perfect Match for Custom Rigs, Now Easier to Install

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Minimizer poly fenders are the perfect choice for protecting custom rigs. And they're easy to install using the Minimizer technical support team.

Spartan Motors Announces Agreement to Acquire Utilimaster Corporation

CHARLOTTE, MI - Spartan Motors, Inc. announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Utilimaster Corporation from John Hancock Life Insurance Company.

October Truck Numbers Point to Possible Pre-Buy

WASHINGTON - Truck sales jumped in October compared to the previous month, although they're still down from year-ago numbers.

Navistar Names New Lead for Company's Powertrain Product Development Organization

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced the appointment of Steve Ostarello to vice president of the company's powertrain product development organization.

Professional Drivers Offer Highway Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

WASHINGTON - This Thanksgiving, a record 40 million motorists are expected to take to the road. Additional motorists and winter road conditions can lead to dangerous situations, so a team of million mile accident-free drivers are helping to make our roads safer.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Celebrates 40th Anniversary in U.S.

FULLERTON, CA -Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) opened its doors in Los Angeles on November 24, 1969. Forty years later, after launching industry standard-setting tread designs, performance tires, and the world's first eco-conscious orange oil-infused tire, YTC remains at the forefront of tire innovation.

Old World Industries Bolsters North American BlueDEF Roll-out with Infrastructure Partner Agreements

NORTHBROOK, IL - Old World Industries, Inc. bolstered the North American roll-out of BlueDEF, its brand of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) through recent agreements with two leading infrastructure suppliers.

Fleet Managers: Learn How to Go Green to Save Green at the Green Truck Summit 2010

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Jack Roush, chairman of Roush Enterprises and CEO/co-owner of NASCAR team Roush Fenway Racing, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Green Truck Summit 2010, March 9-10.

Volvo Trucks Delivers First EPA2010-certified Trucks to Talon Logistics Inc.

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Talon Logistics, Inc. USA, took delivery of its first EPA 2010-certified trucks from Volvo Trucks in North America Nov. 17, with two more delivered since.

Delmar Grows its Professional Truck Technician Training Series with Two New Online Courses

CLIFTON PARK, NY - Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, announced the availability of Diesel Engines and Drive Train, two new online courses in the Professional Truck Technician Training Series for professional technicians.

Rand McNally's IntelliRoute TND 500 Honored with CES 2010 Innovations Award

NEW YORK - Rand McNally announced its IntelliRoute TND 500 has been recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association for excellence in design and technology with a 2010 CES Innovations Award as well as the "Best of Innovations" honor for In-Vehicle Navigation.

Rhino Linings Corporation Adds New Product to Its Family of Bed Liner Products

SAN DIEGO - Rhino Linings Corporation, a global leader in protective linings, introduces its newest product, Rhino Extreme lining, to its family of truck bed linings solutions.

Tim Confer named Omaha Standard-Palfinger Regional Sales Manager

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA - Tim Confer has been named Regional Manager for Omaha Standard taking on responsibilities for distributor development and territory management activities within the southeastern region.

Atlantic County Utilities Authority Transitioning to CNG

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA) is working with Clean Energy Fuels on a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel station to support its growing fleet of CNG refuse trucks, as well municipal and private CNG fleet vehicles in the area.

AT&T to Help United Road Services Boost Efficiency

ROMULUS, MI - AT&T recently announced a five-year, $2.6 million contract for wireless services and applications to United Road Services, Inc.

James Named TRALA President & CEO

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Serving as acting president and chief executive officer for the Truck Rental and Leasing Association (TRALA) since July, Thomas James has been unanimously chosen by the Board of Directors for the role.

Free Webinar: Tips for Effectively Managing Your Fleet

TORRANCE, CA - A free Web seminar providing strategies on how to effectively manage your fleet will be available on Thursday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST).

Kraft Foods Cuts More Than 50 Million Truck Miles

NORTHFIELD, IL - Since 2005, Kraft Foods' sustainability projects have saved the company more than 50 million miles in its global transportation and distribution network.

U.S. Foodservice-Atlanta Begins Fueling Fleet With Biodiesel

FAIRBURN, GA - U.S. Foodservice-Atlanta has become the first major foodservice distributor in Georgia to run its entire delivery fleet on biodiesel fuel.

Waste Management & Linde Partner on LNG

HOUSTON and MURRAY HILL, NJ - Waste Management, Inc., and Linde North America announced that their joint venture company has begun producing clean, renewable vehicle fuel at its facility located at the Altamont Landfill near Livermore, California.

Smith Electric Vehicles Announces Senior Management Team

KANSAS CITY, MO - Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. announced changes to its senior management team, including Kevin Kelly as CFO.

Continental Improves Regional Tire for P&D Service

FORT MILL, SC - Responding to customer requests for a more rugged regional truck tire, Continental Tire North America, Inc. announced it has enhanced its HSR1 tire's performance capabilities for pick-up and delivery applications.

SOMS Technologies Announces Pilot Program With TruGreen

VALHALLA, NY - SOMS Technologies, LLC, developer and manufacturer of the microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter, has announced that a pilot testing program is well underway with TruGreen.

New E-Line Saddle Box Offers Exceptional Features and Value

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL ­ -­ Knaack L.L.C. and WEATHER GUARD Products announced the introduction of the new E-Line Model 143 Saddle Box at the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) annual tradeshow in Atlanta.


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