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Utilimaster Headquarters Relocating to Bristol, Ind.

CHARLOTTE, MI - Spartan Motors, Inc. announced that it will relocate Utilimaster Corporation's manufacturing operations, headquarters, and all supporting departments and functions, to Bristol, Ind., from the current location in Wakarusa, Ind.

(L-R) Wayne Ederer, Chevron; Robert Barrow, Sun Coast; Ryan Wilson, Sun Coast; Scott Fancher, Sun Coast; Kyle Lehne, Sun Coast.

Chevron Awards Sun Coast Resources Fully Loaded Package Delivery Truck

SAN RAMON, CA - Chevron Lubricants, maker of the Delo brand of engine oils, lubricants, and coolants, awarded Sun Coast Resources, a Houston-based petroleum distributor, a new package delivery truck in acknowledgment of its strong growth in 2011.

Green Truck Wash Could be Perpetual Energy System

GULFPORT, MS - What was intended to be just a green truck wash may have turned into the closest thing to a perpetual energy system the world has ever seen.

Bridgestone Forms Mining Tire Business Unit

NASHVILLE, TN - Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) has formed an integrated mining tire business unit and reorganized its Bridgestone Commercial Group.

MIT Study Says Electric Trucks Can Save Fleets Money

CAMBRIDGE, MA - Using electric vehicles can markedly lower the costs of a fleet of delivery trucks. Electric vehicles can cost 9-12 percent less to operate than trucks powered by diesel engines.

Ford Recalling 13,239 F-59 and F-53 Stripped Chassis Vehicles

WASHINGTON – Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 13,200 2011 model-year F-53 and F-59 stripped chassis vehicles manufactured from Feb. 1, 2010 through July 1, 2011 as well as 2012 model-year F-53 and F-59 stripped chassis vehicles manufactured from May 10, 2011 through Oct. 25, 2011.

PartsChannel, Inc. Receives NSF International Certification for Auto Parts Distribution

LOS ANGELES - PartsChannel, Inc. announced the company has received certification under NSF International's Automotive Collision Parts Distribution Program.

Bosch Launches New Technical Support Hotline

BROADVIEW, IL - To improve both communication and technical support, Bosch has launched a new technical support hotline number for all technical questions regarding Bosch Parts, Equipment and Services.

CEI to Feature Trucking Accident Management Services at ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council

TREVOSE, PA - The CEI Group, Inc. will be an exhibitor at the American Trucking Association's Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Tampa, Florida Feb. 20-23, sponsored by the ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council.

New Survey Gauges Industry Reaction to FMCSA Cell Phone Restrictions for Interstate Truck and Bus Drivers

RESTON, VA - The number of commercial fleet operators that have adopted written policies pertaining to employee use of cell phones while driving on-the-job has increased 31 percent in the past nine months.

ATA Asks Federal Court to Review Flawed Hours-of-Service Rule

ARLINGTON, VA - The American Trucking Associations filed a petition with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Feb. 14, asking the court to review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's recently published final rule changing the hours-of-service regulations for commercial truck drivers.

Minimizer Fenders Preferred by Construction Industry

Met-Con needed more protection for new end dump trailers they purchased. They used Minimizer fenders not only because of the durability and perfect fit but also because the installation process is so easy.

Mitchell 1 Launches New ProDemand Video Available Online at YouTube

POWAY, CA - Mitchell 1's video on its forthcoming ProDemand information product, now available for viewing on YouTube, shows the Mitchell 1 product management team discussing the many features and benefits of the new software program as well as the design thinking and user input that went into developing it.

Waste Pro Adds CNG Solid Waste Trucks to Fleet

CYNTHIANA, KY - E-Z Pack Manufacturing, a refuse truck body manufacturer for more than 60 years, announced that Waste Pro USA's first-ever compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste collection truck has rolled off E-Z Pack's assembly line and into the Atlanta market.

Pictured with the first of 60 Peterbilt LNG Model 388 Day Cabs that will be used by Green Energy Oilfield Services to provide vacuum and winch service to XTO Energy in the Freestone Play in Fairfield, Texas are (L-R) Ken Kirby, XTO Energy; Luke Bateman, Lone Star Investment Advisors; Keith Rand, Green Energy Oilfield Services; Roger Nevill, Green Energy Oilfield Services; Arthur Hollingsworth; Kent Kendall, Green Energy Oilfield Services; John McGuire, Lone Star Investment Advisors.

Green Energy Oilfield Services Builds Green Truck Fleet

SAN ANTONIO - Representatives from Rush Truck Centers in Austin and Waco, Texas participated in a review of the first of 60 Peterbilt Model 388 LNG (liquefied natural gas) trucks that will be delivered to Green Energy Oilfield Services, LLC.

Hino Trucks Honored at National Biodiesel Conference

NOVI, MI - During a ceremony at the National Biodiesel Conference in Orlando on Feb. 7, Hino Trucks was recognized by the National Biodiesel Board with the 2012 "Eye on Biodiesel Impact Award."

IRON Search Expands Its Reach Into Construction Market

FRANKLIN, TN - IRON Search, a marketplaces for buying and selling agricultural equipment online, announced its expansion into the construction market.

Clean Energy Opens LNG Fueling Station in Ohio to Support Truck Fleet

SEAL BEACH, CA - A new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling station built, owned, and operated by Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has opened in Seville, Ohio to support the expanding fleet of LNG trucks deployed by major contract freight carrier Dillon Transport serving Owens Corning.

American Truck Group & National Truck Funding to Provide 100,000 New Truck Driver Jobs

GULFPORT, MS - Sad as it may be, one of America's leading exports has become jobs. However, the trucking industry is different. By some reports, the trucking industry is suffering from a shortage of 200,000 drivers.

GMC U.S. Marketing Vice President Tony DiSalle unveils the 2013 GMC Acadia at the Chicago Auto Show Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in Chicago, Ill. The Acadia features a new exterior and the industry's first front center air bag system, created to protect drivers and front passengers in far-side impact crashes. (Photo by Tyler Mallory for GMC)

GM Unveils New 2013-MY GMC Acadia at Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO - The new 2013-MY GMC Acadia features a redesigned exterior and new safety features, including GM’s new front center airbag.

Nissan Unveils All-New NV200 Compact Cargo Van in Chicago

CHICAGO - Nissan is offering the van in two models, the Nissan NV200 S and Nissan NV200 SV. The van is powered by a four-cylinder engine and comes in five exterior colors and one interior color.

ARI to Implement SAP HANA to Reduce Fleet Report Processing Time

MT. LAUREL, NJ – ARI announced it is implementing the SAP HANA platform to slash processing time and substantially broaden the scope of fleet reporting.

AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service centers nationwide. It is the largest-ever order of CNG vehicles from General Motors.

AT&T Orders 1,200 CNG-powered Chevrolet Express Vans

DETROIT - AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service centers nationwide. It is the largest-ever order of CNG vehicles from General Motors.

PHH Arval Allies with FleetCor on New Fleet Program

SPARKS, MD - As part of a strategic alliance with FleetCor, PHH Arval will now offer a new corporate universal PHH MasterCard, powered by Comdata.

The team at Fontaine Modification's Charlotte, N.C., headquarters, Innovation Center and modification center recently passed 1,000 days without a lost time accident.

Fontaine Modification Celebrates 1,000 Day Safety Milestone

CHARLOTTE, NC - At Fontaine Modification's Charlotte headquarters, January 16 passed without incident - and that was cause for celebration. It was the facility's 1,000th day without a lost-time accident, and a significant achievement for the 58 employees who work there.


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