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Freightliner Business Class M2 112

Freightliner Introduces its First Natural Gas Truck

PORTLAND, OR - The Freightliner Business Class M2 112 NG is powered by the Cummins Westport ISL G.

Mack Recalls 10,300 Heavy Trucks

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Mack Trucks Inc. is recalling 10,300 MY 2004-2005 heavy trucks equipped with axle beams manufactured by Bharat Forge.

Study Shows Dramatic Reductions in Diesel Engine Emissions

WASHINGTON - A new study shows that clean diesel technologies in engines manufactured beginning in 2007 not only reduced certain emissions by 90 percent over 2004 models, but far exceeded expectations in their performance in cleaning up the nation's air quality.

Kenworth T370 Hybrid Tractor Qualifies for Maximum $9,000 U.S. Federal Tax Credit

KIRKLAND, WA - Purchasers of certain Kenworth medium-duty diesel-electric hybrid tractors in the United States are now eligible for a tax credit of $9,000, the maximum available, under a qualified hybrid motor vehicle credit offered by the federal government.

Hours of Service the Focus of New Online Lessons from DriverCare Web-Based Training

TREVOSE, PA - Drivers of heavy-duty trucks can now receive online training in current U.S. federal hours of service regulations and correct log book procedures from DriverCare Web-Based Training, the CEI Group's defensive driving education product.

Continental Expands Application Coverage for VDO Replacement TPMS Parts

ALLENTOWN, PA - Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, the aftermarket supplier of VDO OE-engineered replacements parts, has substantially expanded its aftermarket Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) replacement parts program.

Hyster Company's Publication Shows Importance of Timely Lift Truck Replacement

GREENVILLE, NC - Hyster Company, a lift truck designer and manufacturer in North America, now offers a booklet titled The Right Time: A Guide to the Timely Replacement of Lift Trucks.

Penske Truck Leasing & International Foodservice Distributors Association Promote Truck Driver Safety

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing and the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) announced they've teamed up to promote driver safety.

Dickinson Fleet Services Partners with Sun Power Technologies

CARMEL, IN - Sun Power Technologies, a battery powered heating and cooling equipment technologies company and Dickinson Fleet Services, an independent truck repair and body shop, announced sales, installation, and service partnership.

Florilli Transportation Renews Contract with XATA

MINNEAPOLIS - XATA Corporation, a on-demand fleet software and services company, announced that Florilli Transportation, LLC has renewed its contract for XATA's MobileMax fleet operations solution.

Signature 4 Lube Body from Maintainer

Maintainer Introduces Upgraded Signature 4 Lube Body

SHELDON, IA - Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc. introduces the newly upgraded Signature 4 fuel / lube service unit. This product serves as an in-field fueling and preventive maintenance (PM) lubrication unit and has now been upgraded with additional fuel and oil capacity.

Transfer Flow

Fuel Your Truck & Equipment with Transfer Flow's Refueling Tanks

CHICO, CA - Available in 50, 82, 100, and 109 gallon capacities, Transfer Flow refueling tanks are designed for both domestic and imported full-size pick-ups, and now come standard with a 12-volt refueling pump, wiring harness with dash mounted switch, 12-foot hose, and fuel nozzle.

Hankook Tire Introduced e3 Technology at 2009 Great West Truck Show

LAS VEGAS - Hankook Tire announced e3 (pronounced e-Cubed) - its new technology branding for the company's commercial tire business - at the recent Great West Truck Show.

ecometer by Auto Meter

Save Gas, Money & the Environment with Auto Meter's Fuel Consumption eco-gauge

SYCAMORE, IL - Auto Meter Products launched an exciting new line of products designed to help consumers save gas, money, and reduce their CO (carbon monoxide) emissions with the introduction of the ecometer.

Birch Equipment Announces New Fleet Promotions

BELLINGHAM, WA - The company has promoted several members of its fleet staff as it prepares to implement a new inventory system this fall.

Manufacturing launch of the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram at the Warren (Michigan) Truck Assembly Plant.

Chrysler Cancels Cummins Diesel for Light-Duty Dodge Ram

DETROIT - Chrysler will cancel its contract with Cummins Inc. for the light-duty diesel engine planned for the Dodge Ram 1500 pickup.

Mitsubishi Fuso Expanding Dealer Network Across Canada

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) has signed eight new Canadian dealers to its network so far in 2009, and expects to add at least three more, expanding its dealer network across the country by nearly 50 percent.

Daimler Truck Financial Celebrates 35 years in the Trucking Industry

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Daimler Truck Financial celebrates 35 years in the trucking industry, having put over a million trucks on the road since the mid-1970s while building up its portfolio serviced to $5.4 billion and managing more than 43,000 contracts.

Penske Logistics Honored with Eastman Chemical Supplier Excellence Award

READING, PA - For the second straight year, Penske Logistics is a recipient of Eastman Chemical Company's Supplier Excellence Award.

RoadSafe Traffic Systems Implements Fleet Management Solutions Technology

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - RoadSafe Traffic has enhanced their commitment to safety by implementing mobile resource management technologies from Fleet Management Solutions, Inc. (FMS) across their fleet of 700 vehicles.

Mohawk Mobile Column Lifts Now Available

AMSTERDAM, NY - Mohawk Lift's mobile column lifts are available in two through eight column sets in capacities ranging from 18,000 lbs. to 240,000 lbs.

A.R.E. 2009 Product Catalog Highlights 'Outfit for Life' Theme

MASSILLON, OHIO - Truck cap and tonneau cover manufacturer A.R.E. offers its 2009 product catalog, which highlights the company's new "Outfit for Life" initiative.

Minimizer Poly Fenders Now Offered for International Lonestar

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Talk about synchronicity. The new International Lonestar Truck: Edgy, made for individuals, and rugged, is the perfect machine for the Minimizer MIN1300 fenders with the liquid platinum finish option.

Hyster Company Celebrates 80 Years of Lift Truck Manufacturing

GREENVIILLE, NC - Hyster Company, a lift truck designer and manufacturer, celebrates its 80th year as a lift truck manufacturer. Hyster Company was born when Willamette Iron & Steel merged with two other companies in 1929.

Resale Values for Car Segments Improve

GAINESVILLE, GA - All 10 car segments included in Black Book's auction analysis showed increases in value last week, according to Ricky Beggs, vice president and managing editor.





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