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Republic Services to Deploy First CNG Refuse Fleet in Idaho

BOISE, ID – Along with the City of Boise, Republic determined a CNG refuse fleet would bring significant air quality and environmental benefits to the area and help the city achieve consistent compliance with increasingly stringent standards set by the EPA.

MailExpress Steps Up 'Green' Efforts

ATLANTA – In addition becoming an EPA-certified SmartWay Transport partner, the company has also launched a program to replace its fleet of trucks with low-emission vehicles.

FedEx to Use Federal Grant for Electric Lift Trucks

SPRINGFIELD, MO – FedEx will get $1.3 million to deploy 35 fuel cell systems as battery replacements for a complete fleet of electric lift trucks at its existing service center in Springfield, Miss.

Waste Management's Use of LNG Trucks Honored by American Lung Association

SAN DIEGO – Emissions reduced from the company's San Diego-based 125 LNG-powered truck fleet are the equivalent of removing 9,200 cars from San Diego highways.

TMC Committee Working to Improve Fleet & Vendor Relationships

ARLINGTON, VA – The new committee will take on some long-standing issues between fleets and service providers to create industry practices, improve efficiencies, and build better relationships between fleets and service vendors, according to

ROUSH Propane-Powered F-150

ROUSH Propane-Powered F-150 Receives CARB Approval

LIVONIA, MI - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has granted approval to the ROUSH propane-powered F-150 pickup which means that it meets the strict emission standards of the state.

New Kenworth Brochure Features Medium-Duty Hybrids

KIRKLAND, WA - Kenworth has produced a new brochure on its T270 Class 6 and T370 Class 7 diesel-electric hybrid trucks and tractors.

QWIKLINER Spray-On Bed Liner

QWIKLINER is an easy to use, no clean up and NO VOC's spray-on bed liner option. Offering a low cost lining system that delivers the highest quality 100-percent solid polyurea lining in eight standard colors.

Accele Announces New Door and Compartment Locking Actuator

Accele's new 7037T door and compartment locking actuator is a new motor and cable driven actuator that can fit into any locking application. It even has a manual override knob to open lock if a person is locked inside accidentally.

New MIRREX Bluetooth Headset Offers Truckers Hands-Free Option to Use Cell Phones While Driving

RENTON, WA - Each year more states and provinces enact restrictions on the use of hand-held cell phones while driving. That's why more truck drivers are looking at hands-free options to answer calls on their cell phones while out on the road.

Introducing the STEINEL Heat Blower Series

BLOOMINGTON, MN - STEINEL announces the launch of its Professional Heat Blower Series. These tools feature a powerful air delivery rate up to 23 CFM.

Banjo style adapter fitting, from Kurt Urban Performance

Kurt Urban Performance Releases New LS Oil Adapter

COMMERCE, MI - Performance engines often require additional oil ports. The innovative new adapters from Kurt Urban Performance allow for an easy "bolt on" method of adding up to 4 external oil feeds to a GM LS Gen 3 or 4 engine.

NTEA Recognizes Safety & Quality Processes with Member Verification Program

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – Since 2005, NTEA's Member Verification Program has recognized distributors, manufacturers, and upfitters for implementing quality business practices and complying with specific government safety regulations.

Trucker Arrested for Illegal Substances in Company Vehicle

EL PASO, TX – A Texas man was recently arrested when an Oregon State Police trooper found marijuana plants, hashish, and a kit used for falsifying urine tests during a check of the man's commercial truck, according to The

200+ Commercial Trucks Taken Out of Service During One-Day Safety Inspection

HARRISBURG, PA – Out of 1,258 commercial vehicles inspected, 243 were placed out of service, and Pennsylvania state police issued 791 traffic citations and 1,917 written warnings for vehicle and driver violations.

Nebraska Public Power District Adds New Hybrid Truck to Fleet

COLUMBUS, NE – The Nebraska Public Power District has acquired a hybrid diesel-electric bucket truck as one of its service vehicles for use in the field.

City of Alamogordo Tests Electric Work Truck

ALAMOGORDO, NM – The city is test driving an electric-powered work truck on loan from Miles Electric Vehicles, according to the Alamogordo Daily News.

Mitsubishi Fuso Focuses on Green Vehicle Accomplishments

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – In keeping with its dedication to reducing its environmental footprint, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. in Logan Township, N.J., has focused on environmental improvements to its truck designs and operations.

Con-way Freight Driver Achieves 2 Million Accident-Free Miles

ANN ARBOR, MI – Over the company's 25-year history, more than 1,280 Con-way Freight driver sales representatives have reached the 1-million-mile safe driving milestone, while more than 90 have driven 2 million miles accident-free.

FedEx Truck Driver Honored for Safe Driving

COLUMBUS, GA – Truck driver Eric Carter of Columbus has been honored by FedEx Ground for achieving 10 years of safe driving without a preventable accident, according to The Ledger-Enquirer.

Fire Destroys Four Trucks in Truck Leasing Company Parking Lot

PICO RIVERA, CA – A fire destroyed four big rigs in the parking lot of Rush Truck Leasing Company Friday morning, according to the Daily News.

TRALA Selects Thayer as Chairman

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Idealease of Richmond President and CEO Tom Thayer was unanimously chosen by industry colleagues as 2009-2010 chairman of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA).

Mascoat Products Offers Thermal Insulating and Sound Damping Coating To Large Vehicle Manufacturers

HOUSTON - Mascoat Products, a thermal insulation and sound damping coating company, announces Delta T Automotive (DTA). The Delta T Automotive formula is an advanced, water-based composition of high-grade acrylic binders with air-filled insulating/reflective and sound-damping particles.


AMSOIL Introduces Extended Life Synthetic 15W-40 Diesel Oil for CJ-4

SUPERIOR, WI - AMSOIL has introduced a new Premium API CJ-4 Synthetic 15W-40 Diesel Oil. The new oil is an upgrade to the company's most popular 15W-40 viscosity, now re-formulated for the 2007 CJ-4 specifications without sacrificing its extended service life.

MobileMax by XATA Helps TransAm Optimize Fleet Operations

MINNEAPOLIS - XATA Corporation announced that TransAm, one of the largest refrigerated fleet operators in the United States, has extended their contract with XATA for its MobileMax fleet management product.

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