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Baytech Obtains 2010 Certifications for 6.0L Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine

LOS ALTOS, CA - Baytech Corporation obtained 2010 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions certifications for Baytech's dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled 6.0L heavy-duty engine that is used in General Motors, Isuzu, and Workhorse Custom Chassis heavy-duty vehicles.

Auto Truck Group begins CNG Conversions

BARTLETT, IL - Auto Truck Group partnered with two leading CNG conversion companies to convert Ford and GM work trucks to operate on CNG (Compressed Natural Gas).

ALK Technologies Updates PC*MILER Navigator Truck-Specific Software and Map Data

PRINCETON, NJ - ALK Technologies updated the software and digital map data for PC*MILER Navigator, the No. 1 selling, easy-to-use, portable navigation device for owner operators leased operators, and company drivers.

Tire Tariffs: Are Chinese Truck Tires Next?

WASHINGTON - Will additional tariffs be imposed on medium- and heavy-duty truck tire imports from China, which have increased nearly 55 percent since 2004?

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STRATTEC Unveils First Padlock to Open Using Truck Key

MILWAUKEE - Attention auto enthusiasts, outdoorsmen, or anyone else who's ever searched for a lock key or struggled to remember a combination: STRATTEC Security Corp. has just created a series of locks that open with your car or truck key.

A.R.E. Exterminator Project Truck Continues with MegaStep Install

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E. installed a set of stainless steel Luverne MegaStep(r) running boards as the team continues to build The A.R.E. Exterminator project truck.

NAVTEQ Selected by Rand McNally to Power New Truck Navigation Device

LAS VEGAS - NAVTEQ Transport is powering the IntelliRoute TND 500, a new truck navigation device by Rand McNally designed for owner-operators and professional truck drivers.

Transit Connect Boosts Florist’s Productivity

DEARBORN, MI - Michigan-based Mancuso Florists has benefited from the fuel efficiency of its Ford Transit Connect, which has helped the business cut down on fuel costs while maximizing deliveries.

Stonyfield Farm Cuts Emissions & Fuel Use

LONDONDERRY, NH - In addition to reducing its total annual CO2 emissions by more than 40 percent between 2006-2008, the yogurt company also achieved $2.5 million in fuel cost savings in 2007 and 2008 alone.

Last Chance to Vote for 2010-MY Fleet Car & Truck of the Year

TORRANCE, CA - Voting for the seventh annual Automotive Fleet 2010-MY Fleet Car and Truck of the Year awards closes Thursday, Oct. 15.

EcoBoost Contributes 125 New U.S. Patents

DEARBORN, MI - Ford's new high-performance, fuel-saving EcoBoost technology is making waves in the engineering community, with the 3.5L version of the engine contributing 125 new patents and patent applications.

Toyota Begins Highlander Production in Indiana

PRINCETON, IN - One of 12 models Toyota produces in North America, production of the Highlander sport utility vehicle began Oct. 8 at the company's plant in Princeton, Ind.

New IT Resource Available for Fleets

PRINCETON, NJ - Fleet managers have created a guide to help fleets utilize technology for easier and more time- and cost-efficient fleet management.

City of Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman to Co-Present Green Awards

City of Columbus, Ohio, Mayor Michael B. Coleman will co-present the first-ever Environmental Leadership Awards at the upcoming Green Fleet Conference, Oct. 19-20 in Chicago.

Chrysler Names New Chiefs to Head Ram & Car Brands

AUBURN HILLS, MI - Chrysler Group LLC has named executives to head its newly created Dodge Ram and Dodge Car brands.

NBB VP Testifies Before U.S. House Committee on Importance of Extending Biodiesel Tax Credit

WASHINGTON - Manning Feraci, Vice President of Federal Affairs for the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), testified before the U.S. House Committee on Small Business regarding the pressing need to extend and reform the biodiesel tax incentive.

Navistar Names Chief Financial Officer

WARRENVILLE, IL - Andrew J. (A.J.) Cederoth was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Navistar International Corporation.

Commercial Fleet Tire Digest Web Site Now Easier to Navigate

SAN ANTONIO - The Commercial Fleet Tire Digest, introduced in 2006, is an authoritative guide to reducing tire expenditures. Each month Al Cohn, director of new market development and engineering support for Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.), discusses a subject of particular interest to fleet operators and others concerned with tire safety, wear and cost as well as how to enhance fuel economy through tire technology and use.

New Torqshift Six-Speed Transmission Harnesses, Channels Increased Power from New Ford Engines

DALLAS - All-new diesel and gasoline engines are key reasons why the 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty maintains best-in-class towing and payload and adds enhanced off-road capability.

A.R.E. Installs CX Series Truck Cap on Exterminator Project Truck

MASSILLON, OHIO - In its newest weekly video, A.R.E. equips its pest control work truck - The A.R.E. Exterminator - with the company's CX Series Truck Cap.

All-Electric Navistar Truck Unveiled on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON - Members of Congress were shown an early result of federal stimulus investments paying dividends - an all-electric commercial truck from Navistar, Inc. that does not depend on foreign oil, is already generating jobs, and offers real potential to usher in a new wave of U.S.-led clean vehicle technologies.

Palfinger's Epsilon Cranes Come To North America

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO - The EPSILON timber and recycling crane will now be an additional product Palfinger North America offering in North and Latin America.

Free Webinar on Distracted Driving Oct. 13

TORRANCE, CA - Those who attend all three sessions will receive a Fleet Safety Training Certificate. Sign up now.

Chicago Mayor Daley to Speak at Green Fleet Conference

TORRANCE, CA - Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley will be a featured speaker at the Green Fleet Conference, scheduled Oct. 19-20 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Gov’t Employees Banned from Behind-the-Wheel Texting

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order Oct. 1 to prohibit texting while driving on official government business or while using government-supplied equipment.


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