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SuperFlow Acquires Zoom Technology

DES MOINES, IOWA - SuperFlow Technologies Group announced it has acquired the assets of Zoom Technology, Inc.

New Haas GPS Tracker Monitors Temperature in Refrigerated Vans

CULVER CITY, CA - Haas GPS has announced the availability of an advanced business tracker aimed at users of refrigeration vans.

Minimizer Announces Design Enhancements & Changes

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Seeking to improve and streamline Minimizer's family of poly truck fender products, the company has made design enhancements to both the full fender MIN800 "The Brute" and the companion half fender style MIN850 "The Brute Half."

Alkane, Inc. & Tilghman Oil, Inc. Team

LUTHERVILLE, MD - Alkane, Inc. (ALKN) and Tilghman Oil, Inc. announced they will partner to offer businesses and consumers an environmentally friendly, affordable premium grade diesel fuel and home heating oil.

XATA Adds TREQ-M4 In-Cab Color Display

MINNEAPOLIS - XATA Corporation, a fleet optimization software and services company, announced the availability of the TREQ-M4 in-cab color display unit (CDU), the newest in-cab touch-screen computer provided by QSI Corporation.

ACCEL Burnt Spark Plug Wire Cure

PALO ALTO, CA - ACCEL now offers the cure for burnt spark plug wire boots with Extreme 9000 Ceramic Wire kits. The 8mm Ferro-Spiral core wire now has ceramic boots on the spark plug end of the wires that will withstand up to 2,000° F.

Front Winch Bumper Houses Largest Electric Winch

PINEVILLE, NC - This 8500 Front Winch Bumper is designed to house the largest electric winch on the market, the Warn 16.5ti.

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Plumbing & Heating Company Updates Fleet Look

ST. PAUL, MN – Bonfe's Plumbing, Heating & Air Service, Inc. has updated the logos on its fleet to make them "more memorable" to the public, according to www.pitchengine.com.

Mack Delivers Hybrid Refuse Truck to NYC

NEW YORK, NY – During a recent event in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Mack Trucks, Inc. was recognized for delivering a diesel-electric hybrid MACK TerraPro Low Entry model refuse truck to the City of New York.

Commercial Truck Fees Up 35% in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The 35-percent increase could mean up to $350,000 a year for the heaviest trucks, according to Capitol News Service.

Valley Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor System

Valley Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor

LODI, CA - The Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor from Valley is designed to provide constant monitoring of all trailer signal lights, including tail lights, market lights, stop and turn lights, while driving.

Alliant Products

Alliant Announces New Products

MADISON, WI - Alliant Power has recently added a number of new products to their product offerings. Alliant Power now carries OE fuel and OE oil filters for the Dodge/Freightliner Sprinter and Jeep Grand Cherokee 2.7L OM 612, 2.7L OM 647, and 3.0L OM 642 engines.

Ford Transit Connect

Ford Transit Connect Brings 22/25 City/Hwy MPG

DEARBORN, MI - Ford is tapping its global portfolio of products to meet the unique needs of American small-business owners with the 2010 Transit Connect, a spacious new fuel-efficient alternative to larger commercial vehicles that's ideal for navigating U.S. cities.

Navistar to Link Dealer Inventories Through Agreement with OEConnection

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar Inc. will optimize its dealers' parts inventory and speed up customer repairs through parts supply chain and intelligence tools provided by OEConnection LLC, an online parts and service exchange in the automotive industry.

Crown Earns 2nd Grant for Fuel Cell Deployment in Lift Trucks

NEW BREMEN, OHIO - Crown Equipment, a lift truck manufacturer, earned a $1 million grant to continue its industry-leading research, testing, and application of fuel cell technology in lift trucks.

Pay Portal Assists Pay-by-the-Hour Fleets

TACOMA, WA - Pay Portal is designed for day delivery fleets that pay by the hour, not long haul. The system gives employers the opportunity to control costs and carefully manage payroll expenses by ensuring accuracy in payroll hours.

Continental Tires Named Original Equipment for Freightliner M2 Trucks

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire North America, Inc. and Freightliner Trucks have announced that Continental tires will now become standard original equipment on all Freightliner Business Class M2 medium-duty trucks.

Titan Tow Bar

New Titan Tow Bar: Making the Tough Jobs Easier

PENDER, NE - If you've got a big load to tow, you want a Titan. That's exactly what Blue Ox brings to heavy duty towing needs with its new top of the line Titan tow bar, which can handle up to 10,000 lbs. with its Class IV rating.

Truck Company Licenses Fleet Out of State to Pay Less Taxes & Fees

DENVER – One of Colorado's largest trucking companies has reportedly been licensing most of its fleet out of state for 13 years to avoid paying Colorado sales taxes and emissions fees, according to 9news.com.

1st Isuzu KS-22 truck arriving in America in 1984.

Isuzu Commercial Truck Celebrates 25 Years in the U.S. Market

CERRITOS, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA) has celebrated the 25th anniversary of Isuzu trucks in the U.S. market with a ceremony at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) convention.

Navistar's Green Diesel Technology Products Qualify for Government Grants

WARRENVILLE, IL - Eligible fleets wanting to make environmentally responsible changes to their vehicles can now apply for government grants to offset the costs of retrofitting their existing trucks.

Continental Announces Fleet Emergency Service Program

LOUISVILLE, KY - Managing nationwide emergency road service needs for owner-operators and small fleet owners has become easier and more cost-effective, thanks to Continental Tire North America, Inc.'s (CTNA) new ContiFleetSM program.

Maintainer Introduces Upgraded Signature 4 Lube Body

SHELDON, IOWA - 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 is upgraded with additional fuel and oil capacity.

Full-Stability Solution for International DuraStar & WorkStar Trucks

WARRENVILLE, IL - As part of Navistar's commitment to meeting the highest standards in the industry, International DuraStar and WorkStar medium-duty and severe service trucks now offer the latest advancements in electronic stability control technology

Diesel-Powered Charging System Fits Many Applications

JACKSONVILLE, FL - A leader in industrial, mobile and home power solutions, Next Generation Power has added a line of DC Power Units.





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