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Ford Adds 34 Parts to Collision Truckload Program; Lowers Overall Repair Costs

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD) has refreshed the offerings on its popular Collision Parts Truckload Program.

Peterson Tunnel Light Line Adds Another Bright Spot

GRANDVIEW, MO - Peterson Manufacturing expanded its LED line of Tunnel Lights with the brilliant new 274 Series ‑ a 2-inch round, grommet-mounted accessory light for trucks and trailers.

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JASPER Conducts Transmission Submersion Testing

JASPER, IN - Jasper Engines & Transmissions created a transmission submersion test to check assembled units for leaks before they are dynamometer tested.

Mohawk Introduces Medium-Duty Truck Lift

AMSTERDAM, NY - Mohawk's TP-16 is a clear floor above ground lift capable of raising medium duty vehicles up to 16,000 lbs.

Choice Environmental Converts to CNG

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Choice Environmental Services debuted its new compressed natural gas (CNG) refuse truck fueling station and fleet of natural gas trucks.

Frito-Lay Collisions Down 70%

PLANO, TEXAS - PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America has seen a 70-percent decline in collisions since 1999 through the Million Milers program and its extensive safety efforts.

Walmart Drivers Help Earn Money for High School

RED BLUFF, CA - The Walmart Foundation made a financial contribution to local schools for every accident-free mile its private fleet truck drivers drove during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

Transit Connect Helps ‘Green’ Ambius Fleet

BUFFALO GROVE, IL - Seeking a smaller overall vehicle package with the capacity and payload necessary to transport all sizes and scope of greenery, the interior landscape company recently bought a fleet of 70 Ford Transit Connect vans.

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

Honda to Launch New 2010 Accord Crossover

TORRANCE, CA - The all-new 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour crossover utility vehicle, set to debut Nov. 20, combines features of the Accord V-6 Sedan with increased cargo space and functionality.

Telematics to Boost Truck Fleet Efficiency & Safety

ATLANTA - According to a global study unveiled at the HTUF Conference this week, 71-percent of respondents believe technology will be one of the most important external forces impacting the industry in 2020.

TruGreen to Cut Maintenance Costs by 65%

MEMPHIS, TN - The national lawn care services provider is testing microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter on vehicles in efforts to reduce maintenance costs and emissions.

California State Vehicles Found to be Underutilized

SACRAMENTO, CA - A Sacramento Bee investigation discovered many of the new cars and trucks purchased for the State of California this year, which cost more than $5.5 million, have been idle for months.

Mack & Volvo Truckmakers Will Merge in Organizational Move

ALLENTOWN, PA and GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America will merge next month into a single organization called North American Trucks to sharpen efficiency.

Mitsubishi Fuso Medium Duty-Trucks in North America to Use BlueTec SCR Technology to Meet 2010 Emissions

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA), announced its EPA 2010-emissions compliant commercial trucks will use engines equipped with BlueTec technology developed by Mitsubishi Fuso and Daimler AG.

Eaton Takes Lead Role in Hybrid Truck Users Forum

KALAMAZOO, MI - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation will take a leadership role at the Hybrid Truck Users Forum (HTUF) National Conference, Oct. 27 - 29, in Atlanta.

Versatility of Ford F-150 Shines Brightly at 2009 SEMA Show

LAS VEGAS - The versatility and widespread consumer appeal of the Ford F-150 have made F-Series the best-selling line of trucks in the marketplace for 32 years running - and the most customized trucks in the $31.8 billion aftermarket industry.

American Trucking Associations Teams with CVSA and FMCSA for Operation Safe Driver

ARLINGTON, VA - The American Trucking Associations is working in conjunction with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and other safety partners, to educate all motorists about highway safety through the Operation Safe Driver program.

Isuzu Announces Enhanced Gold Star Warranty for Used Commercial Trucks

CERRITOS, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc has announced the enhancement of its Gold Star Warranty Program for Isuzu-built N-Series and Chevrolet/GMC W-Series Class 3-5 used trucks.

Peterbilt Earns 2009 J.D. Power and Associates Customer Satisfaction Award for Conventional Medium-Duty Trucks

DENTON, TEXAS - Peterbilt Motors Company achieved the highest ranking in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Medium Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study in the conventional medium-duty truck segment.

Michelin Unveils Studded Winter Tire for Vans

GREENVILLE, SC - Groupe Michelin introduced the Michelin Agilis X-ICE North, a studded winter tire specifically designed for utility vans.

J. J. Keller Offers Driver's Vehicle Inspection Audit Service

NEENAH, WI - J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., announced a Driver's Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) auditing service in which they scan, audit, and archive vehicle inspection documents for clients that seek a cost-effective way to monitor regulatory compliance, and to improve safety and maintenance in their organization.

GM 6.0L V-8 Engine

JASPER Adds Late-Model GM to Remanufactured Gas Engine Line-up For Immediate Release

JASPER, IN - Jasper Engines & Transmissions, a leader in remanufactured drivetrain products, has added the 6.0LV-8 late-model GM engines to its remanufactured gas engine line-up.

Town Fair Tire Outfits All Retail Stores with Haweka Wheel Balancer Tooling

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Town Fair Tire completed installation and training of the Haweka Universal System in all of its stores this October.

Jim Brown

Jim Brown named Omaha Standard-Palfinger Product Manager

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA - Jim Brown was named Product Manager over all Omaha Standard-Palfinger branded products. He will be responsible for leading the company's new product development efforts and managing the overall commercial success of current product offerings.

Oil Eater Brake Washer

No Electricity Needed With New Brake Washer

SKOKIE, IL - Clean brake parts without using electricity with the new air powered Oil Eater Professional Brake Washer, which includes a cover that also functions as a catch basin.

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