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Hino Trucks Announces Strategic Partnership

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks announced a new cooperative agreement that will give Hino access to Castrol and BP branded lubricants specially designed to meet or exceed industry standards for maintaining and servicing medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

Firestone Introduces New Suspension Solution

INDIANAPOLIS - Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC expands its product line with Work-Rite, an entry-level load management system featuring micro-cellular urethane load assist springs that install to the vehicle's frame and axle to augment the factory suspension.

Company Shows Off 'BedSlide' Manners

MEDFORD, OR - BedSlide, a brand of IFW, Inc., and the perfect solution to easy, safe and convenient cargo retrieval, really knows how to showcase a product, and their Web site proves that keeping it simple and easy is one of the keys to sales.

Load'N'Go Lowboy Makes Debut

PHOENIX - Fleetwest Transferable Truck Bodies has started delivering a new product for its Load'N'Go line - the industry's first fully removable and transferable, full size, steel utility body - the Lowboy.

Precision Fleet Brakes Relocates Headquarters in Austin

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Effective immediately, Precision Fleet Brakes has relocated its headquarters to a larger office space in Austin, Texas for easier access to major expressways and to be closer to the company's warehouse.

JASPER Unveils New Corporate Web Site

JASPER, IN - Jasper Engines & Transmissions is excited to announce the unveiling of its new and improved corporate Web site,

WEATHER GUARD Equipment Replacement Keys Now Online

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL - Knaack LLC now offers replacement key service online for all WEATHER GUARD truck and van equipment, offering convenience and time savings for distributors and end users.

Mohawk Lifts SPEEDLANE Drive-On Adaptor Available

AMSTERDAM, NY – Mohawk lifts SPEEDLANE drive on adaptor is available for 9,000 to 16,000 capacity 2 post lifts.

ATA Unveils New Commercial Driver & Safety Policies

WASHINGTON – The American Trucking Association's newly adopted safety policies address commercial and passenger vehicle driver performance, safer vehicles and equipment, and motor carrier performance.

Jack Roush, founder and chairman of the board of directors for ROUSH Enterprises, presented the keys to the first production 2010 ROUSH liquid propane-injected Ford F-250 to Ferrellgas President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Wambold.

Ferrellgas Presented First 2010 Propane-Injected F-250

LIVONIA, MI – Ferrellgas recently received the first production 2010 ROUSH liquid propane-injected F-250 from Motorsports legend Jack Roush, founder and chairman of the board of directors for ROUSH Enterprises.

Susan Goodell, exec. director of Forgotten Harvest, accepts keys to a new 2009 Freightliner M2 Hybrid Class 7 diesel-electric truck from (l-r) Klaus Entenmann, president and CEO of Daimler Financial Services; Chris Patterson, retired president and CEO, Daimler Trucks North America; and Ron Ricci, president of Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies. (Photo credit: Joe Wilssens, Daimler Financial Services).

Forgotten Harvest Adds First Hybrid Truck to Fleet

OAK PARK, MI – Daimler Trucks North America, Daimler Financial Services, and Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies recently donated a 2009 M2e Hybrid Freightliner diesel-electric truck to the mobile food rescue organization.

Nestle Waters Showcases Hybrid Truck at Capitol Hill Event

WASHINGTON – Nestle Waters North America displayed one of its diesel-electric hybrid delivery trucks June 11 at the first "Hybrid on the Hill" event in Washington, D.C.

Truck Manufacturers Association Elects New Officers

CHICAGO – Elected were Skip Yeakel of Volvo Trucks North America, as TMA chair; Bob Morrison, PACCAR Inc, as vice chair; and Jeff Marsee, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, as treasurer.

GM Ends Production of Medium-Duty Trucks

DETROIT - General Motors Corp, which filed for bankruptcy protection a week ago, said in a statement June 8 that it would cease production of medium-duty trucks by July 31.

ZAP Completes Made in USA Electric Pickup Engineering Project

SANTA ROSA, CA - Electric vehicle pioneer ZAP has completed an engineering project to develop a four-wheel electric pickup with the majority of the parts and components supplied by US companies.

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation Honored

GAFFNEY, SC - Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) continues to be recognized for its contributions to improving the environment.

NAVTEQ Powers Daimler Trucks' RunSmart Predictive Cruise Solution

CHICAGO - NAVTEQ, announced Daimler Trucks North America LLC has selected the NAVTEQ map to power the new RunSmart Predictive Cruise solution for its Cascadia line of vehicles.

Toyo Tires Introduces New M647 Premium Drive Tire

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tires introduces the M647 premium drive tire, designed for local, regional and long haul highway applications.

Swift Hitch

Swift Hitch Makes Trailer Hitching Simple

DERRY, NH - Swift Hitch is a portable, wireless color backup camera system with built in NIGHT VISON, is used to hitch up your utility trailer, camper, snowplow, boat, horse or any style trailer fast in 3 easy steps.

A.R.E. Offers Deluxe Commercial Unit Truck Cap for 2009 Models

MASSILLON, OHIO - Leading truck cap and tonneau cover manufacturer A.R.E. offers its Deluxe Commercial Unit (DCU) to outfit a wide selection of 2009 truck models.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Named EPA SmartWay Partner

FULLERTON, CA - Continuing to fulfill its corporate commitment to environmental protection, Yokohama Tire Corporation announced it has been named a Partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay program.

Roadwire Releases First Sprinter OEM High-Density Foam & Upholstery Replacement

COMMERCE, CA - Roadwire Leather Interiors releases the first OEM high density foam replacement and upholstery replacement for Sprinters.

NEW 'ProRac Contractor Series' by Hauler Racks, Inc.

MINNEAPOLIS - From the original manufacture of aluminum racks, Hauler Racks is introducing a NEW product. This unique universal rack is designed to allow dealers to stock fewer part numbers.

Coca-Cola Deploys 15 Hybrid Trucks in Massachusetts

NEEDHAM, MA – Coca-Cola Enterprises deployed 15 hybrid-electric delivery trucks at the Needham Market Service Center, the largest single deployment of hybrid vehicles in the company's history, according to the Needham Times.

Hybrid Trucks Showcased at Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON – CALSTART, the Hybrid Truck Users Forum (HTUF), Duke University, Environmental Defense Fund, and U.S. truck and system manufacturers will head to Capitol Hill June 11 for "Hybrid on The Hill Day".

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