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Penske Truck Leasing Joins EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership and Names New Vice President of Sustainability

READING, PA – Penske Truck Leasing has announced its collective support and participation in the SmartWay Transport Partnership.

Natural Gas Suppliers Make Case for Alternative Fuel Trucks

SAN PEDRO, CA – Clean Energy made its case for alternative-fueled trucks to independent owner-operator drayage drivers, with a little help from officials from the San Pedro Bay ports, the South Coast AQMD, and a few trucking companies.

Michelin Rolls Out SaverGreen Truck Tire

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Groupe Michelin has introduced a medium truck tire, the Michelin X Energy SaverGreen, which contains the company’s Energy Flex “heat- stable” casing.

VanWise Van Interior Packages From Wise Industries Qualify for Commercial Incentive Programs

OLD HICKORY, TN – Wise Industries, Inc.’s VanWise interior packages qualify for commercial incentive programs, allowing fleet owners and independent contractors to equip an eligible new van for little or no cash out of pocket.

Extend Range with a Transfer Flow 50-Gallon Auxiliary Fuel Tank System

CHICO, CA - Transfer Flow, Inc. now offers Increase a 50-gallon auxiliary fuel tank, which allows vehicle operators to drive more than twice as many miles between fuelings.

A.R.E. Adds 0.019 Aluminum Truck Cap to its Product Line

MASSILLON, OHIO – Tonneau cover manufacturer A.R.E. recently reintroduced its 0.019 Aluminum Unit to the market.

Waste Management of Orange County Receives Cal/OSHA’s Safety Certification

ORANGE, CA – Waste Management of Orange County has achieved Cal/OSHA’s esteemed “SHARP,” or Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program, designation at its four sites in Orange County.

Lift Leader Makes Environment Top Priority

STEVENSVILLE, MD – Stertil-Koni, a provider of heavy-duty vehicle lifts, is now a leader in earth-friendly lifts.

SuperSteer Introduces Rear Trac Bar for Dodge 2500-3500 Trucks

GRANTS PASS, OR – SuperSteer has introduced its Rear Trac Bar for Dodge 2500-3500 trucks.

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BedSlide Now Available for the NEW Hummer H3T

MEDFORD, OR – IFW, Inc. has made its BedSlide available for the new Hummer H3T.

Rand McNally Commercial Transportation Launches New IntelliRoute Dock2Dock Software Using NAVTEQ Map Data

SKOKIE, IL – Rand McNally’s new IntelliRoute Dock2Dock solution is the first in the commercial transportation industry to provide truck-attributed dock-to-dock navigation on city and inter-neighborhood streets.

Mobile Awareness, LLC Releases VisionStat Portable Wireless Color Camera System for Hitching Alignment & Temporary Use

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Mobile Awareness, LLC, a provider of transportation safety products, has released its VisionStat Portable, a new transportable wireless camera system.

NY Medium-Duty Restaurant Delivery Trucks Goes Fumeless

NEW YORK – Down East Seafood's owner, Edward Taylor, says his first all-electric, emissions-free medium-duty delivery truck emits no fumes.

DUECO, Inc. Unveils Plug-In Hybrid Digger Derrick

DUECO Inc., in conjunction with Odyne Corp., has unveiled a plug-in hybrid electric digger derrick to dig holes and set electric poles by utility companies.

Envia's REV-H Plug-in Ford F-150 Hybrid Conversion Gets 48 MPG, Reduces C02 Emissions 63%

BC – Envia announced its REV-H Plug-in Ford F-150 Hybrid conversion offers fleet customers up to 48 mpg, while reducing carbon emissions by 63 percent.

Cummins ISX Selected as Fuel-Efficient Choice for Wegmans

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. has been selected as the engine of choice for Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., which ordered 101 Cummins ISX-powered trucks.

FedEx Hybrid Truck Plan Hits Speed Bump

COLLINS, CO – In 2003, FedEx predicted hybrid vehicles had the potential to replace the company's 30,000 medium-duty trucks over the next 10 years. Currently, it only has 172 of the trucks on the road.

U.S. Congress Extends Biodiesel Tax Credit

WASHINGTON – U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 into law Oct. 3, shortly after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the legislation with a 263 to 171 vote.

NTEA Recognizes Safety and Quality Processes Through Member Verification Program

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – Through its Member Verification Program, the NTEA has recognized 13 member companies and requalified 44 companies for their commitment to safety and quality standards.

Kenworth Offers Online Body Builders Manual for Class 5-7 T-Series Models

KIRKLAND, WA – The 124-page Kenworth Medium-Duty Body Builders Manual is available as a .pdf file in the Products section of Kenworth's homepage.

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Subaru Forester Named Motor Trend 2009 Sport/Utility of the Year

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Topping 12 other contenders, the Subaru Forester was named Motor Trend's 2009 Sport/Utility of the Year.

Cadec Launches Mobius Insight

PITTSBURGH – Cadec Global, a provider of advanced fleet management solutions, has launched Mobius Insight, a new add-on feature to its flagship Mobius TTS solution that provides intelligence to help trucking fleets monitor driver behavior, improve safety, and reduce costs.

Bridgestone Firestone Off Road Tire Company Expands Staff

LAS VEGAS – Bridgestone Firestone Off Road Tire Company (BFOR), a division of Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT), announces two key personnel appointments.

Toyo Rated #1 Overall Brand for Medium Truck Tires

CYPRESS, CA – Toyo brand tires have once again been rated the #1 Overall Brand for Medium Truck Tires in Tire Review magazine’s annual Tire Brand Study of North American tire dealers.

Navistar Marks 75 Years With Dedication of Newest Engine Plant

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Navistar Engine Group is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its first production diesel engine.

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