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Avista Service Trucks to Use Biodiesel

SPOKANE, WA - Avista began testing the use of the B-20 blend of biodiesel in two flatbeds, a line truck, and a bucket truck in August.

Spartanburg County Sheriff Ends Outsourced Maintenance

SPARTANBURG, SC - After using an outside vendor five years, the vehicles have been returned to the county's fleet maintenance department for service and repairs.

Chemung County Trucks to Run on Propane

ELMIRA, NY - Chemung County is using Federal stimulus money to help convert some county vans and trucks to run on liquid propane.

Ford to Build Engine for 2011-MY Super Duty

DEARBORN, MI - Ford will debut its Ford-engineered-tested-and-manufactured 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 turbocharged diesel engine technology in the 2011 F-Series Super Duty truck.

DMV Fees Up 25% in New York

ALBANY, NY - Because commercial vehicles vary by weight, the increase in registration fees will range from $3 to $52.

Gilbarco Ships First Encore S DEF Dispensers

GREENSBORO, NC - Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers will be required for many heavy transport trucks equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology to reduce emissions beginning in January 2010.

Bobcat to Consolidate Operations in North Dakota

WEST FARGO, ND - Bobcat Company announced it is transferring all North American machinery production to its original manufacturing facility in Gwinner, N.D. This will result in discontinuing production at Bobcat's Bismarck, N.D., plant by the end of 2009.

$20.4 Million Grants Available to ‘Green’ CA Fleets

SACRAMENTO - The California Air Resources Board is helping to accelerate the deployment of approximately 800 new hybrid medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by providing vouchers for the purchase of new hybrid trucks and buses.

TMC & Hino to Test Breathalyzer Ignition-interlock System

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Hino Motors, Ltd. announced as part of their efforts to eradicate drunk driving, they will jointly test a breath-alcohol ignition-interlock system under development by TMC.

Daimler Trucks N.A. Adds $9,000 Surcharge for 2010 Cummins ISX15 Engine & SCR Emissions Technology

PORTLAND, OR - Daimler Trucks North America will offer customers their choice in EPA 2010-compliant engines and emissions technologies from both Detroit Diesel and Cummins. A $9,000 surcharge will be added to vehicles with Cummins ISX15 engine and emissions technology.

Daimler Trucks N.A. to Participate in U.S. DOE Clean Cities Programs Valued at Nearly $100 Million

PORTLAND, OR - The United States Department of Energy (DOE) announced its selection of 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Hino Trucks Continues SCR Advancement and Announces Emissions Technology Pricing

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks has elected to utilize Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to meet the stringent 2010 emissions regulations.

Kenworth T470

Kenworth T470 Adds Second Horsepower Rating

KIRKLAND, WA - Kenworth Truck Company has added a second horsepower rating for the new Kenworth T470 model.

Detroit Diesel Unveils New Two-Year Extended Warranty on Powerpacks Replacement Fuel Injectors

PORTLAND, OR - Detroit Diesel PowerPacks, a set of six reliabilt fuel injectors for Series 60 and MBE 4000 engines, now are available with an extended two-year, 150,000-mile warranty when installed by the experts at authorized Detroit Diesel service outlets.

GE Security and Liberty Mutual Agency Markets Team Up

BRADENTON, FL and BOSTON - GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprise Solutions, and Liberty Mutual Agency Markets, a strategic business unit of Liberty Mutual Group, announced national availability of Onboard Advisor.

Jack Roush Commends Clean Cities Grants for Propane Inclusion

LIVONIA, MI - Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the selection of 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded with nearly $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Freightliner Receives High Customer Satisfaction Rating

PORTLAND, OR - Freightliner Trucks announced it has received the "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Vocational Segment Class 8 Trucks" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study.

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TomTom WORK Introduces LIVE Connected Services for Commercial Fleets in the U.S.

CONCORD, MA -TomTom WORK announced the availability in the U.S. market of TomTom WORK Active, a connected navigation solution for businesses offering LIVE services, as well as enhanced fleet monitoring and reporting capabilities.

New Truck, CAP & Steel Racks by Hauler Racks

MINNEAPOLIS - From the original manufacture of aluminum racks, Hauler Racks is introducing two new product lines. These unique universal racks are designed to allow dealers to stock fewer part numbers.

Continental Introduces HTR2

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire North America, Inc., has released its new HTR2, an all-position wide base tire for construction vehicles operating mainly on regional roads.

Mohawk's USL-6000 portable 6' tall scissor lift.

Mohawk Introduces New Scissor Lift

AMSTERDAM, NY - Mohawk's USL-6000 is a portable 6' tall scissor lift. This patented lift offers full under-vehicle access for all under-car work, as well as tire & brake service at mid-height.

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Andax Industries LLC Launches New Distributor Web Site for Hardigg Storm Cases

SAINT MARYS, KS - Storm Cases are airtight, watertight, and dent and shatter resistant and are available in a full line of sizes for any type of equipment

Fresenius Medical Care Deploys Mobile Generator Truck

CHICAGO - The mobile truck will be deployed to dialysis clinics in the Chicago area and keep them running during a power outage.

Andax Industries Launches New Distributor Web site for Hardigg Storm Cases

Storm Cases come in a full line of sizes for any equipment - from digital cameras and lenses, medical equipment, electronics and computers to guns, tactical, and military equipment.

Furniture Brands Int’l Outsources N.C. Trucking Operations

ST. LOUIS - Furniture Brands International is consolidating with Montana-based Watkins Shepard Trucking in an attempt to be more economical and efficient with its shipping operations.

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