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Alliant Power Introduces New Products

MADISON, WI - Alliant Power has introduced a number of new products for Cummins engine owners as well as parts to their expanding product line for Ford truck owners.

Trucktruth.com v2.0 Launched to Offer Lift Truck News, Information and Advice

GREENVILLE, NC - Trucktruth.com, an online resource for lift truck manufacturers, buyers, operators ,and dealers, was recently re-launched with an updated appearance, improved navigation and a wider range of information.

Pace Edwards Releases Retractable Truck Bed Covers for 2009 Dodge Ram With Rambox Option

ELKHART, IN - Pace Edwards, a member company of Truck Accessories Group, LLC releases retractable truck bed cover line for 2009 Dodge Ram with the Rambox option.

Load'N'Go Powerbody

The Load'N'Go Powerbody Makes Debut

PHOENIX - Fleetwest Transferable Truck Bodies has released a new product for its Load'N'Go line, the Powerbody, the industry's first fully removable full size utility body.

XATA & Digi International Sign Partner Agreement

MINNEAPOLIS - XATA Corporation, a fleet operations optimization company, has signed a partner services agreement with Digi International.

A.R.E. Creates Pest Control Truck for 'Verminators' Host Mike Masterson

MASSILLON, OHIO - Mike Masterson, star of the hit TV show "Verminators" and CEO of ISOTECH Pest Management, Inc., relies on efficient equipment to help him perform his job properly.

GM to Invest $21M for 2011 Light-Duty Crew Cab Production

FLINT, MI - The $21-million investment will enable GM to produce both heavy- and light-duty trucks on the same assembly line.

Freightliner & Enova Parter to Develop All-Electric Commercial Chassis'

TORRANCE, CA and GAFFNEY, SC - Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and Enova Systems (Enova) announced they have jointly executed a Letter of Intent to enter into an all-electric commercial chassis development program.

Navistar and Caterpillar Announce Global Truck Joint Venture

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation and Caterpillar Inc., closed a joint venture transaction resulting in a new company, NC2 Global LLC, to serve the global commercial truck market.

National Truck Protection (NTP) Used Truck Warranties Increase the Value of Used Trucks

CARLSTADT, NJ - In times of economic stress, a used-truck warranty can serve as an "asset value multiplier" and help used truck owners derive enhanced value and increased profitability from their trucks.

Daimler Trucks North America Subjected BlueTec SCR Technology to 25 Million Miles in Tests

DETROIT - Detroit Diesel, the engine manufacturer that belongs to Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), has subjected BlueTec SCR technology in trucks to tests totaling 25 million miles.

NTEA & CALSTART Partner to Provide an Expanded Green Truck Summit

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Two of the leading organizations driving the development and deployment of "green" technology for fleet vehicles are joining forces to produce an in-depth educational conference.

Navistar Launches MaxxForce TV

WARRENVILLE, IL - As Navistar completes its final testing stages and prepares for the upcoming launch of its 2010 MaxxForce engines, a new online entertainment channel - MaxxForce TV - is making its debut.

Penske Truck Leasing and Freightliner Hit the Road for 2010 SCR Engine Seminars

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing announced a 16 city, North American 2010 Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Engine Seminar and Open House, debuting Sept. 15 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada and wrapping up Nov. 17 in Portland, Ore.

U.S. Military Reorders ZAP Electric Truck

SANTA ROSA, CA - Electric vehicle pioneer ZAP has received a follow-on order from the U.S. military for additional Zaptruck XL electric vehicles and charging stations for shipment to a second international base.

House Passes Bill to Encourage Hybrid Trucks

WASHINGTON - The House on passed a bill Sept. 9 to encourage research and production of hybrid-powered commercial vehicles. The bill, passed by voice vote, would create a grant program for research and development of hybrid heavy-duty trucks.

McLeod First to Integrate Rand McNally's Intelliroute Dock2Dock Software

BIRMINGHAM, AL - In a move to bring more precise routing technology to customers, McLeod Software and Rand McNally announced the integration of Rand McNally's recently released IntelliRoute Dock2Dock solution with the latest release of McLeod's transportation management system.

Model 100XR fiberglass truck cap for the 2009 Ford F-150

LEER Releases All New 100XR Model Fiberglass Cap

ELKHART, IN - LEER, a fiberglass truck cap and tonneau manufacturer, announced the release of the Model 100XR fiberglass truck cap for the 2009 Ford F-150.

Raider Releases New Mid-Rise Design Cobra

ELKHART, IN - Raider, a manufacturer of fiberglass truck caps and tonneaus, has announced the release of its new mid-rise cap, the Cobra.

Century DCU – The Commercial Truck Cap That Gets the Job Done

ELKHART, IN - With its tough .030 mil aluminum skin and thick-wall skeleton frame, the Century DCU has what it takes to support hard-working professionals who count on their trucks to earn their living.

Pilot Begins Operating Nation's 1st Fuel Island DEF Pumps

KNOXVILLE, TN - Pilot Travel Centers, a retail operator of travel centers with more than 350 owned or licensed retail interstate locations in 41 states, is now operating the nation's first two Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) fuel island pumps.

New Fuel Economy & GHG Emission Standards Proposed

WASHINGTON - Instead of three standards, the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency worked with state agencies to propose clearer standards for all automakers, beginning with the 2012 model-year.

Ford will launch the all-new, 7-seat C-MAX in North America in late 2011 as a "whitespace" vehicle.

Ford to Launch 7-Seat C-Max in U.S. by 2011

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Company's new 7-seat C-MAX introduced Sept. 15 at the Frankfurt Motor Show will arrive in North America beginning late 2011.

Free Safety Webinar Series Available for Fleets

TORRANCE, CA - Topics will cover at-fault accidents, distracted driving, and brakes.

Nassau County to Purchase 40 CNG Dump Trucks

MINEOLA, NY - Nassau County has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for the purchase of forty environmentally-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) dump trucks for the Department of Public Works.

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