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Chrysler Names New Chiefs to Head Ram & Car Brands

AUBURN HILLS, MI - Chrysler Group LLC has named executives to head its newly created Dodge Ram and Dodge Car brands.

NBB VP Testifies Before U.S. House Committee on Importance of Extending Biodiesel Tax Credit

WASHINGTON - Manning Feraci, Vice President of Federal Affairs for the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), testified before the U.S. House Committee on Small Business regarding the pressing need to extend and reform the biodiesel tax incentive.

Navistar Names Chief Financial Officer

WARRENVILLE, IL - Andrew J. (A.J.) Cederoth was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Navistar International Corporation.

Commercial Fleet Tire Digest Web Site Now Easier to Navigate

SAN ANTONIO - The Commercial Fleet Tire Digest, introduced in 2006, is an authoritative guide to reducing tire expenditures. Each month Al Cohn, director of new market development and engineering support for Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.), discusses a subject of particular interest to fleet operators and others concerned with tire safety, wear and cost as well as how to enhance fuel economy through tire technology and use.

New Torqshift Six-Speed Transmission Harnesses, Channels Increased Power from New Ford Engines

DALLAS - All-new diesel and gasoline engines are key reasons why the 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty maintains best-in-class towing and payload and adds enhanced off-road capability.

A.R.E. Installs CX Series Truck Cap on Exterminator Project Truck

MASSILLON, OHIO - In its newest weekly video, A.R.E. equips its pest control work truck - The A.R.E. Exterminator - with the company's CX Series Truck Cap.

All-Electric Navistar Truck Unveiled on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON - Members of Congress were shown an early result of federal stimulus investments paying dividends - an all-electric commercial truck from Navistar, Inc. that does not depend on foreign oil, is already generating jobs, and offers real potential to usher in a new wave of U.S.-led clean vehicle technologies.

Palfinger's Epsilon Cranes Come To North America

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO - The EPSILON timber and recycling crane will now be an additional product Palfinger North America offering in North and Latin America.

Free Webinar on Distracted Driving Oct. 13

TORRANCE, CA - Those who attend all three sessions will receive a Fleet Safety Training Certificate. Sign up now.

Chicago Mayor Daley to Speak at Green Fleet Conference

TORRANCE, CA - Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley will be a featured speaker at the Green Fleet Conference, scheduled Oct. 19-20 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Gov’t Employees Banned from Behind-the-Wheel Texting

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order Oct. 1 to prohibit texting while driving on official government business or while using government-supplied equipment.

Navistar to Produce 400 Electric Trucks

WASHINGTON - Navistar unveiled an all-electric commercial truck to members of Congress Sept. 30 as a preview of the trucks to be built in 2010.

Owens & Minor Joins EPA SmartWay Partnership

RICHMOND, VA - Owens & Minor's private fleet and its energy-efficient business practices earned the SmartWay Performance score of 1.25, the highest rating available in the SmartWay Transport Partnership.

EPA Awards $1.2M for Greener Trucks

NEW YORK - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.2 million to replace 51 older delivery trucks with diesel-electric hybrid trucks certified to the EPA's 2007 diesel standards.

Coca-Cola Deploys More Hybrid Trucks

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - The seven new hybrid-electric delivery trucks will be used on routes throughout Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, and Belen.

2010 Dodge Ram 3500 Chassis Cab

Dodge Announces Order Cutoff Date for 2010-MY Dodge Ram 3500/4500/5500

DETROIT - Dodge is reminding fleets the model-year for 2010 Dodge Ram 3500/4500/5500 Cab and Chassis models will be short, with an order cutoff date of Oct. 8th, due to the limited production window.

Detroit Diesel Applies for EPA Certification of 2010 Engines with BlueTec Emissions Control System

PORTLAND, OR - Detroit Diesel Corporation has filed applications with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resource Board (CARB) for 2010 certification of Detroit Diesel DD13 and DD15 engines with BlueTec emissions control systems.

Hino Trucks Expands Product Offering Through Strengthened Relationship with Fontaine Modification

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks and Fontaine Modification Company announced that Fontaine will open a dedicated modification center in Williamstown, W.V., to support Hino's West Virginia based truck assembly plant.

Voting Now Open for 2010 Fleet Car and Truck of the Year Awards

TORRANCE, CA - Online balloting is now open to award the 2010 Fleet Truck of the Year honors. Voting is open to all professional fleet managers whose fleet units include light-duty trucks. The ballot closes Oct. 15.

Mark Fields, president, The Americas, Ford Motor Company, introduced the 2011 Ford Super Duty to media at the 2009 State Fair of Texas.

2011 Ford Super Duty Boasts Refined Toughness on Exterior, More Interior Content & Comfort

DALLAS - The design team for the 2011 F-Series Super Duty knows what customers demand of Ford's hard-working pickup truck. The challenge is to deliver in new and exciting ways.

Volvo Trucks Showed Tomorrow's Vehicles at ITS in Stockholm

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - Volvo Trucks displayed several exciting next-generation projects at ITS, the world congress for intelligent transport systems and transport services in Stockholm Sept. 21-25.

Toyo Tires Rated #1 Overall Brand for Consumer and Commercial Tires

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tires has once again been rated the #1 Overall Brand for both consumer and commercial tires in Tire Review magazine's annual Tire Brand Study of North American Tire Dealers.

A.R.E. Outfits the Exterminator Pest Control Truck with Bedslide

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E. has outfitted its latest project truck - The A.R.E. Exterminator - with a BedSlide in their ongoing build up of the ultimate pest control work truck.

Shell Rotella Energized Protection Portfolio Leads New Initiative

Shell Lubricants unveiled its revamped Shell Rotella Energized Protection product portfolio, part of a bold initiative in brand positioning and marketing strategy for the brand of heavy-duty engine oil in the U.S.

New IntelliRoute TND 500 From Rand McNally Delivers Trucker Business Tools and Trucker-Tested Routing

SKOKIE, IL - Rand McNally, a leader in trucking industry navigation, announced the availability of the new IntelliRoute TND 500, the first truck navigation device built from the ground up for professional truck drivers.

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