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Yokohama to Raise Prices 8% on April 1

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corp. will implement a price increase on all of its light and medium commercial truck tires in the United States effective April 1, 2011.

ARI’s Hoysgaard to Speak at NRECA’s TechAdvantage Conference

MT LAUREL, NJ - ARI's Hoysgaard will be presenting, “Improving Management of In-house and Outsourced Fleet Maintenance Management.”

'Next Generation' Program for Truck Dealers to Launch at ATD Convention

McLEAN, VA - The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced a new program today aimed at developing the next wave of medium- and heavy-duty truck dealers to effectively run their own businesses.

Wright Express Announces New Mobile Fuel Site Locator Application

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME - Wright Express, a global provider of business payment processing and information management solutions, announced the release of its new mobile fuel site locator application.

TomTom & Beacon Software Team to Help Towing Fleets

CONCORD, MA - TomTom and Beacon Software have partnered to help towing fleet operators improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase control of drivers and equipment.

Knaack LLC Announces Photo/Video Promotion

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL - Knaack LLC is announcing their new Photo/Video promotion that is running exclusively on Facebook.

Tommy Gate Company Creates New Key Accounts Position

WOODBINE, IOWA - Tommy Gate Company has welcomed Ron Truitt as the newest member of its sales force.

Terex APW Names Saxelby VP of North American Sales


OPEC's oil price basket trend from Jan. 2010 to Jan. 2011.

Gas Prices Hit $3.31 Average Due to Middle East Unrest

TORRANCE, CA – Oil and gas prices are on the rise, caused by fears of supply disruption due to unrest in the Middle East. OPEC has informally agreed to increase output to allay supply concerns.

ATC has assessed the damage to the company's 70,000 sq. ft. main production building and it appears to be a total loss.

Fire Breaks Out in ATC Truck Cover Plant, Destroys 1 Building

GARNETT, KS - On Feb. 8, ATC Truck Covers, a fiberglass truck cap and tonneau cover manufacturer in Garnett, Kan., had a fire start in one of its four buildings around 1 a.m. No one was injured and plans are in place for continued service.

ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Ford E-450 Cutaways Receive CARB Approval

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MI - ROUSH CleanTech's brand new propane autogas fuel system for Ford E-450 cutaway vans has received certification by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) for sale in all 50 states.

Yokohama to Adjust Prices on All Consumer Tires March 1

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation announced it will increase prices by up to 8 percent on all of its consumer tires, which include passenger, performance, and light truck tires.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) marked the production of its 1,000th hybrid electric vehicle with a celebration at its Mt. Holly, N.C. plant. The 1,000th vehicle - a Freightliner Business Class® M2 106 Hybrid truck - is manufactured at the Mt. Holly location.

DTNA Builds 1,000th Hybrid-Electric Vehicle

MT. HOLLY, NC - Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) marked the production of its 1,000th hybrid electric vehicle with a celebration at its Mt. Holly, N.C. plant.

Proposed US 2012 Budget Cuts DERA, Fuel Cell Funding, Boosts Electric

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration’s proposed 2012 budget eliminates or reduces funding for a number of programs, from DERA to fuel cells, and creates a consumer rebate for the purchase of electric vehicles.

CleanFUEL USA and Bi-Phase Technologies will serve as tier-two suppliers for the 49- and 75-gallon capacity LPG fuel system option, respectively, for the 2012 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana.

Chevrolet & GMC to Offer LPG Option for Cutaway Vans

General Motors will offer a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) option for the 2012 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana cutaway 3500 and 4500 vans.

Michelin Creates National Fleet Service Network

GREENVILLE, SC - Michelin North America launched its own franchised commercial tire service network.

Ryder Completes Acquisition of The Scully Companies, Inc.

MIAMI - Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and supply chain management solutions company, completed its previously announced acquisition of The Scully Companies, Inc., based in California.

North American-European Propane Summit to be Held in D.C., Feb. 9

WASHINGTON - A panel discussion will cover the North American propane autogas market in addition to discussion of propane autogas usage worldwide.

Frito-Lay Looking at Propane Autogas for Up to 2,000 Vehicles

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MI - Frito-Lay has partnered with ROUSH CleanTech to develop a liquid propane autogas conversion system for Ford E-350 dual rear-wheel cutaway chassis vehicles. Joe Gold, fleet asset and engineering manager at Frito-Lay North America, said there is potential within the Frito-Lay fleet to convert up to 2,000 gasoline-powered vehicles to propane autogas.

Last Chance! Vote for 2011 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

TORRANCE, CA - Vote online today for the 2011 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year. Voters will be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win an iPod Nano Touch*.

2012 Nissan NV

Nissan Begins Production for All-New Nissan NV

FRANKLIN, TN - Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) officially launched production of its all-new 2012 Nissan NV commercial van with Job One ceremonies at its expanded Canton, Miss., assembly facility.

New Snap On Catalog App

Snap-on Offers New Catalog App

KENOSHA, WI - The latest tools and equipment Snap-on has to offer can now be accessed from the palm of your hand with your iPad or iPhone by downloading the new Snap-on catalog app.

Vision Wheel 19.5-inch heavy-duty wheels

Vision Wheel Introduces New Heavy-Duty Wheels

PORTAGE, IN - Vision Wheel has introduced a series of 19.5-inch heavy-duty styles that reduce the cost of operating 1-ton pickups.

SnowEx SB-1000 Salt Box

SnowEx Introduces New Salt Box

WARREN, MI - SnowEx introduces the SB-1000 salt box, an economical version of its popular storage systems. The SB-1000 features a durable design but is inexpensive, making it ideal for entry-level needs.

A.R.E. AluRack

New AluRack Roof Rack Available from A.R.E.

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E. expanded its line of truck cap accessories with the AluRack by Prime Design - a 100-percent aluminum construction roof-mounted rack available from A.R.E. for full-size short bed and long bed trucks.


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