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Valley Introduces New Electric Tongue Jack for Trailers

LODI, CA - Hooking trailers to tow vehicles just got easier thanks to the new Electric Tongue Jack for deluxe models #76057 in white and #76058 in black from Valley.

UPS Completes Deployment of 300 New 'Green' Trucks

ATLANTA – Over the past month, UPS has deployed 300 new delivery trucks powered by compressed natural gas to seven cities in Colorado, Georgia, Oklahoma, and California.

Economic Stimulus Provides Funding for Fleets

PRINCETON, NJ – President Obama has signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which includes significant funds for fleets.

Kenworth Introduces Hybrid Service Truck Targeted To Companies with Field Service Operations

KIRKLAND, WA – Kenworth Truck Company introduced its first diesel-electric hybrid truck in a service application at the recent World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas.

Navistar’s Launches Partsmart Value Line

WARRENVILLE, IL – In response to the tough economic times, Navistar is launching a new value line, private label brand of truck parts aimed at cost-conscious truck owners.

Wheels Introduces New Way to Measure Fleet Performance

DES PLAINES, IL – Wheels, Inc., fleet leasing company, recently introduced technology enhancements to support its Application Code concept, which was introduced to the industry earlier this year.

Mohawk Lifts Announces New Mobile Jack Stands

AMSTERDAM, NY – Mohawk Lifts has announced the certification of their low, medium, and full height Mobile Jacks Stands, which have been ETL certified to pass ANSI/PALD standards.

TruckWeight Introduces TruckWeight FleetLink

HALIFAX, N.S. - TruckWeight Inc. introduced TruckWeight FleetLink, a telematics device that gives fleet managers the ability to electronically capture and communicate axle-weight data generated by the company’s Smart Scale wireless scale for commercial vehicles.

Red Dot Corp. To distribute ClimaCab All-Electric Heating and Cooling System

SEATTLE – Red Dot Corp. announced that Glacier Bay Inc.’s ClimaCab all-electric climate-control system for commercial vehicles will be available to its network of warehouse distributors starting February 2009.

Dodge Introduces "New Crew" of Ram Chassis Cabs

AUBURN HILLS, MI - The all-new Dodge Ram Chassis Cabs feature more than 25 safety and security features.

New Tundra Platinum and Work Truck Packages on Display

TORRANCE, CA - New Toyota Tundra includes an all-new 4.6-liter V8 engine.

Isuzu Announces Organizational Changes

TOYKO – Effective February 9, 2009, the following organizational changes will occur at Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA).

2010 Transit Connect

Ford Transit Connect for North America Revealed at the 2009 Chicago Show

CHICAGO/COLOGNE – The North American market version of the Ford Transit Connect commercial vehicle is making its debut at the 2009 Chicago Motor Show, Feb. 13-22.

Detroit Diesel BlueTec SCR Technology Weathers 12 Million Miles of Testing

ORLANDO, FL– Detroit Diesel announced that it has completed 12 million miles of testing on its BlueTec Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, including its third year of engineering testing in some of the harshest of winter environments possible.

Last Chance to Vote for Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

TORRANCE, CA – Last chance to vote! Online voting for the 2009 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year closes Sunday, Feb. 15th!

Study Reveals Commercial Truckers Prefer EGR Over SCR for Diesel Engines

PRINCETON, N.J. – Heavy- and medium-duty commercial truckers knowledgeable on the upcoming 2010 EPA diesel emissions changes would mostly rather have exhaust gas recirculation technology in new diesel engines than selective catalytic reduction technology.

Tanfield to Build Electric Trucks in U.S.

TYNE & WEAR, U.K. – The Tanfield Group, a British electric truck maker, is plugging into the U.S. market, with plans to build and sell a line of medium-duty electric trucks in the United States.

Midway Introduces “Green” Pinnacle Bus

ELKHART, IN – Midway Specialty Vehicles is pleased to introduce the new Pinnacle Bus. Built on a Sprinter chassis, the Pinnacle is designed to be “environmentally friendly” and able to annually reduce CO2 carbon monoxide emissions by up to 12,500 lbs.

PacLease Continues Record Growth – Adds 13 New Locations to Serve United States and Canada

BELLEVUE, WA – PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) continues its rapid expansion with the announcement of 13 new locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Navistar First to Earn EPA Certification as Both Transport Partner and Truck Manufacturer

WARRENVILLE, IL – Navistar continues to distinguish itself as an industry leader in environmental responsibility by becoming the first Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to receive dual certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Wal-Mart Tests New PACCAR Hybrid Trucks

BENTONVILLE, AR - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced it will test a new type of heavy-duty commercial hybrid truck and a new type of alternatively fueled truck, developed by Bellevue, Wash.-based PACCAR.

ARI Appoints John Storz to Manager of Heavy Truck and Equipment Remarketing

MT. LAUREL, NJ - ARI - Automotive Resources International, has appointed John Storz to manager heavy truck and equipment remarketing.

Intergis Introduces New “Kuva” GPS Wireless Asset Tracking Device at The 2009 International Builders’ Show

LAS VEGAS – Intergis, a single-source provider of mobile resource management and logistics technologies, introduced the new Kuva, a configurable wireless asset tracking device for the construction and homebuilding industries.

Master Lock Introduces First-of-its-Kind Truck Bed U-Lock

MILWAUKEE – Master Lock, a manufacturer of padlocks and related security products, announced the availability of its revolutionary new Truck Bed U-Lock locking system that safely and conveniently secures virtually anything you can carry in a pick-up truck’s cargo area.

Things Are Getting Sticky at Roush

LIVONIA, MI – Things are getting sticky at ROUSH Performance with the introduction of a new ROUSH Threadlocker and ROUSH Super Glue.


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