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Hybrid Trucks Showcased at Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON – CALSTART, the Hybrid Truck Users Forum (HTUF), Duke University, Environmental Defense Fund, and U.S. truck and system manufacturers will head to Capitol Hill June 11 for "Hybrid on The Hill Day".

ZAP has completed an engineering project to develop a four-wheel electric pickup with the majority of the parts and components supplied by U.S. companies.

ZAP Completes U.S. Electric Pickup Engineering Project

FRANKLIN, KY – ZAP has completed an engineering project to develop a four-wheel electric pickup with the majority of the parts and components supplied by U.S. companies.

Ferrellgas and ROUSH Promote New Alt-Fuel Vehicle

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., will be among the first to add the ROUSH Liquid Propane Injected Ford F-250 pickup truck to their alternative fuel fleet.

Ferrellgas and ROUSH Join Forces

LIVONIA, MI - Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., one of the nation's largest propane distributors, will be among the first to add the ROUSH Liquid Propane Injected Ford F-250 pickup truck to their alternative-fuel fleet

Navistar Engine Group to Supply V-8 Diesels to Capacity of Texas

MELROSE PARK, IL - Under a recently signed multi-year agreement, Navistar Engine Group will supply an advanced V-8 turbodiesel to Capacity of Texas Inc., a leading maker of terminal tractors for cargo-handling applications.

Penske Logistics Expands Commitment to EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership

READING, PA - Penske Logistics announced an expanded commitment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership, a move that underscores its commitment to environmentally responsible operations.

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Toyo Tires Introduces New Open Country H/T with Tuff Duty

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. introduces the new Toyo Open Country H/T with Tuff Duty. Engineered for high torque diesel pickup trucks that tow trailers or occasionally haul heavy loads, the Open Country H/T with Tuff Duty is an extension of the company's flagship Open Country H/T for light trucks and SUVs.

Navistar Continues Environmental Leadership in 2009

WARRENVILLE, IL - From aerodynamics and hybrid technology to innovative partnerships and streamlined logistics practices, Navistar is leading the way in delivering energy-efficient, "green" transportation solutions.

SuperFlow Acquires Zoom Technology

DES MOINES, IOWA - SuperFlow Technologies Group announced it has acquired the assets of Zoom Technology, Inc.

New Haas GPS Tracker Monitors Temperature in Refrigerated Vans

CULVER CITY, CA - Haas GPS has announced the availability of an advanced business tracker aimed at users of refrigeration vans.

Minimizer Announces Design Enhancements & Changes

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Seeking to improve and streamline Minimizer's family of poly truck fender products, the company has made design enhancements to both the full fender MIN800 "The Brute" and the companion half fender style MIN850 "The Brute Half."

Alkane, Inc. & Tilghman Oil, Inc. Team

LUTHERVILLE, MD - Alkane, Inc. (ALKN) and Tilghman Oil, Inc. announced they will partner to offer businesses and consumers an environmentally friendly, affordable premium grade diesel fuel and home heating oil.

XATA Adds TREQ-M4 In-Cab Color Display

MINNEAPOLIS - XATA Corporation, a fleet optimization software and services company, announced the availability of the TREQ-M4 in-cab color display unit (CDU), the newest in-cab touch-screen computer provided by QSI Corporation.

ACCEL Burnt Spark Plug Wire Cure

PALO ALTO, CA - ACCEL now offers the cure for burnt spark plug wire boots with Extreme 9000 Ceramic Wire kits. The 8mm Ferro-Spiral core wire now has ceramic boots on the spark plug end of the wires that will withstand up to 2,000° F.

Front Winch Bumper Houses Largest Electric Winch

PINEVILLE, NC - This 8500 Front Winch Bumper is designed to house the largest electric winch on the market, the Warn 16.5ti.

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Plumbing & Heating Company Updates Fleet Look

ST. PAUL, MN – Bonfe's Plumbing, Heating & Air Service, Inc. has updated the logos on its fleet to make them "more memorable" to the public, according to

Mack Delivers Hybrid Refuse Truck to NYC

NEW YORK, NY – During a recent event in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Mack Trucks, Inc. was recognized for delivering a diesel-electric hybrid MACK TerraPro Low Entry model refuse truck to the City of New York.

Commercial Truck Fees Up 35% in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The 35-percent increase could mean up to $350,000 a year for the heaviest trucks, according to Capitol News Service.

Valley Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor System

Valley Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor

LODI, CA - The Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor from Valley is designed to provide constant monitoring of all trailer signal lights, including tail lights, market lights, stop and turn lights, while driving.

Alliant Products

Alliant Announces New Products

MADISON, WI - Alliant Power has recently added a number of new products to their product offerings. Alliant Power now carries OE fuel and OE oil filters for the Dodge/Freightliner Sprinter and Jeep Grand Cherokee 2.7L OM 612, 2.7L OM 647, and 3.0L OM 642 engines.

Ford Transit Connect

Ford Transit Connect Brings 22/25 City/Hwy MPG

DEARBORN, MI - Ford is tapping its global portfolio of products to meet the unique needs of American small-business owners with the 2010 Transit Connect, a spacious new fuel-efficient alternative to larger commercial vehicles that's ideal for navigating U.S. cities.

Navistar to Link Dealer Inventories Through Agreement with OEConnection

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar Inc. will optimize its dealers' parts inventory and speed up customer repairs through parts supply chain and intelligence tools provided by OEConnection LLC, an online parts and service exchange in the automotive industry.

Crown Earns 2nd Grant for Fuel Cell Deployment in Lift Trucks

NEW BREMEN, OHIO - Crown Equipment, a lift truck manufacturer, earned a $1 million grant to continue its industry-leading research, testing, and application of fuel cell technology in lift trucks.

Pay Portal Assists Pay-by-the-Hour Fleets

TACOMA, WA - Pay Portal is designed for day delivery fleets that pay by the hour, not long haul. The system gives employers the opportunity to control costs and carefully manage payroll expenses by ensuring accuracy in payroll hours.

Continental Tires Named Original Equipment for Freightliner M2 Trucks

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire North America, Inc. and Freightliner Trucks have announced that Continental tires will now become standard original equipment on all Freightliner Business Class M2 medium-duty trucks.


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