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Mitsubishi Fuso Expanding Dealer Network Across Canada

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) has signed eight new Canadian dealers to its network so far in 2009, and expects to add at least three more, expanding its dealer network across the country by nearly 50 percent.

Daimler Truck Financial Celebrates 35 years in the Trucking Industry

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Daimler Truck Financial celebrates 35 years in the trucking industry, having put over a million trucks on the road since the mid-1970s while building up its portfolio serviced to $5.4 billion and managing more than 43,000 contracts.

Penske Logistics Honored with Eastman Chemical Supplier Excellence Award

READING, PA - For the second straight year, Penske Logistics is a recipient of Eastman Chemical Company's Supplier Excellence Award.

RoadSafe Traffic Systems Implements Fleet Management Solutions Technology

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - RoadSafe Traffic has enhanced their commitment to safety by implementing mobile resource management technologies from Fleet Management Solutions, Inc. (FMS) across their fleet of 700 vehicles.

Mohawk Mobile Column Lifts Now Available

AMSTERDAM, NY - Mohawk Lift's mobile column lifts are available in two through eight column sets in capacities ranging from 18,000 lbs. to 240,000 lbs.

A.R.E. 2009 Product Catalog Highlights 'Outfit for Life' Theme

MASSILLON, OHIO - Truck cap and tonneau cover manufacturer A.R.E. offers its 2009 product catalog, which highlights the company's new "Outfit for Life" initiative.

Minimizer Poly Fenders Now Offered for International Lonestar

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Talk about synchronicity. The new International Lonestar Truck: Edgy, made for individuals, and rugged, is the perfect machine for the Minimizer MIN1300 fenders with the liquid platinum finish option.

Hyster Company Celebrates 80 Years of Lift Truck Manufacturing

GREENVIILLE, NC - Hyster Company, a lift truck designer and manufacturer, celebrates its 80th year as a lift truck manufacturer. Hyster Company was born when Willamette Iron & Steel merged with two other companies in 1929.

Resale Values for Car Segments Improve

GAINESVILLE, GA - All 10 car segments included in Black Book's auction analysis showed increases in value last week, according to Ricky Beggs, vice president and managing editor.

Trucking Firms Edgy Over Rising Diesel Prices

WASHINGTON - On June 22, the U.S. average diesel price rose a fraction of a penny to $2.63 a gallon, up almost 32 cents since last month, according to AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report.

Company's Negligent Driver Check Contributes to Death

YORK, PA - Despite a background check revealing several vehicle citations, one of which reportedly led to previous job termination, York Services still hired the driver responsible for the death of a local businessman, according to York County local newspapers.

Cap-and-Trade Harmful to Trucking industry

FREDERICKSBURG, VA - The American Trucking Associations recently told a congressional committee that a cap-and-trade program would impose "significant costs" on the trucking industry, reported Modern Tire Dealer.

Chrysler Group LLC Announces Production Start at 7 N.A. Assembly Plants

AUBURN HILLS, MI - After finalizing its global strategic alliance with Fiat Group, Chrysler Group LLC announced it will resume volume production of vehicles with the start up of seven of its North American assembly plants the week of June 29.

Hawaii Electric Light Company Debuts First Kenworth Hybrid Truck in State

HILO, HAWAII - The state's first Kenworth medium-duty diesel-electric hybrid truck to enter service in Hawaii was delivered recently to the Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. (HELCO).

Toyo Tires Adds Several New Sizes to Their Line of Light Truck Tires

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has added several new sizes to their full line of products. For pickups, new sizes are available in the Open Country M/T and Open Country H/T, and Open Country H/T with Tuff Duty.

Work Truck Show 2010 Dates & Location Announced

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - North America's largest vocational truck event, The Work Truck Show, will be held in St. Louis in March 2010, in conjunction with the 46th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention.

Leer Offers DeWalt-Branded Thule Racks

ELKHART, IN - Thule, exclusive rack supplier to LEER truck caps and tonneau covers, recently entered into an agreement with DeWALT to offer DeWALT-branded commercial racks.

Precision Fleet Brakes Increases Cryogenic Processing Capabilities

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Precision Fleet Brakes opened a new full service, state-of-the-art cryogenic production center in Gardena, Calif. Precision has expanded its processing capabilities to produce four times more rotors than before.

Free Fuel Optimization Module for Interstate Fleets from TransCore

PORTLAND, OR - TransCore's Fuel & Mileage Tax Reporting Service adds a free fuel optimization module that efficiently routes trucks to multiple, interstate destinations, minimizing fuel use and cost.

A.R.E. Offers Deluxe Commercial Unit Truck Cap for 2009 Models

MASSILLON, OHIO - Truck cap and tonneau cover manufacturer A.R.E. offers its Deluxe Commercial Unit (DCU) to outfit a wide selection of 2009 truck models including Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Isuzu, Nissan, and Toyota models.

Fuel Cell-Powered Crown Forklift Showcased at Annual Symposium

NEW BREMEN, OHIO - At a recent Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium, forklift manufacturer Crown Equipment Corporation demonstrated how emerging fuel-cell technology can be used to power industrial vehicles, including Crown lift trucks.

Firestone Introduces New Work-Rite Suspension Solution

INDIANAPOLIS - Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC expands its product line with Work-Rite, an entry-level load management system featuring micro-cellular urethane load assist springs that install to the vehicle's frame and axle to augment the factory suspension.

Volvo Begins Selling Trucks That Meet 2010 Emissions Standards

GREENSBORO, NC – The trucks meet the standards using Selective Catalytic Reduction, which also increases fuel efficiency and reduces carbon emissions, according to a statement by the manufacturer.

New Tire Label to List Fuel Economy

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed a new replacement tire label that would include, for the first time, information about the tire's impact on fuel economy and carbon dioxide emission reductions.

City of Santa Monica Purchases All-Electric Zero-Emission Truck

SANTA MONICA, CA – The ZeroTruck meets the needs of the city's Water Division and sustainability goals to reduce emissions and use of petroleum.

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