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Penske Truck Leasing Celebrated Grand Opening of $7.6 Million State-of-the-Art Facility in Portland, Oregon

READING, PA – On Nov. 1, Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a 14,000 square-foot new facility in Portland, Ore.

STAHL Rolls out ChallengerST Service Body

WOOSTER, OHIO – STAHL has made the traditional service body better with the ChallengerST Service Body with a corrosion-resistant, all-galvanneal steel body featuring a “Lock Bolt Construction” which reduces the exposed welding used on conventional service bodies.

DiamondBack Side Toolboxes — A Custom No-Drill Toolbox Solution

PHILIPSBURG, PA – The DiamondBack Side Toolboxes, now available, are open tool bins that mount to the underside of the DiamondBack HD Truck Cover.

SNUGLIDS Standard Equipment on New Phoenix Electric Truck

LONG BEACH, CA – SNUGTOP, a leading provider of fiberglass truck caps and tonneau covers, and Phoenix Motorcars, a trend-setting manufacturer of environmentally friendly zero-emission vehicles, are pleased to announce a new partnership.

Freightliner to Bring 340-Plus Jobs to York County

PORTLAND, OR – A sales and marketing division of Freightliner will call York County home, moving more than 340 jobs to a new $10 million site.

DOT Requirements Flow Chart Now Available

TORRANCE, CA - Do you know if your fleet truck falls under DOT compliance?

Isuzu Truck Introduces First Low-Cab Forward, Gas-Powered Crew Cab

LOUISVILLE, KY – Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has announced the availability of the industry's first gas-powered, low-cab forward crew cab truck.

UPS Expands Green Fleet

ATLANTA – UPS is adding 306 alternative-fuel vehicles to its fleet, taking delivery of 139 new propane delivery trucks, and placing an order for 167 compressed natural gas (CNG) delivery trucks in North America.

Dodge Announces Pricing for 2008 Sprinter

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Continuing its commercial vehicle onslaught, Dodge today announced pricing for the 2008 Sprinter.

Navistar Interested in Buying GM's Medium-Duty Commercial Truck Business

FLINT, MI – Navistar apparently is very serious about buying General Motors' medium-duty commercial truck business, which is based at GM's Flint Truck Assembly Plant.

LEER Exhibits at the SEMA Show

LAS VEGAS - LEER will once again take part in one of the nation's largest trade expositions, the annual SEMA Show.

(L-R) Dennis Beal, VP physical assets, FedEx Freight; Mark Mendel, branch mgr. selling dealer MHC Kenworth; Bob Christensen, Kenworth GM / PACCAR VP; Doug Duncan, president and CEO, FedEx Freight.

Kenworth Receives FedEx Freight Outstanding Performance Award

KIRKLAND, WA – Kenworth Truck Company recently received a FedEx Freight Outstanding Performance Award based on its exceptional performance during the past fiscal year.

National Motor Freight Traffic Association Names Members to the Commodity Classification Standards Board

ALEXANDRIA, VA – NMFTA has named the members of the Commodity Classification Standards Board for the purpose of developing and maintaining the National Motor Freight Classification.

Anderson Elected to TRALA Board

ARLINGTON, VA – The Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) announced that Scott Anderson was elected to serve on TRALA's Board of Directors.

Thule to Debut 2008 Professional Line Products at SEMA

LAS VEGAS – Thule, Inc., a manufacturer of premium load carriers for all vehicles, will showcase its new Professional line of contractor-grade rack systems and accessories at the 2007 SEMA Show.

Kenworth Sales Company Opens Largest Kenworth Dealership in North America

WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH – Kenworth Sales Company's grand opening celebration for its new $13 million, 122,000 square-foot flagship location was recently held in Salt Lake City.

First Plug-In Hybrid Aerial Lift Truck Introduced by Odyne Corp. & Dueco Inc.

LOUISVILLE, KY – Odyne Corporation and Dueco, Inc. have introduced the first plug-in hybrid aerial lift truck.

Boeing Company Awards Transportation Management Contract to Ryder

MIAMI – The Boeing Company has selected Ryder to provide global transportation management services.

NTEA Chassis Manufacturers Offer Glimpse Into New Model-Year Changes

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – Ten chassis manufacturers presented changes and updates for their commercial vehicles at the New Model Truck Product Conference held Sept. 17–19.

GM to Cut Second Shift at Pontiac Truck in May: Shrinking Demand for Full-Size Vehicles Cited

DETROIT, MI – General Motors Corp. said it will stop production of its second shift at the Pontiac Truck plant, due to shrinking market demand for full-size pickup trucks.

Workhorse Introduces New Walk-In Truck Look

UNION CITY, IN – Workhorse's walk-in truck has a new look via a new nose and front grill.

WALTCO Introduces the New WDL-XT Series Liftgate

TALLMADGE, OHIO – WALTCO Truck Equipment Co. has introduced the Waltco Direct Lift (WDL) Extra Tough (XT) rail-type liftgate.

Muñoz Trucking Turns to Fleet One to Reduce Costs, Driver Downtime

HORIZON CITY, TEXAS – In order to manage the businesses growth, Texas-based Muñoz trucking has partnered with Tennessee-based Fleet One.

TRALA Seeking Texas Temporary Titling Registration Fix

ARLINGTON, VA – TRALA is urging the Texas Department of Transportation to reinstate a process for issuing temporary titling and operating authority to truck owners and motor carriers.

Detroit Diesel DD15 Debuts

REDFORD, MI – After nearly five years and $1.5 billion in development, the new heavy-duty Detroit Diesel DD15 engine has been unveiled at the Detroit Diesel plant.

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