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New York Department of Sanitation Runs First Hino Hybrid in U.S.

NEW YORK - Hino Trucks, a leader in commercial hybrid truck technology, brought its light-duty diesel hybrid cab-over (COE) to the U.S. for the first time, providing its hybrid to the New York Department of Sanitation (DSNY).


Huston Named Sales & Business Development Manager for State Wide Aluminum

ELKHART, IN - Rick Huston joined the TAG organization as sales and business development manager for State Wide Aluminum, a TAG member company located in Elkhart, Ind.

2 New Distributors Join Mansfield Oil's DeliveryONE Network

GAINESVILLE, GA - Yocum Oil and Diamond Oil are now trained and certified to sell Air1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) through Mansfield Oil's DeliveryONE network. Collectively both companies will supply DEF in 252 counties in 3 states, including Minnesota, Nebraska, and Iowa.

OEM Data Delivery Hour Meter Technology Fills Important Niche

SHELTON, CT - OEM Data Delivery, a leader in technology tools that help construction, off-highway, and aggregate companies minimize their cost of operation, introduced an RFID hour meter designed to be the lowest cost wireless remote hour meter in the industry.

SmartLift Anniversary Brochure Celebrates 15 Years

MADISON, IN - As part of the year-long "Proven 15/50" campaign celebrating the 15th anniversary and 50,000th unit of the SmartLift inground lift, Rotary Lift released a new SmartLift anniversary brochure.

A.R.E. Awarded GSA Contract for Truck Caps & Tonneau Covers

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E. announced the company was awarded a Government Service Administration (GSA) contract to sell its line of truck caps and tonneau covers to government agencies throughout the United States.

Chrysler Recalls Minivans and Jeeps

DETROIT - Chrysler Group LLC is recalling nearly 600,000 vehicles involving five models in the United States, according to Reuters.

55% of Vehicles Have One Under-Inflated Tire

WASHINGTON - A recent nationwide survey by the Rubber Manufacturers Association found 55 percent of vehicles have at least one under-inflated tire and only one in six vehicles has four properly inflated tires.

Truck Fleets Invited to Participate in Online Survey

SPARKS, MD - PHH Arval invites managers of medium and heavy truck fleets to participate in the 2010 Truck Fleet Survey. Participants who take the survey will be entered to win a Netbook companion PC.

Hunter Contracting 1st Ariz. Contractor to Install Hepo Oil Bypass Systems on Fleet

GILBERT, AZ - The first Arizona general contractor to put the high-efficiency HEPO Oil Bypass Systems on its fleet expects to reduce annual oil consumption by more than 66 percent, or 3,500 gallons.

Load'N'Go Full-Size, Removable Utility Body

PHOENIX, AZ - Load'N'Go is the industry's first fully removable and transferable, full size, steel utility body.

Isuzu N-Series Gasoline Trucks to be Assembled by Spartan Motors

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., announced that Spartan Motors, Inc., was selected to assemble gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series trucks.

Lucky Deuces Truck Stop to Compete Like 'Big Guys'

HOUSTON - FuelQuest, Inc., an on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, announced a five-year contract with Lucky Deuces Casino and Truck Stop.

Visit A.R.E. Truck Caps at GFX

AUSTIN, TEXAS - A.R.E., a manufacturer of fiberglass truck caps and tonneau covers for the commercial market will be displaying a Toyota Tundra, topped with A.R.E's Deluxe Commercial Unit Truck Cap.

Ford Expands Alternative-Fuel Conversion Capability to F-450, F-550 Super Duty

DEARBORN, MI - Ford announced that it will begin offering an alternative-fuels engine prep package for its 6.8-liter F-450 and F-550 Super Duty chassis cab.

National Trailer Dealers Association 20th Annual Convention

BRIGHTON, MI - Helping Trailer Dealers Succeed is the theme for the 20th Annual National Trailer Dealers Association Convention, Oct. 14-15, 2010, at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, Calif.

Hino Trucks Adds Hitachi as Preferred Financial Partner

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks announced that it entered into an agreement with Hitachi Capital America Corp., that will expand Hino's current commercial financing options.

Register Now for the 2010 AFLA Conference

LAS VEGAS - Register now for the 2010 Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) Conference, scheduled for Sept. 8-10 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa at Summerlin. Register by Aug. 31 to receive a special room rate.

Verizon to Add 576 Chevrolet Hybrids to Fleet

NEW YORK - As part of an initiative to green its fleet, Verizon purchased 576 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrids, the only hybrid pickup trucks equipped with a two-mode hybrid system.

House Passes Legislation to Extend Biodiesel Credit

WASHINGTON - A $1-per-gallon biodiesel tax credit that expired Dec. 31 would be extended under legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

Hybrid Electric Vehicles Join UPS Fleet in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - UPS announced its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles had expanded with the deployment of 50 next-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks to Philadelphia.

TRALA-Opposed Trailer Owner Liability Bill Vetoed in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MN - Minnesota legislation being pushed by trial lawyers and opposed by TRALA and the Minnesota Trucking Association was vetoed by Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) May 25.


Calkins Joins Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products Group

ATLANTA - Tom DeVaux, vice president and general manager of Crown North America, a division of the Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products (CVP) Group, announced that Lee Calkins joined the company May 3.

ACS Helps Trucking Carriers Track Driver Fatigue, Lower Accident Rates

DALLAS - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS), A Xerox Company, announced it is working with two popular highway travel centers to help the commercial trucking industry improve highway safety by monitoring driver fatigue.

Bridgestone Unveils R197 Truck Tire

NASHVILLE, TN - Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions introduced the Bridgestone R197, a low rolling resistance radial truck tire approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay program.


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