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CNG Process for Full-Size Van Nears Completion

DETROIT - General Motors has finalized the production process for its compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans, allowing the company to deliver fleet customers complete vehicles with a fully integrated and dedicated CNG fuel system starting this fall.

ATD Leads Effort to Stimulate New Truck Sales with Letter to President

McLEAN, VA - The ATD division of NADA sent a letter to President Obama urging the creation of a federal stimulus program to boost new-truck sales and put cleaner, more fuel-efficient trucks on the road.

LEER Now Offers National Fleet Programs

ELKHART, IN - In response to demand from larger regional and national fleets for cost-effective commercial caps for pickup trucks, LEER parent Truck Accessories Group, LLC recently tripled its production capacity for aluminum caps.

International ProStar+ with MaxxForce 13 Advanced EGR Independently Tested

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar, Inc. announced results from independent, third-party testing which prove the new 2010 International ProStar+ Class 8 tractor with the MaxxForce 13 Advanced EGR engine is the industry leader in fluid economy.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Launches Online Fuel Savings Calculator for Commercial Fleet Owners

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation announced the launch of an interactive, online-based tool on its Web site that will enable commercial fleet owners to learn how to improve the bottom line in terms of gas savings.

NETS Announces the 2010 Drive Safely Work Week Campaign

VIENNA, VA - The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the launch of "Drive Safely Work Week 2010: Focus... Safe Driving is Serious Business," Oct. 4-8.

Elgin Industries Named Navistar Diamond Supplier

ELGIN, IL - Elgin Industries, a manufacturer of internal engine components, king pins and other precision-engineered products for the original equipment truck and automotive markets, was honored as a Navistar Diamond Supplier by Navistar International Corporation.

W.B. Mason Company to Add 106 Trucks to Fleet

MIAMI - Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and supply chain management solution company, announced a renewed and expanded full-service lease contract with W.B. Mason Company.

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Opens 33rd Wingfoot Truck Care Center

FORT SMITH, AR - Wingfoot Commercial Tire opened a new truck maintenance center in Midland, Texas, providing truck fleets with new tires, retreads, light mechanical service, preventive maintenance, and roadside assistance.

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New Snap-on Round Head Ratchet

KENOSHA, WI - The new Snap-on 3/8-inch 100-tooth round head ratchet (FHNF100) is a new ratchet for work truck maintenance professionals.

EPA and CARB Present Proposals to Reconsider 2010 SCR Engine Certification Requirements

EL MONTE, CA - Navistar International Corp. announced the U.S. EPA and CARB presented preliminary proposals aimed at the compliance loopholes found in current 2010 liquid-based SCR systems.

PHH Arval Acquires Select Assets of The Center for Transportation Safety, LLC

SPARKS, MD - PHH Arval announced it has acquired select assets of the Center for Transportation Safety, LLC, including the company's brand.

Isuzu Begins Production of First-in-Class Engines to Meet 2010 Standards

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, announced that production has begun of the U.S. market's first and only low-cab-forward medium-duty diesel engines to meet the newest and strictest emissions standards.

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Tijuana, Mexico Facility

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing announced the opening of its new 12,000-square-foot Tijuana, Mexico facility, located at Tijuana Otay Mesa Industrial area at Calle 5 Sur No. 1080.

EPA Awards More than $1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority

DALLAS - To improve air quality and reduce emissions from in-use diesel engines, the EPA awarded more than $1 million to reduce diesel emissions to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority.

Cummins Validates ISX11.9 as Engine Choice for Vocational & Specialty Vehicles

COLUMBUS, IN - Cummins Inc. announced it received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (ARB) for its ISX11.9 diesel engine.

Continental's Regional Steer Tire Family Now Verified by SmartWay

FORT MILL, SC - The entire regional steer tire family of products from Continental Tire the Americas, LLC is added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership's list of verified fuel savings technologies.

Penske Selects Air1 for DEF Needs

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI - Penske selected Yara's Air1 brand of DEF to be a primary supplier of DEF across the USA and Canada.

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SuperShuttle Introduces the NEXCOM Mobile Tablet PC

PHOENIX - SuperShuttle International, Inc., a shared ride airport shuttle company, along with NEXCOM has begun rolling out the Mobile Tablet PC to all its franchise drivers.

Bestop Releases TrekStep

BROOMFIELD, CO - Bestop's brand new TrekStep is now available. The spring-loaded step provides easy access into a truck bed with a simple push of your foot and offers a 10 minute install.

PALFINGER North America Introduces 9 NEW Crane Models

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO - PALFINGER continues to introduce new models in its trendsetting "High Performance" range. Nine new crane models were recently introduced to the North American market.

Cox Enterprises Streamlines Fleet Operations

ATLANTA - Within the first year of using FleetWave, the company was able to promote a 10-percent fleet size reduction for its communications, media, and headquarter divisions.

Ford to Offer V-10 Gas Engine on Medium-Duty Chassis Cabs

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Company's class-exclusive truck offerings will extend to medium-duty chassis cabs with the arrival of the 6.8L V-10 gas engine in 2012.

ARI Truck Hazard Perception Program Targets High-Risk Driver Behaviors

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), a global fleet management solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announces a Truck Hazard Perception program that identifies and addresses exact driver behaviors that present the greatest risk.

JASPER Offers Late-Model Cummins ISB 6.7L Complete Diesel Engine

JASPER, IN - Jasper Engines & Transmissions now has the late-model Cummins ISB 6.7L Common Rail Front Gear Train Complete engine for sale.


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