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Trucker Arrested for Illegal Substances in Company Vehicle

EL PASO, TX – A Texas man was recently arrested when an Oregon State Police trooper found marijuana plants, hashish, and a kit used for falsifying urine tests during a check of the man's commercial truck, according to The StatesmanJournal.com.

200+ Commercial Trucks Taken Out of Service During One-Day Safety Inspection

HARRISBURG, PA – Out of 1,258 commercial vehicles inspected, 243 were placed out of service, and Pennsylvania state police issued 791 traffic citations and 1,917 written warnings for vehicle and driver violations.

Nebraska Public Power District Adds New Hybrid Truck to Fleet

COLUMBUS, NE – The Nebraska Public Power District has acquired a hybrid diesel-electric bucket truck as one of its service vehicles for use in the field.

City of Alamogordo Tests Electric Work Truck

ALAMOGORDO, NM – The city is test driving an electric-powered work truck on loan from Miles Electric Vehicles, according to the Alamogordo Daily News.

Mitsubishi Fuso Focuses on Green Vehicle Accomplishments

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – In keeping with its dedication to reducing its environmental footprint, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. in Logan Township, N.J., has focused on environmental improvements to its truck designs and operations.

Con-way Freight Driver Achieves 2 Million Accident-Free Miles

ANN ARBOR, MI – Over the company's 25-year history, more than 1,280 Con-way Freight driver sales representatives have reached the 1-million-mile safe driving milestone, while more than 90 have driven 2 million miles accident-free.

FedEx Truck Driver Honored for Safe Driving

COLUMBUS, GA – Truck driver Eric Carter of Columbus has been honored by FedEx Ground for achieving 10 years of safe driving without a preventable accident, according to The Ledger-Enquirer.

Fire Destroys Four Trucks in Truck Leasing Company Parking Lot

PICO RIVERA, CA – A fire destroyed four big rigs in the parking lot of Rush Truck Leasing Company Friday morning, according to the Daily News.

TRALA Selects Thayer as Chairman

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Idealease of Richmond President and CEO Tom Thayer was unanimously chosen by industry colleagues as 2009-2010 chairman of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA).

Mascoat Products Offers Thermal Insulating and Sound Damping Coating To Large Vehicle Manufacturers

HOUSTON - Mascoat Products, a thermal insulation and sound damping coating company, announces Delta T Automotive (DTA). The Delta T Automotive formula is an advanced, water-based composition of high-grade acrylic binders with air-filled insulating/reflective and sound-damping particles.

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AMSOIL Introduces Extended Life Synthetic 15W-40 Diesel Oil for CJ-4

SUPERIOR, WI - AMSOIL has introduced a new Premium API CJ-4 Synthetic 15W-40 Diesel Oil. The new oil is an upgrade to the company's most popular 15W-40 viscosity, now re-formulated for the 2007 CJ-4 specifications without sacrificing its extended service life.

MobileMax by XATA Helps TransAm Optimize Fleet Operations

MINNEAPOLIS - XATA Corporation announced that TransAm, one of the largest refrigerated fleet operators in the United States, has extended their contract with XATA for its MobileMax fleet management product.

Valley Offers Complete Line Of LED, Incandescent Trailer Lighting

LODI, CA - Valley has expanded its product offering to include a complete line of high-quality LED and incandescent trailer light kits and replacement lighting to meet your towing needs.

A.R.E. Outfits 2009 Ford F-150 with Caps and Covers

MASSILLON, OHIO - A.R.E. offers its popular line of truck caps and tonneau covers for all cab and box configurations on the 2009 Ford F-150 pickup.

Steelmate USA announces the iPark License Plate Mount Cameras

CERRITOS, CA - Steelmate USA introduces the iPark License Plate Mount Cameras. These easy installation CMOS II color cameras operate at extremely low-light applications.

Hella Launches New Work Lamp Retail Program

PEACHTREE CITY, GA - Hella, Inc., the North American aftermarket subsidiary of automotive lighting and electronics supplier Hella, has added new key ingredients to its work lamp program to help build sales and attract a wider range of customers.

Toyo Tire U.S.A Corp. Launches New Toyotires.com

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announced the launch of their all-new Web site, www.toyotires.com. Representing the biggest facelift to date for the company's online presence, the Web site is redesigned from top-to-bottom including a new Web address.

Cummins Turbo Technologies to Consolidate Production in Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC - Cummins Turbo Technologies, a subsidiary of Cummins Inc., announced that it will consolidate its turbocharger operations in Charleston into a single facility over the next 18 months.

Vincentric Announces 2009 Best Fleet Value Awards

BINGHAM FARMS, MI – Vincentric announced the winners of its 2009 Best Fleet Value in America awards, with strong fleet product lines from General Motors and Toyota each earning seven awards, and Ford with five winning vehicles.

Caterpillar, Navistar Move Forward with Global Joint Venture & N.A. Strategic Alliance

PEORIA, IL – Caterpillar and Navistar have signed a definitive agreement to produce Caterpillar heavy-duty vocational trucks for sale in North America and form a 50/50 joint venture that will pursue global commercial truck opportunities outside of North America.

Two ATA Councils Reorganize

ARLINGTON, VA – The Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council and the Security Council of the American Trucking Associations have reorganized to form the Supply Chain Security & Loss Prevention Council.

Cummins Filtration Announces Plans to Extend Distribution of Fleetguard Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) In North America

LOUISVILLE, KY - Cummins Filtration announced plans to extend availability and offering of Fleetguard Diesel Exhaust Fluid to support all customer requirements for 2010 Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)-equipped engines.

Detroit Diesel Introduces the DD16 Engine with BlueTec Technology

REDFORD, MI - Rounding out its series of all-new, heavy-duty engines, Detroit Diesel today unveils the DD16, which is the most powerful engine offered by Detroit Diesel and the first to be launched with BlueTec emissions technology.

Husky Liners Introduces Custom Molded Mud Guards for the 2009 Chevy Silverado HD Pickup & Husky Shield

WINFIELD, KS - Husky Liners introduces its line of custom molded mud guards for the 2009 Chevy Silverado HD Pickup. Available mud guards include a front pair, part no. 56791 and a rear dually pair, part no. 57841.

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AMSOIL Introduces Fuel Efficient, Extended Life Synthetic 5W-40 Premium Diesel Oil

SUPERIOR, WI - AMSOIL Inc., upgraded its Premium API CJ-4 Synthetic 5W-40 Diesel Oil for extended service life highlighting documented fuel efficiency benefits.

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