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MTE Launches GM Hood Assist

MONROE, WI – Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc. (MTE), headquartered in Monroe, Wis., is proud to announce the launch of a new product designed to make it easier to open the hood on larger GM model trucks — the MTE Hood Assist.

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FleetCards USA Launches New FleetCards TrendWatch Advisory Council

ATLANTA – The new FleetCards TrendWatch council will identify new and upcoming trends and articulate them to the industry.

Mitsubishi Fuso Offers New Incentive

REDFORD, MI – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America announced its “Show Me the Money” sales event, an incentive program open to all retail customers in the United States who purchase a new Mitsubishi Fuso truck and take delivery by Dec. 31.

Green Products to Be Recognized at the Work Truck Show 2009

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – In an effort to recognize companies that develop innovative products and technology that improve work truck fuel utilization, the National Truck Equipment Association has created The Work Truck Show Green Award.

Kenworth Truck Company Offers Key Tips on Spec’ing for Medium-Duty Trucks

LEBANON, MO - Kenworth Truck Company recommends that companies know their payload, terrain conditions, and body requirements to better spec medium-duty trucks for business applications.

Rand McNally Commercial Transportation Launches New IntelliRoute Dock2Dock Software Using NAVTEQ Map Data

SKOKIE, IL – Rand McNally’s new IntelliRoute Dock2Dock solution provides truck-attributed dock-to-dock navigation on city and inter-neighborhood streets

NADA & ATD Successful in Effort to Exempt Auxiliary Power Units From Federal Excise Tax

WASHINGTON – The National Automobile Dealers Association and American Truck Dealers led a successful effort to exempt Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) from the 12 percent federal excise tax (FET).

Cummins Announces Standby Commitment to Purchase $25 Million in Stock to Support Irwin Financial Restructuring Plan

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. has agreed to provide a standby commitment in support of the previously announced restructuring plan by Irwin Financial Corporation.

Mobile Awareness, LLC Releases VisionStat Portable Wireless Color Camera System for Hitching Alignment & Temporary Use

CLEVELAND– Mobile Awareness, LLC, a provider of transportation safety products, has released its VisionStat Portable, a new transportable wireless camera system.

Delphi Audio Systems Help Commercial Fleet Owners Enhance Cabin Comfort and Convenience

TROY, MI – Delphi Corporation provides audio systems with multi-functionality aimed to meet the needs of commercial truck drivers, manufacturers, and fleet owners.

Cadec Launches Mobius Insight

PITTSBURGH – Cadec Global has launched Mobius Insight, a new add-on feature to its flagship Mobius TTS solution.

Europe's First Car & Van Rental Industry Show to Launch in September 2009

HANNOVER, GERMANY – The Expo, launched by UKIP Media & Events Ltd., held in Hannover, Germany, will showcase key technologies, services, and strategies vital for the daily operations of rental companies.

Yokohama Tire Corporation to Adjust Prices on Replacement Tires

FULLERTON, CA – Effective Dec. 1, Yokohama Tire Corporation will increase prices on all of its consumer tires by up to 10 percent as a result of increases in the cost of raw materials.

Navistar Expands Hybrid Truck Line with New International DuraStar Hybrid Tractor

SOUTH BEND, IN – At the Hybrid Truck Users Forum in South Bend, Ind., Navistar unveiled an additional hybrid truck configuration — the International DuraStar Hybrid tractor.

Penske Truck Leasing Joins EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership and Names New Vice President of Sustainability

READING, PA – Penske Truck Leasing has announced its collective support and participation in the SmartWay Transport Partnership.

Natural Gas Suppliers Make Case for Alternative Fuel Trucks

SAN PEDRO, CA – Clean Energy made its case for alternative-fueled trucks to independent owner-operator drayage drivers, with a little help from officials from the San Pedro Bay ports, the South Coast AQMD, and a few trucking companies.

Michelin Rolls Out SaverGreen Truck Tire

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Groupe Michelin has introduced a medium truck tire, the Michelin X Energy SaverGreen, which contains the company’s Energy Flex “heat- stable” casing.

VanWise Van Interior Packages From Wise Industries Qualify for Commercial Incentive Programs

OLD HICKORY, TN – Wise Industries, Inc.’s VanWise interior packages qualify for commercial incentive programs, allowing fleet owners and independent contractors to equip an eligible new van for little or no cash out of pocket.

Extend Range with a Transfer Flow 50-Gallon Auxiliary Fuel Tank System

CHICO, CA - Transfer Flow, Inc. now offers Increase a 50-gallon auxiliary fuel tank, which allows vehicle operators to drive more than twice as many miles between fuelings.

A.R.E. Adds 0.019 Aluminum Truck Cap to its Product Line

MASSILLON, OHIO – Tonneau cover manufacturer A.R.E. recently reintroduced its 0.019 Aluminum Unit to the market.

Waste Management of Orange County Receives Cal/OSHA’s Safety Certification

ORANGE, CA – Waste Management of Orange County has achieved Cal/OSHA’s esteemed “SHARP,” or Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program, designation at its four sites in Orange County.

Lift Leader Makes Environment Top Priority

STEVENSVILLE, MD – Stertil-Koni, a provider of heavy-duty vehicle lifts, is now a leader in earth-friendly lifts.

SuperSteer Introduces Rear Trac Bar for Dodge 2500-3500 Trucks

GRANTS PASS, OR – SuperSteer has introduced its Rear Trac Bar for Dodge 2500-3500 trucks.

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BedSlide Now Available for the NEW Hummer H3T

MEDFORD, OR – IFW, Inc. has made its BedSlide available for the new Hummer H3T.


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