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Penske Truck Leasing ordered 600 Volvo VN670 tractors with EPA2010-certified Volvo D13 engines and selective catalytic reduction (SCR). The initial 100 units of the order have been built and are the remaining 500 VN670s will be produced and delivered over the next several months.

Penske Truck Leasing Orders 600 Volvo VNs

READING, PA - Penske ordered 600 Volvo VN670 tractors with EPA2010-certified Volvo D13 engines and selective catalytic reduction (SCR).


Chameleon 2000 Awards Missouri Fleet Director TaleGator at 2010 NAFA I & E

DETROIT - Chameleon 2000, a new addition to the 2010 NAFA I&E, not only brought its fuel-saving lightweight van partition device to Detroit's Cobo Hall for the expo; the company also held a drawing for a unique giveaway item - the TaleGator.

AmeriGas Takes Delivery of Propane F-250 Pickup

WASHINGTON - ROUSH Enterprises CEO Jack Roush handed AmeriGas Propan'es CEO the keys to a brand-new 2010 propane-fueled F-250 pickup, the first of many ROUSH vehicles to be added to the AmeriGas fleet.

Knapheide Now Offering Propane Fuel Systems

LIVONIA, MI - ROUSH Performance announces that the Knapheide Manufacturing Company has become their newest partner to sell and install their line of ROUSH liquid propane fuel systems for Ford Commercial trucks, vans, and cutaways.

Hauler Racks & ProRac Systems Announce Merger

MINNEAPOLIS - Effective immediately, Hauler Racks and ProRac Systems are now one company. Through the merger, the companies expect to offer customers a wider range of products.

ADT Security Services recently purchased 1,500 Ford Transit Connects and intends to double that number within the next six months, saving some $5.3 million annually in fuel costs while reducing carbon emissions.

ADT Security Expects $5.3M Savings in Fuel Costs

DEARBORN, MI - ADT Security Services expects to save $5.3 million annually in fuel costs while reducing carbon emissions by operating approximately 3,000 Ford Transit Connects.

Isuzu Commercial Truck & Utilimaster Partner on New Commercial Van

ANAHEIM, CA - The walk-in van will combine the functionality and design flexibility of a custom-built work truck with the styling and ergonomics of a cargo van.

AmeriFleet Introduces WorkTruck Transport

ALPHARETTA, GA - WorkTruck Transport will fulfill the unique needs of upfitters and truck fleets with logistics services and turnkey deliveries in accordance with the highest safety standards and at competitive prices.

Yokohama and Isuzu Team to Launch Commercial Truck Dealer Program

FULLERTON, CA - Creating a new way to provide products and service to fleet owners and owner/operators - including national accounts - Yokohama Tire Corporation announced it is partnering with Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. on an innovative commercial truck dealer program.

Michelin Will Hike Truck Tire Prices

GREENVILLE, SC - Michelin North America Inc. will raise prices on replacement truck tires sold in the U.S. by 3-7 percent on May 1

Navistar Withdraws Lawsuit Against CARB

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation withdrew a lawsuit previously filed against the California Air Resources Board (CARB) following an agreement with CARB that addresses the issues that prompted the court action.

Hino Model 268 Commercial Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

NOVI, MI - Hino Trucks model 268 took home the 2010 Medium Duty Commercial Truck of the Year award, announced April 25, during a ceremony at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention & Expo, the first time a medium-duty version of the award was given.

ICTA and Utilimaster Announce New Commercial Van

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA), Inc., distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, and Utilimaster, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty chassis and vehicles, introduced an all-new commercial van.

Spartan Motors Reports 2010 First Quarter Results

CHARLOTTE, MI - Spartan Motors, Inc. announced break-even results for its 2010 first quarter with net sales of $122.5 million.

Three generations of the Blatt family work for Greencrete, which uses three new Kenworth W900S CNG mixers. At far right is Jerry Blatt, owner of Sandman Inc., parent company of Greencrete and Star Concrete in San Jose, Calif. From left are his grandson Tyler Blatt and son Brandon Blatt, Greencrete's supervisor of operations.

Greencrete First Fleet to Add Kenworth CNG Mixers Into Operations

SAN JOSE, CA - Jerry Blatt thinks running CNG-powered Kenworth mixers makes a lot of sense for his company's new division, Greencrete.

FleetMentor Adds J. J. Keller's Interactive, Online Training to Service

NEENAH, WI - FleetMentor, the online fleet management advisor by J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., was enhanced with the integration of J. J. Keller's library of interactive training courses.

Airport Shuttles Turn to ROUSH Propane Vans

LIVONIA, MI - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is among the first, but certainly not the last, airport in the country to require servicing fleets to run vehicles on an alternative fuel. Many are looking to ROUSH propane-fueled E-Series vans to meet the requirements.

Kinedyne Introduces New, Improved Winch Design

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Kinedyne introduces a new winch design that includes a cast mandrel, engineered to meet the most demanding load securement applications faced by drivers on the road.

New Honing Tool Keeps Noise Out of Brakes

LOS ANGELES - Brush Research Manufacturing is introducing its Flex-Hone Tool to manufacturers, rebuilders, and service shops for use on brake system rotors.

New Revolution Lift Line Offers Quality & Value at the Right Price

MADISON, IN - Introducing the Revolution Lift brand of vehicle lifts, from the world's leading lift manufacturer and available throughout North America from local Rotary Lift distributors.

Goodyear Wingfoot Truck Outlets to Change Name

AKRON, OHIO - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC subsidiary announced plans to rebrand the its on-highway, truck stop network.

FCCC Receives Esteemed Daimler Environmental Leadership Award

GAFFNEY, SC - A leader in sustainability efforts in the trucking industry, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) recently received the Environmental Leadership Award from Daimler AG.

Shorter-Haul Intermodal Not Increasing in Importance, FTR Analysis Shows

NASHVILLE, IN - The share of domestic intermodal revenue movements accounted for by moves of 1,000 miles or less has declined in the past year.

Kamps Propane Becomes Biggest California User of ROUSH Propane Trucks

LIVONIA, MI - Though they are not the biggest player in the propane industry, Kamps Propane is the biggest user of ROUSH propane-fueled vehicles in the western states.

Daimler Trucks North America Delivers First U.S. EPA 2010 Fleet to Meijer

PORTLAND, OR - Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced delivery of its first fleet of U.S. EPA 2010 trucks to Meijer.


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