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Safety Tip: Adjusting to the Time Change

A return to standard time generally means more driving during dusk and after-dark hours. Here's advice to help fleet drivers make the transition more smoothly.

Photo of 2017 Frontier courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Offers 2017 Frontier With Work Truck Package

Nissan is offering a "work truck package" with its 2017 Frontier mid-size pickup, which will retails for at least $19,330 and is on sale now, Nissan has announced.

Photo courtesy of the American Lung Association.

Health Costs From Vehicle Emissions Studied

The health and climate costs of gasoline-powered vehicles operating in 10 states added $18.42 to the overall impact of a 16-gallon tank of gasoline in 2015, the American Lung Association claims in a new report.

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Caravan Transport Leverages BlackBerry Radar

BlackBerry Limited, a global software provider, announced its end-to-end asset tracking solution, BlackBerry Radar, has been deployed with Caravan Transport Group Inc.

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VT Hackney Names President, CEO

Truck bodybuilder VT Hackney has appointed Steve Miller as its president and CEO, following the retirement of Mike Tucker, who led the company for 15 years.

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Netradyne Adds New Detection Features to Driveri Platform

Netradyne added three new artificial intelligence deep-learning features to its Driveri platform, including Traffic Light Detection, Relative Speed Determination and Pedestrian Identification.

Standard Motor Products Enters Supply Agreement with PurePower Technologies

Standard Motor Products, Inc., an automotive replacement parts manufacturer and distributor, announced a new supply agreement with PurePower Technologies.

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GM's Duramax 6.6L Boosts Capability, Resale Value

GM’s redesigned Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel offers a number of advantages to fleets including increased horsepower and torque, and fleets are showing interest in the new engine, which will be available in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD.

Photo courtesy of America's Car Museum.

Vintage Work Trucks Shown at Car Museum

Americans have relied on work trucks to get their jobs done for more than 100 years, which is why America’s Car Museum (ACM) is paying homage to them with 15 vintage vehicles that helped shape the U.S.

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Paragon Updates Routing and Scheduling Software

Paragon Software launched the latest version of its advanced transport solution, with a number of improvements to the Planning and Paragon Live modules.

Ford Super Duty Trailering System Uses Magna Eyeris System

The 2017 Ford Super Duty Trailer Reverse Guidance system features Magna International Inc.'s vision-based driver-assistance technologies, the company announced.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford Super Duty Chassis Cabs Recalled for Fire Risk

The recall, limited to just 180 2017-MY vehicles, will address potential fuel leaks.

Ford and Reebok #FitTruck (photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.)

Ford, Reebok Team Up on Tough Road Trip

FitTruck, powered by Ford and Reebok, is hitting the road on one of the most pumped-up fitness tours, spanning more than 2,000 miles during seven weeks this fall.

Used Class 8 Truck Sales Plunge 11%

Used Class 8 same-dealer truck sales fell in September, reversing a growth trend that started in February, according to ACT Research.

Photo of courier during driving stage of competition courtesy of DHL.

Chicago Courier Wins DHL's Safe Driving Rodeo

Chicago-based courier Roger McGowan was awarded $5,000 for winning DHL's six-month safe-driving competition that culminated in Dallas, Texas earlier this month.

Video: Pickup Truck Headlight Tests Raise Concerns

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety releases safety ratings for the headlights on 11 large and small pickup trucks.

Photo: Jim Park

GHG Phase 2 Rule Published

The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have officially published the Phase 2 greenhouse gas/ fuel efficiency rule for commercial vehicles in the Federal Register.

The driver monitored the 120-mile trip on I-25 from the sleeper. Photo courtesy Otto.

Budweiser Delivers First Shipment Using Autonomous Truck

Otto and Budweiser announced Tuesday that they have reached a major milestone on the road to autonomous trucking with the completion of the world’s first shipment using a self-driving truck.

Diesel Prices Taper Off After Surge

After two straight weeks of price increases, diesel prices have tapered off with a slight decline last week, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

Safety Tip: Responding to the TPMS Light

Here are tips on how to respond to the tire pressure monitoring system warning light.

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Utilities Face Issues with EV Adoption, Energy Storage

A number of reports tackle the issues that arise as EV adoption grows and more utilities seek to integrate energy storage into their operations.

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CarriersEdge Offering Vehicle Inspection Training Course

CarriersEdge has released a full suite of online vehicle inspection training courses for transportation companies and their drivers.

Voting Opens for Fleet Car, Truck of the Year

Voting is open for the 13th annual Fleet Car and Truck of the Year award, sponsored by Automotive Fleet.

Woman Indicted for Impersonating CDL Medical Examiner

A federal grand jury in Harrisburg, Penn., has indicted Joann Wingate for wire fraud, submitting false documents and aggravated identity theft for impersonating a commercial driver’s license medical examiner.

Truck and Van News: Recalls, Delays, and EVs

A number of OEMs issued recalls or production delays. Also, BMW and Fuso announced new ventures into electrified vehicles.

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