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Photos courtesy of FirstEnergy Corp.The Bronto aerial truck can reach nearly 200 feet in the air and was part of the careers event.

Jersey Central Power & Light Introduces Students in Training

The company introduced students enrolled in its Power Systems Institute (PSI) line worker training program and also demonstrated state-of-the-art utility vehicles at a recent event to help recognize "New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week."

Chris Urmson Photo: U.S. DOT

DOT to Host Self-Driving Vehicle Talk with Google Expert

The U.S. Department of Transportation will host a talk on self-driving vehicles with the director of Google’s Self-Driving Car Program, Chris Urmson.

Fleetmatics Growing Mid-Size Fleet Customers

Fleetmatics Group PLC has added 50 new mid-market customers in the third quarter, and the telematics provider secured at least one mid-market size transaction in every country it serves in the quarter ending Sept. 30, Fleetmatics has announced.

Photo courtesy of NREL

NREL's Battery Life Predictive Model Helps Test Aging

Southern California Edison (SCE) and Next Era Energy will use the NREL's Battery Life Predictive Model to select long-lasting energy storage systems most capable of consistently balancing grid electricity demands.

Photo of 2017 Ford Super Duty F-450 Platinum by Thi Dao.

Ford Shows 2017 Super Duty Trucks in L.A.

Ford gave an early glimpse of its redesigned 2017 Super Duty pickup at the Los Angeles Auto Show, by showing a white F-450 Platinum dual-rear-wheel pickup and F-350 King Ranch.

Diesel Hits Yearly Low Heading Into Thanksgiving Week

Diesel and gasoline prices decreased across the country in the week before Thanksgiving, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

Photo of GMC Canyon Denali by Paul Clinton.

GMC Introduces 2017 Canyon Denali

GMC will offer a Denali package for its 2017 Canyon mid-size pickup starting in late 2016, GMC announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Photo courtesy of Flagger Force.

Traffic Control Fleet's Video Safety System Cuts Costs

Flagger Force, a traffic control company serving the Northeast, cut its accident costs by a third after it implemented SmartDrive's video-based safety program, according to a release.

Registration Opens for 2016 Lytx Driver, Coach Awards

Lytx, Inc., a provider of video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, has opened entries for its annual "Driver of the Year" and "Coach of the Year" awards, the company has announced.

AEMP Releases New Text: Telematics for Fleet Managers

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals Education Foundation (AEMPF) has released a how-to book for fleets seeking the correct methods to integrate and adopt telematics into their fleet operations.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford Recalls F-650 Trucks for Steering Column

The recall affects just 13 2016 model-year trucks built at Ohio Assembly Plant this past summer.

Rep. Debbie Dingell and Sen. Gary Peters touring Leggett and Platt Commercial Vehicle Products plant in Taylor, Mich. Photo: debbiedingell.house.gov

House Bill Would Advance Clean Vehicle Technologies

A bill that would earmark funds for research and development of alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies as well as create truck-specific programs within the Department of Energy has been introduced in the House.

Photo: Yokohama

Yokohama's Latest Zero-Landfill Operation

Zero is important at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia, LLC (YTMV), especially when it comes to waste. The Salem, Va., facility has become the latest Yokohama manufacturing plant to be a zero landfill operation.

NETS Presented with Royal Award

The award recognized the organization's contribution to global workplace road safety.

Nissan officially launched the production of the full-size TITAN XD pickup truck November 19. (PHOTO: Nissan)

Nissan Titan XD Production Begins

Nissan officially launched production of its 2016 Nissan Titan XD full-size pickup with Job One ceremonies at its Canton, Miss., assembly facility on Nov. 19.

Drunk Driver Gets 8 Years for Cable Worker's Death

In February, Joel Rebennack was working outside his cable truck when a drunk driver hit and killed him.

Photo courtesy of PG&amp;amp;E<br />The plug-in hybrid electrick bucket truck from PG&amp;amp;E.

PG&E to Host EV Ride and Drive in San Francisco

PG&E will also display its plug-in electric hybrid bucket truck produced in partnership with EDI and Altec.

Highway Users Rank America's Worst 50 Traffic Bottlenecks

The worst traffic bottleneck in the country is in Chicago, Ill., according to a new study by the American Highway Users Alliance -- and Los Angeles owns the next six of the top 10.

Video Tip: Driving Safely in High Winds

Some parts of the country have experienced high winds in recent days. Here's some advice from Ford and esurance on how to drive safely in such conditions.

Southern California Gas Rental Program Lets Customers Try CNG Trucks

Southern California Gas Co. is accepting applications through the end of the year in a program to provide free short-term rentals of compressed natural gas trucks to qualified customers interested in exploring the alternative fuel.

Photo via Wikimedia.

EPA Expected to Reduce Ethanol Fuel Blend

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to reduce the amount of ethanol that's blended into the nation's gasoline by at least 15% when it finalizes its proposal by Nov. 30.

Photo courtesy of USCBP.

Drug Smugglers Arrested With Fake Water District Truck

Border Patrol agents arrested two men attempting to smuggle more than 674 pounds of marijuana through the Calexico checkpoint with a fake Imperial Irrigation District work truck.

Infographic courtesy of Ford.

Ford's Drugged Driving Suit Simulates Hazards

Ford is demonstrating the dangers of driving while under the influence of illegal street drugs with its Drugged Driving Suit, which simulates impairments caused by the use of cannabis, cocaine, heroin, and MDMA (Ecstasy).

HDT file photo

Two More Weeks for Congress to Work on Highway Bill

Congress has another two weeks to work on finishing up a highway bill, as President Obama Friday signed a bill extending federal transportation funding through Dec. 4. It was due to expire Friday night.

&amp;ldquo;Our investment is a tangible example of how we maximize the use of our global platforms optimized for regional markets,&amp;rdquo; said Wolfgang Bernhard, Daimler AG Board of Management member responsible for trucks and buses. Photo: David Cullen

Daimler Trucks to Bring New Detroit Medium-Duty Engine Line to U.S.

Daimler Trucks Friday announced a $375 million investment to enable production of the new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty engines at Detroit’s Redford, Mich., plant, and officially launched production of the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission.





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