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Goodyear Sets New Service Call Record

In August, Goodyear-Fleet HQ 24/7 Emergency Roadside Service – which is offered through the Goodyear-Fleet HQ suite of business solutions – helped 15,375 trucks return to service, a record for the program.

SoCalGas Opens Public CNG Station in Calif.

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has completed a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station for the City of Monterey Park, Calif., the energy provider announced.

Fred Diaz, senior vice president, Sales & Marketing and Operations, U.S.A. at the Texas State Fair in front of the 2016 Nissan TITAN XD. (PHOTO: Nissan)

Nissan Shows 2016 Titan XD at Texas State Fair

Nissan kicked off its biggest presence ever at the world famous State Fair of Texas with a special showing of the all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup.

Model-Years: 2007-2013, Volume Weighted Wholesale Average Values, Weekly Change from 9/11/15 to 9/18/15 (SOURCE: Black Book)

Trucks See Highest Depreciation in Year

The average depreciation change last week for trucks fell 0.46 percent, the largest drop for trucks in nearly a year, indicating that the fall price declines might finally be in full gear.

Photo of 2016 Chevrolet Spark equipped with Android Auto courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet Adds Android Auto to 2016 Models

Chevrolet will offer Android Auto compatibility via a software update on certain 2016 model year vehicles equipped with a MyLink infotainment system and 8-inch touch screen. Chevrolet dealers will provide the update in March.

Photo of 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD chassis cab courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet Updates Silverado HD Trucks for 2016

The Chevrolet Silverado HD trucks will add new features for the 2016 model year, including integrated cruise control, powertrain grade braking, and diesel exhaust braking to enhance control, General Motors has announced.

Photo courtesy of New Jersey Natural Gas.

Waste Management Launches Public CNG Station in N.J.

Waste Management and New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) have opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at Waste Management's facility in Toms River, N.J., the companies announced.

Photo courtesy of AmeriPride.

AmeriPride Launches Mobile App for Service Managers

AmeriPride Services, a textile rental services and supply company, has launched its Complete Customer Care (C3) Mobile app to support customer service managers using a touch-screen tablet.

Photo of 2016 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 crew cab courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Updated for 2016

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will offer expanded safety technologies, expanded use of 8-speed transmissions, and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto when it arrives for the 2016 model year, General Motors has announced.

Ford's 2017 Super Duty Photo: Ford

Ford Unveils New Super Duty With Aluminum Body

Ford introduced the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty with a number of enhancements including a lighter weight aluminum-alloy body.

EEI President Honored as 2015 Trade Association CEO of the Year

Presented by CEO Update, the award recognizes excellence in trade associations and professional societies.

Photo courtesy of Hyundai.

L.A. Hyundai Dealer Adds Tucson Fuel Cell SUV

Keyes Hyundai in Los Angeles has become the fourth qualified Hyundai dealer to offer the Tucson Fuel Cell SUV for lease, the automaker announced.

EPA Might Alter ‘Implementation Roadmap’ for GHG Phase 2 Rules

The EPA is serious about further reducing exhaust emissions and boosting vehicle fuel economy. But the agency official’s remarks suggested that it intends to be reasonable about it.

The UltraShift Plus automated manual transmission. Photo: Eaton

Eaton Adds Low-Speed Enhancements to Transmissions

Eaton has added two optional features to the company’s UltraShift Plus and Fuller Advantage automated manual transmissions designed to enhance low-speed maneuverability.

Photo courtesy of Advanced Disposal.

Georgia Refuse Company Launches CNG Station

Advanced Disposal opened its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at its hauling facility in Macon, Ga., the refuse and recycling company announced.

Screen capture courtesy of McNeilus via YouTube.

McNeilus, Oshkosh Recall CNG Trucks for Fire Risk

The McNeilus recall affects 365 refuse and concrete mixer trucks, and the Oshkosh recall covers 33 S-Series concrete mixers.

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SambaSafety Hires VP of Fleet Channels

SambaSafety has hired Matthew Betz as vice president of fleet channels, where he will lead business development and partnerships between the company and fleet management companies.

Photo: Jim Park

Diesel Prices Decline Further

The prices of diesel and gasoline fuel dropped further for the week amid a volatile crude oil market, according to the U.S. Energy Department.

More than 40 people from around the world, including participants from Australia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, and the United States, recently attended Terex Utilities’ 37th annual Hands-On Training seminar at the company’s facilities in Watertown, S.D. (PHOTO: Terex)

Fleet Managers Attend Terex Hands-on Training Event

Participants of this year’s three-day Hands-on Training event gained valuable training on the proper operation and application of Terex digger derricks, aerial devices, and auger drills.

Altice to Acquire Cablevision

The acquisition represents an enterprise value of $17.7 billion and will include Cablevisions Lightpath service, News 12 Networks, Newsday Media Group, and Cablevision Media Sales, according to the company.

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Do You Operate a Top Truck Fleet?

Work Truck magazine is currently soliciting fleet managers to take part in the upcoming Top 100 Truck Fleet Listing, which will be published in a special edition of its sister publication, Automotive Fleet.

Truck and Van News: Silverado 1500 Update, Ford Super Duty, Ram Recalls

Recent headlines include Chevrolet Silverado 1500 update, new aluminum body for Ford Super Duty, and Ram recalls.

DOE Awards $55M to Boost PHEVs, Fuel Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $55 million for 24 projects to develop and deploy cutting-edge vehicle technologies for improving fuel efficiency and reducing petroleum consumption, along with making plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) more affordable.

Video Tip: Battling Distracted Driving

This week's safety tip features the latest video installment in AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign.

Motion Industires Agrees to New Acquisition

Motion Industries, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Motion Industries has agreed to acquire Lake Erie Abrasive & Tool (LEA&T), headquartered in Euclid, Ohio.

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