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Reedy Industries Adds Responsibilities to Fleet Role

Julie Bromley has been named manager of shared services of the mechanical group for Reedy Industries in Bensenville, Ill.

GE Capital Fleet Services Introduces Analytics Platform

GE Capital Fleet Services today introduced BrightWorks Insights, a fleet analytics platform that brings together data from drivers, vehicles, fleet services, and third parties to enable companies to make smarter fleet management decisions.

Diesel Price at Lowest Level in More than 5 Years

The national average cost of on-highway diesel has fallen once again over the past week, posting its fifth uninterrupted drop and hitting its lowest level since late December of 2009, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures.

GE to Sell Fleet Management Unit by 2018

General Electric will sell off its fleet management and automotive financing business units by 2018 under a strategic plan to focus on its core businesses and shed most of its finance and banking businesses, the company has announced.

Ford F-650 featuring a bi-fuel AutoGas system conversion. (PHOTO: Alliance AutoGas)

Alliance Debuts Propane Autogas System for F-650/750

Alliance AutoGas showcased its new "plug and play" Bi-Fuel AutoGas System conversion on a Ford F-650/F-750.

FTX Registration Is Open

Focusing on three main areas including alternative fuels, fleet software and heavy-duty technologies, Fleet Technology Expo takes a comprehensive look at fleet efficiencies. Register before July 24 for the early-bird discount.


Driving Dynamics Elevates Nielsen to New Management Role

Driving Dynamics, Inc., has promoted 18-year company veteran Stig Nielsen to the new role of manager for field development and technical adviser to support the company's growth strategy.

Vincentric Announces 2015 Fleet Value Awards

Vincentric has announced its 2015 Best Fleet Value awards with Ford, FCA US, General Motors and Toyota capturing the most categories for their 2015 model-year vehicles.

Photo courtesy of Service ElectricService Electric Company posted several photos on its website of two bucket trucks holding up the American flag in honor of the fallen workers.

Three Utility Workers Killed by Car Collision

Three Service Electric Company employees were killed April 2 when two cars collided and one careened into them while they worked on the shoulder of U.S. Highway 27.

Fleet Safety Video Tip: The Art of Parallel Parking

There are plenty of drivers who dread or avoid parallel parking, but it's really not that difficult to master. Here's some practical advice, provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance and All-Star Driver, you can pass along to fleet drivers.

Photo courtesy of the National Waste & Recycling Association.

Refuse Industry Lobbies for Stricter Traffic Laws

Too often, impatient motorists drive carelessly around garbage trucks – a trend that fuels an alarming fatality rate for trash collectors.

Photo of Ram ProMaster City courtesy of FCA US.

FCA Announces 26-City 2016-MY Fleet Tour Dates

FCA US will begin a 26-city tour of fleet previews on April 23 that begins in Iowa and ends in Seattle eight weeks later.

Photo : NREL

National Renewable Energy Lab Offers Online CNG Tool

Fleets considering a compressed natural gas program now have an online resource to help evaluate cost-effectiveness.

Charter to Acquire Bright House Networks for $10.4B

The business will be conducted through a partnership of which Charter will own 73.7 percent and Advance/Newhouse will own 26.3 percent.

Palfinger P480

Palfinger Wins IAPA Vehicle Mounted Product of the Year

Palfinger beat out some tough competition at this year´s International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) in the vehicle-mounted platforms category. The P480, its new access platform, won “Product of the Year” at this year’s IPAF Summit held in Washington DC on March 26.

National Lineman Appreciation Day: Duke Energy Heroes Shine

In a Letter of Commendation from the Ohio House of Representatives, Speaker of the House Cliff Rosenberger and State Rep. Timothy Derickson saluted Duke Energy for its recognition of National Lineman Appreciation Day.


IMT Adds Customer Support Manager

Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company announced the hiring of Holly McCoy-Nelson as customer support manager.

Photo by AmeriGas.

AmeriGas Adds 50 Propane Autogas F-550 Trucks

AmeriGas Propane has purchased 50 propane autogas-powered Ford F-550 trucks from ROUSH CleanTech, more than doubling its propane autogas medium-duty fleet, the propane supplier announced.

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Reorganizing U.S. Sales Territories

Nissan is reorganizing its U.S. sales territories into eight geographic regions, and has hired David Englen as a vice president for the Mountain Region, Nissan announced.

The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel was named the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press&#39; Truck of the Year for 2015.<br />Photo: Ram

2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Wins Truck of the Year

The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) announced the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel as its Truck of the Year during the Denver Auto Show.

Photo: Chevrolet

Chevrolet Introduces 2015 Silverado Custom HDs

Chevrolet has added a monochromatic look tothe Silverado 2500 HD and 3500 HD with its new Custom Sport editions, which debuted at the Denver Auto Show.

Betts Company Names President

Betts Company announced the appointment of Bill Betts to a newly created position of president and chief operating officer (COO).

Photo by Jim Park

Diesel Prices Expected to Move Slightly Lower Before Increasing Next Year

The U.S. Energy Department has downwardly revised its expectations for on-highway diesel prices this year, but expects prices to move higher in 2016.

Marc Llistosella, new head of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Company. Photo: Mitsubishi Fuso

Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Names President, CEO

Marc Llistosella has succeeded Albert Kirchmann as president and CEO of Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Corporation, the Japanese parent of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America.

Photo of 2013 Freightliner Sprinter via Wikipedia.

Vans Lead March Depreciation in Tax Buying Season

Used vehicles in the 2009-2013 model years fell 0.7 percent in value in March in a market bolstered by tax buying season and strong residual values of full-size vans, according to Black Book.

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