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ARI Launches Fleet Consulting Service

ARI has launched ARI SustainableWorks, a consulting service designed to help organizations configure best-in-class fleets supported by clean, efficient and cost-effective fleet solutions, according to the fleet management company.

Utility Service Provider to Implement Trimble Driver Safety Solution

Atlantic Tower Services (ATS), a full-service equipment maintenance, repair and installation service company that specializes in telecommunications infrastructure and electrical power generation, is implementing the Trimble Driver Safety solution across its fleet of vehicles.

Photo courtesy of ampCNG.

Natural Gas Powered ampCNG Fleet Hits 30 Million Miles

Compressed natural gas fueling company ampCNG announced that its fleet of Class 8 CNG trucks has surpassed 30 million miles.

Photo courtesy of CEI.

CEI Releases Training Module on Drowsy Driving

The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) has released a new online fleet training module that educates drivers about ways to avoid the dangers of drowsy driving.

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Utility Service Trucks Analyzed in Benchmarking Study

Utilimarc's benchmarking report for light-duty service trucks uses data from 40 utility fleet clients and includes more than 3,600 vehicles under 20,000 GVWR with a service body without an aerial device.

On May 6, Georgia Power held a special event to roll out its 32 new Chevrolet Volts. (Photo: Georgia Power)

Southeast Utility Rolls Out New Fleet of Chevrolet Volts

The utility held a special event at its headquarters in Atlanta to introduce its 32 new plug-in electric hybrid Chevrolet Volts.

Kenworth now offers the 10-speed Eaton UltraShift Plus VAS transmission for the Kenworth T370, T440 and T470 equipped with the 8.9-liter Paccar PX-9 engine. Image via Kenworth

Kenworth Brings Eaton's 10-Speed UltraShift to Medium-Duty Trucks

Kenworth is offering Eaton's 10-speed UltraShift Plus VAS transmission on selected medium-duty trucks for the first time, including the T370, T440 and T470 equipped with the 8.9-liter Paccar PX-9 engine.

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NHTSA's Requested Budget Boost in Doubt

A House appropriations subcommittee passes a spending bill that includes a modest $6.5 million budget increase for the federal safety agency that's far below what the Obama administration had requested.

Photo of 2015 Jeep Wrangler courtesy of FCA US.

Compact SUVs Bolster April Depreciation

Compact SUVs held the strongest retention value in April, increasing 2.8 percent in a month that saw overall depreciation largely unchanged from March levels, according to Black Book.

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Chevrolet Adds Bi-Fuel CNG Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab

Chevrolet will expand its compressed natural gas lineup to include the bi-fuel 2016 Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab, allowing drivers to operate the vehicle on CNG or gasoline.

Photo courtesy of Blue Star Gas.

HVAC Fleet Saves $120K in Fuel With Propane Autogas

A HVAC service fleet based in Utah has reduced its annual fuel spend by $120,000 and eliminated 62 tons of carbon-dioxide emissions by converting 29 gasoline-powered vehicles to propane autogas, according to its fuel supplier.

Odyne announced three of its plug-in hybrid system equipped tank trucks will be delivered to one of the largest electric power holding companies in the U.S. (Photo: Odyne)

First Odyne Hybrid System Fuel Tank Truck Delivered

Odyne announced three of its plug-in hybrid system equipped tank trucks will be delivered to one of the largest electric power holding companies in the U.S.

Photo of Kenworth T270 medium-duty truck model courtesy of PACCAR.

Paccar Offers Medium-Duty Leasing Program

Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) will begin offering a medium-duty leasing program called the PacLease Value Spec, the truck maker has announced.

An ISL G engine Photo: Cummins Westport

Cummins Westport Tests Near Zero NOx Natural Gas Engine

Cummins Westport has announced field-testing of a spark-ignited natural gas engine capable of producing near zero NOx emissions for use in refuse and transit applications.

Photo of USPS vehicle via Wikimedia.

Maintenance Inefficiencies Costing USPS $21.8M a Year

The U.S. Postal Service could reduce its maintenance costs by $21.8 million a year by improving oversight of its mechanics and right-sizing staffing at vehicle garages, according to finding by the U.S. Office of Inspector General.

Photo courtesy of Westport.

Westport to Offer WiNG-Equipped 2016 F-150

Westport Innovations will offer a compressed natural gas (CNG) 2016 F-150 this summer that's been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board, the company has announced.

WEX Introduces FlexCard Revolving Fleet Fuel Card

WEX Inc., a provider of corporate payment solutions, is giving small businesses some breathing room by launching the WEX FlexCard, its first revolving payment fleet fuel card for small businesses.

Photo courtesy of UPS.

UPS Rolls Out RNG Fuel Delivery Trucks

United Parcel Service (UPS) will begin using renewable natural gas (RNG) in its fleet of delivery vehicles and tractors after signing a purchasing agreement with Clean Energy Fuels.

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Fontaine-Modified M2 Trucks Recalled for Brake Light Glitch

Fontaine Modification is recalling 3,571 Freightliner M2 trucks modified to have dual steering to fix brake lights that may not illuminate, according to federal records.

Daimler Trucks North America used Hoover Dam to create a record-setting display to premier its Inspiration Truck. Photo: Daimler Trucks

Autonomous Freightliner Premieres With Hoover Dam Fanfare

Daimler Trucks North America introduced its new autonomous Freightliner Inspiration Truck Tuesday night at Hoover Dam, using the historic dam as the world's largest projection screen in its dramatic premier.

Photo courtesy of Cummins Westport.

Cummins Westport Introduces 6.7L Natural Gas Engine

Cummins Westport will begin producing the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7-liter dedicated natural gas engine for medium-duty trucks, shuttle buses, and vocational vehicles by the middle of 2016.

Photo courtesy of Landi Renzo.

Landi Renzo to Offer CNG F-250/F-350 Trucks

Landi Renzo will offer compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of Ford's F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks that have been certified by the California Air Resources Board, the vehicle modifier has announced.

Photo courtesy of McNeilus.

McNeilus Unveils CNG Inspection Program

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, has introduced a compressed natural gas (CNG) inspection services program for CNG-powered vehicle fleets, the refuse truck body manufacturer announced.

KOBELCO Appoints Orion Equipment as Seattle Dealer

Orion Equipment will represent KOBELCO’s full line of excavators, covering the Puget Sound and Olympic Peninsula regions of Washington State.

Photo courtesy of FCA US.

Ram ProMaster City Vans Recalled for Air Bags

An installation issue in 2,408 2015-MY vans may prevent the side air bag inflatable curtains from deploying properly.





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