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Reading Truck Body Receives Community Impact Award

Reading Truck Body was recently selected as the winner of the 2015 NAACP Community Impact Corporate Award by the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Reading chapter.

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Mitsubishi Fuso Adds to Shantz's Responsibilites

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. announced that Brian Shantz, its current general manager, Canadian Operations, has also been appointed the company’s new director, Dealer Network Development and Operations, effective immediately.

Peterbilt Model 567 (PHOTO: Peterbilt Motor Company)

Rollover Protection added to Peterbilt Vocational Trucks

Now in production for Peterbilt’s vocational Model 567 and on-highway Model 579 is the RollTek protection system integrated with the premium Atlas II driver seats

Harrison Truck Centers Expand Operations

Harrison Truck Centers has completed the acquisition of Westman Freightliner, a heavy- and medium-duty truck dealership group with operations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Safety Tip: Dealing With Headlight Glare

In the view of some drivers, this problem has grown much worse. Here's some advice from AAA as well as news about upcoming technology that might help.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford Tests 2017 Super Duty with Aftermarket Equipment

Ford has tested the 2017 F-Series Super Duty truck to ensure that it can perform while equipped with popular aftermarket equipment fitted to its cargo box.

Photo courtesy of American Natural Gas.

American Natural Gas Reveals New York CNG Station

American Natural Gas (ANG) will unveil the first public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station north of Albany, New York in January.

SuperSprings International Makes Suspension Solutions Easier

SuperSprings International has redesigned its website to make it faster and easier for customers to find the right suspension solutions for their specific vehicle applications.

Photo courtesy of Waste Management.

Refuse Hauler Brings 105 CNG Trucks to Fla.

Waste Management Inc. (WM) has introduced 105 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered waste and recycling collection trucks, as well as the first CNG fueling station, to Collier County, Fla.

Photo: Republic Services

Waste Fleet Adds CNG Trucks to Further Emissions Goals

Republic Services has added 11 compressed natural gas trucks to its fleet of waste collection vehicles serving Gardena, Calif., and surrounding communities.

An artist's rendering of Dare to Care's Transit Connect cargo van, Photo: Ford

Ford Gives Transit Connect Vans for Hunger Relief

Ford will donate five Transit Connect cargo vans to select organizations that provide hunger relief services. The vans will help these organizations give to those in need during the upcoming holiday season and through the rest of 2015.

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.

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