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Boyer fleet and staff at Houston Freedom DNG station. (PHOTO: NAT G)

Boyer Adds 21 Natural Gas Vans, Trucks to Fleet

The new vehicles include GM 2500 service vans, and Ford F-250 and F-550 trucks

Truck and Van News: Ram ProMaster, Toyota Tacoma, GM Trucks/SUVs

The Ram ProMaster leads the Vincentric list in total cost of ownership among diesels. Among other truck and van announcements, Toyota is redesigning the 2015 Toyota Tacoma.

Navistar to Close Indianapolis Foundry

Closing the Indianapolis foundry is expected to eliminate approximately 180 jobs and reduce Navistar's operating costs by about $13 million annually.

Federal Study Highlights Rental Truck Safety

Not a single fatal crash involving a rental truck over a five-year period (2005-2010) has been attributed to a safety or maintenance defect in the rental vehicle

Photo of Dodge Journey courtesy of Chrysler Group.

Dodge Journeys Recalled to Prevent Overloading

Dealers will replace any tire placard labels that have inaccurate information about seating capacity and occupant/cargo combined weight limits.

Cummins Westport Announces Management Changes

Cummins Westport has announced changes to its board of directors and management in accordance with the terms of the 50/50 joint venture agreement between Cummins and Westport Innovations. The changes are effective immediately.

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NatGasCar Gets EPA Nod for CNG Transit Connect

NatGasCar has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification to produce compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of the 2014 and 2015 Ford Transit Connect with a 2.5L bi-fuel engine system.

All PAL Cards to Be 'Smart'

This move aims to improve site safety as Smart PAL Cards may be used to ensure that only trained operators can use aerial work platforms (AWPs) and mast climbing work platforms (MCWPs) on site.

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Montana Peterbilt Adds Parts Dealer Near Baaken Shale

Montana Peterbilt announced the opening of its fourth dealership, a parts-only facility in Sidney, Mont., located in the Bakken Shale region of the state.

New, Used Truck Registrations Post Strong Third-Quarter Gains

New commercial vehicle registrations for Class 3 through Class 8 trucks increased nearly 14% for the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same time a year ago, according to a new report by the vehicle industry research firm IHS Automotive.

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Video: Ford Revamps SYNC Infotainment System

Ford is rolling out a new communications and entertainment system for the 2016 model year called Sync 3 that replaces MyFord Touch as Ford launches the third generation of its connected-car system.

Photo of Corvette's 6.2L V-8 courtesy of GM.

Ward's Names 10 Best Engines of 2015

Ward's 10 Best of Engines of 2015 includes powerplants offered in the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, and Ford Fiesta, the publication has announced.

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California Leads U.S. in Adoption of EVs

Nearly half of all the battery-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles registered in the U.S. in 2013 came in California, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Betts Truck Parts & Service Unveils New Website

Betts Truck Parts & Service, one of three divisions of the Betts Company, has announced the launch of its new website at

Photo of 2015 F-150 courtesy of Ford.

Trucks Outsell Luxury Cars Over $50K

Six pickups made the list of the top 10 vehicles selling for over $50,000 through the first 11 months of the year with the Ford F-Series topping a list released by TrueCar.

Photo of 2014 Tacoma courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Redesigning Mid-Size Tacoma for 2016

Toyota will introduce its redesigned 2016 Tacoma at the Detroit auto show in January into a more competitive mid-size pickup market that now features the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon.

Mike O'Connell, senior director of fleet for Frito-Lay, accepted Frito-Lay's CALSTART Blue Sky Award. (PHOTO: Adam Pringle)

Frito Lay, General Motors Win Clean Transportation Award

Frito-Lay earned a California clean transportation award for increasing the number of compressed natural gas vehicles at an awards ceremony that also honored General Motors and Caterpillar, Inc. for emissions-reduction efforts.

Photo of Sprinter vans courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

Morgan Olson Recalls Sprinter 2500 Vans

To comply with federal safety standards, the Michigan upfitter will relocate an aluminum document holder installed in the cab side of the load area partition.

Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure tire

Ford F-150 Equipped with Goodyear Tires

Goodyear announced that the 2015 Ford F150 will be equipped with the Goodyear Wrangler tires.

Insurer Offers Driver Training to Construction Fleets

XL Group's North America Construction insurance unit has begun offering driver safety training to construction fleets in collaboration with Issaquah, Wash.-based Swerve Fleet Training to improve that industry's safety record.

The 2015 Ford F-150 is one of the three finalists for the North American Truck of the Year.

North American Car, Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists Named

The three finalists for the 2015 North American Truck/Utility of the Year are the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford F-150, and Lincoln MKC. The three finalists for the 2015 North American Car of the Year are the Ford Mustang, Hybrid Genesis, and Volkswagen Golf

Hertz Equipment Rental Launches First Montana Location In Great Falls

The store joins the company's network of now 15 branches, where fleets can rent or purchase equipment ranging from aerial devices, trailers, forklifts, lighting, generators and more.

Photo of 2015 Murano courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Announces 2015 Murano Pricing

Nissan announced the starting price for the 2015 Nissan Murano, which is now available nationwide.

Photo of Kokomo Transmission Plant courtesy of Chrysler.

Chrysler Eyeing 8-Speed Transmission Expansion

The Chrysler Group is hoping to invest $266 million to boost production of its 8-speed transmissions in Kokomo, Ind., and has gained a tentative approval from the town's council for a 10-year property tax abatement on new equipment.

Average Diesel Cost Posts Another Weekly Decline

The average cost of on-highway diesel continues falling as oil prices hit its lowest level in years, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures.

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