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Terex Construction Launches Responsive Website

Terex Construction announced the launch of a new Distributor Support application and the enhanced website.

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Bobcat Launches Equipment Blog

Bobcat Company has launched the new Bobcat Blog — a site where equipment experts, other individuals with Bobcat, and occasional guest bloggers will provide perspective on Bobcat products.

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Seat Positioning

During winter driving conditions, it’s even more critical for drivers to ensure they’re properly positioned in their seat to maintain optimal steering control and visibility. Here are tips from AAA.

Truck and Van News: 2015 F-150, Silverado, ProMaster City

Gearing up for 2015-MY lineups, automakers have detailed numerous truck and van models now that they're reaching dealerships.

Photo courtesy of Blossman Services.

Blossman Developing Propane Autogas Transit Van

Vehicle modifier Blossman Services Inc. will produce a Ford Transit van powered by propane autogas and available in January, the company announced.

Video: Nissan Teases Next-Gen Titan

Nissan has launched a series of videos showing the development of the next generation Titan full-size pickup it plans to debut at the Detroit auto show in January with an optional diesel engine for the first time.

Photo courtesy of GM.

GMC Canyon Makes Macy’s Day Parade Appearance

The 2015 GMC Canyon will be making its way down the 88th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route.

Photo of 2011 E-150 cargo van courtesy of Ford.

Full-Size Vans Only Vehicles With Rising Residual Values

The vehicles should finish the year as the only category that will increase in residual value, while the broader market should depreciate more than 12 percent.

Photo of Coors Light beverage truck using a Freightliner M2 chassis.

Used Class 6-7 Sales Slide After Mileage Spike

An increase in average odometer mileage has pushed used classes 6-7 truck prices lower this year compared to last year to date as prices and volume have fallen from 2013 levels that marked a post-recession high-water mark.

Reading Truck Body Launches New Website

Reading re-designed the site to create an engaging environment and enhance its customers’ complete brand experience.

Cummins Names President of Components Group

Cummins Inc. has named Tracy Embree president of the Components Group, effective Jan. 1. Embree will become a member of the Cummins Leadership Team, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Rich Freeland.

Photo: Meals on Wheels

Maryland Fleet Delivering Meals During Holiday

Last Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels of Central MD rolled out new vehicles to better serve seniors and others in-need. Collaborating with Element Fleet Management, the new vans have experienced less maintenance and downtime.

Measured Growth for New Class 5-7 Sales in Oct.

Sales of Class 5-7 trucks in October recorded "measured growth" and still lag behind the Class 8 growth trajectory for the year, according to ACT Research.

New options for the Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers include a compact back-of-cab exhaust system to allow more space for custom bodies; right-side steer for street sweeping, refuse and road maintenance applications; and expanded PACCAR PX-7 engine ratings.(PHOTO: Kenworth)

Kenworth Adds Cabover Options

The new options for the Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers include a compact back-of-cab exhaust system to allow more space for custom bodies; right-side steer for street sweeping, refuse and road maintenance applications; and expanded PACCAR PX-7 engine ratings.

Diesel Remains Near Four-Year Low of $3.62

Diesel and gasoline prices keep moving lower while the price of oil has gained a little ground over the past week.

Photo courtesy of Parker Hannifin

Miami Dade Orders More Hybrid Refuse Trucks

Miami-Dade County, Fla., has placed its third order for Autocar E3 hybrid refuse trucks. This purchase of 29 vehicles brings the total hybrid refuse fleet to 64.

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Wet Weather Driving

With rain forecast this week for many areas, this is a good time for fleet drivers to review safety measures for wet weather driving.

Screenshot of West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio's anti-idling announcement.

Fla. City Bans Idling by Utility Vehicles

The City of West Palm Beach (Fla.) has a new policy banning idling of city utility vehicles for more than five minutes. The new rule takes effect immediately.

Photo of 2015 Ram 1500 courtesy of Ram Truck.

Ram 1500 Wins Motor Trend Truck Test

Of the three top-selling full-size pickup truck contenders, Ram has won the Motor Trend 2015 half-ton truck shootout, Ram has announced.

Robert Brown, Great Lakes regional sales manager for Automotive Fleet (right), presents the 2014 Fleet Truck of the Year Award to Fritz Ahadi, general manager of commercial and government operations for Ford Motor Co. Photo courtesy of Robert Brown.

2015 Ford F-150 Named Fleet Truck of the Year

Ford's redesigned 2015 F-150 pickup truck was named the 2014 Fleet Truck of the Year by fleet managers from across all industries and fleet sizes.

Photo of 2015 F-150 courtesy of Ford.

2015 Ford F-150 Raises Fuel Efficiency 29 Percent

Ford has increased the fuel efficiency of its 2015 F-150 by up to 29 percent with a lighter-weight aluminum body, pushing highway mpg for a gasoline-powered pickup to 26 mpg.

Former SDG&E Employee Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

The former San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) employee was given his sentencing after being accused of running over a pedestrian with his utility truck on Jan. 6.

Navistar Introduces Vehicle for Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Navistar, Inc. partnered with Terranova GTS, LLC to showcase an International DuraStar Multi-Purpose Vehicle — a truck designed to aid in disaster relief efforts.

December Heavy Equipment Auctions in Michigan, Georgia, and Florida

Fleets in Michigan, Georgia, and Florida looking to expand or replace their existing fleets of heavy equipment including utility vehicles have more than 1,400 items to choose from in December.

ALI Elects 2015 Board of Directors

Jerome Lentz of Challenger Lifts (Louisville) has been elected chairman of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Board of Directors for 2015.

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