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Westport Gains EPA Approval for CNG Transit

Westport Innovations Inc. has gained approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to produce a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) version of Ford's 2015 Transit van.

Photo of 2013 F-150 Limited courtesy of Ford.

Used Vehicles Depreciate 12.1 Percent in 2014

Used vehicles fell 12.1 percent in value during 2014, which represented a slight improvement from 2013, which saw a 12.8 percent depreciation, according to Black Book.

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Announces Pricing for 2015 Titan

Nissan has announced U.S. pricing for the 2015 Titan pickup, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide.

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Mitsubishi Fuso Announces Canter FE Incentive Program

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. has announced its Now’s the Time Sales Event, featuring retail incentives plus 1.9 percent APR financing for 36 months on all new 2014-2015 Canter FE Series medium-duty commercial trucks sold in the U.S.

Altec Announces Opening of Utah Service Center

The service center will continue to provide a complete range of repair and maintenance work as well as Altec’s fully comprehensive preventative maintenance inspections.

Felice

Former Ford Fleet Director Retires

Ford has elevated Mark LaNeve to the role of vice president of U.S. marketing, sales, and service to replace John Felice, a former Ford fleet executive who retires after 30 years with the company.

Forward Lift Refreshes Website

Forward Lift has refreshed its website and added features for all of its vehicle lift buyers and owners.

Northeast Utilities Announces New Name

Northeast Utilities, which operates New England’s largest energy delivery company, announced it will begin doing business under the new brand name of Eversource Energy on Feb. 2.

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Silverado Wins PickupTrucks.com Light-Duty Challenge

The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with the optional 6.2-liter Ecotec3 V-8 and eight-speed transmission finished first in the 2015 PickupTrucks.com Light-Duty Challenge, the website has announced.

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Global Fleet Conference 2015: LeasePlan Sponsors Dinner Cruise

Attendees will have the opportunity to network in style and comfort during a sunset dinner cruise on Biscayne Bay.

AT&T to Power LoJack’s Telematics Solutions

The alliance is resonant of both company’s commitment to providing machine-to-machine and telematics solutions to the automotive and fleet industries.

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Dealing With Aggressive Driving

Here are some tips from the Washington State Patrol and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on how to deal with aggressive driving and prevent road-rage incidents.

Diesel Prices Continue Falling in New Year

Diesel prices continued their recent and steep decline into the New Year, aided by oil prices that are the lowest in nearly six years.

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Ford Adds Mobile Apps to Refreshed SYNC

Ford is unveiling a slew of mobile apps available for its SYNC AppLink that range from minute-by-minute weather updates to safety features to discourage drivers from texting while behind the wheel.

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Stertil-Koni to Expand Manufacturing Facility

Stertil-Koni announced that its U.S. production facility has purchased a 4.5-acre parcel adjacent to its current manufacturing plant in Streator, Ill. The acquisition will enable Stertil ALM to further expand production of heavy-duty vehicle lifts.

General Motors shipped its new mid-size pickups in late 2014. Photo courtesy of GM.

GM Tops Total Fleet Deliveries for 2014

General Motors sold the most fleet vehicles in 2014 on the strength of its daily rental fleet sales, while Ford delivered the most vehicles to commercial and government fleets amid a rising tide of vehicle sales to close out the year.

January Auctions in Texas and Pennsylvania

Utilities in Texas or Pennsylvania looking to expand or replace their existing fleets will have two opportunities in the month of January. The auctions will be held Jan. 29 and 31.

Photo of Nissan Armada courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Recalls 2015 Armadas for Transmission

The recall affects 194 vehicles with parking pawls that may not fully engage.

Photo of International WorkStar courtesy of Navistar.

Navistar Recalls International WorkStar for Headlights

Navistar is recalling 498 2013-2015 model-year International WorkStar trucks for faulty headlights, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports.

(Clockwise from l. to r.) Mercedes Benz's 2014 Sprinter; Ford's 2015 F-150; Xantrex inverter/charger installed on a utility/work truck; and a  Ferrellgas driver

Top 10 Articles of 2014 on WorkTruckOnline.com

As 2014 comes to a close, take a look back at the 10 most-read articles on the Work Truck website.

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In Memoriam: Alex A. Piemonte Jr., 1931-2014

Al (Alex) Piemonte Jr. passed away on Dec. 24, 2014 at Lake Forest Hospital in Illinois. He was 83.

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Ford Debuts F-150 Ads In College Football Playoff

Ford will launch a comprehensive marketing campaign for its aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup during the first-ever college football playoff on New Year's Day with TV commercials, Web episodes, radio ads, event marketing, and a mobile device campaign.

Top 10 Utility Fleet Feature Articles in 2014

Providing more in-depth coverage of industry topics from safety and upfitting to what some of the major fleets are doing, here's the list of the top 10 articles that appeared in Utility Fleet eNews in 2014.

Top 10 Utility Fleet News Stories in 2014

Included here are the top 10 most popular news stories that appeared in Utility Fleet eNews for 2014.

Photo of the Hino 268 truck courtesy of Hino.

Hino Recalls Class 6 Trucks for Parking Brakes

Hino Motor Sales U.S.A. is recalling 8,140 2005-2015 model-year ND8J, NE8J and NF8J trucks because their parking brakes may not function properly, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.





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