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Mitchell 1 Celebrates Century of Innovation

In 2018, Mitchell 1 will celebrate 100 years of innovation and is dedicating its fall sweepstakes to "Thank You Thursdays."

VIPAR Establishes Disaster Relief Fund

The VIPAR Heavy Duty family of companies has established a relief fund to help the employees of VIPAR Heavy Duty, Power Heavy Duty and other aftermarket warehouse distributors severely impacted by the recent hurricanes and earthquakes.

DTNA Facility Donates $100k to Chairity

To help the community through its DaimlerCares program, Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C. donated $100,000 to the Rowan County Chapter of United Way, along with $20,000 in donations to seven other non-profits.

Versalift Debuts TruGuard 2.0 System for Aerial Lifts

Versalift introduced the TruGuard 2.0 system for aerial lifts, the STP-36 light cable placer unit, and the TMD-4000 series of heavy duty digger derricks.

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DICA Introduces Cavity Pad Plus Outrigger Pads

DICA introduced Cavity Pad Plus Outrigger Pads, expanded to its ProStack Interlocking Cribbing kits, and announced it will begin offering model-specific owner’s manuals with all FireMax Crane Pad orders.

Work Truck Show Registration Opens

Online registration and housing for The Work Truck Show 2018 are live at worktruckshow.com. North America’s largest work truck event is scheduled for March 6 to 9 at the Indiana Convention Center.

Bar's Products Acquires Hy-Per Lube Corp.

Bar's Products has purchased Hy-Per Lube Corp.'s lubricants business, and will continue to offer Hy-Per Lube brand additives alongside Bar's Leaks and Rislone.

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Bollinger Hits Reservation Milestone

Bollinger Motors announced that it has surpassed 10,000 reservations for its B1 all-electric sport/utility truck.

Stertil-Koni to Debut Virtual Reality at APTA Expo

APTA Expo attendees will get a look — above and below ground — at the inner workings of an in-ground telescopic piston lift, the Diamondlift, and a true vertical rise, clear-floor-concept platform lift, the Skylift.

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Azuga Offers ELD Mandate Solution

Azuga has launched and electronic logging device (ELD) solution that provides commercial fleets with compliance solution for the upcoming ELD mandate, and also helps boost fleet visibility and operational efficiency.

Enterprise Truck Rental Now in Kansas City

Enterprise Truck Rental has opened its first location in the Kansas City area. The new Enterprise Truck Rental facility in Olathe, Kansas, is situated on a 1.7-acre lot and is co-located with an Enterprise Rent-A-Car office.

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Terramac to Unveil New Model at ICUEE

The new crawler carrier unit accommodates a wide variety of support equipment for utility applications and can be easily loaded onto a tag trailer and hauled by line trucks from job site to job site.

Five Southeastern Natural Gas Utilities Merge

Natural gas utilities Alagasco, Laclede Gas, Missouri Gas Energy, Mobile Gas, and Willmut Gas have merged operations, now serving customers under the name Spire.

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Covercraft Exhibits Air Radial Powered Truck

Not all hybrids are fuel-efficient. One, in fact, is designed to burn gas - AV Gas. Introducing P.A.R.T. - the world’s only Plymouth Air Radial Truck. It’s a plane. It’s a truck. It’s a mash-up of a 1939 Plymouth Pick-up and a 757 seven-cylinder radial engine from a 1950’s Cessna airplane. And it runs.

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Eaton Partners with Geotab for IntelliConnect Software

IntelliConnect gives fleets advanced notice that a vehicle may be having an issue, and the new features are now available on the Geotab Marketplace as an integrated solution to help fleets better manage their assets.

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Terex Hands-On Training Attracts Global Attendees

This year, 36 people from Australia, Chile, El Salvador, New Zealand, Trinidad, and the United States (including one from Hawaii), participated in equipment operation tasks at Terex Utilities' training headquarters.

SmartDrive Recognizes Safe Driver Improvement

SmartDrive Systems recentlhy recognized the most improved truck drivers across its database of thousands of drivers from hundreds of companies.

SelecTrucks Offers All-Star Promotion

Both owner-operators and fleet customers can see a significant benefit by selecting one of three attractive discounts when they purchase an eligible used truck from any SelecTrucks Center in America.

MOEN

Remy Names VP of Sales

Darwin Moen has joined Remy Power Products as its new vice president of sales, responsible for sales strategy, program development, customer relations, category management, and establishing and managing key performance indicators.

NTEA Announces New Event for Work Truck Show

At Fleet Technical Congress, fleet managers can explore the latest technology solutions while gaining management insights from leaders of some of the country's biggest fleets and suppliers.

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Versalift to Unveil New Products and Services at ICUEE

Versalift will introduce new additions to its line of aerial lifts, cable placers, and digger derricks at this year’s International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), as well as a new service program.

BELL

TBEI/Ox Bodies Names New President

Truck Bodies and Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI), a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation, announced Henry Bell was promoted to General Manager/President of Ox Bodies, Inc.

Calif. City Warns Against Fake Utility Trucks

RPU personnel working in the community drive clearly marked fleet vehicles, wear city uniforms with respective logos, and display proper photo identification

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LINE-X Partners with Curry Supply

Curry Supply is now applying LINE-X protective coatings to numerous different exterior components to provide a nearly impenetrable barrier against scratches, abrasions, harsh chemicals, and the elements.

Moritz

MetroGistics Hires Business Development VP

Vehicle logistics provider MetroGistics has hired Susan Moritz as vice president of business development. In this new position, she will be responsible for leading and growing the OEM and mega dealer business segments.

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