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Lytx Celebrates 20th Anniversary

To date, the company has analyzed more than 80 billion miles of driving data on behalf of more than 3,000 commercial and government fleet clients from around the world.

FleetPride Acquires Truck Parts & Equipment

FleetPride, Inc. has acquired Truck Parts & Equipment, Inc. from the TP&E Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

BPI has partnered with the United Way for over a decade and during that time has donated in excess of $1.3 million. (Image courtesy of Angela Swan.)

Brake Parts Inc Raises $273K for Charity

Employees of Brake Parts Inc (BPI) continued their commitment to giving back to the community by once again partnering with the United Way of Greater McHenry County in 2017.

Rihm Kenworth opened Kenworth’s 400th dealership in Minnesota City, a suburb of Winona, Minn., which is more than 100 miles southeast of the Twin Cities. (Photo: Kenworth)

Kenworth Achieves Milestone 400th Dealership

Kenworth Truck Co. has achieved a significant milestone with the recent opening of its 400th dealership location.

Elliott products enjoyed early adoption by electrical contractors and utilities, as post-war America constructed its electrical grid. (Photo: Elliott Equipment Company)

Elliott Equipment Company Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Elliott Equipment Company, a leading manufacturer of truck mounted material handling work platforms, cranes, and digger derricks is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018.

Enterprise Truck Rental Offers Winter Web Discount

For customers who rent for personal use, Enterprise Truck Rental is also offering a winter web discount on rental rates at participating locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada.

Dan Horton and Sue Perkins from Terex delivered 100 hygiene kits to Boysville in January. Photo courtesy of Terex

Terex Sales Meeting Includes Community Service

During the company's annual sales meeting in Texas, Terex team members donated bicycles and hygiene kits to two local organizations that serve at-risk youth.

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Wastequip

Wastequip, a North American manufacturer of waste equipment, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a global private equity investment firm. Wastequip has been owned by Centerbridge Partners, L.P. since 2012.

Stant Celebrates 120-Year Anniversary

Stant has kicked off a year-long celebration of 120 years in business.

Image of Isuzu family of trucks courtesy of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America

Isuzu Truck and Part Sales Reach Record Level

Isuzu dealers retailed 22,633 Isuzu trucks to customers in 2017 — a record for Isuzu-branded trucks in the United States. In addition, Isuzu dealers purchased more parts with a sales increase of 3.9% versus 2016, setting another record.

Jasper Facility Earns Safety Certification

The Jasper Engines & Transmissions Drivetrain Remanufacturing facility in Jasper, Ind., has achieved STAR Certification in the Indiana Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

West Carolina Freightliner Opens North Carolina Location

West Carolina Freightliner opened a new, state-of-the-art dealership on 4 acres in Canton, North Carolina.

Geotab Awarded NJPA Contract for Fleet Services

Geotab has been awarded a National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) four-year contract for the procurement of fleet management and related technology solutions, which offers streamlined purchasing for NJPA members.

Terex Opens Registration for Service Training

Registration is now open for the 2018 Terex Utilities Factory Service training school, held June 12-14 in Watertown, S.D. The courses offered will cover digger derricks, aerials, and pressure diggers.

Pennsylvania Vehicle Management Bureau Deploys CalAmp Tool

The partnership between Pennsylvania and CalAmp is intended to reduce costs and increase efficiency of the Commonwealth's Bureau of Vehicle Management.

It can be chilly in the Polar Bear Plunge! (Photo courtesy of Stertil-Koni)

Stertil-Koni Employees to Take 'The Plunge'

A dozen Stertil-Koni employees and friends will throw caution to the frigid winds and icy waters to raise money, spirits – and possibly some heart rates – at the 2018 Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge.

PacLease Sees 30% Growth in 2017

PacLease finished 2017 with flying colors, adding 30% percent more medium- and heavy-duty trucks into its lease/rental fleet over 2016, while adding eight new locations to better serve its customers.

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Safe Fleet

Safe Fleet Holdings, LLC, a provider of safety and productivity solutions for fleet vehicles, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners.

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LeasePlan USA Names Truck Sales VP

LeasePlan USA has today announced the appointment of Naeem Morris to its Truck and Equipment Division. In his role of truck sales vice president, Morris will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the LeasePlan truck division in the Midwest.

Photo courtesy of Salt River Project

Utility Conducts Study of Electric Vehicles

The goal of the Salt River Project's study is to determine what impact the increase in energy consumption will have on the grid as more chargers are installed in homes and businesses to meet demand.

Photo via Pixabay

Calif. Utilities Approve $41M for EV Pilots

CPUC approved 15 pilot projects to boost electric vehicle adoption, including the electrification of school buses, delivery trucks, airport/seaport equipment, truck stops, and commuter locations.

TAG’s new 190,000 square foot Freightliner dealership in Memphis, TN is comprised of a new and used truck sales center, a parts and service center, a parts distribution center, a full body shop, and the TAG Technical Institute. (Image courtesy of DTNA)

TAG Truck Centers, Lonestar Truck Group Merge

TAG Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group have merged into a new company called TNTX. The two companies will align under the TNTX entity in the coming months.

Image courtesy of Rainier Truck & Chassis

Rainier Truck Sales Picking Up

Rainier is targeting this summer to ramp-up truck production for its full lineup of Class 4-7 trucks.

Kinedyne Certified by Women's Business Council

Kinedyne LLC, a business specializing in the design, manufacture, and distribution of cargo securement products to the transportation industry for nearly 50 years, announced national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women President’s Educational Organization-NY.

Jasper Acquires North Carolina Branch Location

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announced the acquisition of Jasper Engines & Transmissions of Greensboro, N.C., which originally opened in 1986 as an independent distributorship, selling Jasper products to customers in North Carolina and southern Virginia.

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