The latest fleet stories from Bridgestone, Workhorse Group, Thermo King, and more. - Photo: Bridgestone/Workhorse Group/Thermo King/Work Truck

The latest fleet stories from Bridgestone, Workhorse Group, Thermo King, and more.

Photo: Bridgestone/Workhorse Group/Thermo King/Work Truck

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we present a curated collection of heartening news highlights from December 2023.

These stories promise to bring a warm smile and offer a beacon of inspiration during these festive yet challenging times.

Top Fleet Stories

Here are the top four fleet stories of the month to brighten your day from December.

Top Software & Tech Award

Thermo King has been honored with a Top Software & Tech award by Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive for its innovative TracKing Pro telematics.

The award recognizes new-to-market software and technology solutions in the global supply chain. TracKingPro is acknowledged for its predictive technology and machine learning-driven insights that improve fleet uptime and efficiency.

Paccar Parts Celebrates 100th TRP Store in North America

TRP, Paccar Parts' aftermarket parts brand, celebrates the opening of its 100th store in the United States and Canada, with TRP St. Cloud operated by Allstate Peterbilt Group in Minnesota.

With a 27,500-square-foot facility and a 25,000-square-foot warehouse, the store provides the most extensive range of parts in the region, emphasizing its commitment to customer accessibility and convenience.

GreenPower Motor Grows Presence

GreenPower Motor Company has appointed McCandless Truck Center as its commercial dealer for the greater Denver and Las Vegas metropolitan areas.

The manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles aims to expand its presence in the cargo, delivery, shuttle, transit, and school bus sectors through this strategic partnership.

Workhorse Group Expands Dealer Network

Workhorse Group expanded its dealer network by adding Colonial Equipment Company and Freeway Isuzu, bringing the total number of partners to eight nationwide.

Colonial Equipment Company, based in Maryland, will serve as Workhorse’s GSA AutoChoice provider, leveraging its strong connections with government agencies to electrify fleets across the country as part of the Certified Dealer Program, which ensures dealers can safely repair and maintain the electric components of Workhorse vehicles.

Bridgestone Achieves Milestone

Bridgestone Americas has achieved a milestone by surpassing 200 million annual tire pressure readings in 2023, marking the most successful year for the integration of Bridgestone Fleet Care tire monitoring services in the U.S.

The technology combines durable hardware and a software application, aiding fleet operators in proactively addressing tire issues, reducing unplanned maintenance, and enhancing overall driver safety by providing critical data such as tire inflation pressure and temperature.

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Hillary Weiss

Hillary Weiss

Senior Editor

Hillary Weiss is a former senior editor at Bobit. She has a decade of digital publishing experience and a passion for all things related to fleets.

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