COMFORT MOTION GLOBAL ADAPTS MOTION SEATING TECHNOLOGY FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MARKET

Comfort Motion Global (CMG) announced the company is working with a number of commercial vehicle suppliers and fleet owners to bring its Motion Seating technology to the commercial motor vehicle market. “With the heightened government […] More

GOLIGHT BOOST ITS LED WORK LAMPS TO AN INDUSTRY-LEADING HALF-MILLION CANDELA

Golight, Inc., a world leader in pan-and-tilt remote-controlled lighting technology, announced the launch of new, more powerful versions of both its Stryker ST and Golight GT remote-controlled LED work lamps. The lamps will be on […] More

TAPPLOCK ENTERPRISE SIMPLIFIES SECURITY FOR BUSINESSES

Padlocks are commonly used in businesses to secure assets, but assigning keys, managing user permissions, and tracking access history is time consuming, inefficient, and often impractical. Tapplock enterprise™ uses a smart fingerprint padlock, Tapplock one+, […] More

NEXTRAQ INTRODUCES ADVANCED IN-VEHICLE CAMERA SYSTEM

NexTraq, a Michelin® Group company, launches the new NexTraq® Dashcam—the high-definition vehicle incident camera system configured for NexTraq with 4G LTE connectivity. Among the most advanced incident in-vehicle cameras in the industry, Dashcam provides downloadable […] More

PARAGON SOFTWARE SYSTEMS LAUNCHES ON THE GEOTAB MARKETPLACE

Paragon Software Systems announced that its route optimization software has launched on the Geotab Marketplace. Fleet managers who are already creating accurate, efficient routes using Paragon can now view vehicle data from Geotab’s telematics system […] More

MICHELIN RETREAD TECHNOLOGIES ADDS DENRAY TIRE AS NEW LICENSEE

Michelin North America, announced that Denray Tire will join Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) as a franchisee manufacturing commercial truck retreads servicing Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Operating since the 1970s, Denray Tire is a family-owned and operated business in western […] More

VOLVO GROUP VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTS IN SOFTWARE FOR AUTONOMOUS MOBILITY

Apex.AI, a Palo Alto, California-based company founded in 2017, is building an automotive-grade version of ROS (Robot Operating System), an established open source software framework commonly used in robotics and autonomous systems research. By providing […] More

NETRADYNE LAUNCHES DRIVERI ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE VISION-BASED SAFETY SOLUTION ON THE GEOTAB MARKETPLACE

Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence technology focusing on driver and fleet safety, announces the availability of the Driveri® vision-based driver recognition safety  program on the Geotab Marketplace, a growing portfolio of mobile apps, software […] More

STOP FUEL CARD FRAUD WITH THE BLUEARROW FUEL APP

BlueArrow Telematics announces the release of its proprietary fuel card integration app, BlueArrow Fuel. The app automates and monitors credit card use and abuse with one simple, convenient application. THE PROBLEM Fuel card fraud affects […] More

KENWORTH EXPANDS BRANDED MERCHANDISE COLLECTION FOR 2020

The 2020 Kenworth Merchandise Collection has added more than 65 new officially-licensed merchandise items for fleets, truck operators and drivers interested in purchasing products that represent Kenworth. The new Kenworth items now available include: digi-camo […] More

GM CCA FURTHERS GROWTH FOR MY GM PARTNER PERKS, CONTINUES UPWARD TREND

General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales (CCA) announces milestone growth as well as a new enhancement to my GM Partner Perks. GM continues to build strong and robust programs to support business partners and customers. […] More

GOAT TANK DOT COMPLIANT TRANSFER SYSTEM UNVEILED AT SEMA 2019

ECI Fuel Systems has unveiled the GOAT Tank™ line of mobile fueling systems. The GOAT Tank system is a fully assembled DOT compliant transfer tank that fits in the bed of a full-size pickup truck, […] More

TECHNICAL SERVICE, SUPPORT TOOLS DELIVER UPTIME SOLUTIONS FOR SERVICE PERSONNEL

In 2019, Terex Utilities released or updated more than 50 Tech Tips and service presentations. “Terex equipment has a reputation for long life. Over the course of that in-service life, we strive to partner with […] More

NEW WEATHER GUARD CABMAX COMPOSITE BULKHEAD BRINGS COMFORT, EASE OF USE TO COMMERCIAL VAN USERS, CONTRACTORS, TECHNICIANS

WEATHER GUARD®, an industry leader in truck and van equipment, announces the new WEATHER GUARD® CabMax™ Composite Bulkhead. Designed to enhance drivers’ comfort and workspace, the revolutionary, single-piece design is strong yet lightweight weighing just […] More

HARSH WINTER SEASON SPURS USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN VEHICLE MAINTENANCE FACILITIES

According to a recent overview of operations in heavy-duty vehicle maintenance facilities conducted by Stertil-Koni—a recognized leader in the hydraulic bus lift and truck lift industry—new technologies are increasingly adopted to address harsh winter conditions that appear to […] More

RANGER DESIGN’S NEW LOCKERS AND WORKBENCHES

Ranger Design launches its newly redesigned van lockers and workbenches. These products are great for storage and organization within the mobile technician’s work vehicle. The brand’s lockers are updated with new black end panels, keeping […] More

ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPLETES FIRST ZERO-EMISSION BEER DELIVERY

Anheuser-Busch, in partnership with Nikola Motor Company (Nikola) and BYD Motors LLC, completed its first ever ‘Zero-Emission Beer Delivery’ in the company’s hometown of St. Louis using both companies’ innovative fleet technology to deliver beer […] More

JASPER ENGINES & TRANSMISSIONS RELOCATES ITS AUSTIN BRANCH TO SAN MARCOS

The branch is located at 794 Transportation Way, Building 4, in San Marcos, Texas. “The new location is along the Interstate 35 corridor,” Kevin Powell, JASPER director of branch operations, says. “This allows JASPER many […] More

WEBASTO ANNOUNCES MODULAR BATTERY SYSTEM, THERMAL MANAGEMENT AND CHARGING SOLUTIONS

Webasto, one of the top 100 global automotive suppliers, continues to stake a claim in the rapidly expanding e-mobility segment of the commercial vehicle and automotive marketplace. The company exhibited elements of a new modular battery […] More

WORK TRUCK SOLUTIONS LAUNCHES COMVOY

COMVOY METRICS Comvoy currently covers 25% of all work truck inventory in the US, including detailed specs on over 440,000 vehicles in 46 states (and counting). Comvoy is the only work truck marketplace that surfaces […] More

WINTER EQUIPMENT OFFERS BLOCKBUSTER CARBIDE INSERT SNOWPLOW CUTTING EDGE SYSTEM

Winter Equipment, an established name in the municipal snow and ice management industry, offers its BlockBuster® carbide insert snowplow cutting edge system that provides increased efficiencies. Its longer blade life and superior cutting performance means […] More

AUTOMOTIVE LIFT INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) celebrates 75 years as the lift industry safety watchdog in 2020. The ALI Board of Directors adopted a resolution recognizing the milestone at its annual meeting in Las Vegas on […] More

WORKSPORT TO LAUNCH WORLD’S FIRST TONNEAU COVER INTEGRATION WITH SOLAR TECHNOLOGY FOR PICK-UP TRUCKS

The current lead investment and subsidiary of Franchise Holdings International (FNHI), Worksport Ltd., applied for trademark and is set to release information regarding its plan to move forward with a groundbreaking new technological initiative, TerraVis. […] More

GCR TIRES & SERVICE EXPANDS OPERATIONS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

GCR Tires & Service (GCR), the commercial tire and service network owned and operated by Bridgestone Americas, Inc., announced the expansion of its operations in the Pacific Northwest. GCR has finalized the acquisition of Tires, […] More

MCLAREN DOORS LAUNCHES THE STREAMLINE HINGE

McLaren Doors announced its new “Streamline Hinge” also known as the “SL-Hinge.” The Streamline Hinge is designed for the McLaren Doors Streamline Series door models. The SL-Hinge provides faster installation and easier serviceability of the […] More

MERITOR HIGHLIGHTS CUSTOMER UPTIME WITH NEW SERVICE GROUP

The Uptime Services Group, which launches January 1, 2020, will accelerate the delivery of parts to customers in emergency situations and when vehicles require unscheduled repairs. The Uptime Services Group will also expedite the fulfillment […] More

VOLVO TRUCKS LAUNCHES SALES OF ELECTRIC TRUCKS FOR URBAN TRANSPORT IN EUROPE

Volvo Trucks announces the start of sales of its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in selected markets, meeting the increasing demand for sustainable transport solutions in city environments. More

BERGSTROM INC AND GRIP IDLE MANAGEMENT INC PARTNER TO PROVIDE INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR FLEETS

For those in the public service sector, idling is a common occurrence. Utility workers sit in idling vehicles, and many work trucks are left idling. What if there were a solution capable of reducing CO2 […] More

BYD AND AMPLY PARTNER FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY SERVICES

With the high costs and operational complexities surrounding electric vehicle (EV) deployments within commercial fleets, EV manufacturer BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced a preferred partnership with charging infrastructure provider, AMPLY Power.  The partnership allows fleet […] More

ENGINEERED COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS UNVEILS NEW CORPORATE IDENTITY

Changes name to CentroMotion; completes sale to One Rock Capital Partners More

RANGER DESIGN'S UPDATED PARTSKEEPER AND CABINETS

Ranger Design launched a revamped version of one of its most popular product lines: the Partskeeper cases and cabinets. These products are for storing and organizing small parts and tools that tradesmen may need to […] More

MAXION WHEELS TACKLES INDUSTRY CHALLENGES WITH NEW WHEELS DEBUTING AT NACV 2019

Maxion Wheels unveiled several new commercial vehicle wheels and related innovations designed to tackle some of North America’s biggest industry challenges at its press conference during the North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 (NACV Show) […] More

SKYBITZ RELEASES FLEXIBLE GPS TRACKING DEVICE TARGETING LIGHT- TO MEDIUM-DUTY TRUCKS

SA2012 offers Legacy and new customers configurable GPS tracking device More

COXREELS OFFERS A VARIETY OF STAINLESS STEEL

Coxreels offers complete stainless steel reels and powder-coated steel reels with stainless steel fluid paths. Now customers can choose between 316 and 304 grade stainless steels for their fluid paths on many reel types to […] More

JASPER OFFERS GM GEN V 5.3-L GDI ENGINES

JASPER announces the availability of GM Gen V 5.3-L GDI engines. More

SPIREON'S FLEETLOCATE WINS GOLD IN 2019 COMPASS INTELLIGENCE IOT INNOVATOR AWARDS

FleetLocate’s FL Flex, IntelliScan solutions recognized as trucking industry disruptors More

FOCUS ON TECH TRAINING DRIVES STERTIL-KONI DISTRIBUTOR, ALAN TYE & ASSOCIATES, TO NEW HEIGHTS IN VEHICLE LIFT INDUSTRY

In the highly competitive world of heavy-duty vehicle lifting, Stertil-Koni distributor, Alan Tye & Associates (ATA), expanded its investment in ongoing training for its growing team of technical service people to further differentiate it from the competition. […] More

HINO TRUCKS INTRODUCES NEW MODELS AND CAB CONFIGURATIONS

Hino unified its entire lineup of trucks, including model names, to make it even easier for you to match the perfect Hino to your business’ needs. More

KINEDYNE ENGINEERS SUPERIOR, LIGHTER, YET STRONGER WINCHES THAT INTEGRATE WITH ITS HEAVY-DUTY LOAD SECUREMENT STRAPS

Kinedyne’s new winches weigh less, offer a new thumb pawl feature, and work with its RHINO MAX and K-FORCE load securement straps as an integrated system that boosts working load limits by more than 20% More

LINK INTRODUCES 52K AIR LINK GEN 3 TANDEM DRIVE SUSPENSION FOR HEAVY VOCATIONAL APPLICATIONS WITH 315 TIRES AND CHAINS

Link’s robust Air Link Gen 3 Tandem Drive Suspension accommodates 315 tires with snow chains, is easier to maintain, has a three-year warranty, and weighs 50 lbs less than its Gen 2 predecessor More

OPTRONICS INTRODUCES INDUSTRY’S FIRST CUSTOM LED LOGO STOP, TAIL, TURN LAMPS FEATURING GLOLIGHT TECHNOLOGY

Optronics uses signature GloLight optics to create stunning branded LED lighting that can incorporate a manufacturer’s, carrier’s, or product’s logo More

PETERBILT PRIDE AND CLASS PARADE RAISES MORE THAN $20,000 FOR UNITED WAY

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it raised more than $20,000 in donations at its fourth annual Pride and Class Parade in the downtown Denton square as part of the annual United Way Denton County campaign. The […] More

CONTINENTAL CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW MISSISSIPPI TIRE PLANT

Continental celebrates a major milestone with the opening of its new tire plant near Clinton, Mississippi. More

PETERBILT DELIVERS FIRST MEDIUM-DUTY ELECTRIC MODEL 220EV TO FRITO-LAY

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the delivery of the first Peterbilt Model 220EV to Frito-Lay. Six battery electric Model 220EV medium-duty trucks will be used by PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division as part of its Modesto, California, Zero- […] More

SURFSIGHT LAUNCHES AI-12 VIDEO TELEMATICS PLATFORM TO ENHANCE DRIVER SAFETY ON THE GEOTAB MARKETPLACE

Surfsight AI-12 captures both the drive and driver behavior in real-time, providing fleets of all sizes with a powerful solution to enhance driver and fleet safety and reduce safety related costs. More

FUSO STRENGTHENS PRESENCE IN ALABAMA WITH BIRMINGHAM FREIGHTLINER BECOMING AN AUTHORIZED DEALERSHIP

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA), announces the newest FUSO Sales, Service and Parts center at Birmingham Freightliner in Birmingham, Alabama. This marks the third FUSO franchise for Birmingham Freightliner’s parent company, Peach State […] More

TENNA LAUNCHES THE TENNAMINI GPS TRACKER, EXPANDING PRODUCT LINE

TENNA announced the launch of the TennaMINI, a GPS tracking device that represents the latest in the company’s ongoing expansion of the Tenna product line. The TennaMINI is a small, durable GPS tracker that can […] More

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK TO FEATURE ALLISON NEUTRAL AT STOP AS STANDARD EQUIPMENT ON THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL® MV™ SERIES

International Truck announced it will feature Allison Neutral at Stop as standard equipment on the International® MV™ Series beginning Q1 2020. With the Allison Transmission Neutral at Stop feature, the transmission is automatically shifted into neutral when […] More

WINTER EQUIPMENT GUARANTEES PRODUCT WEAR LIFE

Company provides wear factor ratings and emphasizes overall cost of use versus purchase price. More

MOTIV POWER SYSTEMS SECURES $60 MILLION TO SCALE EPIC ALL-ELECTRIC CHASSIS, ESTABLISH DETROIT OPERATIONS

Investors including GMAG Holdings and Winnebago will help fund the expansion of Motiv in Foster City as well as open an engineering and manufacturing center in Detroit. More

VMAC RELEASES UNDERHOOD™ AIR COMPRESSOR FOR 2019 CHEVY & INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS

VMAC released the latest UNDERHOOD™ 70 air compressor installation kit for Chevrolet and International trucks. The UNDERHOOD™ 70 is now available for International 6.6-L Duramax V8 Diesel trucks on the CV 515 chassis, as well […] More

XL ACQUIRES QUANTUM FUEL’S ELECTRIFICATION DIVISION, APPOINTS KAZARINOFF AS CEO

Strategic investment and leadership additions position the company for rapid growth More

FUSO BEGINS FE180 GAS CLASS 5 CABOVER PRODUCTION

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) announced that production of the industry’s first Class 5 cabover gasoline-powered work truck began at Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) plant in Gaffney, South Carolina. FCCC is a […] More

TEREX UTILITIES TO PROVIDE EQUIPMENT FOR LINEWORKER SKILLS COMPETITION

Terex Utilities and Custom Truck One Source will provide equipment for the Hurtman Rescue event at the International Lineman’s Rodeo held October 19, 2019 in Bonner Springs, Kansas. For 35 years, the competition has attracted […] More

MACK DEFENSE INTRODUCES 40T ALL-TERRAIN CRANE AT AUSA 2019

Mack Defense will introduce a Mack® Granite®-based 40-ton capacity all-terrain crane, the ATC-40T, built in partnership with Manitowoc Crane, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition. AUSA, the largest […] More

BERGSTROM AND VIATEC PARTNER TO PROVIDE PACKAGE OF NO-IDLE OPTIONS FOR UTILITY TRUCKS

An idling utility truck is common. In order to supply power to the lift, the truck must idle. Likewise, in order for the crew to stay cool during drastically hot temperatures, the truck must idle. […] More

HINO TRUCKS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH LOS ANGELES RAMS

Hino Trucks is stepping into the NFL arena again to announce an additional partnership with an NFL team—the Los Angeles Rams. As the Official Commercial Truck of the Los Angeles Rams, Hino will work with […] More

NOSWEAT IS CHANGING THE WAY THE WORLD SWEATS ONE HAT OR HELMET AT A TIME

Disposable headwear liners soak up sweat to prevent stains, odors, and burning eyes More

CONTINENTAL DEMONSTRATES COMPLETE SOLUTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION AT UVALDE PROVING GROUNDS

Continental demonstrated complete solutions for the construction and other on/off-road industries at its proving grounds in Uvalde, Texas, on September 24-26, 2019. Approximately 100 attendees viewed demonstrations of Continental’s broad tire portfolio, from 19.5-inches to […] More

SPIREON INTRODUCES INTELLIGENT TRAILER MANAGEMENT PORTFOLIO

Intelligent Trailer Management provides solutions to bring rich data and actionable intelligence to the forefront of the trucking industry More

REGISTER NOW FOR THE WORK TRUCK SHOW 2020, GREEN TRUCK SUMMIT, AND MANUFACTURER AND DISTRIBUTOR INNOVATION CONFERENCE

20th anniversary event features training, networking, and new trucks More

STERTIL-KONI EXPANDS DISTRIBUTOR NETWORK WITH ADDITION OF INDIANA AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT

Stertil-Koni announces network expansion with the addition of Indiana Automotive Equipment More

MICHELIN RECOGNIZED BY EPA WITH 2019 SMARTWAY EXCELLENCE AWARD

Award recipients are top environmental performers and leaders for freight supply chain efficiency More

PACCAR PARTS HONORED WITH 2019 “TOP COMPANY FOR WOMEN TO WORK FOR” RECOGNITION

PACCAR Parts was recognized as a 2019 “Top Company for Women to Work For” by the Women In Trucking Association More

VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA PARTNERS WITH GEOTAB TO DELIVER STREAMLINED FMCSA-COMPLIANT ELD

Volvo Trucks has partnered with world-class telematics leader Geotab to provide an integrated Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution for all Volvo-powered trucks model-year 2015 and newer. More

VMAC RELEASES MULTIFUNCTION POWER SYSTEM WITH CAT ENGINE

VMAC releases a 6-in-1 Multifunction Power System with a Caterpillar engine More

NEW FONTAINE HEAVY-HAUL MAGNITUDE 55L DELIVERS 2,000-LB LARGER PAYLOAD

Fontaine Heavy-Haul, a recognized technology leader and innovator in the lowbed trailer industry, introduces a new trailer that carries heavy loads in a lighter package—the Fontaine Magnitude® 55L. “The Fontaine Magnitude 55L is designed for […] More

BW MITCHUM SELECTS SMARTDRIVE VIDEO-BASED SAFETY PROGRAM TO SUPPORT COMMITMENT TO RELIABLE, PERSONALIZED, AND SAFE FREIGHT HANDLING

Citing exceptional service and support, fleet skips pilot and moves straight to rollout More

ANHEUSER-BUSCH TO DEPLOY 21 BYD ELECTRIC TRUCKS AS PART OF STATEWIDE COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE LOGISTICS

The project will showcase BYD’s second generation 8TT Class 8 electric trucks at four Anheuser-Busch distribution facilities across Southern California. More

FONTAINE INTRODUCES VERSATILE INFINITY FORKLIFT TRAILER

Fontaine, a recognized technology leader in the platform trailer industry, introduces a new Infinity combo trailer for forklift applications. In an industry traditionally served by bolt-on aftermarket forklift kits, the Infinity Forklift Trailer is set […] More

COXREELS NEW IDLER SPROCKETS FOR THE 1195 SERIES REDUCE REWIND SPEED AND INCREASE MOTOR TORQUE

Coxreels introduces the all new gear reducing idler sprockets for the 1195 Series electric motorized hose reels. This new add-on benefits the user in reducing the rewind speed, increasing motor torque, and fitting an optional […] More

TOMTOM TELEMATICS IS OFFICIALLY RENAMED WEBFLEET SOLUTIONS

Twenty years after the launch of the WEBFLEET solution, Europe’s #1 fleet management provider changes its company name More

MICHELIN ANNOUNCES PRICE INCREASE FOR NAFA ACCOUNTS IN US, CANADA

Michelin North America, Inc., has announced a price increase up to 4.9% for all North American Fleet Account customers for Michelin, BFGoodrich, Michelin Retread Technologies, and Oliver brand products in the United States and Canada. […] More

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK INTRODUCES HIGH VISIBILITY HV SERIES AT ICUEE

New configuration features set-back axle with improved maneuverability More

BRIDGESTONE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF RETREAD MANUFACTURING AT BANDAG PLANT IN OXFORD, NORTH CAROLINA

Milestone signifies the company’s longstanding commitment to the local community More

MACK DEFENSE M917A3 HEAVY DUMP TRUCKS MEET SPECIFICATION WITH CARC COATINGS

Mack Defense and Sherwin-Williams General Industrial Coatings partnered to implement multiple solutions for applying Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings (CARC) for use on the Mack Defense M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT) model. These coating solutions are […] More

FELLING TRAILERS, INC. PART OF DREAM IT. DO IT. MINNESOTA STATEWIDE TOUR OF MANUFACTURING

Local manufacturer opening doors to the public More

NEW RAM 1500 LIMITED BLACK EDITION AND RAM HEAVY DUTY NIGHT EDITIONS UNVEILED AT STATE FAIR OF TEXAS

These new models offer truck buyers an even wider selection of exterior appointments and content for even greater personalization. More

FCA AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CENTER HOUSES MOST ADVANCED DRIVING SIMULATOR IN NORTH AMERICA

FCA launched the most advanced driving simulator technology in North America. More

KENWORTH TO FEATURE THREE UTILITY AND CONSTRUCTION TRUCKS AT ICUEE

Three Kenworth trucks will be featured in the Kenworth Truck booth (#N2057) at ICUEE. More

NAFA LAUNCHES ENHANCED ONLINE CAREER CENTER

A brand-new tool that connects fleet and mobility professionals across all disciplines with employers offering career opportunities. More

DIRECT-TRANSMISSION MOUNTED PTO AIR COMPRESSORS RELEASED FOR 2019 RAM TRUCKS

The DTM70 produces up to 70 CFM at 100 psi (175 psi max) and is a smart choice for customers concerned with saving space and increasing available payload. More

AMERICA IS SLEEP DEPRIVED AND THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY CAN'T ESCAPE IT

“Inadequate sleep is associated with mild to severe physical and mental health problems, injury, loss of productivity, and premature mortality.” More

NTEA RELEASES TRAINING MODULE ON VEHICLE POWERTRAINS

TE201 is intended as a series of online course modules designed for those with technical knowledge seeking deeper understanding of specific topics More

BIG TEX CONTINUES TO EXPAND LINEUP WITH NEW 16LP SUPER-DUTY ULTRA LOW PROFILE DUMP TRAILER

Big Tex Trailers unveiled another key addition to its dump trailer lineup during this month’s NATDA Trade Show. More

SPIREON ANNOUNCES BIG DATA PARTNERSHIP WITH SNOWFLAKE

Opening FleetLocate data to Snowflake allows customized analytics at a fraction of the cost More

LIGHTNING SYSTEMS INTRODUCES “LIGHTNING ON TAP” CHARGING SOLUTIONS

Lightning Charging Solutions includes a comprehensive range of AC and DC fast charge charging stations for fleet electric vehicles More

WATCH REACTIONS OF TRUCK DRIVERS GETTING THEIR NECKS HAMMERED BY AN MMA CHIROPRACTOR

More than eight out of 10 truck drivers suffer pain, mostly in their backs and necks, according to a new Volvo Trucks survey. Some hurt so badly they even consider quitting their jobs. To raise […] More

THE S24 2.5-INCH PC SIDEMARKER WITH REFLECTOR

TecNiq, Inc., a leading innovator in LED lighting for OEM and aftermarket lighting solutions announced a new product. The S24, 2.5-inch Polarized Connector Sidemarker is a new addition to the TecNiq sidemarker lineup. The S24 […] More

THIRD ANNUAL TELETRAC NAVMAN TELEMATICS BENCHMARK REPORT FINDS TRANSPORTATION'S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IS STILL A DISTANT REALITY

Fifty-four percent of fleets have no plans to implement new technology More

SMARTDRIVE RAISES $90 MILLION LED BY TPG SIXTH STREET PARTNERS

Investment will fuel continued innovation and support strategic growth initiatives More

WINTER EQUIPMENT OFFERS RAZOR XL CARBIDE INSERT SNOWPLOW CUTTING EDGE SYSTEM

Municipal-quality cutting edge system features superior cutting, longer blade life More

SPARTAN MOTORS ACQUIRES ROYAL TRUCK BODY

Acquisition expands Spartan’s West Coast and Southwest geographic reach with six additional manufacturing, assembly, and distribution facilities More

MERITOR ANNOUNCES EXPANDED PORTFOLIO OF DEFENSE SOLUTIONS

First product introduced under new ProTec™ ISAS® independent suspension line More

GEOSPACE LABS LAUNCHES OFFICIAL FLORIDA INTRASTATE ELD

GeoSpace Labs announced the general availability of the Official Florida Intrastate FMCSA Registered Electronic Logging Device (ELD). More

FELLING ADDS TRIPLE AXLE FT-30-3 I DRILL SERIES TO PAIR WITH NEW DRILL ON THE MARKET

Felling’s team designed a three-axle trailer with the deck between the fenders to obtain the lowest deck height possible. More

HOT SHOT’S SECRET INTRODUCES LX4 LUBRICITY EXTREME

Increases diesel fuel lubricity up to 56%, provides long-lasting protection against fuel system wear and failure More

PRO-VISION ANNOUNCES NEW LINE OF 4G MOBILE VIDEO SYSTEMS

New lineup of video recording systems with built-in 4G modems designed for improved fleet management More

NIKKI HALEY, US AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS, TO GIVE KEYNOTE AT THE WORK TRUCK SHOW 2020

Tickets available when registration opens in October More

VOLVO GROUP RECOGNIZED FOR PARTICIPATING IN US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BETTER PLANTS SUPPLY CHAIN INITIATIVE

Volvo Group recently joined the DOE Better Plants supply chain initiative, recruiting eight Volvo Group vendors to commit to reducing energy consumption by 25% over 10 years. The Volvo Group is the first trucking OEM to participate in the Better Plant Supply Chain Initiative. More

DELTA-Q TECHNOLOGIES RELEASES NEW SOFTWARE CAPABILITY TO PROVIDE STACKABLE CHARGING SOLUTIONS

Delta-Q announces its entry into mid-range power charging through its news stackable charging software. More

NATIONAL LIFT WEEK SET FOR OCT 7-12 WITH STERTIL-KONI AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni announces it will once again sponsor National Lift Week®, which will take place October 7-12 in venues across North America. More

XL FLEET ELECTRIFICATION SYSTEMS REACH 100 MILLION CUSTOMER MILES DRIVEN

Thousands of XL-equipped vehicles have deployed throughout North America, improving fuel economy by 25-50% More

MICHELIN ENHANCES SMALL COMMERCIAL FLEETS ADVANTAGE PROGRAM

Michelin North America announces application and billing enhancements to its popular MICHELIN® Advantage program introduced in 2007 to help support the needs of owner-operators and fleets. More

UPTIME FURTHER IMPROVED WITH VOLVO TRUCKS’ NEW DYNAMIC MAINTENANCE SERVICE

Volvo Trucks introduces dynamic maintenance, a connected vehicle maintenance service that seeks to improve fleet operations efficiency through proactive and flexible vehicle-specific maintenance planning. More

BIG TEX TRAILERS ANNOUNCES NEW DUMP MODEL AND UPGRADES TO DUMP LINEUP

This season, Big Tex is rolling out several updates across its dump category including a new length for the popular 90SR model and upgrades that add greater functionality to existing models. More

RAM 1500 NIGHT EDITION AND REBEL BLACK, NEW OPTIONS AND COLORS FOR HEAVY DUTY HIGHLIGHT 2020 RAM TRUCK LINEUP

Ram Truck brings new appearance and feature packages, adding even greater appeal to a well-rounded lineup that offers something for nearly every truck buyer. More

NAVISTAR ANNOUNCES CHAMPIONS OF THE 2019 TECHNICIAN RODEO

The annual competition tests the skills and speed of service of its top technicians throughout its dealer network. More

HALRAI OF QUEBEC TO DISTRIBUTE VENTURO CRANES

Canadian equipment seller to deal in all Venturo cranes and logic controls More

FONTAINE MOVES MODIFICATION CENTER CLOSER TO NEW HINO PLANT

Fontaine Modification will relocate its West Virginia modification center from Williamstown to Mineral Wells, West Virginia. More

BELL EXCLUSIVELY SELECTS ALLISON TRANSMISSIONS FOR ITS ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCKS

Bell Equipment’s B30E ADT fitted with the recently released 3400ORS transmission designed for heavy-duty applications More

HINO CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW MANUFACTURING FACILITY

New 1,000,00-sq-ft facility generates 250 jobs in West Virginia. More

TEREX UTILITIES TO DEMO PRODUCTS, TECHNOLOGY WITH PRACTICAL BENEFITS FOR USERS, OWNERS

Terex Utilities will feature industry-leading technologies and equipment during the 2019 International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE) in Louisville, Kentucky. More

AUCTION DATES SET FOR 7TH ANNUAL TRAILER FOR A CAUSE AUCTION BENEFITING CCRF

Felling Trailers, Inc. will conduct its seventh annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a non-profit organization. Felling Trailers wants to generate awareness about childhood cancer along with the research […] More

SPIREON ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF FLEETLOCATE FOR FORD

Launch coincides with complete user interface refresh and introduction of advance engine diagnostics for award-winning fleet management platform More

SUCCESSFUL MULTI-CYLINDER ENGINE TESTING WITH NANOSECOND PULSED PLASMA IGNITION TECHNOLOGY

Transient Plasma Systems Inc. achieves a new milestone in internal combustion engine testing. More

PRICING ANNOUNCED FOR NEW 2020 RAM 1500 ECODIESEL

The Ram 1500’s all-new 3-L V-6 EcoDiesel leads the half-ton pickup truck segment in torque with 480 lb-ft and diesel towing capability of 12,560 lbs. More

Volvo Group Celebrates Grand Opening of DEX Heavy Duty Parts Facility in Oklahoma City

DEX Heavy Duty Parts LLC celebrates the grand opening of its new facility in Oklahoma City. More

ARI LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE VIDEO EXPERIENCE FOR FLEET STAKEHOLDERS

The dynamic video series explores complex business challenges throughout the vehicle’s lifecycle to help viewers maximize their fleet’s revenue-generating capabilities More

FONTAINE MODIFICATION RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE FLEET MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

In the photo above, Fontaine Modification representatives, from left, Brian Gagnon, Brad Howard, and Wes Lundy, accepted the Council on Environmental Standards Association (CES) award for the support and promotion of sustainable fleet maintenance products, […] More

FONTAINE MODIFICATION RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE FLEET MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

In the photo above, Fontaine Modification representatives, from left, Brian Gagnon, Brad Howard, and Wes Lundy, accepted the Council on Environmental Standards Association (CES) award for the support and promotion of sustainable fleet maintenance products, […] More

PETERBILT ADDS 5TH TECHNICIAN TRAINING CAMPUS

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the opening of the company’s fifth Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) campus in Rancho Cucamonga, California. More

NAFA LAUNCHES DOT COMPLIANCE FORUM

Event is crash course in aligning fleets with today’s DOT compliance, safety, accountability measurement system More

THE WORK TRUCK SHOW 2020 MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST WORK TRUCK EVENT

Show has grown and evolved along with the vocational truck industry More

OPTRONICS BRINGS TOUGH MULTIFUNCTION LED WARNING AND BEACON LAMPS TO MARKET

Designed for quick, easy installation, Optronics’ rugged LED warning and beacon lamps are engineered to operate reliably in harsh and demanding environments. More

GOLIGHT’S STRYKER ST SERIES OFFERS AN ENHANCED FEATURE SET THAT MEETS AND EXCEEDS INDUSTRY DEMANDS

Improvements to Golight’s Stryker ST Series address industry requests for multi-lamp control using a single remote unit, the elimination of controller crosstalk, on-command home-position function, and simple, multiple-remote-control pairing. More

GASBOY INTRODUCES ATLAS PRIME

Integrated fuel control and dispensing for commercial and fleet fueling More

NEW AND NOTEWORTHY AT 2019 ICUEE—THE DEMO EXPO

New UTV Test Track expands demo options. New Fourth Street Live! Concert extends networking. More

NEXTRAQ INTRODUCES TOOL TO AVOID DISTRACTED DRIVING

This tool helps managers enforce policies restricting unauthorized use of tablets and smartphones, limiting distractions. More

STOWE CARGO SYSTEMS RELEASES NEW STORAGE SOLUTION FOR LIGHT- AND MEDIUM-DUTY FLEETS

This innovative new toolbox enables clean, secure, and weathertight storage for work equipment and personal gear. More

STERTIL-KONI NOTCHES RECORD GROWTH IN FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 2019

Rising demand for safety, performance, and efficiency in vehicle maintenance facilities fuels expansion and new hires More

RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS VEHICLES MOVE INTO PORTS OF LA AND LONG BEACH

Companies operating in Ports of LA and Long Beach begin to take delivery of first new generation of natural gas heavy-duty trucks More

GUNK INTRODUCES NEW DEGREASING WIPES

The wipes are designed to tackle grease and oil on everything from engine bays to vehicle trim and windows and are currently available for purchase nationwide. More

GODWIN MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCES $3.5 MILLION EXPANSION

Customers can expect reduced lead times, new products, and higher capacity More

COXREELS ANNOUNCES NEW SHIPPING PROGRAM

Coxreels is excited to announce the launch of a new shipping program called, “Coxreels Ship Ready.” More

LIGHTNING SYSTEMS ALL-ELECTRIC ZERO EMISSIONS MEDIUM-DUTY VEHICLES SELECTED FOR STATE OF CALIFORNIA CONTRACT

State agencies, local governments can meet climate change, sustainability goals by purchasing all-electric, zero emissions vehicles through the program More

NAVISTAR’S SEVERE SERVICE TEAM ENHANCES DEALER RESOURCES BY LAUNCHING APPLICATION ENGINEERING HOTLINE

Providing an added margin of expertise for complex vocational truck sales, Navistar’s Severe Service team recently launched an Application Engineering Hotline that provides International® dealers with direct, rapid access to the product experts who designed […] More

SCANIA NOW OFFERING PREVIEW SIDE DEFENDER II WORLDWIDE

PRECO Electronics and Scania sign long-term agreement to offer side blind spot monitoring solutions to Scania dealers worldwide More

PPG COATINGS PROTECT, BEAUTIFY KENNYWOOD PARK’S NEW STEEL CURTAIN ROLLER COASTER AND CARS

Company creates custom STEELERS Yellow color to celebrate Pittsburgh’s and PPG’s hometown pride More

LIGHTNING SYSTEMS GEN 2 MODEL OF ALL-ELECTRIC FORD TRANSIT NAMED IN CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD EXECUTIVE ORDER

Longer-range, higher-speed, all-electric Ford Transit 350HD Generation 2 model gets 61 MPGe in city and on the highway More

MARANGONI OPENS NEW RINGTREAD FACILITY IN FLORIDA

Marangoni Tread North America Inc. announced that PRIDE Enterprises in Avon Park, Florida, is now a proud member of the Marangoni Ringtread network. Robert Dague, industry manager at Retread Tire, says, “PRIDE Enterprises added the […] More

GROUPS HIGHLIGHT BIODIESEL’S PERFORMANCE AND BUSINESS ADVANTAGES

Educational event brings together fuel experts and fleet owners More

PURKEYS’ STEADYCHARGE REPLENISHES AUXILIARY BATTERIES, EXTENDS THEIR LIFE AND REDUCES MAINTENANCE FOR REFRIGERATED AND HEATED TRAILERS

Purkeys’ new SteadyCharge can maximize the lifespan of dedicated batteries in trailer refrigeration and heating units, saving fleets thousands in downtime, maintenance, and replacement costs. More

HUB GROUP BREAKS GROUND ON SECOND CHICAGO-AREA HEADQUARTERS BUILDING TO SUPPORT CONTINUED GROWTH

Hub Group, a leading supply chain solutions provider, broke ground on a second building on its Oak Brook, Illinois, headquarters campus to add headcount as it scales to meet growing customer needs. The second building, […] More

STERTIL-KONI CONTINUES SUPPORT OF NEW YORK-BASED BAILEY’S CAFÉ WITH ADDITIONAL $10,000 DONATION

Stertil-Koni, a leader in heavy-duty bus lifts and truck lifts, continued its support of Brooklyn, New York-based Bailey’s Café, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, with an additional $10,000 donation. The funds are targeted to provide […] More

TRUCKIT AWARDED FIRST RUNNER-UP BY TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA’S 2019 SSA IMPACT AWARDS

Nominees included a long list of prominent tech businesses vying for the prestigious award’s recognition TruckIT, a construction technology startup specializing in the innovation of on-demand hauling and fleet/dispatch management, received first runner-up by the […] More

RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS NOW AVAILABLE IN NEW YORK CITY AS CLEAN ENERGY OPENS FUELING STATION IN THE SOUTH BRONX

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, welcomed city officials, community leaders, and environmental advocates to the opening of its newest natural gas fueling station in […] More

CUMMINS LAUNCHES ONLINE STORE FOR UNITED STATES CUSTOMERS

Cummins Inc. announced the launch of its online store for customers in the United States. The site, shopcummins.com, allows customers to choose from more than 200 products at their convenience. More

WEATHER GUARD INTRODUCES CUSTOM VAN CONFIGURATOR FOR FORD TRANSIT AND FORD TRANSIT CONNECT

Interactive online tool provides customizable options for commercial van configurations More

FUSO EXPANDS DEALERSHIP FOOTPRINT IN GEORGIA WITH A SECOND LOCATION BY PEACH STATE TRUCK CENTER

Peach State Truck Center moves the FUSO brand to its headquarters in Norcross, Georgia. More

VOLVO TRUCKS TO INTRODUCE NEXT ITERATION OF VOLVO ACTIVE DRIVER ASSIST IN VNR, VNL, AND VNX MODELS

Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) 2.0, a comprehensive collision mitigation system, will be standard in the new Volvo VNR and VNL models and available on VNX models later this year. More

ALCOA WHEELS RELEASES ONE-PIECE HUB COVER SYSTEM WITH SECURE FIT RETENTION

Reengineered, one-piece design meets needs of today’s trucks More

XL REINFORCES SUSTAINABLE FLEET ACCREDITATION FOR UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

New hybrid electric work trucks support greener campus recycling and maintenance efforts More

CHAMBERLIN ROOFING AND WATERPROOFING ACHIEVES 100% REDUCTION IN REAR-END COLLISIONS FOLLOWING ADOPTION OF SMARTDRIVE PROGRAM

Specialty contractor deploys SmartDrive video-based safety following head-to-head pilot program and improves safety score by 96% More

FUSO OPENS NEWLY REMODELED FUSO ACADEMY TRAINING CENTER

To support the launch of its new FUSO FE GAS truck and the industry-only production series FUSO eCanter all-electric truck, a complete remodel of the North American FUSO Academy Training Center was opened on June […] More

JASPER ACQUIRES DIESEL USA GROUP, INC.

JASPER Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Jasper Engines and Transmissions, acquired Diesel USA Group, Inc. headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. The Diesel USA Group will remain a separate company and brand as it becomes part of […] More

FELLING TRAILERS, INC. IMPLEMENTS WELD STANDARD

One of Felling Trailers, Inc.’s core values is to be an innovative solutions provider that fosters a work environment that thrives on continuous improvement. As a trailer manufacturer known for quality that is second to […] More

NEW 2020 RAM 1500 ECODIESEL IS AMERICA’S HALF-TON DIESEL TORQUE LEADER: 480 LB-FT OF TORQUE

New Ram 1500 EcoDiesel produces highest half-ton diesel torque, achieving 480 lb-ft and highest available half-ton diesel towing capacity at 12,560 lbs EcoDiesel-powered Ram Rebel offered for first time Ram pickups own the top spots […] More

GO INDUSTRIES PART #ET005 WELDED GRILLE GUARD

Go Industries is proud to announce its ET004 and ET005 Grille Guards. ET005: Go Industries Grille Guard for the C4500-6500 features no cutting or drilling. Designed with the tilt body in mind, this piece articulates […] More

2019 BONNELL EQUIPMENT EXPO

Bonnell Industries just hosted its biennial Equipment Expo on June 5th and 6th at its headquarters in Dixon, Illinois. Heavy rain and storms in the run up to the event had the team worried, but […] More

MACK DEFENSE PRESENTS US ARMY WITH KEYS TO FIRST M917A3 HEAVY DUMP TRUCKS

Mack Defense celebrated the official handover of the first five Mack® Granite® model-based M917A3 heavy dump trucks (HDT) to the US Army during a ceremony at the Mack Customer Center. Leadership from Mack Defense presented […] More

TRANSFER FLOW INTRODUCES 50-GALLON REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK SYSTEMS FOR GASOLINE FORD F-150

Transfer Flow introduced 50-gallon high-capacity midship replacement fuel tank systems for gasoline Ford F-150 Crew Cab pickups with 6 1/2-ft beds. The fuel tanks are available for 2017 – 19 and 2009 – 14 model […] More

MACK TRUCKS ADD FACTORY-BACKED WARRANTY TO ALL-NEW MACK CERTIFIED USED PROGRAM

Mack Trucks launched an all-new Mack Certified Used Truck program featuring a fully integrated factory-backed warranty managed through Mack systems, which eliminates the need to work through third parties and provides customers extra peace of […] More

CARRIERSEDGE RELEASES FOUR NEW COURSES, ADDS SPANISH VERSIONS TO TWO EXISTING MODULES

CarriersEdge, a leading provider of online driver training for the trucking industry, continues to expand its library of training courses. The company recently added two courses in its Practical Cargo Securement library, plus a bloodborne […] More

TEREX INTRODUCES NEW TL SERIES AERIALS FOR TRANSMISSION WORK AT EUFMC 2019; BUILT FOR COST-EFFECTIVE OWNERSHIP

Terex Utilities has expanded its TL Series of aerial devices with three new telescopic and material handling models designed for transmission work. “Cost-effective mounting options, commonality of parts, and reduced maintenance features are ways TL […] More

ALLISON TRANSMISSION RECEIVES CARB CERTIFICATION FOR MODEL YEAR 2019 HYBRID-ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM PAIRED WITH CUMMINS ENGINES

Originally approved in 2014, Executive Order must be approved for eligibility on a model year basis Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. and Cummins Inc. announced certification from the California Air Resources Board (ARB) for model year 2019 […] More

ZONAR BOOSTS FLEET SAFETY AND BUSINESS EFFICIENCIES WITH ZONAR MOBILE ECOSYSTEM

A broader range of third-party applications are now available through the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 to expand flexibility and impact for fleet managers More

CHEVIN LAUNCHES NEW SOFTWARE NAVIGATION UPDATES

Chevin clients can now seamlessly navigate across its entire fleet management software thanks to an updated search facility and new keyboard shortcuts. The updates are the latest in a series of user experience improvements to […] More

BUYERS PRODUCTS UNVEILS NEW SALTDOGG MEDIUM-DUTY MDS COMBINATION DUMP SPREADER

Buyers Products, a leading manufacturer of work truck equipment, reveals a new addition to its popular line of MDS series combination dump spreaders. More

FELLING TRAILERS, INC. ANNOUNCES BENEFICIARY OF 2019 TRAILER FOR A CAUSE

Felling Trailers will host its seventh annual Trailer for a Cause online auction of an FT-3 Utility trailer to benefit a nonprofit organization. Felling Trailers’ goal is to bring awareness to various nonprofits that are […] More

MACK DEFENSE INTRODUCES M917A3 HEAVY DUMP TRUCK AT SHOWCASE FOR COMMERCE

Mack Defense will display its M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT) with an armored cab for the first time in public during this year’s 29th annual Showcase for Commerce, a nationally renowned business and industry trade […] More

COXREELS INTRODUCES A PRODUCT ENHANCEMENT FOR 1.25-INCH AND 1.5-INCH SLPL SPRING-DRIVEN MODELS

Coxreels is proud to introduce a product enhancement to the spring-driven 1.25-inch and 1.5-inch SLPL models. Prior to this update, these models of the SLPL came standard with Coxreels’ aluminum inline swivel. Optional on all […] More

LIGHTNING SYSTEMS INTRODUCES GENERATION 2 MODEL OF ITS ALL-ELECTRIC FORD TRANSIT POWERTRAIN

Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, announced the introduction of a longer-range, higher-speed, Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system for the Ford Transit. GEN 2 The Lightning […] More

VENTURO INTRODUCES CRANE SELECTOR WEB TOOL

This calculator will assist in proper crane recommendations Venturo®, a leading producer of truck- and van-equipped cranes, released a new finder on its website to assist in the selection of service cranes. The Crane Selector […] More

HUB GROUP LAUNCHES ENHANCED END-TO-END VISIBILITY WITH REAL-TIME SHIPMENT-LEVEL ETAS

Improved visibility and accuracy allow for real-time arrival data access via Connect customer platform, API, or EDI feeds More

LINK INTRODUCES 105K TRITON TRI-DRIVE AIR SUSPENSION AS LATEST ADDITION TO ITS HEAVY VOCATIONAL LINE

Link Manufacturing’s ultra-high-capacity Triton Tri-Drive Air Suspension can be line installed and sets a new industry standard for capacity, durability, roll stability, articulation, and overall performance. More

FELLING TRAILERS SUPPORTS ROBOTICS TEAMS

Fanning the flame of innovation in our youth is the responsibility of every company, especially those in the manufacturing trades. As we see many of today’s skilled tradesmen/women moving closer toward retirement, we as an […] More

COMMERCIAL TRUCK TRADER DEBUTS MOBILE APP WITH MARKET’S FASTEST SEARCH

Uses artificial intelligence to ensure the industry’s most accurate upfit information More

MERITOR TO ACQUIRE AXLETECH, ENHANCING GROWTH PLATFORM IN OFF-HIGHWAY, DEFENSE AND AFTERMARKET SEGMENTS

Complementary product portfolio to accelerate global sales and deliver differentiated value proposition to customers More

AUTOCAR TRUCKS LAUNCHES NEW DC-64R ALWAYS UP CONVENTIONAL TRUCK

Autocar® Trucks announced the launch of the Autocar DC-64R, a completely new conventional truck purpose-built from the ground-up for severe-duty refuse applications. Autocar’s guiding mission is to build trucks to be “Always Up,” that is, […] More

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK SHOWCASES REFUSE PRODUCTS, DIAMOND PARTNER PROGRAM AT WASTE EXPO

This week at the 2019 Waste Expo, International Truck is showcasing its recently announced Diamond Partner Program as well as two leading-edge International® HV™ Series refuse products, including one painted pink to raise awareness and […] More

COOPER TIRE LAUNCHES NEW SEVERE SERIES TIRE FOR CONSTRUCTION TRUCKS

Cooper Tire has announced the availability of a new mixed service wide base all-position (WBA) tire as part of its Cooper® SEVERE Series™ lineup. The Cooper SEVERE Series WBA provides long miles to removal while […] More

CORETEX ENHANCES SMART WASTE SOLUTION FOR CITIES AND WASTE HAULERS

A comprehensive smart waste fleet management solution for a safer, greener, and more productive industry More

BIMBO BAKERIES USA ORDERS MOTIV’S ALL-ELECTRIC EPIC CHASSIS EQUIPPED STEP VANS

With deliveries expected to occur in Q3 of 2019, Bimbo Bakeries USA purchase order represents another major fleet deployment for Motiv Power Systems Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric medium-duty fleet chassis […] More

AMSOIL OFFERS 5 MORE PRODUCTS IN ITS EASY-PACK

AMSOIL expands its easy-pack product offerings to include five new products previously available only in traditional plastic quart containers. The innovative easy-pack allows for improved maneuverability and access to tough-to-reach fill holes. This results in […] More

ALLISON TRANSMISSION REVEALS FULLY INTEGRATED ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR COMMERCIAL TRUCKS

At the Advanced Clean Technology (ACT) Expo, Allison Transmission, a global leader in medium- and heavy-duty propulsion solutions for commercial vehicles, introduced the new AXE Series, one of the most powerful e-axle systems for medium- and […] More

TECHON-SITE MOBILE MAINTENANCE ANSWERS INDUSTRY NEED

TravelCenters of America LLC answers the call to provide more comprehensive heavy truck maintenance and repair services for fleet equipment that is idle with TechOn-SITE™. Trucks today are more complex than ever, equipped with advanced […] More

ALLISON TRANSMISSION ACQUIRES VANTAGE POWER AND AXLETECH’S ELECTRONIC VEHICLE SYSTEMS DIVISION

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, announced that it purchased Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle (EV) systems division. Allison Transmission has a more than 103-year […] More

COXREELS OFFERS NEW OPTIONS FOR THE VACUUM SERIES REEL

Coxreels V-100 Series product has been improved and is now offered with hose. With a redesigned fluid path, the V-100 Series features improved O-ring sealing for greater vacuum consistency and performance in addition to a […] More

ANALYSIS FROM AMPLY POWER INDICATES AMERICA’S TOP 25 CITIES COULD SAVE AN AVERAGE OF 37 PERCENT ON FUEL COSTS BY SWITCHING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND BUSES

Whitepaper uses new Dollar Per Gallon-equivalent rating (DPGe) to directly compare electric and traditional fleet vehicle fueling costs A recent white paper by AMPLY Power reveals that 25 of America’s largest metropolitan areas could save an average […] More

TELETRAC NAVMAN DIRECTOR PRIORITIZED FOR FEDRAMP AUTHORIZATION

The company’s product platform is first GPS fleet management solution to achieve FedRAMP Ready designation and be selected for full government cloud security assessment Teletrac Navman, a global software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that leverages location-based technology […] More

REDESIGNED PACCAR POWERTRAIN WEBSITE AIDS KENWORTH CUSTOMERS

The redesigned PACCAR Powertrain website aids Kenworth customers in their search for the latest product information on PACCAR engines, PACCAR transmissions, and PACCAR axles. The website features new engine and powertrain videos and updated literature supported […] More

STERTIL-KONI CELEBRATES RECORD RESULTS, SHOWCASES PRODUCT INNOVATION AT 23RD ANNUAL DISTRIBUTOR MEETING

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni recently celebrated record results at its 23rd Annual Distributors Meeting, held in historic Annapolis, Maryland. There, at a four-day event themed “Together We Prosper,” the company showcased product enhancements, new technologies and spotlighted […] More

MILLER INTRODUCES GAS MODEL OF ENPAK A30GBW AND UPDATES TO BOBCAT 200 AIR PAK POWER SYSTEMS FOR WORK TRUCKS

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, a leading worldwide manufacturer of Miller® brand arc welding equipment, introduces the new gas model of its EnPak A30GBW all-in-one power system and an enhanced gas model of its Bobcat 200 […] More

BRIDGESTONE EXPANDS ITS FUEL-EFFICIENT COMMERCIAL TRUCK TIRE PORTFOLIO WITH ECOPIA STEER TIRE

The Bridgestone R284 Ecopia tire delivers long wear life and improved rolling resistance Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) announced the launch of the all-new Bridgestone R284 Ecopia tire, a SmartWay® verified steer tire designed for improved fuel economy […] More

WINTER EQUIPMENT OFFERS UNIVERSAL SPINNER FOR SUPERIOR SNOW AND ICE TREATMENT SPREADING

Universal spinner’s tough construction resists wear, reducing costs and maintenance Winter Equipment, an established name in the municipal snow and ice management industry, offers its universal spinner that provides superior spreading of snow and ice […] More

METSO LAUNCHES A HYBRID TRUCK BODY WITH UNMATCHED PAYLOAD AND WEAR LIFE

At Bauma 2019, Metso is showcasing the expansion of its product portfolio into new territory. The Metso Truck Body is a groundbreaking innovation that combines the benefits of rubber and high structural strength steel, enabling […] More

ISUZU ANNOUNCES CRAFT BEER TRUCK

The Ultimate Craft Beer Truck to Meet all the Needs of the Booming Beer and Beverage Industry Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc, distributor of America’s best-selling low cab forward trucks, announced the development of […] More

JASPER EXPANDS REMANUFACTURED FORD F-650 TRANSMISSION LINE

Jasper Engines and Transmissions, a leader in remanufactured products, announces the expanded availability of its remanufactured Ford F-650 FWD and AWD transmissions. “The Solenoid pack of this unit is hydraulically and electronically tested on a […] More

AXLETECH COLLABORATES WITH AGILITY FUEL SOLUTIONS FOR BATTERY TECHNOLOGY IN COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ELECTRIC POWERTRAINS

Dedicated to providing a complete, integrated electric powertrain solution for commercial vehicles, AxleTech entered into a strategic agreement with Agility Fuel Solutions, the leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial […] More

COOPER TIRE NAMED MOST VALUABLE PARTNER BY DICKINSON FLEET SERVICES

Cooper Tire was named Most Valuable Partner (MVP) of the Year by Dickinson Fleet Services (DFS). The award was presented to the Cooper commercial truck tire team, which supplies DFS with Roadmaster® truck and bus radial (TBR) tires […] More

FONTAINE AND DAYCAB COMPANY INTRODUCE EXTENDED CAB OPTION FOR INTERNATIONAL HX SERIES

Ship-thru agreement allows customers to receive vehicles sooner Fontaine Modification Company and Daycab Company are offering a new extended cab option for International HX Series trucks that adds 8 inches of interior space to the rear of […] More

SHUR-CO’S SMARTECHNOLOGY LINEUP EXPANDS WITH RELEASE OF NEW PRODUCT

Shur-Co® is pleased to announce the expansion of its SMARTechnology™ product family with the addition of the Shur-Co Service Truck Power Kit.  The Service Truck Power Kit is an assembled power kit that connects to […] More

NAVISTAR ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVES TO FURTHER DRIVE CUSTOMER UPTIME

New initiatives will speed parts delivery, enable cellular calibration of new class 8 trucks Demonstrating its relentless commitment to maximize customer uptime, Navistar announced new initiatives that enhance customers’ ability to keep their trucks on […] More

KEEPTRUCKIN EXTENDS SMART DASHCAM CAPABILITIES WITH NEW MACHINE LEARNING FEATURES

Video recall, video annotation, in-app driver coaching features increase fleets’ abilities to improve road safety through critical event prevention. KeepTruckin, a leading fleet management platform, announced a new suite of safety features that are designed to […] More

NEW SUBSCRIPTION OPTION MAKES “LIFTING IT RIGHT” VEHICLE LIFT SAFETY TRAINING MORE ACCESSIBLE AND AFFORDABLE

Special pricing also available for schools and students It’s easier than ever to make sure every technician in a shop receives training on the proper use of vehicle lifts. Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), is now […] More

SPARTAN MOTORS’ UTILIMASTER BRAND UNVEILS TWO NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE FLEET CONCEPTS AND LAST MILE DELIVERY GROCERY TRUCK BODY AT 2019 WORK TRUCK SHOW

Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services (“Spartan”), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc., which goes to market under the Utilimaster®, Spartan Upfit Services, and Strobes-R-Us go-to-market brands, introduced three new vehicle platforms at The Association for the Work […] More

WINTER EQUIPMENT CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2019

Innovation combined with customer input led the development and direction of Winter Equipment Company’s success. Winter Equipment, a leader in premium cutting edges and innovative wear parts for the snow removal and road maintenance equipment […] More

MACK TRUCKS ADDS STANDARD SHOCK ABSORBERS TO FACTORY AUXILIARY AXLES

Mack Trucks’ factory-installed auxiliary axles on Mack® Granite® models now feature standard shock absorbers for improved ride comfort, durability, and tire life. Mack made the announcement at The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. By absorbing and helping […] More

INPOWER MODULE PROVIDES START/STOP CONTROL FOR GM TRUCKS, SAFETY INTERLOCK NOW AVAILABLE, VCM-24 OFFERS MONITORING OF 24V LOADS

SS-GM-01 InPower has developed the SS-GM-01, a start/stop control module for 2017-2019 General Motors C3500 to C6500 trucks that are manufactured with Power Takeoff (PTO) and remote PTO controls enabled. “With proper application of the […] More

CASEY’S BUSINESS MASTERCARD IS A FUEL PROGRAM FOR SMALL AND LARGE FLEETS IN THE MIDWEST

Casey’s General Stores, Inc has launched the Casey’s Business Mastercard®—a fleet management and fuel incentive program for fleets of two or more vehicles. The announcement was made by Nathaniel Doddridge, Casey’s Director of Fuels. “We […] More

FELLING TRAILERS, INC CERTIFIED BY THE WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE NATIONAL COUNCIL

Felling Trailers, Inc, a leader in industrial trailer manufacturing, is proud to announce its national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center – Midwest, a regional certifying partner of the […] More

CONTINENTAL’S CONTIPRESSURECHECK TPMS INTEGRATES WITH TRUCK-LITE CO’S ROAD READY TRAILER TELEMATICS

Robust solution for trailer monitoring creates the industry’s first true “smart” trailer ContiPressureCheck® TPMS can help reduce tire costs and improve safety  Integration allows fleets to see real-time tire data in the intuitive Road Ready […] More

NTEA RELEASES NEW EDITION OF TRUCK EQUIPMENT HANDBOOK

NTEA released the 14th edition of its Truck Equipment Handbook—the industry’s most comprehensive resource for commercial vehicle components and equipment. The updated version includes the latest US regulations and a US/Canada Federal Lighting Guide along […] More

NTEA RELEASES NEW EDITION OF TRUCK EQUIPMENT HANDBOOK

NTEA released the 14th edition of its Truck Equipment Handbook—the industry’s most comprehensive resource for commercial vehicle components and equipment. The updated version includes the latest US regulations and a US/Canada Federal Lighting Guide along […] More

GO POWER! CAPTURES THE NTEA WORK TRUCK SHOW ‘GREEN INITIATIVE’ AWARD

Innovative Solar Liftgate Charging Solution Recognized at North America’s Premier Work Truck Show Go Power!—the leading provider of solar and mobile power solutions since 1996—was awarded the prestigious Green Initiative Award at the 2019 NTEA Work […] More

REDESIGNED PROPANE.COM PROVIDES FLEET OWNERS WITH MORE RESOURCES, BETTER EXPERIENCE

Propane Council website is redesigned with information about all the things propane can do for vehicle fleets The Propane Education & Research Council recently launched a redesigned version of propane.com to better showcase all the things propane […] More

REDESIGNED PROPANE.COM PROVIDES FLEET OWNERS WITH MORE RESOURCES, BETTER EXPERIENCE

Propane Council website is redesigned with information about all the things propane can do for vehicle fleets The Propane Education & Research Council recently launched a redesigned version of propane.com to better showcase all the things propane […] More

VMAC’S NEW DTM70 PTO DRIVEN AIR COMPRESSOR: NOW AVAILABLE FOR RAM TRUCKS

VMAC has released its newest Direct-Transmission™ Mounted PTO Driven Air Compressor, designed specifically for RAM trucks. The DTM70 is the world’s first direct-transmission mounted PTO driven air compressor, currently available for Ford F-250 to F-750 […] More

NTEA SHOWCASES SERIES OF NEW MEMBER RESOURCES AT THE WORK TRUCK SHOW 2019

NTEA—the Association for the Work Truck Industry—recently released a number of powerful products to support the membership and advance the commercial vehicle community at large. These resources were showcased in Indianapolis at The Work Truck […] More

RANGER DESIGN’S MAX RACK 2.0

On April 29, 2019, Ranger Design will launch the next generation of its drop-down ladder rack, the Max Rack 2.0. Tough, safe, and simple, this rack is a fit for extreme use on the jobsite. […] More

INTRODUCING PRECO ELECTRONICS PREVIEW SIDE DEFENDER II

Changing the landscape of on-road safety with the most rugged, reliable and flexible radar technology to date, PRECO Electronics® introduced the PreView Side Defender®II at the 2019 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana. Side Defender […] More

SWANA ADDS NEW SAFETY STICKERS TO PROTECT WORKERS

New Collaboration with BrandArmor™ for Slow Down to Get Around The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is collaborating with BrandArmor to provide an important new safety decal for the back of waste and recycling collection trucks. BrandArmor […] More

CALLING ALL TITANS: NISSAN, HABITAT FOR HUMANITY DRAW INSPIRATION FROM CONSTRUCTION SITE SUPERVISORS TO BUILD THE ULTIMATE WORK TITAN

Nissan is no stranger to Habitat for Humanity, having donated more than 150 trucks and $16.9 million since 2005. Today in Indianapolis, the 14-year partnership reached new heights with the unveiling of the Ultimate Work […] More

FONTAINE DESIGNS NARROW CAB FOR UTILITY COMPANIES AND STEEL HAULERS

Fontaine Modification Company has developed a narrow cab for Peterbilt trucks to help fleets improve maneuverability and efficiency when hauling special loads. The narrow cab option provides a unique method for hauling utility poles and […] More

BFGOODRICH TIRES LAUNCHES TRADESMEN SUPPORT PROGRAM

Nationwide program throws BFGoodrich support behind America’s skilled trades BFGoodrich® Tires has launched a first-of-its-kind tradesmen support program in the US for the men and women in construction, agriculture, landscaping, and other trades that rely heavily […] More

ISUZU ANNOUNCES NEW 12-FT ROAD-READY SUPREME SERVICE BODY FOR NPR GAS TRUCKS

Versatile body perfect for HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, home building, and mobile auto repair industries Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc, distributor of America’s best-selling low cab forward trucks, today announced the availability of a new […] More

TUFFY SECURITY PRODUCTS EXPANDS RAM PRODUCT OFFERINGS TO 2019 MODELS

Tuffy Security Products introduces a brand new rear underseat lockbox to its product line. The Model 353 is designed specifically to fit the 2019 RAM pickup, fitting discretely under the 60/40 split bench rear seat. […] More

ALLIANCE AUTOGAS LOOKING TO THE FUTURE AS RECORD NUMBER OF TECHNOLOGIES RELEASED

Alliance AutoGas, the largest network providing a complete propane autogas solution to fleets interested in converting to alternative fuels, released a record number of new technologies to the autogas industry in 2018. A showcase of […] More

NTEA RELEASES NEW TRUCK CERTIFICATION RESOURCE

NTEA recently launched WorkTruckCert—An NTEA and Dec-O-Art Resource, a powerful, cloud-based program designed to streamline the completion and printing of certification labels. The new system will also archive vehicle records and help companies demonstrate conformance […] More

ALLISON TRANSMISSION TO BUILD ADVANCED VEHICLE ENVIRONMENTAL TEST FACILITY IN INDIANAPOLIS

Allison Transmission, a global leader in medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions for commercial vehicles, is investing in a new vehicle testing facility that will facilitate further innovation in the industry. “Industries around the globe […] More

RANGER DESIGN’S CARGO +

Ranger Design is pleased to announce, that on March 25, 2019, it will launch the brand’s newest ladder rack, the Cargo +. This new cargo rack is a versatile solution to equipment transportation needs for […] More

KENWORTH TO SHOWCASE SIX VOCATIONAL TRUCKS AT THE WORK TRUCK SHOW

Kenworth Truck Company will showcase its medium- and heavy- duty work trucks at The Work Truck Show March 5-8 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kenworth will also offer up the latest information and spec’ing options for its […] More

OPTRONICS’ PURILITE LIGHT-SHIELD LED LAMPS WILL REDUCE EXPOSURE TO ALLERGENS AND PATHOGENS IN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

Optronics’ new Purilite Light-Shield LED lighting technology sanitizes vehicle air, while removing hazardous particulate matter, and may help with FDA compliance Optronics International, a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, announced that it will […] More

STERTIL-KONI INTRODUCES NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE LED LIGHT TUBES FOR PLATFORM LIFTS

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni has recently introduced an enhanced high-performance LED lighting system for its platform lift model, the SKYLIFT, and the company’s four-post lifting system. The goal is to increase area-specific, under-vehicle […] More

THUNDER CREEK EXPANDS MULTI-TANK DIESEL HAULING PLATFORM TO MEDIUM-DUTY TRUCK BODIES WITH “MULTI-TANK UPFIT”

Thunder Creek Equipment expands its multi-tank platform of diesel fuel hauling solutions to include a new medium-duty truck body—the Multi-Tank Upfit—that can haul bulk diesel on the road without requiring a CDL or HAZMAT endorsement (Title […] More

TRANSFER FLOW RELEASES 50-GALLON REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK SYSTEM FOR FORD F-150 POWER STROKE DIESEL PICKUP

Transfer Flow has introduced a 50-gallon high-capacity midship replacement tank for 2018–19 Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel crew cab short bed trucks. The 50-gallon replacement tank is perfect for F-150 Power Stroke owners who want to […] More

Ram Announces Pricing of New 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Pickups and Chassis Cab Trucks

“In launching the new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty pickups and Chassis Cab trucks, we knew it was important to offer class-leading capability, features, and technology. But it’s also important to offer our great products at a competitive price,” Reid Bigland, head of Ram Truck Brand – FCA, says. “We feel that we’ve delivered the right mix that Ram Truck customers—across a broad spectrum—will appreciate.” More

Mack Trucks Demonstrates Application Excellence with Two Specialized Mack Granite Models at WWETT Show

Mack Trucks will demonstrate its focus on application excellence with two specialized Mack® Granite® models on display during the 2019 Waste & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show Feb 21–24 at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis.  Two […] More

Top Industry Leaders to Discuss Innovation and Disruption of the Commercial Industry

Work Truck Solutions, the company helping commercial dealerships and manufacturers simplify their business through software and data, along with Fleet Management Weekly, are co-hosting a panel discussion with some of the industry’s trailblazers at NTEA’s […] More

Tenneco Launches Monroe Magnum Loaded Strut Assemblies for Hardworking Half-Ton Pickup Trucks

New loaded strut assemblies engineered specifically for work trucks that encounter wide range of loads and conditions Tenneco has launched its latest line of loaded strut assemblies—Monroe® Magnum™ loaded strut assemblies—to include eight part numbers […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: FEBRUARY 2019

KENWORTH T880S MIXER SALE PRODUCES $190,000 DONATION TO SUPPORT CIM PROGRAM A Kenworth T880S bridge-formula mixer, donated for sale at the recent Concrete Industry Management (CIM) annual auction at World of Concrete, has produced a […] More

Former FEMA administrator Craig Fugate to give keynote address at Fleet Technical Congress held in conjunction with Green Truck Summit

Work Truck Week event addresses pressing issues for fleet managers W. Craig Fugate, former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administrator under President Barack Obama, will serve as keynote speaker at the 2019 Fleet Technical Congress […] More

Peterbilt Announces The Peterbilt Store as Dealer of the Year

Peterbilt Motors Company names The Peterbilt Store as the 2018 Dealer of the Year. The award was presented at the 2019 Peterbilt Dealer Meeting held in San Diego, California. The annual two day business meeting […] More

Cooper Tire Launches New Roadmaster RM351 HD Mixed Service Drive Tire

Wider footprint and deeper tread depth mean longer miles to removal for construction vehicles Cooper Tire announced the addition of the Roadmaster RM351 HD tire to its commercial tire lineup. Engineered for mixed-service applications—such as […] More

Meritor Announces Complete Drivetrain Solution for Mack Defense’s M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck for US Army

Meritor, Inc today announced it has been selected to equip Mack Defense’s new heavy-duty dump trucks for the United States Army with a comprehensive drivetrain solution from Meritor including its MX810 front drive steer axle, […] More

Take the Propane Autogas Tour and Win at Work Truck Show

Propane Council’s promotion educates show attendees with an interactive prize giveaway The Propane Education & Research Council invites fleet owners and managers to take the Propane Autogas Tour for a chance to win a handful […] More

Fleet Management Company Executives to Reveal Their Visions for Fleet at NAFA's Institute & Expo

NAFA Fleet Management Association, the vehicle fleet industry’s largest trade association, announces the return of the Fleet Management Executive Panel to its annual conference, the redesigned and enhanced Institute & Expo (I&E), which takes place […] More

JACOBS LAUNCHES BRAKE FOR HINO MOTORS’ FIRST US CLASS 8 TRUCK

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the launch of a compression release engine brake for the all-new 2020 Hino XL Series […] More

Worldwide Kenworth of South Carolina—Charleston Relocates to Newly Constructed Full-Service Dealership

Worldwide Kenworth of South Carolina—Charleston relocated its North Charleston operation to a larger, newly constructed full-service and leasing facility to meet the growing demand for Kenworth trucks and services. The new location in Summerville, South […] More

Fleet Workshops Take the Lead at NAFA's 2019 Institute & Expo

NAFA Fleet Management Association, the vehicle fleet industry’s largest trade association, announces a major scheduling shift for its annual conference, the redesigned and enhanced Institute & Expo (I&E), which takes place April 15-17, in Louisville, […] More

NAFA I&E to Feature Keynote Presentation on Emerging Mobility Trends with Lukas Neckermann

NAFA Fleet Management Association, the vehicle fleet industry’s largest trade association, announces the inclusion of keynote presenter Lukas Neckermann for its annual conference, the redesigned and enhanced Institute & Expo (I&E), which takes place April […] More

NEW MiX TELEMATICS ELD EXTENSION IMPROVES PAYROLL MANAGEMENT

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and asset management solutions, today announced an extension to its class-leading Hours of Service ELD solution—Time Entry. Time Entry is the result of MiX listening closely to […] More

STERTIL-KONI TEAM BEARS THE COLD AND PLUNGES FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND

Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni went to a very cold place recently—all for a good cause—to warm some very important hearts, those of the Special Olympics Maryland. Stertil-Koni’s 14-member team, its largest group ever, participated […] More

2019 RAM CHASSIS CAB BRINGS THE HIGHEST CAPABILITY, ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY, AND COMFORT TO COMMERCIAL WORK TRUCK SEGMENT

The new 2019 Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 Chassis Cab will usher in a new generation of work trucks—one that leads the segment in capability, but also never-before-offered comfort and technology. Ram Chassis Cab trucks […] More

XL TO LAUNCH PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC FORD F-250 PICKUP AT NTEA WORK TRUCK SHOW

Fleet electrification leader announces major product release, new executive team members and record sales year XL, a leader in connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial, utility, and municipal fleets, announced it will unveil a plug-in […] More

CHEVROLET DEBUTS ALL-NEW 2020 SILVERADO HD

Strongest, most capable Silverado HD ever offers a max towing capability of 35,500 lbs, class-leading technologies and expanded range of customer choices Chevrolet debuted the full lineup of its all-new 2020 Silverado HD—the strongest, most capable Silverado HD ever. Max towing capability increases an enormous 52 percent to an available 35,500 lbs. It is also the third all-new […] More

MOTIV POWER SYSTEMS DELIVERS FIRST OF SEVEN ALL-ELECTRIC WALK-IN VANS TO THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

Zero Emissions Motiv EPIC™ Chassis-powered walk-in vans will help the USPS deliver on reduced fleet emissions and operational costs Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), leading provider of all-electric medium duty fleet chassis, has begun deliveries of […] More

BRIDGESTONE LAUNCHES NEW DRIVE POSITION RETREAD FOR SEVERE SERVICE APPLICATIONS

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced a new addition to its Bandag retread portfolio. The Bandag BLSS retread is designed for fleets that travel in both on- and off-road environments. Engineered for the drive position […] More

COXREELS INDUSTRIAL DUTY LED LIGHTS FOR PC13 MODEL

Coxreels is proud to introduce a new line of three industrial duty LED lights now available on the PC13 (Power Cord) cord reels. The new LED lights feature a variety of industrial-grade features and options […] More

MOTIV POWER SYSTEMS TO OFFER BMW BATTERIES ON ELECTRIC CHASSIS FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), provider of all-electric fleet chassis for trucks and buses, announced today a supply agreement with Munich based BMW to integrate BMW’s lithium-ion battery packs into its EPIC chassis. Representing a strong […] More

GMC TO OFFER 10-SPEED FULLY AUTOMATIC ALLISON BRANDED TRANSMISSIONS IN 2020 SIERRA HEAVY DUTIES

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully automatic transmissions, announced today, along with GMC, the availability of a 10-speed, fully automatic transmission in the new Sierra heavy-duty truck. Equipped with […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JANUARY 2019

MAINTENANCE FACILITIES RELY ON STERTIL-KONI SUPPORT STANDS FOR ADDED SAFETY, EXPANDED CAPABILITY A recent overview conducted by Stertil-Koni found that fleet facilities are increasingly relying on support stands in their daily operations to boost safety […] More

MACK mDRIVE HD DEBUTS in MACK TerraPro CONCRETE MODELS

Mack Trucks will offer the Mack® mDRIVE™ HD automated manual transmission (AMT) in Mack TerraPro® concrete pumper models beginning in 2019, marking the first time in the industry that an AMT has been available in […] More

PETERBILT SHOWCASES LINE-UP at WORLD OF CONCRETE

Peterbilt Motors Company is displaying its lineup of vehicles for the concrete industry at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, January 22 – 25, 2019. Attendees are invited to stop by booth #C6813 during the show […] More

RAM TRUCK REVEALS NEW 2019 RAM HEAVY DUTY SPORT PACKAGE at BOSTON AUTO SHOW

Ram Trucks today continued the roll-out of the new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty with the debut of the Sport package at the New England International Auto Show in Boston, Massachusetts. The new Sport package features […] More

VOLVO GROUP VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTS IN WIRELESS ELECTRIC CHARGING

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, today announced an investment in Momentum Dynamics Inc—a leading company in high power wireless charging of electric vehicles. Momentum Dynamics is a Philadelphia-based company […] More

InPower LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

InPower, a manufacturer of electrical systems and components for all types of vehicles, as well as industrial applications, has launched a redesigned website at www.inpowerelectronics.com. The new site offers several features to make it easier […] More

MAINTENANCE FACILITIES TURN TO STERIL-KONI SUPPORT STANDS

A recent overview of vehicle maintenance shops across North America conducted by bus lift and truck lift provider Stertil-Koni has found that fleet facilities—including bus, truck and US Military—are increasingly relying on support stands in […] More

NEW WORK TRUCKS AND EQUIPMENT AT THE WORK TRUCK SHOW 2019

More than 100 companies have already announced plans to introduce new work trucks and equipment at Work Truck Week 2019. The Work Truck Show, North America’s largest work truck event, runs March 5–8 at Indiana […] More

NEW SOLUTION OFFERS BETTER CHOICES FOR VAN BUYERS

After tracking the rise of work vans in the fleet and commercial industry, Work Truck Solutions, the company providing solutions that help dealerships sell more commercial vehicles, recently launched a new solution dubbed VanBuilder. Tailored […] More

Shell Rotella Expands Portfolio with Introduction of Shell Rotella Gas Truck Engine Oil

Shell Lubricants is introducing Shell Rotella® Gas Truck full synthetic engine oil providing extreme protection for towing and hauling for gasoline-powered pickup trucks and SUVs. The oil, from the makers of Shell Rotella heavy-duty diesel […] More

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE LATEST COMPANIES EARNING MVP STATUS

Because standards don’t raise themselves, NTEA’s Member Verification Program (MVP) acknowledges the companies leading the industry to excellence. Fleet managers, truck dealers, and OEMs know truck equipment manufacturers and distributors with MVP status have implemented […] More

MACK TRUCKS ANNOUNCES WORLD OF CONCRETE TRUCK LINEUP

Mack Trucks’ leadership in the concrete industry will be highlighted by six truck models on display at World of Concrete 2019 on Jan 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The lineup includes four Mack® […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: DECEMBER 2018

US ISUZU TECHNICIANS WIN SILVER IN WORLD TECHNICAL CHALLENGE US Isuzu technicians win silver for the second year in a row at Isuzu’s 13th Annual Isuzu One Grand Prix World Technician Competition. The competition requires […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: NOVEMBER 2018

KINEDYNE CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY Manufacturer and distributor of cargo control technologies, Kinedyne, celebrates 50 years of service to the commercial vehicle industry. Part of the company’s celebration included the release of a new commemorative logo […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: OCTOBER 2018

KENWORTH T880S PROVIDES DONATION TO RMC RESEARCH AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION Thanks to Kenworth, McNeilus, NorCal Kenworth, and other Kenworth supplier partners, a Kenworth T880S bridge formula mixer chassis, recently sold in online bidding, provides a […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 2018

GASBOY INTRODUCES NEXT GENERATION FUEL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR COMMERCIAL FUELING Gasboy, an industry leader in commercial and industrial fuel and fleet technologies, announces the launch of Islander PRIME, a fuel management system for commercial fueling. […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: AUGUST 2018

ISUZU ASSEMBLES 50,000TH N-SERIES GASOLINE TRUCK IN AMERICA Isuzu’s 50,000th gasoline-powered N-Series truck rolled off the assembly line on August 1 in Charlotte, Michigan. The N-Series truck was the first gasoline-powered low cab forward truck […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JULY 2018

PPG POSTS COMMERCIAL COATINGS DIVISION TRAINING SCHEDULE The PPG Commercial Coatings Q3 training class schedule for July, August, and September is posted. PPG commercial coatings classes cover PPG brands, DELFLEET ESSENTIAL and DELFLEET EVOLUTION as […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JUNE 2018

ROAR LOGISTICS ACQUIRES INTEGRA LOGISTICS SERVICES ROAR extends its reach across North America with the acquisition of Integra Logistics. This positions ROAR with offices in eight major markets and more than 120 Associates. Since 2003, […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JANUARY 2018

SWS WARNING LIGHTS INC. INTRODUCES ITS VEHICLE BATTERY CHECK FEATURE SWS Warning Lights Inc.’s new innovation monitors the power level of your vehicle’s battery. Warning lights from SWS Warning Lights Inc.’s Fleet Plus line will […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: NOVEMBER 2017

PETERBILT CELEBRATES 1,000,000TH TRUCK MILESTONE Peterbilt Motors Company will celebrate a significant milestone with the production of its 1,000,000th truck in mid-January 2018. To commemorate this event, Peterbilt will celebrate by hosting a SuperFan campaign […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: OCTOBER 2017

GENERAL HAYDEN TO PROVIDE KEYNOTE General Michael Hayden, a retired four-star general and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency, will serve as keynote speaker at The Work Truck Show® 2018. […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 2017

STERTIL-KONI’S DIAMONDLIFTS SELECTED FOR NEW FACILITY AT O’HARE AIRPORT Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni announces that the company’s innovative inground telescopic piston lift model, the DIAMONDLIFT, was selected for use at the new American Airlines, […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: AUGUST 2017

HINO CELEBRATES 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY MANUFACTURING TRUCKS IN WEST VIRGINIA Hino Motors Manufacturing facility in Williamstown, West Virginia, celebrates 10 years of medium-duty truck production. This 245,000-sq-ft location produces Hino’s award winning Class 6 and Class […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JULY 2017

TEREX SERVICE SCHOOL TACKLES TECHNICAL TOPICS More than 65 mechanics and service technicians from 20 US and Canadian utilities and co-ops participated in Terex Utilities’ annual service school in June. Also participating were a Terex […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JUNE 2017

2017 BONNELL EQUIPMENT EXPO Bonnell Industries just hosted its biannual Equipment Expo on June 7 and 8 in Dixon, Illinois. Located at 1385 Franklin Grove Road, Bonnell’s Expo brought in just under 1,000 people to […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: MAY 2017

LANDI RENZO USA OFFERS INDUSTRY’S FIRST FORD F-150 WITH CNG FOR MODEL YEAR 2018 Landi Renzo USA, a division of Landi Renzo Group, the global leader in alternative fuel systems, announces the company will offer […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: MARCH 2017

CM TRUCK BEDS ANNOUNCES NEW SERVICE BODY OFFERING CM Truck Beds, a premier manufacturer of truck beds in North America, introduces Service Bodies to its product portfolio. The new category will complement CM’s industry-leading lineup […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: FEBRUARY 2017

STERTIL-KONI DEBUTS NEW VIDEO SHOWCASING UNIQUE ATTRIBUTES OF SKYLIFT Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni announces the debut of its newest video, focusing on the unique attributes of the SKYLIFT—the company’s highly acclaimed true vertical rise […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JANUARY 2017

VAC-CON TURNS TO STERTIL-KONI TO TEST AND INSPECT COMBINATION SEWER CLEANERS, HYDRO- EXCAVATORS, AND MORE While most customers of heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni purchase lifts for speedy maintenance—and to get their truck, bus, military, […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: DECEMBER 2016

NAVISTAR ANALYTICS TEAM SELECTED AS WINNER OF THE FIRST ANALYTICS 50 AWARDS Navistar announces that it is honored to be among the winners of the first-ever Analytics 50 Awards. Drexel University and CIO.com announced the […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: NOVEMBER 2016

ADDRESSING HURRICANES, ICE STORMS, AND REGIONAL POWER OUTAGES When large utility companies are called to action, time is of the essence. Being ready to roll at first light—or in blackout conditions—requires an organized, dependable response […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: OCTOBER 2016

ISUZU ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF ALL-NEW F-SERIES TRUCK Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announces key specifications of its all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment, the 2018 Isuzu FTR. The new FTR is […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 2016

TEREX WRAPS UP 38TH ANNUAL HANDS ON TRAINING SEMINAR More than 30 people from five countries attended Terex Utilities’ 38th annual Hands On Training seminar, which included demonstrations of aerial lifts, digger derricks, and auger […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: AUGUST 2016

ISUZU OPENS WORLD-CLASS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN PENNSYLVANIA Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America’s best-selling low cab forward trucks, opens its first Center of Excellence in northeast Pennsylvania. The complex—the first of […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JULY 2016

TE CONNECTIVITY ANNOUNCES HIGH-POWER AMP CONNECTORS TE Connectivity’s (TE) high-power AMP MCP 9.5 two position connectors are designed for harsh environment wire-to-wire and wire-to-circuit board connections. Part of TE Industrial & Commercial Transportation’s extensive portfolio […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JUNE 2016

TRUCBRUSH RECEIVES SBANE INNOVATION AWARD TrucBrush Corporation joins the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) Circle of Excellence, class of 2016, as the winner of the ‘Rising Star’ Innovation Award. The company was recognized […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: APRIL 2016

AME INTERNATIONAL AND AC HYDRAULIC PEN DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT AME International, a leading provider of wheel service equipment and tools based out of Florida, announces a distribution agreement with AC Hydraulic, a Denmark-based manufacturer of a […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: MARCH 2016

MATTHEW WILSON INSTALLED AS NEW NTEA PRESIDENT Matthew Wilson, chairman & CEO of Switch-N-Go, AmeriDeck, and Bucks Divisions of Deist Industries Inc., Hadley, Pennsylvania, was installed as the 52ⁿd president of NTEA. He accepted this […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: FEBRUARY 2016

UPCOMING EVENTS NOT TO MISS Debora Babin Katz, TrucBrush Corporation, is a guest speaker at the New Hampshire Motor Transport Association (NHMTA)’s Winter Conference taking place at The Reach Resort in Key West, Florida, February […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: JANUARY 2016

EYE TRAX ANNOUNCES NEW MOBILE INTERFACE Eye Trax, the leading manufacturer of wireless outdoor security cameras, announces its exclusive User Interactive Mobile Application (UIMA), a mobile app for smartphones and tablets that works with Eye […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: DECEMBER 2015

KENWORTH T880 NAMED 2015 COMMERCIAL TRUCK OF THE YEAR BY THE AMERICAN TRUCK DEALERS The Kenworth T880 adds to Kenworth’s heritage of quality, innovation, and technology, producing industry-leading, rugged, and reliable vocational trucks. The T880 […] More

INDUSTRY NEWS: NOVEMBER 2015

MORGAN OLSON LLC ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF A WALK-IN VAN MANUFACTURING FACILITY Morgan Olson LLC, owned by J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc., is opening a new walk-in van manufacturing plant in Loudon, Tennessee. Morgan Olson […] More