TecNiq Introduces New 4-inch Round Stop, Tail, Turn, Reverse Light

TecNiq Inc. announces a new T42 Stop, Tail, Turn, Reverse light. The T42 is a 4-inch round, grommet mount replacement for any standard sized 4-inch round light. The T42 features 12 red LEDs and four […] More

GPS Insight Acquires FieldAware to Create a Comprehensive, Market-leading Fleet Management, Field Services, and Telematics Software Platform

GPS Insight, provider of SaaS-based fleet management software and complementary solutions in the United States and Canada, announced the acquisition of FieldAware. FieldAware is a leader in made-for-mobile, cloud-based field service solutions. The acquisition advances […] More

Motiv and EverCharge Team Up to Optimize Fleet Charging

Motiv Power Systems and EverCharge announced a nationwide reseller agreement to incorporate EverCharge charging stations and smart-charging power optimization solutions into the suite of Motiv Energy solutions for commercial EV fleets. Motiv will offer customers […] More

Booster Converts Thousands of Diesel Vehicles Including Top Last-mile Delivery Companies to Renewable Fuel

Booster, the tech-enabled energy delivery service for fleets, announced it converted more than 90 of its diesel customers with close to 1,200 vehicles to renewable fuels within the first month of its decarbonization initiative. This […] More

Fleetio Adds Interstate Truck Center as First National Mobile Service Provider

Fleetio, a fleet maintenance software provider, announced Interstate Truck Center as the first national mobile service provider added to its Maintenance Shop Integration. Fleetio customers will be able to take advantage of Interstate Truck Center’s […] More

Peterbilt Deploys Augmented Reality Tool for Dealer Service Technicians

Peterbilt Motors Company will deploy 200 of its patented ARTech™ augmented reality tools to dealers by March 31, 2022. ARTech is a proprietary software designed to innovate dealer service and improve customer uptime. It uses […] More

Lubrication Specialties Inc. Adds 24,000-sq-ft Distribution and Shipping Hub

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret™, will expand its warehouse footprint with a 24,000-sq-ft facility located in Mt. Gilead, Ohio. LSI purchased the facility to improve efficiency and distribution of its growing […] More

LSI Chemical Introduces BoostPower247C and BoostPower247K Gasoline Additives

LSI Chemical introduced two new gasoline additives: BoostPower247C and BoostPower247K. LSI Chemical engineered both to clean deposits from fuel injectors as well as intake valves of port fuel injected engines. They also clean the combustion […] More

Trim-Lok, Inc. Announces Major Midwest Expansion

To better serve Trim-Lok’s customers and support the company’s growth, Trim-Lok announces a major expansion in the Midwest. The company entered into an agreement to occupy a new, state-of-the-art facility on the eastern border of […] More

Honda Tests Prototype Autonomous Work Vehicle at Solar Construction Site with Black & Veatch

Honda and Black & Veatch have successfully tested the prototype Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) at a Black & Veatch construction site in New Mexico. During the field test, the second-generation prototype of the Honda […] More

Love’s Celebrates Professional Drivers with 12 Days of Christmas

Love’s Travel Stops celebrates professional truck drivers and the holiday season with its second annual 12 Days of Christmas giveaway. Customers can enter to win prizes daily on Love’s Facebook page, beginning Black Friday, November […] More

Peterbilt Honored as Top Workplace for Women by Women In Trucking

Women In Trucking recognized Peterbilt Motors Company in 2021 as a top workplace for women in the transportation industry. This is the fourth time Peterbilt has received this important award; the award acknowledges the accomplishments […] More

Jaltest Telematics Nominated Among more than 80 Candidates for the I-nnovation Awards of Solutrans 2021

Cojali S. L., the Spanish multinational components, diagnostics equipment, and telematics solutions manufacturer was nominated for the I-nnovation Awards at Solutrans fair. The nomination was thanks to the “Predictive Maintenance” of its brand Jaltest Telematics. […] More

PPG Adds Online Training for Commercial Vehicle Paint Technicians to Learning Management System

PPG’s PPG KNOWLEDGE COLLEGE™ learning management system now provides technicians with valuable online instruction on proper application procedures. Offering both free and fee-based content, PPG Knowledge College’s commercial training catalog offers an array of on-demand […] More

Volta Power Systems Releases New Flagship Power System, FLEX

Volta Power Systems announced FLEX, its newest line of engineered li-ion energy solutions for RV, work truck, and specialty vehicles. The FLEX energy storage pack features a redesigned case, heating pads, and a proprietary battery […] More

Jersey City Takes Delivery of Five Battery Electric Refuse Trucks

BYD Motors LLC, Hudson County Motors Inc., Sanitation Equipment Corporation, and Climate Change Mitigation Technologies LLC announced the start of delivery of five BYD refuse trucks to Jersey City, New Jersey. This is the first […] More

Love’s Travel Stops Donates Over $1 Million to United Way in 2021

Love’s Travel Stops contributed just over $1.04 million to the United Way of Central Oklahoma through its annual employee campaign in 2021. Since 1999, Love’s has donated more than $8.5 million to the organization. Shane […] More

BOSS Industries Acquires the Commercial Assets of Hippo Power

BOSS Industries, LLC announced the acquisition of the commercial assets of HIPPO Multipower. This includes HIPPO’s full line of one-of-a-kind mobile multipower solutions for utilities, municipalities, railroads, and industrial coatings. “We are very excited to […] More

Spectra Products Inc Signs Reseller Agreement with Optimum Fleet Health

Spectra Products Inc. announces signing a reseller agreement with Optimum Fleet Health. Optimum Fleet Health provides predictive maintenance solutions using artificial intelligence (AI) to reduce or eliminate unplanned repairs and downtime. Optimum Fleet Health’s Optimum […] More

Proterra to Supply Battery Technology for Up to 10,000 Lightning eMotors Electric Commercial Vehicles

Proterra Inc, expands its Lightning eMotors partnership to power its Class 4 and 5 electric vehicles with Proterra’s battery technology. Proterra contracted to supply battery systems totaling more than 900 megawatt hours in battery storage […] More

Winter Equipment Releases MōDUS Modular Skid Shoe Assembly Installation Video

Winter Equipment has released a video on how to install the MōDUS™ Modular Snow Pusher Shoe System. Winter Equipment’s Nate Kallay walks users through the installation of a MōDUS snow pusher shoe system onto a […] More

Booster and Renewable Energy Group Enter Strategic Partnership to Offer Mobile Delivery of Sustainable Fuels

Booster, an energy delivery service, and Renewable Energy Group (REG), a producer and provider of lower carbon fuels, announced a first-of-its-kind partnership to provide mobile delivery of renewable diesel as well as biodiesel and blended […] More

Monroe Truck Equipment Unveils New Commercial Campus

Monroe Truck Equipment completed its most recent expansion—a new facility to support commercial work truck customers in Monroe, Wisconsin. Monroe built the location to better serve local and regional customers as well as fleet customers. […] More

Terex Utilities Continues to Evolve Hybrid Solutions for Hi-Ranger Aerial Devices and Commander Digger Derricks

Terex Utilities introduced the HyPower™ SmartPTO earlier this year. Terex designed the product for various Hi-Ranger telescopic, overcenter, and non-overcenter aerial devices and Commander and General digger derricks. This simple and reliable product reduces idling, […] More

Spireon Introduces the Next Generation of Its Modular Trailer Management Solution and IntelliScan Cargo Sensor

Spireon introduced the next generation of the FL Flex suite of products and IntelliScan cargo sensor under its FleetLocate® lineup. The updated line of Flex devices provides ultimate flexibility. Updated devices are faster to install with more power […] More

AMPLY Power Launches Containerized EV Charging Infrastructure Solution

To offer enhanced flexibility for its customers’ fleet charging operations, AMPLY Power announced INRUSH, an innovative containerized infrastructure system for EV charging. The first deployment of this customer-ready solution is occurring with AMPLY’s long-standing customer, […] More

Love’s Donates $150,000 to Operation Homefront for Veterans Day

Love’s Travel Stops is thanking those who have served in the military by donating $150,000 to Operation Homefront and by offering them a food and drink deal on Veterans Day. The donation will come from […] More

Lucas Oil Now the Official Oil of the Dallas Cowboys in Multi-year Partnership

Lucas Oil Products, a global leader and distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricates, announced a multi-year partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, becoming the “Official Oil” of the five-time Super Bowl winning team. As part […] More

Advantage Truck Group Celebrates Opening of New Facility in Raynham, Massachusetts

Local businesses as well as elected officials, industry executives, and community leaders gathered on Friday, October 15th to celebrate the opening of Advantage Truck Group (ATG)’s new full-service dealership in Raynham, Massachusetts. The facility will expand […] More

Kenworth Launches EV Technician Training and Certification Program for Kenworth Service Technicians

Kenworth recently launched a comprehensive EV technician training and certification program. The program is part of its efforts to prepare Kenworth dealerships to service electric vehicles in the US and Canada. “It’s vitally important to […] More

EROAD Expands Flagship Video Telematics Portfolio with Standalone Solution Designed to Protect Drivers and Fleets of All Types

Transportation technology company EROAD announced the expansion of its flagship video telematics portfolio with EROAD Clarity Solo Dashcam, a single, connected, and cost-effective video solution that delivers more operational visibility while ensuring driver safety and protection from false […] More

EnerSys Expands ODYSSEY Battery Portfolio with Launch of ODYSSEY PRO Batteries

EnerSys®, a leader in stored energy solutions and manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, strengthened its portfolio to include ODYSSEY® PRO batteries. EnerSys engineered ODYSSEY PRO batteries with an advanced carbon additive for more reserve capacity (up […] More

The Shyft Group’s Utilimaster Secures $53 Million Add-on Truck Body Contract from United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service (USPS) awarded Utilimaster® a $53 million contract for 447 Utilimaster bodies for bulk mail delivery. Utilimaster delivers dependable, efficient utility vehicles specifically designed to meet customers’ exacting requirements and help […] More

GM to Expand Access to EV Charging with More than 40,000 Community-based Charging Stations and New Smart EV Supply Equipment

General Motors announced a community charging program to install up to 40,000 Level 2 EV chargers across North America. GM and its dealers will expand charging access in underserved, rural, and urban communities where EV […] More

Hino Trucks Ushers in Third Generation of Vehicle Connectivity

Hino Trucks introduces Hino Edge, the company’s third generation connected vehicle solution. Hino Edge synergizes the digital connection between the fleet customer, dealer network, telematics service providers (TSPs), and Hino Ultimate Support Center to provide […] More

PPG Introduces Wheel Refurbishing Solution for Commercial Transport Vehicles

PPG announced the launch of the PPG Wheel Refurbishing Program featuring the PPG ENVIROCRON™ family of powder coatings. Created to address the needs of commercial tire retread centers, the program transforms rusty, corroded wheels to […] More

Hino Trucks Commemorates Delivery of First Cummins Powered Truck to Penske Truck Leasing

Earlier this year, Hino announced intent to produce medium- and heavy-duty trucks with Cummins engines by the end of 2021. This month, Hino delivered the first of these vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing in its […] More

International A26 Engine Updates Further Improve Efficiency and Performance

Navistar announced updates to the International® A26 engine, allowing fleets to achieve 10% improved fuel economy since the engine’s launch. Previous design and system updates account for a 6% fuel efficiency improvement; the latest engine […] More

Zeus Electric Chassis to Collaborate with JB Poindexter’s EAVX on Class 4, 5, and 6 Electric Work Trucks

Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. and EAVX announced a joint force to develop and commercialize innovative and industry-leading all-electric vocational work truck solutions. Joint development efforts will focus on integration of the JB Poindexter & Co […] More

Bridgestone and Penske Truck Leasing Extend Business Partnership Focused on Advanced Technology and Sustainability for Commercial Fleets

Bridgestone Americas and Penske Truck Leasing announced the contract renewal of their partnership to test, develop, and deploy Bridgestone advanced technology and mobility solutions for the commercial segment in the US and Canada with a […] More

Production Begins of 2022 Isuzu F-Series Class 6 & 7 Models

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced the beginning of production of its 2022 F-Series trucks. The proven Cummins B6.7 diesel engine powers the new F-Series and offers models in both Class 6 and Class […] More

Isuzu Collaborates With Decisiv to Enhance Customer Experience

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. confirmed a long-term collaboration with Decisiv, provider of dealer Service Relationship Management (SRM) software. The program, branded as Isuzu Connect, has been enhanced for the Isuzu dealer network. All […] More

Element Fleet Management Collaborates with ChargePoint and WEX to Provide Access to Nationwide EV Charging and Simplified Billing

Element Fleet Management Corp. announced a new relationship with ChargePoint and WEX. The relationship will help provide Element clients with access to ChargePoint’s growing nationwide charging network. It provides a billing system for charging and […] More

Fitzgerald Peterbilt Opens New Gadsden, Alabama, Location

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the opening of a new parts and service location in Gadsden, Alabama, by Fitzgerald Peterbilt. The facility features 10 service bays as well as a 600-sq-ft retail space and a 1,750-sq-ft […] More

New Mack Ultra Service Agreement is Now Standard on Mack LR Electric Models

Mack Trucks announced that its new Mack Ultra Service Agreement will come standard with the Mack® LR Electric refuse model, helping further support customers beginning their journey into owning battery electric vehicles (BEVs). The Mack […] More

Monroe Truck Equipment Partners with Work Truck Solutions to Provide Commercial Vehicle Buyers with Easy-to-Use Inventory Search Tools

Work Truck Solutions partnered with Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc. to provide an online platform to search for Monroe commercial vehicles. The commercial vehicles include dump as well as service, platform, and tow bodies, plus snow […] More

Safe Fleet Releases New Prime Design Cantilever Fold-Up Shelving & Modular Sliding Partitions for Delivery Fleets

Prime Design introduced Cantilever Fold-Up Shelving and Modular Sliding Partitions to meet the demands of the final-mile or parcel-delivery segment. These product lines represent Prime Design’s first solutions for promoting the safety and productivity of […] More

Penske First US Fleet to Run International eMV Series

Navistar and Penske Truck Leasing announced their continued commitment to a zero-emissions future with the anticipated delivery of the International® eMV™ Series medium-duty truck. This will mark Navistar’s first US delivery of the full battery […] More

Mopar Gears Up for 2021 SEMA Show

Mopar released concept sketches in advance of the 2021 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas (November 2-5). Mopar will showcase customized vehicles as well as hundreds of quality-tested, factory-backed performance parts and […] More

Work Truck Solutions Wins 2021 PACE Award

Work Truck Solutions® received a 2021 Automotive News PACE Award at the online awards ceremony. The prestigious award recognizes automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement, and business performance. Work Truck Solutions received recognition for […] More

Autocar Becomes First Truck Manufacturer to Offer ADAS

Autocar designed its Badass waste collection vehicles as the nation’s first of refuse trucks featuring ADAS (Advanced Driver Assist System). “As part of Autocar’s efforts to address various safety challenges, we built a custom test […] More

Netradyne Announces Driveri D-430 with Most Powerful Processor Available

Netradyne announced the expansion of its Driveri® product line with the introduction of the D-430 video safety device. Additionally, the company announced enhancements to its mobile app and a host of industry-leading features to its […] More

Samsara Introduces New Workflows to Keep Drivers Safe and Productive

With labor in short supply and COVID accelerating the adoption of digital tools, more organizations are turning to mobile technology to keep drivers engaged, safe, and productive. In a recent survey of 160 Samsara customers, […] More

Freightliner’s Battery Electric Customer Fleets Reach Important Milestone

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced its Freightliner battery electric Innovation and Customer Experience (CX) Fleets have reached 1 million miles of real-world usage, with fleets operating across the West Coast and Canada. With order […] More

Coxreels Exceeds Industry Recommended Salt Spray Testing Hours

Due to its numerous properties and, specifically, its corrosion resistance, many industrial applications use powder coatings. As the oldest corrosion resistance test, developers widely prefer the salt spray test to evaluate anti-corrosion coatings. Coxreels announced it […] More

Western Star Introduces All-new 47X

Western Star introduced the newest addition to its purpose-built vocational line-up, the all-new Western Star 47X. The truck complements the Western Star 49X to establish the Western Star X-Series and extend the platform’s reach into […] More

Peterbilt Highlights Versatility of New Medium-duty Trucks at The Utility Expo

Peterbilt Motors Company will display its lineup of medium-duty work trucks at The Utility Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, September 28-30. Peterbilt’s booth will feature a Model 536 with a 26-ft stake bed configuration, perfect for […] More

Volvo Trucks and AMPLY Power Collaborate on Charge Management Programs for Electric Truck Fleets

The Innovation Lab at Volvo Group is a place where Volvo Trucks can collaborate with start-ups. The collaborations combine real-world insights and analyze emerging trends. They also help validate new products and services aimed at […] More

Barko Hydraulics to Showcase Utility Loader at The Utility Expo

Barko Hydraulics (Barko), developer, manufacturer, and distributor of innovative heavy equipment solutions for the forestry, vegetation management, and material handling industries, will exhibit at the Utility Expo at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, […] More

International Truck Launches Newly Designed MV Series

International Truck announced the launch of the new International® MV™ Series. The next generation of International’s medium-duty vehicles, International reimagined the MV to advance performance, safety, and uptime. “The new International MV Series features thoughtful […] More

Globee Business Awards Names Spireon Company of the Year

Globee® Business Awards recognized Spireon, a vehicle intelligence company, as a 2021 Gold Globee® Winner. Spireon took the Company of the Year award in the Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics category. The award recognized Spireon’s […] More

LSI Chemical Introduces NanoClear504 Oil Additive

LSI Chemical introduces NanoClear504, a new ready-to-use oil additive engineered for higher viscosity mineral, semi-synthetic, or synthetic oils available to upgrade lubricating oils and greases. LSI Chemical formulated NanoClear504 with three patented chemicals: clear nano […] More

Peterbilt Delivers First Production New Medium-duty Model 536 to Elder Logistics

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the delivery of the first production New Medium Duty Model 536 to Elder Logistics. A family owned and operated business, Elder Logistics possesses a deep understanding of local culture and values. […] More

Advantage Truck Group Sponsors Kart Race Team at Seaside Le Mans Charity Event

A kart race team won first place at the 20th annual Seaside Le Mans charity race. Advantage Truck Group along with Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, Nauset Disposal, and Axial Benefits Group, sponsored the winning […] More

Savage Chooses Netradyne to Help Enable Safety for Its Entire Fleet of Medium and Heavy-Duty Trucks; Help Create Safer Roadways

Netradyne announced that Savage selected Netradyne’s Driveri® devices in more than 1,000 of its fleet vehicles. Savage is a global provider of industry infrastructure and supply chain services. Driveri uses vision-based edge computing and AI […] More

Bridgestone Invests in Wrench Mobile Vehicle Services and Technology Company

Bridgestone Americas announced a 10% minority investment in mobile vehicle services and technology company, Wrench. The partnership will accelerate both companies’ ability to service vehicles in the mobile vehicle inspection, repair, and maintenance market. The […] More

Drōv Technologies and SKF Vehicle Aftermarket Form Partnership for Integrated Trailer Monitoring

Drōv Technologies, a leader in the smart truck and trailer movement, partners with SKF Vehicle Aftermarket. The partnership integrates SKF TraX wheel end monitoring technology with Drōv’s AirBoxOne™ Smart Trailer solution. Drōv’s AirBoxOne powers the […] More

Link’s Smart ROI Auxiliary Suspension Takes the Guesswork Out of Lift Axle Use

Link Mfg., Ltd. unveiled what will become the industry’s first family of intelligent auxiliary suspension systems. With field testing in progress, Link expects the 8K, 10K, 13.5K, and 20K ROI Auxiliary Suspensions Systems to be […] More

Mack Trucks Puts a Premium on Maximum Uptime

Mack Trucks announced the new Mack® Premium Service Agreement, a comprehensive maintenance program that simplifies maintenance management and helps increase uptime, optimize vehicle safety and performance, and improve cost of ownership for Mack Anthem®, Mack […] More

Doleco Enters Cargo Double-decking Arena with Introduction of Three LayerLok Systems Enabling Dry Vans, Reefers, and Shipping Containers to Carry Twice the Load

Doleco USA, the nation’s fastest-growing manufacturer of lifting, sling, and load-securing technologies, including the DoNova PowerLash Textile Lashing Chain and PowerLift textile Chain Sling, introduced the new LayerLok XP, AF, and SC double-decking systems. LoadLok […] More

EnerSys Expands ODYSSEY Battery Portfolio to Include Former NorthStar Battery Product Line

EnerSys®, a leader in stored energy solutions and manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, expanded its ODYSSEY battery brand portfolio. The expansion now includes products formerly sold under the NorthStar® battery brand. As a result of the […] More

SKF Vehicle Aftermarket to Unveil TraX Wheel End Monitor at 2021 TMC Annual Meeting

SKF Vehicle Aftermarket optimizes the end-user experience with the debut of its TraX Wheel End Monitor (WEM) in booth no. 13111 at the American Trucking Association (ATA) Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) 2021 Annual Fall […] More

Stertil-Koni Reports Growing Use across North America of Twin Piston Jacking Beams on Platform SKYLIFT to Deliver Wheels-free Lifting

Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni reported that vehicle maintenance shops across North America seeking even more lifting power from the Stertil-Koni SKYLIFT—a true vertical-rise platform lift with a capacity up to 156,000 lbs—turn to Jacking […] More

Frantz Filters Expands Product Line

Frantz Filters now offers an expanded line of Duramax, Cummins, and Powerstroke Bypass Oil Filter Kits. In addition to the company’s kit for gas and diesel-powered vehicles, Frantz now offers custom-designed kits for common diesel-powered […] More

Advantage Truck Group Donates 3,600 Food Items through Haulin’ 4 Hunger

Advantage Truck Group employees delivered 150 cases of tuna to six food pantry organizations across its New England dealer network. ATG made donations through Haulin’ 4 Hunger, a program ATG started in Shrewsbury in 2012 […] More

Representative Wild, Mack Trucks, and Health and Climate Advocates Say It’s Time for Bold Investments in Clean Transportation

Representative Susan Wild and Mack Trucks leaders joined advocates calling Congress to invest in clean vehicles, charging infrastructure, and more. This event is sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Sustainability Network as part of a $10 […] More

Optronics’ High-style, Low-profile, Multifunction, Surface-mount LED Taillight Replaces Four Lamps, Sets the Stage for Future Combo Lamp Offering

Optronics International, a manufacturer of vehicle harnesses, electronic control systems, and LED lighting for the global transportation industry, introduced its new STL02/03 LED taillight. The low-profile, surface-mount lamps function as stop, tail, and turn as […] More

Idelic and Netradyne Announce Strategic Partnership to Improve Driver Safety

Idelic, the creator of the Idelic Safety Suite®, a comprehensive driver management platform dedicated to improving fleet safety, announced a strategic partnership with Netradyne, a leader in video telematics and vision technology. Through this partnership, […] More

AMPLY Power Integrates WattTime API to Enable Electric Fleets to Minimize and Report Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As pressure mounts for transportation fleets and their organizations to measure, reduce, and report total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, AMPLY Power taps environmental technology nonprofit WattTime to provide its electric vehicle, bus, and truck customers […] More

Tritium and ReCharge Alaska Engineer Electric Vehicle Charging Solution Capable of Surviving Sub-arctic Temperatures

The importance of creating a robust electric vehicle charging network in all parts of the country is greater than ever. As part of its continued global growth and to address the need for an adaptable […] More

Monroe Truck Equipment Announces New Commercial Division

Monroe Truck Equipment announced its new Commercial Division; this includes a dedicated sales team, a new commercial campus in Monroe, Wisconsin, and updated distinguishable branding. Monroe Truck Equipment is an industry-leading truck equipment designer as […] More

New Way Trucks Partners with BYD to Deliver Three Battery-Electric Refuse Trucks to City of Ocala, Florida

New Way Trucks, refuse equipment manufacturer, and its distributor Southern Sewer Equipment Sales (SSES), recently delivered three battery-electric refuse trucks. New Way and SSES delivered New Way Sidewinder XTR™ automated side loaders (ASLs) to the […] More

NTEA Cancels 2021 Truck Product Conference

After extensive deliberation, NTEA and its board of directors made the decision to cancel its 2021 Truck Product Conference. The cancellation is due to the significant constraints the commercial vehicle technical community is currently facing. […] More

New 2022 Ram ProMaster Evolves Ram Commercial Offerings with New Levels of Safety, Comfort, Connectivity, and Efficiency

Ram Commercial introduced the 2022 Ram ProMaster. The new van is a no-compromise benchmark for durability, efficiency, connectivity, and convenience. It is also aimed at one of the largest commercial customer categories: vocational use. The […] More

Ryder Inventory Now Available In Work Truck Solutions Vehicle Acquisition Search Tool

Work Truck Solutions expands its partnership with Ryder System, Inc. It now offers Ryder used truck inventory on the commercial vehicle channel, Vehicle Acquisition Search Tool (VAST). These trucks will provide users with much needed […] More

US Bank Partners with Mastercard to Launch the US Bank Voyager Mastercard for the Fleet Industry

US Bank announced a partnership with Mastercard to offer the US Bank Voyager® Mastercard®. The US Bank Voyager Mastercard can be used for fleet-related expenses anywhere Voyager or Mastercard are accepted. US Bank currently offers […] More

Peterbilt Delivers Model 579EVs to Shippers Transport Express

Peterbilt delivers 10 Model 579EVs to Shippers Transport Express for immediate in drayage operations at the Port of Oakland. The companies scheduled five additional Model 579EVs to service of Port of Long Beach drayage operations […] More

Volvo Trucks Delivers the First of Five VNR Electrics to New York Customer Manhattan Beer Distributors

Volvo Trucks North America delivered its first Class 8, battery-electric regional hauling truck on the East Coast to its customer Manhattan Beer Distributors. Five zero-emission Volvo VNR Electric trucks join the New York City-based beer […] More

Bridgestone Partners with Electric and Autonomous Freight Leader Einride to Create Cleaner, Safer, Low-Carbon Fleet Mobility

Bridgestone Americas and Einride announced a partnership aimed at co-creating innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for electrified and autonomous Class 8 vehicles. The collaboration will allow Einride to collect new layers of safety and efficiency-related […] More

Peterbilt EV Operating Cost Calculator Wins Communicator Award

Peterbilt Motors Company announced its EV Operating Cost Calculator won the prestigious Award of Distinction from the international Communicator Awards. The Communicator Awards is an international awards program that recognizes excellence, effectiveness, and innovation across […] More

Reading Truck Group Acquires Semi Service, Inc. and Expands Presence in the West

Reading Truck Group acquired Semi Service, Inc., a distributor and upfitter of work truck equipment, installation, service, and repair. With locations in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Caldwell, Idaho, the acquisition expands Reading’s footprint into […] More

Azuga Partners with ServiceTrade to Help Commercial Contractors Improve Service and Streamline Operations

Azuga, a global provider of vehicle analytics, fleet technology and insurtech solutions, integrated its fleet tracking solution with ServiceTrade, whose application is used by commercial contractors to automate and streamline operations as well as sell more […] More

Love’s Travel Stops Opens Tire Retread Plant in El Reno, Oklahoma

Love’s Travel Stops opened a tire retread plant and distribution center in El Reno, Oklahoma. The 220,000-sq-ft facility doubles the size of the one it replaces in Grand Prairie, Texas. The size allows Love’s Truck […] More

New Reflective VeeBoards from Kinedyne Boost Safety by Illuminating Cargo Secured on Trailers

New reflective cargo corner protector VeeBoards® from Kinedyne increase safety by illuminating cargo strapped on an open-deck trailer. The VeeBoards help operators, motorists, and pedestrians see the trailer and load day or night. These bright […] More

Stertil-Koni Floor Pit Jacks with a Hydraulic Telescopic Piston Deliver Safe, Dependable Wheels-free Lifting Across North America

Stertil-Koni provides a heightened level of safe, dependable, and durable lifting in workshops across North America using below-floor concrete pits. The solution? Air hydraulic pit jacks—equipped with telescopic pistons—engineered by Stertil-Koni. The challenge: Many of […] More

Peterbilt Model 579EV Visits the Nation’s Capital

Peterbilt Motors Company visited Washington, DC while displaying the battery electric Model 579EV to government officials and members of Congress. The visit began with a press conference where US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced $60 […] More

Summit Quality Management System Certified to ISO:9001

Summit Truck Bodies, a US manufacturer supplying service truck solutions, earned ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system. Summit Truck Bodies certification scope includes design, manufacturing, and assembly of truck bodies at the Wathena, Kansas […] More

Chevron Introduces Delo® Syn ATF 668, a Fully Synthetic Transmission Fluid Approved and Licensed by Allison Transmission® for Transmissions Requiring TES 668™

Chevron Products Company launched Delo Syn ATF 668, a fully synthetic transmission fluid engineered for Allison heavy-duty automatic truck transmissions. Chevron engineered Delo Syn ATF 668 for longer service life, improved transmission performance, optimal fluid […] More

Kenworth Begins New Medium-duty Model Production at PACCAR Ste-Thérèse Assembly Plant in Québec

The Kenworth new medium-duty models are now in production at the PACCAR assembly plant in Ste-Thérèse, Québec. “Our new medium duty trucks are an impressive addition to the World’s Best product line,” says Kevin Baney, […] More

Bridgestone Americas to Acquire Fleet Management Software Provider Azuga to Accelerate Mobility Solutions Business

Bridgestone Americas and Sumeru Equity Partners, Danlaw, Inc., and other shareholders have reached an agreement for Bridgestone to purchase Azuga Holdings, Inc. (Azuga) and the Azuga fleet management platform for $391 million. The acquisition will […] More

Counterfeit Gold Certification Label Found in Ontario, Canada

The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) warns of counterfeit gold “Certified Automotive Lift” labels applied to automotive lifts. The following is a safety notification from ALI that certain automotive lifts from Budget Automotive Equipment Inc. installed […] More

President Joe Biden Visits Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley Operations

Mack Trucks hosted President Joe Biden at its Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania. Mack assembles all its heavy-duty models for North America and export at LVO. President Biden stressed the importance of […] More

General Motors Expands Access of OnStar Vehicle Insights to Non-GM Vehicles

Since the introduction of General Motors’ fleet telematics solution, OnStar Vehicle Insights, fleet managers have received nearly 3.5 million notifications and details of almost 16 million trips covering more than 246 million miles. Now, fleets […] More

Chassis OEMs Present New Model Year Updates at NTEA’s Truck Product Conference

Nine chassis manufacturers will share commercial vehicle updates from a technical and engineering perspective at NTEA’s 2021 Truck Product Conference. This in-person event takes place Tuesday, September 21 to Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Additionally, NTEA […] More

HONK Outperforms in 2021 with Record Growth, New Customers, and Product Expansion

HONK Technologies, a digital roadside assistance platform and vehicle transport company, reached record revenue levels while continuing its product portfolio expansion during the first half of 2021. In the face of a challenging market, HONK’s […] More

Coxreels Product Enhancement for the 1.25-inch and 1.5-inch SLPL Spring-Driven Models

Coxreels made 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 of these models […] More

Visiontrack Inc Makes First US Acquisition to Drive Video Telematics Growth

VisionTrack completed the acquisition of SkyLab Solutions to accelerate its expansion into the US marketplace. The multi-million-pound deal for the California-based, fast-growing, fleet technology business represents the company’s first major investment in North America. It […] More

Penske, ROUSH CleanTech, and Proterra Announce New Collaboration for Next-Generation F-650 Electric Commercial Trucks

ROUSH CleanTech, Penske Truck Leasing, and Proterra announced a collaboration where Proterra will supply its battery technology to ROUSH CleanTech. The goal is to develop ROUSH CleanTech’s next-generation Ford F-650 all-electric commercial truck. ROUSH CleanTech […] More

Stertil-Koni Debuts New Video Highlighting 7 Steps to Safe, Efficient Vehicle Lifting

To help reinforce key safety procedures for vehicle maintenance shops across North America, heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni released the latest in a series of new videos as part of its popular TechTalk channel. The […] More

Agile Fleet’s Webinar Coming Soon to NAFA

The National Association of Counties expects the financial impact of COVID-19 on fleet finances to exceed $200 billion. Costs associated with idle vehicles stand out as a significant area of financial waste. What can you […] More

In-Charge Energy to Support GM’s New Ultium Charge 360 Fleet Charging Service

GM named In-Charge Energy, leader in turnkey EV infrastructure solutions, as a preferred provider for Ultium Charge 360’s fleet service. Ultium Charge 360 is General Motors Company’s newly-announced fleet charging solution. “Electrifying fleets play a key […] More

Schneider Electric Chosen as GM Preferred Provider to Accelerate US Fleet Customers into EV Market

GM selected Schneider Electric as a preferred provider for GM’s Ultium Charge 360 fleet service. Schneider Electric is a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation. Ultium Charge 360 will support electric vehicle […] More

New App Integration Standard Aims to Accelerate In-cab Tech Development Industry-wide

Fleets benefit when mobile apps play nicely together in the truck cab, says Eleos Technologies CEO, Kevin Survance. Now thanks to a new mobile app-to-app connectivity protocol, it will be possible to seamlessly connect commercial […] More

GM Announces New Fleet Charging Service Designed to Accelerate the Adoption of Fleet Electrification

General Motors and its new company, BrightDrop, announced the Ultium Charge 360 fleet charging service. Created and wholly owned by GM, BrightDrop reimagines commercial delivery as well as logistics for an all-electric future. The goal […] More

Atlas Copco Launches a Game-changing New Filtration Range Featuring inPASS™ Technology

Atlas Copco’s next-generation air filters now feature the pioneering inPASS™ technology to simplify maintenance and reduce costs significantly. The new range also gives customers flexibility to choose between advanced filter media to match their specific […] More

Felling Trailers Releases Enhanced Fender Design for EZ-Tilt Trailers

Felling Trailers releases an enhanced fender design for its ground-level loading, EZ-Tilt trailers. Felling is an innovative solutions provider in the trailer industry. It employs its engineering team to enhance and develop new product designs […] More

Agile Fleet Partners with NAFA to Present Two New Fleet Webinars

Agile Fleet partnered with NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) to present two all-new webinars in 2021. The webinar “Reducing Fleet Costs in a COVID-19 World: Right-Sizing Strategies for Success” takes place on July 28. The webinar “Making a […] More

Propane Council Launches National Brand for Propane

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) launched a new identity for propane that signals a seismic change in how to view the energy source. The new brand, “PROPANE Energy for Everyone™,” highlights propane’s role […] More

TravelCenters of America Launches Nationwide Fundraising Campaign to Help Professional Drivers in Need

TravelCenters of America Inc. launched a fundraising campaign at locations nationwide to help professional drivers in need. Through Labor Day, customers can round up purchases to the nearest dollar in stores and at fuel islands. […] More

JB Poindexter and Co Launches EAVX

JB Poindexter and Co (JBPCO), providing commercial vehicle bodies, announced the launch of its new business, EAVX. Leveraging JBPCO’s industry expertise, EAVX partners with electric- and alternative-power chassis producers to design, manufacture, distribute, and service […] More

New York City Department of Sanitation to Purchase Seven Mack® LR Electric Models

Mack Trucks announced the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) plans to purchase seven Mack® LR Electric refuse models, which will operate in the city’s boroughs. Mack made the announcement during WasteExpo 2021 at […] More

Peterbilt Showcases Refuse Lineup at Waste Expo

Peterbilt Motors Company will display five refuse vehicles at WasteExpo held in the Las Vegas Convention Center, June 28-30. The booth will showcase three Model 520s, Peterbilt’s low-cab-forward refuse workhorse. The Model 520s will feature […] More

Jasper Engines Announces the Remanufactured Ford 3.7-L Duratec Engine

Jasper Engines announces the availability of the remanufactured Ford 3.7L Duratec engine. This dual VVT V6 engine is available for the following late-model applications: 2015-2019 Transit 150, 250, and 350 2011-2017 Mustang 2011-2014 F-150 “Our […] More

DICA Launches eCommerce Site for Convenient Purchase of Standard Products

DICA announces customers can now purchase many of its products through an online eCommerce portal. “As our product lines have expanded to include a wide variety of engineered equipment setup aids, our new eCommerce site […] More

VMAC Releases Original Research On Air Compressor Lifespan

A survey of 1,464 VMACAIR.com visitors reveals most respondents expect a truck-mounted air compressor to last 6 to 10 years. Of the respondents, 40.5% selected this option. Next, 19.2% of respondents selected 1 to 5 […] More

Autocar Donates Custom Engineered DC-64R Refuse Truck to the Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Autocar, LLC, manufacturer of North America’s first specialized, severe-duty vocational truck, honors the life and legacy of Charles “Mickey” Flood by donating a custom engineered, full-bodied severe-duty Class 8 DC-64R to the 2021 Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) Annual Charitable Auction. Proceeds from the auction will support the EREF’s scientific […] More

New Kinedyne Kold-Front Refrigerated Curtain System Keeps Cold Air In While Letting Drivers Safely and Easily Get Out

According to many drivers, the polyvinyl chloride (PVC) strip curtains typically used to keep refrigerated cargo at a safe temperature during transport are more frustrating than they are effective. The strips often get in the […] More

Peterbilt Delivers First Production Model 220EV to City of Anchorage

Peterbilt delivered the first production Model 220EV to the Municipality of Anchorage Department of Solid Waste Services (SWS) in Alaska. The announcement came with a celebration at Peterbilt of Alaska’s Anchorage facility. As part of […] More

Winter Equipment Completes Its Western® Pro Plus® Product Lineup with Addition of Razor® Arrow™ Straight Blade System

Winter Equipment released its Razor® Arrow™ Straight Blade System designed specifically for Western® Pro Plus® plows that offers increased blade life and superior cutting. The Razor Arrow Straight Blade System features two 4.5-ft Razor blade […] More

Battle Motors Partners with PositivEnergy for Charging Stations across North America

Battle Motors, the owner and manufacturer of Crane Carrier trucks and a leader in the development of electric vehicle (EV) technology, partnered with PositivEnergy to install charging stations at municipal accounts across North America. PositivEnergy […] More

Morgan Truck Body, LLC. to Showcase New WorkPro at NPTC’s Annual Conference

Morgan Truck Body, LLC. (Morgan) will display its newest offering, the Morgan WorkPro at NPTC’s Annual Conference and Exhibition in booth #416. The WorkPro is a purpose-built mobile fleet service and jobsite commercial truck body. […] More

Discover Commercial Vehicle Market Trends, Forecasts, and Insights at 2021 Executive Leadership Summit

NTEA hosts its Executive Leadership Summit in a new location at Hilton Columbus Downtown in Columbus, Ohio. This year’s program features a convenient, one-day format on October 12, 2021 as well as an October 11 […] More

Morgan Truck Body and Work Truck Solutions Partner to Help Customers Find Upfitted Vehicles

Work Truck Solutions and Morgan Truck Body, LLC (Morgan) joined together to offer customers an online portal www.morgancorp.worktrucksolutions.com for finding Morgan-equipped commercial dry freight, refrigerated, platform, and dump truck bodies. Using Work Truck Solutions’ data […] More

Coxreels Exceeds Industry Recommended Salt Spray Testing Hours

Because of its numerous properties and its corrosion resistance, many in the industrial sector use powder coating for various applications. Known as the oldest corrosion resistance test, users prefer the salt spray test to evaluate […] More

eTechnician Now Provides Diagnostic Coverage For Psi Engines

NEXIQ Technologies announced the release of eTechnician™ v2.3. The diagnostic solution provides diagnostic capabilities for vehicles with Power Solutions International® (PSI) engines using the MT88 Engine Control Module. This adds work truck diagnostic coverage to its […] More

Continental Wireless Cameras Provide Exceptional Vision and Safety for Truck and Off Highway

Continental adds a new line of wireless cameras and monitors to its performance-proven range of cameras systems. Articulated equipment or vehicles where operators do not prefer long cable lengths create an ideal setting for the […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Donates Funds to Battle Scarred Motorsports to Help Wounded Veterans Race

Hot Shot’s Secret donated $6,000 to Battle Scarred Motorsports. The funds will help convert donated police cars into hand-controlled race cars. Veterans as well as first responders who no longer have full use of their […] More

Stertil-Koni Debuts Five New Air/Hydraulic Jacks for Heavy-duty Applications

Stertil-Koni, a leader in heavy-duty bus lifts and truck lifts across North America, introduced five new air-over-hydraulic jacks. Stertil-Koni engineered each jack for trucking, transit buses, agriculture, construction, and other heavy-duty applications. LIFT FEATURES While […] More

Mack Trucks to Showcase Mack Granite and Mack TerraPro Models at World of Concrete 2021

Mack Trucks will feature the Mack® Granite® mixer and Mack TerraPro® cabover concrete pumper models at World of Concrete 2021. World of Concrete is from June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In Nevada, […] More

VisionTrack Expands to US

VisionTrack, provider of cloud-based video telematics, expanded its international footprint with the launch of a new US business. The company aims to capitalize on growing demand in North America for advanced AI video telematics solutions. […] More

XL Fleet Acquires World Energy Efficiency Services to Accelerate Fleet Electrification Adoption and Expand Charging Infrastructure Offering

XL Fleet Corp., a leader in fleet electrification solutions for fleets, announced the acquisition of World Energy. World Energy provides energy efficiency solutions as well as renewable technology solutions. It also provides electric vehicle charging […] More

Peterbilt Expands Dealer Network in First Half of 2021

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the opening of two new dealership locations. Rush Peterbilt Truck Center, Phoenix East in Arizona and Peterbilt of Augusta in Georgia are additions to Peterbilt’s dealer network. This adds to the […] More

Master Builders Solutions Named Exclusive Reseller of COMMANDassurance™ System

Master Builders Solutions agreed with Command Alkon to be the sole third-party reseller of the COMMANDassurance in-transit concrete monitoring system. The scope of the agreement includes the US and Canada and is effective as of […] More

Battle Motors Acquires Crane Carrier Company, Launching Path to Class 7 and 8 Truck Electrification

Battle Motors, a leader in the development of electric vehicle (EV) technology acquired Crane Carrier Company, LLC (CCC). Crane Carrier Company has manufactured commercial vehicles for 75 years. Based in New Philadelphia, Ohio, CCC has […] More

Coxreels Offers New Options for the Challenger Series Reels

Coxreels introduced new roller bracket assemblies for the Challenger Series. The function of the roller bracket is to assist in guiding the hose during both extension and retraction. The assembly is available only in a […] More

Reading Truck Group Launches All New RM-45 Crane Body

Reading Truck Group unveiled an all-new crane body to its product lineup. The new RM-45 reflects more than a year of development between Reading, customer input, and those working in the field. As a result, […] More

Mix Telematics Launches Next Generation AI-powered Video Telematics Solution to Optimize Driver Safety and Minimize Fleet Operating Costs

MiX Telematics launched MiX Vision AI—an extensive update to its video telematics offering. With this solution, MiX Telematics further enhances its ability to help customers improve driver safety and reduce operating costs. MiX Vision AI […] More

Continental Extends Commitment to Sustainability in Natural Rubber Supply Chain

Continental extends its commitment to sustainability in the natural rubber supply chain. The tire manufacturer and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have agreed on a significant expansion of their successful […] More

Neste Opens New Renewable Diesel Fueling Stations in Southern California

Neste announced the opening of two new Neste MY Renewable Diesel fueling stations in Southern California. The company’s ambition is to create a renewable diesel fueling network across the West Coast. “Neste MY Renewable Diesel […] More

Mack Trucks Donates Mack Granite Model to Annual Auction in Support of Concrete Industry Management

Mack Trucks continues its longstanding support of the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program with the donation of a 2021 Mack® Granite® mixer for the annual CIM Auction June 9 during World of Concrete 2021 at […] More

Improve Transportation Efficiency and Jobsite Visibility with Ruckit Field

Command Alkon, a leader in comprehensive supply chain technology solutions for heavy building materials suppliers, haulers, and buyers, delivers Ruckit Field. Ruckit Field is a new mobile experience to support bulk material suppliers, haulers, and […] More

Felling Trailers Releases User-Focused, Re-engineered Utility Pole Cargo Trailer

Operator safety, ease of use, and maintenance are prime factors taken into account when any company is looking into equipment acquisition. These same factors are even more vital in the utility and telcom industry as […] More

Webfleet Solutions Launches WEBFLEET Video, a Fully Integrated Video Telematics Solution

Webfleet Solutions, a leading telematics providers and part of Bridgestone, launched WEBFLEET Video into the market. The integration of Webfleet Solutions and Lytx, a provider of video telematics, on one platform simplifies fleet management. With […] More

Mack Trucks Announces Entry Period for 2022 Mack Calendar Contest

Proud owners of Mack trucks will have the chance to be featured in the upcoming 2022 Mack Trucks Calendar. The brand will accept nominations through the Mack Calendar Contest website, May 4 to June 4, […] More

Advantage Truck Group to Host SkillsUSA Massachusetts Diesel Equipment Technology State Championship in Support of Workforce Development in the Skilled Trades

Advantage Truck Group (ATG) will host the Diesel Equipment Technology competition for the 2021 SkillsUSA Massachusetts State Championship. The state’s top diesel technology students will compete at the event held at ATG’s Shrewsbury facility on […] More

Optimus Technologies Partners with Can-Am Custom Trucks to Provide a Ship-thru Code for Freightliner and Western Star Customers

Optimus Technologies’ Vector System is now available on any new Freightliner or Western Star truck. The Vector System enables diesel engines to operate on 100% biodiesel (B100). A partnership with Can-Am Custom Trucks (Can-Am) makes […] More

KVH Introduces P-series IMUs with PIC Technology and New Accelerometers

KVH Industries, Inc., announced the P-1750 IMU and the P-1725 IMU to complement the previously released P-1775 IMU. This creates a full line of IMUs that feature high-performance accelerometers and KVH’s patented photonic integrated chip […] More

Coxreels Biodiesel Reels

Biodiesel is one of the most common alternative fuels in use today. Various sources such as agricultural oils (soy, corn, canola, etc.), recycled cooking oil, and animal fats produce biodiesel. Due to biodiesel’s reactive nature, […] More

VMAC Recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada for Second Straight Year

Great Place To Work®, an authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures, again recognized VMAC as a Best Workplace in Canada. For Best Workplaces in Canada list consideration, organizations must first be Great Place To Work […] More

Samlex America Celebrates 30 Years of Putting Customers First

Samlex America Inc. marks another milestone as the company celebrates its 30th year as a manufacturer of power conversion products. Founded in 1991, Samlex America has grown from an idea to a global supplier of […] More

GPS Insight Named Preferred Telematics Solution Partner for Amerisure FleetAlliance Program Following Two-year Safety Study

Fleet software provider GPS Insight partnered with commercial insurance provider Amerisure as its telematics solution for the Amerisure FleetAlliance program. The decision to partner up came after the results of a two-year safety study. The comprehensive […] More

Felling Trailers, Inc. Announces Beneficiary of 2021 Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailers will host its ninth Trailer for a Cause auction of an FT-3 Utility trailer benefiting a nonprofit organization. Felling Trailers’ will donate 100% of the auction’s winning bid to a nonprofit, with a […] More

New Virtual Reality Training Program Helps Working Adults in Alabama Gear Up for Diesel Tech Jobs

Wallace State Community College, part of the Alabama Community College System, announced the launch of a new initiative that will harness the power of virtual reality to train thousands of workers for roles in diesel […] More

Winter Equipment Launches Full-line Product Catalog

Winter Equipment recently launched its inaugural full-line product catalog for the winter 2021-2022 season. From complete snowplow cutting edge systems to plow markers, hardware, and milling tools, the catalog covers Winter Equipment’s high-quality offerings. Divided […] More

Advantage Truck Group Expands Haulin’ 4 Hunger Program with Non-Perishable Food Donations

With the need for food assistance straining community food pantries, Advantage Truck Group will expand its Haulin’ 4 Hunger program. The expansion will provide meals to those in need and include additional donations of non-perishable […] More

Peterbilt Unveils All-new Medium-duty Model 535, Model 536, Model 537, and Model 548 Featuring All-new Transmission

Peterbilt Motors Company unveiled the all-new medium-duty Model 535 and Model 536, for Class 5/6 non-CDL lease and rental markets. Peterbilt also unveiled the all-new medium-duty Model 537 and Model 548, designed for the Class […] More

XL Fleet Electrifying Apex Clean Energy Pickup Fleet

XL Fleet Corp. and Apex Clean Energy announced that XL Fleet will electrify Apex’s vehicle fleet to help reduce emissions. Apex Clean Energy is a company that develops, constructs, and operates utility-scale wind and solar […] More

Ranger Design’s New Ladder Rack Line

The vision at Ranger Design is to provide customers with innovative solutions and quality products ranging from van shelving all the way to ladder racks. With that in mind, Ranger Design announced the redesign of […] More

Isuzu North America Corporation and Gatik Form Collaboration to Develop and Evaluate Fully Autonomous Medium-duty Trucks

Isuzu North America Corporation and Gatik agreed to collaborate on a project to develop and evaluate fully autonomous medium-duty trucks. Isuzu is a market leader in Low Cab Forward (LCF) trucks in the US and […] More

Link Breaks Ground on 50,000-sq-ft, High-tech Manufacturing and Training Facility

Link Mfg., Ltd. announced its plan to begin construction of a new 50,000-sq-ft manufacturing and training facility. The mayor, local media, and plant workers were present as company officials and dignitaries used ceremonial shovels to […] More

Fluid Truck Orders 40 Additional Zero Emission Trucks from Lightning eMotors

Lightning eMotors, provider of purpose-built commercial electric vehicles for fleets, announced that Fluid Truck has ordered 40 additional zero-emission delivery trucks for its New York City fleet. XPO Logistics and NAL Group will use these […] More

Volvo Penta and Terminal Tractor Manufacturer TICO Partner in Electromobility

In line with Volvo Penta’s wider sustainability ambitions, the company took another step in its emobility journey together with TICO, a North American pioneer in fleet services, terminal services, and terminal tractor manufacturing. The two […] More

Kenworth Introduces Innovative, User-Friendly Website

Kenworth Truck Company launched a new website (www.kenworth.com) that features the latest Kenworth truck technology and The World’s Best® trucks. “Our new website features a more interactive design that includes integrated videos and information about […] More

Motiv Power Systems Partners to Expand Sales into Canada

Delivery company Purolator announced the arrival of fully electric curbside-delivery trucks in Vancouver. These are the first to launch nationally by a Canadian courier company. Additionally, Purolator’s new electric delivery vehicles feature a Ford F-59 […] More

Duramag to Build and Upfit Electric Vehicle Vocational Bodies For Firefly ESVs, Further Demonstrating Its Service Body Design and Application Flexibility

DuraMag, a brand of The Shyft Group’s Specialty Vehicles business unit, announced it will engineer, manufacture, and install vocational body upfits for ev Transportation Services’ (evTS) FireFly vehicles, making the all-electric lightweight utility vehicle well […] More

DHL Express Deploys Nearly 100 New Lightning Electric Delivery Vans in US

DHL Express, providing international shipping services, continues to make investments to meet its goals for emissions reduction and climate protection. After a pilot program with Lightning Electric vans, DHL plans to deploy another 89 EVs […] More

Mack LR Electric Eligible for Incentives to Improve Total Cost of Ownership

Mack Trucks announced that the Mack® LR Electric model, the OEM’s first fully electric refuse vehicle, is eligible for multiple incentive packages in the US and Canada, including $120,000 per vehicle through the California Hybrid […] More

VMAC Sponsors Four Scholarships for Vancouver Island University Engineering Students

VMAC will provide four $1,000 scholarships for Vancouver Island University (VIU). The scholarships will go to students entering the second year of either the Engineering Transfer or Engineering Technologist program. VMAC has committed to the […] More

Maintenance Technicians in High Demand as TA Truck Service Expands Operations

TravelCenters of America will expand its team of expert technicians at its nearly 250 TA Truck Service centers nationwide. The company invites candidates to apply at open interviews held at TA Truck Service centers nationwide, […] More

Cummins Launches Online Store for its Genuine Parts and Products

Cummins launched its new online store giving customers a way to shop for Genuine Cummins parts and products. “With the launch of shop.cummins.com, we are excited to offer yet another way for our brand-loyal customers […] More

“I’ve Saved $8 Million with Propane Autogas”

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) offers a new webinar that will allow fleet directors to hear directly from their peers about how propane autogas can benefit their fleet. The webinar, titled “Propane Autogas – Fuel […] More

Peterbilt Launches EV Operating Cost Calculator

Peterbilt Motors Company introduced an EV Operating Cost Calculator for prospective Peterbilt electric vehicle customers. Hosted on peterbilt.com, the calculator allows prospective customers to evaluate the Total Cost of Ownership of a Peterbilt electric model. […] More

Fuel Ox LLC Introduces Fuel Ox Infinity Lube Enhanced with Patented Metal Conditioner that Improves and Sustains Equipment Performance and Efficiency

Fuel Ox LLC, fuel additive manufacturer, unveiled a solution to maximize equipment performance and sustainability called Fuel Ox Infinity Lube™. Fuel Ox formulated the Infinity Lube line of lubricants with a patented technology that goes […] More


Proterra, an innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, and Lightning eMotors announced a collaboration. The purpose is to power the Generation 4 Lightning Electric Transit commercial van using Proterra’s industry-leading battery technology. The Lightning Electric […] More

EV Connect Pilots First Vehicle-to-Grid Charging Project in the Midwest

EV Connect, a California-based software-as-a-service company, announced its collaboration with the Indiana-based Battery Innovation Center (BIC) and Energy Systems Network (ESN). The collaboration aims to deploy Indiana’s first large-scale, Vehicle-to-Grid-capable charging system, supporting school bus […] More

Winter Equipment Offers Complete Lineup of Gravel Road Maintenance Products

Winter Equipment offers a complete lineup of gravel road maintenance products to help keep roads even, safe, and maintained after harsh winters. The road grading equipment includes carbide-tipped milling tools, grader blades, scarifier boards, and […] More

Hino Trucks and Cummins Announce Medium and Heavy-Duty Engine Offering

During Work Truck Week, Hino Trucks announced intent to produce medium- and heavy-duty trucks with Cummins engines for North America. As a result, Hino intends to offer Cummins B6.7 and L9 engines in its L […] More

New M5 Magnetic Catches from Southco Hold Panels snd Doors in Place

SOUTHCO®, a leader in engineered access hardware, introduced a new magnetic catch that combines strength and style. Constructed of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the M5 Magnetic Catch combines a polished finish with the power of rare […] More

Isuzu Announces Major Enhancements to N-Series Diesel Trucks for 2022imy

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced running changes that will enhance its 2022 interim model year N-Series diesel trucks. Isuzu announced the trucks—designated as model year 2022i—during the NTEA’s Work Truck Week 2021 virtual […] More

Fontaine Modification Establishes GM Bailment Pool to Provide Ready-to-Work Chevrolet Medium-Duty Trucks to Dealers

GM approves Fontaine Modification’s Springfield, Ohio, location for a bailment pool. This approval is part of the General Motors Fleet Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer program. The pool will make it efficient to order work-ready Chevrolet trucks […] More

Link Obtains Hadley’s SmartValve and SAMS Brands, Integrated Dynamic Suspension Control Business and More

Link Mfg., Ltd., announced it has finalized an agreement acquiring valve and suspension control product lines and related expertise from Hadley Products Corp. Hadley’s brands include SmartValve Electronic Height Control System and Smart Air Management […] More

ORIGOSafeDriver Launches on the Geotab Marketplace

ORIGOSafeDriver, a Virginia-based technology company, announced the launch of its latest cell phone safety solution on the Geotab Marketplace, a go-to source for top organizations seeking to better manage their fleets. Joining Geotab with ORIGO […] More

Phillips 66 Lubricants Launches e-Shield Line for Electric Vehicles

Phillips 66 Lubricants announced the launch of Phillips 66 e-Shield, high-performing lubricant solutions to optimize electric vehicle performance and protection. The Phillips 66 e-Shield line includes system fluid, grease, and coolant designed to fulfill the […] More

EchoMaster Fleet Solutions Exhibits at Work Truck Week 2021

EchoMaster Fleet Solutions will showcase its full-service solution capabilities for fleet, commercial, and OES at NTEA Work Truck Week 2021. EchoMaster Fleet Solutions is a full-service provider with a passion for engineering efficient solutions for […] More

Unlimited Parameter Updates Available with Volvo, Mack

Mack Trucks and Volvo customers can make unlimited parameter updates through Mack Over the Air (OTA) and Volvo’s Remote Programming. “With an unlimited number of parameter updates, we allow customers to proactively change settings to […] More

Ram Launches Fifth and Final Phase of US Armed Forces-inspired, Limited-edition ‘Built to Serve’ Trucks

Ram Truck announced the fifth and final installment of its “Built to Serve Edition” trucks will open for orders this month. Production is slated for the second quarter of 2021 at Ram’s Sterling Heights (Michigan) […] More

J&M Sanitation Deploys BYD, Amrep Electric Refuse Trucks

J&M Sanitation in Kuna, Idaho, deployed two all-electric Class 8 refuse trucks, the first such battery-electric, zero-emission vehicles in Idaho. The trucks replace two current diesel vehicles, resulting in cleaner air and a lower carbon […] More

Check Out More Than 100 New Commercial Truck Products at Work Truck Week 2021

Thanks to the virtual nature of Work Truck Week 2021, industry professionals can now learn about more than 100 new commercial truck products now with more to debut when the event goes live next week. […] More

Driver Technologies Selects HONK for a Co-branded Roadside Assistance Solution

HONK Technologies, the digital platform connecting drivers and towing professionals, announced that it is now managing a co-branded roadside assistance program for Driver Technologies. This New York-based tech company provides AI-based automotive technology that transforms […] More

Peterbilt Launches Updated Vocational Models 567 and 520

Peterbilt Motors Company delivers significant updates to the vocational Model 567 and 520 trucks. Find the key updates in the new VMUX electrical system. This system delivers enhanced functionality and seamless integration with many different […] More

The Shyft Group’s Builtmore Contract Manufacturing Selected to Produce New Options in Isuzu’s Commercial Truck Lineup

Builtmore Contract Manufacturing, owned and operated by The Shyft Group, a leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for ecommerce-driven parcel delivery, as well as the broader commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets, […] More

Shell Rotella Introduces Portfolio of Carbon Neutral Engine Oils in North America

Shell Rotella® announced it will offer customers carbon neutral lubricants for heavy-duty engines in North America. Existing products, Shell Rotella® T6 Full Synthetic and Shell Rotella® T5 Synthetic Blend engine oils will now be carbon […] More

EnerSys Marks 25 Years of ODYSSEY Battery Production with Year-long Activities

EnerSys® celebrates the 25th Anniversary of ODYSSEY® batteries by taking a look back on the journey toward success. Through a series of digital activities launching throughout 2021, EnerSys will highlight special ODYSSEY battery moments over […] More

Phoenix Motorcars Deploys First All-electric Service Truck to City of Woodland, California, in Collaboration with Pacific Gas and Electric

SPI Energy Co., Ltd., a global renewable energy company and provider of solar storage as well as electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics, and utility customers and investors, announced Phoenix Motorcars, a […] More

JASPER Offers GM 6.6-L Duramax LML Running Complete Diesel Product Line

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announced the availability of its remanufactured GM Duramax 6.6-L LML Running Complete diesel engine. This engine is officially available for 2011-2016 Silverado and Sierra 2500 and 3500 models. “This engine has […] More

See What’s New And What’s Next from Top Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers at Work Truck Week™ 2021 Exclusive OEM Update Sessions

Learn what 13 of North America’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers have planned for 2021 and beyond at exclusive OEM Update Sessions during Work Truck Week 2021 (WTW21) Tuesday, March 9–Thursday March 11. WTW21, presented by […] More

Sensata Technologies Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Xirgo Technologies

Sensata Technologies, provider of solutions that create insight for customers, acquired Xirgo® Technologies Intermediate Holdings, LLC for $400 million. Xirgo is a telematics and data insight provider with annual revenue expected to exceed $100 million […] More

Winter Equipment Launches New Website to Improve Customer Experience

Winter Equipment recently launched a new website to improve its customers’ experience and provide better functionality. Winter Equipment improved its new mobile-friendly website’s navigation to provide multiple options for users to gain more information on […] More

CARDONE Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Recertification

CARDONE Industries, Inc., a leader in the automotive aftermarket, announces its recent achievement of ISO 9001:2015 recertification. The certification covers the process system at CARDONE’s major manufacturing, engineering, handling, and distribution facilities across the US […] More

Worksport Broadens Development with Advanced TerraVis COR Portable Solar & Battery System for Global Market Launch

Worksport Ltd has expanded the development of its advanced TerraVis COR™ mobile energy storage system (ESS) that recharges via solar or conventional A/C power. It is an outgrowth of its ground-breaking TerraVis™ tonneau cover system, […] More

Ranger Design Expands Fleet Upfit Solutions for Clients

“For over 30 years, Ranger Design has grown its position as an industry leader in van solution manufacturing for small and large fleets,” says Peter Young, head of business development. “We now look to build […] More

Fontaine Modification Approved as a Bendix Authorized Upgrade Center

Fontaine Modification was named a Bendix Authorized Upgrade Center (AUC). This designation means Fontaine personnel at all 10 of its locations across the United States are trained to properly install as well as support Bendix […] More

Study Shows Propane Outpaces Electric for Carbon Footprint in Trucks

A new comparative analysis analyzes the carbon footprint of medium-duty and heavy-duty (MD-HD) engine vehicles powered by propane and electricity. The analysis, Decarbonization of MD-HD Vehicles with Propane, found that propane-fueled MD-HD internal combustion engine […] More

XL Fleet Partnering with Curbtender to Develop All-electric and Plug-in Hybrid Refuse Trucks

XL Fleet Corp announced a partnership with Curbtender, a leader in Under CDL refuse trucks and automated side loader collection. Under the agreement, the companies will develop battery electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) […] More

Link Introduces 42-inch-wide, 108-inch-long, Spring-assisted Folding Aluminum Ramp

Link Mfg., Ltd. announced the introduction of its versatile new LB20-42-108SA spring-assist ramp. The new 42-inch-wide ramp fits neatly between the company’s current 36- and 47-inch offerings. This allows more ramp width without blocking door […] More

Stertil-Koni Incorporates Touch Screen Control Technology in Full Vertical Rise Platform SKYLIFT

Stertil-Koni announced it incorporated its advanced, full-color, touch-screen control console into the company’s highly acclaimed full vertical rise platform SKYLIFT. Using the system—called the ebright Smart Control System—the real-time operation and monitoring of the SKYLIFT […] More

NTEA Announces Truck Equipment Electrical Basics Online Courses

NTEA launched Truck Equipment Electrical Basics, a new online course series developed in partnership with e-learning platform Electude. NTEA designed this offering to provide the industry with fundamental understanding of electrical theory as well as […] More

Teletrac Navman Announces AI Dual Dashboard Camera as the Latest Addition to Its Hardware Lineup of Fleet Management Solutions

Teletrac Navman, a global telematics software-as-a-service provider that leverages the latest location-based technology for managing mobile assets, announced the release of its AI Dual Dashboard Camera, a powerful AI-enabled smart dashcam with forward- and driver-facing […] More

New ROUSH CleanTech Electric Truck Achieves Key California Incentive

ROUSH CleanTech’s battery electric Ford F-650 achieved the California Hybrid and Zero-emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) listing. The California Air Resources Board (CARB), in partnership with CALSTART, launched the California HVIP vehicle […] More

ACT Expo Announces 2021 Live Event Return with Daimler, Penske and Shell as Presenting Sponsors

Organizers of the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest advanced transportation and clean fleet event, announced that the 10th annual conference and expo will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern […] More

Sewell Fleet Management Partners with HONK for Concierge-level Roadside Assistance

HONK Technologies, a digital platform connecting drivers and towing professionals, announced it now manages roadside assistance for Sewell Fleet Management. Sewell is a Texas-based company providing an innovative approach to fleet management with simple and […] More

Spireon Launches FL360 with Optional FL Dashcam to Streamline Fleet Operations

Spireon announced the availability of the new FL360™, a modular vehicle tracking hardware device with the all-new, optional FL Dashcam. Surfsight™, a solution of Lytx®, a global leader in video telematics, enables the FL Dashcam. This […] More

Mack Enhances Axle Warranty for Normal, Heavy-Duty, and Severe-Duty Applications

Mack Trucks enhanced its standard Mack® axle warranty for Model Year 2022 Mack models, extending time and mileage coverage to improve the total cost of ownership for customers. Vehicles covered under the axle warranty include […] More

Winter Equipment Offers Pegasus Expandable Plow Cutting Edge System

Winter Equipment offers its Pegasus™ expandable plow cutting edge system that features an all-in-one, hybrid solution. Designed for reliability, the Pegasus system consists of Winter Equipment’s Razor® cutting edge combined with its WinterFlex® rubber wings. […] More

Work Truck Week 2021 Schedule Announced, Registration Open

NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry shares information about what to expect at Work Truck Week 2021 (WTW21). WTW21 is a new online event for the commercial vehicle industry happening March 8–12, […] More

TecNiq Inc. Announces New California Mid-Turn Light

TecNiq Inc. announced the release of its T90 California Mid-Turn Lights. The T90 features seven LEDs with an output of 245 lumens. The T90 is a heavily used light for vehicles over 30 ft, including […] More

Booster Fuels Tapped to Service Inauguration Fleets

Booster, a same-day mobile fuel delivery service, was tapped to fuel essential fleets during inauguration week. Booster will deliver fuel to government and business vehicles during an important security operation ahead of Inauguration Day. The […] More

Mack Over the Air Updates Now Standard with Driver Download Activation Feature

Mack Trucks announced that its driver-activated Mack® Over The Air (OTA) updates feature is now standard on the Mack Anthem®, Pinnacle™ and Granite® models, enabling customers to implement software updates themselves at a time when […] More

Motiv Power Systems Secures $20 Million From Crescent Cove Advisors, LP

Motiv Power Systems announced that it has secured $20 million in financing from Crescent Cove Advisors, LP. In 2020, Motiv had record customer orders and secured $15 million in funding from GMAG Holdings Corp. This funding […] More

CM Truck Beds introduces new Gen 2 SB Service Body

CM Truck Beds introduced its new Gen 2 SB Service Body. Building on its SB model, CM added several upgrades that make the new SB even better suited to users’ needs. “We’re pleased to debut the […] More

Monroe Truck Equipment Acquires Southern Coach Commercial and Custom Vehicle Upfitting

Monroe Truck Equipment announced the acquisition of Southern Coach Commercial and Custom Vehicle Upfitting in Kernersville, North Carolina. Monroe Truck Equipment founded the acquisition on many great congruencies between the two companies. As a result, […] More

New Heavy-duty Reel Covers Protect Reels From the Elements

Designed to withstand the rigors and abuse of daily use, new covers from Reelcraft protect reels from the elements. The high-quality polyester fabric with PVC coating resists puncture and tears as well as abrasion. Additionally, […] More

Stertil-Koni Production Facility on Track to Produce 15,000th Mobile Column Lift in 2021

Stertil-Koni announced its production facility in Streator, Illinois, is on track to produce its 15,000th Mobile Column Lift in 2021. The significance of the milestone at the facility, Stertil ALM, is important. While Stertil-Koni offers […] More

NTEA Announces Climate Change Policy

NTEA—The Association for the Work Truck Industry announced a climate change policy. It continues the Association’s commitment to facilitating productive use of alternative fuels and advanced technologies for commercial vehicles. The policy also explains how […] More

McLaren Doors Photo Contest

McLaren Doors presents a photo contest for all McLaren Door owners. Simply submit a photo of your McLaren door with a caption to info@mclarendoors.com to win a cash prize. The deadline to submit photos is […] More

Dakota Bodies Unveils Second Generation Service Body

Dakota Bodies announced the release of its new weld together service body. From what started the company in 1997, the traditional weld together design has seen many improvements over the years. Dakota Bodies recently introduced […] More

TecNiq Inc. Announces New Grille Lights

TecNiq announces its all-new K30 Series Grille Lights. Each light includes a passive heat-resistant body as well as high-powered LEDs that provide up to 100,000 hours of performance. The K30s come in either a three […] More

XL Fleet Expands Electrification Solutions Portfolio to Ford F-550 Chassis to Meet Strong Customer Demand

XL Fleet expanded its electrified powertrains to include a hybrid electric drive system for the Ford F-550 Super Duty chassis. XL Fleet developed and brought the system to market within six months to meet a […] More

New Generation 4 Lightning Electric Transit Class 3 Van Introduced by Lightning eMotors

Lightning eMotors, provider of commercial electric vehicles for fleets, announced the debut of a new model of its popular Class 3 Lightning Electric Transit Van. The new, longer-range Lightning Electric Transit Van is the fourth […] More

Toco Warranty Chooses HONK to Manage its Roadside Assistance Program

HONK Technologies, the platform connecting drivers, towing professionals, and insurers, announced it will manage roadside assistance for Toco Warranty starting early 2021. Toco’s services include roadside assistance, and the company wanted to make the process […] More

Mack Defense Partners with XPER for Spare Tire Carrier and Transparent Armor on M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck

Mack Defense and XPER partner to provide a Spare Tire Carrier (STC) and armor for M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT). XPER is a worldwide leader in transparent and opaque armor solutions, LED lighting, and vehicle accessories. […] More

Urban Commercial Zero-emission Vehicle Company Lightning eMotors to List on New York Stock Exchange through Merger with GigCapital3, Inc.

Lightning eMotors, provider of complete electrification solutions for commercial fleets, and GigCapital3, Inc., a technology, media and telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity (PPE)™ corporation, announced a business combination that will result in Lightning eMotors becoming a […] More

Optronics Introduces LED Combination ID Light Bar with Integrated Utility and Scene Light

Optronics International, a leading manufacturer of vehicle harnesses, electronic control systems, and LED lighting for the global transportation industry, announced the introduction of its MCL80RCB LED Combination ID Light Bar and Utility Light. The lamp […] More

ATG’s Haulin’ 4 Hunger Program Doubles Commitment to Help Fight Hunger, Expands Support to Meet Increased Need

Food insecurity in New England could increase by nearly 50% in 2020 due to the pandemic. In response, Advantage Truck Group (ATG) announced it will double its commitment to fight food insecurity through Haulin’ 4 […] More

Alsco Uniforms North America Launches Fleet Electrification Program with Motiv Power Systems

As fleets nationwide transition to all-electric vehicles for last-mile deliveries, Motiv announced the deployment of four all-electric step vans with Alsco, a global uniform service company. These zero-emission step vans are built on Motiv’s EPIC […] More

ATW Acquires Dakota Bodies

ATW® recently announced the purchase of custom truck body manufacturer Dakota Bodies™. The acquisition expands the ATW Truck Equipment business unit, adding to its growing flatbed and service body manufacturing capabilities. “For years, ATW has partnered with Dakota […] More

The Peterbilt Store Opens New West Columbia, South Carolina, Facility

The Peterbilt Store recently opened a new facility in West Columbia, South Carolina. Located on 11-acres just off I-26 at Exit 119, construction on the state-of-the-art, 40,000-sq-ft facility began in early 2020. Compared to the previous […] More

Worksport Announces Participation in the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference

Worksport will present at the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference taking place on December 8 and 9, 2020. The company invites shareholders as well as all interested parties to explore small cap investment opportunities through two […] More

Motiv Power Systems Debuts Fifth Generation Medium-Duty Electric Chassis

Motiv Power Systems announced its newest generation of EPIC chassis for medium-duty electric fleets. The fifth generation EPIC F-59 and E-450 chassis have reduced the total number of components in the electric powertrain by 30%, […] More

PACCAR Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Engine Manufacturing in North America

PACCAR recognizes its Columbus, Mississippi, engine factory for 10 years of manufacturing excellence and a strong commitment to its community. “PACCAR is very proud of the Columbus, Mississippi, engine factory’s achievements in the first 10 […] More

XL Fleet Launches Its XL Grid Division with Charging Infrastructure Solutions

XL Fleet, a vehicle electrification solutions company, announced a partnership with a commercial EVSE (electric vehicle supply equipment) supplier. This partnership announcement begins the launch of its XL Grid division. XL Grid will provide charging […] More

Winter Equipment Improves Razor XL Carbide Snowplow Cutting Edge System’s Wear Bar

Winter Equipment improved the wear bar on its Razor® XL Carbide Snowplow Cutting Edge System due to positive customer feedback from the recent improvement to its Patriot® Cutting Edge System. Rated for department of transportation […] More

Mack Trucks, Goodyear Partner on Contest to Name the Mack Granite Hauling the Goodyear Blimp

Mack Trucks launched its promotion of Goodyear’s social media contest to name the Mack® Granite® model hauling the Goodyear Blimp. Winners receive a ride on the Goodyear Blimp as well as an opportunity to see […] More

Transfer Flow Introduces 50- and 80-Gallon Diesel Refueling Tanks

Transfer Flow, fuel tank manufacturer, introduced two new refueling tanks for diesel fuel. The 50- and 80-gallon fuel tanks fit full-size pickups and come with mounting hardware, fuel cap, and rollover valve. Additionally, they work […] More

XL Fleet Expands XLP Plug-in Hybrid Electric Drive System for Use in Multiple GM Fleet Applications

XL Fleet announced its XLP™ plug-in hybrid technology will expand for use across a range of fleet vehicles from GM. XL expects shipping to begin on select configurations of the Silverado/Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 […] More

Tritium Unveils World First Scalable Electric Vehicle Charging Platform

Tritium, a leader in DC fast charging technology for electric vehicles (EVs), launched its MSC hardware platform. This is the first platform to enable truly scalable EV charging networks anywhere in the world. The MSC […] More

DHL Expands Green Fleet with Launch of Electric Vehicles in US

DHL forges ahead with its emissions reduction goals launching four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the United States. DHL will pilot the trucks in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday […] More

Work Truck Solutions Partners with SpinCar to Bring Advanced Digital Merchandising Technology to the Commercial Vehicle Industry

Work Truck Solutions and SpinCar, digital vehicle merchandising software, partner to bring virtual 360-degree WalkArounds® to commercial vehicle retailers. SpinCar is the first and only digital merchandising provider to offer commercial sellers the ability to […] More

Reading Truck Group Announces Acquisition of Rayside Truck & Trailer

Reading Truck Group announced the acquisition of Rayside Truck & Trailer (Rayside), based in West Palm Beach, Florida. Rayside is a well-established regional work truck body, equipment, accessory, and trailer upfitter and dealership. With the […] More

Peterbilt Model 520EV Now Available for Customer Orders

Peterbilt announces the Model 520EV is now available for customer orders. Customers can configure the Model 520EV through the SmartSpec® sales tool and order at a Peterbilt’s dealership. Peterbilt expects production to start by Q2 […] More

Kenworth Awarded New Four-year Cooperative Government Purchasing Contract with Sourcewell

Kenworth Truck Company has won a new, four-year Cooperative Government Purchasing Contract with Sourcewell. The cooperative contract expands sales opportunities for new Kenworth trucks to more than 77,000 Sourcewell members throughout the US. “Our new […] More

Spireon Activates Live Tracking for the 2020 US Capitol Christmas Tree

Spireon launched real-time tracking of the US Capitol Christmas Tree as it makes its way from the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National (GMUG) forests in Colorado to Washington, DC. For 50 years, the USDA […] More

Motiv Power Systems Receives Follow-up Order for Electric Delivery Trucks from Bimbo Bakeries USA After Successful Pilot

Motiv Power Systems announced a renewal of its partnership with Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU), the largest bakery in the United States. This follows a successful 12-month pilot of five Motiv-powered electric trucks that performed well […] More

Advantage Truck Group Expands Operations with Acquisition of Freightliner Trucks Franchise and Freightliner of New Hampshire Dealerships

Advantage Truck Group (ATG), Daimler Trucks North America dealer network in New England, announced it the completed acquisition of the Freightliner Trucks franchise of Freightliner of New Hampshire and its full-service dealerships in Lebanon and […] More

Active-duty and Veteran Military Invited to Receive a Free Meal on Veterans Day

TravelCenters of America Inc. invites active-duty military, veterans, and reservists to enjoy a complimentary meal on Veterans Day. Participating quick service restaurants and Country Pride and Iron Skillet locations will serve complimentary meals on Wednesday, […] More

Autocar’s DC-64D Work Truck is Perfect for Construction

In 1897, Autocar debuted its first work truck “Autocar No. 1,” a tricycle powered by a one-cylinder gasoline engine. The company that invented the American work truck now debuts an innovative new product line and […] More

Mack Trucks Adds Apple CarPlay, Updated Seats to Improve Driver Comfort, Productivity

Mack Trucks improves driver comfort and productivity with Apple CarPlay for Mack® infotainment and updated Mack Premium Comfort 2.0 seats in Mack Anthem®, Pinnacle™, and Granite® models. Both new features are now available for order. […] More

Continental Ships First Truck Tires from Clinton, Mississippi Plant

Continental shipped the first tires from its greenfield plant in Clinton, Mississippi, less than four years after the initial groundbreaking. The Clinton plant produces large truck and bus tires for the North American market. It […] More

Teletrac Navman Recharges the Market with New Electric Vehicle Fleet Solution

Teletrac Navman added a web-based automated AI tool to its suite of software solutions. This tool is aimed at supporting fleet operators with the shift to electric vehicles. Fleets want to adopt cleaner vehicles to […] More

Stertil-Koni Salutes Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, World Food Program, Launches Joint Fundraising Effort for WFP

Heavy-duty vehicle lift manufacturer Stertil-Koni saluted Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the World Food Program (WFP), in efforts to confront hunger. Stertil-Koni also announced a joint fundraising effort—working with its distributor network and employees across North America—to […] More

Winter Equipment Improves Patriot Steel Snowplow Cutting Edge System’s Wear Bar for Increased Durability and Longevity

Winter Equipment improved the wear bar on its Patriot® Steel Snowplow Cutting Edge System. The wear bar is a one-piece, high-quality, cast steel design with increased hardness filled with Winter® Carbide Matrix™. This provides up […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Introduces CDL Discount

Hot Shot’s Secret announces a 10% discount applicable to all products on its website for qualified CDL drivers. Active duty and retired military and first responders already receive a Hot Shot’s Secret discount. Now US-based […] More

ROUSH CleanTech Deploys Class 6 Battery Electric Vehicles

ROUSH CleanTech will provide Penske Truck Leasing with all-new Ford F-650 battery electric vehicles for deployment across Southern California. “Penske has been expanding its battery electric fleet for the past several years,” says Paul Rosa, […] More

Fontaine Modification Certified to Install EZ Trac All-Wheel Drive Systems

Terra Drive Systems has named Fontaine Modification a certified installer of its EZ Trac® hydraulic all-wheel drive system. EZ Trac improves traction and maneuverability for on-highway and severe service vocational trucks without altering OEM cab […] More

Peterbilt Recognized for Outstanding Leadership Investment in Denton

The City of Denton, Texas, recognized Peterbilt Motors Company for Outstanding Leadership Investment in Denton for 2020. Peterbilt has been a member of the Denton community for 40 years. The Economic Development Partnership Board of […] More

NTEA Provides Update on Work Truck Week 2021

NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry announced it will not be possible to produce Work Truck Week in its traditional in-person format next year. The event, originally scheduled March 9–12, 2021, in […] More

Power Solutions International 8.8-L Ultra-low NOx Propane Engine Receives EPA Certification

Power Solutions International, Inc. (PSI) announced certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB). The EPA and CARB granted certification for PSI’s 8.8-L ultra-low nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission propane […] More

BYD Brings Zero-emission Refuse Collection to Sunshine State

BYD announced the City of Ocala, Florida, will add five Class 8 battery-electric refuse trucks to its fleet. This makes it one of the first cities in Florida to adopt BYD’s innovative zero-emission technology. The […] More

Spiffy Partners with SparkCharge to Deliver On-demand EV Charging

Get Spiffy, Inc. (Spiffy), an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, announced a partnership with SparkCharge to deliver on-demand electric vehicle charging. The Roadie portable charging system by SparkCharge fights a lack of EV […] More

Lightning Systems Renames Company Lightning eMotors, Expands to Meet Growing Demand for Medium-Duty Commercial EVs

Lightning Systems, provider of complete electrification solutions for commercial fleets, announced the expansion and new name of the company to Lightning eMotors, effective immediately. “When we originally selected Lightning Systems as our name, our product […] More

Peterbilt Announces New Four-year Contract with Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Program

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the award of a new four-year contract with Sourcewell. The contract provides Sourcewell members the opportunity to procure Peterbilt trucks while satisfying the requirements of the traditional bid process. The Sourcewell […] More

Graco to Host a Fluid Chat with Stories of Success with the Latest in Automatic Lubrication

Graco Inc. hosts a free fluid chat event showcasing customers’ successes using the latest in automatic lubrication equipment. Join Graco’s product experts on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 10 am CT to be part of […] More

LSI Chemical Introduces TotalArmorW7

LSI Chemical introduces TotalArmorW7, a new winter blend diesel fuel aftermarket additive formulated to ensure complete operability in freezing temperatures while also improving other important characteristics of diesel fuel. TotalArmorW7 provides consistent winter operability and […] More

Mack Trucks Awarded Sourcewell Contract

Sourcewell, a cooperative purchasing agency awarded a contract to Mack Trucks. With the contract Sourcewell offers competitive pricing and volume discounts on Mack® trucks to over 50,000 public and governmental agencies. The contract allows Sourcewell […] More

EV Connect Partner Program to Deliver Best-in-class Electric Vehicle Charging

Building on the success of improving charge station reliability through its groundbreaking EV Charge Station (EVCS) Certification Program, EV Connect announced a new partner program to simplify charge station deployment, improve the ownership experience for […] More

JASPER Offers Remanufactured Ford 6.2-L Engine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announces the availability of the Ford 6.2-L engine for the following applications: 2010-2014 Ford F-150/Raptor 2011-2019 Ford F-250/F350 2017-2020 Ford E-350/E450 2015-2020 Indmar Marine (Raptor Engine) One of the main objectives […] More

Volvo Group Named One of the 2020 World’s Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Fortune

The 25 World’s Best Workplaces stand out with exceptional employee experiences, high-trust relationships, and workplaces that are fair and equal. Given the historic challenges of the past year, The Volvo Group’s position is especially impressive. […] More

Yokohama Tire to Increase Prices on Commercial Truck Tires

Yokohama Tire Corporation announced a price increase of up to 6% on select commercial truck tires sold in the US. The price increase goes into effect December 1. This includes drive, all-position/steer, and trailer tires. […] More

AAMCO Announces Partnership with Fleetio

AAMCO, transmission specialists and a leader in total car care for nearly 60 years, joins forces with Fleetio, a modern fleet management provider that uses the latest web-based and mobile technology to reduce downtime and […] More

Reading Truck Group to Feature Aluminum Classic II in Upcoming Webinar

Reading Truck Group will feature the latest upgrades to its flagship aluminum service body, the Aluminum Classic II in its next installment of the new “Driving What’s Next” webinar series on October 22. Some models […] More

Fluid Truck Orders 600 Lightning Electric Vehicles

Lightning Systems, provider of electrification solutions for fleets, announced Fluid Truck will incorporate 600 Lightning Electric vehicles onto its platform. Availability starts in Q4 2020. Fluid Truck, a truck rental platform, empowers businesses to rent […] More

Kenworth and PacLease Offer Special Lease Financing for New Kenworth K270E and K370E Battery-Electric Vehicles

Kenworth and PacLease announce a special introductory lease program for the new Kenworth K270E and K370E battery-electric vehicles. The six-year lease features lower monthly payments in the first year, followed by a regular payment for […] More

CM Truck Beds Introduces New Hotshot Trucking Body

CM Truck Beds has added another innovation to its lineup with the debut of the specialized Hotshot model. CM designed this single-piece steel truck body for ultimate strength and durability. It features an industry-best hauling […] More

Seifert Takes Winning Bid on 2020 Trailer for a Cause Auction Benefitting the Lymphoma Research Foundation

Felling Trailers conducted its eighth annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a non-profit organization. This year’s benefit recipient was the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF). A bid of $4,650 won […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Everyday Diesel Treatment Now Available at AutoZone, O’Reilly Auto Parts, and Advance Auto Parts

One of Hot Shot’s Secret’s best sellers, Everyday Diesel Treatment (EDT), is now available in three new brick and mortar retail locations—AutoZone®, O’Reilly® Auto Parts, and Advance Auto Parts® nationwide. Additionally, EDT is available at over […] More

Marion Body Works Launches Express Body Program

Marion Body Works, manufacturer of commercial truck bodies, fire and emergency apparatus, custom cabs, and defense vehicles, launched the Marion Express Body Program for customers seeking stock body solutions with the fastest turn-around time in […] More

First Mack LR Electric Model Begins Service with New York City Department of Sanitation

Mack Trucks turned over keys to its Mack® LR Electric demonstration model to the New York City Department of Sanitation. The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will put the truck through rigorous, real-world […] More

Employee-developed “Know & Go” Mobile App Debuts on 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

Ram Trucks announced the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX will be the first FCA vehicle to feature the new Know & Go mobile app. The app, pitched by a group of FCA employees during the company’s […] More

User-focused Heavy-duty Equipment Hauling Solution, Felling’s Low Pro Limited Tags

Felling Trailers, Inc. adds the Low Pro Limited to its deck-over tag model line. “Our engineers improved on our already award-winning design to create a heavy-duty, extremely user-focused construction tag trailer while incorporating all of […] More

Superior Signals’ Cold Weather LED Work Lights Now Available

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI) introduced a new line of LED work lights specifically designed for cold climates. In low temperature environments, the temperature control will increase light output, wattage, and current draw. The results are […] More

PERC Resource Highlights Maintenance Advantages of Propane Autogas

To highlight the ease of propane autogas vehicle maintenance, the Propane Education & Research Council released a new online resource for fleet owners interested in lowering their maintenance costs and downtime. “Propane autogas provides fleets […] More

Nikola Announces Leadership Transition

Nikola Corporation announced that Trevor Milton proposed to voluntarily step aside as executive chairman and from the board. The board appointed Stephen Girsky, former vice chairman of General Motors Co. and a member of Nikola’s […] More

Ram Launches Third Phase of US Armed Forces-inspired, Limited-edition ‘Built to Serve’ Trucks

Ram Truck announced production of the third installment of “Built to Serve Edition” trucks will begin next month at its Sterling Heights (Michigan) Assembly Plant. Ram celebrates America’s five land, sea, and air-based armed forces […] More

Mack LR Electric to Begin Production in 2021

Mack Trucks announced plans to commercialize the Mack® LR Electric, its refuse model equipped with a fully electric Mack drivetrain. Orders for the Mack LR Electric will open in Q4 2020 with deliveries beginning in […] More

Stertil-Koni Awarded Five-year GSA Contract Extension for Vehicle Material Handling Equipment

Stertil-Koni announced a five-year extension of its General Services Administration (GSA) contract for Vehicle Material Handling Equipment. The contract is effective through 2025 and includes Stertil-Koni’s portfolio of heavy-duty lifts, related accessories, as well as […] More

Fleetio Announces Addition of Discount Tire to Its Maintenance Provider Network

Fleetio, a fleet maintenance software platform, announced the addition of Discount Tire to its Maintenance Provider Network. Fleetio’s Maintenance Provider Network powers its Shop Integration feature, which automates third-party maintenance processes from repair order approvals […] More

Peterbilt Model 220EV Eligible for $95,000 CARB HVIP Voucher

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the 2020 Peterbilt Model 220EV is now eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) program by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). All Peterbilt Model 220EVs sold to customers […] More

Webasto’s HFT 300 and HFT 600 Air Cleaners Feature Filtration to Battle Airborne Pathogens in Vehicles

Webasto North America announced the introduction of its HFT 300 and HFT 600 high-efficiency air cleaners. The lightweight, compact, cylindrical units use medical-grade HEPA-14 filtration media. Owners can install them almost anywhere inside vehicles and […] More

Volvo Trucks Salutes Professional Truck Drivers Leading United States’ Economic Recovery

Volvo Trucks North America celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, recognizing the industry’s 3.5 million professional drivers. Professional drivers serve as a lifeline, transporting food, fuel, medications, and other goods, especially this year under pandemic […] More

DanaAftermarket.com Features Instructional Video Series, Extensive Literature Library

Automotive professionals can learn to get the most of Dana Incorporated’s e-commerce platform with DanaAftermarket.com’s instructional videos. The website also features an extensive literature library that provides in-depth product attribute information. “For those new to […] More

Mopar Makes It Easy to ‘Step’ into Ram Truck

Mopar now offers multiple ways to enhance the functionality and utility of the Ram Truck lineup. The brand’s latest retractable center-mounted bed step further enhances Ram 1500’s exclusive multifunction tailgate. The factory-backed step offers customers cargo-access […] More

Snow, Ice, Sand and Mud: Kinedyne Enhanced Grip Link Tire Chains Help Trucks Go Farther

In recent years, many commercial truck tires have evolved to include a broader surface face and extra-deep treads. Kinedyne redesigned Grip Link tire chains to include additional links on the side chains as well as […] More

LSI Chemical Introduces ArcticArmor523 Cold Flow Improver for Diesel Fuel

LSI Chemical now offers a cold flow improver additive for any diesel or biodiesel blend to improve cold weather performance. This diesel fuel additive significantly improves the operation of any diesel engine in extreme temperatures. […] More

Worksport Provides Latest Updates on Additional TerraVis OEM Discussions and Private Label Revenue Growth

Responding to interest from its TerraVis™ solar panel, Worksport provided a general update to its audience of interested stakeholders. TerraVis provides users with a fully integrated, scalable cargo bed experience meeting owners’ needs as they […] More

America’s Aging Trailer Fleet Gets a Lift from Stertil-Koni Kingpin Crossbeam Adapter

As large trucking operators grapple with how to conserve costs associated with maintaining an extensive fleet of trailers in a lackluster economy, one cleverly engineered piece of equipment from bus lift and truck lift leader […] More

Ram 1500 and Heavy Duty Limited Night Editions Expand 2021 Ram Truck Lineup

For model year 2021, Ram Truck introduces new Limited Night Editions for Ram 1500 and Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. These models enhance the well-appointed Limited trim, offering buyers a wide selection of exterior appointments […] More

PRO-VISION Announces Acquisition of Zone Defense

Pro-Vision Video Systems, a leader in mobile video solutions, announced the completed acquisition of Zone Defense. Zone Defense specializes in the development, engineering, and manufacturing of advanced vision systems for the automotive and fleet industries. […] More

Worksport Enters into $70 Million OEM Agreement for TerraVis with US Based EV Truck Manufacturer

Worksport Ltd (Formerly Franchise Holdings International Ltd), announces more details from its late-stage agreement. The agreement, presently in active negotiations, to supply the Worksport TerraVis tonneau cover system with solar power integration to a US-based […] More

SSI Introduces Snowplow Blade Lights

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI) unveils its LED snowplow light collection. Included among that offering is the LED04 Series. Bringing you lights developed with the latest technology, SSI wants to help you prepare for anything Mother […] More

Planet Underground Joins The Utility Expo’s Orbit

Planet Underground, provider of information about underground utility safety, and The Utility Expo join forces. The collaboration brings the “Roundtable Live!” event to Louisville every other year as “The Jobsite, presented by Planet Underground.” The […] More

Peterson’s 358 Series adds Surface-mount Versatility to its LED Interior Lighting

Peterson Manufacturing expanded its line of USA-made LED interior lighting with the new 358 Series. The 358 Series is a lower-profile, flat-back bar light. It is ideal for surface mounting to any trailer center ceiling, […] More

Peterbilt and PacLease Offer Special Lease Financing for Model 220EV

Peterbilt announces a special introductory lease offer on the Peterbilt Model 220EV through PacLease. The six year lease features a lower monthly payment for the first year. Then it transitions to a regular payment for […] More

Mack Highlights Features, Benefits of Mack MD Series for Customers during Virtual Event

Mack Trucks recently hosted a virtual deep-dive session about the Mack® MD Series of medium-duty trucks for more than 300 people who represented more than 200 different municipalities and companies, as well as their Mack […] More

Leadership Panel on the State of the Fleet Industry Takes Place at NAFA’s Virtual I&E

NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA), the vehicle fleet industry’s largest membership association, announces a can’t-miss I&E general session spotlighting fleets’ purpose and challenges both for today and tomorrow. Registration for the 2020 Virtual Institute & […] More

Spiffy Brings Fleet Management Solutions to Six New Markets

Get Spiffy, Inc. (SpiffyⓇ), an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, announced its expansion into six new markets. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Spiffy has continued to grow its mobile car care operations throughout the […] More

Navistar Announces Partnership with In-Charge Energy to Provide Charging Infrastructure and Consulting Services for Electric Vehicle Customers

Navistar announced its NEXT eMobility Solutions business unit signed a master services agreement with In-Charge Energy. In-Charge, an energy solutions company, will provide charging infrastructure and consulting services to Navistar and its electric vehicle customers. […] More

Lightning Systems Lowers Prices of Electric Powertrains While Adding, Enhancing Features

Lightning Systems will lower prices of 2021 battery and fuel cell electric vehicles by 10-50% for Class 3-8 vehicles. In addition to lower prices, zero-emission vehicles from Colorado’s Lightning Systems also will have new features, including: […] More

Link Introduces ROI Cabmate Aftermarket Kits for Top Makes and Models

Link Mfg., Ltd. announced the availability of aftermarket kits for its ROI Cabmate Semi-Active Cab Suspension. Link designed and engineered the kits to replace factory-installed suspensions with intelligent cab suspensions featuring Road Optimized Innovation (ROI) […] More

OnStar Business Solutions is the New Hub for All Things Fleet Management

AdOnStar takes its more than 20 years of safety and security expertise and expands its offerings to meet the needs of fleet managers and small business owners in a new, more seamless way. Available now, […] More

New Kinedyne Video Series Teaches the Basics of Cargo Securement

What type of strap is required to secure construction materials? What does a winch do, and why is it important? And what key components make up a tarp tie? Finally, how do you choose the […] More

Kenworth Introduces New Options for T270 and T370 Medium-duty Conventional Trucks

Kenworth offers new options for Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty conventional trucks. Kenworth approved the roll-back flatbed body for use with the Kenworth AG210L single-axle rear suspension on the T270 and T370. The Kenworth AG210L […] More

New Mack® MD Series to be Supported by Best-in-Class Body Builder Resources

Mack Trucks announced that its extensive body builder resources will also support the Mack® MD Series. This ensures the same unmatched level of support provided for its Class 8 vehicles. The Mack Body Builder Support […] More

Motiv Power Systems Secures $15 Million in Funding from GMAG Holdings Corp.

Motiv Power Systems, a company delivering all-electric chassis with a proven software platform for the electrification of medium-duty trucks and buses, announced it has secured $15 million of additional funding from GMAG Holdings Corp. The […] More

Teletrac Navman Launches Next Generation AI-Based Real-Time, Predictive Telematics Platform – TN360

Teletrac Navman announced the release of its next generation solution TN360. Powered by artificial intelligence, TN360 delivers telematics functionalities in real time, providing businesses with simplified, smart, predictive, and actionable insights. “The digital transformation of […] More

Introducing TerraVis: The Solar Panel Tonneau Cover

Worksport™ launched a new website releasing information on a brand new tonneau cover system with solar power integration. The site is now home to information on the TerraVis™ system—a platform for versatile and cost-effective solar […] More

Lubrication Specialties Inc. Forms LSI Chemical®

Due to explosive growth in sales in multiple markets of LSI’s performance additives and oils and custom lubricant solutions for industrial clients, Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) announced LSI Chemical®. The mission is to become an […] More

Third-party Testing Reveals Significant Fuel Savings Using Michelin Energy Guard Combined with X One Tires

Independent third-party certified fuel-economy testing by Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions (MVTS) confirmed that the MICHELIN® Energy Guard system coupled with a Michelin X One tire package demonstrated a combined fuel savings of 17.01 gallons/1000 miles1. […] More

Red Hook Terminals to Deploy Largest Electric Truck Fleet on US East Coast

Red Hook Terminals ordered 10 BYD 8Y all-electric yard tractors from BYD’s local truck dealer, Hudson County Motors. This zero-emission fleet will deploy at Red Hook Terminal’s intermodal yard in Port Newark, New Jersey. It […] More

New Tritium DC Fast Charger Powers Electric Vehicles to 80% in 15 Minutes

Electric vehicle (EV) charging is now closer to the speed of a gas station visit with Tritium’s DC fast charger. The RT175-S smart charging system powers EVs to an 80% charge in 15 minutes on […] More

Peterbilt Model 220EV Now Available for Customer Orders

Peterbilt announced the Model 220EV is now available for customer orders. Future owners can configure the Model 220EV through the SmartSpec® sales tool and order at a dealership. The brand expects customer deliveries to start […] More

Navistar Announces New Facility for Its NEXT eMobility Solutions Business Unit in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Navistar announced a new facility in Rochester Hills, Michigan, which will house its NEXT eMobility Solutions business unit. The building, about 30 miles north of Detroit, will serve as the technical lead location for NEXT. […] More

Peterbilt Wins Two Manufacturing Leadership Council Awards

Peterbilt Motors Company received two prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards from the National Association of Manufacturers. The awards recognized the plant’s leadership in manufacturing as well as Peterbilt’s efforts in diversity. The Association awarded the Operational […] More

Valvoline Launches Premium Blue One Solution Gen2, Enhancing Multi-Engine Heavy Duty Innovation

Valvoline announced the launch of Valvoline™ Premium Blue One Solution™ Gen2. This is the brand’s second iteration of its heavy-duty engine oil first released in 2018. Valvoline developed the new Premium Blue One Solution Gen2 […] More

Miller Releases New Wireless Interface Control for Engine Drives

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC announced the release of Wireless Interface Control as an option on Trailblazer® and Big Blue® welder/generators. Wireless Interface Control provides full control of the machine in the operator’s hand, so they […] More

Worksport Announces Launch for TerraVis Solar Charging System for Pickup Trucks

Worksport Ltd (Formerly Franchise Holdings International Ltd) announces the global launch of its TerraVis™ System. The add-on solar accessory will electrify conventional trucks and provide a meaningful charge for electric pickups and other light trucks. […] More

Electrical Contractor Adds FT-6Rs to Fleet, Allows for Optimal Equipment Use

Southland Electric, Inc. is a San Diego based commercial and industrial electrical contractor that serves the Southern California region. The company does electrical work for Cox Cable, San Diego City Schools, San Diego Gas & […] More

Michelin Introduces Digital Services Platform

In 2018, Michelin created its Services and Solutions division addressing business challenges and providing innovative solutions for sustainable connected mobility. In support, Michelin introduces its cloud-based platform—MAESTROTM—creating a stronger, more effective relationship between service providers, […] More

Mack Dealer Vanguard Increases Footprint with Opening of Georgetown, Texas, Facility

Mack Trucks dealer Vanguard Truck Centers recently opened a new facility in Georgetown, Texas. This expands the Centers’ sales and service support for the rapidly growing region north of Austin, Texas. The 19,288 sq-ft facility […] More

Peterbilt’s Denton Plant Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas, manufacturing plant celebrates its 40th year of operation. Since its beginnings in August 1980, Peterbilt’s Denton plant has become the main manufacturing facility for the brand. The Denton plant was built with […] More

Octillion Power Systems Debuts New EV Battery-Leasing Plan

Octillion Power Systems, provider of advanced lithium-ion storage systems for electric mobility, announced a new demonstrator program for battery leasing. The program allows fleet customers to lease batteries when they purchase vehicles. Under the program, […] More

Wallwork Kenworth – Williston Relocates to New Full-Service Dealership

Wallwork Kenworth relocated its current Williston, North Dakota, operation to a larger full-service facility. The goal of the move is to meet the growing demand for Kenworth trucks and services in Western North Dakota. The […] More

NTEA’s Green Truck Association Celebrates 10 Years

Green Truck Association (GTA), an NTEA affiliate division, commemorates its 10th anniversary this year. Since its establishment in 2010, GTA has made significant strides in improving work truck efficiency and productivity through the development and […] More

Stertil-Koni Continues Support of New York-based Bailey’s Café with Additional $5,000 Donation

Stertil-Koni has continued its support of Brooklyn, New York-based Bailey’s Café, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, with an additional $5,000 donation. The funds support a collaborative, creative, and enriching summer program that engages young people […] More

Kenworth TruckTech+ Adds Remote Diagnostics Extended Subscription Option for Medium-duty Conventional Models

Kenworth TruckTech+® Remote Diagnostics now offers an extended subscription coverage option. New Kenworth medium-duty conventional models equipped with PACCAR PX-7 and PACCAR PX-9 engines are eligible for the option. Fleets and operators receive Kenworth TruckTech+ […] More

Phoenix Motorcars Deploys Electric Cargo Truck to Service Family Owned Business in Sacramento

Phoenix Motorcars, manufacturer of medium-duty all-electric buses and trucks, delivered its first ZEUS 500 Electric Cargo Truck to C&V Contractors. The Sacramento Emergency Clean Air & Transportation Grant Program (SECAT) funded the deployment. The deployment […] More

IPA Launches Innovative Specialty Blow-Gun Set

Products of America® (IPA®) introduced three new, innovative, and versatile blow guns in a three-piece Specialty Blow-Gun Assortment (#8055). The BlowBack™ Gun cleans debris from the bottom of a bolt hole and out of all […] More

Lightning Systems Launches New Energy Division to Provide Charging Solutions for Fleets

Lightning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles, announced the launch of Lightning Energy. Lightning Energy is a division of the Colorado-based company that offers charging technologies and services to commercial and […] More

Peterbilt Dealers Focus on Service to Help Drive Uptime

To eliminate downtime, Peterbilt dealerships continually increase their focus on delivering a level of service that is a class above. Peterbilt dealers invest in growing service abilities through new locations, upgraded facilities, remodels, and expanded […] More

Holman Enterprises Announces Partnership with Lordstown Motors

Holman Enterprises, a global automotive services organization, announced a new partnership with Lordstown Motors, an Ohio-based original equipment manufacturer of all-electric, light-duty fleet vehicles. The partnership will help introduce the Lordstown Endurance™, an all-electric commercial […] More

Mack MD Series Trucks Begin to Roll Off Line at RVO in Preparation for Full Production

Mack Trucks began production of its MD Series trucks at its Roanoke Valley Operations (RVO) facility in Roanoke Valley, Virginia. Full production of the Mack MD Series is scheduled to begin September 1, 2020. Pictured […] More

Jersey City to Receive First Electric Refuse Trucks

Hudson County Motors and BYD announced they will provide all-electric refuse trucks to the City of Jersey City, New Jersey. These will be the first all-electric refuse trucks on the US East Coast capable of […] More

Nikola Corporation Breaks Ground on Coolidge Multi-Product Factory 4.0 Manufacturing Facility

Nikola Corporation is one step closer to bringing a 1 million-sq-ft manufacturing facility to Coolidge, Arizona. An official groundbreaking ceremony was held on July 23 on its approximate 430-acre parcel. The ceremony included speakers from […] More

SmartDrive Introduces SmartSense for Speeding for Conditions and Sitting Duck to Address Emerging Areas of Concern for Fleet Safety

SmartDrive Systems announced the release of SmartSense™ for Speeding for Conditions and SmartSense for Sitting Duck. This offering features never-before-available capabilities to support and protect drivers. Tested by nationally recognized fleets, these intelligent driver-assist offerings […] More

Stertil-Koni Compressed Air Piping System Boosts Productivity for Techs Using Pneumatic Tools while Operating Heavy-duty Vehicle Lifts

Maintenance technicians using Stertil-Koni 4-Post and SKYLIFT platform lifts increasingly turn to the company’s Compressed Air-in-Platform Kit to boost productivity. Here’s how it works: The compressed air piping system from bus lift and truck lift […] More

FCA and Waymo Further Expand Autonomous Driving Technology Partnership and Sign Exclusive Agreement for Light Commercial Vehicles

FCA and Waymo announced they have taken the next steps in the expansion of their successful autonomous driving technology partnership. Waymo will work exclusively with FCA to develop and test Class 1-3 commercial vehicles for […] More

Reading Truck Group Launches Mid-duty Master Mechanic Series Crane Body

Reading Truck Group announced the addition of the new Master Mechanic 20-Series (MM 20-Series) to its crane body lineup. Reading designed the MM20-Series to equip Class 3 to 5 chassis with up to 4,000 lbs […] More

Neste Opens Four Fueling Stations to Benefit West Coast Businesses

Neste, producer of renewable diesel, announced it opened four new fueling stations in California, providing greater accessibility to renewable diesel. The fueling stations are open 24/7 and provide a seamless and quick customer experience. Neste […] More

JASPER Offers Remanufactured Chrysler 5.7L Hemi MDS-Delete Engine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announced the availability of the Chrysler 5.7L Hemi MDS-Delete engine. It is available for 2009 to 2014 Ram 1500. However, this engine is currently not for sale or use in California. […] More

Isuzu Now Has Dealerships in All 50 States

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. welcomed its newest dealership, located in Casper, Wyoming. As a result of the addition of Isuzu Truck of Wyoming, the company now has dealerships in all 50 states. The […] More

Felling 2020 Trailer for a Cause Auction Dates Set for September

Felling Trailers conducts its eighth annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a nonprofit organization. Lymphoma Research Foundation is the 2020 recipient. Felling Trailers wants to generate awareness about lymphoma […] More

Volvo Trucks’ Virtual Walk-Arounds Enable Customers to Review Truck Models Live and in High Definition

The Volvo Trucks Customer Center in Dublin, Virginia, will conduct live presentations of new Volvo Trucks models via video conference. This is due to physical distancing and travel restrictions currently in place due to COVID-19. […] More

Autocar to Produce Six New Advanced Safety Features for Refuse Driver Safety

Autocar commits to producing a tool that not only protects your greatest asset, your drivers, but also enables them to do the rough work the work truck industry requires with safety, comfort, and efficiency. With […] More

NAFA’s 2020 Institute & Expo Virtual Conference Opens Registration

NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) announces open registration for the 2020 Institute & Expo (I&E) Virtual Conference, September 14-17. Register now. NAFA pivoted from an in-person event to an online model. This was to ensure […] More

EV Connect Partners with Greenlots to Enable Access to EV Charging Stations across North America

To improve the electric vehicle (EV) driver experience, EV Connect and Greenlots, a member of the Shell Group, have announced the completion of the driver roaming integration between the companies’ charging networks. EV Connect smartphone […] More

Fisker Inc. to List on NYSE through Merger with Apollo-affiliated Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp.

Fisker Inc. and Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp. (Spartan) (NYSE: SPAQ), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) (together with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”), announced a definitive agreement that […] More

Leading OEMs Present New Model Year Updates at NTEA’s Virtual Truck Product Conference

Major chassis manufacturers will share the latest commercial vehicle updates at NTEA’s 2020 Truck Product Conference. This virtual, multi-day conference will be held Tuesday, September 22 through Thursday, September 24, 2020. Attendees can gain insights […] More

Coxreels Offers a Variety of Stainless Steel

Coxreels® offers various stainless steel grade choices to its customers, ideally servicing exact specification needs. Coxreels offers complete stainless steel reels and powder-coated steel reels with stainless steel fluid paths. Now customers can choose between […] More

Marion Body Works Seeking Accountable, Creative Employees

Marion Body Works, national manufacturer of commercial truck bodies, fire and emergency apparatus, custom cabs, and defense vehicles, seeks top talent to support its growing customer base. Marion calls on innovative individuals who can uphold […] More

SKF Recognized as a Supplier of the Year by American Axle & Manufacturing

American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) recognized SKF as a Supplier of the Year for 2019 at AAM’s 26th Annual Supplier Day, held virtually from Detroit. AAM recognized SKF for continued and consistent exceptional performance. The […] More

McLane Deploys Zero-Emission Class 8 Trucks Further Reducing Carbon Footprint

Orange EV and McLane Company, Inc. announced the deployment of Orange EV T-Series pure-electric terminal trucks to the McLane Foodservice distribution center in Riverside, California. Deploying heavy-duty zero-emission vehicles furthers McLane’s Green Advantage initiatives to […] More

Navistar Partners with Samsara to Deliver Integrated Fleet Solution

Navistar has partnered with fleet management solutions provider Samsara. Since pioneering OnCommand® Connection, an open-architecture, all-makes remote diagnostics solution, Navistar has committed to delivering simplified, powerful solutions for customers. The partnership allows International customers to seamlessly […] More

SSI Expands Inventory with SY4435-A

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI), announces the introduction of the SY4435-A. The addition of the SY4435-A, a stop/tail/turn light, is just one way SSI grows its offering to meet customers’ needs. While it may look like […] More

Optronics Presents Smart, Dimmable, Super-Bright, Ultra-Thin Opti-Brite Diamond Series LED Interior Lamps

Optronics International, a leading manufacturer of vehicle harnesses, electronic control systems and LED lighting for the global transportation industry, unveiled its new Opti-Brite Diamond Series LED Interior Lamps. The thin, surface-mount lamps are dimmable and […] More

Work Truck Solutions Provides Members of the NTEA with Free Services

Work Truck Solutions launched a program with the National Truck and Equipment Association (NTEA). In 2020, body and equipment manufacturers and distributors that are active NTEA members get free services from Work Truck Solutions. These […] More

SSI Goes Big with Thinnest LED Module Yet

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI), announces the arrival of the TLP6 and TLP12 LED modules. The TLP6 and TLP12 LED modules bring a big punch of light in a small package. These modules feature an ultra-thin […] More

Yokohama Tire’s New 714R Regional Pickup/Delivery Tire Now on Sale

Yokohama Tire’s all-new 714R™ will deliver year-round. Engineered for urban pick-up/delivery applications, the open shoulder drive tire is available in sizes 225/70R19.5 (14) and 245/70R19.5 (16). The 714R first debuted at the TMC show in […] More

NAFA Announces Virtual 2020 Institute & Expo

NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) announced its 2020 Institute & Expo will be an interactive, virtual experience from September 14-17. Amidst the uncertainty about events and travel restrictions due to COVID-19, NAFA pivoted from September’s […] More

Propane Council Introduces Online Resource Database for Fleets, Service Technicians

The Propane Education & Research Council created online learning resources with educational information about propane autogas for fleets and service technicians that are returning to work after recent shutdowns while navigating through new challenges. “The […] More

Nikola Badger Preorders Open June 29 at 11 am ET

In February 2020, Nikola Corporation, leader in zero-emissions and infrastructure solutions, made industry headlines when it announced its entry into the electric pick-up market with its advanced electric pickup, Nikola Badger, designed to outperform pickups […] More

Felling Acquires 2-Cell Gantry Robot, Increasing Production Efficiencies

In the fall of 2019, Felling acquired a 2-Cell Gantry Robot with Fanuc R-100iC Robotic Arms. The Gantry Robot addition helps to reduce lead times by increasing production capabilities and efficiencies. “Our (Felling Trailers’) goal […] More

EV Connect, Trillium Announce Completion of California’s Central Valley Electric Highway

Electric vehicle drivers traveling through California’s Central Valley now have more than 150 miles of State Highway 99 supported by fast-charging stations at three Love’s Travel Stops. The expansion is a result of a partnership […] More

DC Public Works Expands Biodiesel Truck Fleet with Optimus Technologies’ Advanced Fuel Systems

The Washington DC Department of Public Works (DPW) increased its number of fleet vehicles running on renewable pure biodiesel (B100). The Department achieved this by installing Optimus Technologies’ Vector System onto 17 new refuse trucks. […] More

Runnion Equipment Expands Knapheide Product Line

Runnion Equipment Company grew its product line by expanding its Knapheide body offerings. Runnion Equipment has used Knapheide bodies for its National Crane boom trucks and Palfinger knucklebooms for many years. Now, with its recent expansion, […] More

Kenworth T880 and W990 Add WABCO OnGuardACTIVE as Option

Kenworth now offers WABCO OnGuardACTIVE™ as an option for the Kenworth T880 and W990. OnGuardACTIVE is a driver assistance system that helps drivers mitigate or avoid rear-end collisions and provides adaptive cruise control (ACC). The […] More

Motiv Power Systems Delivers Nine Electric Box Trucks to Community Resource Project

Motiv Power Systems, a sustainable technology company delivering all-electric chassis with a proven software platform for the electrification of medium-duty trucks and buses, announced the deployment of nine electric box trucks with Community Resource Project […] More

SSI Expands Inventory with 53-inch Light Bar

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI) announces the addition of the SYLRLB-53 to its selection of light bars. This light bar is 53-inches long and a little under 5-inches wide. It features 20 replaceable LED modules and […] More

New York City Department of Sanitation Braves Unknowns to Keep City Safe, Clean during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) truly is a department that never sleeps; it’s evident through the extreme circumstances it has had to manage during the coronavirus pandemic. Refuse and recycling collection continues, […] More

Volvo Trucks Partners with Galfab and Fontaine Modification to Streamline Installation of Roll-Off Bodies

Volvo Trucks North America announces a collaboration between Galfab and Fontaine Modification. The collaboration makes roll-off bodies available for installation at the Fontaine Modification facility near the Volvo facility in Dublin, Virginia. The process enables […] More

Mack Trucks Partners with Life is Good to #ThankATrucker

Mack Trucks partnered with Life is Good to offer a limited-edition, #ThankATrucker Mack® T-shirt with proceeds benefiting the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund (SCF). SCF is a nonprofit offering financial assistance to ill or injured […] More

Winter Equipment Encourages Early Orders of Snowplow Equipment to Avoid Shortages

Winter Equipment encourages early orders of snowplow equipment in order to avoid shortages brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. As demand for snowplow equipment typically increases in late summer, some expect delivery times to also […] More

Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks Offer New Geotab Telematics Package for Fleets and Drivers

Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America announce a partnership with Geotab. The partnership offers an integrated, factory-fit telematics solution and best-in-class technology platform, providing comprehensive management, diagnostics, compliance, and driver support. “Geotab Connected by […] More

SSI Introduces the LED3200T Series Worklight

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI) announced the arrival of the LED3200T worklight series. This small LED work light, at just 7.09-inches long, 2.18-inches high, and 1.5-inchs deep, can fit into tight places. It has a total […] More

Kenworth Sales Company – Las Vegas Relocates to Newly Constructed Facility

Kenworth Sales Company – Las Vegas relocated its full-service dealership to a larger, newly constructed facility. The new location and facility will help meet increasing customer demands due to growth in the greater Las Vegas […] More

Mack Trucks’ Customers Take Starring Role in 2021 Mack Calendar

The truck lineup for the 2021 Mack Trucks Calendar is set after thousands of Mack fans cast their vote on Mack social channels to choose winners in six categories. Each winner will receive a professional […] More

Volvo Trucks Deploys First Pilot All-Electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

Volvo Trucks North America deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck in California. The pilot is part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project. Volvo’s LIGHTS project is a collaboration with […] More

Coxreels Offers Dual Hydraulic Reels

Coxreels®’ dual hydraulic reels, designed for use with hydraulic tools and accessories, are offered in two configurations; the MPD and the TDMP series. As with most Coxreels spring rewind reels, the dual hydraulic reels feature […] More

New Video Showcases What’s Next for Propane Autogas: Renewable Propane

In an effort to showcase the zero-emissions outlook of propane autogas, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) unveiled a new video highlighting renewable propane: the energy source for fleets now and into the future. […] More

ARI Set to Launch Virtual Learning and Webinar Series on June 16

ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced a four-part, interactive virtual learning and webinar series that provides comprehensive fleet management strategies intended to help organizations respond to […] More

Samsara Launches Integrated Fleet Management Solution for Ford Vehicles

Samsara announced a new integration with Ford Commercial Solutions as part of a continued effort to unlock the power of embedded telematics data for fleet customers. This launch ushers in a turnkey integration between Samsara and […] More

Bridgestone Launches Bandag MaxTread Line for Commercial Fleets

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. announced the introduction of the new Bandag MaxTread line designed to deliver reliability comparable to new tires1. The Bandag MaxTread line features quality Bandag retreads as a standalone, single unit tire solution, […] More

Northwest Equipment Sales Opens Mack Dealership in Burbank, Washington

Mack Trucks dealer Northwest Equipment Sales opened its fourth location, Tri-Cities, based in Burbank, Washington. The new facility will serve one of the fastest growing areas of Washington State. It will also extend Mack’s sales […] More

Ram Launches Second Phase of US Armed Forces-inspired, Limited-edition ‘Built to Serve’ Trucks

Ram Truck announced production of the second installment of the “Built to Serve Edition” trucks at its Sterling Heights (Michigan) Assembly Plant. Ram celebrates America’s armed forces branches with “Built to Serve Editions” of its […] More

Cooper Tire Unveils Two Roadmaster Tires for Van and Local Delivery Trucks

Cooper Tire’s introduced two new tires to its Roadmaster brand. This introduction bolsters its presence in “final mile,” pick-up and delivery, and emergency vehicle tire segment. The Roadmaster RM257™ drive and Roadmaster RM170+™ steer, both 19.5-inch […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Rebrands Transmission Stiction Eliminator to Shift Restore

Hot Shot’s Secret announces the immediate rebranding of Transmission Stiction Eliminator to Shift Restore. The brand selected the new name for the popular transmission additive as it more accurately describes the product’s primary consumer benefit […] More

Stertil-Koni Debuts Portable Air Over Hydraulic Jack for Field Use with 25-Ton Capacity

Stertil-Koni introduced its first portable air over hydraulic jack—ideal for servicing vehicles in the maintenance bay or on the road. Weighing only 60 lbs, the Model SKB25-2 is a lightweight, two-stage workhorse. Model SKB25-2 has […] More

Webinar on Creating Efficiencies, Eliminating Downtime, and Saving Money

Graco Inc., manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, hosts a free webinar discussing the benefits of simplifying fleet maintenance practices with on-vehicle automatic lubrication and high-quality in-shop fluid handling equipment. Register to learn how Graco’s lubrication […] More

InPower’s Latest Start/Stop Control Module Developed for Diesel GM/Navistar CV Vehicles

InPower developed the SS-GM-02 Start/Stop High Idle Control Module for chassis engine control for diesel-equipped General Motors and Navistar vehicles. The module is for 2019 and newer General Motors C2500 to C6500 and Navistar CV […] More

The Utility Expo is More than Just a New Name

John Rozum, show director of The Utility Expo (formerly known as ICUEE), shares a message to past and future attendees of the second-largest trade show in the US.   What started in 1964 in Elburn, […] More

PACCAR Parts Opens New Parts Distribution Center in Las Vegas

PACCAR Parts announced the opening of a new 250,000-sq-ft parts distribution center (PDC) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility, including a 20,000-sq-ft small parts mezzanine, opened in May, increasing parts availability and uptime to dealers […] More

Yokohama Tire Launches New All-position 504C Radial Tire

Yokohama Tire rolled out a new all-position radial tire, the 504C™. Yokohama engineered the 504C  with an undertread that handles the punishment of on- and off-highway applications. The 504C replaces Yokohama’s MY507™ and is available […] More

Stellar Industries Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

Stellar Industries, Inc., celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday, May 9. In the midst of today’s uncertainties, the manufacturer took a moment to recognize three decades of innovation that powers productivity. Three ambitious entrepreneurs, Francis […] More

Coxreels Shipping Program

As a result of customer feedback, Coxreels launched its “Coxreels Ship Ready” program. The brand’s desire and commitment to provide its customers with the highest level of quality reels is paramount. Just as important, is […] More

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. Discontinues New Truck Sales in US and Canadian Markets

After a reevaluation by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) in the US and Canada, MFTBC made the decision to shift to a service-focused operation. In addition to this shift, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Introduces Ford 6-L and 6.4-L PowerStroke Quick Install Frantz Bypass Oil Filter System

Hot Shot’s Secret introduces a quick-install Frantz Bypass Filter System for the Ford 6-L and 6.4-L PowerStroke. The system installs in five minutes and removes up to 96% of all wear particles from engine oil. […] More

Stertil-Koni Debuts Customizable “G-Series” Heavy-duty Mobile Column Lifts with Customer-specified Pick-up Points

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni announced the launch of its new “G-Series” Mobile Column Lifts. Stertil-Koni engineered the “G-Series” to solve the challenge of applications that demand special lifting adapter configurations with […] More

Info on How to Buy and Use a Car Lift on Updated Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Website

In keeping with its mission to promote the safe design, construction, installation, service, inspection, and use of vehicle lifts, the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) updated its website, www.autolift.org, to provide more resources to lift owners, […] More

Fuel-efficient Firestone Drive Tire Provides All-Weather Dependability and Helps Lower Costs for Commercial Trucking Fleets

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. announced the release of the Firestone FD692 drive tire, offering fleets a fuel-efficient, SmartWay-verified and California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant tire backed by the Firestone brand. Bridgestone engineered the tire with […] More

Peterbilt of Louisiana Group Opens New Dealership Location

The Peterbilt of Louisiana Group opens a new full service Peterbilt dealership in Gray, Louisiana. The new dealership is located along Highway 90 and Highway 316 at 325 Service Road Southwest. With its well-positioned location, […] More

Stertil-Koni Expands Heavy-Duty Shop Equipment Line with Models Engineered for Military Applications

Heavy-duty lift manufacturer Stertil-Koni announced the expansion of its heavy-duty shop equipment for servicing and repairing military vehicles. The company engineered the new products to perform flawlessly in the rigorous and demanding realm of military […] More

WAI Premium Alternators for Heavy Duty

WAI strives to meet the ever-changing needs of its customers in the heavy-duty market. This includes its commitment to be “first-to-market” with the latest coverage for 100% new heavy-duty alternators. WAI’s complete line of alternators […] More

Stertil-Koni Wheel Dolly Spurs Efforts to Minimize Back Injuries in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Boost Efficiency across North America

Statistics show that 80% of adults will experience a back injury in their lifetime. Additionally, statistics show that more than one million back injuries are sustained in the workplace each year. Yet one apparatus in […] More

Volta Power Systems Partners with Stellar Industries to Reduce Idling on Utility Service and Work Trucks with Li-ion Auxiliary Power System

As 23 states across the US continue to strengthen enforcement of anti-idling regulations to improve urban air quality, Volta Power Systems partnered with Stellar Industries to provide lithium-ion power systems that reduce idling from fleet […] More

JASPER Opens 50th Branch in Visalia, California

Jasper Engines & Transmissions opened a branch location in Visalia, California, to better serve the businesses and communities of the San Joaquin Valley. Situated between Fresno and Bakersfield, JASPER’s newest branch is located at 7940 […] More

Rasmussen Group Deploys SmartDrive 360 Safety Program to Reduce Accidents

SmartDrive Systems, a video-based safety and transportation intelligence platform, announced that The Rasmussen Group deployed the SmartDrive® video-based safety program with SmartDrive 360 and Extended Recording in two of its subsidiary companies, Concrete Supply and JMT Trucking. “Safety is a top priority […] More

Jasper Holdings, Inc. Announces ESOP Share Value

Associate-owner shareholders in the Jasper Holdings, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) were treated to another record-setting share value on May 5. JASPER® distributed a total of $17,097,741 in new shares to over 2,500 eligible […] More

Kienstra Ready-Mix Concrete Reports Reductions in At-fault Risks after 18 Months with SmartDrive

SmartDrive Systems, provider of video-based safety and transportation intelligence, announced that Kienstra Ready-Mix Concrete has experienced a reduction in at-fault collisions since rolling out the SmartDrive® video-based safety program in 2018. In addition to the […] More

Peterbilt Launches New Website to Recruit Next Generation of Service Technicians

Peterbilt Motors Company announces the launch of Peterbilt.tech, a website created solely to help individuals interested in a rewarding career as a Peterbilt service technician at one of Peterbilt’s over 400 dealer locations. Just as […] More

ICUEE Is Now The Utility Expo

When utility professionals converge in Louisville September 28-30, 2021, they will find more education, more equipment manufacturers, and service providers. At this place, everything will have the utility industry in mind, and now with a […] More

PRO-VISION Releases New Hybrid HD DVR for Commercial Fleets

PRO-VISION® Video Systems announced the release of its new 900 Series™ Hybrid HD DVR. The series combines 1080p HD recording and observation technology in one device for video coverage on commercial vehicles. The PRO-VISION 900 […] More

AMPLY Power Secures $13.2 Million to Unlock Electric Charging Infrastructure for Commercial Fleets

As cities and corporations accelerate their adoption of electric trucks and buses, AMPLY Power, a leader in charging solutions for fleets, has secured $13.2 million in financing from Soros Fund Management and Siemens Financial Services. […] More

TruckIT Launches New Web and Mobile App Platform Built for the Heavy Civil Supply Chain

TruckIT, a leading construction technology firm specializing in dispatching and electronic ticketing solutions, launched a comprehensive upgrade to its technology suite. The UI/UX redesign of the web portal and mobile app contains enhancements and features. […] More

Stertil-Koni Launches Heavy-Duty Shop Equipment Initiative

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader, Stertil-Koni, announced its launch of a new Shop Equipment initiative. The initiative broadens its product offerings in support of large-scale vehicle service and repair facilities across the US […] More

Spireon Wins 2020 Excellence in Customer Service Award

Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, announced it was named a winner of the 2020 Excellence in Customer Service Award, presented by Business Intelligence Group. Spireon won in the Organization of the Year category as it commits […] More

Polygon Announces PolySlide Composite Tubing for Pneumatic, Hydraulic Cylinders

Polygon Composites Technology, manufacturer of composite tubing solutions for bearings, dielectric applications, surgical devices, and more, announced PolySlide® Composite Tubing for pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders. PolySlide tubing replaces metallic material in a variety of cylinder […] More

Winter Equipment’s Xtendor Universal Plow Guard Available for Majority of OEM Snow Plows

Winter Equipment introduced its new Xtendor® Universal plow guard designed to fit Boss® snow plows along with most Douglas Dynamic (Fisher®, Western®, and SnowEx), Meyer®, and SnowDogg® snow plows. Some exceptions may apply depending on […] More

Alternative Fuel Tax Credit Retroactively Extended for Propane Autogas Vehicles

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) encourages propane autogas fleet operators to take advantage of the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit, which was recently passed by the US Congress as part of the Further Consolidated […] More

CarriersEdge Releases New Course on Cybersecurity

CarriersEdge, a provider of online driver training for the trucking industry, introduced a course to help truck drivers and office staff better understand how to protect personal and company information from cyberattacks. The online training […] More

WAI Premium Starters for Heavy Duty

WAI strives to relentlessly meet the ever-changing needs of its customers in the heavy-duty market. This includes a commitment to be “first-to-market” with the latest and most complete coverage for 100% new heavy-duty starters. WAI’s […] More

Felling Trailers, Inc. Announces Beneficiary of 2020 Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailers hosts its eighth Trailer for a Cause auction of an FT-3 Utility trailer to benefit a nonprofit organization. The goal is to bring awareness to nonprofits by donating 100% of the winning bid […] More

Jasper Offers Remanufactured Ford 3.5-L EcoBoost Turbo GDI Engine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions, a leader in remanufactured drivetrain products, announced the availability of the Ford 3.5-L EcoBoost Turbo GDI engine. This engine is available for the following Ford and Lincoln applications: 2011 – 8/26/2015 […] More

Propane Council Releases New Refueling Infrastructure Installation Video

The Propane Education & Research Council released a new online video that gives fleet owners an in-depth look at what happens during the installation of a permanent, on-site propane autogas refueling station. The video walks […] More

Mack Financial Services Offers Customers Competitive Finance Options for All Segments

Mack Financial Services (MFS) offers several enhanced finance programs to help customers of all segments during the current coronavirus situation. “We’ve always recognized how vital trucking is to society, but it’s never been as evident […] More

SmartDrive Shows Appreciation During Pandemic

During the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the public and medical personnel rely on commercial trucking more than ever. Drivers, dispatchers, fleet managers, and others in the industry go to heroic lengths to deliver medical supplies to […] More

Peterbilt Technician Institute Graduates Historic 75th Class

The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) program celebrated a the graduation ceremony of its 75th class of students. Eleven newly certified diesel technicians join PTI graduates currently in the workplace at Peterbilt service locations across North […] More