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16Aug2016

Carrier Supports Police with Special Wrapped Truck

On July 8, after five law enforcement officers were killed by a sniper the day before in Dallas, Wisconsin-based Contract Transport Services shared a message on its Facebook page. “On such a somber day for our nation, CTS is proud to put in service today our Police Wrapped truck,” said CTS President Curt Reitz in
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11Aug2016

Daimler trucks open office in Nairobi

Vehicle manufacturer Daimler is betting on cargo transport to remote off road locations to increase sales of commercial trucks in the central Africa region. It said the commercial vehicles that are marketed under the Fuso and Mercedes brands sold 6,000 units in the central Africa region in 2015. The company is targeting a four per
  • 11 Aug, 2016
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09Aug2016

Ford expanding truck plant in Louisville

Ford Motor Co. intends to boost the size of its stamping facility, body shop and materials handling at the Kentucky Truck Plant. In plans filed with Metro Louisville zoning officials, the company is seeking approval to add a total of 288,715 square feet at a handful of locations on its 413-acre site at 3001 Chamberlain
  • 9 Aug, 2016
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25Feb2016

Fontaine Opens New Truck Modification Center in Avon Lake, Ohio

Fontaine Modification Vocational Services has opened a new modification center in Avon Lake, Ohio, to provide modifications for Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks. The facility is located across the street from Ford’s Ohio Assembly Plant, where F-650/F-750 production moved from Mexico last summer. “Fontaine has put significant effort into developing modifications specifically for the all-new F-650/F-750
  • 25 Feb, 2016
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23Feb2016

Shell and Ryder Collaborate on Dedicated Natural Gas Vehicle Solution

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced that Shell Oil Company – one of America’s leading oil and natural gas producers, gasoline and natural gas marketers, and petrochemical manufacturers – signed an agreement for 15 liquefied natural gas (LNG) heavy-duty vehicles supporting oil and
  • 23 Feb, 2016
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18Feb2016

Fontaine Modification to Install FlowBelow™ Fuel-saving System for Fleets

FlowBelow Aero, Inc. has authorized Fontaine Modification Fleet Services to install and distribute its patented FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit™, a system of aerodynamic wheel covers and tractor tandem fairings. This agreement enables Fontaine to offer customers a complete aerodynamic system to manage the airflow around the rear wheels of a Class 8 tractor, providing significant fuel
  • 18 Feb, 2016
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16Feb2016

Ford plant in northern Ohio adds new truck to assembly line

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) – Ford is increasing truck production at its assembly plant near Cleveland. The automaker says its truck plant in Avon Lake will be making the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab. Ford says the move is needed to help its Louisville, Kentucky, truck plant keep up with demand for the
  • 16 Feb, 2016
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04Feb2016

Opposed-piston engine: New breakthrough with old tech?

While Tesla, General Motors, Nissan, BMW and other automakers doggedly push to bring battery-powered vehicles into the mainstream, Achates Power engineers are betting that an old technology could drastically improve fuel economy and reduce the size of future internal combustion engines. The company was launched in 2004 by James Lemke, a self-described “serial entrepreneur,” with
  • 4 Feb, 2016
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02Feb2016

Palaces for the kings of the road? Trucking firms hope to fill driver shortage by pimping out cabins for rigs that cost up to $240,000

Trucking companies are looking to fill hundreds of thousands of vacancies in their fleets by giving drivers a little bit more leg room for their cross-country journeys. The firms are paying truck manufacturers to make luxury living quarters that attach to the vehicles – with kitchen areas, satellite TVs, refrigerators, bathrooms and a bed. The
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28Jan2016

Caterpillar looks offshore with enhanced four-stroke range

First of these is a range of part load kits for the MaK M 32 E, developed specifically for offshore vessels, and available for both constant speed and variable speed operations. Both kits are claimed to combine lowest possible fuel consumption in the part load range with the highest possible power output at full load.
  • 28 Jan, 2016
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