Pole Saws

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Pole Saws Published in: Date: By: Charles Peacock Pole saws are the answer to trimming hard-to-reach branches. If you find yourself trimming branches quite regularly (even if you’re not a professional), it’s probably a good idea to invest in pole saws. This can save you the effort of having to climb the tree or stand […]

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DewEze Introduces Clutch Pump Kit for 2011 Ford

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DewEze Introduces Clutch Pump Kit for 2011 Ford Published in: NTEA Date: 2/15/2010 DewEze (Harper, KS) is proud to introduce the first clutch pump kit available for the 2011 6.7L Ford diesel engine. As with previous kits, ease of installation is paramount in the design. This kit is minimally invasive of the oem system and […]

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$20 Million in Incentives for Climate-friendly Heavy-duty Hybrids Available Online

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$20 Million in Incentives for Climate-friendly Heavy-duty Hybrids Available Online Published in: NTEA Date: 2/12/2010 A ground-breaking California project designed to stimulate the purchase and use of medium- and heavy-duty hybrid trucks and buses has opened for business today at the website CaliforniaHVIP.org. The Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Program (HVIP) was created by […]

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Chevy rolls out 2011 Silverado heavy-duty pickup

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Chevy rolls out 2011 Silverado heavy-duty pickup Published in: FleetOwner Date: 2/10/2010 By: Sean Kilcarr Touted to offer 11% better fuel economy along with increased horsepower, torque, towing capacity and payload than its predecessor, General Motors officially took the wraps off its new 2011 model year Chevrolet Silverado Heavy-Duty (HD) pickup at the Chicago Auto […]

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GM Joins Ranks of Biodiesel Supporters With 2011 Diesel

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GM Joins Ranks of Biodiesel Supporters With 2011 Diesel Published in: Heavy Duty Trucking Date: 2/9/2010 General Motors has announced that its 2011 model year Duramax 6.6L turbo diesel engines will be fully compatible with a 20 percent blend of biodiesel (B20). The move covers all 2011 GM heavy-duty products, including Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, […]

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Ford Transit Connect Electric Commercial Van Helps Fleet Customers Go Completely Gas-Free

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Ford Transit Connect Electric Commercial Van Helps Fleet Customers Go Completely Gas-Free Published in: Ford Motor Company Date: 2/9/2010 * Ford Transit Connect Electric, a pure electric-powered version of the award-winning Transit Connect small van, goes into production in late 2010 * Ford is collaborating with Azure Dynamics Corporation to upfit the Transit Connect Electric […]

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Ford: First profitable year since ’05

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Ford: First profitable year since ’05 Published in: CNNMoney.com Date: 1/28/2010 By: Chris Isidore NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Ford Motor reported its first full-year profit since 2005 and said it expects to be profitable again in 2010. The automaker, which has outpaced the turnaround at both its domestic and some overseas rivals, said Thursday that […]

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Electric Trucks Before Electric Cars?

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Electric Trucks Before Electric Cars? Published in: The New York Times Date: 1/27/2010 By: MATTHEW L. WALD WASHINGTON – The biggest thing at the Washington Auto Show – quite literally – is a 22,000-pound electric truck. Two, actually. They have been built by Smith Electric Vehicles, an established British brand. The American company, a licensee […]

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More than 1,500 GM, Chrysler dealers challenge closings

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More than 1,500 GM, Chrysler dealers challenge closings Published in: Detriot News Date: 1/26/2010 By: David Shepardson Washington — More than half of General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC’s dealers that were ordered closed by the company appealed ahead of a midnight deadline set by Congress. India Johnson, a senior vice president at the […]

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More than 1,500 GM, Chrysler dealers challenge closings

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More than 1,500 GM, Chrysler dealers challenge closings Published in: Detriot News Date: 1/26/2010 By: David Shepardson Washington — More than half of General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC’s dealers that were ordered closed by the company appealed ahead of a midnight deadline set by Congress. India Johnson, a senior vice president at the […]

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Whitacre to become GM’s permanent CEO

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Whitacre to become GM’s permanent CEO Published in: Free Press Date: 1/25/2010 By: TIM HIGGINS General Motors’ board of directors, hoping to bring some stability to the Detroit automaker, has stopped its search for a new CEO and named Ed Whitacre as the permanent chief executive. Whitacre, who is also chairman, has served as interim […]

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Take a look at the ‘new’ Chrysler Chrysler’s union with Fiat is complete. Here’s a look at the new company and some of the products, like the redesigned Jeep Grand Cherokee, that it’ll offer.

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Take a look at the ‘new’ Chrysler Chrysler’s union with Fiat is complete. Here’s a look at the new company and some of the products, like the redesigned Jeep Grand Cherokee, that it’ll offer. Published in: CNNMoney Date: 6/10/2009 By: Peter Valdes-Dapena Chrysler took its first steps with Italy’s Fiat Wednesday, signing a deal and […]

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Freightliner M2e Hybrid enters propane service

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Freightliner M2e Hybrid enters propane service Published in: FleetOwner Date: 5/13/2009 Pennington Gas Service, based in Morenci, MI, is the first customer to put into daily hazardous-material delivery service a Freightliner Business Class M2e Hybrid. Pennington delivers propane to customers in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Company partner Keith Pennington first showed interest in the M2e […]

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Meyer Introduces Aggressive New Super-V2 Snowplow

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Meyer Introduces Aggressive New Super-V2 Snowplow Published in: NTEA Date: 5/12/2009 This summer, Meyer Products LLC (Cleveland, OH) will introduces its second-generation V-plow, the Super-V2, which features a 70-degree attack angle and a blade that tapers from 38″ to 30.5″ to provide excellent snow rolling and throwing action similar to that of a highway plow. […]

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Kenworths Renton Manufacturing Plant Receives Environmental Honor

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Kenworths Renton Manufacturing Plant Receives Environmental Honor Published in: NTEA Date: 5/12/2009 The Kenworth Truck Company (Kirkland, WA) manufacturing plant in Renton, WA was recently honored by the King County Industrial Waste Program. KenworthRenton received King Countys Commitment-to-Compliance Award for five consecutive years of outstanding compliance with the plants industrial wastewater discharge permit. It marked […]

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Volvo calls for larger trucks

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Volvo calls for larger trucks Published in: FleetOwner Date: 5/11/2009 By: Jim Mele BOSTON. Longer combination vehicles and heavier gross weight limits are needed to reduce the environmental impact of trucks while also addressing requirements for greater freight productivity, according to a top executive at Volvo Trucks North America. “We need to change public paradigms” […]

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Isuzu Commercial Truck Celebrates 25 Years in the U.S. Market

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Isuzu Commercial Truck Celebrates 25 Years in the U.S. Market Published in: NTEA Date: 5/8/2009 Cerritos, CA-based Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA) celebrated the 25th anniversary of Isuzu trucks in the U.S. market with a ceremony at the American Truck Dealers convention. The first Isuzu truck, a KS-22, arrived in America in March 1984 […]

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Whelen Engineering Announces Super-LED Work Lights

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Whelen Engineering Announces Super-LED Work Lights Published in: NTEA Date: 4/15/2009 Whelen Engineering (Chester, CT) announces the Pioneer Series Super-LED work lights that are rated to last 50,000 hours and provide remarkably bright light. Available in either spot or flood beam pattern, these versatile work lights feature stainless steel mounting hardware. Other features include: * […]

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InPower Introduces Programmable Switch Panel System

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InPower Introduces Programmable Switch Panel System Published in: NTEA Date: 4/10/2009 InPower LLC (Galena, OH) introduces its VCMS Programmable Switch Panel System, an advanced vehicle control system that enables 12-volt devices, such as interior lights, fans, fast idle controls and warning lights to operate from a single switch panel. With VCMS, system designers can control […]

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Parker Chelsea Introduces 277 Series PTO and Commercial G102 Series Dump Pump

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Parker Chelsea Introduces 277 Series PTO and Commercial G102 Series Dump Pump Published in: NTEA Date: 4/9/2009 Parker Chelsea (Olive Branch, MS), a leading power transfer solutions provider to the work truck market, makes power takeoff (PTO) and dump pump installation on Allison 3000 and 4000 series transmissions both simpler and more cost-effective. Through the […]

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Hino Trucks Partners with Outcast Kustoms of Trick My Truck

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Hino Trucks Partners with Outcast Kustoms of Trick My Truck Published in: NTEA Date: 3/19/2009 Hino Trucks (Novi, MI) today announced that it has partnered with the popular television series, Trick My Truck (TMT). This season, not only will Hino be a featured partner in the weekly national show, but the TMT team will once […]

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Alum-Line Introduces All-aluminum Dump Body

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Alum-Line Introduces All-aluminum Dump Body Published in: NTEA Date: 3/11/2009 Alum-Line, Inc. (Cresco, IA) is offering an industrial-built, all-aluminum 3-yd. to 4-yd. dump body. This lightweight body will put less stress on your truck and provide added hauling capacity. Also, the maintenance-free features and longevity of aluminum require much less upkeep and cost than steel […]

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Tommy Gate Launches New Flatbed, Stake and Van G2 Series

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Tommy Gate Launches New Flatbed, Stake and Van G2 Series Published in: NTEA Date: 2/17/2009 Tommy Gate Company (Woodbine, IA) introduces the Flatbed, Stake and Van G2 Series that includes the following features: * 1,600 lbs. capacity * Dual hydraulic cylinders * 50″ of travel * Closure-assist torsion bar * Maintenance-free bushings * Recessed control […]

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Service Trucks International Introduces Cabinet Auto-Locking System

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Service Trucks International Introduces Cabinet Auto-Locking System Published in: NTEA Date: 2/16/2009 Service Trucks International (Sioux Center, IA), manufacturer of Eagle Pro service and lube bodies, introduces its new Cabinet Auto-Locking System for service trucks. The Cabinet Auto-Locking System allows users to lock or unlock all the cabinet doors of their service body by pressing […]

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