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2014-08-25 08:21:14

Latest Upgrade Helps Businesses Remain Compliant with Hours of Service (HOS) Regulations DUBLIN and BOSTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), today announced the introduction of a new upgrade for its Fleetmatics REVEAL(TM) product, a business-intelligence based fleet management solution. Most notably, the latest...

food truck phenomenon
2014-08-19 04:48:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More than 4,000 food trucks service US cities with more than 100,000 residents, and according to the researchers behind a recent analysis of the vehicles, the quality of food they offer has increased significantly in recent years. Todd Schifeling, a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Michigan, and Daphne Demetry of Northwestern University took to Twitter to conduct a de facto census of up-scale food trucks in the...

2014-08-18 23:06:45

Typical delivery trucks have only been able to achieve 7.5 mph. E-Gen™ Breakthrough Technology Offers an Estimated 20 mpg equivalent in 14,500 – 19,500 lb. Medium-Duty Delivery Trucks Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 AMP Holding Inc., (OTCBB and OTCQB: AMPD, a medium-duty truck OEM, announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved its WORKHORSE E-GEN™ electric truck that employs an alternatively-fueled 2.4 liter engine as an emergency generator...

2014-08-17 00:20:15

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Jeffrey Langenhahn, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in Plover, Wisc., was named the 2014 Bendix Grand Champion at the 77th annual National Truck Driving Championships. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 "The National Truck Driving Championships competitors are the best of the best - the safest, most skilled and most knowledgeable among professional drivers," said ATA President and CEO Bill...

2014-08-14 08:20:28

~ Nation's Top Drivers to Experience the Power of Video and its Impact on Safe Driving SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, announced today that it is a sponsor of the National Truck Driving Championships, which will take place on Aug. 14-16 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. More than 400 top professional truck drivers from across the...

2014-08-12 12:21:40

CALGARY, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R13C0008) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the January 2013 collision between a tractor-trailer and a Canadian Pacific train at a level crossing was due to a number of factors, such as unfamiliarity with the route, a lack of compelling audio and visual cues at the crossing, and a restricted view from the truck's cab. The truck driver and two train crew members sustained minor...

2014-08-11 23:02:49

Through a sponsorship by Manhattan firm NextLevel Practice, Vera Abruzzi, 97 and a resident of North Brunswick, NJ, will experience one of her top “bucket list” items on Wednesday, August 13th at 10 am at Windsor’s Tractor Trailer Driving School in Linden, NJ by taking a driving lesson in an 18-wheeler. Linden, NJ (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 At 10 am on Wednesday, August 13th, corporate executives, family and friends of Mrs. Abruzzi will gather at Winsor’s specialized driving school...

2014-08-11 12:21:39

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent distributor of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Republic Diesel truck parts and service business. The acquisition includes Republic Diesel's heavy-duty parts and service operations in Jeffersonville, Indiana, as well as Kentucky locations in Louisville (Jennings Lane), Lexington, and Prestonsburg. Republic Diesel will...

2014-08-08 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has suspended the operating authority registration of Michigan City, Indiana-based Francisco Espinal Quiroz, which does business as Espinal Trucking, USDOT No. 2170514, for failing to cooperate in an investigation of the carrier's compliance with federal safety regulations. On July 21, 2014, a tractor-trailer operated by Espinal Trucking...

2014-08-07 12:30:31

Unreserved auction in Reno, Nevada features three 2012 Caterpillar 785D rock trucks; Tuscaloosa, Alabama auction features seven Caterpillar D11T crawler tractors LINCOLN, NE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, has a number of upcoming auctions featuring late model mining equipment, including unreserved public auctions this month in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (August 20) and Reno, Nevada (August 22) and...


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1919 GMC Truck Ad
2014-04-13 09:02:48

GMC is a division of American automaker General Motors (GM) that focuses on trucks and utility vehicles. William C. Durant, the founder of GM purchased the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company in 1909. The same year, Durant purchased the Reliance Motor Car Company. Rapid and Reliance merged in 1911 and GMC was formed in 1912. The first GMC truck went on exhibit in 1912 at the New York International Auto Show. Although 22,000 trucks were produced in 1912, only 372 were contributed by GMC. GM then...

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