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2014-01-16 16:20:14

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The vocational trucks, equipment, accessories and technology that will be used across a variety of industries this year and beyond will debut at The Work Truck Show(®) 2014, making it a can't-miss event for anyone attempting to gain an edge on the competition. More than 100 companies have already shared plans to introduce new products at The Work Truck Show 2014 through press conferences, in-booth product reveals and the New...

2014-01-10 16:20:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Friday thanked Governor Tom Corbett for his prompt action to temporarily waive certain restrictions on commercial drivers to help ensure uninterrupted deliveries of heating oil and propane gas. "We want to thank Governor Corbett taking this action to help petroleum product distributors meet our customers' demand for heating oil and propane as a result of the recent frigid temperatures and the snow...

2014-01-10 12:21:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure that much-needed heating fuel can reach Pennsylvanians with no interruptions, PennDOT has temporarily waived certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for the smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes. "With the repeated winter-weather events and bitterly cold temperatures Pennsylvania has endured recently, Governor Corbett has acted quickly so homeowners...

2014-01-09 12:28:21

LONDON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Forklift Industry Report, 2013 In 2012, the economy of China entered a stage for transition. As a result, the forklift industry failed to sustain the growth momentum in the preceding two years, with the annual sales volume decreasing by 8.0% year-on-year to 288,662 sets. In H1 2013, China's forklift sales volume hit 165,366 sets, up 8.3% compared with that in 2012....

2014-01-07 12:20:52

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Data Direct, Inc. (ADD), today announced the statewide launch of its unique tow management system, TOW123. Its web-based design allows tow and wrecker operators to control their entire business from any computer with internet access. "The development of TOW123 is a result of feedback we've received from our long-time customers who were looking for a simple, efficient, and cost-effective solution for all of the business tasks tow...

2014-01-03 12:21:06

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Tank Truck Carriers today named eight professional tank truck drivers as finalists in the selection process to become the recipient of the prestigious Usher Award recognizing the tank truck industry's professional driver of the year. The award is named for William A. Usher, Sr. of Louisville-based Usher Transport, Inc., for his extensive career in and service to the tank truck industry. NTTC member Baldwin & Lyons,...

2013-12-31 12:20:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared two Walterboro, S.C.-based trucking companies, CER Trucking, Inc., USDOT No. 196777, and Edward Risher Trucking, USDOT No. 685781, as well as its owner-driver, Clarence Edward Risher, Jr., to be imminent hazards to public safety and has ordered all three entities to immediately cease interstate commercial operations. "There is...

2013-12-23 08:21:18

Strong demand results in more than 4,500 medium-duty truck orders LISLE, Ill., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar, Inc. announced today that it has started customer shipments of its first International(®) DuraStar(®) vehicles with the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine. The first units were released from the company's Escobedo, Mexico assembly plant. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a) "The addition of the ISB to our portfolio in early September was...

2013-12-20 12:20:40

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7% in November, after falling 1.9% in October. October's decrease was less than the preliminary drop of 2.8% ATA reported on November 19, 2013. In November, the index equaled 128.5 (2000=100) versus 125.1 in October. November's level is a record high. Compared with November 2012, the SA index surged 8.1%, which is down...

2013-12-19 20:20:16

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To keep pace with the evolving advanced truck technologies and alternative fuels vehicle market, the Green Truck Ride-and-Drive at The Work Truck Show(®) 2014 will include a closed-access driving area in addition to the traditional open road test drive course. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131219/CL36755) The Work Truck Show, North America's largest work truck event, runs March 5-7 at the Indiana Convention Center in...


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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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