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Nissan Offers 2017 Frontier With Work Truck Package

Nissan Offers 2017 Frontier With Work Truck Package

November 28th, 2016

Nissan is offering a "work truck package" with its 2017 Frontier mid-size pickup, which will ...

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GM Expanding Alt-Fuel Heavy-Duty Pickup Lineup

GM Expanding Alt-Fuel Heavy-Duty Pickup Lineup

November 28th, 2016

General Motors is expanding its lineup of heavy-duty pickups and vans fueled by compressed ...

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Mercedes-Benz Van Upfitter Program Now Underway

Mercedes-Benz Van Upfitter Program Now Underway

November 28th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz's MasterSolutions upfitter program has launched for Metris and Sprinter vans to ...

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NTEA Announces Updated 2017 Keynote Speakers

NTEA Announces Updated 2017 Keynote Speakers

November 28th, 2016

NTEA Announces Updated 2017 Keynote Speakers November 10, 2016 Print Share Terry Bradshaw ...

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Safety Tip: Preparing for Winter Driving

Safety Tip: Preparing for Winter Driving

November 28th, 2016

The first heavy snowstorm of the season caused two deaths and hundreds of crashes this past ...

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Ram edges out Chevy for number two spot in pickup sales

Ram edges out Chevy for number two spot in pickup sales

October 14th, 2016

In the highly competitive pickup market, Ram recently showed that having the best sales ...

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Texas Auto Writers Name Ford Super Duty 'Truck of Texas'

Texas Auto Writers Name Ford Super Duty 'Truck of Texas'

October 14th, 2016

The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) named the 2017 Ford Super Duty the 2017 “Truck of ... "

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Registration Open for 2017 Work Truck Show

Registration Open for 2017 Work Truck Show

October 14th, 2016

To gain perspective on the work truck industry’s evolving dynamics, it’s important to understand ...

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Navistar and VW Chiefs Talk Up Their Alliance Deal

Navistar and VW Chiefs Talk Up Their Alliance Deal

October 14th, 2016

Just two weeks after revealing they had forged a “wide-ranging strategic alliance ...

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Ford's F-650/F-750 Sales Increase 59 Percent

Ford's F-650/F-750 Sales Increase 59 Percent

October 14th, 2016

Sales of Ford’s medium-duty F-650 and F-750 trucks have increased 59% year-over-year through ...

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Chevy's re-entry into medium duty segment now headed to dealers

Chevy's re-entry into medium duty segment now headed to dealers

July 29th, 2016

Chevrolet said Wednesday its new low cab forward trucks are now headed to ...

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Mercedes-Benz vans breaks ground on U.S. Sprinter plant; updates Sprinter and Metris lineups

Mercedes-Benz vans breaks ground on U.S. Sprinter plant; updates Sprinter and Metris lineups

July 29th, 2016

At a ceremony attended by United States Senator (R-South Carolina) Lindsey Graham ...

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2017 Ford Super Duty Pickups to Use F-150 Aluminum Cabs

2017 Ford Super Duty Pickups to Use F-150 Aluminum Cabs

July 29th, 2016

Ford's 2017 SuperDuty pickups and chassis-cab models will come with more engine power and torque ...

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Putting Ford’s new Super Duty to work

Putting Ford’s new Super Duty to work

July 29th, 2016

DENVER, CO. Tim Pope puts his trucks to work, and he works them hard. Whether it’s trimming ...

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FCA to invest nearly $1.5 billion in Ram plant

FCA to invest nearly $1.5 billion in Ram plant

July 29th, 2016

In a press statement on Tuesday afternoon, FCA U.S. announced that it will invest $1.48 billion ...

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Isuzu Celebrates 30,000th N-Series Truck

Isuzu Celebrates 30,000th N-Series Truck

June 16th, 2016

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, announced that ...

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Navistar to Build GM's Cutaway Vans

Navistar to Build GM's Cutaway Vans

June 16th, 2016

Navistar, Inc. has reached an agreement with General Motors to manufacture GM's Express and ...

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Ford Offers Telogis-Powered Maintenance Telematics

Ford Offers Telogis-Powered Maintenance Telematics

June 16th, 2016

Ford will begin offering the Telogis-powered Maintenance Connect this summer that will allow ...

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Nissan Announces 2017-MY Fleet Incentives

Nissan Announces 2017-MY Fleet Incentives

June 16th, 2016

Nissan will offer fleet incentives for 17 of its 2017 model-year cars, trucks, and vans ...

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ROUSH Debuts Propane Autogas System for the Ford F-750

ROUSH Debuts Propane Autogas System for the Ford F-750

April 22nd, 2016

In an effort to meet growing demand for alternative-fuel-powered, medium-duty trucks ...

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Medium and Heavy Truck Sales Up 6% in March

Medium and Heavy Truck Sales Up 6% in March

April 22nd, 2016

Medium and heavy truck sales were up 6% in March ...

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Service Vans Serve Up Easy Access

Service Vans Serve Up Easy Access

April 8th, 2016

Kevin Grabill of Grabill Plumbing talks about the benefit of owning a KUV for his business.

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Can Diesel Prices Stay this Low?

Can Diesel Prices Stay this Low?

January 15th, 2016

From the beginning, people said it couldn’t last. Falling diesel prices were bound to be temporary.

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GM Hikes 2016 Profit Forecast, Boosts Stock Buyback by $4 billion

GM Hikes 2016 Profit Forecast, Boosts Stock Buyback by $4 billion

January 15th, 2016

General Motors raised its earnings projection for 2016 and increased the size of its share buyback.

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What New Legislation could mean for Light-, Medium-Duty Vehicle Technologies

What New Legislation could mean for Light-, Medium-Duty Vehicle Technologies

January 15th, 2016

VIA legislation would support the science and industry needed to improve fuel economy.

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KC-Made Vehicles Help Propel Ford to Best Sales in a Decade

KC-Made Vehicles Help Propel Ford to Best Sales in a Decade

January 8th, 2016

Ford Motor Co. saw vehicle sales rise 5.3 percent to 2.61 million in 2015.

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Truck Technology and Total Cost of Ownership

Truck Technology and Total Cost of Ownership

January 8th, 2016

In many ways, medium-duty trucks are becoming technology platforms.

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The Medium-Duty Truck Trends of the Year [2015]

The Medium-Duty Truck Trends of the Year [2015]

January 5th, 2016

Within medium-duty segments, cabover trucks, gas options and light-duty vans are making a splash.

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Peterbilt Enhances SmartAir No-Idle System

Peterbilt Enhances SmartAir No-Idle System

January 5th, 2016

Peterbilt has announced new enhancements to its SmartAir no-idle system with new auto-start tech.

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Ford Recalls Approximately 313,000 Cars to Replace Lighting Control Module

Ford Recalls Approximately 313,000 Cars to Replace Lighting Control Module

December 22nd, 2015

The automaker has also issued safety recall for certain 2016 Ford F-650 and F-750 vehicles.

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Ford to Invest $4.5 Billion in EVs, Plug-In Hybrids

Ford to Invest $4.5 Billion in EVs, Plug-In Hybrids

December 18th, 2015

Ford plans to invest $4.5 billion on electrified-vehicle technology over the next five years.

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Test Drive: 2016 Ford Transit Commercial Van

Test Drive: 2016 Ford Transit Commercial Van

December 18th, 2015

Jason Cannon gives us his take on a test drive with a Transit KUV.

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Ram 1500 Named Fleet Truck of the Year by Automotive Fleet Magazine

December 8th, 2015

This announcement marks the second time in three years Ram has earned the publication's top honor.

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Ram Trucks will Lead the Way in this Year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Ram Trucks will Lead the Way in this Year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 25th, 2015

Ram is the official truck sponsor of this year's parade.

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Ford Named U.S. News & World Report 2016 Best Truck Brand

Ford Named U.S. News & World Report 2016 Best Truck Brand

November 25th, 2015

F-Series has been the top-selling truck in the United States for 38 consecutive years.

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Ford Recalls F-650 Trucks for Steering Column

Ford Recalls F-650 Trucks for Steering Column

November 24th, 2015

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 13 F-650 trucks in the 2016 model year to address a steering column issu

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Ford F-150 Pickup Named Green Truck of the Year

Ford F-150 Pickup Named Green Truck of the Year

November 24th, 2015

Ford's F-150 has beat out a trio of new diesel-powered models to be named Green Truck of the Year.

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SUPER DUTY REVEAL APPROACHING

SUPER DUTY REVEAL APPROACHING

September 18th, 2015

Ford plans to roll out its NexGen Super Duty later this month with an unveil at the Texas State Fair

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ISUZU ADDS CLASS 3 NPR DIESEL CABOVER

ISUZU ADDS CLASS 3 NPR DIESEL CABOVER

September 18th, 2015

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has introduced its 2016 NPR Diesel as a Class 3 cabover.

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FORD'S 2016-MY MEDIUM-DUTY IMMERSION PROGRAM A SUCCESS

FORD'S 2016-MY MEDIUM-DUTY IMMERSION PROGRAM A SUCCESS

September 18th, 2015

Ford dealers, fleet customers, and upfitters were invited to attend a total immersion event.

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FORD CONSIDERING REVIVING RANGER PICKUP

FORD CONSIDERING REVIVING RANGER PICKUP

September 15th, 2015

Ford Motor Company is considering bringing its smaller Ranger pickup back to North America.

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RAM TRUCK BRAND CREATES 'RAM NATION' VOLUNTEER CORPS

RAM TRUCK BRAND CREATES 'RAM NATION' VOLUNTEER CORPS

September 15th, 2015

Ram Truck has launched "Ram Nation" to help owners & dealers come together for service initiatives.

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FIRST 2016 F-650/750 BUILT AT OHIO PLANT

FIRST 2016 F-650/750 BUILT AT OHIO PLANT

August 13th, 2015

Ford officials announced drove the symbolic first unit off the line at Ford's Ohio Assembly Plant.

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GM'S COLORADO/CANYON DIESEL SPECS REVEALED

GM'S COLORADO/CANYON DIESEL SPECS REVEALED

July 29th, 2015

General Motors has released performance data for the Duramax diesel for 2016 MY Colorado/Canyon.

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CAT TO SPLIT WITH NAVISTAR, BUILD OWN VOCATIONAL TRUCKS

CAT TO SPLIT WITH NAVISTAR, BUILD OWN VOCATIONAL TRUCKS

July 29th, 2015

Caterpillar announce Tuesday that it will design and build its CAT vocational truck at CAT plant.

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FCA US ANNOUNCES 2016-MY FLEET INCENTIVES

FCA US ANNOUNCES 2016-MY FLEET INCENTIVES

July 15th, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced fleet incentives for its 2016 model year vehicles.

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CHEVROLET SILVERADO GETS FACELIFT FOR 2016

CHEVROLET SILVERADO GETS FACELIFT FOR 2016

July 13th, 2015

Chevrolet's Silverado pickup will arrive for 2016 with a bolder look,including a reworked front end

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FCA US INVESTS $166M IN STAMPING PLANT

FCA US INVESTS $166M IN STAMPING PLANT

July 9th, 2015

FCA US has invested $166 million in its Sterling Stamping Plant to meet increased demand.

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WORKSTAR WITH 6.7 CUMMINS ENTERS PRODUCTION

WORKSTAR WITH 6.7 CUMMINS ENTERS PRODUCTION

July 8th, 2015

International Trucks has started production on Workstar trucks equipped with 6.7 Cummins engine.

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TOYOTA ANNOUNCES 2016-MY FLEET INCENTIVES

TOYOTA ANNOUNCES 2016-MY FLEET INCENTIVES

July 7th, 2015

Toyota has announced fleet incentives for 14 of its 2016 model-year vehicles.

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FORD BRINGS 2016 F-650/F-750 IN-HOUSE

FORD BRINGS 2016 F-650/F-750 IN-HOUSE

July 1st, 2015

The introduction of the 2016 F-650/F-750 gives fleets a menu of available options.

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FORD ANNOUNCES 2016-MY FLEET INCENTIVES

FORD ANNOUNCES 2016-MY FLEET INCENTIVES

June 30th, 2015

Ford has announced fleet incentives for its 2016 model-year vehicles for Ford and Lincoln brands.

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GM ANNOUNCES 2016-MY FLEET INCENTIVES

GM ANNOUNCES 2016-MY FLEET INCENTIVES

June 30th, 2015

General Motors has announced fleet incentives for 2016 Buick, Cadillac, Chevy, & GMC brands.

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ELEMENT TO ACQUIRE GE CAPITAL'S FLEET BUSINESS

ELEMENT TO ACQUIRE GE CAPITAL'S FLEET BUSINESS

June 29th, 2015

Toronto-based Element Financial Corp. has entered agreement to acquire GE Capital's fleet business.

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SERVICE BODIES: WHAT'S NEW FOR 2015

SERVICE BODIES: WHAT'S NEW FOR 2015

June 24th, 2015

Utility body equipped truck bring the shop to the jobsite, short and simple.

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FORD ANNOUNCES MORE 2016 F-150 UPDATES

FORD ANNOUNCES MORE 2016 F-150 UPDATES

June 24th, 2015

Ford will add new special editions of the F-150 for the 2016 model year.

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RAM 2500/3500 TRUCKS INCREASE TOWING CAPABILITY

RAM 2500/3500 TRUCKS INCREASE TOWING CAPABILITY

June 22nd, 2015

Ram Truck has increased the towing and payload capabilities of its 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickups.

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CLEAN DIESEL TRUCK SHARE TOPS 37 PERCENT

CLEAN DIESEL TRUCK SHARE TOPS 37 PERCENT

June 19th, 2015

More than 37 percent of all diesel medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks are clean diesel.

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FCA US COMPLETES 2016-MY LOCAL FLEET PREVIEWS

FCA US COMPLETES 2016-MY LOCAL FLEET PREVIEWS

June 17th, 2015

FCA US wrapped up its 26-city fleet road show with 2016 model year vehicles.

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CHEVROLET RE-ENTERS LOW-CAB FORWARD MARKET

CHEVROLET RE-ENTERS LOW-CAB FORWARD MARKET

June 15th, 2015

Chevrolet will offer low-cab forward medium-duty trucks in the U.S. in calendar-year 2016.

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DIESEL CHEVROLET COLORADO ARRIVING IN FALL 2016

DIESEL CHEVROLET COLORADO ARRIVING IN FALL 2016

June 11th, 2015

The Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup will have a 2.8L diesel engine option by Fall 2016.

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XL HYBRIDS OFFERS GM 3500/4500 POWERTRAIN

XL HYBRIDS OFFERS GM 3500/4500 POWERTRAIN

June 4th, 2015

XL Hybrids has begun supplying its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain for GM 3500/4500.

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FORD REDUCES SUMMER SHUTDOWN TO MEET DEMAND

FORD REDUCES SUMMER SHUTDOWN TO MEET DEMAND

June 2nd, 2015

Select Ford plants to idle only one week during summer in order to meet demand.

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GM INVESTING $119M IN MICHIGAN COMPONENTS PLANT

GM INVESTING $119M IN MICHIGAN COMPONENTS PLANT

June 1st, 2015

General Motors will invest $119 million in tools and equipment to support future production.

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RAM TRUCK, FCA FOUNDATION SUPPORT FLOOD-STRICKEN TEXAS

RAM TRUCK, FCA FOUNDATION SUPPORT FLOOD-STRICKEN TEXAS

May 29th, 2015

Ram Truck and the FCA Foundation have donated $100,000 to the First Response Team of America.

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GM INVESTING $1.2B IN INDIANA TRUCK PLANT

GM INVESTING $1.2B IN INDIANA TRUCK PLANT

May 26th, 2015

General Motors will invest $1.2 billion into its Fort Wayne, Indiana truck plant.

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NAFA URGES USPS AGAINST MASS VEHICLE PURCHASE

NAFA URGES USPS AGAINST MASS VEHICLE PURCHASE

May 21st, 2015

Fleet Management Association urges U.S. Postal Service not to replace 180,000 vehicles all at once.

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NAVISTAR OPENS PROVING GROUNDS IN INDIANA

NAVISTAR OPENS PROVING GROUNDS IN INDIANA

May 20th, 2015

Navistar Inc. announced the opening of Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Indiana.

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NEW TECHNOLOGY MAKES SAFETY PART OF PICKUP TRUCK BUYING DECISIONS

NEW TECHNOLOGY MAKES SAFETY PART OF PICKUP TRUCK BUYING DECISIONS

May 15th, 2015

How does safety factor into your pickup truck fleet purchases?

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UTILITY SERVICE TRUCKS ANALYZED IN BENCHMARKING STUDY

UTILITY SERVICE TRUCKS ANALYZED IN BENCHMARKING STUDY

May 8th, 2015

Utilimarc recently released a benchmarking report for the costs and uses of active service trucks.

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DRAWER DESIGN BREAKTHROUGHS

DRAWER DESIGN BREAKTHROUGHS

May 8th, 2015

As service trucks change to meet needs, so have the drawers and accessories within them.

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KENWORTH BRINGS EATON'S 10 SPEED ULTRASHIFT TO MEDIUM-DUTY TRUCKS

KENWORTH BRINGS EATON'S 10 SPEED ULTRASHIFT TO MEDIUM-DUTY TRUCKS

May 7th, 2015

Kenworth is offering Eaton's 10-speed UltraShift Plus VAS transmission on on T370, T440, and T470.

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CHEVROLET ADDS BI-FUEL CNG SILVERADO 3500HD CHASSIS CAB

CHEVROLET ADDS BI-FUEL CNG SILVERADO 3500HD CHASSIS CAB

May 7th, 2015

Chevrolet will expand its compressed natural gas lineup to include the bi-fuel 2016 Silverado 3500HD

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WESTPORT TO OFFER WING-EQUIPPED 2016 F-150

WESTPORT TO OFFER WING-EQUIPPED 2016 F-150

May 6th, 2015

Westport Innovations will offer a compressed natural gas (CNG) 2016 F-150 this summer .

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LANDI RENZO TO OFFER CNG F-250/F-350 TRUCKS

LANDI RENZO TO OFFER CNG F-250/F-350 TRUCKS

May 5th, 2015

Landi Renzo will offer compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of Ford's F-250 and F-350 trucks.

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CHEVROLET OFFERS BOX-DELETE OPTION ON COLORADO

CHEVROLET OFFERS BOX-DELETE OPTION ON COLORADO

May 4th, 2015

General Motors is offering its 2015 Chevrolet Colorado with a box-delete option.

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IT'S A WRAP

IT'S A WRAP

May 4th, 2015

Service trucks provide open canvas for creative graphics that are cost effective and highly visible.

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FORD ADDS GASEOUS PREP PACKAGE TO 2016 F-150

FORD ADDS GASEOUS PREP PACKAGE TO 2016 F-150

May 3rd, 2015

Ford is re-introducing a gaseous prep package for its 2016 F-150.

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FORD LAUNCHES 2016 F-65-/F-750 CONFIGURATOR

FORD LAUNCHES 2016 F-65-/F-750 CONFIGURATOR

May 1st, 2015

Ford has unveiled a configurator for its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks.

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GM INVESTING $5.4B IN PLANTS TO EXPAND PRODUCTION

GM INVESTING $5.4B IN PLANTS TO EXPAND PRODUCTION

April 30th, 2015

General Motors will invest $5.4 billion over three years to improve its U.S. plants.

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