News http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en FCA to invest nearly $1.5 billion in Ram plant http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fca-invest-nearly-15-billion-ram-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In a press statement on Tuesday afternoon, FCA U.S. announced that it will invest $1.48 billion in its <a href="http://media.fcanorthamerica.com/newsrelease.do?id=335&amp;mid=105" target="_blank">Sterling Heights (MI) Assembly Plant</a> as part of a future growth plan for the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/ram?intlink=incontent" title="">Ram</a></span> brand.</p> <p>The investment will position the plant to build the next generation Ram 1500 and support future growth of the brand, the company said.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fca-invest-nearly-15-billion-ram-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fca-invest-nearly-15-billion-ram-plant#comments Equipment News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:34:00 +0000 197021 at http://fleetowner.com Maxion introduces warranty for hub-piloted steel wheels http://fleetowner.com/equipment/maxion-introduces-warranty-hub-piloted-steel-wheels <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Maxion Wheels, a division of Iochpe-Maxion S.A, announced it introduced the industry&#39;s first five-year standard warranty with its <a href="http://www.maxionwheelsandrims.com">MaxCoat Extra multi-layer finish</a> on the company&#39;s hub-piloted single and wide-base tubeless disc steel wheels sold in North America.</p> <p>Maxion Wheels&#39; MaxCoat Extra multi-layer finish includes E-coat and powder coating that provides edge protection and creates a baked-on finish that protects truck and trailer wheels from road and environmental conditions.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/maxion-introduces-warranty-hub-piloted-steel-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/maxion-introduces-warranty-hub-piloted-steel-wheels#comments Equipment News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:33:00 +0000 197011 at http://fleetowner.com Baldwin unveils new aftermarket air filter, venting system http://fleetowner.com/equipment/baldwin-unveils-new-aftermarket-air-filter-venting-system <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Baldwin Filters announced the release of its new CA30102 Channel Flow EXO air filter. According to the company, the Baldwin CA30102 is the first aftermarket air filter to replace the P611698 OE filter for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/Kenworth?solrsort=created%20desc?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">Kenworth</a></span> truck models T440, T470, T660 and T800.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/baldwin-unveils-new-aftermarket-air-filter-venting-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/baldwin-unveils-new-aftermarket-air-filter-venting-system#comments Equipment News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:31:00 +0000 197001 at http://fleetowner.com Reyco Granning releases DM400e slider suspension http://fleetowner.com/equipment/reyco-granning-releases-dm400e-slider-suspension <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Reyco Granning has released the <a href="http://www.reycogranning.com">DM400e Slider Suspension into the trailer market</a>.</p> <p>According to Bill LaGue, director of trailer sales, this new model was needed to keep up with the competitive market and the demand for better ROI from our customers.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/reyco-granning-releases-dm400e-slider-suspension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/reyco-granning-releases-dm400e-slider-suspension#comments Maintenance Equipment News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:30:00 +0000 196991 at http://fleetowner.com Getting to know Ford’s new Super Duty http://fleetowner.com/equipment/getting-know-ford-s-new-super-duty <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The industrial skyline of Denver, CO, served as a backdrop to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span>&rsquo;s All-New 2017 Super Duty event here this week. Ford engineers and technology experts gave representatives from the media a crash course on the new truck series and its 17 class-exclusive features, including chassis and powertrain upgrades and hauling and towing capabilities.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/getting-know-ford-s-new-super-duty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/getting-know-ford-s-new-super-duty#comments Equipment News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:08:00 +0000 196971 at http://fleetowner.com Putting Ford’s new Super Duty to work http://fleetowner.com/equipment/putting-ford-s-new-super-duty-work <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>DENVER, CO. Tim Pope puts his trucks to work, and he works them hard. Whether it&rsquo;s trimming trees, responding to natural disasters, clearing utility land, or building roads, Pope&rsquo;s trucks work around the clock and are constantly on the go.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/putting-ford-s-new-super-duty-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/putting-ford-s-new-super-duty-work#comments Equipment News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 03:17:00 +0000 196961 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Ford&#39;s 2017 F-350 Super Duty chassis cab upgrades include a gross combine weight rating of up to 40,000 lbs. and increased towing.</p> The No. 28 Cummins Diesel Special http://fleetowner.com/equipment/no-28-cummins-diesel-special <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>In 1952, the No. 28 Cummins Diesel Special cemented a special legacy at the Indianapolis 500 and also, in many ways, helped reshape the future of the trucking industry. That year, this unique diesel-powered race car captured the pole position - the only diesel-powered racing machine ever to do so - with a one-lap time of 139.104 mph and four-lap time of 138.010 mph. It also helped Cummins validate the use of turbocharging and fuel injection within its diesel engine design.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/no-28-cummins-diesel-special" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/no-28-cummins-diesel-special#comments Equipment News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:25:00 +0000 196951 at http://fleetowner.com Are millennials increasing risk for your business? http://fleetowner.com/technology/are-millennials-increasing-risk-your-business <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Much is said of trucking's workforce struggles not only in hiring and holding onto good workers but bringing on young ones. Even as you're trying to attract Millennials and younger professionals, could these workers be increasing security risks for your business?</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/are-millennials-increasing-risk-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/are-millennials-increasing-risk-your-business#comments Fleet Management News Technology Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:06:00 +0000 196941 at http://fleetowner.com <p>While fleets and trucking companies are looking to hire younger workers and fill driver shortages, could those workers also be increasing security risks?</p> Aaron Marsh/Fleet Owner Sacconi named GM of Fontaine truck modification center http://fleetowner.com/equipment/sacconi-named-gm-fontaine-truck-modification-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dan Sacconi has been named general manager of the new <a href="http://www.fontainemod.com">Fontaine Modification Vocational Services Truck Modification Center</a> in Avon Lake, OH. According to the company, this facility is dedicated to modifying and upfitting <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks that are built across the street at the Ford Ohio Assembly Plant.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/sacconi-named-gm-fontaine-truck-modification-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/sacconi-named-gm-fontaine-truck-modification-center#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:32:00 +0000 196931 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Dan Sacconi has been named general manager of Fontaine Modification&rsquo;s new truck modification center in Avon Lake, OH.</p> Dana Holding changes name to Dana Inc. http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-holding-changes-name-dana-inc <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dana Holding Corporation announced that effective Aug. 1 it will change the company name to <a href="http://www.dana.com">Dana Inc</a>.</p> <p>&ldquo;The evolution is aimed to better reflect how the company conducts its business in the global marketplace &ndash; as a unified organization with an intense focus on customer satisfaction, manufacturing excellence, and advanced technology across all mobility sectors,&rdquo; according to the company.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-holding-changes-name-dana-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-holding-changes-name-dana-inc#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:31:00 +0000 196921 at http://fleetowner.com