Equipment http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en New disaster-relief truck design unveiled http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-disaster-relief-truck-design-unveiled <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In order to help provide more relief services to places ravaged by natural disasters and even refugee camps, a new company named <a href="http://www.terranovagts.com/">Terranova GTS, LLC</a>, is working with <a href="http://www.navistar.com/">Navistar</a> and fire equipment provider <a href="http://www.darley.com/">W.S. Darley &amp; Co.</a> to craft a new kind of truck &ndash; one that not only can provide firefighting and mobile medical services but clean water as well.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-disaster-relief-truck-design-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-disaster-relief-truck-design-unveiled#comments Equipment News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +0000 143081 at http://fleetowner.com Double Coin’s RT600 and RR202 receive EPA SmartWay verification http://fleetowner.com/equipment/double-coin-s-rt600-and-rr202-receive-epa-smartway-verification <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Double Coin and CMA announced that <a href="http://www.doublecointires.com/">Double Coin&rsquo;s RT600 and RR202</a> tires have met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency&rsquo;s (EPA) SmartWay Technology Program.</p> <p>The SmartWay program verifies the performance of vehicles, technologies and equipment that have the potential to reduce greenhouse gases and other air pollutants from freight transport. EPA has verified that both of Double Coin&rsquo;s RT600 and RR202 meet the low rolling resistance tire performance criteria, Double Coin said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/double-coin-s-rt600-and-rr202-receive-epa-smartway-verification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/double-coin-s-rt600-and-rr202-receive-epa-smartway-verification#comments Equipment News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +0000 143031 at http://fleetowner.com I.D. Systems inks contract to provide Walmart asset management http://fleetowner.com/technology/id-systems-inks-contract-provide-walmart-asset-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.id-systems.com/">I.D. Systems</a> has signed a three-year extension of its current contract to provide its <a href="http://www.id-systems.com/transportation/">VeriWise trailer tracking and management services</a> to Walmart&rsquo;s trailer fleet. The contract extension, which runs through October 2017, has a maximum aggregate value of approximately $14 million, the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/id-systems-inks-contract-provide-walmart-asset-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/id-systems-inks-contract-provide-walmart-asset-management#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:27:00 +0000 143021 at http://fleetowner.com A multi-purpose disaster relief truck http://fleetowner.com/equipment/multi-purpose-disaster-relief-truck <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>At the recent Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) disaster relief summit in Washington, D.C., Terranova GTS, LLC and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/international-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span> Inc. showcased a unique multi-purpose vehicle or &quot;MPV&quot; designed specifically to provide an array of emergency services. A water purification treatment system mounted on the truck is capable of purifying 5,000 gallons of drinking water per day, with the unit also equipped to provide both firefighting and mobile medical services.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/multi-purpose-disaster-relief-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/multi-purpose-disaster-relief-truck#comments Equipment News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:40:00 +0000 142981 at http://fleetowner.com Chevron announces new oil for heavy-duty diesel engines http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevron-announces-new-oil-heavy-duty-diesel-engines <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Chevron Products has announced a new 10W-30 motor oil for heavy-duty diesel engines. <a href="http://www.chevronlubricants.com/en_US/products/products/Ursa_Super_Plus_EC_SAE_10W-30.html#.VGJNWFPF8wd">Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30</a> is designed to help improve fuel economy in heavy duty diesel trucks now using SAE 15W-40 engine oil.</p> <p>Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 is an API CJ-4 heavy duty diesel engine oil.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevron-announces-new-oil-heavy-duty-diesel-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevron-announces-new-oil-heavy-duty-diesel-engines#comments Equipment Fuel News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 142931 at http://fleetowner.com Rotary Lift updates four-post lifts http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rotary-lift-updates-four-post-lifts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Rotary Lift has updated its 14,000 lb.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rotary-lift-updates-four-post-lifts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rotary-lift-updates-four-post-lifts#comments Equipment News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:57:00 +0000 142921 at http://fleetowner.com Mettler Toledo introduces vehicle scale software http://fleetowner.com/technology/mettler-toledo-introduces-vehicle-scale-software <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Mettler Toledo has expanded its DataBridge line of software for vehicle scales with the new DataBridge MS. <a href="http://www.mt.com/DataBridge">DataBridge MS</a> is highly configurable, with optional modules designed to provide maximum flexibility in a ready-to-deploy system, the company explained.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/mettler-toledo-introduces-vehicle-scale-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/mettler-toledo-introduces-vehicle-scale-software#comments Equipment News Technology Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:52:00 +0000 142901 at http://fleetowner.com Alternative propulsion still seen as attractive to trucking http://fleetowner.com/running-green/alternative-propulsion-still-seen-attractive-trucking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The recent decision by Miami-Dade County, FL, to purchase 29 additional hybrid trucks for its refuse fleet &ndash; bringing the total number of such units it operates up to 64 &ndash; is an indication at least to some experts that alternative propulsion options will remain attractive to truck-based firms despite the current low price of diesel fuel.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/alternative-propulsion-still-seen-attractive-trucking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/alternative-propulsion-still-seen-attractive-trucking#comments Equipment News Running Green Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:25:00 +0000 142881 at http://fleetowner.com An AutoCar E3 refuse truck equipped with Parker Hannifin's RunWise system. Gain Clean Fuel to open 5 CNG stations for C.A.T. http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gain-clean-fuel-open-5-cng-stations-cat <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.cat.ca/en/home.asp">C.A.T.</a> (formerly Canadian American Transportation C.A.T.) will operate over 100 compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> vehicles in North America, fueling those vehicles through five new Gain Clean Fuel CNG stations built by <a href="http://www.usoil.com/">U.S. Oil</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>C.A.T. recently announced it will acquire 100 Ryder CNG sleeper tractors. The Gain stations will be located in Toronto, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; Laredo, Texas; Charlotte, NC; and Scranton, PA.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gain-clean-fuel-open-5-cng-stations-cat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gain-clean-fuel-open-5-cng-stations-cat#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:38:00 +0000 142781 at http://fleetowner.com Pickups expected to be strong sellers in 2015 http://fleetowner.com/equipment/pickups-expected-be-strong-sellers-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Falling gasoline prices and a strengthening U.S. economy &ndash; especially in the housing market &ndash; are expected to help spur sales of light duty pickups into 2015, according to analysis shared by Steven Szakaly, chief economist for the <a href="http://www.nada.com/">National Automobile Dealers Association</a> (NADA) in a conference call with reporters this week.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/pickups-expected-be-strong-sellers-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/pickups-expected-be-strong-sellers-2015#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:25:00 +0000 142761 at http://fleetowner.com A new 2015 model F-150 rolls off the production line at Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant