Equipment http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Daimler appoints new general manager of Cleveland truck manufacturing plant http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/daimler-appoints-new-general-manager-cleveland-truck-manufacturing-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Henning O. Bruns has been named general manager for the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, NC. He will assume his new role on May 1.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/daimler-appoints-new-general-manager-cleveland-truck-manufacturing-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/daimler-appoints-new-general-manager-cleveland-truck-manufacturing-plant#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:09:00 +0000 157521 at http://fleetowner.com <p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">Henning O. Bruns </span></p> Talbert introduces paint and corrosion upgrades http://fleetowner.com/equipment/talbert-introduces-paint-and-corrosion-upgrades <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Arial" size="3">To ensure long-lasting color and gloss, and optimal corrosion protection, Talbert Manufacturing now offers Valspar R-Cure 800 as its standard paint, the company recently announced. Talbert said it also offers Valspar&rsquo;s Aquaguard primer as an upgrade corrosion protection option.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/talbert-introduces-paint-and-corrosion-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/talbert-introduces-paint-and-corrosion-upgrades#comments Equipment News Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0000 157511 at http://fleetowner.com <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 13.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">Talbert Manufacturing uses Valspar R-Cure 800 to ensure long-lasting color and gloss, and optimal corrosion protection. </span></p> Dorsey Trailer expansion creates jobs http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dorsey-trailer-expansion-creates-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="http://dorseytrailer.net/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Dorsey Trailer</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3">, a division of Pitts Enterprises, announced a plant expansion to its Elba facility. The expansion will add 50 new jobs to the Wiregrass area and usher in more flatbed production, the company said.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dorsey-trailer-expansion-creates-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dorsey-trailer-expansion-creates-jobs#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:01:00 +0000 157501 at http://fleetowner.com Ram Trucks on parade http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ram-trucks-parade <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>On April 18 this year, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/ram?intlink=incontent" title="">Ram</a></span> Trucks set a Guinness Book of World Records mark for the largest parade of pickup trucks ever; 451 to be exact, topping the previous record of 438. And since a parade really isn&#39;t a true &quot;parade&quot; without a few &quot;classics&quot; thrown in, several models drawn from Ram&#39;s long and storied heritage in the light truck segment are included in this gallery as well. <em>All photos courtesy of Ram Trucks</em>.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ram-trucks-parade#comments Equipment News Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:55:00 +0000 157421 at http://fleetowner.com AcuTread retread receives SmartWay verification http://fleetowner.com/regulations/acutread-retread-receives-smartway-verification <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">The </font><a href="http://www.acutread.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Times New Roman" size="3">AcuTread Alliance Group</font></u></a><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> FED 20/32nd drive tread is now verified under the provisions of the federal EPA SmartWay program, the company said. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/acutread-retread-receives-smartway-verification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/acutread-retread-receives-smartway-verification#comments Equipment News Regulations Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:01:00 +0000 157361 at http://fleetowner.com Volvo Financial Services appoints new president http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/volvo-financial-services-appoints-new-president <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Marcio Pedroso has been appointed president of </font><a href="http://www.vfsco.com/FINANCIALSERVICES/GLOBAL/EN-GB/Pages/Home%20page.aspx"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3"><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/volvo-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span> Financial Services</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> (VFS), Region the Americas. He succeeds Leo Hawkes, who retired after 13 years with VFS.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/volvo-financial-services-appoints-new-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/volvo-financial-services-appoints-new-president#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:58:00 +0000 157351 at http://fleetowner.com Redesigned DAT Power Load Board streamlines shipping process http://fleetowner.com/technology/redesigned-dat-power-load-board-streamlines-shipping-process <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.dat.com/solutions"><u>DAT Solutions</u></a> announced the availability of its new, web-based&nbsp;DAT&nbsp;Power Load Board, which the company said &ldquo;delivers results faster, reduces&nbsp;clicks and keystrokes, and has unique teamwork features that&nbsp;enable users&nbsp;working in groups to see what each team member is working on.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/redesigned-dat-power-load-board-streamlines-shipping-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/redesigned-dat-power-load-board-streamlines-shipping-process#comments Equipment News Technology Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:56:00 +0000 157341 at http://fleetowner.com April 17, 2015: Truck terminal nixed; F-150 gets five stars; Nissan expands airbag recall http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-17-2015-truck-terminal-nixed-f-150-gets-five-stars-nissan-expands-airbag-reca <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p> <p>&bull; An Illinois <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-will-no-trucks-st-0417-20150416-story.html">board nixed a proposed truck terminal</a> at the intersection of U.S. 30 and Gougar Road in New Lenox Township, the <strong>Chicago Tribune</strong> reported. The board, along with various community groups, cited safety as their main concern, according to the Tribune.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-17-2015-truck-terminal-nixed-f-150-gets-five-stars-nissan-expands-airbag-reca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-17-2015-truck-terminal-nixed-f-150-gets-five-stars-nissan-expands-airbag-reca#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Regulations Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:45:00 +0000 157321 at http://fleetowner.com A look back at some GM classics http://fleetowner.com/equipment/look-back-some-gm-classics <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>There is a long and storied heritage for vans, pickup trucks, and sport utility vehicles (SUV) down through U.S. history, both for businesses and consumers alike. Here are just a few of them from the vast General Motors archives. <em>All photos courtesy of GM</em>.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/look-back-some-gm-classics#comments Equipment News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:38:00 +0000 157291 at http://fleetowner.com Used truck market springing back, dealer association reports http://fleetowner.com/equipment/used-truck-market-springing-back-dealer-association-reports <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Spring has brought with it a thaw in the used truck market: Preliminary March data shows retail volume moving back to typical levels after a very depressed January and February, according to ATD/NADA’s April Commercial Truck Guidelines.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/used-truck-market-springing-back-dealer-association-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/used-truck-market-springing-back-dealer-association-reports#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:39:00 +0000 157271 at http://fleetowner.com