Equipment http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Chevy’s City Express van now on way to dealers http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevy-s-city-express-van-now-way-dealers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.chevrolet.com/">Chevrolet</a> has announced that it has begun shipping its all-new <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-rolls-out-chevy-city-express-compact-cargo-van">City Express compact cargo van</a> to dealers. &nbsp;A 2015 model, the compact commercial van&rsquo;s MSRP starts at $22,950.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevy-s-city-express-van-now-way-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevy-s-city-express-van-now-way-dealers#comments Equipment News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:25:00 +0000 140561 at http://fleetowner.com <p><em><strong>Chevrolet City Express cargo van</strong></em></p> Cyclo Industries offers coolant system leak sealer http://fleetowner.com/equipment/cyclo-industries-offers-coolant-system-leak-sealer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Cyclo Industries is now offering a new <a href="http://www.cyclo.com/">cooling system repair solution</a> designed to stop leaks permanently within 60 seconds. PermaStop is a high concentrate formula that is boosted with copper activation technology, the company explained.</p> <p>Its unique copper blend is designed to keep seal activating particulars in motion longer, resulting in a 33% more effective seal than the leading competitor, Cyclo said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/cyclo-industries-offers-coolant-system-leak-sealer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/cyclo-industries-offers-coolant-system-leak-sealer#comments Equipment News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:22:00 +0000 140511 at http://fleetowner.com Ridewell adds 20K steerable auxiliary suspension system http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ridewell-adds-20k-steerable-auxiliary-suspension-system <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.ridewellcorp.com">Ridewell Suspensions</a> has expanded its RSS-233 product line with a new 20K steerable auxiliary suspension system.</p> <p>The new system is designed to reduce weight with sacrificing durability, Ridewell said. Its design includes a compact mounting envelope and an adjustable frame width to simplify installation.</p> <p>The 233 20K suspension comes standard with dust shields to extend the service life of the brakes. Additional features include ride heights of 8 to 15 in. with a 12.5 in. total travel and 9.5 in. lift.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ridewell-adds-20k-steerable-auxiliary-suspension-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ridewell-adds-20k-steerable-auxiliary-suspension-system#comments Equipment News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:19:00 +0000 140491 at http://fleetowner.com Worthington Industries acquires CNG fuel systems manufacturer http://fleetowner.com/running-green/worthington-industries-acquires-cng-fuel-systems-manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.worthingtonindustries.com/">Worthington Industries</a> has acquired an 80% equity interest in dHybrid Systems, a compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) fuel systems provider.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/worthington-industries-acquires-cng-fuel-systems-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/worthington-industries-acquires-cng-fuel-systems-manufacturer#comments Blue Fleets Equipment News Running Green Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:18:00 +0000 140481 at http://fleetowner.com Isuzu taps Telogis http://fleetowner.com/technology/isuzu-taps-telogis <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Telematics provider <a href="http://www.telogis.com/">Telogis</a> will begin providing a range of factory-built-in connectivity technology for <a href="http://www.isuzucv.com/">Isuzu Commercial Truck of America</a> to help Isuzu owners tap into a wide stream of vehicle data to drive costs savings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/isuzu-taps-telogis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/isuzu-taps-telogis#comments Equipment News Technology Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:35:00 +0000 140451 at http://fleetowner.com Carrier Transicold boosts warranty of Vector reefer units http://fleetowner.com/equipment/carrier-transicold-boosts-warranty-vector-reefer-units <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.transicold.carrier.com/">Carrier Transicold</a> has enhanced warranty coverage on <a href="http://www.carrier.com/ecoforward">its Vector line of trailer refrigeration units</a>. The company said the improvements &ldquo;reflect the series&rsquo; reputation for reliability.&rdquo; The enhancements include covering major component coverage for 48 months/8,000 hours. The Vector series includes the single- temperature 8500, multi-temperature 8600MT and the engine-less 8100 (designed for stationary applications) reefer units.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/carrier-transicold-boosts-warranty-vector-reefer-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/carrier-transicold-boosts-warranty-vector-reefer-units#comments Equipment News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:41:00 +0000 140421 at http://fleetowner.com Daimler to also build Sprinter in North America http://fleetowner.com/equipment/daimler-also-build-sprinter-north-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The next-generation <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/daimler-sharpens-focus-us-van-market">Sprinter van</a> will be produced in both Germany and North America <a href="http://www.daimler.com/company/business-units/mercedes-benz-vans">Mercedes-Benz Vans</a>, the Stuttgart Germany-based Daimler unit responsible for the OEM&rsquo;s global commercial-van business, announced yesterday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/daimler-also-build-sprinter-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/daimler-also-build-sprinter-north-america#comments Equipment News Trucking Around the World Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 140351 at http://fleetowner.com <p><strong><em>Current-model</em> <em>Sprinter rolling off the line at Mercedes-Benz plant in Ludwigsfelde, Germany </em></strong></p> Mercedes-Benz Vans Reading Truck Body, OEM Systems announce CNG partnership http://fleetowner.com/running-green/reading-truck-body-oem-systems-announce-cng-partnership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Reading Truck Body and <a href="http://www.oemsystems.net">OEM Systems</a> have announced a new partnership that will provide a &ldquo;one-stop solutions&rdquo; for fleets looking for compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) systems for service trucks.</p> <p>OEM Systems provides CNG conversions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/reading-truck-body-oem-systems-announce-cng-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/reading-truck-body-oem-systems-announce-cng-partnership#comments Blue Fleets Equipment News Running Green Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:46:00 +0000 140291 at http://fleetowner.com Additive designed to boost diesel performance http://fleetowner.com/fuel/additive-designed-boost-diesel-performance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A new diesel fuel additive is said to boost the performance of diesel engines, said make <a href="http://www.mcchemical.com">MidContinental Chemical Co</a>. (MCC).</p> <p>The XLP diesel additive is specifically&nbsp;engineered to meet the higher fuel detergency needs of today&rsquo;s high pressure common rail direct injected engines and the recommendation of the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association, the company said.&nbsp;</p> <p>XLP Diesel Fuel Performance Booster is available only from authorized distributors of XLP Fuel Additives.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/additive-designed-boost-diesel-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/additive-designed-boost-diesel-performance#comments Equipment Fuel News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:45:00 +0000 140281 at http://fleetowner.com Time Well Spent http://fleetowner.com/equipment/time-well-spent <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>I continue to be amazed at the great ideas that surface when smart, dedicated and open-minded people get together in an environment where they can freely share ideas and experiences to help one another. I saw that again yesterday at our fourth Trucking Efficiency Workshop in Indianapolis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/time-well-spent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/time-well-spent#comments Equipment Fuel News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:13:00 +0000 140261 at http://fleetowner.com