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Penske Truck Leasing Unveils Mobile App

Penske Truck Leasing Unveils Mobile App

| April 26, 2017

Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a free mobile app called “Penske Fleet.™ It is designed to help Penske’s customers to: View real-time fuel prices. Penske’s customers may view current company fuel prices in local markets and costs for third-party fueling locations across the United States. Review a detailed 90-day history of vehicle maintenance services performed. […]

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New Flyer Expands Electric Bus Production

New Flyer Expands Electric Bus Production

| April 26, 2017

New Flyer Industries, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has signaled its expansion in electric mass transportation recently, showcasing the Xcelsior® XE40 electric bus it has delivered to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) Earth Day Fair. “New Flyer […]

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Natural Gas Class 8 Retail Sales Start Strong in 2017

Natural Gas Class 8 Retail Sales Start Strong in 2017

| April 26, 2017

U.S. and Canadian natural gas heavy duty retail sales had a healthy start to 2017, boosted mostly from refuse fleets, transit, and school bus operators, according to ACT Research. “The best January in the past three years set up the positive year-to-date February performance,” said Steve Tam, ACT’s Vice President. He continued, “Among truckers, it […]

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XTRA Lease Taps SkyBitz™ Trailer Tracking for ITS Dry Vans and Reefers

XTRA Lease Taps SkyBitz™ Trailer Tracking for ITS Dry Vans and Reefers

| April 25, 2017

XTRA Lease, a leading provider of over-the-road trailer equipment rental and leasing, and Telular, the leader in IoT Telematics solutions, has announced that XTRA Lease is installing the SkyBitz GXT5000 solar-powered fleet management system on over 50,000 of its over-the-road dry vans and reefers, including approximately 9,000 new trailers purchased this year. The GXT5000 series […]

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Performance and Price Drive Commercial Fleets to Onboard and Cloud-based Analytics

Performance and Price Drive Commercial Fleets to Onboard and Cloud-based Analytics

| April 25, 2017

Fleet managers who need to monitor the status of their fleet as multiple vehicles move from one location to another are increasingly embracing a combination of onboard and cloud-based analytics. Case in point is VyncsFleet, powered by Agnik’s award-winning patented connected car technology. Fleet telematics products usually offer a collection of services involving location management, […]

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International Truck Launches New Lightweight Class 8 Regional Haul Tractor

International Truck Launches New Lightweight Class 8 Regional Haul Tractor

| April 25, 2017

International Truck has launched the International® RH™ Series, its new Class 8 regional haul tractor powered by the new International A26 12.4L engine, designed to deliver enhanced uptime, improved visibility, and strong fuel economy. Many of the new features of the RH Series were designed to improve uptime including reliability and serviceability enhancements. For example: […]

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