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Texas Plumber Sues Over Truck Used by Syrian Extremists

The black Ford F-250 started life as a truck for a Texas-based plumbing company, carrying pipes, toilets and other ilk. Until, that is, it appeared as the focal point of a tweet from a supposed extremist last December.



Element Beefs Up Truck Fleet Sales Team

Element Financial Corp. has appointed nine executives to its fleet sales team with the bulk of the appointments specializing in fleet management sales for commercial trucks. The appointments bring together personnel from the recent acquisition of GE Capital's fleet business, Element announced.

Photo: TBEI


Crysteel Manufacturing Founder Eldon Jones Dies

Inventor, engineer, and businessman Eldon D. Jones has passed away at the age of 90. Jones was the founder of dump body and hoist manufacturer Crysteel Manufacturing in Lake Crystal, Minn.

Photo courtesy J.J. Keller


FMCSA Announces Electronic Logs Mandate

By early December 2017, an estimated 3 million commercial drivers will have thrown out their paper logbooks. A long-anticipated rule requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs) for truck and bus driver hours of service was announced Thursday morning.

Nissan says it will use its new Titan XD pickup and other products to seek more commercial truck business. Photo by Tom Berg.


Nissan Executive Changes Aim for More Truck Sales

Nissan has consolidated its commercial vehicle sales efforts under Fred Diaz as it prepares to launch the Titan XD and other truck products to target "key opportunity areas," the company has announced.

Bryan C. Allen, MFTA Marketing Manager Photo: Mitsubishi Fuso


Mitsubishi Fuso Names New Marketing Manager

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has named Bryan C. Allen its new marketing manager, responsible for the company’s dealer and end-user marketing programs.

Image: FMCSA


FMCSA Removes CSA Data from Public View

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced that, as of Dec. 4, it has removed "much of" the CSA data that had previously been visible to the public on the FMCSA website.


November Truck Order Numbers Not Looking Good

Compared with last year’s record truck order numbers, the early reports for this November show dramatically decreased demand in the Class 8 segment.

U.S. Capitol Photo: David Cullen


Highway Bill Signed by President Obama

Ten years in the making, a fully funded highway bill that runs longer than two years has become law.

Justin Fink, president of Summit Truck Group Photo: Summit


Summit Truck Group, Tulsa Holds Grand Opening

Summit Truck Group and Summit Lease & Rental hosted a grand opening at their newly-acquired Tulsa, Okla., location on Nov. 19, 2015, with more than 300 customers attending the event.

Corporate Inertia: Overcoming Hurdles to Continuous MVR Monitoring
Driver behavior is the biggest source of fleet liability. Still, the benefits of a strong continuous MVR monitoring program are not always fully recognized and can encounter obstacles on the road to implementation.

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