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Peterbilt enhances SmartLINQ subscription process

Peterbilt announced enhancements to its SmartLINQ suite of connected services with a convenient new process for customers to manage their SmartLINQ subscription online through the PACCAR Solutions web portal. Using their existing PACCAR Solutions Portal access, customers can monitor, manage and renew their SmartLINQ subscriptions. Payments can now be made directly via credit card or ACH

Assured Telematics, Irdeto partner on keyless telematics solutions

Assured Telematics and Irdeto recently announce a new partnership in which commercial fleet customers can now integrate Irdeto Keystone, a permission-based digital key solution, within their fleet. This solution integrates with all Fleet Management Systems and combines more than 50 years of Irdeto’s security knowledge and telematics data into a solution to help owners manage

Grote Industries adds three accomplished employees to leadership team

Grote continues added three experienced members to its leadership team. Kent Bode has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the U.S. sales team; Cesar Perez-Bolivar transitions to take over leadership responsibilities of Grote Electronics; and Mel Mendoza has been hired as the new Vice President of Operations, North America. Bode started

Estimate of equipment finance industry size reaches all-time high of $1.16 trillion in 2021

The size of the equipment finance industry rose to an all-time high of $1.16 trillion in 2021, as nearly 80% of firms that acquired equipment or software used at least one form of financing to do so, according to a new study, 2022 Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Horizon Report released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation (Foundation). The

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DAVCO Technology launches new Shop Pro FXP Series designed specifically to increase uptime for fleets

DAVCO Technology, a Clarience Technologies company, recently announced the launch of the Shop Pro FXP 95—the latest version of its well-known Shop Pro product, now redesigned with the needs of modern fleets in mind. According to Joe Schaffer, director of engineering, DAVCO, “The new Shop Pro FXP Series takes a holistic approach in helping fleets

Volvo to supply 20 heavy-duty electric trucks to Amazon in Germany

Volvo Trucks will deliver fully electric heavy-duty trucks to Amazon in Germany by year end. The 20 Volvo FH Electric are expected to drive more than one million road kilometres annually, fuelled with electricity instead of diesel.  Heavy goods vehicles and other commercial vehicles make up around 36% of Germany’s domestic transport emissions, which makes

Five truck trend takeaways from October

I have some good news and bad news for you: Halloween is over and the next time we can freely scare coworkers and binge our favorite horror movies for the sake of the holiday won’t come for another 12 months. The good news? Discounted Halloween candy is right down the street at your local grocery

Motive announces cold chain products, partnerships for food, beverage fleets

Motive has recently expanded its offering for the food and beverage market with the launch of a new Reefer Monitoring solution for refrigerated vehicles and trailers. The solution helps businesses  improve compliance with food transportation safety requirements and reduce costs related to reefer operations.  For customers using Thermo King reefer units, Motive collaborated with Thermo

SelecTrucks opens new location in Columbus Ohio

SelecTrucks recently welcomed its 41st location to the network with the opening of SelecTrucks of Columbus in West Jefferson, Ohio. SelecTrucks of Columbus is a part of Fyda Freightliner’s dealership network. Founded in 1954 by Walter F. Fyda upon his return from active duty with the United States Air Force, Fyda Freightliner began as The Fyda

Truck-Lite introduces enhancements to Super 44, 60 Series warning lights

Truck-Lite has introduced new warning light derivatives of its Super 44 and 60 Series LED lights for municipal, construction and refuse fleets. Additionally, heated options of both lights are also available, completing an already strong lineup of heated LED lights that now provide customers with the most comprehensive cold-weather LED lighting solution in the industry.

Cab specs for fleet comfort and efficiency

When it comes to your driver’s comfortability and satisfaction, there may be a couple things to consider while customizing your trucks. Driver comfort has become increasingly important to the industry as it works to improve retention success and recruitment efforts.   Your drivers are the most essential asset to your fleet’s success, so it is important

Interstate Batteries announces new partnership with Tractor Supply Co.

Interstate Batteries recently announced a new partnership with Tractor Supply Company to exclusively supply the retailer’s automotive, commercial and agricultural and power sports batteries.   Interstate’s battery products will begin appearing on Tractor Supply shelves by late Q4 2022. The 70-year-old battery company will utilize its network of 235 distributors, operating in 332 warehouses and in