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  • NTEA Announces Dates & Location for Work Truck Show

    NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, has announced location and date information for its annual Work Truck Show for the next two years. The show will return to Indianapolis — site of the last three events — in both 2014 and 2015, the association announced and will take place at the Indiana Convention Center. In 2014, the show will be held from March 5–7, preceded by educational [&hellip

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    9 Strategies For Improving Fleet Sustainability

    Fleet sustainability initiatives remain a top-of-mind topic for many fleet managers. And with increasing fuel prices, many fleet managers are trying to lower fuel spend (see more). An article from Talking TCO shared 9 ways to improve fleet sustainability, which serves as a great resource for all fleet managers. To implement sustainable strategies, focus on targeting driver behavior and vehicle maintenance. Driver Behavior The decisions drivers make on a [&hellip

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    How the Upfit Industry Works

    According to the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), a commercial or work truck upfitter includes: any type of manufacturer or distributor that makes alterations to a complete or an incomplete vehicle sourced from any number of original equipment manufacturers or OEM’s (like Ford, GM, Dodge, Toyota, Nissan, Mercedes Benz,Freightliner, Kenworth, etc.) The government agency in charge of regulating the vehicle upfit industry is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [&hellip

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    10 Considerations For Selecting The Right Liftgate

    Truck liftgates, also called liftbacks, consist of several types – according to the angle and the means of lifting and how they are mounted to the truck. Common types of liftgates include: conventional fold-up, rail-gate, dump-through, and tuck-under/fold-away styles. With such a range in the types of liftgates available, how do you choose the right one? In the recent article, Need a Lift? Remember to Spec the Right Liftgate, [&hellip

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    Work Truck Photo Contest

    Do you have a photo of your upfitted work truck? Auto Truck Group is now holding a Work Truck Photo Contest. Simply upload an image of your upfitted work truck by filling out this short form. All entrants will receive a FREE Auto Truck Group water bottle. Those who submit a photo will also be automatically entered to win the grand prize gift pack including an Auto Truck backpack, [&hellip

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