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Goodyear launches interactive blog

| September 26, 2011

A new blog, the fleetHQ Ask The Tire Answer Man, features Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.'s Tim Miller in an answer and question format, the Akron, Ohio-based tire maker said. Miller is a veteran communications marketing ...

Route tracking service offered

| September 26, 2011

PC Miler 25, a new online route tracking service, calculates times of day and week in arrivals times required for transit users, says its maker ALK Technologies. Traffic speed data is included free of charge in ...

Kenworth wins environmental award

| September 22, 2011

Seattle-based Kenworth Truck Co. is one of 50 companies in Washington that Seattle Business magazine honored for reducing carbon emissions or improving the environment. The magazine's Green Washington Awards include recognition of companies, government agencies and ...

Love’s opens Washington stop

| September 22, 2011

Drivers will earn double “I Love Rewards” loyalty points on all purchases made through Sept. 22 at the new travel stop in Napavine, Wash., on I-5, exit 72, Love’s Travel Stop says. The new stop includes ...

Goodyear starts truck care network

| September 22, 2011

Drivers can access locations for on-highway truck and commercial tire service on a new website, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. says. The Uni-Maxx Truck Care website is part of a network that connects drivers ...

Fleet insider | Prime

| September 21, 2011

Prime recognizes million-mile achievements Prime recently recognized Thomas Hogan for reaching 2 million miles of safe driving and recognized Ervin Carter, Thomas Griswold, Roger Guy, George Hoffman, ­Bennett Smith, William Stanford and Ann Weatherbee ...

Convoy set for Special Olympics

| September 19, 2011

The World’s Largest Truck Convoy 2011, a 22-mile benefit for Special Olympics Illinois, will be held in Tinley Park, Ill., on Saturday, Oct. 1. The procession will start and end at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, and ...

Truck exhibit hall expanding

| September 16, 2011

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum's exhibit hall is expanding by 21, 600 square feet to display more than 60 trucks, museum curator Dave Meier said. Part of the Iowa 80 Truckstop based in Walcott, Iowa, the exhibit ...

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