Volvo and GMC Truck Leasing of Carolina has changed its operating name to Advantage Truck Leasing. The Charlotte-based company said the move reflects a strategic change in direction by the company, which has widened its scope of operations. Owner Terry Young said the name change reflects the company's wider product line and broader geographic area served.
EPA awarded a $200,00 grant to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to demonstrate how shore power is an alternative to truck idling. The grant money will be used to outfit longhaul trucks with onboard infrastructures that will enable them to become “no-idle” vehicles.