Didn't get the chance to attend the 2018 Work Truck Show last month? See what you missed from Sortimo.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Sunday, July 15, 2018
All SpaceKap™ models are slip-in transferable service bodies offer a universal fit for all full-size pickup trucks in the market. You can easily install or remove the capsule from your pickup truck within few minutes if you need to switch vehicles or replace your truck. Once fitted with shelves and ladder or step ladder racks, it keeps your tools and equipment safe and well organized, to save you time and money.
Manufactured since 1992, the SpaceKap™ is considered an attractive and eco-friendly solution that meets the transport needs of businesses of all sizes. SpaceKap™ units are affordable, safe, reusable and transferable from one vehicle to another, to turn any pickup truck into a service vehicle.The pickup-SpaceKap combo is 12% more fuel efficient than a cargo van, making it the ultimate solution for truck fleets.
Learn more at: http://www.spacekap.com/
Friday, July 13, 2018
Learn how a BEDSLIDE will change the way you use your truck bed. Never crawl under your tonneau cover or truck cap again. Use the BEDSLIDE to slide all you stuff right to you.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Nissan Foundation awards $730,000 in grants to 29 organizations promoting the value of racial, ethnic and cultural diversity
- In 26th year, Nissan Foundation maintains its singular focus on recognizing nonprofits promoting respect among racial and cultural groups
- The Nissan Foundation annually awards grants to nonprofits in California, Georgia, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, Tennessee and Texas
- Nissan will accept Letters of Intent for 2019 grant cycle beginning in October
Over its 26-year history, the Nissan Foundation has awarded more than $10 million to approximately 120 organizations promoting respect and understanding among cultural and ethnic groups.
"The Nissan Foundation has a proud history of recognizing and supporting organizations working to promote the value of racial, ethnic and cultural diversity," said Nissan Foundation President Scott Becker, who is also senior vice president, Administration, Nissan North America, Inc. "We're thrilled to once again honor organizations making a real impact in this regard."
In 1992, Nissan North America formed the Nissan Foundation in response to the civil unrest that occurred near Nissan's then U.S. headquarters in Southern California following the Rodney King trial verdict. Every year since, the Nissan Foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to organizations that offer educational programs that inform, inspire and celebrate diversity among the various cultural and ethnic groups that make up society.
"These organizations do extremely important work in our communities," said Vicki Smith, executive director, Nissan Foundation. "Many grantee organizations are bringing cultural diversity to life in compelling ways, while others focus on the challenges of eliminating prejudice and discrimination. Each organization is making a valuable contribution to building respect and greater understanding among people – not just in their communities, but often on a national level."
Among the organizations receiving a 2018 Nissan Foundation grant is the Nashville Public Library Foundation, which is receiving its third grant from the Nissan Foundation this year. The Nashville Public Library was named the 2017 Library of the Year by Library Journal Magazine, recognizing its profound service to the community, creativity, leadership and innovation in developing community programs. The library started the "Civil Rights and a Civil Society" program as a training experience for law enforcement officials, a platform for discussing complex community dynamics through a historical framework. Over the past year the program has expanded to include community organizations, schools, corporate groups and delegations from other cities. The Nashville Public Library will use its 2018 Nissan Foundation grant to support continued expansion of the program.
Another Nissan Foundation 2018 grantee is the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, a secular, nonprofit that promotes mutual respect with practical programs that bridge religious difference and combat prejudice in schools, workplaces, health care settings and combat zones.
Through a public education program called "Combating Extremism," Tanenbaum disseminates education materials that address fear, misinformation and prejudice. The resources include fact sheets on current issues such as white supremacy and the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Materials include targeted questions for use by teachers, religious leaders, community organizers and parents.
Tanenbaum will use its 2018 Nissan Foundation grant to further its outreach efforts, including the creation of six new resources.
The Nissan Foundation initially reviewed 101 letters of intent and 39 proposals from nonprofits in seven U.S. states where Nissan operates before awarding grants for 2018.
2018 Grant Recipients
Autry Museum of the American West, "Voices of Native America" ($15,000)
Connecting Cultures Mobile Museum, "CCMM-in Schools (Mobile Museum)" ($15,000)
Japanese American National Museum, "School Visits Program and Family Festivals" ($30,000)
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum, "Root Series" ($10,000)
San Diego Museum of Man, "Continuing to Make San Diego Safe for Human Differences" ($10,000)
USC Pacific Asia Museum, "School Programs" ($15,000)
Western Justice Center Foundation, "Compassion Plays in Schools" ($15,000)
Atlanta Historical Society, "Juneteenth Public Program" ($15,000)
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, "Refugee Education and Engagement Project" ($10,000)
Fernbank Inc., "Winter Wonderland: Celebrations and Traditions Around the World" ($25,000)
Arab American National Museum, "Global Fridays" ($10,000)
The Community House, "Race Relations & Diversity Task Force" ($15,000)
Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, "From Our Classrooms to Our Global, Diverse Society" ($50,000)
Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center, "The Wright, Baber Pittman Research Library" ($20,000)
Brooklyn Historical Society, "Muslims in Brooklyn Education Components" ($15,000)
Japan Society, "Japan's Annual Festivities" ($20,000)
Jewish Children's Museum, "Public School Initiative" ($20,000)
Jewish Museum, "Movies That Matter" ($20,000)
One to World Inc., "One To World's Cultural Understanding Programs" ($25,000)
Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, "Combating Extremism and Promoting Respect: A Public Education Campaign" ($30,000)
Children's Museum Corporation of Rutherford County, "Kids First" ($55,000)
Global Education Center, "Passport to Understanding" ($25,000)
Nashville Public Library Foundation, "Civil Rights and a Civil Society: Critical Dialogues in Equity, Race and Identity" ($50,000)
Nashville Public Television, "Next Door Neighbors 2018-2019" ($75,000)
Native American Indian Association of Tennessee, "37th Annual Indian Education Pow-Wow" ($10,000)
Oasis Center, "Building Bridges" ($50,000)
STARS Nashville, "Understanding Bullying Prevention Through the Lens of Cultural Competence" ($25,000)
Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition, "Welcoming Tennessee" ($30,000)
National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum, "Cultural Heritage Youth Workshops" ($25,000)
Call for 2019 grant applicants
The Nissan Foundation will begin accepting letters of intent for the 2019 grant cycle in October with a submission deadline of Friday, Oct. 26. Nissan Foundation grants are awarded annually; the next grants will be awarded in June 2019.
For more information about the Nissan Foundation and its application process, visit the Nissan Foundation page.
About the Nissan Foundation
Established in 1992, the mission of the Nissan Foundation is to build community through valuing cultural diversity. The Nissan Foundation is part of Nissan North America's commitment to "enrich people's lives" by helping to meet the needs of communities throughout the U.S. through philanthropic investments, corporate outreach sponsorships, in-kind donations and other charitable contributions.
About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.
About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2017, the company sold 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.9 trillion yen. On April 1, 2017, the company embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year plan targeting a 30% increase in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by the end of fiscal 2022, along with cumulative free cash flow of 2.5 trillion yen. As part of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, the company plans to extend its leadership in electric vehicles, symbolized by the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan's global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, the Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999 and acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is today the world's largest automotive partnership, with combined sales of more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.
For more information about our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit Nissan-Global.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, and view our latest videos on YouTube.
Sunday, July 8, 2018
VERO BEACH, Fla. – Tune in Sunday, July 8th at 6:30 p.m. EDT on the Nissan Trucks Facebook page, where professional fisherman and TV host Carter Andrews will join in unveiling the next TITAN Adventure show vehicle, TITAN Surfcamp – a throwback to beach trucks of the ‘60s and ‘70s – live from the sandy shores of Vero Beach, Florida.
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Saturday, July 7, 2018
Road hazards, salt spray chambers and high-speed tracks. These Nissan NV vans have seen it all. Now you can see it, too, with this look the durability, quality and reliability tests.