December 4, 2012 - Industry News
At least 50 trucking companies, ranging from single-truck owner-operators to some of the largest and best-known fleets in the country, have volunteered to donate transportation for Wreaths Across America on Saturday, Dec. 15
Tags: Events, Wreaths Across America
Expect Volvo Trucks in North America to work on making inroads into the vocational market as well as enhancing ways to benefit customers as long as they own the truck, under Goran Nyberg, the company's new president of North American Sales & Marketing.
After a whirlwind first two months on the job traveling across the country to meet customers and dealers (and finding some time to get behind the wheel of a truck), Nyberg spoke to HDT about Volvo and the North American market
Tags: Industry, Volvo, Vocational
December 3, 2012 - Industry News
Affinia Group Inc. announced that it has spun off its brake businesses. The new organization will be led by the management team from Affinia Group's former Global Brake group, with oversight provided by a separate board of directors.
Tags: Industry, Affinia, Brakes
For the fifth year, the Truckload Carriers Association has selected a Highway Angel of the Year who best embodies the spirit of the organization's Highway Angel program. This year's recipient is Kenny Cass, a driver development instructor for FedEx Freight of Portland, Ore.
Tags: Events, TCA, Highway Angel
Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. announced its newest location in Sayre, Okla. Located adjacent to the Flying J Travel Plaza, this Boss Shop will be part of the Uni-Maxx Truck Care network
Tags: Industry, Truckstops, Tires
November 30, 2012 - Industry News
Organizers have announced the participants of the Heavy Duty Distribution Panel, one of three Industry Expert Discussion Panels at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue conference, to be held Jan. 21 immediately preceding Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2013
Tags: Events, HDAD, HDMA, HDAW
When Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast , Wabash Corp. immediately reached out to numerous agencies to extend a helping hand with its new DuraPlate portable structures
Tags: Industry, Sandy, Wabash
The Truckload Carriers Association's official Highway Angel spokesperson, country music singer Lindsay Lawler, will perform Dec. 4 at the lighting ceremony of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree.
Horton has added a warehouse location in Indianapolis, Ind., to its QuickShip warehouse program. The addition in Indianapolis is intended to better serve the Midwest market.
Tags: Industry, Horton, Indiana
Vipar Heavy Duty announced that Phoenix Truck and Bus LLC in Indianapolis, Ind., is the newest stockholder to join its network of distributors.
Tags: Industry, Vipar
We continue our reflection back on the past 90 years of HDT's history. We start Part Two of the series in the 1970s
November 29, 2012 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks North America is celebrating the production anniversary of its plant in Saltillo, Mexico, with the 100,000th Freightliner Cascadia to roll off the floor
Tags: Events, Freightliner, Mexico
Smith Electric Vehicles announced that it will open an electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Chicago, after Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a voucher system created to accelerate the conversion from diesel to all-electric commercial vehicles
Tags: Industry, Smith, EV, Illinois
M. Jeffrey Spence has been named vice president of national accounts for NationaLease, a North American full-service truck leasing organization
Fontaine Modification is reopening its truck modification center in Springfield, Ohio, to provide post-production modifications on Navistar on-highway and vocational trucks for dealers and fleets
Tags: Industry, Navistar, Fontaine
November 28, 2012 - Industry News
The 2013 Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show will be held Feb. 1-2 at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Ill.
Tags: Events, Illinois
The NAFA fleet association raised more than $8,000 for victims of Hurricane Sandy
Tags: Industry, Sandy, NAFA
November 27, 2012 - Industry News
Truck Bodies & Equipment International Inc. announced the addition of Nicole Kyle as marketing manager
Tags: Industry, People
November 26, 2012 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations' sold-out Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking will be held this week, Nov. 28-30, featuring natural gas heavyweights such as T. Boone Pickens
Tags: Events, Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels
November 25, 2012 - Industry News
Wallwork Kenworth opened a new parts and service facility in Dickinson, N.D., to serve oilfield and local agricultural businesses
Tags: Industry, Kenworth, North Dakota, Parts
The Volvo Group will contribute $100,000 in support of Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts by the American Red Cross, the City of New York, and the City of Allentown, Pa
November 21, 2012 - Industry News
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November 20, 2012 - Industry News
Pine Bluff Truck and Trailer in Pine Bluff, Ark., marked its 50th anniversary with a customer appreciation banquet honoring customers and employees.
Frost & Sullivan will host a complimentary webinar discussing how nearly one in three heavy-duty trucks will feature platform-based lineage by 2018
Kenworth of Buffalo has acquired a Kenworth dealership in the Boston area and changed the name of its expanded, five-dealer organization to the Kenworth Northeast Group
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