December 7, 2012 - Industry News
Celadon Group Inc. announced changes to the roles of members of its executive team. The changes are effective immediately
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December 6, 2012 - Industry News
The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute has received certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence for the companys training programs
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December 5, 2012 - Industry News
Wheeling, Ill.-based Penray, a supplier of cooling system treatments, fuel treatments, and shop chemicals, named Gilbert Riley product manager
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The 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree was illuminated in an official lighting ceremony Dec. 4 on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, following a 5,300-mile multi-week journey powered by a Mack Pinnacle truck
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December 4, 2012 - Industry News
Boyd Bros. Transportation recently acquired Mid Seven Transportation in Des Moines, Iowa.
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TBEI Inc., a manufacturer of dump truck bodies, equipment and end dump trailers, has named Terry Campbell as its new General Manager of Ox Bodies Inc
Baldwin Filters in Kearney announced the promotion of Brent Yaw to the position of Vice President, International, effective immediately.
Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, announced it has acquired Torus Freight Systems, a Canadian-based logistics services company focused on Canadian cross-border and intra-Canada freight.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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Vipar Heavy Duty announced that Phoenix Truck and Bus LLC in Indianapolis, Ind., is the newest stockholder to join its network of distributors.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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The NAFA fleet association raised more than $8,000 for victims of Hurricane Sandy
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