July 6, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks has followed the lead of competitor Daimler Trucks North America in deciding not to participate in next year's Mid-America Trucking Show in favor of a biennial schedule.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Events, Mid-America Trucking Show
July 6, 2015 - Press Release
Tom Kenny, a 33-year tire industry veteran, has taken over for Dan Guiney as Yokohama Tire Corporation's (YTC) director of technical service.
Tags: Yokohama Tire Corp.
Great Dane has announced plans for the company’s first Supplier Summit & Innovation Challenge taking place Sept. 28 to 30, 2015 in Savannah, Ga.
Tags: Trailers, Events, Great Dane, Suppliers
July 3, 2015 - Industry News
Net orders of Class 5-7 vehicles fell 3 percent in June due to a "large hiccup" in truck ordering, according to ACT Research's president.
Tags: Vehicle Purchasing, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Trends, Truck Orders
July 2, 2015 - Industry News
North American Class 8 truck orders fell for the fourth straight month in June, to 19,624 units, according to preliminary data from FTR, keeping with seasonal trends.
Tags: Class 8, Truck Orders, FTR
July 2, 2015 - Product News
Noregon Systems’ Truck Check Up is an interactive, fuel-island based truck diagnostics station designed for use in heavy-duty trucks.
Tags: Noregon Systems, Truckstops, Diagnostics
June 30, 2015 - Industry News
Aerodynamic fairings, low-rolling-resistance tires and automatic tire-inflation systems will allow manufacturers to meet the regulations,
Tags: Greenhouse Gases, Trailers, Fuel Economy, Environmental Regulations
June 30, 2015 - Global News
Andreas Renschler, the former head of commercial trucks for Daimler who went to work heading up Volkswagen's commercial truck operations earlier this year, has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of Scania.
Tags: Volkswagen, MAN, People, Scania, Global
June 30, 2015 - Product News
Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper option for short- and regional-haul applications is now available through the company’s dealer network.
Tags: Peterbilt, Model 579, Sleepers, Model 567
June 29, 2015 - Product News
Kenworth’s 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is now available as an option for the company’s T680 and T880 trucks.
Tags: Kenworth, Sleepers, T880, T680
June 26, 2015 - Industry News
Giti Tire USA has announced that tire industry veteran John Aben is joining the company as its senior vice president.
Tags: Leadership, Tires, People, Giti TIre USA
June 25, 2015 - Industry News
Used Class 8 truck sales in May fell 11% compared with the previous month, to 2,496 units, according to the latest report from ACT Research.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Used Truck Sales
June 24, 2015 - Industry News
Members of the American Loggers Council can obtain one of three rebates when they purchase one of six Peterbilt models, the truck manufacturer has announced.
Tags: Peterbilt, Rebates, Truck Dealers, Logging
June 23, 2015 - Industry News
David Carson is taking over as president and CEO of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., following the retirement of Bob Harbin, president and CEO, Daimler Trucks North America has announced.
Tags: Leadership, People, Freightliner, Daimler Trucks North America
June 19, 2015 - Industry News
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1,771 Ram 4500 and 5500 cab chassis trucks in the 2014 and 2015 model years.
Tags: Recalls, Ram Truck, Ram 5500, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ram 4500, NHTSA, FCA US
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
May trailer orders continued a downward slide with 15,200 units moved in the month, decreasing 14% from April and down 29% year overyear, according to this month’s FTR report.
Tags: Trailers, Flatbeds, Dry Vans, Reefers, Trailer Orders
Class 8 truck orders were down in May with just over 20,500 units moved in the month, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders, May
Lawsuit claims Green Tail violates five patents held by ATDynamics for its TrailerTail rear aero faring.
Tags: Patents, ATDynamics, Stemco, Aerodynamics, TrailerTail, Ridge Corp.
June 15, 2015 - Industry News
And the top winner of the 33rd Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition is… drumroll, please: Kiegan Nelson of Richfield, Wis., who shined his 1985 Peterbilt 359 and 2014 MAC trailer combination all the way to score “Best in Show.”
June 15, 2015 - Product News
Meritor is adding dedicated customer support for aftermarket differential- and transmission-component rebuilders enrolled in the Drivetrain Direct program.
Tags: Customer Service, Meritor, Aftermarket, Transmissions, Drivetrains
In the 2016-CY, Chevrolet will offer six low-cab forward models in the Class 3-5 GVW segments. The models will be procured from Isuzu, badged as Chevrolets, receive a GM gasoline engine option, and sold at Chevrolet dealers.
Tags: Chevrolet, Isuzu, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 5, Class 3, Class 4, Cabovers, Isuzu N Series, General Motors
June 12, 2015 - Product News
Kenworth is offering a selection of all-position Yokohama tires for Kenworth heavy- and medium-duty conventional trucks.
Tags: Kenworth, Yokohama, Tires
June 10, 2015 - Industry News
Bendix and Meritor Wabco like the renewed attention put on their products by recommendations issued this week by the NTSB. But they don’t necessarily want to see them mandated.
Tags: Meritor Wabco, Forward Collision Warning, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, NTSB, NHTSA, Regulations
Hadley has named Thomas Bronz president and CEO following the retirement of Robert Dubsky.
Tags: Hadley Products, Executive Appointment, People
June 9, 2015 - Industry News
Kalmar Ottawa announced the sale of its 60,000th terminal tractor, a T2 model, three years after hitting the 50,000 mark.
Tags: Truck Sales, Terminal Tractors, Kalmar Ottawa
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