December 11, 2012 - Industry News
Tom Horne of Pennsylvania-based Hunter Peterbilt was posthumously awarded the Marvin F Gordon Lifetime Achievement Award at this years 2012 Used Truck Association Convention
Tags: Industry, Peterbilt, Pennsylvania, Dealers
Honeywell International is buying Intermec, known in trucking for its handheld barcode readers, RFID products and rugged mobile devices, for approximately $600 million
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December 10, 2012 - Industry News
President Barack Obama visited Detroit Diesel Corp. in Redford, Mich., on Monday to recognize Daimler Trucks North America's decision to invest $120 million in facilities to build the new Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission and the new Detroit DD15 proprietary asymmetric turbocharger in the United States
Tags: Industry, Detroit Diesel, Michigan, transmissions, Obama
Cummins Inc. has produced its 2-millionth diesel engine for Ram Trucks
Tags: Industry, Cummins, Chrysler, Ram
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
Tags: Industry, People, Penray
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.
Tags: Industry, Aquisistion
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.
Tags: Industry, Aquisistion, Transplace
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
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
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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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
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, Battery Electric Vehicles, 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 NAFA fleet association raised more than $8,000 for victims of Hurricane Sandy
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November 27, 2012 - Industry News
Truck Bodies & Equipment International Inc. announced the addition of Nicole Kyle as marketing manager
Tags: Industry, People
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico, was 0.1% lower in September 2012 than in September 2011.
Tags: Mexico, NAFTA, Surface Trade, Canada, Economy, BTS
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