November 20, 2015 - Industry News
Following its acquisition of Goodyear's air springs business, Stemco named Donnie Wells vice president and general manager of Stemco Suspension Products.
Tags: People, Stemco
Daimler Trucks Friday announced a $375 million investment to enable production of the new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty engines at Detroit’s Redford, Mich., plant, and officially launched production of the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission.
Tags: Transmissions, Engines, Detroit, Automated Manual Transmissions, Detroit DT12, Detroit DD5, Medium-Duty Trucks
November 19, 2015 - Industry News
While trailer orders in October were down month over month and year over year, they still beat expectations thanks to "spectacular" refrigerated van orders, according to industry research and analysis firm FTR.
Tags: Trailers, FTR
More than 25 Ram trucks will kick off the holiday season in style as they tow all the floats in the 89th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 26, in New York City.
Tags: Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Thanksgiving, Ram Trucks
November 19, 2015 - Product News
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has launched its FusoFirst product support program, aimed at providing full-service customer support for owners and operators of Mitsubishi Fuso medium-duty trucks.
Tags: Roadside Assistance, Medium-Duty Trucks, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Dealers, Mobile Apps
November 18, 2015 - Industry News
Iveco's new medium-duty Eurocargo has been chosen by European commercial vehicle journalists as International Truck of the Year 2016.
Tags: Iveco, Medium-Duty Trucks, International Truck of the Year, Awards, Global
November 16, 2015 - Industry News
Accuride announced Monday that it has realigned its organization and upgraded its leadership team to support the company’s plans to grow as a supplier of wheel-end products to the global commercial vehicle industry.
Tags: Leadership, Gunite, Wheels, Accuride, People, Global
NTEA The Association for the Work Truck Industry recently appointed Susan Dehne as senior director of technical services.
Tags: NTEA, Associations, People
Shur-Co LLC says it is setting up a new location in Sioux Falls, S.D., to install ShurTite retractable tarp system. The products continue to be made in and distributed from the original facility in Canada and it will remain the main location.
Tags: Tarping, Flatbed Trailers, Shur-Co LLC
November 13, 2015 - Industry News
A big-block V-8 engine will burn propane and deliver diesel-like performance at lower cost, the company says.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Propane Autogas, COE, Alkane Truck Company, Cabovers, Class 7, Alternative Fuels
November 12, 2015 - Industry News
The 2012-model trucks sold in 2011, a good year, should push down prices as freight tonnage and demand now seems to be softening slightly.
Tags: Used Trucks, Truck Sales, Class 8
Nissan's diesel-powered 2016 Titan XD pickup will tow 12,314 pounds and offers a maximum payload capacity of 2,091 pounds, according to new details released by Nissan.
Tags: Nissan, Towing, Nissan Titan, Large Pickups, 2016-MY, Nissan Titan XD
November 11, 2015 - Product News
Webb Brake Adjusters is partnering with HDA Truck Pride to sell their clearance-sensing automatic slack adjusters at more than 700 distributor locations.
Tags: Webb Wheel, Brakes, HDA Truck Pride, Automatic Slack Adjusters
November 11, 2015 - Industry News
Reyco Granning has named Raoul Steenekamp vice president of engineering and Ramin Zarrabi vice president of manufacturing.
Tags: Leadership, Reyco Granning, Aftermarket, People, Suspensions
Class 6 GVW trucks now operating in commercial fleets now have an average 21.2-year lifespan due to their reliability, durability, and use in a variety of applications, IHS Automotive's commercial vehicle director told WorkTruckOnline.com.
Tags: Class 6, Truck Rental, Box Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, IHS Automotive
November 8, 2015 - Product News
As Navistar continues to make progress putting the “dark days” of its failed EPA 2010 emissions strategy behind it, it will re-brand its product lineup as it rolls out new models starting next year.
Tags: ATA MC&E, Navistar, 2016-MY, Medium-Duty Trucks
November 8, 2015 - Industry News
Navistar says it will "leverage joint technology" to produce its own premium vocational trucks.
Tags: Navistar, Caterpillar, Cat Truck, International PayStar, Vocational Trucks, Dump Trucks
November 6, 2015 - Product News
Meritor and Pressure Systems International celebrated the production of the 1,000,000th Meritor Tire Inflation System, the companies have announced.
Tags: Meritor, Tire Pressure, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, P.S.I.
November 5, 2015 - Press Release
Summit Holdings’ Board of Directors announced that, as part of the company’s succession plan, Justin Fink, currently president of the company, will also become Chief Executive Officer of Summit Truck Group in January 2016.
Tags: C-Suite, Promotions, Summit Truck Group, Summit Holdings
November 4, 2015 - Industry News
The two companies collaborated on the latest version of the Smart Advantage powertrain, aimed at regional highway service.
Tags: Cummins, Eaton, Cummins ISX15, Automated Transmissions
November 3, 2015 - Industry News
Class 5-8 vehicle orders are projected to hit 47,200 orders for the month of October which is up 14% from the previous month but 30% below last year’s numbers, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders
November 3, 2015 - Product News
The Paccar MX-11 engine will be available for Peterbilt’s flagship Model 579 and vocational Model 567 trucks beginning Nov. 13, the company has announced.
Tags: PACCAR, Diesel Engines, Peterbilt, MX-11
November 3, 2015 - Global News
MAN Truck & Bus is teaming up with Volkswagen to add a new light commercial van to its product lineup, making the German-based company a full-range supplier offering commercial vehicles between 3 and 44 tons.
Tags: MAN Trucks, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, MAN TGE, Global
November 2, 2015 - Product News
Vehicle market analyst IHS Automotive has identified over 500,000 businesses operating fleets of up to 250 vehicles that are expected to purchase new commercial vehicle in the next 15 months.
Tags: Truck Orders, IHS Automotive, Small Fleets, Mid-Size Fleets
November 2, 2015 - Industry News
J.B. Poindexter & Co., parent company of Morgan Olson, is buying Reading Truck Body, which makes service and other bodies
Tags: Reading Truck Body, Mergers & Acquisitions
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