December 17, 2012 - Industry News
TruckPro LLC has completed the purchase of Carolina Rim and Wheel Co. The acquisition includes the five CRW store operations across the Carolinas and Georgia
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JX Truck Center is open for business at its new facility in Kronenwetter, Wis., approximately six miles south of its previous location.
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Vanguard Truck Centers recently announced the opening of its newest Mack and Isuzu dealership in St. Louis, Mo.
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December 15, 2012 - Industry News
SpeedGauge announced a new partnership with International Telematics which extends SpeedGauge technology more deeply into Australia and New Zealand, while SpeedGauge enhances International Telematics' presence in the North American market
Tags: Industry, SpeedGauge, telematics, analytics
December 13, 2012 - Industry News
Hankook Tire has appointed Byeong Jin Lee as its new President of Hankook Tire America Corp., effective Jan. 1.
Long-time Continental and General truck tire dealer Bergey's Tire, headquartered in Souderton, Pa., announced the expansion of its product offering with a retreading solution from Continental Tire's Commercial Vehicle Tire Business Unit
Tags: Industry, Continental, Tires, retreads
Truck-Lite recently announced two significant changes to its marketing team. Bob Ives has assumed the position of Executive Vice President of Business Development, and Beth W. English joined the organization as Vice President of Marketing
Paccar Leasing recently added eight new franchise locations in six states and one Canadian province
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December 12, 2012 - Industry News
Navistar International announced Samuel J. Merksamer, managing director at Icahn Capital LP, has been appointed to the company's board of directors
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The Canadian Trucking Alliance has informed Canada Customs and Border Agency that member carriers are still experiencing difficulties and delays with the ACI eManifest program since the beginning of the informed compliance period, which took effect on Nov. 1
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December 11, 2012 - Industry News
For the third time in his career, Jason Swann of Rush Truck Centers in Dallas was named the All Around Winner in the Heavy-Duty Division in the Rush Truck Centers Skills Rodeo
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HDA Truck Pride has expanded its Master Warehouse to a new, larger facility in the metropolitan St Louis area
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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
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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.
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
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