March 14, 2016 - Industry News
Seven out of 10 Class 8 trucks in North America now run with Meritor axles, and the company has plans to grow, including an ambitious schedule of new product announcements.
Tags: TMC, Meritor
February 3, 2016 - Industry News
Earnings season continues this week and with it are the first numbers from major trucking suppliers, such as Meritor, Eaton and Wabash National, in addition to those from trucking operations ArcBest and C.H. Robinson.
Tags: Economy, Eaton, Meritor, Eaton Corp., ABF, Wabash National, C.H. Robinson, ArcBest Corp., Fleet Earnings
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.
July 29, 2015 - Industry News
Wabash's second quarter earnings showed a big leap in profitability from a year ago. Meritor results were hampered by a strong dollar and weak overseas markets but were up on an adjusted basis.
Tags: Economy, Trailers, Earnings, Wabash National, Meritor
July 16, 2015 - Industry News
Meritor announced that it is extending emergency and unit-down ordering hours at the Florence, Ky., and Brampton, Ontario, Canada distribution centers.
Tags: Parts, Meritor, Distribution Centers
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
April 29, 2015 - Industry News
Meritor named President and Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey A. Craig the company's new CEO, succeeding Ivor J. Evans.
Tags: Meritor, People, CEO
March 27, 2015 - Industry News
Big-rig truck racing is returning to the U.S. for the first time since 1993 with the Meritor ChampTruck World Series for the 2015 season.
Tags: Meritor, Sponsorship, ChampTruck, Racing, MATS, Mid-America Trucking Show
January 28, 2015 - Industry News
Truck component manufacturer Meritor Inc. on Wednesday reported quarterly financial results showing a big increase in profit despite a small drop in sales.
Tags: Meritor, Earnings
January 14, 2015 - Product News
Meritor’ OnTrac Customer Service Center is now open seven days a week with expanded hours Monday through Friday.
Tags: Customer Service, Call Center, Meritor, Product Support
September 24, 2014 - Industry News
Driveline damage from engine torque “spikes” is among the many nuts-and-bolts subjects discussed by fleet managers and supplier representatives this week at a maintenance conference in Florida.
Tags: DOWNSPEED, Spec'ing, Torque, Technology & Maintenance Council, DANA, Detroit Diesel, Meritor, Transmissions, Axles, Drivelines
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
Sales were down slightly for Meritor in its third fiscal quarter, but partly thanks to a settlement of an antitrust suit with Eaton, it saw net income of $234 million, compared to a net loss of $38 million in the same period last year.
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, Earnings
June 23, 2014 - Industry News
Truck component makers Meritor and Eaton have reached a settlement agreement relating to an antitrust lawsuit filed in 2006.
Tags: Eaton, Meritor, Eaton Corp., Litigation
May 23, 2014 - Industry News
CAMERI, ITALY -- Meritor is developing a new drive axle intended to save fuel by reducing parasitic power losses resulting from oil churn. The company shared its plans for the new fuel-efficient drive axle at a press event for North American trade journalists.
Tags: Meritor, Drivetrains, Axles, Fuel Economy, Global
May 1, 2014 - Industry News
Finances for the truck component maker Meritor have turned around compared to a year ago, with it reporting a small profit.
September 13, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House to discourage any increase in the 12% Federal Excise Tax on the purchase of heavy-duty trucks and trailers, a measure that has been discussed as one way to raise more money for highways.
Tags: NTEA, TRALA, Taxes, ATD, Congress, Navistar, Volvo Trucks, Equipment, Mack Trucks, Meritor, Highway Funding, Dealers, Infrastructure Funding
July 15, 2013 - Industry News
Meritor is reinvigorating a 75-year-old brake manufacturing facility in Wales, complete with a state-of-the-art engineering and test center, to meet expected increased demand in North American, European and emerging commercial vehicle markets.
Tags: Meritor, Air Disc Brake, Brakes, Global
June 19, 2013 - Industry News
Vantage Trailers has selected Meritor trailer components as standard equipment on all Vantage products, including suspensions, tire pressure inflation, wheel-end components and more.
Tags: Trailers, Meritor
January 31, 2013 - Industry News
Meritor celebrated its 10 millionth trailer axle made in North America at its Frankfort, Ky. manufacturing facility.
Tags: Meritor, Wabash, Werner Enterprises, Kentucky, Axles
January 23, 2013 - Industry News
Fras-le announced that it began production of heavy-duty brake lining at its friction manufacturing facility in Prattville, Ala. earlier this month. This is the first time Fras-le has produced heavy-duty brake lining in the U.S.
Tags: Fras-le, Meritor
January 22, 2013 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS -- Meritor introduced a comprehensive aftermarket drivetrain program, called Drivetrain Direct, designed to meet the parts needs of component rebuilders across the U.S. and Canada
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket
January 17, 2013 - Industry News
Meritor announced a series of organizational changes it says are designed to more closely align its overall structure with its recent business segment consolidation
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, People
November 14, 2012 - Industry News
For the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012, Meritor posted sales of $986 million, down 19% from the same period last year due to lower sales volumes in global markets as well as weaker currency translation
November 13, 2012 - Industry News
Meritor Inc. announced that it plans to consolidate its North American remanufacturing operations and create a "center of excellence" in Plainfield, Ind
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, Remanufacturing
November 12, 2012 - Industry News
Meritor Inc. announced that it has revised its reporting structure to drive efficiencies across the corporation. Going forward, the company expects to report future results under two segments: Commercial Truck and Industrial and Aftermarket and Trailer
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