July 27, 2015 - Industry News
TruckPro has completed the purchase of Power Train Service, a provider of heavy-duty aftermarket truck parts, fleet maintenance, remanufacturing, and mobile repair services.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Mergers & Acquisitions, TruckPro, Parts and Service, Remanufacturing
Truck component manufacturer Accuride achieved record profitability in the second quarter of the year and a big improvement from the first quarter.
Tags: Economy, Accuride, Earnings, Wheels
July 23, 2015 - Product News
Mack Trucks has activated its GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution in more than 25,000 models since the product launched in 2014.
Tags: Telematics, Mack Trucks, Diagnostics
July 22, 2015 - Industry News
Out of service brake violations dropped slightly this year during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual, unannounced brake check day.
Tags: Brakes, CVSA, Out of Service Violations
July 21, 2015 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that this year's Brake Safety Week will take place from Sept. 6 - 12.
Tags: Vehicle Inspection, Brakes, Brake Safety Week, CVSA
July 17, 2015 - Industry News
Contracts worth C$725 million include more than 1,500 heavy 8x8 trucks, 300 trailers and 150 Armour Protection Systems.
Tags: Canada, Military, Mack Trucks
Because 7,750 engines were not fully assembled in 2009 but in 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency says Navistar should have obtained an exemption in the form of a certificate of compliance, but didn’t.
Tags: Navistar, Diesel Emissions, EPA, Engines, EPA 2010, Litigation
July 17, 2015 - Product News
Peterbilt's new SmartLinq remote diagnostics technology is in production, a factory-installed system on all trucks equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines.
Tags: Peterbilt, Paccar MX Engine, Remote Diagnostics, Paccar
July 13, 2015 - Industry News
The weekly program covers issues involving maintenance, inspection and specification of brakes, on-board vehicle electronics and electrical systems, engines, seating, tires and more.
Tags: Technicians, Satellite Radio, Technology & Maintenance Council, Sirius XM
July 10, 2015 - Industry News
The Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network is expanding with the opening of three new locations.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Service Center, Goodyear Tire & Rubber
July 7, 2015 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2015 Fall Meeting TMCSuperTech technician skills competition on Sept. 21-25 at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla.
Tags: ATA, TMC, Competition, Awards, Events, TMCSuperTech
July 6, 2015 - Industry News
Wheel-end parts manufacturer RevHD has launched a free wheel-end training course on its website for training and certifying mechanics on wheel-end repairs.
Tags: Technician Training, Wheels, Wheel Ends, RevHD
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
July 1, 2015 - Press Release
Stemco, an EnPro Industries company, completed its previously announced acquisition of the maker of Goodyear air springs, as well as Super Cushion and Spring Ride air springs, from ContiTech, a division of Continental Corporation.
Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, EnPro Industries, Air Springs, Stemco
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
Terex Utilities held its annual Service School from June 9-11 in Watertown, S.D., hosting 71 people representing 38 utility companies.
Tags: Terex, Utility Fleets, Technician Training, Technicians
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 11, 2015 - Industry News
A recall covering nearly 105,000 Kenworth trucks will address the potential for water leaks that can lead to wiper motor malfunction and raise the risk of an electrical short.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Recalls, NHTSA
June 8, 2015 - Industry News
BestDrive, a commercial tire retreader and distributor owned by Continental Tire, opened a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Taylor, Mich.
Tags: Continental Tires, Tires, Retreads
May 8, 2015 - Industry News
OEM powertrain integration will ultimately positively disrupt the telematics industry, according to Matthew Pfaffenback, director of telematics, Daimler Trucks North America, speaking at the ALK Transportation Technology Summit.
Tags: OEM, ALK Transportation Technology Summit, Telematics, Daimler Trucks North America, Diagnostics
May 7, 2015 - Industry News
Jim McGeehan, Consulting Scientist for Delo engine oils, has elected to retire from Chevron effective June 30, 2015, according to Chevron Products Co.
Tags: Chevron Lubricants, Chevron Delo, PC-11
May 6, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service could reduce its maintenance costs by $21.8 million a year by improving oversight of its mechanics and right-sizing staffing at vehicle garages, according to finding by the U.S. Office of Inspector General.
Tags: USPS, Maintenance Costs
April 30, 2015 - Industry News
HDA Truck Pride named Davenport and Willingham the 2014 Truck Service expert of the year at the HDTA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Awards, HDA Truck Pride, Technicians
April 29, 2015 - Industry News
Wabash National announced a five-year agreement with Aurora Parts & Accessories to be the exclusive supplier of aftermarket parts the company's trailers and brands.
Tags: Trailers, Aftermarket Parts, Supplier, Wabash National
April 9, 2015 - Product News
Dossier Systems has announced the release of Dossier v.6.4, the latest version of the software with cloud-based features.
Tags: Telematics, Zonar, Cloud-Based Technology, Dossier
April 8, 2015 - Industry News
Jim Winsor, a veteran trucking industry journalist and former executive editor of Heavy Duty Trucking, passed away Tuesday night from natural causes.
Tags: Obituary, Technology & Maintenance Council
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