February 17, 2014
The Timken Co. announced that TimkenSteel Corp., its newly formed subsidiary which will hold the company's steel business, has filed an initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
February 13, 2014
Pilot Flying J announced the opening of a new Pilot Travel Center in Big Spring, Texas, to better serve professional drivers. The Pilot Travel Center is the 43rd location in Texas and will add 75 new jobs to help boost the local economy.
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. recently relocated its Albany Service Center to a larger facility. The newly constructed service center contains 72 doors – a 45% increase from the previous facility. Old Dominion employs 50 people at this location.
January 30, 2014
Ford Motor Co. will add 350 new jobs and invest $80 million in its Kentucky Truck Plant to meet growing demand for Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks.
Love’s Travel Stops has opened a new travel stop in Springville, Utah, on I-15, at Exit 260. This is Love's third travel stop in the state of Utah and its second of an anticipated 30 travel stops this year.
January 27, 2014
TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, has announced its network expansion into the state of Montana with the acquisition and rebranding of the newest TA, located at I-90, Exit 96 (8018 U.S. Hwy. 93 N.) in Missoula, Montana.
January 26, 2014
Building work officially began on the new 25,500 square-foot bespoke facility being built for Haldex, at MIRA Technology Park in Hinckley. To celebrate, a ground-breaking ceremony was held with a number of senior representatives from both companies.
January 9, 2014
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has expanded its Goodyear Authorized Retread network with the addition of Colonial Tire Distributors, a Richmond, Va.-based firm that serves trucking fleets with new Goodyear commercial truck tires, Goodyear retreads, and other products and services.
January 8, 2014
Great Dane is pleased to announce the addition of Great Dane of Montreal to its Canadian distribution network.
January 6, 2014
TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, has announced the grand reopening of its location at I-95, Exit 29 in Brunswick, Ga., as a TA- branded full-service truck stop/travel center.
December 30, 2013
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has relocated and expanded its Fort Myers Service Center to accommodate increased demand in the Southwest Florida region.
December 27, 2013
Volvo’s New River Valley assembly plant in Dublin, Va., are constructing a Customer Experience Track, set to open during the third quarter of 2014. The track will feature a 1.1-mile paved road course and an off-highway area, allowing Volvo to showcase its entire Class 8 lineup during customer tours and other events.
December 23, 2013
Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc., a family-owned aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group, is expanding into the heavy-duty market with the creation of its new commercial vehicle division.
December 17, 2013
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new Commercial Tire & Service Center to its network in Tulsa, Okla., expanding its offerings in the state.
December 12, 2013
Love’s Travel Stops opened three new travel stops in Pecos, Texas, on I-20, at Exit 42; St. Louis, Mo., on I-70, at Exit 246A; and Lexington, S.C., on I-20, at Exit 51, expanding its network to 312 locations nationwide.
December 10, 2013
Quaker Steak & Lube announced it signed an area development agreement with Bosselman Food Services Inc. to open two locations in Nebraska and one in Iowa.
November 21, 2013
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new travel stop in Bloomsdale, Mo., on I-55, Exit 157, on Thursday, Nov. 21. The Bloomsdale Love’s includes 78 truck parking spaces, Chester’s Chicken and McDonald’s restaurants and a Love’s Truck Tire Care center. The location is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
November 18, 2013
Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. announced its newest location in Sullivan, Mo. The new shop is located adjacent to the Flying J Travel Plaza.
November 17, 2013
Travel Centers of America LLC has agreed to acquire 31 convenience stores with retail gasoline stations for $67 million, before closing costs and customary working capital adjustments. The seller is a private company which operates these stores under its proprietary brand name Minit Mart.
Landstar System Inc. officially broke ground on its new orientation center in Ft. Worth, Texas. The new 12,000 square foot facility in Ft. Worth will be almost double the size of the current orientation center in Grand Prairie, with new and improved truck parking and more restrooms, work and dining space and computers for Landstar Business Capacity Owners.
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