October 24, 2012
Navistar International Corp. announced a public offering of approximately 10.7 million shares of its common stock, which could net it up to $218 million
The American Transportation Research Institute has launched a new survey that explores the use of navigation systems by commercial drivers.
This brief online survey, which seeks both commercial driver and motor carrier input, will capture information on the attitudes of both groups toward navigation systems including perceived benefits and risks.
October 23, 2012
Class 8 new and net orders continued to soften in September, as the perceived threat of bad economic news impacts potential truck buyers, according to ACT Research Co.
Peterbilt named Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo as its 2011 North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year
Mega-dealer Rush Enterprises reported net income for the third quarter that was down compared to a year ago, with lower Class 8 sales, higher medium-duty sales, and strong parts and service operations. The company also announced continued geographic growth
October 22, 2012
Navistar announced it has reached definitive, long-term supply agreements for heavy-duty diesel engines and emissions aftertreatment technologies with Cummins
October 17, 2012
The unsettled nature of the electric vehicle market was underscored earlier this week with the announced bankruptcy of A123 Systems, a battery maker that got federal stimulus money - something quickly pointed out by the Romney for President campaign
Navistar International Corp. announced John C. (Jack) Pope, chairman of PFI Group LLC, a financial management firm, has been appointed to the company's board of directors. He replaces David D. Harrison, who elected to retire after serving five years as a board member
Electronic Funds Source LLC, a provider of customized payment solutions for the transportation industry, has bought T-Chek Systems of Eden Prairie, Minn., from C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.
October 16, 2012
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. has named Anthony Sippel its director of sales and marketin
Former Xata executive Angela Shue has joined Cadec Global's executive team as vice president of sales, and Owen Smith has moved into the new role of senior vice president of product strategy
October 15, 2012
The transportation and warehousing sector added 17,100 jobs throughout the month of September, substantially contributing to the drop in unemployment in the latest job numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week
Accuride Corporation President and CEO Rick Dauch has received the Quality Leader of the Year Award from the Automotive Division of the 80,000-member American Society for Quality
Concirrus, a provider of telemetry and M2M solutions, and CMS SupaTrak, one of the United Kingdom's providers of vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, will integrate PressurePro's tire pressure information into their solution.
Trucker Buddies, Al and Kym Hemerson, were so pleased with their teacher, Barbara Swalina, who teaches first grade at North Glendale Elementary School, in Kirkwood, Mo., that they nominated her as a Trucker Buddy Outstanding Teacher.
Kenly 95 Petro, Kenly, N.C. has now added a Caribou Coffee to its Food Court.
October 13, 2012
Central Illinois Trucks was named the 2011 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada at the annual Parts and Service Meeting held recently in Anaheim, Calif
Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo was named the 2011 North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year at the annual Parts and Service Meeting held recently in Anaheim, Calif. The award is presented in recognition of outstanding parts and service support
EcoDual LLC and the W. W. Williams Company have announced an arrangement under which W.W. Williams will serve as a master distributor for EcoDual's dual fuel conversion systems throughout North America.
October 12, 2012
Anderson Trucking Service Inc. of St. Cloud, Minn., announced its aquisition of the assets of Waylon Transport Ltd. of Devon, Alberta
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