October 2, 2012
TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers, announced its largest ever donation - $278,207 - to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund
October 1, 2012
M&K Quality Truck Sales completed the acquisition of four Chicago-area businesses: Chicago Mack Sales & Service (Summit, Ill.), Mack of Joliet (Channahon, Ill.), Chicago Truck Sales & Service (Alsip, Ill.), and Truck Lease Chicago (Summit)
Vipar Heavy Duty announced that CommPar in Sterling Heights, Mich. is the newest stockholder to join the organization's network of distributors
Late in September, Herb Schmidt retired from his position as the president of Conway Truckload, formerly CFI Inc
September 28, 2012
Ongoing investments by Volvo Trucks' dealer network have increased the work capacity at Volvo Trucks locations in the Western region of the U.S. by nearly 15% since January 2010
September 27, 2012
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America Inc. has entered into an agreement with HDA Truck Pride to sell Mitsubishi Electric's line of OEM-designed and approved heavy-duty starters and alternators.
Beall Corp. Inc. started bankruptcy reorganization proceedings yesterday in Portland, Ore
A company that grows drought-tolerant crops is publicly releasing the first samples of domestically produced guayule rubber to manufacturers. Guayule is being looked at as a possible substitute for natural rubber in tires
September 26, 2012
Alcoa released the findings of a peer-reviewed life cycle assessment, which concluded that aluminum wheels substantially cut the carbon footprint of commercial vehicles.
With growth in the automotive and farming industries lifting the economies of the Great Lakes Region and Nebraska, the PacLease network is adding seven new franchise locations
September 25, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY - "Transparency" and "clarity" describe the new way that Navistar International's marketing efforts are operating, declared Jim Hebe, senior vice president for the company's North American sales operations
Volvo Group announced it's making changes in its trucks strategy to achieve its goal of improving its operating margin by 3 percentage points, including ending production of UD medium-duty trucks for the U.S. market
TruckingUnlimited.com announced its acquisition of NationalOwnerOperatorJobs.com. As its name suggests, this new website will be focused on connecting drivers with jobs.
September 24, 2012
Brake manufacturers named an official registrar to show compliance with new rules in California and Washington limiting the amount of copper and other materials used in brake friction products
September 20, 2012
Although reported fuel economy and quality improved for medium-duty trucks, the impact on satisfaction with new engines meeting the 2010 EPA emission regulations is negligible, according a report by J.D. Power and Associates
September 19, 2012
Utility Trailer Manufacturing announced the expansion of its refrigerated trailer manufacturing plant in Marion, Va.
The American Transportation Research Institute recently launched a survey on truck parking information needs and system requirements
Alternative Hydrogen Solutions named Christopher L. Franklin chief financial officer. Franklin brings more than 20 years of finance and public accounting experience in both the public and private sector to AHS.
September 18, 2012
National Tank Truck Carriers Inc. announced that its Safety Committee will develop a new tank truck driver recognition program for board consideration at its next membership meeting
Kevin Beaty is joining Calstart as a vice president and director of its high-efficiency truck program
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