August 18, 2016
Uber is upping its efforts to expand from the ride-sharing market to commercial freight movement by acquiring Otto, the technology startup that’s developing an aftermarket version of autonomous technology for Class 8 trucks.
August 5, 2016
Kottke Trucking has purchased Walbon & Company’s over-the-road operations, including Walbon’s routes, trucks, trailers and Wildwood, Fla.- based terminal.
August 2, 2016
Verizon will control about 25% of the telematics market following its planned acquisitions of Fleetmatics and Telogis in moves that indicate steady growth ahead for fleet telematics use, a market expert said.
August 1, 2016
Verizon Communications will acquire leading telematics provider Fleetmatics Group for $2.4 billion in a cash deal that will create a powerhouse telematics provider.
July 25, 2016
Omni Holdings’ offshoot Omni Specialized will be in full operation after it acquired the flatbed assets of Tennant Truck Lines, the company announced.
July 22, 2016
Compressed natural gas fuel systems maker Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies has been acquired by Douglas Acquisitions, a Northern California-based private equity firm.
July 20, 2016
Fitzgerald Glider Kits has finalized the purchase of two Peterbilt dealerships in the southwest region of Virginia, formerly known by the name Performance Peterbilt of Bristol.
July 6, 2016
Innova Electronics Corporation has acquired Aftermarket Telematics Technologies, LLC and will now be able to offer a full suite of aftermarket parts and services.
June 23, 2016
Verizon's acquisition of Telogis would create the second-largest telematics company in the U.S. in a deal that brings together complementary businesses, a leading telematics consultant said.
June 22, 2016
Verizon has acquired California-based Telogis to expand its market share in the growing telematics industry, the telecom giant announced.
Douglas Dynamics has agreed to acquire medium-duty truck upfitter Dejana Truck and Utility equipment for $206 million It is expected to close the deal during the third quarter of 2016.
June 15, 2016
Big mergers and acquisitions deals changed the third-party logistics market in 2016, with XPO Logistics leading the way with $100 million worth of deals.
Agility Fuel Systems and composite CNG cylinder maker Hexagon Composites have announced a merger of the two companies, creating a new entity, Agility Fuel Solutions.
Bendix’s German parent company Knorr-Bremse is making an acquisition to position it for future autonomous vehicle technology.
June 2, 2016
Schneider has announced the simultaneous acquisitions of Watkins & Shepard and Lodeso, bringing final mile delivery, claims-free handling and a new technology platform to the carrier.
May 27, 2016
Moving services provider Bekins Northwest has acquired the assets of moving and storage company Clancy’s Transfer & Storage.
May 25, 2016
Monro Muffler Brake has acquired tire retailer McGee Tire Stores, adding 29 stores and one retread facility to expand the company’s footprint in Florida.
May 5, 2016
Cargo securement manufacturer and supplier Heico has acquired Wistra GmbH Cargo Control, a German cargo securement products company.
April 19, 2016
Wabco has acquired Laydon Composites, a manufacturer of aerodynamic devices for heavy-duty trucks and trailers based in Ontario, Canada.
April 7, 2016
Commercial tire dealer and retreader BestDrive has purchased Brahler’s Trucker Supply, significantly expanding its presence in the Midwest.
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