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June 12, 2012 - Industry News

California Construction Trucking Association Expands with Interstate Conference

The California Construction Trucking Association has added Joe Rajkovacz, former OOIDA director of regulatory affairs, to its staff. Rajkovacz will lead the expansion of the association to include owner-operators and motor carriers operating in interstate commerce

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June 12, 2012 - Industry News

CNG Vehicle Converter BAF Acquires ServoTech

BAF Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., will acquire Belleville, Mich.-based ServoTech Engineering Inc., an auto emissions solutions provider

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June 12, 2012 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Truckstop Joins Fight Against Human Trafficking

Iowa 80 Truckstop has joined forces with Truckers Against Trafficking to raise awareness about human trafficking among professional drivers and expand its employee training program

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June 11, 2012 - Industry News

Volkswagen Could Purchase Stake in Navistar

Volkswagon is considering whether to purchase stake in Navistar, media outlets report

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June 11, 2012 - Industry News

HDT Named Finalist for Business Journalism Awards

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine is a finalist for both national and regional awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for its 2012 Azbee Awards

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June 11, 2012 - Industry News

Trimble Acquires GEOTrac to Extend PeopleNet's Transportation Solutions

Trimble has acquired privately-held GeoTrac Systems Inc. of Calgary, Alberta, a provider of wireless fleet management and worker safety solutions for the oil and gas industry. The addition of GeoTrac is expected to extend Trimble company PeopleNet's transportation solution

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June 8, 2012 - Industry News

Today's Trucking Named Canada's Best Trade Magazine

Today's Trucking has been named the Best Trade Magazine in Canada by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors

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June 7, 2012 - Industry News

Navistar Reports Worse-Than-Expected Results, Makes Management Changes

Navistar's stock plummeted yesterday after it announced a $172 million loss for the second quarter and that it was making management changes, calling its first-half results "unacceptable.

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June 7, 2012 - Industry News

Teamsters to Open Early Negotiations with UPS

Teamster leaders voted unanimously to start early negotiations Sept. 27 for the national UPS and UPS Freight contracts covering about 250,000 union members nationwide

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June 7, 2012 - Industry News

Clean Energy Names Senior VP, Corporate Communications

Gary Foster has joined Clean Energy Fuels Corp. as senior vice president, corporate communications

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June 7, 2012 - Industry News

A. Duie Pyle Appoints Director of Fleet Maintenance

A. Duie Pyle, a Northeast transportation and logistics provider, has appointed Dan Carrano as director of fleet maintenance at the company's headquarters in West Chester, Pa

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June 7, 2012 - Industry News

Navistar Makes Management Changes After Worse-Than-Expected Second Quarter Results

At the Mid-America Trucking Show in March, the introduction of the International LoadStar was one highlight of Navistar's huge booth.

After "unacceptable performance" in its first-half results, Navistar today announced management changes along with a $172 million loss for the second quarter

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June 6, 2012 - Industry News

Bridgestone's Ecopia Road Show in Full Swing

Bridgestone plans 24 stops for its Ecopia Roadshow Tour.

Belle Tire in Allen Park, Mich., hosted the fifth stop on Bridgestone's Ecopia Road Show tour, yesterday. The event brought customers and sales people together to discover the benefits of Ecopia low-rolling-resistance tires

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June 6, 2012 - Industry News

Western Nevada Kenworth Opens Dealership in Reno-Sparks Area

Western Nevada Kenworth opened a 20,000-square-foot, full-service dealership in Sparks, Nev

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June 5, 2012 - Industry News

Qualcomm Hours of Service Used by More Than 500 Fleets

SAN DIEGO - More than 500 fleets encompassing more than 140,000 users now use Qualcomm's Hours of Service application, QHOS, the company announced at its Vision 2012 User's Conference this week

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June 5, 2012 - Industry News

Owner-Operator Trucks Still in Demand

When it comes to aerodynamic versus traditionally-styled sleeper tractors, owner-operator trucks are still commanding a premium in the used-truck market despite the importance of fuel economy, according toa blog post by the National Automobile Dealer Association

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June 5, 2012 - Industry News

PHH FirstFleet Hires Vice President of Sales

PHH Arval hired Mike Quimby as vice president of sales for PHH FirstFleet, the truck and equipment division of PHH Arval

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June 5, 2012 - Industry News

University of the Aftermarket Recruiting for Leadership Class

The University of the Aftermarket is recruiting for its next Leadership 2.0 class, an intensive post-graduate style leadership and business skills education experience designed to promote the development of the next generation of aftermarket leaders

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June 4, 2012 - Industry News

FleetPride Acquires Catco Parts & Service

FleetPride Inc., retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has acquired the assets of Clutch and Transmission Service Inc., which operates as Catco Parts & Service. This acquisition includes 18 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Illinois

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June 4, 2012 - Industry News

GE Opens Innovation Center for Alternative Fuel Technologies

GE Capital Fleet Services officially opened its Vehicle Innovation Center, a facility that provides businesses, industry groups and researchers with a first-hand experience with alternative-fuel vehicles

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June 4, 2012 - Industry News

Nuss Truck & Equipment Appoints New VPs

Nuss Truck Group, which operates seven heavy‐duty truck and construction equipment dealerships in the upper Midwest, announced the promotions of Brian Nuss to vice president, truck sales and leasing; Phil Watkins to vice president, customer support

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June 1, 2012 - Industry News

Verizon to Acquire Hughes Telematics

Verizon Communications Inc. announced it will acquire Hughes Telematics Inc., parent company of Networkfleet, for $12 per share in cash, or a total of $612 million

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June 1, 2012 - Industry News

Kenworth T680 Enters Production at Chillicothe, Ohio Plant

The first production model of the new, aerodynamic Kenworth T680 rolls off the Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio.

The new aerodynamic Kenworth T680 has begun production at the Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio

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May 31, 2012 - Industry News

Frost & Sullivan: Navistar Will Recover in Long Term

Despite challenges Navistar has faced, there are long-term growth opportunities for the company in the future, according to Sandeep Kar, Frost & Sullivan's global director of commercial vehicle research

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May 31, 2012 - Industry News

Rolling Strong and StayHealthy to Provide Driver Health Kiosks

Rolling Strong is partnering with Stayhealthy, maker of health monitoring devices, to provide professional drivers access to kiosks known as HealthCenters, which will be placed in convenient locations for drivers

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