November 12, 2012 - Industry News
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. announced that it has consolidated a significant portion of its medium-duty truck inventory at its port facilities in Baltimore, where they can be delivered immediately to its dealers across the affected states to aid in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
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Tenneco Inc., a manufacturing company that makes emission controls, recently announced that it will supply Scania Group with advanced diesel aftertreatment systems for its European on-road heavy-duty trucks ahead of the 2013 deadline for Euro 6 implementation.
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Meritor Inc. announced that it has revised its reporting structure to drive efficiencies across the corporation. Going forward, the company expects to report future results under two segments: Commercial Truck and Industrial and Aftermarket and Trailer
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November 9, 2012 - Industry News
XRS Corp. (formerly Xata Corporation) announced that the company's board of directors has promoted and appointed Christian Schenk to senior vice president, product strategy & market growth
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Aegis Mobility announced the acquisition of ZoomSafer Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
November 8, 2012 - Industry News
Internet Truckstop, a Web-based freight matching service, has launched a new request for proposal suite of services that was previously not available to brokers or third-party logistic companies
A large majority of fleets plan to place orders next year for Class 8 trucks, according to CK Commercial Vehicle Researchs Annual Fleet Study for 2012, and average equipment age is coming down
TravelCenters of America saw its profits fall by nearly $2 million in the third quarter over last year, thanks largely to lower fuel sales
Tags: Industry, Truckstops, Diesel
November 7, 2012 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is partnering with Truckers Against Trafficking in TAT's efforts to educate, equip and mobilize members of the trucking and travel plaza industry to combat domestic sex trafficking
Tags: Industry, TAT, OOIDA, Human trafficking
Three aftermarket customers of Meritor have been recognized in a national "Drive to 100 Store Decor" contest to improve retail store showroom decor.
November 6, 2012 - Industry News
Eaton Corp. named Staci L. Kroon president of Automotive, North America Division, reporting to Ken Davis, president, Vehicle Group, effective Jan. 1
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November 5, 2012 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations released an analysis of the shortage of truck drivers, concluding that the current shortage is acute and limited primarily to the truckload sector of the industry; but that long-term trends could cause the shortage to explode in the next decade
Tags: Industry, ATA, driver shortage
November 4, 2012 - Industry News
At the recent CVSN Aftermarket Distribution Summit held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network installed Dave Scheer, president/CEO of Inland Truck Parts and chairman of HDDA, as a new director
November 1, 2012 - Industry News
Dempsey Boyd, founder of Boyd Bros. Transportation, Clayton, Ala., died Monday after an extended illness. He was 85
At the recent Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network Aftermarket Distribution Summit held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, CVSN installed the following two new directors
Help Inc., the provider of PrePass and other commercial vehicle safety services, has selected Karen Rasmussen to serve as the organization's president and CEO effective Nov. 15
The Timken Co. announced the appointment of Thomas W. Tecklenburg to the position of director for commercial vehicle original equipment and automotive aftermarket for the company's mobile industries business
Cummins' third-quarter revenue fell 11% from last year, as revenues from international markets dropped 21%, and net income dropped from $352 billion from last year's $452 million.
Third-quarter revenue was $4.1 billion. Revenues in North America grew 2%. Based on the current forecast, Cummins expects full year revenues to be $17 billion
October 31, 2012 - Industry News
Northwood University honored HDA Truck Pride COO, Bill Burns, during its annual Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Awards
October 30, 2012 - Industry News
AMP Electric Vehicle CEO Stephen Burns said the company will be focusing in on the U.S. commercial truck fleet market, backing off its electric passenger car efforts.
Navistar International Corp. announced it intends to close its Garland, Texas, truck manufacturing operation as part of its cost-cutting efforts. Navistar intends to cease operations at the Garland facility by the first half of 2013
Optronics International, a manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty vehicle lighting, has been acquired by Lucidity Enterprise Co.
Robert Bosch LLC announced a reorganization of several of its Independent aftermarket resources in the United States, affecting light and medium duty commercial vehicles as well as passenger vehicles
October 29, 2012 - Industry News
Ride Control LLC, which supplies Gabriel brand light vehicle and heavy-duty OE and aftermarket shocks and struts, is being sold by OpenGate Capital to MAT Holdings Inc
October 26, 2012 - Industry News
Averitt Express driver Stuart Goldberg, of Arlington, Texas, has been named the August Trucker Buddy of the Month by Jocelyn Murphy-Stout, social studies chair for Egg Harbor City Community School in Egg Harbor, N.J
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