May 13, 2015 - Industry News
Exclusive — Diamond Specialty Vehicles LLC hopes to begin producing Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks, tractors and glider kits, mostly for vocational use, later this year, promising quality and simplicity.
Tags: Cummins, OEM, Diamond T, Diamond Reo, T-Line Truck, Glider Kits
May 8, 2015 - Industry News
OEM powertrain integration will ultimately positively disrupt the telematics industry, according to Matthew Pfaffenback, director of telematics, Daimler Trucks North America, speaking at the ALK Transportation Technology Summit.
Tags: OEM, ALK Transportation Technology Summit, telematics, Daimler Trucks North America, Diagnostics
April 22, 2015 - Industry News
Net trailer orders in March saw an incremental increase over February as OEMs are still increasing build to meet the surge in orders from late last year.
Tags: OEM, Reefers, FTR, Flatbed, Trailer Orders, Dry Van
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Group CEO Olaf Persson will be the keynote speaker for the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association’s 25th Annual Breakfast and Briefing.
Tags: OEM, HDMA, Aftermarket, Volvo Group, Mid-America Trucking Show
January 9, 2015 - Product News
Webb Wheel OEM launched its new Specialty Truck Business Unit focused on dedicated sales and service support for specialty and vocational equipment operators and OEMs.
Tags: OEM, Webb Wheel, Specialty, Vocational Trucks, Wheel Ends
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
October was the second best month on record for orders of Class 8 trucks, increasing 87% over September to nearly 46,000 units, according to FTR.
Tags: OEM, Truck Orders, FTR, Class 8
August 21, 2014 - Industry News
The total value of shipments in the heavy-duty truck manufacturing business have increased the most of three vehicle classes over the past five-years, according to new 2012 Economic Census statistics released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Tags: SUV, Vans, Economy, Pickup Trucks, OEM, Light-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Manufacturing, Manufacturing
May 23, 2014 - Industry News
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has announced that its the Vehicle Components division will be renamed Federal-Mogul Motorparts.
Tags: Federal Mogul, Aftermarket, OEM, Aftermarket Parts, Parts
May 19, 2014 - Industry News
United Auto Workers employees at Daimler Trucks North America’s facilities located in Cleveland, Mt. Holly and Gastonia, North Carolina, have ratified a new four-year collective bargaining agreement.
Tags: OEM, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Daimler Trucks, Daimler Trucks North America, Labor Unions
May 13, 2014 - Industry News
Its $9.2 billion offer to buy out the truck-making arm of the Swedish vehicle manufacturer Scania has been accepted, according to published reports.
Tags: Volkswagen, OEM, Europe, Scania, Mergers & Acquisitions
April 30, 2014 - Industry News
Trailer maker Wabash National had net income for the first quarter of 2014 of $7.3 million, or 10 cents per diluted share, compared to first quarter 2013 net income of $5.7 million, or 8 cents per diluted share.
Tags: Cummins, Eaton, OEM, Allison Transmission, Wabash National
Profit for truck, engine and carmaker Daimler AG soared in the first quarter of the year, while competitor Volvo has reported a profit following a loss a year ago
Tags: Volvo, OEM, Volvo Trucks, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Mack Trucks, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, Earnings, Daimler Trucks North America
April 29, 2014 - Industry News
The parent to truck makers Peterbilt and Kenworth, Paccar, has increased first quarter revenue along with net income and is predicting higher sales for the industry overall this year.
Tags: Kenworth, PACCAR, Peterbilt, Earnings, OEM
March 5, 2014 - Industry News
Truck and engine maker Navistar International reported a wider first quarter loss than expected on Wednesday amid slower sales.
Tags: Navistar, OEM, Earnings
February 22, 2014 - Industry News
Dealers are “fired up” to sell trucks, with new emphasis on highway applications. And executives will "relaunch the Mack brand" at the ConExpo-ConAgg show in March.
Tags: Truck Sales, Mack Trucks, Product Support, OEM, Dealers, Vocational, Heavy-Duty Trucks
February 21, 2014 - Industry News
The former head of Daimler Trucks, who left the company last month after less than a year of overseeing Mercedes Benz cars and vans at parent company Daimler AG, will be taking over responsibility for commercial vehicles at Volkswagen AG.
Tags: Volkswagen, OEM, Leadership, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, People, Daimler Trucks North America
February 20, 2014 - Industry News
The parent of truck and auto component maker Dana saw a slight decline in both sales and profits last year, but still reported healthy numbers, according to just release figures.
Tags: Dana Holding Corp., Earnings, Dana, OEM
February 13, 2014 - Industry News
The entry of advanced class 6-8 powertrain systems that comply with new emission regulations will drive revenue for the North American remanufactured replacement components market over the next five to seven years.
Tags: OEM, Frost & Sullivan, Aftermarket Parts, Powertrain, Parts, Aftermarket
February 10, 2014 - Industry News
The parent to Freightliner, Western Star and Detroit Diesel saw a big jump in its fourth quarter earnings while profit fell.
Tags: Volvo, OEM, Daimler AG, Earnings
January 31, 2014 - Industry News
Paccar, the parent to truck makers Peterbilt and Kenworth, reported record revenue of $17.12 billion in 2013 compared to revenue of $17.05 billion the year before.
Tags: Kenworth, PACCAR, OEM, Peterbilt, Earnings, Engines, Truck Sales
January 29, 2014 - Industry News
Truck component maker Meritor recorded a profit for the final quarter of last year, compared to a loss the same time a year ago, according to a newly released earnings report.
Tags: OEM, Meritor, Aftermarket, Earnings
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks North America announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31. Richard Howard will assume the position of Daimler Trucks North America sales and marketing senior vice president on April 1.
Tags: OEM, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, Daimler Trucks North America, Freightliner, Detroit Diesel, People
January 21, 2014 - Industry News
Italy’s Fiat, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fiat North America, has completed its previously announced acquisition of all of the United Auto Workers' employee medical benefit retirement trust interests in the Chrysler Group and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiat.
Tags: OEM, Fiat, Chrysler, Mergers & Acquisitions
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