You don't have to go far to find a fleet having trouble with engines, spelling opportunities for aftermarket parts and service.
In its 2012 U.S. Heavy-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study, J.D. Power and Associates found 46% of owners of one-model-year-old engines experienced some type of engine-related problem, up from 42% in 2011
There's been a lot of attention paid lately to engine problems driven by new, more complex equipment developed to meet emissions regulations. Sometimes the most basic systems get overlooked because they aren't part of the new technology-driven dynamic.
Aftermarket truck and trailer parts distributor FleetPride has been sold to U.S.-based TPG Capital, one of the largest private equity investment firms globally, for more than $1 billion
The City of Chicago has ordered 20 heavy-duty electric-powered trash trucks that will be the first in the nation, according to one of the companies that won the official bid
Westport Innovations says its new tank system allows customers the ability to fuel even the largest spark-ignited liquefied natural gas engines on a single tank and deliver extended range