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Firestone appoints Sigillito

Michael Sigillito has been named vice president of Firestone Industrial Products Americas. As part of his new role, Firestone says Sigillito will provide leadership and direct administrative and managerial operations for the Americas. “Leveraging ...

MERA and MEMA welcome remanufacturing report

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) and the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) welcome the release of the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) report: “Remanufactured Goods: An Overview of the ...

Oliver Rubber celebrates anniversary

Oliver Rubber is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year. Founded in 1912 in Oakland, Calif., by engineer Marion F. Oliver, the company says it was one of the first to retread tires with ...

Fontaine reopens Ohio modification center

Fontaine Modification is reopening its truck modification center in Springfield, Ohio in December to provide post-production modifications on Navistar on-highway and vocational trucks for dealers and fleets across North America. Fontaine returns to ...

Used truck market up 6% in October

The used truck market has a little something to be thankful for after bouncing back from a rough September. Sales of Class 8 units improved 6 percent in October, ACT Research published in ...

New Transportation Committee chair takes reins

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) was named the chairman of the House’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Wednesday, succeeding Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) after Mica’s tenure ended due to Republican-enforced term limits. Shuster’s term will ...

Report: Consumer confidence reaches 4-year high

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index has reached its highest level since February 2008, says the Conference Board in a report released Tuesday. The Index had for the month a reading of ...

The Work Truck Show ’13 brings vocational truck world to Indy

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – North America's largest work truck event returns to Indianapolis in March 2013, making it easy for anyone who uses work trucks across the Midwest to check out the latest Class 1-8 ...

Ram Truck launches Commercial Truck Division

Ram Truck is launching a new division to focus on commercial truck development, sales and support in a growing market. Embodied by the Tradesman trim level available on all models, the new ...

Report suggests major fuel cost savings possible

Seven readily available yet underutilized technologies could help fleet owner-operators worldwide save tens of thousands of dollars on fuel costs annually according to a report published by Carbon War Room and Trimble. The ...

Industry leaders to be honored at HDAW 2013

ORLAND PARK, Ill. – The prestigious Heavy Duty Industry Hall of Fame Award and the Heavy Duty Distributor of the Year Award will be presented by Mark Seng of Polk and Co. ...

Trailer Wizards welcomes new senior account manager

Canada-based Trailer Wizards Ltd., announced Wednesday that Dan Holt has been appointed Senior Account Manager covering Ontario from Scarborough to Cornwall. Based out of the Mississauga office, Holt will be responsible for ...

Texas company slashes overhead with GPS

A Texas-based drilling fluids transport service substantially reduced its overhead costs by simply keeping a closer eye in its operators. And they turned that assignment over to an eye in the sky. Lake ...

Stertil-Koni touts certified lift inspection program

Stertil-Koni has initiated a major new program among its distributor network to boost enrollment and participation in the recently launched Lift Inspector Certification Program, designed and run by the Automotive Lift Institute ...

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