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Trailer orders not in step with demand

Frank Maly, Director–CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT, says trailer orders – which slid 10 percent in May versus April – do not reflect actual demand in the marketplace. “While recent order ...

Durham Truck & Equipment expanding in Ontario

Durham Truck & Equipment will open a new Peterborough, Ontario location July 20. Dawn Hamilton, the company's marketing coordinator, says the expansion was brought on by an increase in customer demand coupled with ...

EPA files suit against Navistar

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed suit against Navistar International Corp. Wednesday over claims the truck maker violated the Clean Air Act. In the lawsuit, the EPA claims Navistar installed more than 7,700 engines ...

What does the future of trucking hold?

Next month, our sister publication, CCJ, will host its Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Trucking’s Future Now.” The agenda is full of geniuses and industry heavyweights far ...

Five of six Four Star Freightliner locations now Elite Support certified

Four Star Freightliner's Tifton, Ga. dealership has received Elite Support Certification, becoming the fifth of Four Star Freightliner’s six locations to receive designation. “Bert Owens (service manager), Jason Guess (parts manager), and Sherrie ...

Successful Dealer Award Semi-Finalist: Motor Trucks and Kenworth Northwest

Company: Motor Trucks and Kenworth Northwest Company Location: Everett, Wash. Environmental Initiatives: Motor Trucks and Kenworth Northwest has always wanted to be ahead of the game, exceeding legal minimums by adding closed loop wash facilities to new ...

Phase 2 glider kit amendment unlikely to pass

The American Truck Dealers (ATD) says H.R. 2822 – an that amendment would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency, for one year, from using funds to include the regulation of glider kits in the ...

Successful Dealer Award Semi-Finalist: Carrier Centers

The 10 semi-finalists for the 2015 Successful Dealer Award will be announced over the next several weeks. Three finalists will be selected and profiled leading up to the award ceremony at CV ...

Beaver Truck Centre opening new Manitoba location

Beaver Truck Centre will open a new location in Brandon, Manitoba, and effort led by Patrick Southall and Norm Verboom. "We are very excited to see our team grow" says Barry Searcy, President ...

Kenworth Quebec opens new facility

Kenworth Quebec recently opened a new facility in the Saint-Georges-de-Beauce industrial park. Clients, suppliers and the business community of the region were invited to the grand opening, which included exhibitors, facility visits and new ...

Trailer Wizards opens expanded BC location

Trailer Wizards has expanded its Delta, British Columbia location. At 13,500 square feet, the facility features 24 bays –an increase of 10 bays – and provides trailer rentals, leasing, service and parts for BC ...

Without amendment, Phase 2 mandates could kill glider kit industry

A recent amendment introduced to Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Phase 2 environmental standards for heavy trucks and trailers would exempt glider kits from the proposed regulations. Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) says since glider ...

Rush Truck Centers back on the NASCAR track this weekend

For just the fifth time, Kentucky will host NASCAR’s elite series after joining the Sprint Cup schedule in 2011. And for the third time this season, Rush Truck Centers will adorn the hood ...

Carrier Centers add Isuzu

Ontario-based Carrier Centers is now a dealer for Isuzu Trucks at its London dealership. Originally launched as an International Dealership in 1960, this is the first time in Carrier Center’s history the company will be an acting dealer for ...
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