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Timpte hires new trailer sales rep

Timpte has hired Brian Lemenager as the sompany’s Southern Illinois Factory Sales Representative. Lemenager has more than 11 years of experience in grain trailer sales, and will be responsible for selling new and used grain ...

Test drive: Westport HD HPDI NG/diesel

Natural gas truck engines are among the industry's biggest topics, and Westport is clearly the technology leader in this field. CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts recently took a 2012 Peterbilt 367 daycab tractor, ...

Midwest dealer named Kenworth Dealer of the Year

MHC Kenworth – Kansas City was named Kenworth's 2012 Dealer of the Year for the U.S. and Canada at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently at the PACCAR Engine Company manufacturing plant ...

Volvo, Dongfeng truck venture on track for 2014

Volvo trucks' nearly $900 million partnership with China’s Dongfeng Motor Group Co. is on track to begin operations early next year Volvo CEO Olof Persson told the China Business News Tuesday, adding the ...

FTR Associates to host Chicago seminar

FTR will host its inaugural State of Freight Summit on May 21-22, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill.  The event will expand on the company’s highly successful webinar series and ...

Hendrickson launches suspension selection tool

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced Monday the launch of an online Vocational Truck Suspension Selector Tool, accessible from the corporate website. This interactive tool allows users to obtain Hendrickson’s rear suspension recommendations ...

Utility releases video showcasing foam-in-place technology

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has released a new video showcasing the company’s proprietary foam-in-place insulation process. “We’ve developed this unique foam-in-place insulation process as a means to achieve the greatest thermal efficiency possible, and ...

Can Rome survive another fall?

At last month’s Mid-America Trucking Show, Navistar was among the must-see attractions. The company, still working to dig itself out from under its big bore EGR engine nightmare, had some extraordinarily impressive trucks ...

Former Navistar CEO, CFO named in lawsuit

Navistar's former Chief Executive Dan Ustian and the company's chief financial officer, Andrew Cederoth, have been named in a class action lawsuit against the company according to a filing with United States District Court for ...

Bankrupt NG engine maker finds a buyer

Pennsylvania-based CNG One Source Inc. has acquired Emission Solutions Inc. (ESI) of McKinney, Texas. Emission Solutions Inc. makes natural-gas engines for heavy-duty trucks. Among ESI's best received offerings is its Phoenix NG, a 7.6-liter ...

Report: Compression ignition leading European NG truck market

Europe is likely to emerge as a strong regional market for medium- to heavy-duty natural gas (NG) commercial vehicles, as several OEM supplier competitors jockey for marketshare. Driven by energy price volatility and tightening emissions, the ...

Bendix Slack Adjuster now an option on Freightliner, Western Star

The Bendix Versajust Slack Adjuster is now an option on select Class 8 Freightliner and Western Star vehicles from Daimler Trucks North America. Introduced in 2010, the Versajust slack adjuster, introduced in 2010, offers ...

Tri-State Peterbilt sold to Georgia automotive group

Georgia-based Prince Automotive has acquired two Tri-State Peterbilt locations from Beck Motor Company. According to Prince management, the businesses will be branded Peterbilt of Albany and Peterbilt of Tifton. The acquisition adds to Prince’s ...

American Truck Showrooms orders 30 Peterbilt 387 units

American Truck Showrooms has completed a purchase agreement to take delivery of 30 model year 2010 Peterbilt, Model 387 trucks. The trucks will join American Truck Showrooms' fleet in Georgia and Mississippi, and become ...