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Covanta, Clean Energy form CNG partnership

Covanta Energy Corp., a New Jersey-based energy-from-waste management company, has announced a partnership with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to develop compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations at Covanta locations beginning this month. Both sides said ...

Software aimed at improving dealership shop efficiencies

MPi today announced the launch of EDGE WorldClass for HD Truck Shops, a comprehensive package of software products and process aimed at aiding HD Truck Shops optimize existing service processes to improve vehicle turnaround time, ...

Deal with it: Customer relationship management

A customer recently told Decisiv's Dick Hyatt of a dealer service workflow tool that promotes a single solution for dealers to manage everything from online appointments to service write-ups to vehicle inspections. Such ...

Year end truck orders good, not great

North American orders for commercial Class 5-8 vehicles were better in December than most of the year, but lacked the familiar end-of-the-year punch typically seen in years prior.  ACT Research president and senior analyst Kenny Vieth ...

OOIDA, Landstar lawsuit comes to close

Landstar System, Inc. and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Inc. (OOIDA) has resolved their nearly decade-long truth-in-leasing regulations lawsuit. At issue in the case was Landstar's compliance with federal regulations that govern the leasing ...

Registration deadline nears for HDRG Summit

Time still remains to register for the The Automotive Parts Remanufacturing Association’s (APRA) Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group's seventh annual HDRG Summit. The event will be held Jan. 21 at The Mirage Hotel in Las ...

MERA, USITC to host webinar on remanufacturing

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) and the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) will host a webinar Jan. 17 to share results from the Commission’s recently completed report: “Remanufactured Goods: An Overview of ...

Mecchi named president of Big Truck Rental

Robert J. Mecchi has been named President of Big Truck Rental, LLC the company announced Thursday. The promotion marks the culmination of a successful two-year business growth transition plan. "Robert brings a lot of ...

Marx Group Advisors adds Datt

Marx Group Advisors has added Ray Datt as vice president. In addition to continuing as president of RD & Associates, a strategic and business planning company, he will serve as a consultant ...

Report: Tanker truck and trailer manufacturing growing

The tanker truck and trailer manufacturing industry suffered a demand shrinkage from 2008-2009. However, the boom in the energy sector since 2010 has led to a historic increase in demand for tankers ...

Remy launches refrigeration program for trailers

Remy International, Inc. announced Thursday the launch of its new Remy Refrigeration Program – an expansion of the company's heavy duty aftermarket alternator and starter line. The program extends the company’s product line and expertise ...

Rush acquires Ohio dealership group

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced Wednesday the acquisition of certain assets from MVI Group, operators of Ohio-based commercial truck and bus dealerships, in a $107 million deal. The dealerships acquired were Miami Valley International, ...

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. nears milestone

The 98-year-old Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. is closing in on its centennial celebration. The company founded by brothers H.C. and Walter Bennett in 1914 is poised to welcome its fourth generation of family members ...

Eaton promotes Karnes

Eaton Corporation announces Dave Karnes has been named director – Roadranger field sales and marketing North American Truck, reporting to Tim Sinden, president – North America Truck Operations. “Dave’s diverse background and experience ...

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