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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 ...

Tonnage Index rebounds in November

The For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index erased a 3.7 percent drop in October by posting a 3.7 percent gain in November. November's boost marks the first time the Index — measured and produced monthly ...

Diesel prices continue decline

Diesel prices continued their nearly three-month-long decline this week, dropping .5 cents to $3.918 per gallon. This week's price per gallon is down from $3.923 and is a decline for tenth of the ...

Fyda Freightliner awarded AltFuel grant

Fyda Freightliner has been awarded a $375,000 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. RELATED: Truck Dealer of the Year nominee: Timothy J. Fyda Fyda Freightliner's grant is one of four ...

Why Cummins could beat expectations in 2013

Despite a roller coaster year, Cummins rounded out 2012 by outperforming the S&P 500 by six percentage points, according to the Motley Fool.  The company also posted a higher profit margin than its closest competitor, Caterpillar.  Aside ...

Truck, trailer orders slide in November

November saw a decrease in the number of truck and trailer orders according to ACT Research data. November truck orders were better than average in 2012, but fell below October’s promising level of ...

Court denies motion to dismiss counterclaims in transfer of dealership case

A federal court in Maryland has denied a truck manufacturer’s motion to dismiss its dealer’s counterclaims in an action regarding the unauthorized transfer of a dealership according to a report posted by ...

Daimler Trucks look for robust 2013

Daimler Trucks' plan to thrive in 2013 is simple: build on momentum. Despite variables in its markets, Daimler Trucks was able to increase sales significantly this year. Unit sales through November for the ...

White paper aims to help dealer marketing, ROI

The latest Dealer Marketing 360 white paper was made available for download this week.  The second in a series of six, "Achieving Efficiency and ROI with Direct Marketing" focuses on direct marketing tactics ...

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