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Volvo Group orders plummet 15 percent in November

Total deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in November 2012 amounted to 19,104 vehicles. This was a decrease of 15 percent compared with the year-earlier month. Deliveries of Volvo branded trucks in ...

Denny Mooney tapped to lead Navistar global development

Navistar International Corporation Wednesday announced the appointment of Dennis "Denny" Mooney as group vice president, Global Product Development. Mooney succeeds Ramin Younessi , who is leaving Navistar to pursue other opportunities. Mooney, 56, joined Navistar ...

TruckPro acquires Carolina Rim & Wheel

TruckPro LLC has completed the purchase of Carolina Rim & Wheel. The acquisition was completed Dec. 14 and includes Carolina Rim & Wheel’s five stores located in Georgia, North Carolina and South ...

Average diesel price falls 4.6 cents

The national average retail diesel price kept falling during the week ended Dec. 17, dropping 4.6 cents to $3.945 a gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. The ...

ATA Truck Tonnage Index rebounds in November

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.7 percent in November, erasing October’s 3.7 percent drop.  November’s gain was the first since July of this year ...

New service program highlights HDAW 2013 schedule

A new program focused on heavy-duty service has the co-chairs for HDAW 2013 excited about the upcoming show, scheduled for Jan. 21-24, 2013 at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Now in its eighth ...

International ProStar+ units with Cummins ISX15 out ahead of schedule

Navistar is shipping its first 300 Cummins ISX15-equipped International ProStar+ Class 8 on-highway tractors to customers five days ahead of schedule, the company announced this week. “Reaching its ‘OK-to-Ship’ milestone on Dec. 14 – five ...

Navistar to sell stake in Mahindra partnerships

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) and Navistar International Corporation announced Tuesday that Mahindra intends to purchase Navistar Group’s stake in Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd. (MNAL) and Mahindra Navistar Engines Pvt Ltd. (MNEPL). ...

Chevron revamps Delo website with tips on engine efficiency, performance

Chevron Products Company, a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division and maker of the Delo brand of engine oils, lubricants and coolants, Tuesday announced the company has expanded its commitment to customer and market education ...

FleetPride acquires Drake Supply Co.

FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has acquired the assets of Drake Supply Company. Drake services Southern California with six locations, which bring the total number of FleetPride ...

SelecTrucks announces warranty enhancements

SelecTrucks Monday announced the addition of enhancements to its 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance and Select Limited Warranty for used Freightliner and Western Star trucks. These enhancements give truck owners options for protecting their ...

A first in Canada: LNG Peterbilt available for short-term rental

Wednesday, Nicole Lussier, President of Excellence Peterbilt,  will present the first heavy duty rental truck with LNG engine at Canada's Camions Excellence Peterbilt, Inc.  Excellence Peterbilt has worked in partnership with Peterbilt Motors, Gaz Metro ...

Vanguard Truck Centers opens new St. Louis facility

Vanguard Truck Centers announced on December 1, the opening of its newest Mack and Isuzu dealership in St. Louis, Missouri.  The St. Louis dealership will now carry the Vanguard Truck Center of ...

SORL wins “Excellent Supplier” awards from OEMs

SORL Auto Parts, Inc., a China-based supplier of brake and control systems to the global commercial vehicle industry, Monday announced the company received the “Excellent Supplier for the Military” award from Shaanxi ...

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