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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 ...

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 ...

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