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Diamond Companies Hires Jenkins

Diamond Companies, a holding company for 17 International Truck and IC Bus dealerships in Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas, recently hired Sam Jenkins, an experienced banking professional, as its new executive vice ...

Jacobs Continues Under International Standard TS16949:2009

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has once again met the requirements of the International Standard TS16949:2009 by completing the surveillance audit. The company says, this achievement was a direct result of the entire organization successfully ...

Peterson Releases 2012 Master Catalog

Peterson Manufacturing announces the release of its Master Catalog for 2012. The catalog features more than 276 pages of vehicle safety lighting products and accessories.The color-coded format and new quick-reference icons are ...

Navistar Announces Earnings Performance

Navistar International Corporation Dec. 20, 2011 announced strong fourth quarter and full-year earnings performance reflecting the company’s continued execution of its strategy. The company says, drivers of this performance included higher revenues and ...

Leading Economist To Provide Economic Update At NationaLease Meeting

Dan North, chief economist for Euler Hermes ACI, is slated to speak at the 2012 NationaLease Sales Meeting January 18-20 in New Orleans. Sales executives from NationaLease’s network of 175 independently-owned truck ...

Kenworth T800 Adds Bendix Wingman With ACB System As Option

The Kenworth T800 is now available for factory order equipped with the optional Bendix Wingman ACB, Active Cruise with Braking. The system is also offered on the Kenworth T660 and T700. Using a ...

Top CSA Violations By State Workbook Available

Vigillo LLC, creators of Daylight, the CSA Platform for Transportation, announced its IQLab division will be offering a Top Violations By State Excel Workbook to better assist motor carriers in managing disparate ...

ATA Supports Consumer Protection Act To Curb Abusive Toll Hikes

 American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves thanked Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) and Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) after the legislators introduced a bill aimed at preventing unreasonable toll increases. "We applaud Rep. ...

One Can Make A Difference, Truck Centers Says

Truck Centers, Inc. recently hosted its first can drive for the St. Louis bi-state area’s largest supplier of food products for shelters and food banks, Operation Food Search. The dealership’s Troy, Ill. ...

Flaherty Named President, Mack Trucks North American Sales, Marketing

Mack Trucks, Inc. announced that effective January 1, 2012, Kevin Flaherty has been named president of North American Sales & Marketing.  In this capacity, Flaherty will be responsible for all of the ...

Huibers Named President, Volvo Trucks North American Sales, Marketing

Volvo Trucks announced that effective January 1, 2012, Ron Huibers has been named president of North American Sales & Marketing.  In this capacity, Huibers will be responsible for all of the company’s ...

NationaLease Sales Meeting In New Orleans

NationaLease will hold its 2012 Sales Meeting January 18-20 in New Orleans at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. Each year, sales representatives from NationaLease’s 175 independently-owned truck leasing companies gather to discuss a variety ...

FTR Shippers Conditions Index Reflects Some Improvement for Shippers

FTR Associates’ Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) improved in October by 1.1 points from the previous month to a current reading of -3.6.  The SCI sums up all market influences that affect shippers; ...

Kenworth Of Pennsylvania Opens New Full-Service Facility

Kenworth of Pennsylvania has opened a new, 30,000-sq.-ft. full-service facility in Dunmore, Pa.. Kenworth of Pennsylvania – Dunmore is located on 11 acres at 109 Keystone Industrial Park in Dunmore. The location offers ...