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Eaton Introduces New Global Marketing Organization

Eaton Corporation announced John Coll has been named vice president of global marketing for the Vehicle Group reporting to Vehicle Group President Kenneth F. Davis. Coll will be located at Eaton’s Vehicle ...

Newsletter Offers Tips For Proper Cable Measurement

The January issue of Qwik Tech Tips discusses measuring techniques to determine the proper coiled electrical cable length for tractor/trailer combinations. According to Phillips Industrires, length is one of the most important ...

Bendix Opens Acuna III Manufacturing Facility

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC celebrated the grand opening of its new actuator manufacturing facility based in Acuña, Mexico. The new facility marks the opening of the third manufacturing plant, expanding its ...

Monthly tonnage index up 2.2% in December, year-over-year up 4.2%

The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2 percent in December after falling a revised 0.6 percent in November. The latest improvement put the adjusted index at ...

Peterbilt Receives Vedder Transport Order for 50 LNG Trucks

Peterbilt Motors Company announces the purchase of 50 Model 386 liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks by Vedder Transport Ltd. of Abbotsford, British Columbia. “Peterbilt is dedicated to engineering environmentally friendly solutions that meet ...

Maryland Energy Administration, DOE and Daimler Deploy Hybrids

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) with the U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) and Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the launch of deployment for 143 heavy-duty Freightliner hybrid electric and Freightliner ...

Wabco Wins Top Environmental Conservation Award in Brazil from Ford

Wabco Holding announced that Ford Motor Company Brazil has honored WABCO with Ford’s 2010 Environmental Conservation Award. It recognizes Wabco’s contribution as a supplier for series production of Ford’s medium- and heavy-duty ...

New Research Identifies Safety Compliance Alternatives

In a study released today, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) articulates strategies for improving the trucking industry's safety record through "alternative compliance."   The report proposes innovative safety tools and approaches including onboard ...

Builders Transportation Orders 120 Mack Pinnacles

Flatbed carrier Builders Transportation Company, LLC recently placed an order for 120 Mack Pinnaclemodel sleepers built with EPA 2010-certified Mack MP engines. The new order, along with an order last year for 45 ...

Eaton celebrating 100th anniversary

Eaton Corp. this year celebrates its 100th anniversary of providing customers around the world with innovative and sustainable products and systems. Founded as a small axle business in 1911, Eaton has evolved ...

Penray names Loveland customer service representative

Penray announced that Zach Loveland has joined the company as a customer service representative based in the company’s office in Elk Grove Village, Ill., responsible for handling customer orders and service needs. “Zach’s ...

BorgWarner’s EGR and Actuator Technologies Reduce Emissions for Cummins Diesel Engines

BorgWarner's actuator technology powers its new electric exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve for the Cummins 11.9-liter and 15-liter engines, launched recently for various on-highway commercial diesel trucks. The combination of BorgWarner's EGR ...

SAE Foundation Accepting Call for Nominations for Young Industry Leadership Award

The SAE Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2011 Young Industry Leadership Award. The award will be presented during the 2011 SAE Foundation Banquet, which will be held Thursday, May 12 at ...

Navistar’s Terblanche Announced as Keynote Speaker for NAFA’s 2011 I&E

NAFA Fleet Management Association announces that Shane Terblanche, general manager for  Navistar Electric Vehicles will provide a keynote address at the association's 2011 Institute & Expo in Charlotte, NC, on Sunday, April ...

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