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Diesel prices rise 3.7 cents to $3.331

The National average retail price of diesel rose 3.7 cents to $3.331 during the week ended Monday, Jan. 3, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration. The average price ...

NTEA Member Verification Program Enhanced

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has made enhancements to its Member Verification Program (MVP). MVP members are recognized distributors, manufacturers and upfitters who have implemented quality business practices and have verified ...

Bendix prevails in patent protection suit

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio this week confirmed and expanded upon a September jury verdict in favor of Bendix – Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC, and Bendix ...

Maxon’s Next Generation Liftgate

Maxon Lift Corp. announces the launch of the next generation of its Tuk-A-Way liftgate, the GPT (Grand Prix Tuk-A-Way). This newest generation features a bolt-on extension plate and bolt-on step options, resulting ...

Strong Preliminary Class 8 Net Orders for December

FTR Associates has released preliminary data showing December Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEM’s at 25,247 units, only a slight 3 percent drop from the strong ...

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act signed into law

President Obama late Tuesday, Jan. 4, signed the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act into law following the U.S. House of Representatives' approval by voice vote on Dec. 21 and the U.S. Senate’s unanimous ...

October NAFTA trade up 14.9% from last year

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 14.9 percent higher in October 2010 than in October 2009, reaching $70.6 ...

Great Dane Leader Passes Away

Chris C.F. Hammond, Jr., former president and chairman of the board of Great Dane Trailers, Inc., passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 in Savannah, Ga. Born on Sept. 16, 1912, Hammond was ...

TIDA Annual Conference

Is Perception Reality? is the theme of this year’s Trucking Industry Defense Association’s (TIDA) Advanced Seminar February 9 and 10. The focus of the seminar is improving attendees’ skills in the courtroom. ...

Hino Trucks Engines Rank Highest in Customer Satisfaction

Hino Trucks engines rank highest in customer satisfaction among conventional medium- duty truck owners for the third year in a row according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. Medium Duty ...

Peterbilt Dealer Group Opens New Location

The Pete Store announces the opening of a new location at 1300 Buckner Road in Columbia, S.C., resulting in the creation of 10 new jobs. The new location is a full-service dealership providing ...

Crysteel Introduces Multi-function Tailgate

Crysteel Manufacturing, Inc., recently introduced the versatile High ‘N Slide Multi-Function Tailgate as part of its Crysteel Select Dump Body program. The High ‘N Slide tailgate (patent pending) offers traditional dump-through, sliding, ...

DuraClass Introduces Aluminum Dump Body

DuraClass recently introduced an aluminum dump body to its line of Class 5-8 truck bodies. The corrosion-resistant aluminum design is said to eliminate paint expense and increases body value at trade-in. Aluminum ...

High-Capacity Refrigerant Scale

Tracer Products has unveiled the new TP-9366 PRO-DigiScale — a high-capacity, refrigerant scale that accommodates cylinders up to 220 pounds. With the PRO-DigiScale, technicians can weigh and charge from the same platform. The ...

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