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Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Announces Price Increase

Commercial Solutions (BACS), a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, announced that effective Sept. 12, 2011 it will raise the price of Bridgestone and Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires by ...

Utility Fleet Sales Of Texas Acquires Missouri Bucket Truck Dealer

Utility Fleet Sales, Ltd. headquartered in Bryan Texas, has acquired the assets of Powerline Equipment Sales, INC based in Wentzville, Mo. Utility Fleet will continue to operate the Wentzville facility as a sales, ...

Truck Centers Celebrates Truck Drive Appreciation Week

Truck Centers, Inc., a Midwestern Daimler Truck of North America dealer network that consists of seven locations representing Freightliner, Western Star and Detroit Diesel brands, is once again honoring National Truck Driver ...

ATA: Infrastructure Financing Plans Must Be Specific

As President Obama on Thursday, Sept. 8, outlined his plans to create jobs in a stagnant economy, the American Trucking Associations said the country needs concrete proposals about improving the nation’s transportation ...

CVSA: Half Of Roadcheck Out-Of-Service Violations Were Brake-related

More than 50 percent of commercial motor vehicle out-of-service violations cited during roadside inspections were for brake-related violations, according to Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Roadcheck 2011 data – indicating much more education ...

Gray Manufacturing, Stertil BV, Stertil-Koni U.S.A., Stertil ALM Reach Settlement Agreement

Gray Manufacturing Company Inc., Stertil BV, Stertil-Koni U.S.A., Inc. and Stertil ALM Corp, have entered into a Settlement Agreement and Patent License Agreement which ends a longstanding lawsuit between the companies related ...

Dates Set For Used Truck Conference

The Truck Blue Book Conference has been set for May 15-16, 2012at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Conference highlights include: Expert and motivational speakers Networking and collaboration Convenient 2-day schedule Dealer ...

Bendix CVS Launches Reman Business Unit

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has introduced a new business unit solely focused on remanufacturing. Capitalizing on more than 35 years’ experience in remanufacturing compressors, air dryers, valves and brake shoes, the new ...

Volvo Trucks Names Billings Vice President Of U.S. Dealer Sales

Terry Billings has been named vice president of U.S. Dealer Sales for Volvo Trucks. In his new role, Billings will lead an intensified focus on sales through the Volvo dealer network. “Terry has ...

Westport, Shell To Launch Program To Develop North American Market For LNG Vehicles, Fuels

Westport Innovations Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Shell to launch a co-marketing program in North America aimed at providing customers a better economic case when purchasing and ...

Illinois Bill Requires Posting Of Truck Routes, Education On Truck GPS

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation aimed at enhancing truck safety in the state by making truck routing and restrictions more accessible to the commercial trucking industry. The new law also ...

IPA Introduces New Tool

IPA announces the Air Comb Filter and Radiator Cleaner, which it says is ideal for cleaning cylindrical style air filters, radiators, condensers and other hard-to-reach applications. An air filter, if properly cleaned, can ...

TMC Fall Meeting To Offer Full Educational Slate

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations will offer a full slate of sessions concentrating on maintenance and equipment issues during its 2011 Fall Meeting, to be held Sept. ...

ATA Highlights Burdensome Nature Of Hours-of-Service Proposal

In a letter to Cass Sunstein, administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget, American Trucking Associations urged the Obama administration to live up ...