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Continental Tire’s Mt. Vernon Plant Celebrates Production Milestone

Employees at the Continental Tire plant in Mt. Vernon, Ill. saw the the first tires from the recently announced expansion project produced ahead of schedule. "I am very proud of our great team ...

Horton Holding Honored With Celebrate Business Success Award

Horton Holding, Inc. was recognized with the Celebrate Business Success Award for its commitment to advancing economic development in the Saint Paul/East metro area. The award was accepted by Terry Gilberstadt at ...

GE Capital Fleet Services Identifies Third- Quarter Cost Savings

GE Capital Fleet Services announced it has identified $68 million of cost savings for customers in the third quarter of 2011.GE Capital works with customers to analyze their fleets to help them ...

Navistar To Install Rand McNally GPS In International Trucks

Rand McNally and Navistar, Inc. have reached an agreement to make Rand McNally's IntelliRoute TND truck GPS units available as an in-dash option in International trucks starting in 2012.   Navistar will begin ...

Wabash National Recognizes Outstanding Suppliers

Wabash National recognized key suppliers during its annual supplier conference. Sixteen awards were presented to the company’s top suppliers who went above and beyond to meet increasing customer demand and maximize productivity. "We ...

Aerodynamic Fixed Side Fairings Improve Fuel Efficiency

Aerofficient, LLC announces new aerodynamic fixed side fairings for the heavy-duty trucking industry. The fairings are high-quality durable panels produced from an engineered injection molded automotive-grade TPO material. The company says, the new ...

Paccar Financial Offers On-Line Bill Paying

Paccar Financial Corp. has announced the availability of on-line bill paying through its website for its U.S. customers. The service also provides access to account balances and payment history, and the ability ...

Two PSI Employees Elected To Commercial Vehicle Industry Boards

Frank Sonzala, executive vice president, and Steve Robinson, director OEM sales and dealer programs, from Pressure Systems International have been elected to board of director positions with the Intermodal Association of North ...

New Great West Fleet Executive Conference To Run Concurrent With the 2012 Great West Truck Show

A new one-of-a-kind executive-level conference to help fleets navigate the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the West will be held at the Las Vegas’ Sands Expo and Convention Center, which ...

Senate Passes Transportation Appropriations Bill

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday, Nov. 1, passed a transportation appropriations bill that funds motor carrier state safety grants, including MCSAP, at a slightly higher level than the House version of the ...

Matco Tools Launches New Product Contest

Matco Tools is searching for the next product innovation in professional automotive tools through its new “Made By Idea” contest.   "Matco is known for providing innovative tools and equipment that simplify automotive ...

Thermo King Hosts ‘Driving Efficiency’ Event

Thermo King, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, recently hosted an event to showcase how it is helping transporters meet their energy and operational efficiency objectives. At the recent Destination: Driving Efficiency in Transportation ...

Paccar Parts Fleet Services Enhances Electronic Catalog

Paccar Parts Fleet Services recently announced that the electronic catalog (ECAT) system now uses vehicle maintenance reporting standard (VMRS) codes.  The ECAT system is a web-based application designed to provide detailed parts lists ...

Timken Launches Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Website

The automotive and heavy-duty aftermarket teams at The Timken Company have launched a new online site for professional technicians and do-it-yourself installers. The http://www.connect.timken.com/ site provides a central destination for industry and ...