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Daimler adding 628 jobs at North Carolina plants

Daimler Trucks North America on Monday, Feb. 14, announced it plans to add 628 new positions in its manufacturing plants in Mt. Holly and Gastonia, N.C., to accommodate rising customer demand and ...

Eaton Hybrid System to Power New Fuel Efficient School Bus

Eaton Corporation announced the commercial availability of its hybrid electric power systems for Navistar’s IC Bus brand school buses. The IC Bus CE Series hybrid electric school bus with hill start assist ...

Firestone Industrial Products Appoints New North American Heavy-Duty OE Sales Manager

Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC (FSIP) has named Steve Roberts North American heavy-duty original equipment (OE) sales manager. Roberts succeeds Mark Hilburger, who now serves as the division manager for marketing. “Steve brings ...

Capacity shortfall seen through 2013

A combination of the trucking industry trying to catch up with the economic recovery and adapting to government regulations that are still being developed will extend a capacity shortage through 2013, a ...

Decisiv Adds New Information Source

Decisiv, Inc., the provider of an advanced technology designed to connect fleet managers with internal and external service locations, announced that the Decisiv Service Management Platform now incorporates labor operations data from ...

Lightweight Trailer Suspension

Hendrickson announces the April 2011 release of the HT250YS trailer suspension, which is 80 pounds lighter than its counterpart, the HT 250 Y-beam suspension developed exclusively for lowboy applications.   The streamlined design ...

Phillips Industries Assembles New Kits With QWIK-FIT Air Fittings

Phillips Industries has put together two new combination kits holding their most popular QWIK-FIT Push-to-Connect Composite Air Fittings. Each kits contains a collection of male connectors, straight unions, 45° male elbows and ...

MAHLE Clevite appoints Rayburn as Heavy Duty & Turbocharger Sales Manager

MAHLE Clevite Inc. has appointed Jeff Rayburn as heavy-duty & turbocharger sales manager, effective immediately. In his new position, Rayburn will be responsible for leading the overall heavy-duty strategy for MAHLE Clevite Inc. ...

CBS to Air Mack Trucks Episode of Undercover Boss February 20

CBS announced that the episode of Undercover Boss featuring Mack Trucks, Inc. and its President & CEO, Denny Slagle, will be broadcast Sunday, Feb. 20 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).  In production of the episode, ...

Empire Opens New Blythe Location

Empire Southwest, LLC announced that it  has added a location in Blythe, Calif. to support  the area’s agriculture market and on-highway truck service clientele. The new location is at 190 S. Intake Blvd., ...

TWNA Announces 2010 Technical Achievement Award Finalists

The Truck Writers of North America (TWNA) announced the finalists for the top technical achievement of 2010 during the annual Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) meeting. The review process began with candidates nominated ...

Kenworth Names 2011 Dealer Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2011 Kenworth Dealer Council members. Leading executives from among more than 300 Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the council.   The 2011 ...

Palmetto Ford Hosts Representative Diaz-Balart

Palmetto Ford, a family-owned and operated Ford/Autocar/Jerr-Dan truck dealership, recently hosted U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart at the dealership.  The Congressman toured the dealership and examined Palmetto Ford’s extensive line-up of trucks and hybrid ...

Cummins Announces High Output 6.7L Turbo Diesel

Cummins Inc. announced the release of its High Output 6.7L Turbo Diesel for Ram heavy-duty pickup trucks. This new high-output rating produces more torque where customers need it most, up to a ...

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