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Dana, Bosch Rexroth Finalize Joint Venture

Dana Holding Corporation and Bosch Rexroth AG announced that they have completed their 50-50 joint venture to develop and manufacture advanced powersplit drive transmissions for the off-highway market.   Known as Dana Rexroth ...

Aylor Appointed Aftermarket GM For Nelson

Nelson Global Products Inc. has announced the appointment of Randy Aylor as general manager, aftermarket.  He will lead a team to strengthen and accelerate the company's initiatives in the heavy- and medium-duty ...

Michelin Commercial Service Network Increases Coverage, Road Service Calls

The Michelin Commercial Service Network continues to expand, adding approximately 200 locations to increase its coverage by nearly 70 percent since being launched in February 2011. The network also has enhanced the ...

Tax Breaks Available On Work Truck Purchases

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America is reminding potential truck buyers they may be able to find favorable tax treatment of commercial truck purchases this year. According to the U.S. Internal Revenue Code ...

Polk Enhances Aftermarket Demand Forecast For Class 3-8 Vehicles

Polk has expanded the categories of commercial vehicle components that are included in its forecast of demand for aftermarket commercial vehicle parts. Polk now offers 11 categories and more than 60 specific ...

Caterpillar Celebrates Grand Opening Of N.C. Facility

Caterpillar Inc. employees along with North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue and other state and local officials celebrated the grand opening of the company's expanded Compact Construction Equipment operations in Sanford, N.C. The ...

Grote Introduces New Family Of LED Side Turn Lamps

Grote Industries introduced its new family of six side turn lamps. A variety of mounting designs and connector options make the new lamps unique in the marketplace and suitable for multiple applications ...

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Launches Mobile Website

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. announces the launch of the mobile version of the Utility corporate website.  “We are proud to be the first major trailer manufacturer to launch a mobile website,” says Craig ...

Preliminary Class 8 Orders Increase For Second Straight Month

FTR Associates has released preliminary data showing September Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEM’s at 23,465, the second consecutive month of increasing order activity. Preliminary September ...

Sioux City Truck Sales Receives Parts And Service Awards

Peterbilt of Sioux City was named the 2010 Peterbilt North American Parts & Service Dealer of the Year and Peterbilt of Council Bluffs received one of five 2010 Best in Class Parts ...

Horton Expands QuickShip Warehouse Program

Horton has expanded its QuickShip warehouse program to further improve its customer service. The company has now added a warehouse in Edison, N.J., to support growth in the Northeast region and to ...

Haldex Introduces Brake Lining For Transit, Coach Applications

Haldex will introduce TransitmaX brake lining, specially developed for transit and coach applications at the American Public Transit Show (APTA) to be held October 3-5, 2011 in New Orleans, LA. The friction ...

All Truck And Trailer Parts Joins Vipar

Vipar Heavy Duty has announced that All Truck and Trailers Parts is the newest stockholder to join the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors. With more 100,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space ...

Video Makes Case For Allowing Heavier Trucks On Interstates

The Coalition for Transportation Productivity, a group of about 200 shippers and allied associations lobbying for increasing federal vehicle weight limits on interstate highways, has launched a digital video campaign to rally ...