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Detroit Marks Production of 100,000th DD Platform Engine

Detroit Diesel Corporation marked the production of the 100,000th engine coming off its DD Platform assembly line with a celebration at its Redford, Mich., manufacturing facility on Nov. 30, 2011.   The DD Platform ...

Truck Enterprises, Inc. Earns SHARP Recertification

Truck Enterprises, Inc. was recently awarded OSHA’s SHARP (Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program) Recertification by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Labor and Industry.  Achieving SHARP Recertification establishes TEI as one ...

Year-To-Year NAFTA Trade Up 13.8% In September

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 13.8 percent higher in September 2011 than in September 2010, totaling $77.7 ...

Southland International Trucks Celebrates 25 Years

On Friday, November 18, 2011, Southland International Trucks, Inc. celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Recognizing the growth of Southland, Navistar International Chairman, President, and CEO Dan Ustian spoke about the exceptional commitment Southland ...

Top 10 Environmental, Safety Concerns For Dealerships

KPA offers a list of the top 10 environmental and safety concerns for dealers. KPA says that in the past dealers had to sift through OSHA’s annual publication of citations for the ...

U.S. Xpress Adds Cargo Vans, Straight Trucks To Its Demand Critical Fleet

U.S. Xpress Enterprises has recently expanded its Xpress Direct Demand Critical fleet to include smaller capacity vehicles, including cargo vans and straight trucks. The company is presently operating nearly 30 of these ...

Wabco To Supply Adaptive Cruise Control In China

Wabco Holdings will supply its adaptive cruise control to Yutong in China, the world’s largest manufacturer of buses, as part of an expanded long-term agreement to furnish advanced safety technologies. It marks ...

Freightliner Trucks Announces Design Competition

Freightliner Trucks announced its “Design the Future of Pride & Profit” truck design contest. Open to college students within North America, entrants are invited to submit original designs for the owner-operator style ...

TransChicago Truck Delivers First CNG Freightliner Trucks

TransChicago Truck Group, headquartered in Elmhurst, Ill., delivered two Freightliner, Cummins powered compressed natural gas fueled trucks to Exel, part of the Supply Chain division of Deutsche Post DHL. The Illinois Clean Diesel ...

World’s Strongest Men Battle Mack Titan

The heavy-haul Titan by Mack was featured in the recent truck-pull event of The Met-Rx World’s Strongest Man competition, held at Wingate University in Charlotte, NC.  The battle pitched the Titan against ...

Carrier Introduces New Display For Refrigerated Haulers

Carrier Transicold’s Dual-View Temperature Display is an external temperature and status indicator that provides a reverse image in the rearview mirror so it appears correctly for drivers at a glance.             The Dual-View ...

Biodiesel Industry Sets New Annual Production Record

The U.S. biodiesel industry has set a new record for annual production, according to the latest EPA figures.             The industry has produced more than 802 million gallons of biodiesel in plants from ...

Monthly Tonnage Index Up 0.5% In October, Year-Over-Year Up 5.7%

The American Trucking Associations on Tuesday, Nov. 22, announced that its advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.5 percent in October after 1.5 percent in September. The latest gain put ...

Truck Centers Christmas Promotion Returns

Illinois-based Truck Centers, Inc. recently launched the second consecutive year of its holiday promotion.   Truck Centers has posted more than 90 transportation-related prizes with a “Twelve Days of Christmas” themed sweepstakes. Customers can ...