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Tri-State Kenworth Opens New Dealership Location in Milford

Tri-State Kenworth has opened a full-service Kenworth dealership in Milford, Conn. Tri-State Kenworth – Milford is located on a 4-acre site just one-quarter mile east of Exit 40 on the I-95, one ...

Dana Completes Class 8 Enhancements Within Spicer Life Series Driveshafts

With the recent completion of key product improvements to its Spicer Life Series (SPL) Model 170 universal joint assembly, Dana Holding Corporation now has upgraded the performance and durability features of its ...

Daimler Trucks North America Celebrates Production of 1000th Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) marked the production of its 1,000th hybrid electric vehicle with a celebration at its Mt. Holly, NC plant. The 1,000th vehicle — a Freightliner Business Class M2 ...

Hunter’s New OCL430HD Rotor Lathe

Hunter’s new OCL430HD rotor lathe is said to greatly improves medium- and heavy-duty service by machining the rotor on the vehicle. Hub-mounted service eliminates the need to disassemble the hub to remove ...

Snap-on rolls out Verus wireless information system

Snap-on introduced the Verus Wireless Diagnostic & Information System. The tool allows technicians to scan, scope and run the business from anywhere in the automotive repair shop by retrieving codes, data, functional ...

Cat Dealers Ready To Service and Sales Support for New Cat Vocational Trucks

Caterpillar announces that its North American Cat Dealer network will be fully prepared to offer whole-truck service and sales support for the company’s first ever Cat Vocational Truck, the Cat CT660. Since ...

Volvo Marks Milestone of 50,000 Trucks Made with Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology

Volvo Trucks North America celebrated the success of Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology with the delivery of the 50,000th VEST-equipped truck to Shamrock Foods of Phoenix. VEST is a full electronic stability program that ...

Eaton Introduces New Global Marketing Organization

Eaton Corporation announced John Coll has been named vice president of global marketing for the Vehicle Group reporting to Vehicle Group President Kenneth F. Davis. Coll will be located at Eaton’s Vehicle ...

Newsletter Offers Tips For Proper Cable Measurement

The January issue of Qwik Tech Tips discusses measuring techniques to determine the proper coiled electrical cable length for tractor/trailer combinations. According to Phillips Industrires, length is one of the most important ...

Bendix Opens Acuna III Manufacturing Facility

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC celebrated the grand opening of its new actuator manufacturing facility based in Acuña, Mexico. The new facility marks the opening of the third manufacturing plant, expanding its ...

Monthly tonnage index up 2.2% in December, year-over-year up 4.2%

The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2 percent in December after falling a revised 0.6 percent in November. The latest improvement put the adjusted index at ...

Peterbilt Receives Vedder Transport Order for 50 LNG Trucks

Peterbilt Motors Company announces the purchase of 50 Model 386 liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks by Vedder Transport Ltd. of Abbotsford, British Columbia. “Peterbilt is dedicated to engineering environmentally friendly solutions that meet ...

Maryland Energy Administration, DOE and Daimler Deploy Hybrids

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) with the U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) and Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the launch of deployment for 143 heavy-duty Freightliner hybrid electric and Freightliner ...

Wabco Wins Top Environmental Conservation Award in Brazil from Ford

Wabco Holding announced that Ford Motor Company Brazil has honored WABCO with Ford’s 2010 Environmental Conservation Award. It recognizes Wabco’s contribution as a supplier for series production of Ford’s medium- and heavy-duty ...

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