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Volvo Trucks Reduces Energy Use At Plant

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) manufacturing plant in Dublin, Va. reduced its energy intensity by nearly 30 percent in just one year, making it the first company to meet a 10-year challenge ...

SmartTruck Introduces Improved Trailer Aerodynamics System, Adds Distribution

SmartTruck, a new manufacturer of aerodynamic products for the trucking industry, has introduced the second generation of its UT-6 Trailer UnderTray System. SmartTruck says it has begun production of the more durable ...

VT Hackney Breaks Ground For Addition, Kidron expands capacity

VT Hackney, Inc., a company of VT Systems, Inc., announced the ground breaking of a plant addition at its 27-acre Independence, Kan. manufacturing site. The addition will encompass 70,000 sq. ft. and ...

CSA Lighting Education

Truck-Lite designed a website that provides answers to frequently asked CSA lighting questions. Truck-Lite.com/CSA provides information on the following CSA based criteria: What is CSA? Know The Changes Are You Confident? CSA & Lighting FMCSA Regulations, Resources & ...

Caterpillar Announces New Parts Distribution Center

Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. (Cat Logistics), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. announced plans to open a new parts distribution center in Spokane, Wash. The new facility, which will replace the ...

Jacobs Vehicle Systems Appoints Burton VP of Global Operations

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation announces the appointment of Keith Burton as vice president of global operations. He will play a central role in leading the efforts of ...

Isuzu Commercial Trucks Now Powered by B20 Biodiesel Blends

At its semi-annual board meeting in Washington D.C. last week, members of the National Biodiesel Board applauded the latest Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to announce its support for use of B20 biodiesel ...

Panel Discussion Addresses Counterfeit Products

Experts from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Eaton Corp. and Pfizer Inc. on Thursday, June 23, participated in a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to raise ...

ATA Applauds Strategic Petroleum Reserve Release, Seeks Long-Term Solution

The American Trucking Associations on Thursday, June 23, applauded the Obama administration and the International Energy Agency for releasing a total of 60 million barrels of oil to offset supply disruptions and ...

Cleaire Verification Extends to Cat ACERT Engines

Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls announced that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved an extension to the LongMile diesel particulate filter (DPF) verification. This extension means that owners of trucks and ...

ConMet Adds Altwies As National Accounts Manager

Consolidated Metco (ConMet) has added Jason Altwies as the company’s national account manager based in Kalamazoo, Mich. “Jason brings with him a diverse skill set and a broad background in the North American ...

ConAgra Mills Honors Polar Tank

Polar Tank has received a supplier appreciation award from ConAgra Mills for its role in the company’s new production and distribution process designed to ensure the safety and integrity of ready-to-eat flour. The ...

Denso International America Names New COO

Denso announced that Kazumasa Kimura will be chief operating officer of DENSO International America, Inc., Denso’s North American headquarters, effective June 22. As COO, Kimura will oversee the company’s overall sales operations ...

Performance Friction Brakes Releases Brake Pad for 2009‐11 Dodge Ram 2500/3500

Performance Friction announced the release of the Carbon Metallic brake pad for the 2009-11 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 series truck. The new pad addresses the issue of premature wear as seen on the ...