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Volvo partners with Link Manufacturing for axle development

Link Manufacturing, Ltd., has announced it has agreed to a multi-year manufacturing agreement for the new Volvo Trucks 6x2 axle program. The selection of Link came after a year-long process in which Link ...

Freightliner unveils futuristic SuperTruck

Freightliner unveiled its impressively futuristic SuperTruck prototype vehicle at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week, capping a five-year development process in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy and other leading industry manufacturers ...

Congressman Paul Ryan visits JX Peterbilt

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, toured JX Peterbilt in Oak Creek, Wis., earlier this month. The tour was hosted by ATD Chairman Eric Jorgensen, president ...

Truck Enterprises breaks ground for new Maryland facility

Truck Enterprises, Inc., broke ground on a new dealership location in Hagerstown, Md., last week. Scheduled for completion in late 2015 or early 2016, the $11 million project will be the future home ...

Bendix celebrating 85th anniversary

In 1930, Clessie Cummins drove the first diesel-engine powered passenger car from Indianapolis to New York, the Chrysler Building topped 1,000 ft., and the company that eventually became Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems ...

Yokohama plant nabs environmental award

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia, LLC (YTMV) has received the 2015 Environmental Warrior Award from the Virginia Water Environment Association (VWEA). The award was bestowed upon the Salem, Va., facility as part of VWEA’s ...

GALLERY: Closing down MATS coverage

Friday and Saturday marked the heaviest trade shaw traffic at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Vendors from across the industry set up and welcomes truckers at the Kentucky Fair & ...

WABCO invests in North American manufacturing

WABCO is making itself at home in the United States. The company announced last week at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) that it plans to invest $17 million into a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility ...

Donaldson Blue now available for Cummins ISX engines

Donaldson Company announces the company’s fuel filtration technology is now available for Cummins ISX engines. There are two Donaldson Blue fuel filters available: the DBF5811 for 15.0 Liter ISX engines and DBF6776 for ...

Commercial truck demand strong, but build capacity filling up

Class 8 net orders crept to just more than 31,100 units last month, (up 7 percent year-over-year), while Classes 5-7 posted 19,700 net orders, climbing just 2 percent. According to Kenny Vieth, ACT’s President and ...

Truck Centers, Inc. tech nabs Redline ‘Rock Star’ award

Redline Detection has named Rob McNees of Truck Centers, Inc. (TCI) as the winner of its 2015 Redline Rock Star Performance Award. McNees, a top tier ASE Master Certified heavy-duty truck technician, has ...

Grede investing to support industry growth

Grede plans to invest more than $20 million over the next three years in its Biscoe, N.C., facility to support the growth of its commercial vehicle business. The investment will be used for ...

MATS Day 1: Live from the trade show

The trade show floor opened Thursday afternoon at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Vendors from across the industry are set up at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center and were ...

Mack keying on integration in 2015

Mack Trucks has honed in on a very specific set of goals in the years ahead, and integration is a central focus. “(Integration) is about application excellence; about finding and developing a truck ...