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Election reshapes House transportation panel leadership

Florida Republican Rep. John Mica is set to take over as chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee when the next Congress convenes in January following the Republicans' takeover of control ...

Year-over-year NAFTA surface trade up 25.3%

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 25.3 percent higher in August 2010 than in August 2009, reaching $68.0 ...

Preliminary Class 8 Net Orders Rose In October

FTR Associates has released preliminary data showing October Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEMs at 18,386 units, a 22 percent increase over the previous month. October ...

Karmak Launches Smartphone Photo Attachment App

Karmak, Inc. recently introduced Karmak Attach-It, a smartphone application for attaching photos to sales and repair records, at its annual Technology Conference and Expo. The app supports iPhone, Android and Windows Phone ...

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Announces Price Increase

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) announced price increases in the United States across several of its divisions, including consumer replacement; consumer original equipment; truck and bus; agricultural; and off road. Beginning Nov. 1, ...

JX Enterprises Announces New Name

JX Enterprises announced that the Peterbile Wisconsin and Illinois brand will be changing to JX Peterbilt. This brand change, effective immediately, reflects the recent purchase of a dealership in Grand Rapids, Mich. According ...

Mobil Delvac Coolant To Be Featured at TA and Petro Truck Stops

Mobil Delvac extended-life coolant/antifreeze been selected as the featured coolant for all Travel Centers of America (TA) and Petro TravelCenters of America (TA). Mobil Delvac extended-life coolants, as well as Mobil Delvac ...

VIS-Polish Introduces Sectional Sanding Upgrade

Vehicle Inspection Systems announces the release of new, Version 3.0 software for its VIS-Polish automated wheel polishing machine. The new software upgrade, fully compatible with all existing VIS-Polish machines, includes new Sectional ...

Minimizer To Open New World Headquarters

Minimizer plans to open a new world headquarters in Bloomington Prairie, Minn. considerable growth during that past 25 years. Commenting on the plan, Craig Kruckeberg, Minimizer chief visionary, says, “Now is the ...

Thomas Built Buses Names 2010 Top Dealers

Thomas Built Buses president and CEO Kelley Platt presented the company’s 2010 Dealer of the Year award to Nelson’s Bus Service, Inc. at the annual Thomas dealers meeting. Platt says, “The hallmark of ...

New Kenworth T440 Brochure Available

Kenworth now offers a new brochure on its Kenworth T440. The T440 is said to fill a customer’s need for heavy-duty performance in more demanding medium-duty applications, such as regional haul, pickup ...

Mini Leak Detection Flashlight For Use In Tight Spots

Tracer Products has unveiled the TP- 8640CS OPTIMAX Jr —  a cordless, blue light LED leak detection flashlight that reveals leaks in cramped areas inaccessible to larger lamps. It is 7¼ inches ...

Manufacturing sector shows increasing strength

Manufacturing activity grew for the 15th consecutive month in October and at a faster rate than in September, the Institute for Supply Management reported Nov. 1. ISM's composite index, the PMI, was ...

Rush Enterprises Reports Third Quarter Results

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. In the third quarter ended September 30, 2010, the company’s gross revenues from continuing operations totaled $405.8 million, a ...

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