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Trucking Industry Outlook

The near-term outlook for the truck market is weak, but long term the outlook is positive, according to Cleveland Research Co. (CRC). “Our contacts have cut their 2011 heavy truck sales outlook over ...

Palm Peterbilt Partners With City of Ft. Myers & Hosts Customer Event

Palm Peterbilt Trucks, Peterbilt Motors Company, and the City of Ft. Myers have placed a 2011 Peterbilt 320 refuse truck, equipped with Eaton hydraulic launch assist system, into service. Palm Peterbilt began its ...

Rush Completes Sale Of Construction Equipment Division

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of the assets of its John Deere construction equipment dealerships to Doggett Heavy Machinery Services, LLC for $26.2 million. “The closing ...

Paccar Financial Offers Three Years Of Extended Warranty

Operators and fleets financing new Class 8 Peterbilt trucks (with standard one-year highway warranty) can obtain two additional years of vehicle protection for their trucks if they finance through Paccar Financial Corp. ...

New Business Focuses On Improving Brake Performance

Elite Brake Company is a new commercial vehicle brake component supplier developing a full-line of brake block, brake lining, medium-duty hydraulic brake disc pads, heavy-duty air brake disc pads as well as ...

Gray And MAHA Licensing Agreement

Gray Manufacturing Inc., MAHA USA, LLC and MAHA Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & Co KG have entered into a Patent License Agreement in connection with wireless coordinated lift systems or wireless mobile column ...

Frazzini Promoted To VP Operations At Todco

Jim Frazzini has been promoted to vice president of operations for Todco in Marion, Ohio. The announcement was made by Scott Blackford, president. In his expanded role, Frazzini will be responsible for ...

Phillips Industries Releases New Gladhand Brochure

Phillips Industries has released a new product brochure listing its complete family of gladhands and associated products. The new brochure, available for download at http://www.phillipsind.com/, lists Phillips part numbers and specifications for ...

Mitchell 1 Updates On-Line Service Information Programs

Mitchell 1, a Snap-on company, has updated its web-based service information programs to now include diagnostic and service information for  2009 medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Monthly updates to Repair-Connect.net, Tractor-Trailer.net and Medium-Truck.net ...

Successful 2010 Great American Trucking Show Concludes Week Packed With High-level Industry Meetings

As the trucking industry is beginning to report a slight rebound, The Great American Trucking Show and other events held in the days leading up to the show produced very positive results. ...

PacLease And Zonar Systems Hold CSA 2010 Webinar

Paccar Leasing (PacLease) and Zonar Systems will hold a webinar to discuss preparations needed for the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010) from 10 to 11 a.m. Pacific daylight saving time Thursday, ...

Paccar unveils new engine website

Paccar has announced the launch of its new website dedicated to Paccar engines. The website, www.paccarengines.com, contains information about Paccar engines installed in DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. "We are pleased that our ...

Ridewell suspensions have bolt-on hangers

Ridewell has expanded its RAR-260 Series of suspensions by adding three 25,000-capacity suspensions with an industry-standard bolt pattern: Part No. 2600314, 14- to 16-inch mounting height; Part No. 2600316, 16- to 18-inch ...

Navistar recommits to medium-duty truck market with ‘laser-like’ focus

As anyone in the truck industry knows, the race to meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2010 diesel engine emissions regulations has been an all-consuming and contentious one for truck and engine manufacturers. ...

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