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Yokohama To Increase Light-, Medium-Duty Truck Tire Prices

Yokohama Tire Corp. has announced it will implement a price increase of up to 8 percent on all of its light and medium commercial truck tires in the United States, effective Oct. ...

Obama Signs Highway Funding Extension Into Law

President Obama on Friday, Sept. 16, signed into law legislation that extends taxes funding federal highway spending through March and the Federal Aviation Administration through January. The Surface and Air Transportation Programs ...

Used Truck Prices To Remain Strong In Fourth Quarter

Despite evidence of a price ceiling on newer trucks, the retail market remains strong, says Chris Visser in September’s Guidelines report from the ATD/NADA Commercial Truck Guide. “Wholesale prices for commercial trucks are ...

Worldwide Equipment Relocates, Expands Charleston, W.Va., Facility

Worldwide Equipment has relocated and expanded its parts facility in the Charleston area to a new location that includes 12 service bays and room for additional parts inventory.  Worldwide Equipment - Charleston parts ...

Paccar Parts Announces Telematics Fleet Management Service Using Cell Technology

Paccar Parts announced commercial availability of its aftermarket TruckerLink telematics and fleet management service. It lets dispatchers and maintenance staff view the location of their trucks, driver logs and fuel consumption reports, ...

Allison Debuts Radically Different 10-Speed Automatic Transmission

Allison Transmission on Wednesday, Sept. 14, introduced to the press a radically different 10-speed fully automatic twin-countershaft range-type truck transmission called the TC-10 intended for use in truck tractors. Allison says that ...

Schneider National Freight Crossing Mexican Border

Following the cross-border agreement announced this summer between the United States and Mexico, Schneider National says it’s “business as usual” as the carrier moves customer freight across the two countries’ border. “We’ve worked ...

Truck Enterprises Roanoke Becomes Roanoke’s Hino Trucks Dealer

Truck Enterprises Roanoke, the Roanoke based dealership of Truck Enterprises, Inc., has announced its newest truck franchise: Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company. To celebrate the new truck line, Truck Enterprises Roanoke is ...

Idealease Offers Capacity Terminal Tractors

Idealease Inc. has expanded its product offering to include diesel-powered Capacity terminal tractors.  The new partnership was announced last week at Idealease’s annual stockholders meeting in Chicago. Capacity terminal tractors powered by Navistar’s ...

Luber-finer Releases Mobile Website, Online Parts Look-up Tool

Luber-finer, a filter brand from Champion Laboratories, announces the release of its latest filter change productivity enhancement tool ― the new ShowMeTheParts mobile website and online parts look-up and cross reference tool. ...

New Features Added To Peterbilt 320 Model

Peterbilt Motors Company introduces a range of new features for the popular Model 320, that is says provides customers improved maneuverability, increased vehicle utility and enhanced driver comfort. “Peterbilt’s low cab forward vehicle, ...

Pulse Of Commerce Index Remains Idle

The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI), issued Sept. 13, 2011 by the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Ceridian Corporation, fell 1.4 percent in August on a seasonally and workday adjusted ...

Successful 2011 Great American Trucking Show And Related Events Attract More, Diverse Attendees

The 2011 Great American Trucking Show and other events surrounding it enjoyed more attendees with proven buying power and from more industry segments than ever before. With registration of 48,219, attendance was ...

Strong Turnout Expected At NationaLease Annual Meeting

A strong rental market and robust contract maintenance and full service leasing activity are driving high registration levels for the NationaLease 67th Annual Meeting, Sept. 18-19 in San Francisco. “When the commercial truck ...