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Innovative Dealership Strategies Award

DrivingSales announced the call for entries for the 2011 DrivingSales Dealer Best Idea Award, sponsored by ADP |Cobalt, which recognizes the most innovative dealership strategies of 2011. Five dealer finalists will have ...

SD Webinar Explores Trucking Outlook

Despite wild swings in the stock market and other economic worries, freight keeps moving and commerce flows. How does the world of trucking look during the coming months? Noel Perry, partner in ...

Monthly Freight Index Up 2.6% In June, Year-To-Year Up 4.1%

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 2.6 percent in June from May, rising after two monthly declines, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation ...

CVSN 2011 President’s Recognition Award Winner Announced

The Board of Directors of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) announced that J. Richard Schien, president and founder of Karmak, is the 2011 CVSN President’s Recognition Award winner.  In announcing the ...

Noregon Systems Introduces Tractor/Trailer ABS Diagnostic Kit With HP Notebook

Noregon Systems, Inc. announced the release of its newest diagnostic service kit for heavy-duty vehicles: #70050 Heavy Duty Tractor/Trailer ABS Diagnostic Kit. Heavy-duty anti-lock braking systems on Class 7 and 8 trucks and ...

Kinedyne Expands U.S. Sales Team

Kinedyne Corporation has initiated a number of changes to its United States sales team, with a collective goal of providing an even higher level of customer service. Among these changes is the ...

Double Coin North America Launches Redesigned Website

Double Coin Tires and China Manufacturers Alliance announce the launch of Double Coin’s redesigned website at: www.doublecoin-us.com.  “As Double Coin Tires continues to progressively strengthen its brand quality, image and awareness, we are ...

Pulse Of Commerce Index Idles

Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI), issued August 10 by the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Ceridian Corporation dipped 0.2 percent in July on a seasonally and workday adjusted basis, offsetting ...

Top Fleet Executives Highlight Second Day Of Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference

“Thriving in a Changing Environment,” a panel discussion featuring executives from some of the nation’s premier carriers, will provide Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference attendees with insights on how fleets are dealing with ...

Kenworth Sales Company Sponsors Book Drive

The employees of Kenworth Sales Co. in West Valley City, Utah, sponsored their third annual book drive for students at Stansbury Elementary School. The Kenworth dealership first adopted the local elementary school three ...

ATA Applauds Historic Large Truck Fuel Efficiency Standards

American Trucking Associations praised the Obama administration for their work to set, for the first time, fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. "Today's announcement by President Obama is welcome news to ...

Caterpillar Announces Expansion Plans for Remanufacturing Facility

Caterpillar Inc. announced plans to significantly expand its remanufacturing facility in West Fargo, N.D. The increased capacity will help meet the strong demand for remanufactured drive train components for large off-highway trucks ...

Diamond International of Kansas City Celebrates 30 Years of Continuous Operation

Diamond International of Kansas City, a local full-service International commercial truck dealership, will celebrate its 30th year in business in August 2011. The dealership started as a branch of the former International ...

First-Ever Heavy Truck Fuel Economy Standards On The Way

Work trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles will, for the first time, have to trim fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under new efficiency standards. The White House says the standards – ...