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Forecast on Truckstop Industry To Be Unveiled at NATSO Show

Attendees at The NATSO Show will be the first to hear new findings on the future of the truckstop and travel plaza industry when The NATSO Foundation releases an industry forecast at ...

TCP National Survey: Truckers Optimism Still Up

Transport Capital Partners, LLC (TCP) has completed its Business Expectation Survey for the fourth quarter of 2010 and found that 66 percent of surveyed carriers expect volumes to increase over the next year. ...

Inventory Movement Up Slightly in November in Still Fragile Market

The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI), a real-time measure of the flow of goods to U.S. factories, retailers and consumers, grew 0.4 percent in November following three consecutive months of decline.The ...

Rush Enterprises Signs Agreement To Acquire Certain Assets of Asbury Automotive

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Rush Truck Centers of Georgia, Inc. has entered into agreements to purchase certain assets of Asbury Automotive Atlanta, LLC, a subsidiary of Asbury Automotive Group, ...

Volvo Trucks Encourages Freight Transportation Solutions

“The trucking industry faces considerable challenges as it strives to meet growing freight demand while operating on a highway system designed in the 1950s,” says Ron Huibers, senior vice president, sales and ...

Mitsubishi Fuso Unveils Advanced Powertrain for Its Class 3-5 Trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) has announced that its parent company, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC), Kawasaki, Japan, has unveiled a new powertrain to be introduced in the ...

Bendix Celebrates Manufacturing Milestone

Marking a major milestone for commercial vehicle braking technology, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC recently celebrated the production of its 750,000th Bendix BA-921 air compressor. First introduced in 2002, the Bendix BA-921 ...

Eaton Names President of Vehicle Group

Eaton Corporation announced that Kenneth F. Davis has been named president – Vehicle Group, effective January 1, 2011, succeeding Joseph P. Palchak who has announced his decision to retire at the end ...

Kenworth And Paccar Financial Extended Warranty Available

 The Kenworth Truck Company and Paccar Financial Extended Warranty Program is now available through March 31, 2011, for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks that meet eligibility requirements.   Kenworth ...

Western Star Introduces Its First Body Builder Book

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. today announced the availability of its new online Body Builder Book. The downloadable resource provides equipment manufacturers component information for all Western Star truck models, allowing them ...

Commercial Vehicle Registrations Rebound

Commercial vehicle (GVW Class 3-8) registrations in the U.S. during the first nine months of 2010 were 269,650 units, up 9.6 percent over the same period last year, according to Polk. Additionally, ...

NTEA Names New Executive Director

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Board of Trustees has named Steve Carey, NTEA senior director of operations, to replace long-time Executive Director Jim Carney. Carney will retire on April 30, 2012, ...

New Penske Truck Leasing, Rental and Logistics Blog

 Penske Truck Leasing introduced its new corporate blog called, “Move Ahead.” It will serve as the official blog for Penske Truck Leasing, Penske Truck Rental, Penske Logistics and Penske Used Trucks. The “Move ...

Western Star Introduces 2nd Reverse Transmission

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. announced the availability of the new Allison 4700RDS 2nd reverse transmission for the construction segment. Suitable for mixer and dump applications, 2nd reverse offers a second, “deep ...

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