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HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting Recap

HDA Truck Pride recently held its First Annual Membership Meeting. More than 600 attendees representing 123 members, 142 vendors, various media and end user customers were at the event. The meeting began with ...

Tool For Filtering Fuel, Priming Fuel Systems

Davco Technology announces the Shop Pro FXP for sweeping diesel fuel tanks to remove water and contaminants, to filter the fuel when transferring to another tank and to prime diesel engines.  The ...

2011 VISTA Competition Recognizes Best Volvo Truck Technicians

Service technicians from Beaver Truck Centre in Winnepeg, Manitoba captured first place at the 2011 Volvo Trucks North American VISTA competition.  The hands-on team competition, highlighting technician excellence, helps participants hone their ...

Isuzu Announces Telematics On N-Series

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced that it will offer Fleet Director, the telematics system from Teletrac, Inc., as an option in its 2011 and 2012 model year N-Series trucks. Fleet Director ...

Manheim’s Braddy Wins POW! Award

In recognition of her leadership contributions over the past 20 years, Manheim Specialty General Manager Karen Braddy was honored by Atlanta-based Womenetics with a 2011 POW! Award. Braddy was among a group of ...

Great Dane Aftermarket Parts Adds Staff

Great Dane Trailers announces the addition of Randy Gosson to the Aftermarket Parts Group as national account sales manager. In his new position, he will assume full responsibility for the Great Dane ...

Jacobs Develops High Power Density Engine Brake Technology

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announced that it has developed the next generation of engine braking technology. This all new technology is said to delivers 50 percent more power than traditional compression release braking ...

Monthly tonnage index up 1.7% in March, year-to-year up 6.3%

The American Trucking Associations on Tuesday, April 26, said that its advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.7 percent in March after falling a revised 2.7 percent in February. The ...

Paccar Financial Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Paccar Financial (PFC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. “We’re celebrating a milestone,” says Todd Hubbard, president of Paccar Financial. “The growth of Paccar’s captive finance company has been dramatic. In ...

Hutchens Evolves Trailer Slider System

The Hutch 9800 Series of heavy-duty trailer slider systems can fit the requirements for a standard 49 in. tandem axle or a widespread axle application. Overall subframe heights from 8 ½ in ...

Webb Wheel Products Adds Training Toolbox to Website

Webb Wheel Products, Inc. has added a new Training Toolbox to its website.  The material at http://www.webbwheel.com/aftermarket/training_toolbox.html draws on the company’s long experience in the commercial vehicle industry to show the proper ...

Trailer Suspension System Offering Expansion

SAF-Holland has announced significant engineering updates, as well as the expansion of the application breadth to its CBX Series Suspension System offering, for the North American Trailer Market. According to the company, one ...

Trucking Outlook Positive, Operating Expenses Rise

Nearly three-quarters (71 percent) of trucking company executives surveyed by GE Capital, Transportation Finance expect business conditions to improve in 2011 but they are concerned about the impact of external and internal ...

TransChicago Truck Opens New Location

TransChicago Truck, headquartered in Elmhurst, Ill., recently opened a new location in Joilet, Ill. The new location is on I-55 and I-80, an area that has heavy truck traffic. According to Michael Cappellett, ...