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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 ...

Red Dot Introduces Sealed, Electronically Controlled Actuator

 Red Dot Corp. has introduced a sealed, microprocessor-controlled rotary actuator for 12- and 24-volt mobile HVAC applications.  Designed for commercial trucks, military vehicles and off-highway equipment used in construction, agriculture and other demanding environments, ...

Allison Widens Product Initiatives

Allison Transmission Inc. widens its ongoing product optimization initiative with new features for 2011.All Allison Automatic 2011 models are available with new Economy Shift Schedules for greater fuel economy. For school buses, Allison ...

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose .08 Percent In October

The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.8 percent in October after increasing a revised 1.8 percent in September. The latest gain put the seasonally adjusted index ...

Isuzu NPR Eco-Max Tour

The first low-cab-forward medium-duty trucks in the U.S. market to meet new 2010 emissions regulations returned November 17th from their nationwide introductory tour. Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., originally announced the ...

Truck Centers Unveils Christmas Promotion

Illinois-based Truck Centers, Inc. (TCI) unveiled a holiday promotion to bring holiday cheer to its customers. Truck Centers, a family-owned network of Freightliner and Western Star dealerships throughout Illinois and Missouri, has posted ...

ATA Applauds FMCSA’s Plan To Continue Working On CSA 2010 Component

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) applauds the recent announcement by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to make improvements to the Cargo-Related BASIC component of CSA 2010.  ATA agrees with the ...

Luber-finer Launches Social Media Sites

Champion Laboratories, Inc has launched social media sites for its Luber-finer brand of automotive, medium-duty and heavy-duty lines of filtration products on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Luber-finer’s social media presence has ...

Meritor WABCO To Supply Air And Coolant Control Technology For Freightliner And Western Star

Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems announced an agreement to supply Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) with advanced air and water management valves for commercial vehicles using SCR (selective catalytic reduction) aftertreatment ...

Phillips Industries Hires Industry Veteran To Fill Account Manager OE Trailer Position

Phillips Industries announces that Randy Therneau has joined the company as Account Manager OE Trailer.  In his new role, Therneau will be responsible for OEM sales, servicing trailers and specialty vehicles reporting ...

Manheim Partners With Proxibid

Manheim Heavy Truck & Equipment now offers customersa new channel for online buying wholesale inventory through a partnership with Proxibid. Using Proxibid’s web services, owners and owner operators can bid online for inventory ...

Accuride Corporation Announces Aluminum Wheel Capacity Expansio

Accuride Corporation announced a $13 million aluminum wheel capacity expansion plan. The plan entails the addition of aluminum wheel machining and polishing equipment to be located in both the Company's Erie, Pennsylvania, ...

ATD chairman: Fuel economy rules must be uniform, cost-effective

At a hearing on Monday, Nov. 15, on a proposal to establish first-ever fuel economy rules for commercial and work trucks and engines, the chairman of the American Truck Dealers urged federal ...

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