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FTR Shippers Condition Index Improves

Breaking a long-term decline, in a significant reversal the FTR Associates’ Shippers’ Condition Index (SCI) as reported in the firm’s June Shippers Update improved to a reading of -5.4 from -11.4 the ...

Bendix Air Disc Brakes Now Standard At Peterbilt

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB)  patented Bendix  ADB22X air disc brakes have attained standard position on the steer axle of all Peterbilt Motors Company Class 8 truck models. “We are proud to ...

Webb Wheel OEM Business Hires Account Executive

Bob Albano has joined Webb Wheel Products OEM Business Unit as account executive. He will be responsible for supporting the product and service needs of Webb OEM customers in the trailer, truck, ...

Tire Runout Gauge

K-Line has introduced the Tire Runout Gauge, a device that measures both radial and lateral tire runout conditions. The use of this tool can help eliminate irregular tire wear, ride vibration and ...

Denso Names New President/CEO Of North American Headquarters

Denso announced that Hikaru “Howard” Sugi will be president and CEO of Denso International America (DIAM), the company’s North American headquarters, effective June 22. Sugi is senior executive director of Denso Corporation ...

Rosen Joins Fontaine Trailer

Fontaine Trailer has hired Dan Rosen as vice president of sales and marketing for the heavy-haul business based in Springville, Ala. He will report directly to John Craig, president of Fontaine Trailer ...

Eaton Leads Dialogue On Green Transportation

Green mobility, alternative energy and energy efficiency were among the topics of discussion at the Energy Evolution: Achieving Sustainable Urbanization in China symposium, presented by Eaton Corp. The half-day event, held in ...

Yokohama Tire Announces Price Increase

Yokohama Tire Corp. on Monday, June 13, announced that it will implement a price increase of an average of 8 percent on all of its light and medium commercial truck tires sold ...

Cummins To Add 600 New Professionals, New Office In Columbus, Ind.

Cummins Inc. on Friday, June 10, announced that it will add 600 new professional employees in a new office building in downtown Columbus, Ind. The announcement is the third expansion project in ...

New OE 15W-40 Synthetic Diesel Oil

Amsoil Inc. has introduced a new addition to the OE line of synthetic oils with Amsoil OE 15W-40 Synthetic Diesel Oil. OE Synthetic Diesel Oil is said to offer excellent performance and ...

Daimler Trucks North America Announces Plans To Ramp Up Production

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that it plans to sharply increase production and employment levels at its Mt. Holly, N.C. and Portland, Ore. truck manufacturing plants during the last half of ...

Volvo Financial Services Names New U.S. President

Volvo Financial Services Region the Americas announced that Tom Guse has been promoted to President of Volvo Financial Services for operations in the U.S.  In this position, Guse will have responsibility for both ...

Wingfoot Celebrates 10 Years Of Service and Support

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems celebrated10 years of providing tires and tire services at more than 180 commercial tire sales, service and retread facilities across the United States. The company, which also offers preventive ...

Von Meister Named President Of Navistar China

Navistar, Inc. recently announced that Rudi von Meister will lead the company’s efforts in China as the company works to finalize its joint venture agreements with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC).   “We ...