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Hino Trucks Engines Rank Highest in Customer Satisfaction

Hino Trucks engines rank highest in customer satisfaction among conventional medium- duty truck owners for the third year in a row according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. Medium Duty ...

Peterbilt Dealer Group Opens New Location

The Pete Store announces the opening of a new location at 1300 Buckner Road in Columbia, S.C., resulting in the creation of 10 new jobs. The new location is a full-service dealership providing ...

Crysteel Introduces Multi-function Tailgate

Crysteel Manufacturing, Inc., recently introduced the versatile High ‘N Slide Multi-Function Tailgate as part of its Crysteel Select Dump Body program. The High ‘N Slide tailgate (patent pending) offers traditional dump-through, sliding, ...

DuraClass Introduces Aluminum Dump Body

DuraClass recently introduced an aluminum dump body to its line of Class 5-8 truck bodies. The corrosion-resistant aluminum design is said to eliminate paint expense and increases body value at trade-in. Aluminum ...

High-Capacity Refrigerant Scale

Tracer Products has unveiled the new TP-9366 PRO-DigiScale — a high-capacity, refrigerant scale that accommodates cylinders up to 220 pounds. With the PRO-DigiScale, technicians can weigh and charge from the same platform. The ...

Manufacturing continues to grow in December

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the 17th consecutive month, according to the Institute of Supply Management's monthly survey of U.S. supply executives. The PMI -- ISM's composite ...

TRALA Opposes Steep Tax Increase on Truck Sales and Leases in South Carolina

TRALA is opposing a proposal to significantly increase the tax on the sale and lease of motor vehicles under the South Carolina sales and use tax. South Carolina Senate bill 325, which ...

ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Body Systems Business

ArvinMeritor, Inc. announced that it has completed the sale of its Body Systems business to an affiliate of Inteva Products, LLC. The estimated purchase price at closing was $27.27 million, consisting of ...

HDMA’s Jack Shaffer Elected 2011 Board Chairman, New Directors Named

HDMA held its annual election of officers and governors during the fall 2010 board of governors meeting. The 16-member board is responsible for the strategic direction, performance and member satisfaction of the ...

Trailer orders surge in November

Net orders of commercial trailers of 21,314 units in November increased 23 percent over October, which was the strongest month in more than two years, ACT Research Co. said. November net orders ...

Diesel prices jump 4.6 cents to $3.294

Diesel prices continued their steady rise as the national average retail price rose 4.6 cents to $3.294 during the week ended Monday, Dec. 27, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy ...

Eaton touts 100 million miles for its hybrids

Eaton Corp. said that customers of its hybrid systems have collectively accumulated more than 100 million miles of service with an estimated 4 million gallons reduction in diesel fuel consumption. More than ...

Navistar posts 4Q, year-end financial results

Citing improved performance of its core business and military sales, Navistar International Corporation reported net income of $39 million for the fourth quarter ended Oct. 31. Results included costs related to the ...

Wisconsin Kenworth Relocates

Wisconsin Kenworth has moved its full-service Kenworth dealership to a new, larger remodeled location in Menonomie, Wis.    Wisconsin Kenworth – Menomonie is located on a 9-acre site near Exit 45 on I-94, which ...

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