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ATD Regulatory Sessions

As legislative and regulatory challenges continue to grow, it’s more important than ever for commercial truck dealers to learn about issues that affect their dealerships and help shape sound policy decisions, says ...

Roadcheck set for June 7-9

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced that it will hold Roadcheck, its annual vehicle inspection program, on June 7-9. During a 72-hour period, an estimated 10,000 CVSA-certified federal, state and local enforcement personnel ...

Florida Supreme Court Upholds Graves Law

The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled to uphold the constitutionality and preemptive authority of the federal Graves Law (49 USC 30106) in the case of Vargas v. Enterprise Leasing Co.  According to ...

Eigen Capital Acquires Plews & Edelman

Private equity firm Eigen Capital leads the completion of the acquisition of Plews, Inc., dba Plews & Edelmann, from British industrial conglomerate Tomkins plc.  Plews & Edelmann products include power steering hose assemblies, ...

Wabco Appoints Chief Quality Officer

Kazuo Kawashima joins Wabco as chief quality officer, responsible for further powering how Wabco ingrains quality across the value chain throughout its global organization. Kawashima will reinforce the company’s capabilities to satisfy ...

Volvo Trucks Names 2010 North American Dealers of the Year

Volvo Trucks in North America recently announced its 2010 Dealers of the Year for the U.S. and Canada. The annual award honors each dealership’s entire organization and its employees for overall accomplishment ...

Rush Enterprises, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. In the first quarter, the company's gross revenues totaled $446.1 million, a 49.1 percent increase from gross revenues of $299.3 ...

New Research Links Truck Crash Involvement to Driver History

 In a recent study, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) reveals that truck drivers with certain driving records (i.e. prior crashes, violations and convictions) are more susceptible to being involved in a ...

ConocoPhillips Lubes Available At Pilot Flying J

ConocoPhillips Company announced the availability of its Kendall synthetic blend motor oils and transmission fluid in Pilot Flying J locations nationwide. Based on a new business relationship with Pilot Flying J, more than ...

Peterbilt Receives Order for 200 LNG Trucks

Heckmann Corporation has partnered with Peterbilt Motors Company to transition its tractor-trailer fleet from traditional diesel vehicles to natural gas vehicles (NGVs) with the purchase of 200 Model 367 vehicles. “Peterbilt’s clean powered ...

FTR forecast: ‘Make hay now’

Trucking companies should take advantage of today’s economic recovery because it will be relatively brief by historical standards, and then the economy will fall back into recession, an FTR Associates economist predicted ...

Rush Enterprises Announces Promotions

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced the promotions of Steven L. Keller to senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer and Derrek Weaver to senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. The ...

Eaton and GridPoint Deliver Infrastructure Management for Charging Stations

Eaton Corporation and GridPoint, Inc. announced an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) software licensing collaboration to deliver networking monitoring and intelligent charging applications for Eaton's electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) offering. Eaton is ...

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. Adds Koczan to Sales Team

Tire U.S.A. Corp. (TTC) announces the hiring of Edward Koczan as regional sales manager. He is responsible for the sales region which includes Nevada, Northern California and Utah.  Koczan has a background in ...