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EPA Calls For Improved SCR Guidelines

The Environmental Protection Agency has updated its guidance for certification of truck engines using selective catalytic reduction to reduce emissions, calling on SCR engine makers to continue developing warning systems that alert ...

NationaLease Breaks Attendance Record At Spring Meeting

Reflecting the strong demand and improved business outlook in the trucking industry, NationaLease says its 2011 Spring Maintenance Managers Meeting boasted the largest attendance in its history. This year’s event held in Kansas ...

Hendrickson Demonstrates Service Expertise in Los Angeles

Hendrickson has developed hands-on training courses aimed at giving technicians the experience they need to properly maintain a suspension system and if necessary, make the repair right the first time. This program travelled ...

Minimizer To Launch Fender At GATS

Minimizer is planning to launch a new fender at the Great American Trucking Show that the company says will change the industry. “Customers keep asking for new and innovative products, they ask us ...

ATA Welcomes New Vice President Of Legislative Affairs

American Trucking Associations announced it has hired Caroline Decker as its new vice president of legislative affairs. "With nearly 20 years of experience working on Capitol Hill ― both as a staffer and ...

Jacobs Certified ISO 14001

The Jacobs Vehicle Systems (JVS) Environmental Management System was formally certified to the ISO 14001 Standard. JVS successfully passed a five-day audit of its environmental programs and processes to demonstrate full conformance ...

Wabco Selected Supplier Of The Year By Cummins

Cummins Inc. awarded Wabco with two supplier awards for outstanding performance during 2010. Cummins has awarded its overall top honor to Wabco as “Supplier of the Year” and it has also named ...

Mitsubishi Fuso Continues 5-Year Warranty on 2012 Canter Models

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) announced that it will continue its full warranty package — including its three-year/unlimited mileage bumper-to-bumper warranty, its four-year/unlimited mileage rust-through warranty and its five-year/175,000-mile powertrain ...

Heavy Duty Hall of Famer Keller dies

Wayne Keller, founder of Truck Pride and 2011 HDAW Heavy Duty Aftermarket Hall of Fame inductee, died Saturday, June 11. Keller was a driving force behind CFS and an outspoken proponent of ...

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 ...