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ATA calls for open access to domestic energy sources

The American Trucking Associations on Friday, Feb. 25, called on the Obama administration to stop blocking access to U.S.-held energy assets, arguing that current world events are showing the importance of energy ...

Continental dealer locator app helps find emergency road/tire service fast

Commercial truck operators anywhere in the United States and Canada now can get instant access to emergency road and tire service from Continental, using their Apple iPhone or Wi-Fi enabled iPad. Continental ...

Phillips Industries Strengthens Global Organization

Phillips Industries has promoted three members of its OE/OES sales team.  Ron Alvarez has been named global sales manager – OEM/OES and will assume additional responsibilities for the development of global OEM markets, ...

Trucking Exec Says Investment Needed to Improve Access to Ports

Dick Coyle, president of Devine Intermodal, West Sacramento, Calif., told members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that Congress needed to invest in one of the biggest chokepoints in the nation's ...

PartSmart Parts Expands Product Offerings

Navistar’s PartSmart parts, private label brand of truck and bus parts, is now expanding to offer customers additional depth and breadth on commonly ordered replacement parts.  “The PartSmart line now incorporates more of ...

ATIS, TPMS field test results presented at TMC tire inflation roundtable

During the recent Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting, Al Cohn, director of new market development and engineering support for Pressure Systems International, organized and moderated a roundtable discussion focusing on Tire ...

Rush Enterprises Acquires Ford Franchise in Orlando

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Rush Truck Centers of Florida, Inc., has acquired certain assets of Heintzelman's Truck Center, a Ford truck dealer in Orlando, Fla. Rush will operate this ...

W.Va. Truck Dealer Discusses Public Policy Challenges with Congressman

U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., recently visited Wheeling Truck Center in Wheeling, W.Va., to discuss how federal regulations are affecting the industry. McKinley, who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives ...

Advantage Truck Names Adkins President

Sister companies Advantage Truck Center and Advantage Truck Leasing recently named Ken Adkins as their new president. Adkins will be responsible for all aspects of the two companies as they work toward ...

Eaton’s preassembled UPS made for easier installation, cabling options

Eaton announced that its BladeUPS system now is available in a preassembled system cabinet designed for easier power cabling access. The BladeUPS Top-Entry Preassembled System is designed to simplify installation for applications ...

Spartan Chassis Expands Diesel Engine Portfolio

Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. announced that it has signed a multi-year supply agreement with the Navistar Engine Group allowing for the expansion of clean diesel engine offerings ...

Navistar In Development Agreement With Ecomotors On New Engine Design

Navistar International Corporation has reached a development agreement with EcoMotors International in support of the company’s opoc (Opposed Piston-Opposed Cylinder) engine architecture. EcoMotors International’s first product targeted for commercial application is a turbo-diesel ...

New Mack Dealer in Alaska

Construction Machinery Industrial, LLC (CMI), a construction equipment dealer in Alaska, has expanded its business by becoming a Mack Trucks, Inc. full-service dealer.  CMI now offers Mack sales, parts and service in ...

Grote Introduces CSA Roadside Lighting Repair Kit

Grote Industries introduces a portable Roadside Lighting Repair Kit. The company says the kit is a logical response to the problem of unpredictable lighting and wiring failures that occur in the field. ...