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Bill Gordon Elected Chairman of HDMA’s Heavy Duty Marketing and Sales Forum

Bill Gordon, national director of aftermarket and director of global marketing for Bergstrom Inc., has been elected chairman of the Heavy Duty Marketing and Sales Forum, a peer council of the Heavy ...

Congress Passes Environmental Legislation

The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) now just needs President Obama’s signature for the bipartisan legislation to be reauthorized for five more years as the U.S. House of Representatives approved DERA by ...

Detroit Diesel Sintered Metal Filter Achieves CARB Level 3+ Certification

Detroit Diesel announced that Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls’LongMile diesel particulate filter containing Detroit Diesel’s sintered metal filter technology  has been verified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as Level 3+. This ...

Quality Trailer Products General Manager of Suspension Division

Quality Trailer Products, a division of Polar Corporation, announced that Chris Dietemann has been named general manager of the company's leaf spring manufacturing operation in Seagoville, Texas.   Selected for his broad base ...

Heavy Duty TechAngle

Snap-on introduces its Heavy Duty TechAngle torque and angle wrench (ATECH4R600). “The Snap-on Heavy Duty TechAngle torque and angle wrench eliminates the need for angle gauges and protractors, providing the most accurate and ...

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 0.1 Percent in November

The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index edged 0.1 percent lower in November after increasing a revised 0.9 percent in October. In September and October, tonnage increased ...

Webb Renames Business Unit Severe Duty to Reflect Expanded Product Focus

Effective January 1, 2011, Webb Wheel Products Inc. will change the name of its Transit Business Unit to Webb Severe Duty. The change reflects the company’s plans to expand their platform and ...

Peterbilt Donates Model 365 Dump Truck to the First Response Team of America

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the donation of a Peterbilt Model 365 to the First Response Team of America to help in their ongoing disaster relief efforts throughout the United States. The Model ...

Eaton acquires energy engineering service provider EMC Engineers

Eaton Corp. on Thursday, July 15, announced it has acquired EMC Engineers Inc., an energy engineering and energy services company that delivers energy efficiency solutions for a wide range of governmental, educational, ...

Bendix Marks Delivery Of 100,000th ESP System

Marking a major milestone for its full-stability technology, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC recently delivered its 100,000th Bendix ESP Electronic Stability Program system for tractor-trailers, trucks, and motor coaches. “In 2008 – the ...

BorgWarner Acquires Haldex Traction Systems

BorgWarner announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Traction Systems division of Haldex Group. "This acquisition supports our continuing strategy to be a global technology leader in providing powertrain solutions," ...

New Smartphone Apps From Michelin

Michelin Americas Truck Tires (MATT) is introducing two new mobile truck tire applications in the U.S. and Canada for Apple iPhone and Android-based smartphones. The new apps join the existing Blackberry application ...

Accuride’s Common Stock to Begin Trading on New York Stock Exchange

Accuride Corporation (OTCBB: ACUZD), announced that NYSE Regulation, Inc. (NYSER) has authorized Accuride Corporation for listing on the New York Stock Exchange. It is anticipated that Accuride's common stock will begin trading ...

Red Dot Expands Test Facilities in Seattle

Red Dot Corp. has expanded its advanced engineering and test center to include dedicated facilities for conducting vibration, acoustics, electromagnetic and radio frequency interference (EMI/RFI) and blower-lifecycle validation. The new test areas are ...