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Bendix Spicer Launches Extended Service Drum Brake

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC introduced a new, higher performing version of its Extended Service drum brake (ES Brakes) developed to meet the new federal stopping distance requirements mandated by the National ...

Volvo Trucks to Boost Production, Recall 700 Workers

Volvo Trucks in North America announced that in response to increased demand, the company will ramp up production at its New River Valley, Va., plant, and recall approximately 700 employees. “Customer response to ...

New Kenworth T660 Regional Hauler

Kenworth Truck Company announced a new Kenworth T660 regional hauler configuration with shorter wheelbases, tighter chassis packaging, enhanced maneuverability and weight savings. This is all accomplished while maintaining the same fuel tank ...

Dealer Raises $9,000 in Four Days for Special Olympics

Eric Jorgensen, President and CEO of JX Peterbilt raised $9,000 for Special Olympics by participating in the Oshkosh Polar Plunge winter fundraiser.  The extreme nature of the Polar Plunge caught his interest, but ...

U.S. And Canadian Truck Leasing Companies Become Full Members of NationaLease

NationaLease has expanded its network of independent trucking companies with the addition of three new companies which have been approved for full membership.The announcement was made by NationaLease President Gene Scoggins on ...

Utility’s Aftermarket Parts Distribution Center Triples in Size

The Aftermarket Parts Distribution Center of Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has moved to a new location in Batavia, Ohio.  The new distribution center is more than three times larger than the previous location ...

Fletcher New Retail Marketing Representative at East Manufacturing

Mark Fletcher has joined East Manufacturing as retail marketing representative for Southern Ohio and Western New York. Fletcher has more than 13 years of sales experience in aluminum dump, flatbed and refuse equipment. ...

Jacobs Launches New Website

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has launched a new website. The new site catalogs how Jacobs Vehicle Systems has evolved from a manufacturer of its Jake Brake Engine Brake to a partner that companies ...

Freightliner Trucks to Offer Pre-wire Option for Telogis Telematics Platform

Freightliner Trucks announced that it will provide its vocational customers with a Telogis telematics pre-wire option. Available in Cummins-equipped Freightliner Business Class M2, 108SD and 114SD vocational trucks, Freightliner Trucks' pre-wire option ...

Horton Announces U.S. Manufacture Of Electronic Viscous Fan Drive Line

Horton is now manufacturing its entire line of electronic viscous products at its Britton, S.D., facility. This includes VMaster Directly Controlled and Stratis Viscous Drives. Formerly, the electronic viscous line was manufactured ...

Green Truck Association Names 2011 Officers of the Board of Directors

The Green Truck Association (GTA) an affiliate division of the NTEA, recently announced the election of new officers of the board of directors during the annual board meeting. Todd Mouw, vice president of sales ...

Toyo Tires Adds New Sizes to Commercial Tire Line-Up

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announces three new sizes in its line-up of commercial tire products. Medium A new M122, size 285/75R24.5, is suited for all position local delivery and regional haul applications. It ...

Ridewell Adds Design Engineer

Ridewell Suspensions is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Bannick to the engineering team. Bannick graduated from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S & T) in May 2010, ...

Succession Planning Series for Heavy Truck Dealers

Dixon Hughes PLLC announced that it will be partnering with Keith Ely & Associates to host a first of its kind series on Succession Planning for heavy truck dealers. The four part ...