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Navistar recommits to medium-duty truck market with ‘laser-like’ focus

As anyone in the truck industry knows, the race to meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2010 diesel engine emissions regulations has been an all-consuming and contentious one for truck and engine manufacturers. ...

More Than Half of Heavy-Duty Truck Owners Report Engine Problems In 2010

Following two rounds of revisions in emissions standards since 2004, problem rates for heavy-duty truck engines in 2010 are nearly twice as high, on average, as rates for engines manufactured prior to ...

Bruckner Truck Names New VP Of Sales

Brian Murphy has been named vice president of Sales at Bruckner Truck.  He has been marketing manager for the last six years. “Through his efforts we have become one of the leaders ...

Balqon Signs Dealer Agreement With Beltway International

Balqon Corporation , a developer and manufacturer of zero-emissions heavy-duty electric vehicles and drive systems, has entered into a dealer agreement with Beltway International, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Beltway International ...

Commercial Vehicle Group Enters Agreement With Daimler Trucks

Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA), through 2014 to provide products for DTNA's manufacturing facilities in Saltillo and Santiago, ...

Truck Dealers Meet With White House Officials

The American Truck Dealers (ATD) led a coalition of trucking industry executives to meet with senior members of the Obama administration and to discuss the state of the industry, the impact of higher ...

Goble Named West Coast Account Exec For NationaLease

Rob Goble, a specialist in the full-service lease, contract maintenance and dedicated contract carriage marketplace, has been named West Coast national account executive for NationaLease. In his new post, he will be responsible ...

Super-Slim, Multi-Purpose Borescope

Tracer Products recently introduced the TP-9354 COBRA-4, part of the COBRA series of multi-purpose borescopes.  The scope features a dual-head blue and white LED flashlight that enables technicians to inspect and leak ...

Peterson Adds ECK Corrosion Fighter To Its Product Line

Peterson Manufacturing Company has augmented its vehicle safety lighting line by adding ECK corrosion prevention products from Van Nay, LLC. ECK (Electrolysis Corrosion Kontrol) is a dielectric coating patented by Van Nay in ...

Compelling content, high-level networking highlight inaugural CVOC

More than 350 trucking industry leaders gathered in Dallas Aug. 25-26 to attend the inaugural Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, produced by Randall-Reilly Business Media & Information and the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association. ...

Obama plan would invest in roads, railways, runways

President Obama has announced a comprehensive infrastructure plan to expand and renew the nation’s roads, railways and runways. The proposal is among a set of targeted initiatives Obama discussed briefly Monday, Sept. ...

Hendrickson touts trailer tire maintenance system

Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems’ Tiremaax Pro provides automatic inflation and maintenance of trailer tires. Tiremaax Pro continuously monitors and adjusts tire pressure by inflating or deflating tires based on changing environmental conditions, ...

Mack MVASIST, OneCall Complete Care integrated

Mack Trucks Inc. says coordinating fleet repairs and maintenance just got even easier, thanks to a new capability integrated into its MVASIST, a Web-based system that lets fleet managers, service providers and ...

Used Commercial Sales Volume Slows, But Still Posts Strong Year-over-Year Gain

Reported sales of used commercial vehicles (Classes 3-8) were off 20 percent in July compared to June, but unit sales were up year-over year and are still running 43 percent above 2009 ...