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How lifecycle impacts the sales cycle

According to information presented by MacKay & Company at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in January, the average life cycle of a heavy-duty clutch and transmission in 1982 was 171,000 and 182,000 miles, ...

How cost of ownership can help your business

Selling a premium life-cycle product also can help pull in customers focused on reducing total cost of ownership. “Total cost of ownership actually works to our benefit a lot of the time,” says ...

Utility plant earns safety award

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, announces its Glade Spring, Va., manufacturing plant has received the Liberty Mutual Insurance Gold Safety Award. Liberty Mutual’s Safety Awards are based on DART rate (Days Away, Restricted and ...

Volvo honored for energy conversation

Volvo Group North America has been honored with a 2015 Energy Award from the Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) for its efforts to reduce energy usage at its manufacturing facilities. Since 2009, the ...

Carlsen promoted at Link Manufacturing

Link Manufacturing, Ltd. has promoted Bob Carlsen to business development manager. In this new role, Carlsen will pursue targeted integrated suspension opportunities with OEM customers in the off-highway and niche truck marketplace, Link ...

NationaLease annual meeting is next month

NationaLease, one of the largest full-service truck leasing organizations in North America, will host its 71st Annual Meeting, Sept. 20-21 at the Fairmont Hotel in historic Georgetown in Washington, D.C. This event brings leaders ...

Volvo, Mack tout pre-paid maintenance plan

Volvo Trucks North America has introduced pre-paid preventive maintenance plans as part of the company’s ongoing effort to reduce customers’ operating costs. The maintenance plans cover all model year 2011 and newer Volvo ...

Daimler Financial names new vice president

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC says Steven Goodale, currently managing director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Australia and New Zealand, has been appointed vice president of Daimler Truck Financial, a business unit of ...

Dually Drain Pan adds national distributor

Dually Drain Pan LLC has added Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company to its distributor network. The Super Single Axle Drain Pan will now be available through the more than 100 Utility Trailer Dealers in North America. “We are ...

CIT tech 1 of 10 Kenworth Master Technicians

Steve Beisner, a CIT Trucks technician, recently completed the Kenworth Master Technician Certification Program, becoming one of only 10 people who have ever received the certification. The Kenworth Master Technician Certification Program recognizes and rewards ...

Navistar completes secured term loan facility refinancing

Navistar International Corporation has completed refinancing the $697.5 million senior secured term loan facility of Navistar, Inc., which was due to mature in August 2017, with a new $1.040 billion senior secured ...

Used truck sales age flat, miles falling

The average age of Class 8 used trucks was flat in June, but the average miles of sold used trucks fell 2 percent month-over-month. Average sale price remained strong with prices up 3 ...

Pricing concerns, glider kits addressed at Phase II public hearing

As environmentalists and manufacturers shared their thoughts on realistic fuel consumption reduction goals for medium- and heavy-duty fuel engines for next decade, it was ATD Chairman Eric Jorgensen who offered the most likely obstacle to ...

Hadley nabs DTNA award

Hadley has been honored by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) with the Masters of Quality Supplier Award for 2014 quality excellence. The award was presented by DTNA's Sean Taggart, supplier management quality engineer, ...
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