Miller Releases New Wireless Interface Control for Engine Drives

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC announced the release of Wireless Interface Control as an option on Trailblazer® and Big Blue® welder/generators. Wireless Interface Control provides full control of the machine in the operator’s hand, so they […] More

Worksport Announces Launch for TerraVis Solar Charging System for Pickup Trucks

Worksport Ltd (Formerly Franchise Holdings International Ltd) announces the global launch of its TerraVis™ System. The add-on solar accessory will electrify conventional trucks and provide a meaningful charge for electric pickups and other light trucks. […] More

Electrical Contractor Adds FT-6Rs to Fleet, Allows for Optimal Equipment Use

Southland Electric, Inc. is a San Diego based commercial and industrial electrical contractor that serves the Southern California region. The company does electrical work for Cox Cable, San Diego City Schools, San Diego Gas & […] More

Michelin Introduces Digital Services Platform

In 2018, Michelin created its Services and Solutions division addressing business challenges and providing innovative solutions for sustainable connected mobility. In support, Michelin introduces its cloud-based platform—MAESTROTM—creating a stronger, more effective relationship between service providers, […] More

Mack Dealer Vanguard Increases Footprint with Opening of Georgetown, Texas, Facility

Mack Trucks dealer Vanguard Truck Centers recently opened a new facility in Georgetown, Texas. This expands the Centers’ sales and service support for the rapidly growing region north of Austin, Texas. The 19,288 sq-ft facility […] More

Peterbilt’s Denton Plant Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas, manufacturing plant celebrates its 40th year of operation. Since its beginnings in August 1980, Peterbilt’s Denton plant has become the main manufacturing facility for the brand. The Denton plant was built with […] More

Octillion Power Systems Debuts New EV Battery-Leasing Plan

Octillion Power Systems, provider of advanced lithium-ion storage systems for electric mobility, announced a new demonstrator program for battery leasing. The program allows fleet customers to lease batteries when they purchase vehicles. Under the program, […] More

Wallwork Kenworth – Williston Relocates to New Full-Service Dealership

Wallwork Kenworth relocated its current Williston, North Dakota, operation to a larger full-service facility. The goal of the move is to meet the growing demand for Kenworth trucks and services in Western North Dakota. The […] More

NTEA’s Green Truck Association Celebrates 10 Years

Green Truck Association (GTA), an NTEA affiliate division, commemorates its 10th anniversary this year. Since its establishment in 2010, GTA has made significant strides in improving work truck efficiency and productivity through the development and […] More

Stertil-Koni Continues Support of New York-based Bailey’s Café with Additional $5,000 Donation

Stertil-Koni has continued its support of Brooklyn, New York-based Bailey’s Café, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, with an additional $5,000 donation. The funds support a collaborative, creative, and enriching summer program that engages young people […] More

Kenworth TruckTech+ Adds Remote Diagnostics Extended Subscription Option for Medium-duty Conventional Models

Kenworth TruckTech+® Remote Diagnostics now offers an extended subscription coverage option. New Kenworth medium-duty conventional models equipped with PACCAR PX-7 and PACCAR PX-9 engines are eligible for the option. Fleets and operators receive Kenworth TruckTech+ […] More

Phoenix Motorcars Deploys Electric Cargo Truck to Service Family Owned Business in Sacramento

Phoenix Motorcars, manufacturer of medium-duty all-electric buses and trucks, delivered its first ZEUS 500 Electric Cargo Truck to C&V Contractors. The Sacramento Emergency Clean Air & Transportation Grant Program (SECAT) funded the deployment. The deployment […] More

IPA Launches Innovative Specialty Blow-Gun Set

Products of America® (IPA®) introduced three new, innovative, and versatile blow guns in a three-piece Specialty Blow-Gun Assortment (#8055). The BlowBack™ Gun cleans debris from the bottom of a bolt hole and out of all […] More

Lightning Systems Launches New Energy Division to Provide Charging Solutions for Fleets

Lightning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles, announced the launch of Lightning Energy. Lightning Energy is a division of the Colorado-based company that offers charging technologies and services to commercial and […] More

Peterbilt Dealers Focus on Service to Help Drive Uptime

To eliminate downtime, Peterbilt dealerships continually increase their focus on delivering a level of service that is a class above. Peterbilt dealers invest in growing service abilities through new locations, upgraded facilities, remodels, and expanded […] More

Holman Enterprises Announces Partnership with Lordstown Motors

Holman Enterprises, a global automotive services organization, announced a new partnership with Lordstown Motors, an Ohio-based original equipment manufacturer of all-electric, light-duty fleet vehicles. The partnership will help introduce the Lordstown Endurance™, an all-electric commercial […] More

Mack MD Series Trucks Begin to Roll Off Line at RVO in Preparation for Full Production

Mack Trucks began production of its MD Series trucks at its Roanoke Valley Operations (RVO) facility in Roanoke Valley, Virginia. Full production of the Mack MD Series is scheduled to begin September 1, 2020. Pictured […] More

Jersey City to Receive First Electric Refuse Trucks

Hudson County Motors and BYD announced they will provide all-electric refuse trucks to the City of Jersey City, New Jersey. These will be the first all-electric refuse trucks on the US East Coast capable of […] More

Nikola Corporation Breaks Ground on Coolidge Multi-Product Factory 4.0 Manufacturing Facility

Nikola Corporation is one step closer to bringing a 1 million-sq-ft manufacturing facility to Coolidge, Arizona. An official groundbreaking ceremony was held on July 23 on its approximate 430-acre parcel. The ceremony included speakers from […] More

SmartDrive Introduces SmartSense for Speeding for Conditions and Sitting Duck to Address Emerging Areas of Concern for Fleet Safety

SmartDrive Systems announced the release of SmartSense™ for Speeding for Conditions and SmartSense for Sitting Duck. This offering features never-before-available capabilities to support and protect drivers. Tested by nationally recognized fleets, these intelligent driver-assist offerings […] More

Stertil-Koni Compressed Air Piping System Boosts Productivity for Techs Using Pneumatic Tools while Operating Heavy-duty Vehicle Lifts

Maintenance technicians using Stertil-Koni 4-Post and SKYLIFT platform lifts increasingly turn to the company’s Compressed Air-in-Platform Kit to boost productivity. Here’s how it works: The compressed air piping system from bus lift and truck lift […] More

FCA and Waymo Further Expand Autonomous Driving Technology Partnership and Sign Exclusive Agreement for Light Commercial Vehicles

FCA and Waymo announced they have taken the next steps in the expansion of their successful autonomous driving technology partnership. Waymo will work exclusively with FCA to develop and test Class 1-3 commercial vehicles for […] More

Neste Opens Four Fueling Stations to Benefit West Coast Businesses

Neste, producer of renewable diesel, announced it opened four new fueling stations in California, providing greater accessibility to renewable diesel. The fueling stations are open 24/7 and provide a seamless and quick customer experience. Neste […] More

JASPER Offers Remanufactured Chrysler 5.7L Hemi MDS-Delete Engine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announced the availability of the Chrysler 5.7L Hemi MDS-Delete engine. It is available for 2009 to 2014 Ram 1500. However, this engine is currently not for sale or use in California. […] More

Isuzu Now Has Dealerships in All 50 States

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. welcomed its newest dealership, located in Casper, Wyoming. As a result of the addition of Isuzu Truck of Wyoming, the company now has dealerships in all 50 states. The […] More

Felling 2020 Trailer for a Cause Auction Dates Set for September

Felling Trailers conducts its eighth annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a nonprofit organization. Lymphoma Research Foundation is the 2020 recipient. Felling Trailers wants to generate awareness about lymphoma […] More

Volvo Trucks’ Virtual Walk-Arounds Enable Customers to Review Truck Models Live and in High Definition

The Volvo Trucks Customer Center in Dublin, Virginia, will conduct live presentations of new Volvo Trucks models via video conference. This is due to physical distancing and travel restrictions currently in place due to COVID-19. […] More

Autocar to Produce Six New Advanced Safety Features for Refuse Driver Safety

Autocar commits to producing a tool that not only protects your greatest asset, your drivers, but also enables them to do the rough work the work truck industry requires with safety, comfort, and efficiency. With […] More

NAFA’s 2020 Institute & Expo Virtual Conference Opens Registration

NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) announces open registration for the 2020 Institute & Expo (I&E) Virtual Conference, September 14-17. Register now. NAFA pivoted from an in-person event to an online model. This was to ensure […] More

EV Connect Partners with Greenlots to Enable Access to EV Charging Stations across North America

To improve the electric vehicle (EV) driver experience, EV Connect and Greenlots, a member of the Shell Group, have announced the completion of the driver roaming integration between the companies’ charging networks. EV Connect smartphone […] More

Fisker Inc. to List on NYSE through Merger with Apollo-affiliated Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp.

Fisker Inc. and Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp. (Spartan) (NYSE: SPAQ), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) (together with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”), announced a definitive agreement that […] More

Leading OEMs Present New Model Year Updates at NTEA’s Virtual Truck Product Conference

Major chassis manufacturers will share the latest commercial vehicle updates at NTEA’s 2020 Truck Product Conference. This virtual, multi-day conference will be held Tuesday, September 22 through Thursday, September 24, 2020. Attendees can gain insights […] More

Coxreels Offers a Variety of Stainless Steel

Coxreels® offers various stainless steel grade choices to its customers, ideally servicing exact specification needs. Coxreels offers complete stainless steel reels and powder-coated steel reels with stainless steel fluid paths. Now customers can choose between […] More

Marion Body Works Seeking Accountable, Creative Employees

Marion Body Works, national manufacturer of commercial truck bodies, fire and emergency apparatus, custom cabs, and defense vehicles, seeks top talent to support its growing customer base. Marion calls on innovative individuals who can uphold […] More

SKF Recognized as a Supplier of the Year by American Axle & Manufacturing

American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) recognized SKF as a Supplier of the Year for 2019 at AAM’s 26th Annual Supplier Day, held virtually from Detroit. AAM recognized SKF for continued and consistent exceptional performance. The […] More

McLane Deploys Zero-Emission Class 8 Trucks Further Reducing Carbon Footprint

Orange EV and McLane Company, Inc. announced the deployment of Orange EV T-Series pure-electric terminal trucks to the McLane Foodservice distribution center in Riverside, California. Deploying heavy-duty zero-emission vehicles furthers McLane’s Green Advantage initiatives to […] More

Navistar Partners with Samsara to Deliver Integrated Fleet Solution

Navistar has partnered with fleet management solutions provider Samsara. Since pioneering OnCommand® Connection, an open-architecture, all-makes remote diagnostics solution, Navistar has committed to delivering simplified, powerful solutions for customers. The partnership allows International customers to seamlessly […] More

SSI Expands Inventory with SY4435-A

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI), announces the introduction of the SY4435-A. The addition of the SY4435-A, a stop/tail/turn light, is just one way SSI grows its offering to meet customers’ needs. While it may look like […] More

Optronics Presents Smart, Dimmable, Super-Bright, Ultra-Thin Opti-Brite Diamond Series LED Interior Lamps

Optronics International, a leading manufacturer of vehicle harnesses, electronic control systems and LED lighting for the global transportation industry, unveiled its new Opti-Brite Diamond Series LED Interior Lamps. The thin, surface-mount lamps are dimmable and […] More

Work Truck Solutions Provides Members of the NTEA with Free Services

Work Truck Solutions launched a program with the National Truck and Equipment Association (NTEA). In 2020, body and equipment manufacturers and distributors that are active NTEA members get free services from Work Truck Solutions. These […] More

SSI Goes Big with Thinnest LED Module Yet

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI), announces the arrival of the TLP6 and TLP12 LED modules. The TLP6 and TLP12 LED modules bring a big punch of light in a small package. These modules feature an ultra-thin […] More

Yokohama Tire’s New 714R Regional Pickup/Delivery Tire Now on Sale

Yokohama Tire’s all-new 714R™ will deliver year-round. Engineered for urban pick-up/delivery applications, the open shoulder drive tire is available in sizes 225/70R19.5 (14) and 245/70R19.5 (16). The 714R first debuted at the TMC show in […] More

NAFA Announces Virtual 2020 Institute & Expo

NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) announced its 2020 Institute & Expo will be an interactive, virtual experience from September 14-17. Amidst the uncertainty about events and travel restrictions due to COVID-19, NAFA pivoted from September’s […] More

Propane Council Introduces Online Resource Database for Fleets, Service Technicians

The Propane Education & Research Council created online learning resources with educational information about propane autogas for fleets and service technicians that are returning to work after recent shutdowns while navigating through new challenges. “The […] More

Nikola Badger Preorders Open June 29 at 11 am ET

In February 2020, Nikola Corporation, leader in zero-emissions and infrastructure solutions, made industry headlines when it announced its entry into the electric pick-up market with its advanced electric pickup, Nikola Badger, designed to outperform pickups […] More

Felling Acquires 2-Cell Gantry Robot, Increasing Production Efficiencies

In the fall of 2019, Felling acquired a 2-Cell Gantry Robot with Fanuc R-100iC Robotic Arms. The Gantry Robot addition helps to reduce lead times by increasing production capabilities and efficiencies. “Our (Felling Trailers’) goal […] More

EV Connect, Trillium Announce Completion of California’s Central Valley Electric Highway

Electric vehicle drivers traveling through California’s Central Valley now have more than 150 miles of State Highway 99 supported by fast-charging stations at three Love’s Travel Stops. The expansion is a result of a partnership […] More

DC Public Works Expands Biodiesel Truck Fleet with Optimus Technologies’ Advanced Fuel Systems

The Washington DC Department of Public Works (DPW) increased its number of fleet vehicles running on renewable pure biodiesel (B100). The Department achieved this by installing Optimus Technologies’ Vector System onto 17 new refuse trucks. […] More

Runnion Equipment Expands Knapheide Product Line

Runnion Equipment Company grew its product line by expanding its Knapheide body offerings. Runnion Equipment has used Knapheide bodies for its National Crane boom trucks and Palfinger knucklebooms for many years. Now, with its recent expansion, […] More

Kenworth T880 and W990 Add WABCO OnGuardACTIVE as Option

Kenworth now offers WABCO OnGuardACTIVE™ as an option for the Kenworth T880 and W990. OnGuardACTIVE is a driver assistance system that helps drivers mitigate or avoid rear-end collisions and provides adaptive cruise control (ACC). The […] More

Motiv Power Systems Delivers Nine Electric Box Trucks to Community Resource Project

Motiv Power Systems, a sustainable technology company delivering all-electric chassis with a proven software platform for the electrification of medium-duty trucks and buses, announced the deployment of nine electric box trucks with Community Resource Project […] More

SSI Expands Inventory with 53-inch Light Bar

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI) announces the addition of the SYLRLB-53 to its selection of light bars. This light bar is 53-inches long and a little under 5-inches wide. It features 20 replaceable LED modules and […] More

New York City Department of Sanitation Braves Unknowns to Keep City Safe, Clean during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) truly is a department that never sleeps; it’s evident through the extreme circumstances it has had to manage during the coronavirus pandemic. Refuse and recycling collection continues, […] More

Volvo Trucks Partners with Galfab and Fontaine Modification to Streamline Installation of Roll-Off Bodies

Volvo Trucks North America announces a collaboration between Galfab and Fontaine Modification. The collaboration makes roll-off bodies available for installation at the Fontaine Modification facility near the Volvo facility in Dublin, Virginia. The process enables […] More

Mack Trucks Partners with Life is Good to #ThankATrucker

Mack Trucks partnered with Life is Good to offer a limited-edition, #ThankATrucker Mack® T-shirt with proceeds benefiting the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund (SCF). SCF is a nonprofit offering financial assistance to ill or injured […] More

Winter Equipment Encourages Early Orders of Snowplow Equipment to Avoid Shortages

Winter Equipment encourages early orders of snowplow equipment in order to avoid shortages brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. As demand for snowplow equipment typically increases in late summer, some expect delivery times to also […] More

Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks Offer New Geotab Telematics Package for Fleets and Drivers

Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America announce a partnership with Geotab. The partnership offers an integrated, factory-fit telematics solution and best-in-class technology platform, providing comprehensive management, diagnostics, compliance, and driver support. “Geotab Connected by […] More

SSI Introduces the LED3200T Series Worklight

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI) announced the arrival of the LED3200T worklight series. This small LED work light, at just 7.09-inches long, 2.18-inches high, and 1.5-inchs deep, can fit into tight places. It has a total […] More

Kenworth Sales Company – Las Vegas Relocates to Newly Constructed Facility

Kenworth Sales Company – Las Vegas relocated its full-service dealership to a larger, newly constructed facility. The new location and facility will help meet increasing customer demands due to growth in the greater Las Vegas […] More

Mack Trucks’ Customers Take Starring Role in 2021 Mack Calendar

The truck lineup for the 2021 Mack Trucks Calendar is set after thousands of Mack fans cast their vote on Mack social channels to choose winners in six categories. Each winner will receive a professional […] More

Volvo Trucks Deploys First Pilot All-Electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

Volvo Trucks North America deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck in California. The pilot is part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project. Volvo’s LIGHTS project is a collaboration with […] More

Coxreels Offers Dual Hydraulic Reels

Coxreels®’ dual hydraulic reels, designed for use with hydraulic tools and accessories, are offered in two configurations; the MPD and the TDMP series. As with most Coxreels spring rewind reels, the dual hydraulic reels feature […] More

New Video Showcases What’s Next for Propane Autogas: Renewable Propane

In an effort to showcase the zero-emissions outlook of propane autogas, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) unveiled a new video highlighting renewable propane: the energy source for fleets now and into the future. […] More

ARI Set to Launch Virtual Learning and Webinar Series on June 16

ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced a four-part, interactive virtual learning and webinar series that provides comprehensive fleet management strategies intended to help organizations respond to […] More

Samsara Launches Integrated Fleet Management Solution for Ford Vehicles

Samsara announced a new integration with Ford Commercial Solutions as part of a continued effort to unlock the power of embedded telematics data for fleet customers. This launch ushers in a turnkey integration between Samsara and […] More

Bridgestone Launches Bandag MaxTread Line for Commercial Fleets

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. announced the introduction of the new Bandag MaxTread line designed to deliver reliability comparable to new tires1. The Bandag MaxTread line features quality Bandag retreads as a standalone, single unit tire solution, […] More

Northwest Equipment Sales Opens Mack Dealership in Burbank, Washington

Mack Trucks dealer Northwest Equipment Sales opened its fourth location, Tri-Cities, based in Burbank, Washington. The new facility will serve one of the fastest growing areas of Washington State. It will also extend Mack’s sales […] More

Ram Launches Second Phase of US Armed Forces-inspired, Limited-edition ‘Built to Serve’ Trucks

Ram Truck announced production of the second installment of the “Built to Serve Edition” trucks at its Sterling Heights (Michigan) Assembly Plant. Ram celebrates America’s armed forces branches with “Built to Serve Editions” of its […] More

Cooper Tire Unveils Two Roadmaster Tires for Van and Local Delivery Trucks

Cooper Tire’s introduced two new tires to its Roadmaster brand. This introduction bolsters its presence in “final mile,” pick-up and delivery, and emergency vehicle tire segment. The Roadmaster RM257™ drive and Roadmaster RM170+™ steer, both 19.5-inch […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Rebrands Transmission Stiction Eliminator to Shift Restore

Hot Shot’s Secret announces the immediate rebranding of Transmission Stiction Eliminator to Shift Restore. The brand selected the new name for the popular transmission additive as it more accurately describes the product’s primary consumer benefit […] More

Stertil-Koni Debuts Portable Air Over Hydraulic Jack for Field Use with 25-Ton Capacity

Stertil-Koni introduced its first portable air over hydraulic jack—ideal for servicing vehicles in the maintenance bay or on the road. Weighing only 60 lbs, the Model SKB25-2 is a lightweight, two-stage workhorse. Model SKB25-2 has […] More

Webinar on Creating Efficiencies, Eliminating Downtime, and Saving Money

Graco Inc., manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, hosts a free webinar discussing the benefits of simplifying fleet maintenance practices with on-vehicle automatic lubrication and high-quality in-shop fluid handling equipment. Register to learn how Graco’s lubrication […] More

InPower’s Latest Start/Stop Control Module Developed for Diesel GM/Navistar CV Vehicles

InPower developed the SS-GM-02 Start/Stop High Idle Control Module for chassis engine control for diesel-equipped General Motors and Navistar vehicles. The module is for 2019 and newer General Motors C2500 to C6500 and Navistar CV […] More

The Utility Expo is More than Just a New Name

John Rozum, show director of The Utility Expo (formerly known as ICUEE), shares a message to past and future attendees of the second-largest trade show in the US.   What started in 1964 in Elburn, […] More

PACCAR Parts Opens New Parts Distribution Center in Las Vegas

PACCAR Parts announced the opening of a new 250,000-sq-ft parts distribution center (PDC) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility, including a 20,000-sq-ft small parts mezzanine, opened in May, increasing parts availability and uptime to dealers […] More

Yokohama Tire Launches New All-position 504C Radial Tire

Yokohama Tire rolled out a new all-position radial tire, the 504C™. Yokohama engineered the 504C  with an undertread that handles the punishment of on- and off-highway applications. The 504C replaces Yokohama’s MY507™ and is available […] More

Stellar Industries Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

Stellar Industries, Inc., celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday, May 9. In the midst of today’s uncertainties, the manufacturer took a moment to recognize three decades of innovation that powers productivity. Three ambitious entrepreneurs, Francis […] More

Coxreels Shipping Program

As a result of customer feedback, Coxreels launched its “Coxreels Ship Ready” program. The brand’s desire and commitment to provide its customers with the highest level of quality reels is paramount. Just as important, is […] More

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. Discontinues New Truck Sales in US and Canadian Markets

After a reevaluation by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) in the US and Canada, MFTBC made the decision to shift to a service-focused operation. In addition to this shift, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Introduces Ford 6-L and 6.4-L PowerStroke Quick Install Frantz Bypass Oil Filter System

Hot Shot’s Secret introduces a quick-install Frantz Bypass Filter System for the Ford 6-L and 6.4-L PowerStroke. The system installs in five minutes and removes up to 96% of all wear particles from engine oil. […] More

Stertil-Koni Debuts Customizable “G-Series” Heavy-duty Mobile Column Lifts with Customer-specified Pick-up Points

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni announced the launch of its new “G-Series” Mobile Column Lifts. Stertil-Koni engineered the “G-Series” to solve the challenge of applications that demand special lifting adapter configurations with […] More

Info on How to Buy and Use a Car Lift on Updated Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Website

In keeping with its mission to promote the safe design, construction, installation, service, inspection, and use of vehicle lifts, the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) updated its website, www.autolift.org, to provide more resources to lift owners, […] More

Fuel-efficient Firestone Drive Tire Provides All-Weather Dependability and Helps Lower Costs for Commercial Trucking Fleets

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. announced the release of the Firestone FD692 drive tire, offering fleets a fuel-efficient, SmartWay-verified and California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant tire backed by the Firestone brand. Bridgestone engineered the tire with […] More

Peterbilt of Louisiana Group Opens New Dealership Location

The Peterbilt of Louisiana Group opens a new full service Peterbilt dealership in Gray, Louisiana. The new dealership is located along Highway 90 and Highway 316 at 325 Service Road Southwest. With its well-positioned location, […] More

Stertil-Koni Expands Heavy-Duty Shop Equipment Line with Models Engineered for Military Applications

Heavy-duty lift manufacturer Stertil-Koni announced the expansion of its heavy-duty shop equipment for servicing and repairing military vehicles. The company engineered the new products to perform flawlessly in the rigorous and demanding realm of military […] More

WAI Premium Alternators for Heavy Duty

WAI strives to meet the ever-changing needs of its customers in the heavy-duty market. This includes its commitment to be “first-to-market” with the latest coverage for 100% new heavy-duty alternators. WAI’s complete line of alternators […] More

Stertil-Koni Wheel Dolly Spurs Efforts to Minimize Back Injuries in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Boost Efficiency across North America

Statistics show that 80% of adults will experience a back injury in their lifetime. Additionally, statistics show that more than one million back injuries are sustained in the workplace each year. Yet one apparatus in […] More

Volta Power Systems Partners with Stellar Industries to Reduce Idling on Utility Service and Work Trucks with Li-ion Auxiliary Power System

As 23 states across the US continue to strengthen enforcement of anti-idling regulations to improve urban air quality, Volta Power Systems partnered with Stellar Industries to provide lithium-ion power systems that reduce idling from fleet […] More

JASPER Opens 50th Branch in Visalia, California

Jasper Engines & Transmissions opened a branch location in Visalia, California, to better serve the businesses and communities of the San Joaquin Valley. Situated between Fresno and Bakersfield, JASPER’s newest branch is located at 7940 […] More

Rasmussen Group Deploys SmartDrive 360 Safety Program to Reduce Accidents

SmartDrive Systems, a video-based safety and transportation intelligence platform, announced that The Rasmussen Group deployed the SmartDrive® video-based safety program with SmartDrive 360 and Extended Recording in two of its subsidiary companies, Concrete Supply and JMT Trucking. “Safety is a top priority […] More

Jasper Holdings, Inc. Announces ESOP Share Value

Associate-owner shareholders in the Jasper Holdings, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) were treated to another record-setting share value on May 5. JASPER® distributed a total of $17,097,741 in new shares to over 2,500 eligible […] More

Kienstra Ready-Mix Concrete Reports Reductions in At-fault Risks after 18 Months with SmartDrive

SmartDrive Systems, provider of video-based safety and transportation intelligence, announced that Kienstra Ready-Mix Concrete has experienced a reduction in at-fault collisions since rolling out the SmartDrive® video-based safety program in 2018. In addition to the […] More

Peterbilt Launches New Website to Recruit Next Generation of Service Technicians

Peterbilt Motors Company announces the launch of Peterbilt.tech, a website created solely to help individuals interested in a rewarding career as a Peterbilt service technician at one of Peterbilt’s over 400 dealer locations. Just as […] More

ICUEE Is Now The Utility Expo

When utility professionals converge in Louisville September 28-30, 2021, they will find more education, more equipment manufacturers, and service providers. At this place, everything will have the utility industry in mind, and now with a […] More

PRO-VISION Releases New Hybrid HD DVR for Commercial Fleets

PRO-VISION® Video Systems announced the release of its new 900 Series™ Hybrid HD DVR. The series combines 1080p HD recording and observation technology in one device for video coverage on commercial vehicles. The PRO-VISION 900 […] More

AMPLY Power Secures $13.2 Million to Unlock Electric Charging Infrastructure for Commercial Fleets

As cities and corporations accelerate their adoption of electric trucks and buses, AMPLY Power, a leader in charging solutions for fleets, has secured $13.2 million in financing from Soros Fund Management and Siemens Financial Services. […] More

TruckIT Launches New Web and Mobile App Platform Built for the Heavy Civil Supply Chain

TruckIT, a leading construction technology firm specializing in dispatching and electronic ticketing solutions, launched a comprehensive upgrade to its technology suite. The UI/UX redesign of the web portal and mobile app contains enhancements and features. […] More

Stertil-Koni Launches Heavy-Duty Shop Equipment Initiative

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader, Stertil-Koni, announced its launch of a new Shop Equipment initiative. The initiative broadens its product offerings in support of large-scale vehicle service and repair facilities across the US […] More

Spireon Wins 2020 Excellence in Customer Service Award

Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, announced it was named a winner of the 2020 Excellence in Customer Service Award, presented by Business Intelligence Group. Spireon won in the Organization of the Year category as it commits […] More

Polygon Announces PolySlide Composite Tubing for Pneumatic, Hydraulic Cylinders

Polygon Composites Technology, manufacturer of composite tubing solutions for bearings, dielectric applications, surgical devices, and more, announced PolySlide® Composite Tubing for pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders. PolySlide tubing replaces metallic material in a variety of cylinder […] More

Winter Equipment’s Xtendor Universal Plow Guard Available for Majority of OEM Snow Plows

Winter Equipment introduced its new Xtendor® Universal plow guard designed to fit Boss® snow plows along with most Douglas Dynamic (Fisher®, Western®, and SnowEx), Meyer®, and SnowDogg® snow plows. Some exceptions may apply depending on […] More

Alternative Fuel Tax Credit Retroactively Extended for Propane Autogas Vehicles

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) encourages propane autogas fleet operators to take advantage of the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit, which was recently passed by the US Congress as part of the Further Consolidated […] More

CarriersEdge Releases New Course on Cybersecurity

CarriersEdge, a provider of online driver training for the trucking industry, introduced a course to help truck drivers and office staff better understand how to protect personal and company information from cyberattacks. The online training […] More

WAI Premium Starters for Heavy Duty

WAI strives to relentlessly meet the ever-changing needs of its customers in the heavy-duty market. This includes a commitment to be “first-to-market” with the latest and most complete coverage for 100% new heavy-duty starters. WAI’s […] More

Felling Trailers, Inc. Announces Beneficiary of 2020 Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailers hosts its eighth Trailer for a Cause auction of an FT-3 Utility trailer to benefit a nonprofit organization. The goal is to bring awareness to nonprofits by donating 100% of the winning bid […] More

Jasper Offers Remanufactured Ford 3.5-L EcoBoost Turbo GDI Engine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions, a leader in remanufactured drivetrain products, announced the availability of the Ford 3.5-L EcoBoost Turbo GDI engine. This engine is available for the following Ford and Lincoln applications: 2011 – 8/26/2015 […] More

Propane Council Releases New Refueling Infrastructure Installation Video

The Propane Education & Research Council released a new online video that gives fleet owners an in-depth look at what happens during the installation of a permanent, on-site propane autogas refueling station. The video walks […] More

Mack Financial Services Offers Customers Competitive Finance Options for All Segments

Mack Financial Services (MFS) offers several enhanced finance programs to help customers of all segments during the current coronavirus situation. “We’ve always recognized how vital trucking is to society, but it’s never been as evident […] More

SmartDrive Shows Appreciation During Pandemic

During the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the public and medical personnel rely on commercial trucking more than ever. Drivers, dispatchers, fleet managers, and others in the industry go to heroic lengths to deliver medical supplies to […] More

Peterbilt Technician Institute Graduates Historic 75th Class

The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) program celebrated a the graduation ceremony of its 75th class of students. Eleven newly certified diesel technicians join PTI graduates currently in the workplace at Peterbilt service locations across North […] More

Link’s 85K Air Link Tandem Drive Chassis Suspension Fills Super-Heavy-Duty Niche

ink Mfg., Ltd., announced that its 85K Air Link Tandem Drive Chassis Suspension is now commercially available for select makes and models. The 85K Air Link is optimized for heavy vocational applications and was revealed […] More

Ram Truck Unveils 2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Southwest Edition

Ram unveiled the 2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Southwest Edition, a luxury trim for the largest truck-buying region in the world. The Ram 1500 Laramie Southwest Edition packages together popular appearance and luxury features. Ram will […] More

Kinedyne Website Showcases Full Cargo Control Product Portfolio

Kinedyne LLC launches new website that is even more useful for customers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The new www.kinedyne.com includes full specifications and photos of every product, including hundreds of 360-degree images. […] More

Route Optimization Company Offers Free Service in the Interest of Public Health, Safety Amid Pandemic

Route4Me, a Dynamic Route Optimization™ platform, offers its available services free of charge to all government agencies at the federal, city, and municipality level around the world in the interest of public health and safety. […] More

Fontaine Modification Opens Facility to Support Detroit Chassis

Fontaine Modification opened its 10th modification center—this one located in the greater Detroit area. The facility will provide modifications for Ford’s F-59 and F-53 stripped chassis assembled by Detroit Chassis. This becomes the fourth facility […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Introduces Spray and Stay Grease

Ever spray on a lubricant only to see it drip and create a mess? Hot Shot’s Secret™ Spray & Stay Grease now offers a handy solution. Spray & Stay Grease is an aerosolized synthetic grease […] More

ICUEE Honored Among “Fastest 50” Growing Trade Shows

In May, the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) will be recognized by Trade Show Executive magazine with its “Fastest 50” award. “It’s great to be recognized by the event industry, especially after our […] More

Mack Introduces S852 85,000-lb Tandem Axles

Mack Trucks introduced the Mack® S852, an 85,000-lb GAW (gross axle weight) rating of its proprietary tandem drive axles. This comes just as the brand celebrates 120 years of drive axle design, engineering, and manufacturing. […] More

The Best Can be Improved

With close to a million units sold, the Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck E tires and compatible Noktop Hakkapeliitta E retreading materials have been a benchmark for extreme winter traction tire for over a decade. While the […] More

Maintainer Introduces Aluminum Service Bodies

Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc. announced the addition of aluminum service bodies to its lineup. In addition to service body-only models, Maintainer also releases it first aluminum body with telescoping crane. The new series releases […] More

Amerisure and IMS Partner for Commercial, Usage-based Insurance Telematics Program

Amerisure, an elite, US-based property and casualty (P&C) insurance company, and IMS (Insurance & Mobility Solutions), a global telematics solutions provider to insurers, mobility operators, enterprises, and governments, have teamed up for a commercial fleet […] More

International Truck Introduces New Lightweight HV Series Mixer Spec

At CONEXPO, International Truck introduced a new lightweight spec for its International® HV™ Series. The new HV50B mixer package removes over 1,000 lbs of weight from the vehicle with engineering optimizations that allow drivers to […] More

Link Unveils TR50-HDT, Allows Manufacturers to Achieve 150K Capacities in a Tri-Axle Configuration

Link Mfg., Ltd., the leader in specialty-engineered suspensions, presented its new TR50-HDT heavy-duty off-highway air-ride suspension to the industry for the first time at the CONEXPO in Las Vegas. Three of the 50K suspensions will […] More

New American Eagle Multi-tank Fuel Trailer Eliminates Need for CDL Hazmat Certification

American Eagle expands its FuelMate® Fuel Trailer line with the new Multi-Tank Fuel Trailer. The multi-tank design enables contractors to haul diesel fuel without the need for CDL hazmat certification—helping them stay DOT-compliant while saving […] More

Kenworth Introduces T880 Twin Steer at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Kenworth introduced a new, factory-installed twin steer configuration for its Kenworth T880 at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 in Las Vegas. Available as a day cab, the new Kenworth T880 Twin Steer with set-back front axles is ideal […] More

Mack Trucks Reduces Driver Strain with Command Steer for Mack Granite

Mack Trucks brings its advanced Mack® Command Steer active steering system to Mack Granite® axle back models. Command Steer reduces driver fatigue and helps cut muscle strain up to 30%. It accomplishes this by combining […] More

Volvo Trucks Unveils Tougher, Smarter Volvo VHD

The most significant evolution of Volvo Trucks North America’s vocational offering in decades, the combination of structural upgrades, technological and innovative advances builds on the new Volvo VHD’s world-class durability, versatility, and productivity. “The new […] More

Teletrac Navman Granted Reciprocal Authority to Operate

Teletrac Navman in partnership with its subsidiary, Fleet Management Solutions (FMS), announced its DIRECTOR® product platform was granted Authority to Operate (ATO) with the US Air Force (USAF). Teletrac Navman is now the only telematics […] More

Winners Announced for NAFA’S 2020 Fleet Excellence Awards (FLEXYS)

NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) announces the winners for NAFA’s 2020 Fleet Excellence Awards (FLEXYs), the top honors in the fleet and mobility industry. They will be presented on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at the […] More

Ranger Design’s New Generation of Fold-away Shelving

Ranger Design unveiled its new generation of Fold-Away shelving. After creating many custom shelves for large fleets, the brand focused all of that knowledge into this line of new Fold-Away. Designed primarily for delivery applications, […] More

AAMP Global Introduces EchoMaster Fleet Solutions

AAMP Global announced the launch of its new division, EchoMaster Fleet Solutions, at the NTEA Work Truck Show 2020. EchoMaster Fleet Solutions is a full-service provider with a passion for engineering efficient solutions for fleet, […] More

CM Truck Beds’ New T-handle Compression Latches

Among CM Truck Beds’ product releases at the 2020 NTEA Work Truck Show is a new T-handle compression latch design that promises improved weather protection and enhanced performance in even the toughest conditions. CM’s new […] More

Ford E-Series, Ford F-650, and F-750 Upgraded with New Options

“We are just as passionate about the success of our customers’ businesses as they are,” Mark Buzzell, Ford director of fleet, lease, and remarketing operations, says. “So, we have devoted decades to developing deep insights […] More

Peterbilt Displays Vocational and Medium-duty Vehicle Lineup at the Work Truck Show

Peterbilt Motors Company will display a wide range of work truck solutions for the vocational and medium-duty market at NTEA’s Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, The Work Truck Show […] More

Kenworth to Showcase Six Work Trucks at the Work Truck Show

Kenworth Truck Company will feature its lineup of medium- and heavy-duty work trucks at The Work Truck Show. Kenworth will also offer the latest information and spec’ing options for its vocational trucks in its booth […] More

XL Fleet to Launch Hybrid Electric Upfit Technology on Chevrolet Silverado HD Pickup Family at the Work Truck Show

XL Fleet will debut two new hybrid electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck options at NTEA’s The Work Truck Show, March 3-6 in Indianapolis. XL Fleet will display an upfitted hybrid electric Silverado 2500 HD in […] More

Dakota Bodies Announces New Dakota Canopy Body

Dakota Bodies announced the release of its new utility body for cab chassis and vans. It was developed with multiple applications in mind including utilities, HVAC/plumbing, telecommunications, electrical, and other similar trades. The enclosed, utility […] More

Transflo Integrates Mobile+ App with Espyr’s Fit to Pass Program

Transflo, a leader in enterprise mobility and business process automation, integrates with Espyr’s Fit to Pass program to reinforce healthy lifestyles for drivers. The program also aims to assist them in passing the DOT re-certification […] More

Felling Trailers, Inc. Showcases New Air Bi-fold Ramps at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

Felling Trailers, Inc. will introduce its new Air Bi-fold Ramps at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020. The Air Bi-Fold Ramp system is featured on Felling’s 25-ton FT-50-3 LP, a tri-axle low profile flatbed tag trailer. Felling Trailers, Inc. […] More

Cooper Tire Launches Two WORK Series Tires for Local and Vocational Trucks

Cooper Tire has expanded its WORK Series™ line of tires with the introduction of two new tires in 19.5-inch sizes (225/70R and 245/70R) for Class 4-6 trucks and vans. The WORK Series All-Steel Drive (ASD) tire […] More

Mack Trucks Showcases the Mack MD Series at the Work Truck Show

The medium-duty Mack® MD Series will grab the spotlight in Mack Trucks booth (#3523) at The Work Truck Show March 3-6 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Two Mack MD6 models will be on […] More

Rotary Lift’s New ARO22 High-capacity Alignment Lift Provides Flexible Repair Options

Rotary’s new ARO22 Alignment Lift now makes it easier for shops to service a wider range of vehicles. This lift is the highest capacity, open-front alignment lift on the market and can handle everything from […] More

Kenworth to Feature 9 Vocational Trucks at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 in Las Vegas

Kenworth will have a heavy presence at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 with nine vocational trucks on display in the Kenworth booth (#S62939) March 10-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The vocational flagship Kenworth T880 leads the […] More

Alliance AutoGas to Unveil New Technology at NTEA’s Work Truck Show

Alliance AutoGas (AAG) will unveil its latest technology at the 20th Anniversary NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis on March 4 – 6. The show features the latest advancements in technology in the work truck […] More

BankFinancial Equipment Finance Expands to Lease to Government, Middle Market, and Small Business

BankFinancial NA announced the expansion of its Equipment Finance’s capabilities to include leasing to governmental, middle market, and small business lessees. BankFinancial Equipment Finance will continue to provide corporate leasing, lending, deposit, and treasury management […] More

Reading Truck Group Announces Acquisition of Action Fabrication and Truck Equipment, Inc.

Reading Truck Group announced that it acquired substantially all of the assets of Action Fabrication & Truck Equipment Inc. and its affiliates (Action). Action, a current Reading distributor, is a regional manufacturer and upfitter of service […] More

JS Helwig and Sons Renews SmartDrive Partnership with Multi-year Contract

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, announced JS Helwig & Sons, an award-winning contract carrier of temperature-controlled and time-sensitive freight, has signed a multi-year contract renewal with SmartDrive®. Since adopting the SmartDrive video-based safety program, Helwig has reduced bodily injuries by 60%, seen 44 initial claims […] More

Advantage Truck Group Plans New Full-service Dealership in Raynham

Advantage Truck Group (ATG), the largest Daimler Trucks North America dealer network in New England, announces its plans to open a new full-service dealership in Raynham, Massachusetts. The dealership will ensure the highest level of […] More

Lytx Enhances Video Telematics with More Risk Detection to Decrease Distracted Driving

Lytx® kicked-off its annual User Group Conference by unveiling a next-generation technology designed to address distracted driving: enhanced machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered risk detection. Each day in the US, over 1,000 people are injured […] More

Plug Power Partners with Lightning Systems to Build Zero-emission ‘Middle-mile’ Delivery Solution

Plug Power Inc., provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, announced its partnership with Colorado-based Lightning Systems, developer of zero-emission drivetrains. This collaboration enables both companies to offer an electric, fuel cell-powered Class […] More

XL Fleet Announces Expansion with New Partner Network

XL Fleet launched a comprehensive new partner network with 27 professional fleet equipment installer companies throughout 96 individual locations in the US, Canada, and Mexico. The new agreements expand the company’s ability to offer local […] More

Help the Propane Council Support Clean Air Initiatives at the Work Truck Show

The Propane Education & Research Council invites fleet owners and managers to visit its booth (#5591) during the NTEA Work Truck Show from March 3-6 in Indianapolis. Attendees can help the council raise awareness of […] More

Optronics Introduces Compliant, Smoke-Lens LED Lamps

Optronics International, a manufacturer of vehicle harnesses, electronic control systems, and LED lighting for the global transportation industry, announced the introduction of five new LED lamps with Optronics’ Smoke-Lens effect. The lamps’ darkened lenses help […] More

WorkTruckCert Celebrates Anniversary with Enhanced Data Integration Module

NTEA’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Work Truck Services Inc., celebrated the anniversary of WorkTruckCert, its cloud-based initiative to provide the work truck industry with greater and faster access to industry data. Currently, WorkTruckCert has 320 user companies […] More

See, Drive, Experience the Latest Vocational Trucks and Equipment at the Work Truck Show 2020

The Work Truck Show 2020 offers industry professionals the opportunity not just to see the latest trucks and equipment from more than 500 exhibiting companies, but to participate in hands-on activities to get a deeper […] More

Coxreels Industrial Duty LED Lights for PC13 Model

Coxreels® new line of three industrial duty LED lights is available on the PC13 (Power Cord) cord reels. The LED lights feature a variety of industrial-grade features and options, including: a 50,000-hour rating, internal light […] More

Fleetio Announces Addition to GSA Federal Supplier List

The US General Services Administration (GSA) adds fleet maintenance software platform Fleetio to federal supplier list as an IT Schedule 70 contract holder, making it a government-approved supplier of fleet management software. Fleetio helps government […] More

Work Truck Marketplace Comvoy Sees Success Three Months After Launch

Comvoy, the first and only structured, searchable marketplace for work-ready trucks and vans, launched in November 2019 to match customers with the right work truck for the right job––across any vocation, body type, vehicle, or […] More

Record-size Stertil-Koni Team Takes Polar Plunge to Help Raise Funds for Special Olympics of Maryland

On January 24th—with warm intentions and cold breezes—a stouthearted Stertil-Koni team of 28 strong jumped into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay, all in support of the Special Olympics of Maryland. For the fourth […] More

Volvo Trucks North America Demonstrates Pilot All-electric VNR Models

The Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) Innovation Showcase, held at Volvo Trucks’ TEC Equipment dealership’s Fontana location, revealed the progress achieved since the announcement of the Volvo LIGHTS project in late 2018. […] More

Nikola Unveils the Badger

Nikola Corporation announced the product launch of the Nikola Badger electric pickup truck with an estimated range of 600 miles. The advanced electric pickup is designed to target and exceed every electric or petrol pickup […] More

KH Industries Releases CRK Series Cord Reels

KH Industries announced its new CRK series cord reels available in three models. These cord reels are versatile enough to work in a variety of environments including indoor or outdoor use. These enclosed cord reels […] More

Peterbilt Dealer Network Reaches Historic 400-location Milestone

Citing a strong commitment to Driving Uptime Every Day, Peterbilt announced record dealer network growth, adding its 400th location with the new TLG Peterbilt facility in Dunn, North Carolina. “Increased uptime and greater profitability for […] More

Mack Granite Now Available with Bendix Wingman Fusion, Enhanced Features

The Mack® Granite® model is now available with the next generation of Bendix Wingman Fusion, improving safety for those on the road or traveling to a jobsite. Bendix Wingman Fusion is a camera- and radar-based […] More

Winter Equipment Announces Midseason Promotion for MŌDUS Modular Skid Shoe Assembly

Winter Equipment announced its “Midseason MoDUS Sale” on  MōDUS™ skid shoe assemblies for OEM pusher box plows. The new skid shoe assembly system extends life, increases effectiveness, and reduces in-season downtime on this style of […] More

Kenworth Features Two T880S Mixers at World of Concrete

If you’re attending World of Concrete in Las Vegas this week, stop by Kenworth’s booth (#C6217) to see two Kenworth T880S mixers. The Kenworth T880S with its set-forward axle is Kenworth’s answer for a standard […] More

53-inch LED Light Bar from Superior Signals Now Available

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI) expanded its LED light bar inventory. The SYLRLB-53 is 53 inches long, only 4.72 inches wide, and includes a built-in traffic adviser as well as a work light scene override function. […] More

Stertil-Koni Unveils Product Catalog of Entire Portfolio of Lifts, Accessories, Shop Equipment

Stertil-Koni, a leader in heavy-duty bus lifts and truck lifts, announced that it has just unveiled a comprehensive, new full-color catalog showcasing the company’s award-winning portfolio of heavy-duty vehicle lifts, accessories, and shop equipment. Available […] More

Volvo Trucks to Exhibit Power, Productivity at World of Concrete

Volvo Trucks North America will demonstrate how the Volvo VHD series makes hard work easy at World of Concrete. An eye-catching pink VHD 300 with a mixer body and a special purpose will be the […] More

Peterbilt Selects Meritor as Primary Supplier of Integrated Battery Electric Systems for Models 579EV and 520EV

Peterbilt has entered into an agreement with Meritor to supply electric powertrains for its heavy-duty 579EV and 520EV battery-electric vehicles. “Peterbilt is leading the charge when it comes to electrification, and this agreement with Meritor […] More

Twin Cities Auto Show Plans for First National Truck Summit

The Twin Cities Auto Show, Minnesota’s largest annual trade show, announced plans for a first-of-its-kind, annual National Truck Summit. The Summit takes place on Friday, March 6, prior to the opening of the annual Twin […] More

Hot Shot’s Secret Introduces 10W-30 Green Diamond Fleet Diesel Engine Oil

Hot Shot’s Secret™ announces expansion of the company’s Green Diamond Fleet Full Synthetic Group III/Group IV engine oil line by rolling out a new 10W-30 blend. Specially formulated for use in diesel-powered vehicles that experience […] More

New Truck to Come from Mack Facility in Salem, Virginia

Mack Trucks opens facility in Salem, Virginia. The brand invested $13 billion in the facility, which will bring 250 jobs to the Roanoke Valley area. Production of a new truck, the Mack MD, will take […] More

Fleetio Announces Launch of App Directory

Fleetio announced the launch of the Fleetio App Directory. The Fleetio App Directory is a catalog of seamless integrations from industry partners that allow Fleetio customers to automate fleet operations processes and centralize fleet data […] More

Peterbilt Honored as Top Workplace for Women by Women in Trucking

Peterbilt Motors Company is recognized by Women In Trucking as a top workplace for women in the transportation industry. “Peterbilt is committed to championing the development of women leaders and cultivating a diverse workforce. We […] More

Mack Trucks Donates Granite to Benefit Concrete Industry Management Programs

Mack Trucks donated a 2019 Mack® Granite® Axle Forward model to the 15th annual Concrete Industry Management (CIM) auction, taking place February 5 during World of Concrete 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. “Mack […] More

Heavy-duty Maintenance Facilities Increasingly Turn to Latest Green Technologies in Vehicle Servicing

As heavy-duty over-the-road vehicles increasingly go green—featuring hybrid, electric, CNG, and hydrogen engines—a new industry overview has found that facilities maintaining these large vehicles are also turning to the latest eco-friendly equipment to keep pace. […] More

Nextran Truck Center Named Mack 2019 North American Dealer of the Year

Nextran Truck Center of Tuscumbia, Alabama, is Mack Trucks’ 2019 North American Dealer of the Year. Mack announced the winner during its annual dealer meeting, which brings together dealer leadership from the US and Canada. […] More

Kenworth Mid Atlantic Adds New Location in Westminster

Kenworth Mid Atlantic has expanded its footprint in the state of Maryland with the addition of a full-service location in Westminster. The 17,400-sq-ft facility features a full parts and service department with 10 service bays […] More

Willow Springs Facility Builds 100,000 Transmissions

The Willow Springs, Missouri, remanufacturing facility of Jasper Engines & Transmissions celebrates a milestone with its 100,000th transmission. “We started building transmissions in 2004 and achieved a 30,000 unit milestone in 2010,” Mearl McBride, Willow […] More

Sean Waters of Daimler Trucks to Keynote Green Truck Summit 2020

Sean Waters, vice president of product compliance and regulatory affairs for Daimler Trucks North America, will give the keynote address at Green Truck Summit 2020 on Tuesday, March 3. Waters will discuss the future of […] More

MiX Telematics Announces New Webinar

MiX Telematics a provider of fleet and asset management solutions, announced that it will present a webinar titled “How To Leverage Telematics To Supercharge Your Driver Coaching.” The event will take place January 28, 2020 […] More

VMAC Hits Milestone with 40,000 Air Compressors Shipped

VMAC hit yet another milestone, shipping its 40,000th air compressor system. This specific air compressor system was shipped to VMAC Authorized Dealer Summit Truck Bodies in Wathena, Kansas, to be upfitted on a new truck […] More

The Greenest and Meanest Light-Duty Pickups of 2019

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released its 23rd GreenerCars ratings for consumer vehicles, and the results might surprise you. There are no trucks on the list of this year’s greenest cars; the list […] More

Transflo Adds Surfsight Vehicle Video Technology to Platform of Freight Solutions

Transflo, a leading mobile, telematics, and business process automation provider to the transportation industry, announced the AI-12 Dual Facing Dashcam solution as part of its Mobile+ ecosystem of digital and telematics solutions for truck fleets and drivers. Surfsight provides real-time video visibility […] More

NTEA Releases 2020 Fleet Purchasing Outlook

NTEA recently published its eighth annual Fleet Purchasing Outlook to showcase purchasing trends for the commercial vehicle community. The insights provided by fleet professionals give the entire work truck industry perspective on anticipated purchasing intent […] More

Meritor Announces 2020 Schedule for Aftermarket Training Series

Meritor announced the 2020 schedule for its Aftermarket Sales/Parts and Service Training events. The first event will be held February 5-6, 2020 in Dallas. Meritor’s Aftermarket Training events focus on component product function and features […] More

Peterbilt Delivers Model 579EV to Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises has selected the Peterbilt Model 579EV for its battery electric-powered truck pilot program. “Werner Enterprises has long been regarded as an industry pioneer, and Peterbilt is honored to partner with them and have […] More

Meritor Acquires TransPower, Advancing Electrification Expertise

Meritor, Inc. announced that it has acquired all the outstanding common shares of Transportation Power, Inc. (“TransPower”). “We are excited to welcome TransPower to the Meritor family as we continue providing our customers with sophisticated […] More

Stertil-Koni USA Notches Record Sales in 2019

Stertil-Koni announced that it achieved record sales in 2019, further boosting its presence in both the municipal and private sectors of the heavy-duty vehicle lift market in the US and Canada. Driving its performance, noted […] More

LIQUI MOLY Continues Growth in Spite of Problems

Despite considerable difficulties, the German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY remains on course for growth. The year 2019 was closed with a record turnover of 569 million euros, an increase of 4% over the […] More

Peterson Celebrates 75 Years of ‘Solutions on the Move’

In 2020 Peterson Manufacturing celebrates its 75th year of supplying the vehicle safety lighting market with an ever-growing line of quality, USA-made products. As one of the world’s leading safety lighting manufacturers, Peterson boasts a […] More

Fontaine Modification to Offer Samsara Hardware Installation to Help Fleets Access Real-time Data

Fontaine Modification is now offering installation of Samsara hardware including Vehicle Gateways, Asset Gateways, AI dash cams, and Environmental Monitors to help fleets access important real-time data. This hardware can be installed at Fontaine’s nine […] More

New Trucks and Equipment Set to Debut at the Work Truck Show 2020

More than 100 companies have announced plans to introduce new commercial trucks, bodies, and truck equipment at The Work Truck Show 2020, North America’s largest work truck event. Work Truck Week runs March 3–6 at […] More

The Godwin Group of Dunn, North Carolina, Launches Allied Mobile Systems, Inc.

The Godwin Group headquartered in Dunn, North Carolina, announced the launch of a new company, Allied Mobile Systems Inc. Allied has been in new product development and branding for several years with the intent to […] More

The Floow Announces Enhanced FloowFleet Connected Insurance Platform

The Floow, a telematics innovator, released an enhanced off-the-shelf version of FloowFleet, a white-labeled Connected Insurance solution specially designed for managers of small fleets. FloowFleet allows fleet managers to track their vehicles via an OBD […] More

Mack Trucks Demonstrates Mack LR Electric Model for New York City Department of Sanitation

Mack Trucks demonstrated the Mack® LR Electric, a fully electric version of the Mack LR refuse model, to officials from the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) at the Allentown, Pennsylvania-based Mack Customer Center. Unveiled […] More

ArcReach Technology Now Standard on Trailblazer 325 Welder/Generators

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, manufacturer of Miller® brand arc welding equipment, announced that ArcReach technology will now come standard on Trailblazer 325 welder/generator gas and diesel models (excluding Battery Charge models and optional on LP […] More

BYD Delivers 100th Battery-Electric Truck in the United States

BYD announced it delivered its 100th battery-electric truck in the United States. Globally, BYD has delivered more than 12,000 zero-emission electric trucks across all classes. BYD’s 100th US truck is a second generation BYD 8TT […] More

NTEA Releases Training Module on Powertrain Systems

To continue support of employee education and training in the work truck industry, NTEA developed a new Truck Equipment 201 module covering powertrain systems. TE201 is a series of online courses designed for those with […] More

Stainless Steel Top Bracket from McLaren Doors

McLaren Doors announces a new Stainless-Steel Top Bracket for its Streamline Insulated door models. The Stainless Steel Top Bracket is the final step to making the entire door assembly rust free (excludes counterbalance and tracks). […] More

Comfort Motion Global Adapts Motion Seating Technology for Commercial Vehicle Market

Comfort Motion Global (CMG) announced the company is working with a number of commercial vehicle suppliers and fleet owners to bring its Motion Seating technology to the commercial motor vehicle market. “With the heightened government […] More

Golight Boosts LED Work Lamps to an Industry-leading Half-million Candela

Golight, Inc., a world leader in pan-and-tilt remote-controlled lighting technology, announced the launch of new, more powerful versions of both its Stryker ST and Golight GT remote-controlled LED work lamps. The lamps will be on […] More

Tapplock Enterprise Simplifies Security for Businesses

Padlocks are commonly used in businesses to secure assets, but assigning keys, managing user permissions, and tracking access history is time consuming, inefficient, and often impractical. Tapplock enterprise™ uses a smart fingerprint padlock, Tapplock one+, […] More

NexTraq Introduces Advanced In-vehicle Camera System

NexTraq, a Michelin® Group company, launches the new NexTraq® Dashcam—the high-definition vehicle incident camera system configured for NexTraq with 4G LTE connectivity. Among the most advanced incident in-vehicle cameras in the industry, Dashcam provides downloadable […] More

Paragon Software Systems Launches on the Geotab Marketplace

Paragon Software Systems announced that its route optimization software has launched on the Geotab Marketplace. Fleet managers who are already creating accurate, efficient routes using Paragon can now view vehicle data from Geotab’s telematics system […] More

Michelin Retread Technologies Adds Denray Tire as New Licensee

Michelin North America, announced that Denray Tire will join Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) as a franchisee manufacturing commercial truck retreads servicing Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Operating since the 1970s, Denray Tire is a family-owned and operated business in western […] More

Volvo Group Venture Capital Invests in Software for Autonomous Mobility

Apex.AI, a Palo Alto, California-based company founded in 2017, is building an automotive-grade version of ROS (Robot Operating System), an established open source software framework commonly used in robotics and autonomous systems research. By providing […] More

Netradyne Launches Driveri Artificial Intelligence Vision-based Safety Solution on the Geotab Marketplace

Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence technology focusing on driver and fleet safety, announces the availability of the Driveri® vision-based driver recognition safety  program on the Geotab Marketplace, a growing portfolio of mobile apps, software […] More

Stop Fuel Card Fraud with the BlueArrow Fuel App

BlueArrow Telematics announces the release of its proprietary fuel card integration app, BlueArrow Fuel. The app automates and monitors credit card use and abuse with one simple, convenient application. THE PROBLEM Fuel card fraud affects […] More

Kenworth Expands Branded Merchandise Collection for 2020

The 2020 Kenworth Merchandise Collection has added more than 65 new officially-licensed merchandise items for fleets, truck operators and drivers interested in purchasing products that represent Kenworth. The new Kenworth items now available include: digi-camo […] More

GM CCA Furthers Growth for My GM Partner Perks, Continues Upward Trend

General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales (CCA) announces milestone growth as well as a new enhancement to my GM Partner Perks. GM continues to build strong and robust programs to support business partners and customers. […] More

GOAT Tank DOT-Compliant Transfer System Unveiled at SEMA 2019

ECI Fuel Systems has unveiled the GOAT Tank™ line of mobile fueling systems. The GOAT Tank system is a fully assembled DOT-compliant transfer tank that fits in the bed of a full-size pickup truck, with […] More

Technical Service, Support Tools Deliver Uptime Solutions for Service Personnel

In 2019, Terex Utilities released or updated more than 50 Tech Tips and service presentations. “Terex equipment has a reputation for long life. Over the course of that in-service life, we strive to partner with […] More

New WEATHER GUARD CabMax Composite Bullkhead Brings Comfort, Ease of Use to Commercial Van Users, Contractors, Technicians

WEATHER GUARD®, an industry leader in truck and van equipment, announces the new WEATHER GUARD® CabMax™ Composite Bulkhead. Designed to enhance drivers’ comfort and workspace, the revolutionary, single-piece design is strong yet lightweight weighing just […] More

Harsh Winter Season Spurs Use of New Technologies in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities

According to a recent overview of operations in heavy-duty vehicle maintenance facilities conducted by Stertil-Koni—a recognized leader in the hydraulic bus lift and truck lift industry—new technologies are increasingly adopted to address harsh winter conditions that appear to […] More

Ranger Design’s New Lockers and Workbenches

Ranger Design launches its newly redesigned van lockers and workbenches. These products are great for storage and organization within the mobile technician’s work vehicle. The brand’s lockers are updated with new black end panels, keeping […] More

Anheuser-Busch Completes First Zero-Emission Beer Delivery

Anheuser-Busch, in partnership with Nikola Motor Company (Nikola) and BYD Motors LLC, completed its first ever ‘Zero-Emission Beer Delivery’ in the company’s hometown of St. Louis using both companies’ innovative fleet technology to deliver beer […] More

Jasper Engines & Transmissions Relocates Austin Branch to San Marcos

The branch is located at 794 Transportation Way, Building 4, in San Marcos, Texas. “The new location is along the Interstate 35 corridor,” Kevin Powell, JASPER director of branch operations, says. “This allows JASPER many […] More

Webasto Announces Modular Battery System, Thermal Management and Charging Solutions

Webasto, one of the top 100 global automotive suppliers, continues to stake a claim in the rapidly expanding e-mobility segment of the commercial vehicle and automotive marketplace. The company exhibited elements of a new modular battery […] More

Work Truck Solutions Launches Comvoy

COMVOY METRICS Comvoy currently covers 25% of all work truck inventory in the US, including detailed specs on over 440,000 vehicles in 46 states (and counting). Comvoy is the only work truck marketplace that surfaces […] More

Winter Equipment Offers BlockBuster Carbide Insert Snowplow Cutting Edge System

Winter Equipment, an established name in the municipal snow and ice management industry, offers its BlockBuster® carbide insert snowplow cutting edge system that provides increased efficiencies. Its longer blade life and superior cutting performance means […] More

Automotive Lift Institute Announces 75th Anniversary

The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) celebrates 75 years as the lift industry safety watchdog in 2020. The ALI Board of Directors adopted a resolution recognizing the milestone at its annual meeting in Las Vegas on […] More

Worksport to Launch World’s First Tonneau Cover Integration with Solar Technology for Pickup Trucks

The current lead investment and subsidiary of Franchise Holdings International (FNHI), Worksport Ltd., applied for trademark and is set to release information regarding its plan to move forward with a groundbreaking new technological initiative, TerraVis. […] More

GCR Tires and Service Expands Operations in the Pacific Northwest

GCR Tires & Service (GCR), the commercial tire and service network owned and operated by Bridgestone Americas, Inc., announced the expansion of its operations in the Pacific Northwest. GCR has finalized the acquisition of Tires, […] More

McLaren Doors Launches the Streamline Hinge

McLaren Doors announced its new “Streamline Hinge” also known as the “SL-Hinge.” The Streamline Hinge is designed for the McLaren Doors Streamline Series door models. The SL-Hinge provides faster installation and easier serviceability of the […] More

Meritor Highlights Customer Uptime with New Service Group

The Uptime Services Group, which launches January 1, 2020, will accelerate the delivery of parts to customers in emergency situations and when vehicles require unscheduled repairs. The Uptime Services Group will also expedite the fulfillment […] More

Volvo Trucks Launches Sales of Electric Trucks for Urban Transport in Europe

Volvo Trucks announces the start of sales of its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in selected markets, meeting the increasing demand for sustainable transport solutions in city environments. More

Bergstrom, Inc. and Grip Idle Management, Inc. Partner to Provide Innovative Solutions for Fleets

For those in the public service sector, idling is a common occurrence. Utility workers sit in idling vehicles, and many work trucks are left idling. What if there were a solution capable of reducing CO2 […] More

BYD and AMPLY Partner for electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and Energy Services

With the high costs and operational complexities surrounding electric vehicle (EV) deployments within commercial fleets, EV manufacturer BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced a preferred partnership with charging infrastructure provider, AMPLY Power.  The partnership allows fleet […] More

Engineered Components and Systems Unveils New Corporate Identity

Changes name to CentroMotion; completes sale to One Rock Capital Partners More

Ranger Design’s Updated Partskeeper and Cabinets

Ranger Design launched a revamped version of one of its most popular product lines: the Partskeeper cases and cabinets. These products are for storing and organizing small parts and tools that tradesmen may need to […] More

Maxion Wheels Tackles Industry Challenges with New Wheels Debuting at NACV 2019

Maxion Wheels unveiled several new commercial vehicle wheels and related innovations designed to tackle some of North America’s biggest industry challenges at its press conference during the North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 (NACV Show) […] More

SkyBitz Releases Flexible GPS Tracking Device Targeting Light- to Medium-duty Trucks

SA2012 offers Legacy and new customers configurable GPS tracking device More

Coxreels Offers a Variety of Stainless Steel

Coxreels offers complete stainless steel reels and powder-coated steel reels with stainless steel fluid paths. Now customers can choose between 316 and 304 grade stainless steels for their fluid paths on many reel types to […] More

Jasper Offers GM Gen V 5.3-L GDI Engines

JASPER announces the availability of GM Gen V 5.3-L GDI engines. More

Spireon’s FleetLocate Wins Gold in 2019 Compass Intelligence IoT Innovator Awards

FleetLocate’s FL Flex, IntelliScan solutions recognized as trucking industry disruptors More

Focus on Tech Training Drives Stertil-Koni Distributor Alan Tye and Associates to New Heights in Vehicle Lift Industry

In the highly competitive world of heavy-duty vehicle lifting, Stertil-Koni distributor, Alan Tye & Associates (ATA), expanded its investment in ongoing training for its growing team of technical service people to further differentiate it from the competition. […] More

Hino Trucks Introduces New Models and Cab Configurations

Hino unified its entire lineup of trucks, including model names, to make it even easier for you to match the perfect Hino to your business’ needs. More

Kinedyne Engineers Superior, Lighter Yet Stronger Winches that Integrate with Heavy-duty Load Securement Straps

Kinedyne’s new winches weigh less, offer a new thumb pawl feature, and work with its RHINO MAX and K-FORCE load securement straps as an integrated system that boosts working load limits by more than 20% More

Link Introduces 52K Air Link Gen 3 Tandem Drive Suspension for Heavy Vocational Applications with 315 Tires and Chains

Link’s robust Air Link Gen 3 Tandem Drive Suspension accommodates 315 tires with snow chains, is easier to maintain, has a three-year warranty, and weighs 50 lbs less than its Gen 2 predecessor More

Optronics Introduces Industry’s First Custom LED Logo Stop, Tail, Turn Lamps Featuring GloLight Technology

Optronics uses signature GloLight optics to create stunning branded LED lighting that can incorporate a manufacturer’s, carrier’s, or product’s logo More

Peterbilt Pride and Class Parade Raises More Than $20,000 for United Way

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it raised more than $20,000 in donations at its fourth annual Pride and Class Parade in the downtown Denton square as part of the annual United Way Denton County campaign. The […] More

Continental Celebrates Grand Opening of New Mississippi Tire PLant

Continental celebrates a major milestone with the opening of its new tire plant near Clinton, Mississippi. More

Peterbilt Delivers First Medium-duty Electric Model 220EV to Frito-Lay

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the delivery of the first Peterbilt Model 220EV to Frito-Lay. Six battery electric Model 220EV medium-duty trucks will be used by PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division as part of its Modesto, California, Zero- […] More

Surfsight Launches AI-12 Video Telematics Platform to Enhance Driver Safety on the Geotab Marketplace

Surfsight AI-12 captures both the drive and driver behavior in real-time, providing fleets of all sizes with a powerful solution to enhance driver and fleet safety and reduce safety related costs. More

Fuso Strengthens Presence in Alabama with Birmingham Freightliner Becoming an Authorized Dealership

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA), announces the newest FUSO Sales, Service and Parts center at Birmingham Freightliner in Birmingham, Alabama. This marks the third FUSO franchise for Birmingham Freightliner’s parent company, Peach State […] More

Tenna Launches the TennaMINI GPS Tracker, Expanding Product Line

Tenna announced the launch of the TennaMINI, a GPS tracking device that represents the latest in the company’s ongoing expansion of the Tenna product line. The TennaMINI is a small, durable GPS tracker that can […] More

International Truck to Feature Allison Neutral at Stop as Standard Equipment on the 2020 International MV Series

International Truck announced it will feature Allison Neutral at Stop as standard equipment on the International® MV™ Series beginning Q1 2020. With the Allison Transmission Neutral at Stop feature, the transmission is automatically shifted into neutral when […] More

Winter Equipment Guarantees Product Wear Life

Company provides wear factor ratings and emphasizes overall cost of use versus purchase price. More

Motiv Power Systems Secures $60 Million to Scale Epic All-electric Chassis, Establish Detroit Operations

Investors including GMAG Holdings and Winnebago will help fund the expansion of Motiv in Foster City as well as open an engineering and manufacturing center in Detroit. More

VMAC Releases UNDERHOOD™ Air Compressor for 2019 CHEVY and International Trucks

VMAC released the latest UNDERHOOD™ 70 air compressor installation kit for Chevrolet and International trucks. The UNDERHOOD™ 70 is now available for International 6.6-L Duramax V8 Diesel trucks on the CV 515 chassis, as well […] More

XL Acquires Quantum Fuel’s Electrification Division, Appoints Kazarinoff as CEO

Strategic investment and leadership additions position the company for rapid growth More

Fuso Begins FE180 Gas Class 5 Cabover Production

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) announced that production of the industry’s first Class 5 cabover gasoline-powered work truck began at Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) plant in Gaffney, South Carolina. FCCC is a […] More

Terex Utilities to Provide Equipment for Lineworker Skills Competition

Terex Utilities and Custom Truck One Source will provide equipment for the Hurtman Rescue event at the International Lineman’s Rodeo held October 19, 2019 in Bonner Springs, Kansas. For 35 years, the competition has attracted […] More

Mack Defense Introduces 40T All-terrain Crane at AUSA 2019

Mack Defense will introduce a Mack® Granite®-based 40-ton capacity all-terrain crane, the ATC-40T, built in partnership with Manitowoc Crane, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition. AUSA, the largest […] More

Bergstrom and Viatec Partner to Provide Package of No-idle Options for Utility Trucks

An idling utility truck is common. In order to supply power to the lift, the truck must idle. Likewise, in order for the crew to stay cool during drastically hot temperatures, the truck must idle. […] More

Hino Trucks Announces Partnership with Los Angeles Rams

Hino Trucks is stepping into the NFL arena again to announce an additional partnership with an NFL team—the Los Angeles Rams. As the Official Commercial Truck of the Los Angeles Rams, Hino will work with […] More

NoSweat Changes the Way the World Sweats, One Hat or Helmet at a Time

Disposable headwear liners soak up sweat to prevent stains, odors, and burning eyes More

Continental Demonstrates Complete Solutions for Construction at Uvalde Proving Grounds

Continental demonstrated complete solutions for the construction and other on/off-road industries at its proving grounds in Uvalde, Texas, on September 24-26, 2019. Approximately 100 attendees viewed demonstrations of Continental’s broad tire portfolio, from 19.5-inches to […] More

Spireon Introduces Intelligent Trailer Management Portfolio

Intelligent Trailer Management provides solutions to bring rich data and actionable intelligence to the forefront of the trucking industry More

Register Now for the Work Truck Show 2020, Green Truck Summit, and Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference

20th anniversary event features training, networking, and new trucks More

Stertil-Koni Expands Distributor Network with Addition of Indiana Automotive Equipment

Stertil-Koni announces network expansion with the addition of Indiana Automotive Equipment More

Michelin Recognized by EPA with 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award

Award recipients are top environmental performers and leaders for freight supply chain efficiency More

PACCAR Parts Honored with 2019 “Top Company for Women to Work For” Recognition

PACCAR Parts was recognized as a 2019 “Top Company for Women to Work For” by the Women In Trucking Association More

Volvo Trucks North America Partners with Geotab to Deliver Streamlined FMCSA-compliant ELD

Volvo Trucks has partnered with world-class telematics leader Geotab to provide an integrated Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution for all Volvo-powered trucks model-year 2015 and newer. More

VMAC Releases Multifunction Power System with CAT Engine

VMAC releases a 6-in-1 Multifunction Power System with a Caterpillar engine More

New Fontaine Heavy-Haul Magnitude 55L Delivers 2,000-lb Larger Payload

Fontaine Heavy-Haul, a recognized technology leader and innovator in the lowbed trailer industry, introduces a new trailer that carries heavy loads in a lighter package—the Fontaine Magnitude® 55L. “The Fontaine Magnitude 55L is designed for […] More

BW Mitchum Selects SmartDrive Video-based Safety Program to Support Commitment to Reliable, Personalized, and Safe Freight Handling

Citing exceptional service and support, fleet skips pilot and moves straight to rollout More

Anheuser-Busch to Deploy 21 BYD Electric Trucks as Part of Statewide Commitment to Sustainable Logistics

The project will showcase BYD’s second generation 8TT Class 8 electric trucks at four Anheuser-Busch distribution facilities across Southern California. More

Fontaine Introduces Versatile Infinity Forklift Trailer

Fontaine, a recognized technology leader in the platform trailer industry, introduces a new Infinity combo trailer for forklift applications. In an industry traditionally served by bolt-on aftermarket forklift kits, the Infinity Forklift Trailer is set […] More

Coxreels New Idler Sprockets for the 1195 Series Reduce Rewind Speed and Increase Motor Torque

Coxreels introduces the all new gear reducing idler sprockets for the 1195 Series electric motorized hose reels. This new add-on benefits the user in reducing the rewind speed, increasing motor torque, and fitting an optional […] More

TomTom Telematics is Officially Renamed WEBFLEET Solutions

Twenty years after the launch of the WEBFLEET solution, Europe’s #1 fleet management provider changes its company name More

Michelin Announces Price Increase for NAFA Accounts in US, Canada

Michelin North America, Inc. announced a price increase up to 4.9% for all North American Fleet Account customers for Michelin, BFGoodrich, Michelin Retread Technologies, and Oliver brand products in the United States and Canada. The […] More

International Truck Introduces High Visibility HV Series at ICUEE

New configuration features set-back axle with improved maneuverability More

Bridgestone Celebrates 50 Years of Retread Manufacturing at Bandag Plant in Oxford, North Carolina

Milestone signifies the company’s longstanding commitment to the local community More

Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks Meet Specification with CARC Coatings

Mack Defense and Sherwin-Williams General Industrial Coatings partnered to implement multiple solutions for applying Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings (CARC) for use on the Mack Defense M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT) model. These coating solutions are […] More

Felling Trailers, Inc. Part of Dream It. Do It. Minnesota Statewide Tour of Manufacturing

Local manufacturer opening doors to the public More

New Ram 1500 Limited Black Edition and Ram Heavy Duty Night Editions Unveiled at State Fair of Texas

These new models offer truck buyers an even wider selection of exterior appointments and content for even greater personalization. More

FCA Automotive Research and Development Center Houses Most Advanced Driving Simulator in North America

FCA launched the most advanced driving simulator technology in North America. More

Kenworth to Feature Three Utility and Construction Trucks at ICUEE

Three Kenworth trucks will be featured in the Kenworth Truck booth (#N2057) at ICUEE. More

NAFA Launches Enhanced Online Career Center

A brand-new tool that connects fleet and mobility professionals across all disciplines with employers offering career opportunities. More

Direct-Transmission Mounted PTO Air Compressors Released for 2019 Ram Trucks

The DTM70 produces up to 70 CFM at 100 psi (175 psi max) and is a smart choice for customers concerned with saving space and increasing available payload. More

America is Sleep Deprived and the Trucking Industry Can’t Escape It

“Inadequate sleep is associated with mild to severe physical and mental health problems, injury, loss of productivity, and premature mortality.” More

NTEA Releases Training Module on Vehicle Powertrains

TE201 is intended as a series of online course modules designed for those with technical knowledge seeking deeper understanding of specific topics More

Big Tex Continues to Expand Lineup with New 16LP Super-Duty Ultra Low Profile Dump Trailer

Big Tex Trailers unveiled another key addition to its dump trailer lineup during this month’s NATDA Trade Show. More

Spireon Announces Big Data Partnership with Snowflake

Opening FleetLocate data to Snowflake allows customized analytics at a fraction of the cost More

Lightning Systems Introduces “Lighting on Tap” Charging Solutions

Lightning Charging Solutions includes a comprehensive range of AC and DC fast charge charging stations for fleet electric vehicles More

Watch Reactions of Truck Drivers Getting their Necks Hammered by an MMA Chiropractor

More than eight out of 10 truck drivers suffer pain, mostly in their backs and necks, according to a new Volvo Trucks survey. Some hurt so badly they even consider quitting their jobs. To raise […] More

The S24 2.5-inch PC Sidemarker with Reflector

TecNiq, Inc., a leading innovator in LED lighting for OEM and aftermarket lighting solutions announced a new product. The S24, 2.5-inch Polarized Connector Sidemarker is a new addition to the TecNiq sidemarker lineup. The S24 […] More

Third Annual Teletrac Navman Telematics Benchmark Report Finds Transportation’s Digital Transformation is Still a Distant Reality

Fifty-four percent of fleets have no plans to implement new technology More

SmartDrive Raises $90 Million led by TPG Sixth Street Partners

Investment will fuel continued innovation and support strategic growth initiatives More

Winter Equipment Offers Razor XL Carbide Insert Snowplow Cutting Edge System

Municipal-quality cutting edge system features superior cutting, longer blade life More

Spartan Motors Acquires Royal Truck Body

Acquisition expands Spartan’s West Coast and Southwest geographic reach with six additional manufacturing, assembly, and distribution facilities More

Meritor Announces Expanded Portfolio of Defense Solutions

First product introduced under new ProTec™ ISAS® independent suspension line More

GeoSpace Labs Launches Official Florida Intrastate ELD

GeoSpace Labs announced the general availability of the Official Florida Intrastate FMCSA Registered Electronic Logging Device (ELD). More

Felling Adds Triple Axle FT-30-3 I Drill Series to Pair with New Drill on the Market

Felling’s team designed a three-axle trailer with the deck between the fenders to obtain the lowest deck height possible. More

Hot Shot’s Secret Introduces LX4 Lubricity Extreme

Increases diesel fuel lubricity up to 56%, provides long-lasting protection against fuel system wear and failure More

PRO-VISION Announces New Line of 4G Mobile Video Systems

New lineup of video recording systems with built-in 4G modems designed for improved fleet management More

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations, to Give Keynote at the Work Truck Show 2020

Tickets available when registration opens in October More

Volvo Group Recognized for Participating in US Department of Energy Better Plants Supply Chain Initiative

Volvo Group recently joined the DOE Better Plants supply chain initiative, recruiting eight Volvo Group vendors to commit to reducing energy consumption by 25% over 10 years. The Volvo Group is the first trucking OEM to participate in the Better Plant Supply Chain Initiative. More

Delta-Q Technologies Releases New Software Capability to Provide Stackable Charging Solutions

Delta-Q announces its entry into mid-range power charging through its news stackable charging software. More

National Lift Week Set for October 7-12 with Stertil-Koni as Official Sponsor

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni announces it will once again sponsor National Lift Week®, which will take place October 7-12 in venues across North America. More

XL Fleet Electrification Systems Reach 100 Million Customer Miles Driven

Thousands of XL-equipped vehicles have deployed throughout North America, improving fuel economy by 25-50% More

Michelin Enhances Small Commercial Fleets Advantage Program

Michelin North America announces application and billing enhancements to its popular MICHELIN® Advantage program introduced in 2007 to help support the needs of owner-operators and fleets. More

Uptime Further Improved with Volvo Trucks’ New Dynamic Maintenance Service

Volvo Trucks introduces dynamic maintenance, a connected vehicle maintenance service that seeks to improve fleet operations efficiency through proactive and flexible vehicle-specific maintenance planning. More

Big Tex Trailers Announces New Dump Model and Upgrades to Dump Lineup

This season, Big Tex is rolling out several updates across its dump category including a new length for the popular 90SR model and upgrades that add greater functionality to existing models. More

Ram 1500 Night Edition and Rebel Black, New Options and Colors for Heavy-duty Highlight 2020 Ram Truck Lineup

Ram Truck brings new appearance and feature packages, adding even greater appeal to a well-rounded lineup that offers something for nearly every truck buyer. More

Navistar Announces Champions of the 2019 Technician Rodeo

The annual competition tests the skills and speed of service of its top technicians throughout its dealer network. More

Halrai of Quebec to Distribute Venturo Cranes

Canadian equipment seller to deal in all Venturo cranes and logic controls More

Fontaine Moves Modification Center Closer to New Hino Plant

Fontaine Modification will relocate its West Virginia modification center from Williamstown to Mineral Wells, West Virginia. More

Bell Exclusively Selects Allison Transmissions for Articulated Dump Trucks

Bell Equipment’s B30E ADT fitted with the recently released 3400ORS transmission designed for heavy-duty applications More

Hino Celebrates Grand Opening of New Manufacturing Facility

New 1,000,00-sq-ft facility generates 250 jobs in West Virginia. More

Terex Utilities to Demo Products, Technology with Practical Benefits for Users, Owners

Terex Utilities will feature industry-leading technologies and equipment during the 2019 International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE) in Louisville, Kentucky. More

Dates Set for 7th Annual Trailer for a Cause Auction Benefiting CCRF

Felling Trailers, Inc. will conduct its seventh annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a non-profit organization. Felling Trailers wants to generate awareness about childhood cancer along with the research […] More

Spireon Announces the Launch of FleetLocate for Ford

Launch coincides with complete user interface refresh and introduction of advance engine diagnostics for award-winning fleet management platform More

Successful Multi-cylinder Engine Testing with Nanosecond Pulsed Plasma Ignition Technology

Transient Plasma Systems Inc. achieves a new milestone in internal combustion engine testing. More

Pricing Announced for New 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

The Ram 1500’s all-new 3-L V-6 EcoDiesel leads the half-ton pickup truck segment in torque with 480 lb-ft and diesel towing capability of 12,560 lbs. More

Volvo Group Celebrates Grand Opening of DEX Heavy Duty Parts Facility in Oklahoma City

DEX Heavy Duty Parts LLC celebrates the grand opening of its new facility in Oklahoma City. More

ARI Launches Interactive Video Experience for Fleet Stakeholders

The dynamic video series explores complex business challenges throughout the vehicle’s lifecycle to help viewers maximize their fleet’s revenue-generating capabilities More

Fontaine Modification Recognized for Environmentally Sustainable Fleet Management Practices

In the photo above, Fontaine Modification representatives, from left, Brian Gagnon, Brad Howard, and Wes Lundy, accepted the Council on Environmental Standards Association (CES) award for the support and promotion of sustainable fleet maintenance products, […] More

FONTAINE MODIFICATION RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE FLEET MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

In the photo above, Fontaine Modification representatives, from left, Brian Gagnon, Brad Howard, and Wes Lundy, accepted the Council on Environmental Standards Association (CES) award for the support and promotion of sustainable fleet maintenance products, […] More

Peterbilt Adds 5th Technician Training Campus

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the opening of the company’s fifth Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) campus in Rancho Cucamonga, California. More

NAFA Launches DOT Compliance Forum

Event is crash course in aligning fleets with today’s DOT compliance, safety, accountability measurement system More

The Work Truck Show 2020 Marks 20th Anniversary of North America’s Largest Work Truck Event

Show has grown and evolved along with the vocational truck industry More

Optronics Brings Tough Multifunction LED Warning and Beacon Lamps to Market

Designed for quick, easy installation, Optronics’ rugged LED warning and beacon lamps are engineered to operate reliably in harsh and demanding environments. More

Golight’s Stryker ST Series Offers an Enhanced Feature Set that Meets and Exceeds Industry Demands

Improvements to Golight’s Stryker ST Series address industry requests for multi-lamp control using a single remote unit, the elimination of controller crosstalk, on-command home-position function, and simple, multiple-remote-control pairing. More

Gasboy Introduces Atlas Prime

Integrated fuel control and dispensing for commercial and fleet fueling More

New and Noteworthy at 2019 ICUEE—The Demo Expo

New UTV Test Track expands demo options. New Fourth Street Live! Concert extends networking. More

NexTraq Introduces Tool to Avoid Distracted Driving

This tool helps managers enforce policies restricting unauthorized use of tablets and smartphones, limiting distractions. More

Stowe Cargo Systems Releases New Storage Solution for Light- and Medium-duty Fleets

This innovative new toolbox enables clean, secure, and weathertight storage for work equipment and personal gear. More

Stertil-Koni Notches Record Growth in First Six Months of 2019

Rising demand for safety, performance, and efficiency in vehicle maintenance facilities fuels expansion and new hires More

Renewable Natural Gas Vehicles Move into Ports of LA and Long Beach

Companies operating in Ports of LA and Long Beach begin to take delivery of first new generation of natural gas heavy-duty trucks More

GUNK Introduces New Degreasing Wipes

The wipes are designed to tackle grease and oil on everything from engine bays to vehicle trim and windows and are currently available for purchase nationwide. More

Godwin Manufacturing Announces $3.5 Million Expansion

Customers can expect reduced lead times, new products, and higher capacity More

Coxreels Announces New Shipping Program

Coxreels is excited to announce the launch of a new shipping program called, “Coxreels Ship Ready.” More

Lightning Systems All-electric Zero Emissions Medium-duty Vehicles Selected for State of California Contract

State agencies, local governments can meet climate change, sustainability goals by purchasing all-electric, zero emissions vehicles through the program More

Navistar’s Severe Service Team Enhances Dealer Resources by Launching Application Engineering Hotline

Providing an added margin of expertise for complex vocational truck sales, Navistar’s Severe Service team recently launched an Application Engineering Hotline that provides International® dealers with direct, rapid access to the product experts who designed […] More

Scania Now Offering Preview Side Defender II Worldwide

PRECO Electronics and Scania sign long-term agreement to offer side blind spot monitoring solutions to Scania dealers worldwide More

PPG Coatings Protect, Beautify Kennywood Park’s New Steel Curtain Roller Coaster and Cars

Company creates custom STEELERS Yellow color to celebrate Pittsburgh’s and PPG’s hometown pride More

Lightning Systems Gen 2 Model of All-electric Ford Transit Named in California Air Resources Board Executive Order

Longer-range, higher-speed, all-electric Ford Transit 350HD Generation 2 model gets 61 MPGe in city and on the highway More

Marangoni Opens New Ringtread Facility in Florida

Marangoni Tread North America Inc. announced that PRIDE Enterprises in Avon Park, Florida, is now a proud member of the Marangoni Ringtread network. Robert Dague, industry manager at Retread Tire, says, “PRIDE Enterprises added the […] More

Groups Highlight Biodiesel’s Performance and Business Advantages

Educational event brings together fuel experts and fleet owners More

Purkeys’ SteadyCharge Replenishes Auxiliary Batteries, Extends Their Life and Reduces Maintenance for Refrigerated and Heated Trailers

Purkeys’ new SteadyCharge can maximize the lifespan of dedicated batteries in trailer refrigeration and heating units, saving fleets thousands in downtime, maintenance, and replacement costs. More

Hub Group Breaks Ground on Second Chicago-area Headquarters Building to Support Continued Growth

Hub Group, a leading supply chain solutions provider, broke ground on a second building on its Oak Brook, Illinois, headquarters campus to add headcount as it scales to meet growing customer needs. The second building, […] More

STERTIL-KONI CONTINUES SUPPORT OF NEW YORK-BASED BAILEY’S CAFÉ WITH ADDITIONAL $10,000 DONATION

Stertil-Koni, a leader in heavy-duty bus lifts and truck lifts, continued its support of Brooklyn, New York-based Bailey’s Café, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, with an additional $10,000 donation. The funds are targeted to provide […] More

TRUCKIT AWARDED FIRST RUNNER-UP BY TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA’S 2019 SSA IMPACT AWARDS

Nominees included a long list of prominent tech businesses vying for the prestigious award’s recognition TruckIT, a construction technology startup specializing in the innovation of on-demand hauling and fleet/dispatch management, received first runner-up by the […] More

RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS NOW AVAILABLE IN NEW YORK CITY AS CLEAN ENERGY OPENS FUELING STATION IN THE SOUTH BRONX

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, welcomed city officials, community leaders, and environmental advocates to the opening of its newest natural gas fueling station in […] More

CUMMINS LAUNCHES ONLINE STORE FOR UNITED STATES CUSTOMERS

Cummins Inc. announced the launch of its online store for customers in the United States. The site, shopcummins.com, allows customers to choose from more than 200 products at their convenience. More

WEATHER GUARD Introduces Custom Van Configurator for Ford Transit and Ford Transit Connect

Interactive online tool provides customizable options for commercial van configurations More

Fuso Expands Dealership Footpint in Georgia with a Second Location by Peach State Truck Center

Peach State Truck Center moves the FUSO brand to its headquarters in Norcross, Georgia. More

Volvo Trucks to Introduce Next Iteration of Volvo of Volvo Active Driver Assist in VNR, VNL, and VNX Models

Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) 2.0, a comprehensive collision mitigation system, will be standard in the new Volvo VNR and VNL models and available on VNX models later this year. More

Alcoa Wheels Releases One-piece Hub Cover System with Secure Fit Retention

Reengineered, one-piece design meets needs of today’s trucks More

XL Reinforces Sustainable Fleet Accreditation for University of Virginia

New hybrid electric work trucks support greener campus recycling and maintenance efforts More

Company Achieves 100% Reduction in Rear-end Collisions After SmartDrive Adoption

Specialty contractor deploys SmartDrive video-based safety following head-to-head pilot program and improves safety score by 96% More

Fuso Opens Newly Remodeled Fuso Academy Training Center

To support the launch of its new FUSO FE GAS truck and the industry-only production series FUSO eCanter all-electric truck, a complete remodel of the North American FUSO Academy Training Center was opened on June […] More

Jasper Acquires Diesel USA Group, Inc.

JASPER Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Jasper Engines and Transmissions, acquired Diesel USA Group, Inc. headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. The Diesel USA Group will remain a separate company and brand as it becomes part of […] More

Felling Trailers, Inc. Implements Weld Standard

One of Felling Trailers, Inc.’s core values is to be an innovative solutions provider that fosters a work environment that thrives on continuous improvement. As a trailer manufacturer known for quality that is second to […] More

New 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is America’s Half-ton Diesel Torque Leader with 480 lb-ft of Torque

New Ram 1500 EcoDiesel produces highest half-ton diesel torque, achieving 480 lb-ft and highest available half-ton diesel towing capacity at 12,560 lbs EcoDiesel-powered Ram Rebel offered for first time Ram pickups own the top spots […] More

Go Industries Part #ET005 Welded Grille Guard

Go Industries announces its ET004 and ET005 Grille Guards. ET005: Go Industries Grille Guard for the C4500-6500 features no cutting or drilling. Designed with the tilt body in mind, this piece articulates forward for easy […] More

2019 Bonnell Equipment Expo

Bonnell Industries just hosted its biennial Equipment Expo on June 5th and 6th at its headquarters in Dixon, Illinois. Heavy rain and storms in the run up to the event had the team worried, but […] More

Mack Defense Presents US Army with Keys to First M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks

Mack Defense celebrated the official handover of the first five Mack® Granite® model-based M917A3 heavy dump trucks (HDT) to the US Army during a ceremony at the Mack Customer Center. Leadership from Mack Defense presented […] More

Transfer Flow Introduces 50-gallon Replacement Fuel Tank Systems for Gasoline Ford F-150

Transfer Flow introduced 50-gallon high-capacity midship replacement fuel tank systems for gasoline Ford F-150 Crew Cab pickups with 6 1/2-ft beds. The fuel tanks are available for 2017 – 19 and 2009 – 14 model […] More

MACK TRUCKS ADD FACTORY-BACKED WARRANTY TO ALL-NEW MACK CERTIFIED USED PROGRAM

Mack Trucks launched an all-new Mack Certified Used Truck program featuring a fully integrated factory-backed warranty managed through Mack systems, which eliminates the need to work through third parties and provides customers extra peace of […] More

CARRIERSEDGE RELEASES FOUR NEW COURSES, ADDS SPANISH VERSIONS TO TWO EXISTING MODULES

CarriersEdge, a leading provider of online driver training for the trucking industry, continues to expand its library of training courses. The company recently added two courses in its Practical Cargo Securement library, plus a bloodborne […] More

TEREX INTRODUCES NEW TL SERIES AERIALS FOR TRANSMISSION WORK AT EUFMC 2019; BUILT FOR COST-EFFECTIVE OWNERSHIP

Terex Utilities has expanded its TL Series of aerial devices with three new telescopic and material handling models designed for transmission work. “Cost-effective mounting options, commonality of parts, and reduced maintenance features are ways TL […] More

ALLISON TRANSMISSION RECEIVES CARB CERTIFICATION FOR MODEL YEAR 2019 HYBRID-ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM PAIRED WITH CUMMINS ENGINES

Originally approved in 2014, Executive Order must be approved for eligibility on a model year basis Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. and Cummins Inc. announced certification from the California Air Resources Board (ARB) for model year 2019 […] More

Zonar Boosts Fleet Safety and Business Efficiencies with Zonar Mobile Ecosystem

A broader range of third-party applications are now available through the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 to expand flexibility and impact for fleet managers More

Chevin Launches New Software Navigation Updates

Chevin clients can now seamlessly navigate across its entire fleet management software thanks to an updated search facility and new keyboard shortcuts. The updates are the latest in a series of user experience improvements to […] More

Buyers Products Unveils SaltDogg Medium-duty MDS Combination Dump Spreader

Buyers Products, a leading manufacturer of work truck equipment, reveals a new addition to its popular line of MDS series combination dump spreaders. More

Felling Trailers, Inc. Announces Beneficiary of 2019 Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailers will host its seventh annual Trailer for a Cause online auction of an FT-3 Utility trailer to benefit a nonprofit organization. Felling Trailers’ goal is to bring awareness to various nonprofits that are […] More

Mack Defense Introduces M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck at Showcase for Commerce

Mack Defense will display its M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT) with an armored cab for the first time in public during this year’s 29th annual Showcase for Commerce, a nationally renowned business and industry trade […] More

Coxreels Introduces a Product Enhancement for 1.25-inch and 1.5-inch SLPL Spring-driven Models

Coxreels introduces a product enhancement to the spring-driven 1.25-inch and 1.5-inch SLPL models. Prior to this update, these models of the SLPL came standard with Coxreels’ aluminum inline swivel. Optional on all of these models […] More

Lightning Systems Introduces Generation 2 Model of its All-electric Ford Transit Powertrain

Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, announced the introduction of a longer-range, higher-speed, Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system for the Ford Transit. GEN 2 The Lightning […] More

Venturo Introduces Crane Selector Web Tool

Venturo®, producer of truck- and van-equipped cranes, released a new finder on its website to assist in the selection of service cranes. The Crane Selector uses gross vehicle weight, necessary boom length, and maximum load […] More

HUB GROUP LAUNCHES ENHANCED END-TO-END VISIBILITY WITH REAL-TIME SHIPMENT-LEVEL ETAS

Improved visibility and accuracy allow for real-time arrival data access via Connect customer platform, API, or EDI feeds More

Link Introduces 105k Triton Tri-drive Air Suspension as Latest Addition to Heavy Vocational Line

Link Manufacturing’s ultra-high-capacity Triton Tri-Drive Air Suspension can be line installed and sets a new industry standard for capacity, durability, roll stability, articulation, and overall performance. More

FELLING TRAILERS SUPPORTS ROBOTICS TEAMS

Fanning the flame of innovation in our youth is the responsibility of every company, especially those in the manufacturing trades. As we see many of today’s skilled tradesmen/women moving closer toward retirement, we as an […] More

COMMERCIAL TRUCK TRADER DEBUTS MOBILE APP WITH MARKET’S FASTEST SEARCH

Uses artificial intelligence to ensure the industry’s most accurate upfit information More

MERITOR TO ACQUIRE AXLETECH, ENHANCING GROWTH PLATFORM IN OFF-HIGHWAY, DEFENSE AND AFTERMARKET SEGMENTS

Complementary product portfolio to accelerate global sales and deliver differentiated value proposition to customers More

Autocar Trucks Launches New DC-64R ‘Always Up’ Conventional Truck

Autocar® Trucks announced the launch of the Autocar DC-64R, a completely new conventional truck purpose-built from the ground-up for severe-duty refuse applications. Autocar’s guiding mission is to build trucks to be “Always Up,” that is, […] More

International Truck Showcases Refuse Products, Diamond Partner Program at Waste Expo

This week at the 2019 Waste Expo, International Truck is showcasing its recently announced Diamond Partner Program as well as two leading-edge International® HV™ Series refuse products, including one painted pink to raise awareness and […] More

Cooper Tire Launches New Severe Series Tire for Construction Trucks

Cooper Tire has announced the availability of a new mixed service wide base all-position (WBA) tire as part of its Cooper® SEVERE Series™ lineup. The Cooper SEVERE Series WBA provides long miles to removal while […] More

Coretex Enhances Smart Waste Solution for Cities, Waste Haulers

A comprehensive smart waste fleet management solution for a safer, greener, and more productive industry More

Bimbo Bakeries USA Orders Motiv’s All-electric EPIC Chassis Equipped Step Vans

Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric medium-duty fleet chassis for buses and trucks, announces a five-vehicle purchase order from Bimbo Bakeries USA, the US business of Mexico City-based Grupo Bimbo. The vehicles […] More

AMSOIL Offers 5 More Products in its Easy-pack

AMSOIL expands its easy-pack product offerings to include five new products previously available only in traditional plastic quart containers. The innovative easy-pack allows for improved maneuverability and access to tough-to-reach fill holes. This results in […] More

Allison Transmission Reveals Fully Integrated Electric Propulsion System for Commercial Trucks

At the Advanced Clean Technology (ACT) Expo, Allison Transmission, a global leader in medium- and heavy-duty propulsion solutions for commercial vehicles, introduced the new AXE Series, one of the most powerful e-axle systems for medium- and […] More

TechOn-SITE Mobile Maintenance Answers Industry Need

TravelCenters of America LLC answers the call to provide more comprehensive heavy truck maintenance and repair services for fleet equipment that is idle with TechOn-SITE™. Trucks today are more complex than ever, equipped with advanced […] More

Allison Transmission Acquires Vantage Power and AxleTech’s Electronic Vehicle Systems Division

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, announced that it purchased Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle (EV) systems division. Allison Transmission has a more than 103-year […] More

Coxreels Offers New Options for the Vacuum Series Reel

Coxreels V-100 Series product has been improved and is now offered with hose. With a redesigned fluid path, the V-100 Series features improved O-ring sealing for greater vacuum consistency and performance in addition to a […] More

Analysis Indicates Top 25 US Cities Could Save an Average of 37% on Fuel Costs by Switching to Electric Vehicles and Buses

A recent white paper by AMPLY Power reveals that 25 of America’s largest metropolitan areas could save an average of 37 percent on fuel costs by electrifying their bus and light-duty vehicle fleets. Additionally, well-managed electric fleets […] More

Teletrac Navman Director Prioritized for FedRAMP Authorization

Teletrac Navman, a global software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that leverages location-based technology for GPS tracking solutions, in partnership with its subsidiary, Fleet Management Solutions (FMS), today announced their DIRECTOR® product platform was granted a Provisional Authority to […] More

Redesigned PACCAR Powertrain Website Aids Kenworth Customers

The redesigned PACCAR Powertrain website aids Kenworth customers in their search for the latest product information on PACCAR engines, PACCAR transmissions, and PACCAR axles. The website features new engine and powertrain videos and updated literature supported […] More

Stertil-Koni Celebrates Record Results, Showcases Product Innovation at 23rd Annual Distributor Meeting

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni recently celebrated record results at its 23rd Annual Distributors Meeting, held in historic Annapolis, Maryland. There, at a four-day event themed “Together We Prosper,” the company showcased product enhancements, new technologies and spotlighted […] More

Miller Introduces Gas Model of EnPak A30GBW, Updates to Bobcat 200 Air Pak Power Systems for Work Trucks

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, a leading worldwide manufacturer of Miller® brand arc welding equipment, introduces the new gas model of its EnPak A30GBW all-in-one power system and an enhanced gas model of its Bobcat 200 […] More

Bridgestone Expands its Fuel-efficient Commercial Truck Tire Portfolio with Ecopia Steer Tire

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) announced the launch of the all-new Bridgestone R284 Ecopia tire, a SmartWay® verified steer tire designed for improved fuel economy and enhanced treadwear. Engineered for premium performance in long-haul and regional service, the […] More

Winter Equipment Offers Universal Spinner for Superior Snow and Ice Treatment Spreading

Winter Equipment, an established name in the municipal snow and ice management industry, offers its universal spinner that provides superior spreading of snow and ice treatments.  Constructed of durable, high-quality polyurethane, the universal spinner measures […] More

Metso Launches Hybrid Truck Body with Unmatched Payload and Wear Life

At Bauma 2019, Metso is showcasing the expansion of its product portfolio into new territory. The Metso Truck Body is a groundbreaking innovation that combines the benefits of rubber and high structural strength steel, enabling […] More

Isuzu Announces Craft Beer Truck

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc, distributor of America’s best-selling low cab forward trucks, announced the development of a craft beer truck in collaboration with Supreme, Delivery Concepts, Inc, and Bottle Logic (an Anaheim-based craft […] More

Jasper Expands Remanufactured Ford F-650 Transmission Line

Jasper Engines and Transmissions, a leader in remanufactured products, announces the expanded availability of its remanufactured Ford F-650 FWD and AWD transmissions. “The Solenoid pack of this unit is hydraulically and electronically tested on a […] More

AxleTech Collaborates with Agility Fuel Solutions for Battery Technology in Commercial Vehicle Electric Powertrains

Dedicated to providing a complete, integrated electric powertrain solution for commercial vehicles, AxleTech entered into a strategic agreement with Agility Fuel Solutions, the leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial […] More

Cooper Tire Named Most Valuable Partner by Dickinson Fleet Services

Cooper Tire was named Most Valuable Partner (MVP) of the Year by Dickinson Fleet Services (DFS). The award was presented to the Cooper commercial truck tire team, which supplies DFS with Roadmaster® truck and bus radial (TBR) tires […] More

Fontaine and Daycab Company Introduce Extended Cab Option for International HX Series

Fontaine Modification Company and Daycab Company are offering a new extended cab option for International HX Series trucks that adds 8 inches of interior space to the rear of the cab. This cab expansion gives drivers additional […] More

Shur-Co’s SMARTechnology Lineup Expands with Release of New Product

Shur-Co® announces the expansion of its SMARTechnology™ product family with the addition of the Shur-Co Service Truck Power Kit.  The Service Truck Power Kit is an assembled power kit that connects to an existing power […] More

Navistar Announces New Initiatives to Further Drive Customer Uptime

Demonstrating its relentless commitment to maximize customer uptime, Navistar announced new initiatives that enhance customers’ ability to keep their trucks on the road and improve their bottom line. To expedite parts deliveries to customers, Navistar […] More

KeepTruckin Extends Smart Dashcam Capabilities with New Machine Learning Features

KeepTruckin, a leading fleet management platform, announced a new suite of safety features that are designed to seamlessly integrate with the KeepTruckin Smart Dashcam. The expansion of its safety platform includes video recall, video annotation, in-app driver coaching, […] More

New Subscription Options Makes ‘Lifting it Right’ Vehicle Lift Safety Training More Accessible and Affordable

It’s easier than ever to make sure every technician in a shop receives training on the proper use of vehicle lifts. Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), is now offering an annual subscription option for its popular “Lifting […] More

SPARTAN MOTORS’ UTILIMASTER BRAND UNVEILS TWO NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE FLEET CONCEPTS AND LAST MILE DELIVERY GROCERY TRUCK BODY AT 2019 WORK TRUCK SHOW

Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services (“Spartan”), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc., which goes to market under the Utilimaster®, Spartan Upfit Services, and Strobes-R-Us go-to-market brands, introduced three new vehicle platforms at The Association for the Work […] More