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Jun 2, 2020 – One Equity Partners announced its portfolio company, The W.W. Williams Company, LLC completed the acquisition of Auto Safety House LLC (Phoenix, Arizona).
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Jun 2, 2020 – TODCO, Transportation Division of Overhead Door Corporation, (Marion, Ohio) announced John Burger was hired as director of fleet and aftermarket sales.
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Jun 2, 2020 – ASA Electronics (Elkhart, Indiana) introduced the new Voyager CVRPS14 Rear Sensor System.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Muncie Power Products (Muncie, Indiana) announced Alan Jones as the new senior executive director of engineering. As the senior executive director of engineering, Jones is a member of the executive team and will ultimately serve as the company’s lead
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Jun 2, 2020 – NTEA recently congratulated AutoPort and Wil-Ro as the newest members of its MVP.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Eberhard Manufacturing (Cleveland, Ohio) has undergone an update to the “Globe Circle E” logo the company has used for more than 15 years.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Allison Transmission (Indianapolis, Indiana) announced a collaboration with LHP Telematics, an industry leader in creating custom white label telematics solutions focused on OEMs and dealer networks.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Dakota Fluid Power Inc. (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) announced have added the Rapid City, South Dakota and West Fargo, North Dakota branches to the list of authorized Parker Truck Hydraulic Centers (THC).
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Jun 2, 2020 – The Construction Education Trust (CET) Apprenticeship Training School has been training skilled laborers in southeast Michigan for more than 30 years.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck-Lite Co., LLC (Falconer, New York) added the Model 60 Stop/Turn/Tail & Back-up Combination Lamp to its 60 Series line.
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Jun 2, 2020 – More and more users are shifting their internet access methods from desktop to mobile. iMIS can help you keep up with this change with the new mobile-optimized design.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Ridewell Suspensions (Springfield, Missouri) added Robert Cummings to the engineering team as a design engineer.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Ridewell Suspensions (Springfield, Missouri) introduced the 20K and 25K Low Mount Trailer Suspensions for the RAR-266 product family.
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Jun 2, 2020 – XL (Boston, Massachusetts) acquired the electrification division of Quantum Fuel Systems, and appointed Dimitri Kazarinoff as its new CEO.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck-Lite Co., LLC (Falconer, New York) announced Genstar Capital has made a significant investment in Truck-Lite, a leader provider of safety lighting, filtration systems and telematics services for commercial vehicles.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Mack Trucks is getting into the medium-duty business, announcing an all-new Mack MD series of medium-duty trucks, with production to start in July in a new manufacturing facility in Roanoke Valley, Virginia.
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Jun 2, 2020 – WABCO signed a long-term cooperation agreement with Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in intuitive motion control, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc. (IMT) (Garner, Iowa) announced the addition of John Swart to the IMT global purchasing and supply chain team, where he’ll serve as the purchasing manager.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Miller Electric Mfg. Co. (Appleton, Wisconsin) launched the new T94 Series welding helmets, designed to reduce neck strain and fatigue, while improving operator comfort, visibility and productivity.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Mickey Truck Bodies designed a new refrigerated van body featuring thermal-efficient composite panels on the roof, walls and floor designed to maintain the inside temperature from 0 degrees to 32 degrees F more efficiently than conventional panels.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Eaton (Galesburg, Michigan) announced it has been named Supplier of the Year by PACCAR Parts for the second consecutive year for its aftermarket operations in Mexico and Latin America.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Early reports on Class 8 truck orders for the month of August show a modest increase compared to July, but as manufacturers open up slots for 2020, it seems that fleets are in no hurry to fill them.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Muncie Power Products Inc. (Muncie, Indiana) announced updates to the 82 Series, CS40/41 Series and CS10/11 Series power take-offs.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Safe Fleet Holdings LLC (Belton, Missouri) entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners. Under the terms of the agreement, Oak Hill will acquire the Company from its current owner, The Sterling Group.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Jerr-Dan Corporation introduced its first-ever financing program, Jerr-Dan Financial Solutions. Through this program, distributors can now provide financing directly to their customers from Jerr-Dan on new and used Jerr-Dan equipment.
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Jun 2, 2020 – SEA Electric (Los Angeles, California) announces it is first to market with deployment of 100% electric tipper truck. The new electric tipper truck will be deployed in Australia at a local city council.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Eaton (Galesbury, Michigan) announced the availability of its FLEX Reman transmissions in the Canadian marketplace for the first time.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Jeff Sather accepted the position of president and chief executive officer of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, a Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Buyers Products (Mentor, Ohio) announced Chris Boozer will assume the position of district sales manager for North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. (Exeter, Pennyslvania) welcomed RJS Racing Equipment Inc. and GearWrench Tools to its speed and performance and tools and equipment line card.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Muncie Power Products Inc. (Muncie, Indiana) announced the return of Salvatore Knieriem as the company’s market specialist for the refuse industry.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group agreed to join forces in an effort to speed up the development, establishment and acceptance of fuel cell vehicles.
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Jun 2, 2020 – New for the 2017 model year, FUSO FE and FG Series trucks is an optional collision avoidance system from Mobileye Inc.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) announced a new all-electric low cab forward model for commercial and government fleets in the Class 6 segment.
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Jun 2, 2020 – ASA Electronics (Elkhart, Indiana) is celebrating 40 years since they opened their doors in the heart of the RV world in Elkhart, Indiana.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Drive Products (Mississauga, Ontario) announced the addition of Omar B. Sandlin II as vice president of business development, United States.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Information on FMVSS 111 rear view camera requirements
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Jun 2, 2020 – Peterson Manufacturing Company (Grandview, Missouri) launched its newly-updated website at pmlights.com.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Morgan Olson (Sturgis, Michigan) was issued a new patent (United States Patent No. 10,081,321 B2) for their new “Spring-Back” front bumper design.
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Jun 2, 2020 – J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers (Somerset, Pennsylvania) announced they have been awarded Patent. No. US 9,643,526 B2 for their horizontal ejection technology.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Bosch announced a new HDS 200 heavy duty scan tool, which the company said is designed to be an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution for technicians working on Class 4-8 trucks.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Business Accelerants (Sherwood, Oregon) is offering NTEA members a free webinar on learning the secrets to the value for their company on Oct. 24.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Monroe Truck Equipment (MTE) (Monroe, Wisconsin) announced the approval of a Ford Ranger Ship Thru program for MTE’s Flint, Michigan facility (Order code: 31M D9L).
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Jun 2, 2020 – Terex Utilities (Watertown, South Dakota) announced The Edge online training curriculum, offering a convenient, self-paced training tool for operators seeking to document their understanding of Aerial Device and Digger Derrick operation.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Electric truck specialist Motiv Power Systems (Foster City, California) landed a seven-vehicle contract with the U.S. Postal Service. The first of the Class 4 medium-duty vans began service late last year.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Daimler Trucks North America, along with its component brand Detroit, unveiled the new Detroit™ DD8™ Medium-Duty Engine. Aimed at the vocational truck markets the Detroit DD8 is a 7.7L in-Line 6-Cylinder medium-duty engine.
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Jun 2, 2020 – SuperSprings International Inc. (Carpinteria, California) introduced SuperSprings for the rear and Coil SumoSprings for the front of 2015-2017 RAM ProMaster vans.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Reyco Granning (Mt. Vernon, Missouri) announce the promotion of John Hinz to vice president of engineering, reporting to John Stuart.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice for public hearing and comment. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has notified EPA it adopted a series of amendments to its on-highway heavy-duty vehicle and engine regulations.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Morgan Truck Bodies (Morgantown, Pennsylvania) and CellTech Metals announced an exclusive development agreement to integrate structural CellTech wall panels and all metal sandwich floor systems into Morgan’s fleet of dry freight truck bodies.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Wheels, Inc. (Des Plaines, Illinois) announced Canfield Equipment as the recipient of its 2017 Up-fit Supplier of the Year Award for performance excellence, exemplary service and innovation.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Fontaine Modification Fleet Services has moved its Laredo, Texas, modification center 14 miles down the road to a new 27,000-square-foot facility adjacent to TruckMovers, a yard management and third-party logistics service provider.
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Jun 2, 2020 – SuperSprings International Inc. (Carpinteria, California) introduced various new SumoSprings to support snowplow and ballast equipped quarter-ton, half-ton, and one-ton pickup truck applications.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Crestline Coach (Saskatchewan, Canada) announced the recent addition of the Crestline manufactured Patient Transport Unit to its portfolio of specialty vehicle solutions.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Omaha Standard Palfinger (OSP) (Council Bluffs, Iowa) announced the appointment of John Strempfer as regional sales manager - Northeastern territory.
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Jun 2, 2020 – SuperSprings International (Carpinteria, California) announced the SuperSprings Product Finder, a new search engine to help distributors, upfitters and end-user customers research and see all the front and rear suspension upgrade options available.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Workhorse Group Inc. announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a notice of allowance for the HorseFly Truck Launched Drone Package Delivery System patent application.
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Jun 2, 2020 – March retail truck sales showed big month-to-month gains across the board, but the market will be increasingly challenged to keep up with the torrid pace set in 2018.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Ford (Dearborn, Michigan) introduced the STX Appearance Package for 2017 F-150 and Super Duty trucks.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Stellar Industries Inc. (Garner, Iowa) announced Kevin Harmon as the new mid-south regional sales manager. Harmon has 15 years of service accumulated at Stellar.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Wabash National made various Meritor products standard or preferred options on its dry and refrigerated van trailers, Meritor said, strengthening the company’s position as a supplier to the trailer industry.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Diesel Laptops (Lexington, South Carolina) launched of the first industry-wide and free app for diagnostic trouble codes. This is in addition to their website version, TruckFaultCodes.com.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Mack Trucks' low-entry refuse cabover, the Mack LR, is being offered in a 4x2 configuration as a lighter, more maneuverable option for refuse collection.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Alliance AutoGas (Swannonoa, North Carolina) will be unveiling its latest technology at the 20th Anniversary Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana. AAG will have their new aftermarket autogas system on display in a 2020 Ford F250 7.3 8v.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Henderson Products (Manchester, Iowa) announced their Illinois installation and distribution center moved to Huntley, Illinois.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck-Lite Co. LLC (Falconer, New York) announced its exclusive partnership with NanoMech Industries, a world leader in nanotechnology innovation.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Mitchell 1 (Poway, California) announced the Manager SE Truck Edition shop management system has been enhanced with new text-messaging capabilities through its MessageCenter feature.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Western Products (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) introduced the PRO PLUS HD straight blade plow and key enhancements of the WIDE-OUT adjustable wing plows.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Carrier Transicold (Athens, Georgia) launched its innovative Vector™ 8611MT multi-temperature trailer refrigeration unit. Designed trailers are split lengthwise with a center dividing wall, creating two refrigerated compartments.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Muncie Power Products Inc. (Muncie, Indiana) announced availability of pre-wet packages for all truck sizes.
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Jun 2, 2020 – With industry talent at a premium, companies are seeking resources on recruiting, retaining and engaging the next generation of employees.
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Jun 2, 2020 – VIPAR Heavy Duty (Crystal Lake, Illinois) announced Thermo King of Central California joined the VIPAR Heavy Duty network of distributor stockholders.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Vanair (Michigan City, Indiana) announced the retirement of Al Keithley, after After 13 years working as the director of operations and then as vice president of vehicle integration.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck-Lite Co. LLC (Falconer, New York) has added the 44 Series Stop/Turn/Tail & Back-up Combination Lamp to its current 44 Series offerings.
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Jun 2, 2020 – United Truck Bodies (Phoenix, Arizona) unveiled the new safety features and improvements for its utility bodies in 2020. Taking into account customer’s needs, they added some extra necessary components.
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Jun 2, 2020 – TRANSIT Truck Bodies Inc. (Laval, Quebec) announces its 40th anniversary in 2018. In 40 years, more than 50,000 truck bodies came out of its factory.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. (Ooltewah, Tennessee) announced a new longer version of their heavy-duty Century 9055 integrated wrecker- the 9055XL.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition has announced its Green Fleet Leadership Award winners for 2017. They are companies and government agencies leading in the adoption of alternative fuels and clean-vehicle technologies for their fleets.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck-Lite Co LLC (Falconer, New York) appointed David McKean to the position of executive vice president of business development. McKean began his career with General Motors in 1983.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The Eaton Vehicle Group’s aftermarket division recently reached a distribution agreement with Bezares SA to become the North American master distributor of its mobile power hydraulic portfolio.
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Jun 2, 2020 – BrandFX (Fort Worth, Texas) launched the lightweight, high-strength EverLast composite service bodies are available for 40”, 56”, 60”, 84” cable-to-axle trucks.
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Jun 2, 2020 – ASA Electronics (Elkhart, Indiana) is updating the Voyager product line with the VOM718 7-inch LCD Observation Monitor.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Muncie Power Products Inc. (Muncie, Indiana) named Mike Rasnick as the new director - zone sales team.
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Jun 2, 2020 – LINE-X (Huntsville, Alabama) launched a new service offering complete light- and medium-duty work truck upfitting with a quick turnaround.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Daimler Trucks North America has made spec’ing the Freightliner M2 106 medium-duty truck even easier with a new online configurator tool.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Peterson Manufacturing (Grandview, Missouri) introduced the 5600 Timer Box Switch, a new system for controlling interior cargo lights with push-button ease and timed convenience.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hyva Corp (Bensonville, Illinois) announced a crane solution for vehicle recovery, simple, but effective, and ideal for situations where it is impossible for conventional recovery trucks to reach.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck-Lite Co LLC (Falconer, New York) regretfully announces the passing of senior vice president and chief technology officer Bradley C. Van Riper after a brief battle with cancer.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Steve Spata and Susan Dehne stook attendees on what Spata called an "enchanted journey" that would make the regulatory language easier to understand.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck Bodies and Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI), a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation (Lake Crystal, Minnesota) announced Jason LaPlante was named vice president of product and service technology.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Eby Truck Bodies (Blue Ball, Pennsylvania) announced Ford Motor Company awarded drop-ship codes to four Eby facilities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa and South Dakota.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Allison Transmission (Indianapolis, Indiana) announced the Allison 1000 Series and 2000 Series are the exclusive fully automatic transmissions for the newly introduced International CV Series vocational trucks.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Wasatch Fleet Service (Salt Lake City, Utah) announced it was awarded a bailment pool by FCA Group (Ram). This will allow Wasatch to bring in vehicles directly from Ram from the Bailment allocation.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Superior Signals Inc. (SSI) (Olathe, Kansas) introduced the new 800 LED series to their substantial selection of strobes. The new series features 11 built-in flash patterns, six LEDs per head, and a five-year warranty.
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Jun 2, 2020 – American consumer confidence rebounded this month to the highest level since November after drooping in June. The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index rose to 135.7 in July from 124.3 in June.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Link Manufacturing (Sioux Center, Iowa) announced it will unveil details of its newly updated and improved 20K self-steer suspension in booth 2019 at The Work Truck Show 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Jun 2, 2020 – ARBOC Specialty Vehicles LLC (Middlebury, Indiana) introduced a new medium-duty rail product, the Spirit of Equess.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Rostra Precision Controls Inc. (Laurinburg, North Carolina) introduced the all-new 260-2070 2D1 PAR 56 replacement LED headlamp.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Electric truck developer Motiv Power Systems (Foster City, California) developed a new unified battery controller that can cut costs, increase cargo capacity and speed up the build process for trucks based on its medium-duty EPIC chassis.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Allison Transmission (Indianapolis, Indiana) announced, in partnership with Freightliner Trucks, the launch of the new Allison 3414 Regional Haul Series™ (RHS) transmission.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Daimler plans to introduce two new electric commercial vehicles into the U.S. in the next few years, it announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc. (IMT) (Garner, Iowa) adds Derek Smuck and Jeff Nelson to sales team.
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Jun 2, 2020 – M&K Truck Centers (Byron Center, Michigan) announced their newly-acquired dealership in Flint, Michigan, is now an authorized Mack Truck dealer. The dealership opened as M&K Truck Centers on August 14, 2018, offering the Volvo and Isuzu brands.
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Jun 2, 2020 – PalFleet Truck Equipment (PalFleet) (Tiffin, Ohio) recently established a centralized management team and three focused divisions within the organization to best serve their customers: truck equipment, material handling and service.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Peterson Manufacturing (Grandview, Missouri) announced Al Anderson was named the company’s new vice president of sales and marketing, effective April 1, 2020.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Timbren Industries (Toronto, Canada) recently introduced a Timbren SES upgrade - part # GMRCK15MR - for the rear suspension on the new 2017-19 Chevrolet and GMC 1500 pickup with MagneRide.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Ryder System, Inc. announced that it will become the exclusive sales channel partner and service provider for Chanje.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Optronics International (Tulsa, Oklahoma) released the new Fusion Thinline surface-mount LED combination stop, tail, turn and backup lamp.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Mickey Truck Bodies (High Point, North Carolina) launched Mickey Fleet Services, a one-stop fleet services company dedicated to helping customers keep their fleets on the road.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Equipements TWIN Inc (Anjou, Quebec) launched its brand new galvanized sidewalk trailer/spreader combo unit.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Fisher Engineering (Rockland, Maine) introduced their next generation of XLS Expandable Wing Plows, as well as the new HC Heavy Contractor straight blade plows.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Triple C Inc. (Sabetha, Kansas) introduced the HydraBed Reel Lift. Recently, HydraBed has taken its expertise in livestock equipment and applied their unique designs to the construction industry with the introduction of the Reel Lift.
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Jun 2, 2020 – InterMotive Vehicle Controls (Auburn, California) and FCA announced a partnership to provide an Officer Protection Package free of charge on all 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit law enforcement vehicles.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck-Lite Co. LLC (Falconer, New York) recently debuted into the telematics market with the Road Ready™ trailer monitoring and communication system.
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Jun 2, 2020 – M.H. Eby (Blue Ball, Pennsylvania) announced F & S Supply Company, Inc. of South Abington Township, Pennsylvania, is now an authorized distributor of EBY Trailers and Truck Bodies.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Karmak Inc. (Carlinville, Illinois) partnered with Interstate Truck Center (ITC), a multi-location dealership in California, to host a user group meeting for companies running Fusion.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Vanair (Michigan City, Indiana) announced Tim Worman joined as product manager.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Whelen Engineering (Chester, Connecticut) introduced several new products designed for optimal intensity and dependability, keeping emergency response professionals and the public safe at every scene.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Brake and Equipment Company (Butler, Wisconsin) and Auto Brake Clutch and Gear joined forces to offer a comprehensive portfolio of services and equipment for truck fleets and operators in the Southeast, Wisconsin region.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Transfer Flow Inc. (Chico, California) introduced a 50-gallon high-capacity midship replacement tank for 2018–19 Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel crew cab short bed trucks.
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Jun 2, 2020 – VMAC (Nanaimo, British Columbia) won the Industrial Manufacturer Business of the Year award at the 2018 Business Excellence Awards.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Future Line Manufacturing (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) announced the opening of its new 18,000-square-foot facility, designed and equipped to manufacture Future Line’s rapidly expanding line of aluminum truck bodies.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Maintainer Corporation of Iowa Inc. (Sheldon, Iowa) the addition of a new 30’ hydraulic crane to its innovative line of work truck cranes. The new H8530 telescopic crane has a maximum lift capacity of 8,500 pounds.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hendrickson (Itasca, Illinois) announced availability of a 48,000 pound tandem front air suspension and axle system and a 60,000 pound capacity tandem rear air suspension.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced two key transitions in the senior leadership of channel marketing and corporate communications for the company.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The North American Council for Freight Efficiency’s second guidance report on electric trucks finds many unknowns — and opportunities for electric vehicles in the freight world.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Allison Transmission (Indianapolis, Indiana) announced Thomas Built Built Buses exclusively selected the Allison 2500 automatic transmission for its new Safe-T-Liner® C2 propane autogas school bus.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hercules Manufacturing Company (Henderson, Kentucky) hired Ben Boles as an inside sales representative.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Work Truck Solutions (Chico, California) announced it completed a Series B Preferred Stock financing round of $5 million. The company is the industry leader in the commercial truck inventory solutions market.
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Jun 2, 2020 – VT Hackney, Inc. (Washington, North Carolina) hired Tracy Bowen as southwest district sales manager responsible for the Kidron refrigerated truck body and trailer product lines covering Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma.
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Jun 2, 2020 – U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in July saw their largest drop in almost seven years, Ward's Auto reports, and it was a similar story for sales in Canada.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Newly-appointed NTEA President Adam Keane understands the important link between the Canadian and U.S. trucking industries, and believes that relationship is about to get even stronger.
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Jun 2, 2020 – SAF-HOLLAND (Muskegon, Michigan) earned the PACCAR 10 PPM Quality Award for 2019, the 4th year receiving the distinguished award for its Canadian manufacturing facility in Woodstock, Ontario.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Allied Body Works (Seattle, Washington) announced personnel promotions to newly-created positions.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Kussmaul Electronics (West Sayville, New York) released the easy-to-mount universal indicator displaying current battery voltage.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Westin Automotive Products, Inc. (San Dimas, California) announced it is in the process of acquiring specific assets, IP rights and brand name of Superwinch Group, located in Portland, Oregon.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) entered into a partnership with Plug Power Inc. to offer the world's first electric, fuel cell-powered Class 6 trucks capable of supporting middle-mile delivery logistics between warehouses and dist. centers.
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Jun 2, 2020 – In the beginning, some 80 years ago, Bert Gregoire started building trucks for farmers along the Red River in upper Minnesota/North Dakota.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Understanding the many industry acronyms and terms can be overwhelming. This quick guide can get you up to speed on some of the most important terms and meanings.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Reading Truck Group (Reading, Pennsylvania) will unveil its newly-redesigned Aluminum Classic II service body and a brand new Master Mechanic crane body.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Eberhard Manufacturing (Cleveland, Ohio) was recently recognized by PACCAR through receipt of their prestigious 10 PPM Supplier Quality Award for 2019.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Muncie Power Products (Muncie, Indiana) introduced a new power take-off option – Muncie Start. It reduces startup torque for high-inertia loads, allowing for a smooth engagement of the PTO.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Ridewell Suspensions (Springfield, Missouri) released a new series of short track axles that can easily be configured with Automatic Tire Inflation Systems.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Utility Equipment Service Inc. (UES) (Spring Hill, Tennessee) announced a new dealership agreement with Builtrite™ Manufacturing based in Two Harbors, Minnesota.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Terex Utilities (Watertown, South Dakota) debuted a redesigned A650-30 auger drill. The new auger drill features enhanced control systems and a hydrostatic drive transmission for easier operation and productivity.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Flaps Up (Riva, Maryland) introduced the patented FLAPS-UP® automatic mud flap lift system, designed with the fleet and owner/operator in mind.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Stellar Industries Inc. (Garner, Iowa) announced the addition of Curry Supply in Gilbert, Arizona, to their growing distribution network.
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Jun 2, 2020 – NTEA Director of Technical Services Bob Raybuck wrote an article for the June 2017 issue of Modern Work Truck Solutions on specifications.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Peterbilt announced that its medium-duty Models 337 and 348 will now be available with the Bendix Wingman Advanced safety system.
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Jun 2, 2020 – It’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from March focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Bonnell Industries Inc (Dixon, Illinois) announced they were awarded a contract in the snow and ice handling equipment category through Sourcewell. The contract number is 080818-BNL.
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Jun 2, 2020 – BOSS Industries LLC (LaPorte, Indiana) announced that Caleb Pontius was promoted to vice president of sales. Pontius adds more 14 years of sales experience in the truck equipment and utility industry.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Retail sales of medium and heavy trucks were up slightly in May, although the year-to-date total continues to lag due to the weaker Class 8 market, according to figures compiled by WardsAuto.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc. (IMT) (Garner, Iowa) launched their revamped website at imt.com. The redeveloped site enhances user experience and information access.
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Jun 2, 2020 – International Truck (Lisle, Illinois) announced the standard availability of air disc brakes for the International® HV™ Series and HX® Series models.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Peterbilt announced that the Paccar Automatic Transmission is now available as an option with Paccar MX-11 diesel engines.
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Jun 2, 2020 – InterMotive Vehicle Controls (Auburn, California) augmented its Break Out Box product with an enhanced version, BOBe™. Break Out Box is a multi-access hub for CAN bus connections to help reduce compatibility issues on the network.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Allison Transmission partners with the U.S. Army’s Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command to provide the Allison X200-4A propulsion solution for the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier family of vehicles.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Holman Parts Distribution (Pennsauken, New Jersey) has been named among the Phase I winners of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Battery Recycling Prize.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Superior Signals Inc. (Olathe, Kansas) announced the addition of a new LED beacon series. The SY22059 series is a high profile beacon available in either permanent or magnetic mount options.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Superior Signals Inc. (Olathe, Kansas) introduced the new dual color strobes in the ML2 LED, ML5 LED and ML55 LED series.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Orders of classes 5-7 vehicles fell 1.5% to 19,500 units in October compared to a year ago, as the medium-duty truck market has remained steady for the past two years, according to ACT Research.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Manufacturers Council of Small School Buses (MCSSB) was formed 15 years ago as an NTEA affiliate division.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Lightning Hybrids (Loveland, Colorado) announced Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska has taken delivery of its first two hydraulic hybrid vehicles.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. (Exeter, Pennsylvania) welcomed Motul Oil to its speed and performance line card.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Work Truck Solutions (Chico, California) announced Bernie Brenner joined their board of directors. His extensive experience in automotive and mature market disruption will provide the company with key strategic guidance.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Aspen Equipment (Bloomington, Minnesota) announced the decision to focus resources and energies on the production and service of new railroad truck equipment.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Work Truck Solutions (Chico, California) partnered with Skillo, a Learning Management System, to offer dealerships interactive, online training on how to run their commercial business better and sell more trucks.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Barko Hydraulics (Superior, Wisconsin) will be attending the annual Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 4-6, 2020. Barko invites conference attendees to visit the Barko team at booth 5966.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Utility Equipment Service Inc. (Spring Hill, Tennessee) announced an ownership change effective the end of March 2017.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. announced production of its all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment—the 2018 Isuzu FTR—will begin in May of this year. The company made the announcement The Work Truck Show 2017.
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Jun 2, 2020 – InterMotive Vehicle Controls (Auburn, California) has expanded its partnership with PRIDE Industries to build an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance product.
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Jun 2, 2020 – VT Hackney (Washington, North Carolina) announced it's one of a select group of companies awarded a prototype contract under the United States Postal Service's (USPS) Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) Acquisition Program.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Masterack (Decatur, Georgia) announced the addition of three key leadership roles, including vice president of engineering, director of fleet sales, and director of marketing and product development.
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Jun 2, 2020 – VMAC (Nanaimo, British Columbia) announced the launch of its DTM70 PTO driven rotary screw air compressor for the Ford F-250 to F-550 Super Duty 6.7L Power Stroke diesel 4x2 and 4x4 work truck.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Link Manufacturing (Sioux Center, Iowa) announced it hired Anthony Ermitage as OEM account manager. Ermitage will be responsible for developing Link’s sales relationships with fire truck, crane, and other commercial vehicle OEMs.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. (Lee's Summit, Missouri) announces the patent-pending Genesis Adjustable Door Grabbers offering numerous advantages of many competitive door holdback products on the market.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The D86 is a new ANSI 10.31 digger derrick from Elliott Equipment. Like its predecessors, the D115 and D105, the D86 is specifically designed for transmission and heavy-duty construction projects.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Eastern Wrecker Sales Inc (Clayton, North Carolina) celebrates 50 years of business in 2019. The company was founded founded in 1969 by Billy Kornegay and Worden Price, and is still owned and operated by the same two men.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Mickey Truck Bodies (High Point, North Carolina) announced plans to break ground on a 20,000-square-foot liftgate installation facility.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Odyne Systems, LLC (Pewaukee, Wisconsin) announced it has raised initial funds of a financing round, highlighted by an investment from Arenberg Holdings, LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Manufacturing in the U.S. unexpectedly contracted in August for the first time in six months amid slumping orders and production that raise concern of renewed industrial weakness.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Allison Transmission plans to release the first 9-speed fully automatic transmission in 2020, offering fuel savings and available to help meet the next round of greenhouse gas emissions standards.
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Jun 2, 2020 – A federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction on November 22 to block implementation of the Department of Labor’s upcoming changes to the overtime regulations.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Ridewell Suspensions (Springfield, Missouri) announced the availability of a pre-plumbed, factory integrated air tank kit option for the self-steering RSS-233 8K, 10K, and 13K suspension systems.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hiniker Company (Mankato, Minnesota) introduced its new 3600 Series Skid Steer Snow Pushers, available in 96- and 120-inch widths.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Vanair (Michigan City, Indiana) announces the addition of Jonathan Kokot as director of service, warranty, and training; Gabby Gearheart in the engineering department; and Marcus Thoreson as senior design engineer.
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Jun 2, 2020 – January through March is a busy time for work truck suppliers as they roll out new models and technology.
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Jun 2, 2020 – LGS Group (Incline Village, Nevada) announced Jerry Eckel was hired as national sales manager for work truck products.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hercules Mfg. Co (Henderson, Kentucky) added Alexa Bowling as human resources/safey manager. Bowling previously worked at Kenco Logistics as HR manager/safety/secure site advocate.
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Jun 2, 2020 – ECO Vehicle Systems (Union City, Indiana) announced a new ship thru program for the General Motors assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hendrickson (Itasca, Illinois) acquired the U-bolt, pin and screw business segment from the Austrian Frauenthal Group. The signing took place on May 30, 2018, and the final title transfer will take place in June 2018.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Muncie Power Products Inc. (Muncie, Indiana) introduced its new, quiet power take-off – the FR6Q – designed to fit Ford® 6R140 transmissions.
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Jun 2, 2020 – At the Advanced Clean Technology (ACT) Expo, Allison Transmission is introducing the new AXE Series, one of the most powerful e-axle systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the world.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Detroit Chassis (Detroit, Michigan) announced Pradeep Kashyap joined as vice president of engineering and program management. The company also selected Michael Hinton as director of human resources.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Kenworth (Kirkland, Washington) named Kevin Baney general manager of Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR vice president. Before his current position, Baney served for nearly three years as Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing.
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Jun 2, 2020 – VMAC (Nanaimo, British Columbia) released its popular UNDERHOOD™ 70 Air Compressor for 2019 RAM trucks with Cummins diesel engine.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Vanair (Michigan City, Indiana) announced Greg Kelly was promoted to director of procurement and supply chain. Kelly joined Vanair in March 2017 to strategically manage supply chain vendors and other aspects of the procurement process.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Work Truck Solutions (Chico, California) announced the addition of Shawn Horswill, vice president of customer success, and Joe Schneider, vice president of marketing and sales operations.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. (Anaheim, California) collaborated with Supreme Industries (Goshen, Indiana) to deliver customized, quality truck solutions to Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Kenworth (Kirkland, Washington) announced T270 and T370 are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, ranging from 16,000-pound to 21,000-pound gross axle weight rating.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Ford will make an all-electric plugin version of the F-150 pickup truck. "We're going to be electrifying the F-series — battery electric and hybrid," said Jim Farley, president of global markets, Ford.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (Anaheim, California) announced production plans for its 2019 and 2020 model-year lineup.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Aspen Equipment (Bloomington, Minnesota) promoted Cole Lundeen to inside sales for the railroad division. Previously, Aspen Equipment hired Lundeen for the service writer position.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Sales-i announced its partnership with Karmak (Carlinville, Illinois) to deliver unrivaled insight into customer accounts. Through this strategic partnership, customers will have instant access to a complete 360-degree view of customer accounts.
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Jun 2, 2020 – SEA Electric (Los Angeles, California) achieved another important milestone with the successful granting of the patent for its SEA-Drive® technology in Australia.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies joint venture announced the addition of a new downspeed overdrive model to its broad range of Eaton and Cummins SmartAdvantage Powertrains.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week sank by 25,000 to 234,000, marking the second-lowest level of the current economic expansion.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The number of housing starts and building permits surged in October, recovering from the prior month’s decline and bolstering optimism over the health of the U.S. housing sector.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. (Lee Summit, Missouri) announced Mike Ferraiolo accepted the position of vice president of sales. Ferraiolo brings more than 20 years of experience helping customers in numerous industrial markets.
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Jun 2, 2020 – U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks totaled 33,505 units in August, 14.2% below year ago, according to WardsAuto data.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD, and 6500HD chassis cab trucks — the first-ever medium-duty Silverado trucks — are in production and on their way to dealerships starting Dec. 19. The trucks were first shown to the public at WTS18.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hiab, part of Cargotec, appointed Scott Hall as senior vice president, sales and services. Hall will lead Hiab's global sales and services function and drive sales and services excellence across Hiab's global network.
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Jun 2, 2020 – FCA is relocating production of its next-generation Ram Heavy Duty truck from a production location in Mexico to an assembly plant in Michigan.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Medium and heavy truck sales were down 13 percent in October over the same period a year ago and down 5 percent from the previous month.
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Jun 2, 2020 – XL Hybrids, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts) announced validation of a 26 percent improvement in MPG on the EPA UDDS drive cycle for Ford Transit vans with XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive Systems.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Muncie Power Products Inc. (Muncie, Indiana) introduced its new RS6S-P89M Series power take-off, a rear-mount PTO.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Kenworth (Kirkland, Washington) announced the K270 and K370 medium-duty cabovers will now be available with three Dana Spicer axle series for different applications.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Fontaine Modification Fleet Services (Statesville, North Carolina) installs solar panel systems from eNow Solar Energy Solutions in response to increased fleet demand for the capability to collect and use solar energy to power auxiliary power units.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Kenworth Truck Company recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate a new $140 million, 120,000-square-foot paint facility it’s adding to its Class 8 truck assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio.
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Jun 2, 2020 – VT Hackney (Washington, North Carolina) announced Bob Ingram, Kidron district sales manager, retired from Kidron. The Company hired Niki Mikolike as the new district sales manager.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hitachi Capital America Corp (Norwalk, Connecticut) hired Kirk Mann as the new senior vice president and general manager of the company’s transportation finance division.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Mitchell 1 (Poway, California) announced the latest upgrade to their truck repair software suite includes enhanced wiring diagrams featuring intelligent navigation.
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Jun 2, 2020 – U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods fell for a second straight month, offsetting an acceleration in services, leading to the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Stellar Industries Inc. (Garner, Iowa) announced the passing of industry-veteran Margaret Tue. Tue started with Stellar in March of 1999.
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Jun 2, 2020 – ARBOC Specialty Vehicles LLC (Middlebury, Indiana) named Brad Doane as a purchasing agent. Doane has been a key part of the ARBOC team for five years.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Safe Fleet (Belton, Missouri) announced the combination of two important business units, truck & trailer and work truck, into a unified Commercial Vehicle (CV) division led by Wm. Craig Bonham.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Intercon Truck Equipment Company Inc. (Aston, Pennsylvania) completed its relocation and construction project at 142A Conchester Highway in Aston, Pennsylvania.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Chevrolet (Detroit, Michigan) announced it's expanding their range of low cab forward trucks with a new dock-height Class 6 model – the 6500XD.
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Jun 2, 2020 – BrandFX (Fort Worth, Texas) announced its production move to Pocahontas, Iowa. The move is designed to help the company optimize manufacturing operations and efficiencies for its composite bodies.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hendrickson (Itasca, Illinois) announced Matt Joy was promoted to the position of chief operating officer. The Company also announced two additional changes.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Lightning Hybrids (Loveland, Colorado) announced it was named as an Advanced Fuel Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) by Ford Motor Company.
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Jun 2, 2020 – With great sadness, Ridewell Suspensions (Springfield, Missouri) announced the sudden death of Claude Sauriol, regional sales manager for Canada.
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Jun 2, 2020 – General Motors has announced that a newly redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel will be offered on the 2017 Silverado HD and 2017 Sierra HD.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Medium and heavy truck sales were down 7% in September over the same period a year ago and up 1% from the previous month, according to figures compiled by WardsAuto.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Transfer Flow (Chico, California) debuted a new 50-gallon replacement fuel tank system for Ford’s 2018 F-150 Power Stroke diesel, and a new 55-gallon replacement fuel tank system for 2017-19 GM/Chevy 2500/3500 diesel pickups.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Auto Truck Group entered into a new agreement with Mercedes-Benz to offer ship-thru service for the Mercedes van product line.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. (Ooltewah, Tennessee) now offers a high-pressure air bag lifting kit, ideal for use in heavy-duty recoveries.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Henderson Products, Inc. (Manchester, Iowa) awarded Sourcewell contract for procurement of brine production, application and storage systems.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Karmak Inc. (Carlinville, Illinois) announced integration with Modula, a high-quality storage and retrieval solution designed to optimize space and improve warehouse management.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Daimler Trucks is pooling its autonomous trucking efforts into a global group to put highly automated trucks on U.S. roads within a decade.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Fontaine Modification (Charlotte, North Carolina) announced it now offers installation of solar panel systems from Merlin Solar for customers nationwide.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck-Lite Co., LLC (Falconer, New York) received the Innovation award from Buffalo Business First during their 2018 Manufacturing Awards ceremony. Business First honors manufacturing companies that represent a major economic force.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hendrickson (Itasca, Illinois) is expanding their Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems operations in Northeastern Ohio. 35 acres were purchased from the more than 325-acre parcel of the Stark County Farm property.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Truck Bodies & Equipment International Inc. (TBEI) has acquired Travis Body & Trailer Inc., a Houston-based manufacturer of aluminum end dumps, bottom dumps and transfer trailers.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Cummins Inc. (Columbus, Indiana) announced the expansion of its 2020 X15 portfolio with a new X15 Efficiency Series engine and the X15 Productivity Series, offering operational efficiency without compromising the performance and drivability that driv
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Jun 2, 2020 – VT Hackney, Inc. (Washington, North Carolina) hired Michael Cecala as northern Midwest district sales manager, responsible for the Kidron refrigerated truck body and trailer product lines.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Martin Daum, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, has been named to head the Daimler’s global trucks and bus operations.
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Jun 2, 2020 – LINE-X and Ultimate Linings, both specializing in scientifically advanced industrial and manufacturing protective coatings, recently combined to form IXS Coatings.
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Jun 2, 2020 – CM Truck Beds (Kingston, Oklahoma) introduced a powerful new product, the HD Dump Body, and announced upgraded hitch ratings at The Work Truck Show® 2018.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Superior Signals Inc. (Olathe, Kansas) announced the addition of the LED Halo Module to its product line. This LED module offers two unique functions to increase equipment visibility to commuters and other equipment operators.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a global developer of efficiency and emissions improvement solutions for fleets, announced that its new LightningElectric zero-emissions package for the Ford Transit 350HD has been approved for the New York Truck-Voucher Incentive
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Jun 2, 2020 – Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. (Anaheim, California) announced its U.S. team of service technicians placed second in the 13th Annual Isuzu One Grand Prix World Technician Competition.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (Lognan Twp., New Jersey) nounced several personnel changes, including naming a dealer business manager, marketing coordinator and CFO.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Fontaine Modification (Charlotte, North Carolina) opened its tenth modification center located in the greater Detroit, Michigan, area. The new facility will provide modifications for Ford’s F-59 and F-53 stripped chassis assembled by Detroit Chassis.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Glider kits — new trucks that are equipped with older engines and drivetrain components — will be almost outlawed by 2021.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Karmak Inc. (Carlinville, Illinois) announced a suite of new Ford integrations in Fusion. Fusion’s present suite of Ford integrations includes eReact, Ford One Warranty Solutions, OASIS, Parts Order, Parts Return, and Ford Financials.
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Jun 2, 2020 – The new Lightning Systems zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell range extender for the LightningElectric Ford Transit has been developed in partnership with several industry partners and will extend the range of the LE 50 to over 200 miles.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Maintainer Corporation of Iowa Inc. (Sheldon, Iowa) announced the addition of new 16-foot electric-hydraulic and hydraulic cranes to its innovative line of service truck cranes.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Vanair (Michigan City, Indiana) added Jonathan Cadle-Adams as Southeastern regional sales manager and Rory N. Parks as Western regional sales manager.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hino Trucks (Novi, Michigan) announces an additional partnership with an NFL team – the Los Angeles Rams. Hino is the Official Commercial Truck of the Los Angeles Rams.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Webasto (Fenton, Michigan) introduced the SP80 HVAC. The low-profile, ceiling-mounted HVAC will make it possible for OEMs and cabin manufacturers to design vehicle-control spaces with increased headroom.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Safe Fleet (Belton, Missouri) has acquired the Roll-Rite group of companies. Roll-Rite is an industry-leading provider of innovative OEM and aftermarket safety products that protect cargo, reduce risks to drivers and roadways, and improve fleet effic
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Jun 2, 2020 – Hendrickson (Itasca, Illinois) announced Jeff Sass joined in a new key role as vice president of marketing. He will be leading Hendrickson’s marketing initiatives and responsible for creating and implementing business strategies.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Daimler Trucks North America opened its $18.7 million High Desert Proving Grounds on May 18. It will enable the parent of Freightliner and Western Star Trucks to do more broad-based vehicle testing not far from its Portland headquarters.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 94th consecutive month. The index hit 57.2, a decrease of 0.5 percentage point from the February reading of 57.7 percent.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Navistar (Lisle, Illinois) announced the 30th anniversary of its Fleet Charge® program—Navistar’s private label purchasing card program providing customers with guaranteed pricing, consolidated billing and a dedicated credit line.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Former NTEA Board Member Leo J. Wieseler Jr. and founder of Truck Equipment, Inc., passed away on April 10, 2019, at 88 years old.
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Jun 2, 2020 – General Motors says it will ask the federal government for one national gas mileage standard, including a requirement that a percentage of auto companies' sales be zero-emissions vehicles.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Vanair (Michigan City, Indiana) unveiled plans to introduce a new, patent-pending Integrated Separator Tank. The new separator tank design features integrated manifolds containing a minimum pressure valve, thermo-valve, and more.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Shur-Co LLC (Yankton, South Dakota) announced 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 connecting to an existing power supply.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Ranger Design (Montreal, Quebec) announced more accessories were added to the QuickShip program. Products on QuickShip ordered from Ranger Design before 1 p.m. EST ship from their factory the next business day.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Bobit Business Media (Torrance, California) will host the Work Truck eXchange (WTX) at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Arizona on October 16-18, 2019.
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Jun 2, 2020 – U.S. factory activity rose sharply in June to its highest level in almost three years.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Terex Utilities (Watertown, South Dakota) and its dealer Xuzhou Handler Special Vehicles Co., Ltd. signed a letter of intent for Xuzhou to purchase 5,000 units of insulated aerial devices from Terex over a five-year period.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Bonnell Industries Inc (Dixon, Illinois) recently implemented a number of changes to increase convenience and streamline the purchasing and servicing process.
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Jun 2, 2020 – PPG (Strongsville, Ohio) announced it recently completed a 2,100-square-foot automotive adhesives and sealants laboratory on the company’s existing 42-acre manufacturing and research complex in Cleveland.
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Jun 2, 2020 – ReeferTek USA, a national manufacturer of refrigerated vans, recently introduced a new line of refrigerated truck bodies.