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  • Product Transportation

    Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp announces production of new truck

    July 24, 2014 by Truck News

    GAFFNEY, SC –Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation has begun full production of its propane-autogas S2G medium-duty work truck this week. The truck boasts a durable S2 chassis with a factory-installed autogas engine. It is also powered by an 8-litre V8 engine

  • Product Transportation

    Ready Trucking reaches productivity goals with Rand McNally TND 760 devices

    July 24, 2014 by Truck News

    SKOKIE, Ill. —  After a few short months since installing Rand McNally’s TND 760, an in-cab device that helps with compliance with its electronic HoS recording,  Ready Trucking of Ellenwood, Georgia announced today that it has reached its productivity improvement

  • Product Equipment

    Peterbilt’s Model 220 now in production

    July 17, 2014 by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt has announced its new medium-duty cabover Model 220 is now in full production. The truck is being produced in Mexicali, Mexico and can be ordered in a Class 6/7 configuration. “The new Model 220 brings customers

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton becomes remanufactured transmission supplier to Navistar

    July 17, 2014 by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton has announced it has been selected by Navistar as its primary supplier of heavy-duty remanufactured transmissions. The majority of remanufactured transmissions delivered to Navistar’s 350 North American dealers will be Eaton Flex Reman transmissions, available on

  • Product Equipment

    Bridgestone rebrands service network

    July 16, 2014 by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations is rebranding its service network and standardizing the service experience across all the tire brands that fall under its umbrella. The company announced its rebranded GCR Tires and Service division yesterday. “GCR is

  • Product Health & Safety

    Kenworth producing natural gas-powered T680

    July 16, 2014 by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced availability of its T680 highway tractor in a natural gas configuration. The T680 can be had as a day cab or with a 52- or 76-inch sleeper. It comes with a Cummins Westport ISX12

  • Product Transportation

    Peterbilt, Paccar win four Frost & Sullivan awards

    July 8, 2014 by Truck News

    DENTON, TX – Peterbilt Motor Company and Paccar (its parents company) were big winners at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, Fla. when they took home four Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership awards. Two of the awards– called High

  • Product Transportation

    Veyance increases its hydraulics product line

    July 7, 2014 by Truck News

    FAIRLAWN, Ohio – Offering its customers the full assembly of air brake hoses for the first time, Veyance Technologies announced the addition of brake hoses to its hydraulics product line. The new hoses are DOT certified and leaks and corrosions

  • Product Transportation

    Road Choice adds new products and expands distribution

    July 7, 2014 by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Road Choice Truck Parts has announced today that it is launching five new product categories and is expanding its distribution network in North America. The new products include alternators, brake drums, clutches, windshields, and wiper blades. The

  • Product Transportation

    Details on the Kenworth Privileges Loyalty card

    July 3, 2014 by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. – If you frequent Kenworth dealerships in North America getting the Privileges Loyalty Card may be a smart move for your business. Claiming that members can save up to $4000 annually, the card offers discounts on parts and

  • Product Transportation

    Save with the Peterbilt Preferred card

    July 3, 2014 by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. – Peterbilt is claiming that its Preferred Card can offer $4000 in annual savings for commercial truck operators across North America. The program has weekly, monthly and annual discount offers, as well as bonus rewards offers for those

  • Product Transportation

    ALK announces launch of PC*MILER 28

    July 3, 2014 by Truck News

    PRINCETON, N.J. – ALK Technologies has announced the launch of the latest version of PC*MILER 28 software. The software includes truck routing, mileage and mapping capabilities. The latest version will now offer new tools and enhanced functionality to provide more

  • BigRoad and Omnitracs combine forces on HoS tracking

    June 27, 2014 by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. – Two companies have teamed up to offer a new smartphone-based hours of service (HoS) logging and management solution. The two companies are Waterloo, Ont.-based BigRoad, which provides fleet tracking solutions, and Sylectus, a business unit of Omnitracs

  • Product Transportation

    PressurePro and Shaw Tracking join forces

    June 26, 2014 by Truck News

    Mississauga, Ont. – Advantage PressurePro and Shaw Tracking have announced a strategic partnership today to provide customers with fully integrated vehicle performance information. This new partnerships means that PressurePro’s TPMS solutions to be available for all Shaw Tracking’s in-cab Mobile

  • Product Equipment

    FTR offering Canadian trailer market forecasting

    June 25, 2014 by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Industry forecaster FTR has announced it will now offer Canadian trailer forecasts to its monthly Truck and Trailer Outlook. The report will now break down trailer forecasts by the US, Mexican and Canadian markets. “Customers have wanted