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    Great Dane strengthens rear impact guard, explores telematics

    March 3, 2017 9:33AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Great Dane unveiled product updates at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council, including a safer rear impact guard. The new rear impact guard passes the 30% offset test, ensuring protection for motorists who collide

  • News Equipment

    Great Dane’s technician training program recognized

    December 21, 2016 7:08AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Great Dane has announced it’s the first semi-trailer manufacturer to achieve ASE/CASE accreditation for its technician training program. The accreditation comes from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), through its ASE Continuing Automotive Service Education

  • News Equipment

    Great Dane recognizes top suppliers

    November 14, 2016 11:23AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Great Dane recently hosted its second annual Supplier Summit, recognizing some of its top suppliers. “The strong performance of suppliers helps Great Dane maintain its position as a leader in the transportation industry,” said Bob Brege, vice-president

  • Great Dane commits to North American Commercial Vehicle Show

    October 19, 2016 11:37AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Great Dane has announced it will be exhibiting at the 2017 North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show in 2017. It will not be present at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Great Dane also said it is committing to

  • Great Dane enhances safety features and unveils two new truck bodies

    October 17, 2016 2:47PM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Great Dane is set to introduce enhanced trailer safety features and its new Blizzard and Guardian truck bodies during the 2016 International Foodservice Distributors Association conference this week. Great Dane says safety features on its Everest reefer

  • Great Dane names new manufacturing v.p.

    June 3, 2016 9:49AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane has announced the hiring of Brian Sage as executive vice-president of manufacturing. Sage will work with Sam Gupta, executive vice-president of manufacturing for several months during a transition period, before taking over full responsibility for

  • News Equipment

    Great Dane shows new dry freight truck body

    March 2, 2016 11:54AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Great Dane showed for the first time at the Technology & Maintenance Council meetings a new Sahara dry freight truck body. It’s available in both a composite and sheet-and-post design in sizes ranging from 16 to 26

  • News Equipment

    Trailer innovations celebrated by Great Dane

    September 30, 2015 7:48AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane hosted more than 250 supplier and company representatives at its first ever Supplier Summit and Innovation Challenge in Savannah, Ga. this week. The forum was developed to celebrate past successes while setting the stage for

  • Great Dane invites suppliers to showcase innovation

    July 2, 2015 3:45PM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane has announced plans for its first ever Supplier Summit and Innovation Challenge, where it will reward innovation from its suppliers. The event will be held Sept. 28-30 in Savannah, Ga. The goal, according to Bob

  • Product Equipment

    Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies showcases new body

    March 9, 2015 9:08AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies visited the NTEA Work Truck Show to showcase its new Alpine series body, developed with parent company Great Dane. The 24-ft. aluminum Alpine body was displayed on an International 4400 SBA 4×2 chassis.

  • Great Dane promotes Chris Hammond

    February 25, 2015 6:37AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane has announced the promotion of Chris Hammond to the position of executive vice-president of sales. Hammond will be charged with leading the company’s overall sales, marketing and aftermarket parts and service functions. He has been