LOMBARD, Ill. — Nearly a million class 8 trucks will be retailed over the four-year period between 2006 through ’09 — whether or not there are problems with low-emission ’07 engines, says a leading North American trucking market research firm.
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — International Truck and Engine has received the J.D. Power and Associates award for Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Vocational Segment Class 8 Trucks, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2006 Heavy-Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study released last week.
DALLAS, TEX. — Stanford University Graduate School of Business is studying Freightliner’s efforts to bring diesel hybrid electric engines to market as an alternative for applications such as delivery vans and utility vehicles.
TROY, Mich., – Tom Gosnell, president of ArvinMeritor’s Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business, is retiring after 27 years at the truck component and aftermarket supplier. He is being replaced Carsten J. Reinhardt, who was previously CEO and president of Detroit Diesel Corp., a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler.