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    eBay aims for an easier parts-buying experience

    August 16, 2018 3:06PM by Truck News

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Whether you’re a mechanic looking for a hard-to-find part or you’re fixing your own rig, eBay is looking to make the parts-buying experience easier. The international online retailer’s automotive section – eBay Motors – has added

  • Schulz appointed to Navistar Board of Directors

    August 15, 2018 7:40AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill.  — Navistar International announced recently Christian Schulz has been named to its board of directors. Schulz replaces Matthias Gründler, who previously resigned from the Navistar board after serving more than a year as a director. Schulz has been

  • Truck-Lite shakes up executive team

    July 31, 2018 7:12AM by Truck News

    FALCONER, N.Y. — Truck-Lite Co. announced three executive promotions and the addition of one new position within its organization this week. Mark Bara is the new executive vice president of sales and marketing; Laurie Beegle is now president of Davco

  • Exhibitors report Truck World deals

    July 20, 2018 9:07AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Exhibitors secured plenty of orders in Toronto. Now organizers prepare for Expocam in Montreal. TORONTO, Ont. – Truck World enjoyed record crowds in 2018, but preliminary feedback from exhibitors show that visitors were doing more than learning about products and

  • News Equipment

    Eaton forms new eMobility business

    July 4, 2018 3:45PM by James Menzies

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Eaton is banking on an electric future for trucking and has formed a new eMobility business to provided the industry with a wide range of electric power solutions. Most famous for its transmissions, Eaton is also well

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    Paccar sets up shop in Silicon Valley

    June 27, 2018 5:15PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Paccar has opened an Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, becoming the first truck manufacturer to create a permanent presence there. It has resulted in increased engagement with tech start-ups and created an environment that fosters innovation, according

  • News Equipment

    Breadner now carrying Hyundai Translead trailers

    June 25, 2018 11:32AM by James Menzies

    BRESLAU, Ont. – Breadner Trailers has announced it will be offering the full line of Hyundai Translead trailers. Bob Breadner, president of Breadner Trailers, said the company was seeking a highly customizable trailer offering for the Ontario market. “The Mississauga

  • ZF unveils new PowerLine automatic transmission for commercial trucks

    June 14, 2018 1:21PM by Sonia Straface

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – ZF introduced its new PowerLine automatic transmission for medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty pickups, and buses at the infamous Lucas Oil Raceway outside of Indianapolis on June 13. The new 8-speed transmission was built with commercial vehicles up to

  • News Equipment

    Accuride closes Mefro Wheels acquisition

    June 4, 2018 8:29AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride has completed its previously announced acquisition of German steel wheel manufacturer, Mefro Wheels. “Acquiring Mefro Wheels transforms Accuride into a worldwide industry leader, strongly positioned to supply wheel end system solutions to the global automotive and

  • Newcom South Asian Media Co. launches

    May 29, 2018 6:50AM by Truck News

    Joint venture to serve growing South Asian trucking community

  • Navistar’s Edmonton Parts Distribution Center wins award

    May 22, 2018 6:25AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International announced that its Edmonton Parts Distribution Center (PDC) was named the first-place honoree of the Top Performing Warehouse Award by Carlisle & Co. The annual award recognizes the highest performing parts distribution centers in the

  • Freightliner Custom Chassis celebrates milestone with UPS

    May 10, 2018 8:39PM by Truck News

    GAFFNEY, S.C. – Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) has delivered its 50,000th chassis to UPS. The chassis was specially branded and displayed at a recent celebration. “This is a momentous and special day for FCCC, one that is the culmination

  • Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics wins GM award

    May 10, 2018 9:22AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics was named a Global Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year Awards Ceremony held in Orlando, Fla. on April 20. GM recognized 132 of

  • Truck-Lite’s Van Riper wins lifetime achievement award

    May 3, 2018 2:21PM by Truck News

    FALCONER, N.Y. – Brad Van Riper, senior vice-president and chief technology officer for Truck-Lite was recognized with the Henneberger Lifetime Achievement Award from the Transportation Safety Equipment Institute (TSEI) recently. Van Riper’s 40-year career with Truck-Lite has been largely centered

  • Nikola names new v.p. of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

    April 12, 2018 7:51AM by Truck News

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Nikola Motors has hired Jesse Schneider as vice-president of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Schneider is a hydrogen and fuel cell expert and automotive industry veteran who spent most of his career working for BMW