Truck News

  • 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

  • Tenneco buying Federal-Mogul for $5.4 billion

    April 11, 2018 1:17PM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Icahn Enterprises is selling Federal-Mogul to Tenneco for US $5.4 billion dollars, while Tenneco has announced plans to split Federal-Mogul in two. The price includes US $800 million in cash and 29.5 million shares in Tenneco

  • Alaska’s Dalton Highway quietest and most scenic in U.S.

    March 12, 2018 11:35AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Looking for the road less traveled? If busy, congested highways are a thorn in your side, Geotab has the tool for you. Using data from the U.S. Highway Performance Monitoring System and the Annual Average Daily Traffic

  • Hino getting into Class 8 market in North America

    March 7, 2018 4:47PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hino Trucks today announced its all-new XL Series line of Class 7 and 8 vehicles at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. The Hino XL7 and XL8 2020 models – which will begin production in early

  • Accuride adds BorgWarner exec to Board of Directors

    March 2, 2018 9:46AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride Corporation today announced that Robin Kendrick, vice-president and corporate officer of BorgWarner, has been elected to the company’s board of directors as an independent director, effective immediately. Kendrick is currently the president and general manager of

  • News Equipment

    Navistar recognizes top suppliers

    February 16, 2018 12:03PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has recognized 32 of its top suppliers with Diamond Supplier Awards. The winners represent the top 2% of Navistar’s supply base. “We are delighted to acknowledge our best suppliers with the elite Diamond Supplier Award,” said David

  • ATSSA donates to local causes

    January 30, 2018 10:21AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The Automotive Transportation Service Superintendents’ Association (ATSSA) held its annual charity and fun night Dec. 14, 2017, collecting donations for underprivileged children through the Toys for Tots program. Food items were also collected on behalf of the

  • Eberspaecher North America names new president

    January 29, 2018 1:20PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Eberspaecher North America has announced it has named  Oleg Riabtsev  as the new president for its North American entities. Riabtsev brings with him many years of experience in the automotive, OEM, and aftermarket segments. He will be