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  • Manac names new regional sales manager for the Maritimes

    October 16, 2018 10:40AM by Truck News

    SAINT-GEORGES, Que. — Manac announced the appointment of Marcel Maillet as its new regional sales manager for the Atlantic provinces today. Maillet joins Manac with a solid background in the trucking industry. In his new role, Marcel will be responsible

  • Two-year study launched into platooning

    September 25, 2018 9:45AM by johng@newcom.ca

    YPSILANTI TWP., Mich. – The American Center for Mobility has gathered the team for a two-year study into platooning commercial and military vehicles — launching what’s described as the first study of its kind in the U.S. Participating organizations include:

  • Mitsubishi Fuso names new product support manager

    September 24, 2018 9:06AM by Truck News

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America announced recently that Vadim Kornev will become the company’s new product support manager for Eastern Canada.  Vadim comes to Fuso from Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, where he had a similar

  • Mammarella named Timken national sales manager

    September 21, 2018 9:30AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Timken has named Albert Mammarella the national sales manager – automotive/commercial vehicle aftermarket in a role that will have him focusing on Canada. Mammarella brings 30 years of industry experience to the role, said the supplier

  • Daimler’s Daum: Trade war would have ‘no winners’

    September 20, 2018 4:00PM by John G. Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany – The business of making trucks is booming at Daimler Truck and Bus. Sales for the company were up 13% in the first half of 2018, and orders are up 38%. “That’s why we’re equally optimistic about the

  • How will 3D printing affect the supply chain?

    September 13, 2018 5:19PM by James Menzies

    And why is UPS investing in it?

  • Navistar names new senior v.p. and chief information officer

    September 13, 2018 10:00AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International announced it has appointed Julie Ragland as senior vice-president and chief information officer, effective September 17. Ragland replaces Terry Kline, who announced his retirement. Ragland joins the company from Adient, a leading supplier of automotive

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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

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    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

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    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