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  • Navistar already benefits from Traton alliance: Clarke

    September 20, 2018 4:29PM by John G. Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany – Navistar is already realizing the benefits of extra purchasing power made possible through a 17% equity stake secured by Volkswagen Truck and Bus – recently rebranded as Traton Group. A related joint venture for procurement activities offered

  • 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

  • Meritor rolls out Blue Horizon Brand in Europe

    September 20, 2018 3:53PM by Truck News

    HANNOVER, Germany – Blue is the new black. At least it is to Meritor. At the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany this week, Meritor rolled out its new Blue Horizon brand to Europe that encompasses its emerging platform

  • Allison reveals new 9-speed transmission

    September 20, 2018 6:23AM by Truck News

    HANNOVER, Germany – Allison Transmission unveiled its newest medium-duty 9-speed fully automatic transmission at the IAA Commericial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany. The reveal marked the product’s global launch. The new transmission was designed for operations including distribution, pickup and

  • Farmers flock to Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

    September 17, 2018 8:59AM by Truck News

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. – It was an epic three days for farmers in southern Ontario September 11-13. Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show – the premier outdoor agricultural showcase – took place those dates at Canada’s Outdoor Park in Woodstock Ontario. The show

  • How will 3D printing affect the supply chain?

    September 13, 2018 5:19PM by James Menzies

    And why is UPS investing in it?

  • Bendix’s electronic parking brakes look to eliminate rollaways

    September 6, 2018 9:56AM by James Menzies

    ELYRIA, Ohio — The age-old red and yellow push/pull knobs used to activate and deactivate truck and trailer parking brakes may soon be a thing of the past, replaced with modern buttons that also improve safety. Bendix described its new

  • DTNA names new head of communications

    September 4, 2018 9:08AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Andrea Corso has been named the new head of communications at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). She assumed the rule Aug. 20, and will handle internal and external corporate communications as well as product communications for the

  • News Equipment

    RoaDor rebrands as McLaren Doors

    September 2, 2018 12:13PM by Truck News

    AURORA, Ont. – RoaDor has announced it is rebranding to McLaren Doors, to elevate the focus of the company’s change in ownership. The rebranding will be accompanied by a new logo, website, social media platforms, and brand positioning. McLaren Doors

  • Pride Trucks Sales opens U.S. location with more to come

    August 31, 2018 1:57PM by elizabeth

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Canadian retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers, Pride Truck Sales, has expanded again opening a new facility in Toledo, Ohio this week. The Mississauga-based company says the new location came about after customer requests to add a

  • News Equipment

    Mack to continue playing offense, new president promises

    August 21, 2018 9:37AM by James Menzies

    Martin Weissburg takes the helm as Anthem demand boosts on-highway market share

  • Wabco opens new global research and development hub

    August 21, 2018 8:47AM by Truck News

    HANOVER, Germany – Wabco has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art Global Technology and Innovation Center in Hanover, Germany. The company says the new center will significantly expand its global product development and engineering capabilities. It invested $30 million

  • GCR Tires & Service hires new director of marketing and merchandising

    August 9, 2018 1:02PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas announced Taylor Vernier has joined the company as director of marketing and merchandising for the GCR Tires & Service (GCR) business. In this role, Vernier will lead all marketing activities for the commercial tire and

  • Stronger pricing, ability to attract drivers keys to Titanium’s success

    August 9, 2018 9:13AM by James Menzies

    BOLTON, Ont. – Improving rates and the ability to add capacity in a driver-starved market were two of the reasons Titanium Transportation Group was able to achieve record revenue and profit in the second quarter. Speaking to analysts about Q2

  • Cummins, Eaton joint venture expected to profit in 2020

    August 3, 2018 11:14AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – A Cummins and Eaton joint venture that was developed in 2017 is expected to be profitable by 2020, Cummins president and chief operating officer Richard Freeland said when releasing financial results for the second quarter of 2018.