SEPTEMBER 25-28, 2017 ATLANTA, GEORGIA USA

ATA Announces Support of New North American Commercial Vehicle Show

Leading Trucking Group to Back and Promote New Biennial Exhibition February 22, 2017 Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said the trucking group has agreed to be a supporter of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, a new biennial truck show to be held for the first time in […]

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Dana Announces E-commerce Platform

January 25, 2017 By Denise Rondini LAS VEGAS — Saying it is listening to the needs of its customers, Dana Corp. unveiled a new e-commerce platform during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. Calling it “a component of Dana’s overall enterprise strategy of improving customer centricity,” Peter Cirulis, vice president of customer experience, strategy, and product planning […]

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Economic Watch: Manufacturing Starts Year Strong, Housing Best in Years

January 24, 2017 By Evan Lockridge The U.S. manufacturing sector had a solid start to 2017, with overall operating conditions improving at the quickest pace for nearly two years, according to preliminary report issued Tuesday by financial information services provider IHS Markit. A separate report shows existing home sales closed out 2016 as the best […]

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Class 8 Truck Orders to See Expected Increase

Class 8 truck net orders are projected to realize a significant increase in December, according to preliminary numbers from FTR and ACT Research. FTR had forecasted an increase in the last month of 2016 and based on early numbers, December will see a 10% gain over November. The solid order activity is in line with […]

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Commentary: Europe is Different

December 2016, TruckingInfo.com – Editorial by Rolf Lockwood What are the differences between trucks and trucking in North America versus Europe? Our trucks have become increasingly similar, but there are limits. I’ve been flying across the pond for decades and I’ve written stories about trucks and engines and the highest of electronic technologies. I’ve done […]

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North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 Confirms Schedule; Enjoys Strong Commitment From The Industry’s Top Manufacturers and Suppliers

Trade Show Dates Adjusted: Monday, September 25th By Invitation Only Show Floor Open To All Attendees Tuesday, September 26th – Thursday, September 28th Press Events On Sunday, September 24th   CHICAGO — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) today announced that many of the top truck and trailer manufacturers, as well as commercial […]

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Daimler grows market share in Mexico

Focus on strengthening the dealer network resulting in market share growth PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Daimler continues to grow its share of the Mexican truck market, in large part due to a strengthening of the dealer network. The company now controls 36.2% of the Class 8 market in Mexico, up about 7.8% compared to last […]

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Top manufacturers commit to 2017 North American Commercial Vehicle Show

CHICAGO, Ill. — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) today announced that many of the top truck and trailer manufacturers, as well as commercial vehicle suppliers, have contracted to exhibit at the inaugural NACV Show in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently, with more than 10 months before the show, approximately 70% of the show’s exhibition […]

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Daimler conference addresses how to meet customer needs

PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) held its biennial aftermarket conference ‘Evolution’ recently, with a focus on the company evolving to meet customer needs. The event is the only conference of its kind that includes all brands within the company’s umbrella, and opened with DTNA president and CEO Martin Daum advising attendees to […]

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Trucking adds 3,000 jobs in October, adjusted Sept. report bolsters gains

The for-hire trucking industry added 3,000 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in October, according to the Department of Labor’s monthly Employment Situation Report. The DOL also upwardly adjusted trucking’s employment stats for September by more than 5,000 jobs, erasing the originally reported 3,600-job loss and replacing it with a 1,800-job gain. September’s revision changes […]

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SAF-Holland’s new coupling assistant aims to eliminate dropped trailers

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – SAF-Holland is looking to put an end to the costly problem of dropped trailers. The company introduced today for its Holland FW35-series fifth wheels a new ELI-te Fifth Wheel Coupling Assistant. ELI stands for electronic lock indicator, and is a much improved version of the system offered today, which officials acknowledged […]

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