FedEx Freight’s McLean Wins Unprecedented Third TMCSuperTech Crown

TMC Supertech 2017

WyoTech’s Bonnie Greenwood Becomes First Female TMCFutureTech Champion   ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 2017 — The American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council announced that Mark McLean, a FedEx Freight technician from Montgomery, New York, had won his third Grand Champion title at the National Technicians Skills Competitions, most in the 13-year history of the […]

Navistar Showcases Complete Portfolio And Uptime Strategy At NACV 2017

Navistar International Corp

– Showcases complete redesign of Class 8 product line-up, International® HV™ Series – Announces expansion of uptime-focused International® A26 engine in the Severe Service Segment – Features expanded OnCommand® Connection product portfolio, including telematics and electronic driver log – Exhibits gasoline-powered prototype IC Bus CE Series   ATLANTA, Sept. 2017 — Navistar announced […]

Standard Motor Products Receives Inaugural MERA Certification for Its Diesel Fuel Injectors

Standard Motor Products

NEW YORK, Sept. 2017 — Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces its acceptance in the Manufactured Again Certification program. Based on ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 quality standards, the program helps customers identify remanufactured products with like-new quality and warranty coverage while also promoting environmentally friendly standards. To receive certification, Standard Motor Products […]

Dana Names New Chief Technology Officer

Dana Holding Corporation

MAUMEE, Ohio, Sept. 2017 — Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced that it has selected Christophe Dominiak to serve as its new senior vice president and chief technology officer.  He replaces George Constand, who is retiring. Dominiak most recently served as vice president of global engineering for Dana’s Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies business since February 2016.  Previously, […]

Reminder from Mitsubishi Fuso: U.S. Businesses May Be Able to Expense up to $500,000 in Work Truck Purchases in 2017

Mitsubishi Fuso

Expense Work Truck Purchases Logan Township, NJ — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America advises that the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, Section 179 (commonly referred to as IRC-179) allows businesses to expense up to $500,000 in tax year 2017 for certain capital expenditures, including commercial work trucks like the FUSO FE/FG […]

Boreas Nitrogen Cooling System Demonstrates at Ruan Transportation Management Systems

Ruan and Boreas Photo Red CNG and Boreas Trailer

Boreas Nitrogen Cooling System, a direct inject nitrogen climate controlled system for refrigerated transportation, has taken their technology on the road for demonstration.  First stop in the journey … Ruan Transportation Management Systems. Photo of Ruan RED CNG Tractor and the Boreas Nitrogen Cooling Trailer Ruan Transportation Management Systems is […]

BorgWarner Introduces Smart Integrated Magnetic Switch for Delco Remy® Branded Heavy-duty Starters at NACV

– Six smart electronic functions protect starter from potential system damage – Simple drop-in replacement for wide variety of heavy-duty starter applications with the first application in the 39MT™ starter – Warranty for Smart IMS covers nearly any system-related issue AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 2017 — At the North American Commercial Vehicle […]

FleetPride Holds Grand Opening Event At New Orleans Branch

FleetPride New Orleans

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 2017 — FleetPride, the nation’s largest independent distributor of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, recently held a grand opening event at its new branch in New Orleans. The branch is FleetPride’s third location in Louisiana, and is one of 64 locations in its southeastern U.S. network. “We’re happy to be serving […]