Transtex Announces the Acquisition of RM2J Inc. – Provider of Technology Solutions in Fleet Safety Management

Transtex Composite-Transtex LLC and Transtex Composite Inc

LEBANON, IN, Oct. 30, 2017 – Transtex LLC and Transtex Composite Inc. (together “Transtex”), a leader in the development and manufacturing of aerodynamic solutions for commercial vehicles in transportation, announced today the acquisition of RM2J Inc., a developer of fleet safety technology that enhances both fuel economy and vehicle safety. Completed on July 14, […]

ATA Congratulates Scott Mugno on OSHA Nomination

American Trucking Associations (ATA)

Longtime Champion of Trucking Safety to Lead Workplace Safety Agency ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 2017  — The American Trucking Associations congratulated Scott Mugno, vice president of safety, sustainability and vehicle maintenance at FedEx Ground, on his nomination to be the next Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. “Scott is […]

IVECO strengthens its leadership in LNG trucks

New Iveco Stralis NP 460

The brand solidifies its leadership in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) power solutions for the transport sector with the unveiling of its new Stralis NP (Natural Power) 460, the most sustainable truck ever for long-haul transport.  Further demonstrating its ability to offer a full-range of alternative power solutions for the transport […]

STEMCO® Awarded Standard Position by Wabash National

STEMCO, A Higher Standard of Performance

Highlights: STEMCO has been awarded standard position with Guardian® HP Wheel Seals and STEMCO Hub Caps. Wabash National is projected to build between 53,000-56,000 trailers in 2017. LONGVIEW, Texas (Oct. 2017) – STEMCO, an EnPro Industries company (NYSE: NPO) and leading manufacturer of heavy-duty components and solutions for commercial vehicles, […]

NTEA announces expanded schedule for The Work Truck Show® 2018

NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry

Registration open for Work Truck Show, Green Truck Summit, Fleet Technical Congress FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 2017 — NTEA – the Association for the Work Truck Industry has announced The Work Truck Show® 2018 schedule of events. The line-up features more than 60 educational opportunities, including Fleet Technical Congress, Green Truck Summit and special […]

Daimler Trucks launches E-FUSO brand and new Vision One all-electric heavy-duty truck

Daimler Trucks E-FUSO Truck

Clear commitment to electrify complete FUSO range of trucks and buses in upcoming years World premiere of all-electric heavy-duty truck E-FUSO Vision One with a range of up to 200 miles Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is first OEM to launch a brand exclusively dedicated to electric trucks […]

Optronics Unveils Family of Four-Inch Round LED Stop, Tail, Turn and Back-Up Lamps with Light Guide Optical Technology at AAPEX 2017

Optronics, Work Truck

New automotive-style LED stop, tail, turn and back-up lamps use Optronics’  patent-pending Light Guide innovation to achieve a standout look. TULSA, Okla., USA — Optronics International, a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, announced that it plans to reveal a family of four-inch round LED stop, tail, turn […]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 0.9% in September

ATA Tonnage Graphic Sept

Truck Tonnage Index Up 7.4% from Year Earlier ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 24, 2017 — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.9% in September, following a 4.7% gain during August. In September, the index equaled 144.4 (2000=100), down from 145.7 in August. Compared with September 2016, the SA […]

ATA Board Endorses Comprehensive Automated Truck Policy

First-Ever Official Policy Sets Federation’s Principles for Technology’s Development ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2017 — Yesterday, the Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations unanimously approved the federation’s first-ever policy for the development of automated trucks. “Over the past year, ATA has been active in this debate, advocating for recognition of the […]

TCW’s Dave Manning Elected 73rd ATA Chairman

Dave Manning, president of TCW Inc

Nashville, Tennessee Executive to Lead Nation’s Foremost Trucking Group ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2017 — Yesterday, the American Trucking Associations‘ Board of Directors elected Dave Manning, president of TCW Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, as the federation’s 73rd chairman. “It is a tremendous honor to be elected by my fellow ATA members as their chairman for the coming […]