Equipment
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Slows

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region slowed in May, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 19, 2011
Business, Equipment

C. R. England to Lease Kenworth LNG Tractors

Kenworth Truck Co.

Truck and engine manufacturer Paccar Inc. said it has reached agreement to lease new Kenworth T800 day cab tractors with 15-liter liquefied natural gas engines to a division of truckload carrier C.R. England Inc.

Frederick Kiel | Staff Reporter
May 19, 2011
Business, Equipment

Toyo Unveils Drive-Axle Longhaul Tire

Toyo Tires said it has introduced a new drive-axle tire for longhaul, highway-specific applications.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2011
Business, Equipment

Goodyear Super Single Tire Replaced

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said it has replaced its super single tire for severe-duty applications with a model it said will last longer and get better off-road traction.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2011
Business, Equipment

Marmon Highway Technologies Alters Brake, Wheel End Lines

Manufacturer Marmon Highway Technologies is reorganizing to increase its production brake and wheel end components and systems for heavy-duty tractors and trailers, the Cullman, Ala., company said May 2.

Transport Topics
May 16, 2011
Business, Equipment

Cummins Sees Continued Strong Engine Market

Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. said it expects significant sales and profit growth in 2011 and in future years.

Transport Topics
May 12, 2011
Business, Equipment

Used Class 8 Prices Rise as Inventory Tightens

The average price of used Class 8 trucks rose again in March, increasing 6% from February, and buyers accepted higher-mileage vehicles as well, according to ACT Research Co. and retail dealers.

May 9, 2011
Business, Equipment

Commercial Vehicle Group Reports Higher 1Q Profit

Components maker Commercial Vehicle Group said its first quarter profit rose from a year ago on higher sales and stronger vehicle markets.

Transport Topics
May 4, 2011
Equipment, Business

FleetPride Completes Acquisition of Midway Truck Parts

FleetPride Inc., an aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, said it completed its acquisition of Midway Truck Parts.

Transport Topics
May 3, 2011
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Feds Extend Handheld Cellphone Ban to include Hazmat Truckers

Federal regulators have issued a proposed rule that would extend a ban on the use of handheld cellphones to include intrastate hazardous materials motor carriers.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2011

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