2017 NACV

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 2, 2017 11:45 AM, EDT

Daimler, Volvo Execs Praise Inaugural NACV Show

Volvo's Magnus Koeck

ATLANTA — North American executives from Daimler Trucks and Volvo Group offered an early post-event endorsement of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show just ended.

Business

Inaugural NACV Draws Top Fleet Execs, Praise

NACV floor scene

ATLANTA — North American truck makers and their customers wrapped up the first of a new option for shopping for and even buying Class 8s, with manufacturers producing large, elaborate displays for a limited number of high-probability buyers: top fleet executives.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 28, 2017
Editorial

Editorial: The First Swing at Bat

The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show was marked by big swings from truck manufacturers, both in terms of their displays, and in what they had to say.

Transport Topics
September 28, 2017
Business, Equipment

Graco Unveils Electric Grease Jockey Pump

ATLANTA — To provide an alternative to manual lubrication, Graco Inc. unveiled its new electric grease jockey pump at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 28, 2017
Business

Lots of Rapid Change Seen for Trucking, Truck Making

Meritor's Jay Craig

ATLANTA — While trucking and truck making have changed significantly since deregulation in 1980 and even during this century, there will be no period of stasis and consolidation for the industry, as more change is expected quickly, executives said.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 28, 2017
Business, Equipment

Benefiting from a Stronger Financial Position, Accuride Introduces New Wheel Bearing System

Accuride's Rick Dauch

ATLANTA — Accuride introduced a product developed by a company it acquired in February of this year, a move indicative of the company’s growth strategy with the backing of its private equity ownership and stronger financial position it enjoys since returning to private ownership late last year.

Joe Howard and Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporters
September 28, 2017
Business

Trucker Buddy Announces New Leadership

Trucker Buddy's Alan Welborn

ATLANTA — A popular nonprofit that has helped educate more than one million students about the life of truck drivers, as well as their experiences transporting freight, recently announced a management change at the top.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 28, 2017
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Ryder Partners With Aperia, Makes Halo Tire Inflator Standard on Rental Trucks

Ryder's Scott Perry

ATLANTA — Truck-leasing provider Ryder System Inc. has signed an exclusive agreement with Aperia Technologies to implement automatic tire inflation as a standard specification across its heavy-duty rental fleet.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 28, 2017

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