Jonathan S. Reiskin

Business, Equipment

Cummins Retains Top Spot in Class 8 Engine Market

A second-half slowdown in truck sales for Daimler Trucks’ two North American brands carried Cummins Inc. to its leadership in North American Class 8 truck engines for all of 2016, according to figures from WardsAuto.com.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 20, 2017
Business

Daseke Prepares to Offer Stock to Drivers, Seeks Additional Mergers After Going Public

Daseke Inc.

One of the first projects for flatbed group Daseke Inc. since going public on Feb. 28 will be to create a stock ownership plan for more than 2,300 drivers in the corporation’s nine operating companies, Chairman and CEO Don Daseke said in an interview.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 13, 2017
Business

Navistar 1Q Net Loss Widens to $62 Million on Weak Sales

John Sommers II for TT

Truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp. reported fiscal first-quarter results that showed widening net losses, with the anemic North American new truck sales market causing most of the problems.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 13, 2017
Business

Navistar Loses $62 Million in Its Fiscal First Quarter

Christopher Dilts/ Bloomberg News

The quarterly net loss for truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp. widened to $62 million, or 76 cents a share, for the three months ended Jan. 31, with sales, particularly in the anemic North American new truck sales market, causing most of the problems.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 7, 2017
Business

Clarke: Brace for Change

John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The business world of 2030 could be a model of orderly, incremental evolution, or it could bound off unexpectedly, forcing firms into obsolescence.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 6, 2017
Business

Dana CEO Kamsickas Advises President as Member of Manufacturing Council

Dana Inc.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — One of the people to whom President Trump listens on the economy’s manufacturing sector is Dana Inc. CEO James Kamsickas, one of 28 members of a manufacturing council the president established and a man who believes in setting up factories where goods will be sold.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 6, 2017
Special Coverage

Dana CEO James Kamsickas Advises Trump on Manufacturing

James Kamsickas by John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — One of the people to whom President Trump listens on the economy’s manufacturing sector is Dana Inc. CEO James Kamsickas, who came here to talk to some of the people who buy his company’s truck axles and driveshafts.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 2, 2017
Special Coverage

Almost Driverless Trucks Are Coming Soon, Say Panelists

Ognen Stojanovski by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Perfect driverless trucks that can operate flawlessly in all conditions are still several decades away, but their very capable cousins that do well in limited circumstances are far closer, panelists said here at an industry discussion event.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 2, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Navistar’s Clarke Urges Open Minds, Preparedness as a Potentially Tumultuous Future Approaches

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The business world could evolve in an orderly, incremental fashion over the next dozen or so years, or it could bound off unexpectedly in a way that startles and flummoxes most people.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 1, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Volvo Offers Over-the-Air Programming

John Sommers II for TT

Volvo Trucks North America is using telematics via cellular communications to update the trucks, engines and transmissions of its customers’ vehicles without having to come into a maintenance shop.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 1, 2017

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