Jonathan S. Reiskin

Business

Navistar, Volkswagen Seal $256 Million Alliance Deal

Clarke, Renschler by Bob O'Brien/Navistar

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Navistar International Corp. and Volkswagen’s Truck & Bus division completed their alliance announced in September, with the German automotive company acquiring 16.2 million common shares, or 16.6% of equity, and the Lisle, Illinois, truck maker getting $256 million.

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

Navistar Debuts International A26 at TMC, 12.4-Liter Engine for Highway Tractors

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Navistar Inc. moved to re-establish its standing in the engine business by unveiling a new 12.4-liter power plant, the International A26, designed for usage in the company’s two newest over-the-road trucks, LT and RH.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 27, 2017
Special Coverage

Phillips Launches Technology Division

Rob Phillips by John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Phillips Industries has started Phillips Connect Technologies division to consolidate its offerings of connected technologies for trailers.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 27, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous

ATA Voices Support for New NACV Show

American Trucking Associations will be a supporter of the new North American Commercial Vehicle Show that debuts in Atlanta on Sept. 25-29.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 27, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Posts First Full-Year Profit Since Jacobs Took Helm in 2011

XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics posted its first full-year profit with Bradley Jacobs at the helm of the organization and also was profitable in the final quarter owing to strength in the less-than- truckload division.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 27, 2017
Business, Logistics

Fleets Add Record Number of Trailers in 2016, While Truck Registrations Fall, IHS Says

While 2016 was a trying year for truck makers, U.S. fleets invested heavily in trailers and put more of them into business than ever before, according to a report on vehicle registrations from IHS Automotive.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 27, 2017
Special Coverage

FlowBelow Adds New Products, Cooperates With Aperia

Carter, Butler by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — FlowBelow Aero rolled out new products for tractors and trailers and announced cooperation with Aperia Technologies for mix-and-match hardware.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 26, 2017
Special Coverage

Velociti, Meritor Team on Tire Inflation for Trailers

Deryk Powell by John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Technology design and deployment firm Velociti Inc. has reached an agreement with manufacturer Meritor Inc. to offer installation of Meritor’s Tire Inflation System for trailers by PSI.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 26, 2017
Special Coverage

Meritor Launches New Tandem Drive Axle

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In a downtown bar here on Broadway, Meritor Inc. dropped a curtain and literally unveiled its new 14X HE tandem drive axle for linehaul applications.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 26, 2017
Special Coverage

Decisiv Updates Platform, Urges Greater Use of VMRS

Michael Reimer by John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Decisiv Inc., a provider of service management software, will soon launch Insite 2.0, its visualization platform and is also urging customers to make better use of a system for maintenance reporting called VMRS.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 26, 2017

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