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Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Carriers Must Prepare as Deadline Nears for Chinese Technology Ban, Experts Say

Huawei The Chinese companies, believed to be potential hackers into U.S. intelligence and defense agencies’ information systems, include Huawei, ZTE Corp., Hytera, Hikvision and Dahua Technology. (Kin Cheung/Associated Press)

With an Aug. 13 deadline approaching fast, motor carriers who do business with the federal government must soon launch an inquiry to locate and purge telecommunications equipment manufactured by five Chinese companies that may be in use in their operations.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 5, 2020
Technology, Equipment

Fan Drive Technology Is Evolving to Meet the Needs of Modern Engines

When exhaust-gas recirculation became the technology to meet the heavy-duty truck emissions standards, underhood temperatures skyrocketed and put extreme pressure on cooling fan drives and belts. Fleets now can spec a variety of variable-­speed and electron­ically controlled fan drives.

Steve Sturgess | Special to Transport Topics
April 24, 2020
Business, Equipment

US Equipment Orders Fell More Than Forecast in February

(Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg News) (Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg News)

U.S. factories received fewer orders for business equipment than forecast in February, just before the coronavirus-related demand shock that will likely lead a massive pullback in corporate investment.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
March 25, 2020
Business, Equipment

Ervin Equipment Announces C-Level Appointments

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October 21, 2019
Business, Equipment, TCA

Wabtec Names Rafael Santana CEO Effective July 1

Rafael Santana Santana via GETransportation.com

Exactly two months after Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies purchased GE Transportation, Wabtec on April 25 announced that CEO Ray Betler will retire and that Rafael Santana, previously the CEO of GE Transportation, will step into that role as of July 1.

April 25, 2019
Business

Transport Services Acquires Tra-Serv

Equipment provider Transport Services Inc. acquired Tra-Serv, which offers sales, rental and leasing, parts and service throughout Ohio and the surrounding areas.

January 28, 2019
Business, Equipment

Great Western Leasing and Sales Acquires All Points Equipment Leasing

Great Western Leasing and Sales, a full-service solutions provider to the flatbed and specialized trailer industry, has announced the acquisition of All Points Equipment Leasing. The move represents Great Western’s first expansion into the Midwest market, according to a Dec. 26 press release.

January 4, 2019
Perspective

Opinion: Rethinking Leases in the Digital, Just-in-Time Marketplace

The digital marketplace has not only reshaped the retail landscape, but also has caused a fundamental shift in the transportation industry, as companies are forced to provide the low-cost/no-cost and on-demand delivery service consumers now expect.

Anthony Sasso | President of Equipment Finance, TD Bank
November 26, 2018
Business

MEMA Searches for New CEO as Steve Handschuh Announces Retirement

 Steve Handschuh Steve Handschuh. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association announced president and CEO Steve Handschuh has decided to retire effective Dec. 31, as a result of recent concerns with his health.

September 21, 2018
Business, Equipment

Commercial Vehicle Group Rides Truck, Construction Markets to Higher 2Q Results

CVGI display at a trade show CVGI's display at a 2017 trade show in Hanover, Germany. (Commercial Vehicle Group/Facebook)

Component supplier Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. reported a surge in second-quarter net income and its highest revenue since 2012 amid record heavy-duty truck orders and improvement in the global construction markets.

August 7, 2018

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