Business, Technology, Equipment, Top 100

Class 8 Truck Makers, Buyers Struggle to Get in Sync on Orders

Mack plant Mack trucks in production at Lehigh Valley Operations in Macungie, Pa. (Mack Trucks)

No one asked for these challenges: not the truck buyers staring at a rising tide of freight demand, and not truck makers delivering as many new heavy-duty trucks as they can to customers, but still way too few.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 28, 2022
Business, Equipment

Equipment Manufacturers Shift to Counter Supply Chain Uncertainty

Cummins engine A completed engine on the production line at Cummins' plant in Columbus, Ind. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Some major equipment manufacturers said they are rethinking their operations and taking new steps to confront volatility in the supply chain.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 9, 2021

Quest Global Acquires Dakota Moon

Quest Global acquired Dakota Moon Enterprises LLC, a Nevada-based engineering and supply chain services provider to the aerospace industry, according to a Quest news release.

July 3, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Molex Enhances Ethernet Network Platform for Autonomous Vehicles

Molex Molex

Molex announced the next evolution of its 10 Gbps Automotive Ethernet Network Platform designed to support OEMs in the development and design of autonomous vehicles.

December 13, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Mack Trucks Adding 400 Jobs at Pennsylvania Assembly Plant

Bloomberg News

Mack is back, upshifting into hiring mode for its massive Lower Macungie Township, Pa., assembly plant that already employs about 2,000 people.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
December 13, 2017
Business, Equipment

Inaugural NACV to Focus on Equipment Sales — And Being a Different Show From MATS

Cummins engine Bloomberg News

The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show is due to open later this month in Atlanta and is shaping up to be very different from the rival Mid-America Trucking Show: smaller but richer — and with an obsessive focus on equipment sales.

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

International Makes Bendix Air Disc Brakes Standard on LT Series

International truck Mark Elias/Bloomberg News

International Truck announced its International LT Series in 6x4, 6x2, and 4x2 configurations now feature Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes as a standard offering on all axles.

June 19, 2017

Navistar Loses $80 Million in Fiscal 2Q

Navistar International Corp.

Navistar International Corp. lost $80 million, or 86 cents a share, during the fiscal second quarter as the manufacturer set aside $60 million for its reserve fund to deal with used trucks with troubled engines that are largely exported.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
June 12, 2017

Navistar to Lay Off More Than 80 Ohio Workers

Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News

Navistar will lay off more than 80 workers at its Ohio Truck Specialty Center in Springfield, Ohio, beginning in early August, according to a notice the truck manufacturer filed with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
June 7, 2017

OEM Suppliers’ 1Q Results Mixed Amid Weak Demand

TT File Photo

First-quarter results varied among suppliers to U.S. commercial vehicle manufacturers for the period ended March 31.

May 15, 2017