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CVG Reports Higher Third-Quarter Profit

Commercial Vehicle Group reported third-quarter income of $7.4 million, or 26 cents per share, up from to $1.1 million, or 4 cents, a year ago.

October 28, 2011
Business, Equipment

Accuride Reports Third-Quarter Loss

Commercial vehicle component manufacturer Accuride Corp. reported a third-quarter loss of $17.2 million, or 36 cents per share, compared with a profit of $30.8 million, or 8 cents, a year ago.

October 26, 2011
Business, Logistics, Equipment

Frozen Food Express Selling Dry Vans, Tractors to Celadon

Frozen Food Express Industries said it will sell more than 400 dry vans and almost 300 tractors to truckload carrier Celadon Trucking Services.

October 20, 2011
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Rises

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region increased in October, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

October 20, 2011
Business, Equipment

Selleck Takes Chairman/President Post at Michelin North America

Pete Selleck has assumed his posts of chairman and president of Michelin North America, succeeding Richard Wilkerson, who is retiring, the tire manufacturer said Monday.

October 17, 2011
Business, Logistics, Equipment

Tank Trailer Demand Booming, Spurred by Oil and Gas Drilling

A surge in tank truck business, spurred by oil and shale gas drilling, is fueling an “incredibly hot” market for tank trailers to haul crude oil, sand and related products, industry officials said.

October 17, 2011
Business, Logistics, Equipment

Trailer Orders Gain 10%; Analysts Say Market Easing

Trailer manufacturers said they received 12,524 net orders in August, a 10% increase from a year ago, but below July’s level, ACT Research Co. reported last week.

October 10, 2011
Business, Equipment

Techniques to Battle Corrosion on Trucks a Hot Topic Among Maintenance Directors

RALEIGH, N.C. — Maintenance directors meeting here shared techniques for combating rust and other forms of corrosion, which they said are a plague to trucks.

September 26, 2011
Business, Equipment

TMC Creates Service Provider Study Group

TMC Technician — TT File Photo

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Technology & Maintenance Council added a new study group, elevating its Service Provider Committee to study group status.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 21, 2011
Letters to the Editor, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Letters: EOBR Rule, Like/Kind Convoy

This is in reference to the editorial “Fixing the EOBR Rule.” What we need to fix the electronic onboard recorder rule — and many other inane decisions by activist jurists — is a little real-world common sense.

September 19, 2011