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Business, Equipment

Wabash Posts Strong Second-Quarter Results, Highlights E-Commerce, Home Delivery

Wabash factory employee works on a trailer Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Trailer maker Wabash National Corp. reported second-quarter revenue hit an all-time high as net income jumped 39%.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 1, 2018
Business, Equipment

Eaton Posts 2Q Gains in Net Income, Revenue

Eaton Attendees look over the Eaton Endurant transmission at 2017 NACV. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Power management company Eaton Corp. notched a double-digit gain in net income during the second quarter amid its highest quarterly rate of sales growth in nearly seven years.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2018
Business, Equipment

Allison Posts Record Revenue in 2Q

Allison plant A production-line worker places a torque converter into a transmission casing at Allison's Indianapolis plant. (Karen Kay Marlett Photography)

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. reported net income surged and record revenue in the second quarter on increased demand across all its end markets.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Hyliion Acquires Gentherm’s Battery Division

Hyliion heavy-duty truck A Hyliion heavy-duty truck outside the ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif. (Hyliion)

Heavy-duty vehicle supplier Hyliion has acquired the battery division of Gentherm Inc., a move intended to consolidate control of its battery technology supply chain that underpins its 6X4HE hybrid-electric axle.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 30, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Capitol Agenda for the Week of July 30: Bridge to Nowhere

Sen. Ted Cruz Sen. Ted Cruz delivers the opening remarks at the Space, Science, and Competitveness Subcommittee hearing July 25. (SenTedCruz via YouTube)

While some in the House were contemplating funding for the next major infrastructure upgrade, others in the Senate were discussing putting man on Mars. Here’s a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 30, 2018
Business, Equipment

Dana to Acquire Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Unit

Dana axle display at a trucking industry trade show John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Dana Inc. announced it signed a definitive agreement to purchase the drive systems segment of the Oerlikon Group, a Swiss manufacturer of high-precision gears, planetary hub drives for wheeled and tracked vehicles and products, control and software that support vehicle electrification across the mobility industry.

Transport Topics
July 30, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

What's Next on the Road to Self-Driving Trucks?

RoadSigns podcast

Automation in the trucking industry is ramping up quickly. But how will the next levels of automation be deployed? Episode 2 of RoadSigns has the answers. Click to listen.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2018
Business, Equipment

Stemco Names Eric Vaillancourt President

Stemco Trailer Tail Stemco TrailerTail (Stemco via YouTube)

Stemco announced it hired Eric Vaillancourt as its new president.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2018
Business, Equipment

Cummins Marks Milestone With 2 Millionth Engine

Cummins X15 A Cummins X15 engine on display at 2016 MCE. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Cummins Inc. announced the production of its 2 millionth engine, an X15, at the Jamestown (N.Y.) Engine Plant.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Bosselman Adds Bandag Retreads

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. announced it has partnered with Bandag, a business unit of Bridgestone Americas Inc., to provide Bandag retreads at all Boss Truck Shops locations.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2018

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