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Alcoa’s Myers named HDMA chairman

Tim Myers, president of Alcoa Wheels, was named 2015 chairman of the Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association (HDMA) at the 25th Annual ...

Cummins preparing for nationwide tour

Cue the music; Cummins is “heading out on the highway.” The company announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville ...

MATS trade show floor opens Thursday

The trade show floor opened Thursday afternoon at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Vendors from across the industry are set up at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center and were greeted by throngs of attendees. The show continues tomorrow. We'll have more pictures over the next ...

Alliance Truck Parts debuts reference tool

Alliance Truck Parts has launched a new online parts cross reference tool. The web-based tool consolidates data from the top OEM and independent manufacturers, creating a single point of access that allows customers to find the right Alliance truck part for their specific truck make and model. With a simple ...

General Tire celebrates 100 years with renewed focus

In celebration of 100 years of innovation, experience and reliability, General Tire launched three new highway truck tires at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. In a press conference Wednesday before the show's Thursday, March 26, opening, Alex Chmiel, in marketing with General's parent company, Continental, emphasized ...

Kenworth unveils new truck & more from MATS

Kenworth announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. the launch of a customized, limited edition, premium truck – the ICON 900. The ICON 900 is a highly stylized and modernized tribute to the classic W900L, a truck Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing ...

“Leading the Change” named theme for HDA Truck Pride meeting

HDA Truck Pride announces the theme for its upcoming annual meeting is “Leading the Change.” Now in its fifth year as a sales and marketing organization, HDA Truck Pride continues to set records through synergy, enhancement of their members’ operational efficiencies and sales opportunities. Cognizant of industry changes, HDA ...

Listening to the voice of the customer

There are few gifts in business more valuable than customer feedback. The insight into a customer’s mind is invaluable; and because feedback is most common when something goes wrong, it is nearly always focused on an area that needs improvement. Customer feedback not only showcases a company’s faults, it also ...

Registration open for CVSN’s May training courses

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) says seats are still available for its upcoming “Training for Success and Growth” seminar, to be held May 1-3, 2015, at the Westin Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. Among the speakers on tap for the upcoming event are Dr. Al Bates, Anna Liotta and Ron ...

Four suppliers to sponsor Northwood University students at MATS

The heavy-duty supplier industry once again has come together to sponsor four Northwood University students to attend this month’s Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville. Sponsored by Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) member companies Accuride, Bergstrom, Dana, Pressure Systems International (PSI), the students will spend next week assisting event organizers, ...

An unlikely ally

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