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Heri Automotive launches drive axles in North America

Heri Automotive, Inc. has launched a new line of new constant velocity drive axles to the North American aftermarket. Heri Automotive, which opened its U.S. headquarters in Phoenix in June, will supply the North American market from warehouses in New York and Miami. The company plans to open a ...

Cobra Electronics debuts CB radio microphone system

Cobra Electronics unveiled its new remote CB microphone system at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. The new remote CB ...

RigDig helps used truck buyers make smarter decisions

RigDig says its truck history reports help fleet managers, dealers and owner-operators make informed used truck purchase decisions. By logging ...

Great Dane returns to GATS

Great Dane Trailers is back at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, displaying products such as the newly redesigned Classic Truckload lightweight reefer and the MXP-120 all-aluminum platform trailer engineered to maximize payload versatility. The 53-foot Classis Truckload reefer is enhanced with products such as the company-exclusive ThermoGuard ...

Is a low-cost truck invasion on the horizon?

Sandeep Kar, global director, commercial vehicle research for Frost & Sullivan, a research group and “think tank” that concentrates on global infrastructure and transportation issues, thinks a low-cost truck "invasion" may be on the horizon. Speaking at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, which began Wednesday, Aug. 24, in conjunction ...

Trucking exec urges industry to adapt

The trucking industry is reshaping itself within rapid market changes, Navistar’s sales and marketing vice president James Hebe said Thursday, Aug. 25. “The conditions since 2006 have changed our industry forever,” Hebe told trucking executives gathered for the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference prior to the start of the Great ...

Minimizer debuts chrome poly fenders

Minimizer released its newest product, a chrome poly fender currently available in multiple sizes, at the Great American Trucking Show Thursday in Dallas. The new products are designed with the gleam of traditional chrome metal but with the company’s poly features and durability for less maintenance, while lowering the ...

Valvoline introduces new UltraMax products

Valvoline released two more innovations to its new UltraMax product line at the Great American Trucking Show Thursday in Dallas. Valvoline debuted the UltraMax line with the release of new hydraulic oil in March and has since added to it. Its two newest offerings are a fully synthetic 10W-40 ...

Monthly tonnage index down 1.3% in July, year-over-year up 3.9%

The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.3 percent in July after rising a revised 2.6 percent in June. June’s increase was slightly less than the 2.8 percent ATA previously reported. The latest pullback put the adjusted index at 114 in July, down ...

Kenworth NavPlus can be ordered on Class 5-8 trucks

Kenworth Truck Co. announced that its NavPlus navigation and business technology system is now available for order on its Class 5-8 trucks. NavPlus is standard on Kenworth trucks with all premium interior trim offerings and on Kenworth diesel-electric hybrid vehicles. The system is available as an optional upgrade ...