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Ambest to feature Michelin tires, products

Michelin Americas Truck Tires and Ambest have signed a cooperative agreement for Ambest to feature Michelin truck tires and related ...

Wingfoot opens Truck Care Center in Texas

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems has opened a new Wingfoot Truck Care Center location in Baytown, Texas. The 10,300-square-foot facility, the 38th location in the Wingfoot Truck Care Center chain, is located along Interstate 10 at Exit 789. The center sells Goodyear, Dunlop and Kelly truck tires, plus retreaded tires. ...

Eaton completes acquisition of German filtration systems provider

Eaton Corp. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, announced it has completed its purchase of E. Begerow GmbH & Co KG announced ...

Cummins releases 2010-11 Sustainability Report

Cummins Inc. announced the release of its 2010-11 Sustainability Report, which focuses on the company’s efforts to build cleaner products and reduce the size of its own environmental footprint. In keeping with the company’s international growth, the report includes stories on initiatives in Africa, Brazil, China, India, the ...

Tru-Balance offers wheel stud cleaning brush

Tru-Balance’s X-2511-SB heavy-duty stud brush features an open design for cleaning wheel studs in minutes with one pass without reverse rotation. The independent brushes are made from stainless steel and can be rotated as needed for added brush life; one brush can be removed for using the tool ...

PeopleNet expands tire pressure monitoring

PeopleNet, a provider of integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems for fleet management, announced the addition of two companies — Doran Manufacturing and BatRF by Stemco — that integrate with its Tire Pressure Monitoring Service. PeopleNet initially began offering tire pressure monitoring in 2010 with Advantage PressurePro. In addition ...

Kinedyne appoints sales agent for U.K. market

Kinedyne Corp., a provider of cargo securement solutions for the transportation industry, announced that it is moving to expand its global market presence and has appointed Cargo Securing Solutions Limited as its exclusive sales agent to cover the U.K. market and the surrounding region. The expansion effort will ...

Vigillo releases inspection management system

Vigillo LLC has released its new Inspection Management System (IMS). According to the company, the web-based application represents a new category of product designed to automatically track and manage all aspects of roadside inspections. Schneider National is the first carrier to utilize this innovative one-of-a-kind product. “The Vigillo Inspection Management ...

2011 MOOG Commercial Vehicle Chassis Catalog released

The 2011 MOOG Commercial Vehicle Master Chassis Catalog is now available from Federal-Mogul Corporation. Federal-Mogul’s MOOG brand is said to deliver steering solutions for the world’s hardest working vehicles, and the new 372-page catalog features the latest MOOG coverage for applications from more than 30 global commercial truck, bus ...

Pulse of Commerce Index dips 0.2% in July

The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index, issued Wednesday, Aug. 10, dipped 0.2 percent in July on a seasonally and workday adjusted basis, offsetting some of the relatively strong 1.0 percent gain posted in June. "In July, the U.S. economy remained in 'she loves me, she loves me not' mode," ...