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Mitsubishi Fuso boosts Canter fuel economy with new air deflector

A new air deflector being offered by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. is designed to reduce drag while boosting fuel economy. The deflector is available for all Mitsubishi Fuso 2012 Canter FE/FG Series standard-cab models as well as for 2005-10 standard-cab FE and FG models. The ...

Inter-Continental Gear & Brake USA to expand

Inter-Continental Gear & Brake USA Inc. has announced the opening of its new Dallas-Fort Worth location. The store will be located in Grand Prairie, Texas, between Dallas and Fort Worth, and its products will include light-, medium- and heavy-duty powertrain components for transmissions, transfer-case, and axle, clutches, hydraulics, driveline ...

Retrofit of MTIS by PSI demonstrated at technology event

Meritor, Inc. and Pressure Systems International (PSI) demonstrated a four man-hour retrofit of the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI during their annual fleet technology event. Meritor says fleets often spec new trailers with MTIS by PSI when they learn how it can lower their operating costs by ...

Accuride hires VP of supply chain management

Accuride Corporation has appointed Mary E. Blair as senior vice president of supply chain management, effective immediately. According to Accuride, Blair will be responsible for the company’s global activities in the areas of strategic sourcing, logistics, supplier quality and development and inventory control and planning. She will report directly ...

Fumoto showcases engine oil drain valve

Fumoto Engineering’s N-Series Engine Oil Drain Valve is designed to replace standard oil drain plugs to help simplify oil changing. The forged brass ball valve allows the operator to drain oil by turning the lever, and then turning it back to the locking position to prevent accidental opening. A ...

Bendix Spicer earns award for expansion

Job growth at the Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB) wheel-end production facility in Bowling Green, Ky., has earned the company a 2011 Business Expansion Award from the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce. A joint venture between Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Dana Commercial Vehicle Products, LLC, ...

Eaton research facility adds EV charging stations

Eaton Corp. announced the addition of three solar systems and two electric vehicle charging stations to its Power Systems Experience Center, a full-scale demonstration, test facility and laboratory for training, testing and demonstration of Eaton's electrical products and solutions. At peak output, the new systems will offset about ...

Cummins forms joint venture for China MidRange engines

Cummins Inc. and Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. Ltd. announced a joint-venture partnership to manufacture MidRange engines at a new facility to be built in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Province, in southern China. The new joint-venture operation will commence engine production in 2013. Volume is planned to reach 50,000 units, ...

Heri Automotive to release value proposition

Heri Automotive will hold a briefing to unveil its value proposition and commitment to the aftermarket at 3 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Sands Expo Center Room 102 during the AAPEX 2011 meeting in Las Vegas. Heri Automotive’s leadership team of Dick Adams, president and Tim Phillips, executive ...

Goodyear’s Uni-Maxx Truck Care network adds member

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new member to its Uni-Maxx Truck Care on-highway service network: Ashland, Va.-based Highway Service Ventures/Patriot Farms Flying J. Three Highway Service Ventures/Patriot Farms Flying J locations ― one in Ruther Glen, Va., another in Elkton, Md., and a third in ...