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Remanufactured parts sales increasing

The increase in sales of used Class 8 trucks in North America has resulted in a jump in the number ...

Jackson Truck & Trailer to offer Trojan Battery products

Trojan Battery Co., a manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, is partnering with Jackson Truck & Trailer, a national supplier of trucking supplies and equipment, to offer maintenance-free Trojan AGM battery technology to power heavy-duty trucking starting applications and electrical system operations. “Trojan prides itself on having an extensive network of ...

Polk enhances aftermarket demand forecast for Class 3-8 vehicles

Polk has expanded the categories of commercial vehicle components that are included in its forecast of demand for aftermarket commercial vehicle parts. Polk now offers 11 categories and more than 60 specific components included in the forecast, developed to help customers make good business decisions and better understand ...

Dana, Bosch Rexroth team for off-highway transmissions

Dana Holding Corp. and Bosch Rexroth AG on Thursday, Oct. 6, announced that they have completed their 50-50 joint venture to develop and manufacture advanced powersplit drive transmissions for the off-highway market. Known as Dana Rexroth Transmission Systems, the joint venture engineers, manufactures and markets hydromechanical variable powersplit ...

Utility Trailer launches mobile Website

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. announced the launch of the mobile version of the company’s corporate Website, www.utilitytrailer.com. The mobile Website is designed to provider users the ability to search for new and used trailers, obtain press information, view videos and locate a Utility dealer closest to the individual’s ...

Abato named VP of international sales at Ancra

Ancra International, in a strategic move to gain greater presence in the international markets, announced that Ralph Abato, vice president of sales and marketing has accepted the new position of vice president of International Sales for its Cargo Systems Division.  In his new role, Abato will concentrate on ...

Allison Transmission’s Hungary manufacturing operation opens

After a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting, the Allison Transmission Hungary Operation in Szentgotthard, Hungary is officially on-line. Currently, Allison's new manufacturing facility is producing 3000, 4000 and Torqmatic Series fully automatic transmissions for the company's international customers. Nearly 200 customers, OEMs, Hungarian dignitaries and Allison workers celebrated the ...

New side turn lamps from Grote

Grote Industries has introduced its new family of six side turn lamps. According to Grote, a variety of mounting designs and connector options make the lamps unique in the marketplace and suitable for multiple applications: including aerodynamic skirts, restricted space between frame rails and locations where a separate mounting ...

Accuride appoints Hazlett to VP position

Accuride Corporation has appointed Scott D. Hazlett as senior vice president and general manager of its Accuride Wheels business unit. In this capacity, Hazlett will report directly to Rick Dauch, Accuride president and CEO. “(Hazlett) is an inspiring, high-impact leader who brings a solid track record leading the transportation ...

Thermoforming Conference recognizes Minimizer

Minimizer recently was named a Silver Medalist in the Heavy Gauge Vacuum Forming Parts Competition at the 2011 Thermoforming Conference in Schaumburg, Ill. Minimizer says the products it delivers to the heavy-duty truck industry, including its new Minimizer Chrome Poly fender, require the company to be an expert ...