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Yokohama Tire announces price increase

Yokohama Tire Corp. on Monday, June 13, announced that it will implement a price increase of an average of 8 percent on all of its light and medium commercial truck tires sold in the United States, effective July1. There also will be in-line adjustments, which will be announced ...

Eaton leads dialogue on Green transportation

Green mobility, alternative energy and energy efficiency were among the topics of discussion at the Energy Evolution: Achieving Sustainable Urbanization in China symposium, presented by Eaton Corp. The half-day event, held in Beijing, brought together business, public-sector and academic leaders to discuss how they can work together to ...

Ingersoll Rand presented with TechShop Magazine’s Top 5 Tools award

Ingersoll Rand has been awarded with TechShop Magazine’s 2010 Top 5 Tools award. Each month, TechShop Magazine’s readers report on the top five tools used in their shop. Award winners are determined based on the number of times a company or product is mentioned in the previous six issues ...

Wingfoot celebrates 10 years of service and support

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems celebrated10 years of providing tires and tire services at more than 180 commercial tire sales, service and retread facilities across the United States. The company, which also offers preventive maintenance and tire services at 36 on-highway truck care centers in 15 states, celebrated its 10-year ...

Hankook announces Indonesian plant to meet U.S. demand

Hankook Tire on Thursday, June 9, announced details of its new plant in Lippo Cikarang, Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia, and celebrated its position as one of the fastest-growing tire companies in the world with a groundbreaking ceremony for its seventh production plant. The plant, comprised of four major production ...

On-board diagnostic system introduced

CarCheckup has announced the release of its new Fleet Management System. According to the company, the system uses on-board diagnostic (OBD-II) technology to monitor and analyze information that enables fleet managers to reduce fuel costs, proactively maintain vehicles and increase productivity. “CarCheckup empowers fleet managers by giving them information ...

Cummins to add 600 new professionals, new office in Columbus, Ind.

Cummins Inc. on Friday, June 10, announced that it will add 600 new professional employees in a new office building in downtown Columbus, Ind. The announcement is the third expansion project in southern Indiana announced by Cummins in the past year. Once the new building is filled, in ...

Heavy Duty Hall of Famer Wayne Keller dies

Wayne Keller, founder of Truck Pride and 2011 HDAW Heavy Duty Aftermarket Hall of Fame inductee, died Saturday, June, 11. Keller was a driving force behind CFS and an outspoken proponent of the independent heavy-duty distributor. A visitation was held on June 13 in Towson, Md. A mass of ...

Von Meister named president of Navistar China

Navistar, Inc. recently announced that Rudi von Meister will lead the company’s efforts in China as the company works to finalize its joint venture agreements with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC). “We are proud to have Rudi join the Navistar team and are confident that his leadership background ...

Michelin introduces new steer tire with guarantee

Michelin says its new Michelin XZA3+ Evertread steer tire will get 30 percent more miles than the competition. “Michelin is always looking to build on our existing industry-leading products and bring to market new technologies that deliver the next level of performance without compromise,” says Ted Becker, vice president ...