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Utility creates new websites

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has announced the launch of a new corporate website, a mobile smartphone-friendly dealer directory and new Quick Response (QR) codes. “Utility is ...

Freightliner debuts AMT3 automated-manual transmission for M2 trucks

Freightliner Trucks on Monday, May 23, introduced its AMT3 automated-manual transmission for Business Class M2 vehicles. The new transmission technology combines the design principles of a manual transmission with intelligent electronics to form an automated two-pedal shift system designed to equalize driver performance and improve fuel economy. Unlike automatic ...

GE Capital Fleet Services launches eco Website

GE Capital Fleet Services announced it launched a new interactive eco Website, www.gefleet.com/eco/home, dedicated to alternative vehicles and services. The Website provides information, tools and educational materials to serve as a resource to help companies with greening their vehicle fleets. As part of the Website, GE Capital Fleet ...

Fontaine promotes Laney to product manager

Fontaine Fifth Wheel has promoted Robbie Laney to product manager. In this role, Laney will manage all new product launches, and integrate the efforts of the manufacturing, engineering and purchasing teams. Fontaine says Laney will also coordinate cost estimates for new products and manage the quotations of all ...

Coxreels expands manufacturing capabilities

Coxreels – a provider of hose, cord and cable reels – has announced the expansion of its manufacturing capabilities, which the company says will double capacity levels by the end of 2011. Coxreels says it saw a major increase in sales throughout 2010 and that the additional space will ...

Eaton showcases energy-efficient facility, technologies

Eaton Corp. last week showcased its new Baltimore/Washington, D.C., Solution Center in Hanover, Md., with educational sessions, plant tours and product demonstrations for visiting federal officials and business leaders. The attendees, from the Baltimore/Washington corridor, had a first look at Eaton’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified facility ...

Compli reaches partnerships with two industry providers

Compli recently completed partnership agreements with two trucking industry providers.  The new integrations with Sterling Infosystems, Inc. and Instructional Technologies, Inc. allow fleets to manage an extensive menu of recruitment and retention tools, screening services and online safety training programs as part of a single employee management system ...

PacLease adds four new locations

Paccar Leasing Company continues to expand its franchise network in North America with the addition of four locations in the United States. “Paccar dealers are looking for more ways to serve their customers and markets — and full-service leasing offers that opportunity,” says PacLease President Bob Southern. “Companies find full-service leasing ...

Ridewell adds project engineer

Ridewell Suspensions is pleased to announce the addition of Matthew Koontz to the engineering team.  As Project Engineer, he works primarily with auxiliary axle suspensions. Koontz comes to Ridewell with over 10 years of design experience. His background includes the designing tank components, as well as tools for improving ...

Mack to increase production at Pennsylvania plant

Mack Trucks, Inc. today announced that, primarily due to increased demand for Mack Pinnacle model highway trucks, the company will boost production at its Macungie, Pa., truck plant in August and hire approximately 300 people to support the increase.  Because of recent recalls of employees laid off during ...