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Betts Spring Joins CVSN

Betts Spring Company has been accepted as a supplier member of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN). Betts Spring specializes in manufacturing spray suppression solutions for Class 7 and 8 tractor and trailer applications. Genuine brands include Betts (mud guard hangers), Life-Time Fenders (quarter, single axle and tandem fenders) and the recently announced strategic alliance ...

Etzel named CEO of Continental Tire the Americas

Continental Tire the Americas announced that effective July 1, Jochen Etzel will be chief executive officer, replacing Matthias Schoenberg who previously was named global head of ContiTech’s Fluid Technology business unit. Approaching 20 years with Continental, Etzel started his career as a lawyer in Continental’s corporate law department. “We ...

Sensors detect water in fuel tank

Dieselcraft Fluid Engineering has developed a line of sensors designed to detect water at the fuel tank bottom before it gets dispensed or for installation in water separators to alert the user to water presence. The Dieselcraft Model 06-5 and 06-6SP Sensors are a solid-state sending unit and a self-grounding stainless steel probe. The Model ...

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 always committed to developing more tools available for our dealers to utilize and for our customers to efficiently find information about our products,” ...

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 ...