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Cummins again named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Cummins Inc. announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the seventh consecutive year. The index recognizes the top 10 percent of the world’s largest public companies for their economic, social and environmental performance. Altogether, 342 companies were named to the 2011 World ...

Kenworth offers Cummins ISX11.9 with rear engine PTO

Kenworth Truck Co. announced that it now offers the Cummins ISX11.9 engine with rear engine power takeoff on the T800 and W900S models. The option is suited for selected vocational applications such as concrete ready mix, construction, crane and cherry picker, mining and oil well field service, refuse ...

Michelin Commercial Service Network increasing coverage, enhancing road service

The Michelin Commercial Service Network says it has added about 200 locations to increase its coverage by nearly 70 percent since being launched in February. Michelin says the network also has enhanced the Michelin OnCall Emergency Road Service, resulting in the network handling a projected 80 percent more ...

2011 CVSN Summit deemed a success

The future of the trucking industry was the focus of this year’s 2011 CVSN Aftermarket Distribution Summit, held Sept. 18-21 in Arlington, Va. and Washington, D.C. According to the CVSN, this year’s Summit was a success. The highlight was the first-ever legislative summit, coordinated by the CVSN with help ...

Bendix provides demonstrations for politicians in DC

Legislators, regulators and industry association representatives experienced safety, fuel economy and environmental technologies presentations for commercial vehicles firsthand during demonstrations by Bendix Sept. 14-15 in Washington, D.C. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC conducted the learning experience for the third consecutive year at RFK Stadium. More than 90 people attended ...

Fras-le releases online catalogs

Fras-le North America Inc. has released its new full-line and medium-duty brake pad product catalogs for the North American aftermarket that includes more than 300 new part numbers. The company also has introduced its new full product line catalog, which contains more than 1,000 part numbers for all ...

Inland Truck Parts opens store in Wyoming

Truck owners and the oil field industry in Wyoming now will have direct access to truck parts and remanufacturing services with the Oct. 17 opening of a new Inland Truck Parts location in Evansville, Wyo. According to Inland, the store will be managed by area residents Marshal Smouse and ...

Accuride announces sale of subsidiary

Accuride Corporation has announced it has sold its subsidiary Fabco Automotive Corporation to Fabco Holdings Inc., a new company formed and capitalized by Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd. in partnership with Stone River Capital Partners, LLC. Located in Livermore, Calif., Fabco produces a broad range of steer drive axles, transfer cases, ...

Kenworth adds Neway ADZ rear air suspension

Kenworth has added the Neway ADZ rear air suspension from SAF-Holland for heavy-duty and severe-duty applications. The ADZ suspension is designed for typical heavy-duty applications such as construction trucks, loggers and fire apparatus and emergency vehicles. The suspension also is for severe-duty applications where heavy vertical loads, high ...

Vipar adds another member

Vipar Heavy Duty has announced All Truck and Trailers Parts as the newest stockholder to join the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors. With over 100,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space at its headquarters in Commerce City, Colo., All Truck and Trailer Parts is said to have a well-established ...