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Toyo launches Facebook and Twitter pages

Toyo Tires has debuted company Facebook and Twitter pages. According to Toyo, the new sites include photos, videos, automotive news, tire tips and prize giveaways. Toyo’s Facebook page also includes downloadable wallpaper featuring the Toyo-sponsored media, including race car driver Robby Gordon. “These are exciting opportunities to strengthen our ...

Goodyear’s fleetHQ releases tire replacement photos

Goodyear announced that fleetHQ dealers now offer photos of a replaced tire during a road service call as an added service to its fleetHQ solutions portfolio. The service, called TirePix, provides truck owners and fleet managers two photos of the tire that was replaced as part of the ...

Fleetline Products earns Paccar’s top recognition

Fleetline Products has earned Paccar’s top quality award for the second consecutive year. Paccar Inc. has presented Fleetline with its 50 ...

Volvo recognizes top dealer of 2010

Volvo Trucks North America has honored Westfall Odell Truck Sales of Kansas City, Mo. as the company’s 2010 dealer of the year. Westfall began operations in 1951 and is now the largest Volvo Trucks parts provider in the Midwest. According to Volvo, the company offers 24-hour parts and ...

Hume named regional manager at Hutchens

Hutchens Industries announces the promotion of Kandy Hume to regional manager for the Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, western Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska and South Dakota. She will be responsible for calling on existing Hutchens’ customers, as well as developing new opportunities throughout the territory. Hume has worked at Hutchens for ...

New Firestone drive tire

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Group (BCSG), a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, is introducing the new Firestone brand FD695 PLUS drive tire. The FD695 PLUS is approved for use on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay-certified equipment and is suited for fleets running California Air Resources Board (CARB)-compliant vehicles. The ...

Meritor and PSI renew alliance

Meritor, Inc. and Pressure Systems International (PSI) have announced the renewal of their alliance covering the distribution of the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI in North America. Under terms of the agreement, Meritor remains the exclusive distributor of MTIS by PSI for the commercial semi-trailer market and ...

Haldex receives Caterpillar supplier award

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems has earned Caterpillar‘s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) bronze award at the company’s Marion, N.C. facility. Haldex’s Marion facility builds new and remanufactured products (mostly air compressors) for Caterpillar’s air brake vehicles. According to Haldex, Caterpillar’s SQEP program is designed to place special emphasis on ...

Goodyear introduces Super Single Tire for severe-duty applications

Goodyear is releasing the G278 MSD to replace its G178 Super Single and provide enhanced mileage, as the result of a one-inch larger footprint, deeper tread depth and special compounding. Available in 385, 425, and 445/65R sizes in 22.5, the G278 MSD is an all position tire for on/off ...

Mack to roll out new products at Waste Expo 2011

Mack Trucks Inc. will showcase its TerraPro refuse series lineup, including a natural gas-powered version, and roll out several new product enhancements during Waste Expo 2011 in Dallas. Introduced in Oct. 2010 at the Mack World Sales Conference, the NG-powered version of the TerraPro Cabover gives customers an ...