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Cummins forms joint venture for China MidRange engines

Cummins Inc. and Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. Ltd. announced a joint-venture partnership to manufacture MidRange engines at a new facility ...

Heri Automotive to release value proposition

Heri Automotive will hold a briefing to unveil its value proposition and commitment to the aftermarket at 3 p.m. on ...

Goodyear’s Uni-Maxx Truck Care network adds member

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new member to its Uni-Maxx Truck Care on-highway service network: Ashland, Va.-based Highway Service Ventures/Patriot Farms Flying J. Three Highway Service Ventures/Patriot Farms Flying J locations ― one in Ruther Glen, Va., another in Elkton, Md., and a third in ...

Kenworth, Peterbilt working with microturbine developer on hybrid trucks

Capstone Turbine Corp., a clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced that it is working with Kenworth and Peterbilt to demonstrate Class 7 and 8 microturbine range extended series hybrid trucks. During the recent Hybrid Truck User's Forum in Baltimore, it was announced that both Kenworth and ...

Dana designs active warm-up technology

Dana Holding Corp. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, announced that its new line of Long active and passive warm-up units, designed to help automakers meet regulatory standards by delivering improved fuel economy and reduced emissions, are being supplied to Ford Motor Co. for the 2012 Ford Edge. Dana says its ...

Selleck takes reins at Michelin North America

Pete Selleck, a 29-year Michelin veteran, on Monday, Oct. 17, began his tenure as chairman and president of Michelin North America, succeeding Richard “Dick” Wilkerson, who is retiring to become chairman emeritus. Selleck assumes responsibility for coordinating all Michelin activities in Canada, Mexico and the United States. He returns ...

Fras-le announces new hire, promotion

Fras-le North America Inc. has named Rafael Di Buono its new product manager and announced the promotion of Leandro Girardi to the position of managing director, Fras-le Europe GmbH. Di Buono brings more than 15 years of experience in the automotive industry to his role with Fras-le, and will ...

Truck-Lite releases perimeter lamp

Truck-Lite says it has developed a LED Perimeter Lamp application that provides exterior visibility to either side or rear door lift gate areas of a trailer that conventional dome lamps cannot reach. According to Truck-Lite, this new product innovation uses white light LED technology to illuminate loading and unloading ...

Jacobs awarded best plant for 2011

Jacobs Vehicle Systems was named “Best Plant Worldwide” for 2011 by its parent company. Jacobs says it is pleased to be recognized as the best plant given the tremendous competition from a portfolio of premier operating companies. According to Jacobs, the award is based on its performance as measured against ...

Meritor allies with Takata on safety systems, makes sales tool public

Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems and Takata Corp.’s U.S. subsidiary, TK Holdings Inc., have signed a letter of intent to establish a strategic alliance in which the companies will work together to develop new active safety systems products for North American commercial vehicles. Meritor also announced that its ...