Scott Shriber appointed Group Publisher of Content for Babcox Media
Babcox Media Inc. has announced that Scott Shriber, group publisher, will be assuming new responsibilities across all brands in the company’s portfolio.
March trailer orders lowest in nearly three years
Trailer orders in March were down, according to both ACT Research and FTR. ACT Research Co.’s preliminary estimate for March 2019 net trailer orders is 15,600 units. Net orders dropped 35% from February and were approximately 48% below a year ago. “Although current backlogs consume the majority of available build slots this year, particularly in
Bendix to release SafetyDirect Mobile app
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has announced plans to launch a new mobile app called SafetyDirect Mobile. The app pairs with Bendix hardware and its SafetyDirect system in an effort to enhance fleet safety and driver training efforts, the company said.
WABCO introduces Active Lateral Safety technology suite for commercial vehicles
WABCO Holdings Inc. has introduced an integrated Active Lateral Safety technology suite.
HDNABI North America Brake Industry enters heavy-duty commercial vehicle market
A new heavy-duty brake maker known as HDNABI North America Brake Industry has announced its entry into the North American heavy-duty market. The new company will manufacture air disc brake and axle system packages.
Bendix launches retrofit upgrade program for driver assistance technologies
Bendix’s commercial vehicle safety technologies are now available through a retrofit upgrade program.
Magnum Trailer & Equipment introduces new moose bumper for Kenworth W990L
Magnum Trailer & Equipment Inc. has introduced the Texas Titan Four Post Moose Bumper built for the Kenworth W990L. The bumper uses 6061-T6 aluminum tubing with an 18.5-in. extruded beam reinforced with 3/16-in. stiffeners. It bolts on to the front of a truck with a steel mount assembly to support the front facing aluminum guard.
Schneider continues investment in company-owned Intermodal equipment
Schneider completed its conversion to a company-owned and managed chassis fleet last year, and continues to invest in company-owned equipment including Intermodal chassis, containers and tractors.
Paragon adds ‘track my driver’ function to fleXipod
Paragon Software Systems has added a map-based track my driver service to its fleXipod proof of delivery system.
Carrier Transicold of Detroit, RETO named Dealer of the Year by Carrier Transicold
Carrier Transicold of Detroit and Refrigeración Especializada para el Transporte de Occidente (RETO) were named dealers of the year for North America and Latin America, respectively, at the annual meeting of Carrier Transicold’s Truck/Trailer/Rail Americas dealers. Carrier Transicold recognized the 2018 performance by its North America and Latin America dealers, reflected in a record 149
Navistar forms service partnership with Love’s Travel Stops
Navistar Inc., has signed a service partnership agreement with Love’s Travel Stops, which adds more than 315 Love’s Truck Tire Care and Speedco locations and more than 1,000 technicians to Navistar’s International service network. The partnership, which will be fully operational in the second half of 2019, authorizes most Love’s and Speedco service locations to
Hendrickson launches Roadmaax heavy-duty air suspension for fire and rescue applications
Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems has announced the launch of ROADMAAX heavy-duty rear air suspensions for fire and rescue vehicles in North America at FDIC in Indianapolis.