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Navistar recognizes top suppliers with 2022 Supplier Excellence Awards

Navistar recently announced its 2022 Supplier Excellence Awards. The Supplier Excellence Awards recognize top performing suppliers from all around the world across a variety of industries. The 2022 Supplier Excellence Awards have been designed to recognize suppliers in two major categories: Performance and Leadership. The Performance Awards honor excellence in performance across quality, delivery, cost

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Seasonally adjusted June Class 8 truck orders in line with YTD average

Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in June were 15,500 units, while NA Classes 5-7 net orders were 17,800 units. Complete industry data for June, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-July. “Seasonal adjustment lifts the Class 8 June total to 18,300, representing the strongest seasonally adjusted total since March

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Volvo Trucks to construct California electrified charging corridor for medium-, heavy-duty EVs

Volvo Trucks North America announced that is joining forces with Volvo Financial Services, Volvo Technology of America, Shell Recharge Solutions, TEC Equipment, Affinity Truck Center, and Western Truck Center to develop a publicly accessible medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicle (MHD EV) charging network that connects several of California’s largest metropolitan areas. With an award from

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Is your trucking fleet under pressure?

While National Tire Safety Week is only recognized between June 27 and July 3, we took it upon ourselves here at FE to remind you that in order to properly maintain truck safety equipment, minimize tire failure, and maximize fuel economy, frequent tire inspections should be a regular practice for fleets year round. Keeping each

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Arnold Motor Supply announces new store opening

Arnold Motor Supply has officially opened its Lincoln location at 2811 W O Street. Lincoln residents are most likely familiar with the West O location and its roots dating back to the early 1980’s as Snow Auto Supply. Joe H. Snow served as a Colonel in the United States Air Force for 28 years before

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Southco’s new C2 lever latch offers auto-relock functionality

Southco has introduced the newest product in its successful C2 series of lever latches, with a new push to lock option that incorporates an auto-relock feature. With customizable features, versatile locking styles and a streamlined industrial appearance, the push to lock C2 Lever Latch provides upgraded functionality that can be used to demonstrate compliance with industry

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Used Class 8 retail sales volumes, average age higher in May, while price, miles slightly lower

According to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research, used Class 8 retail volumes (same dealer sales) were 8% higher month-over-month. Longer term, volumes were down 38% y/y. Average price and miles were each down 2% compared to April, but average price rose 64%

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Continental highlights Ultrasonic Back-Up Sensor Kit

Continental, a global supplier of systems, components, and tires to automobile, truck, and agriculture/construction equipment manufacturers, now offers an Ultrasonic Back-Up Sensor Kit that can be retrofitted to or incorporated as OEM for virtually any vehicle including commercial vehicles, RVs, and off-highway, agricultural, material handling equipment, the company noted in a press release. Out of

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Navistar touts International eMV Series electric truck achievements

Navistar recognizes numerous customer and partner milestones achieved with its International eMV Series battery-electric medium duty truck. In full production since August 2021, the eMV Series provides a flexible design that has offered customers a wide variety of specification options to serve various markets, the OEM noted in a press release. Recent vehicle deliveries over

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Cummins announces Jennifer Rumsey to serve as CEO

Cummins announced that, effective August 1, 2022, Tom Linebarger will end his term as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Jennifer Rumsey, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), will assume the role of President and CEO. Rumsey will be the seventh CEO and first woman to lead the company since it was founded in 1919. Linebarger

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ZF appoints Dr. Holger Klein Chairman, CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Dr. Holger Klein, Member of the Board of Management responsible for the Asia-Pacific region, Car Chassis Technology Division, Aftermarket and Production, succeeds Wolf-Henning Scheider as Chairman and CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG at the turn of the year 2022/2023. At the same time, Dr. Peter Laier will join the Board of Management to lead the

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Lytx launches DVIR service to improve safety programs, increase efficiency

Lytx Inc. has released a new Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR) service for fleets. DVIR solutions are an important component for any maintenance program and can identify existing (and potential) issues with a vehicle. Required documentation for commercial vehicles is also needed to meet government DVIR mandates. For vehicles that do not fall under the mandate,