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Kenworth of South Florida–Fort Pierce relocates, upgrades to full-service dealership

Kenworth of South Florida–Fort Pierce, has relocated to a new location and upgraded its parts and service store to a full-service dealership. “Our previous facility was on a small lot, which limited our ability to grow and provide a full range of services to our customers,” said Todd Hays, Kenworth of South Florida, dealer principal.

International Truck recognizes its North American Dealer of the Year

International Truck announces Ryan Nelson, dealer principal of Nelson Leasing Inc., as the 2021 North American Dealer of the Year. The award recognizes the top International dealer for their commitment to provide industry-leading uptime and unparalleled performance in annual sales, service and customer satisfaction. In March of 1953, Nelson Leasing was founded by Nelson’s father. Currently,

BYD transit bus, motor coaches eligible for California 2022 HVIP Funding

BYD announced that buyers of its line of American-made battery-electric transit buses and motorcoaches are eligible for incentives through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) 2022 Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). Vehicles in the voucher program include BYD’s entire battery electric transit bus and motorcoach lines. HVIP is a first-come,

New Southern Regional Manager appointed By Hutchens Industries

Hutchens Industries has appointed Jason McCann as its new Southern Regional Manager. As the South’s Regional Manager, Jason is responsible for customer relations and sales in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. When asked why he decided to accept this new challenge at Hutchens, Jason replied: “I’ve worked at Hutchens for the past 11

Dire Truck Parts joins Power Heavy Duty network

Dire Truck Parts is the newest distributor to join the Power Heavy Duty network. Headquartered in El Dorado, Kansas, Dire Truck Parts provides high-quality heavy duty truck and trailer parts and parts delivery throughout Butler County and in surrounding markets. Led by a management team with more than 80 years of experience, the company serves customers

OnTerra Systems announces RouteSavvy route planning app

OnTerra Systems, the developers of RouteSavvy route planning software, announced a new RouteSavvy Mobile App with new delivery & service call management functionality and enhanced smartphone-based GPS tracking. RouteSavvy is web-based, subscription-based, software-as-a-service (SAAS) route planning software. Designed specifically for the needs of small to mid-sized businesses and non-profits, RouteSavvy generates more routes for deliveries,

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Eaton’s Vehicle Group introduces ePowertrain business unit

Power management company Eaton announced its Vehicle Group has formed a new ePowertrain business unit, which will focus on products from Eaton’s electrified vehicle (EV) transmission, reduction gearing and differential portfolios. Combining the product lines into a new ePowertrain business unit creates synergy among Eaton’s powertrain and EV experts and allows the Vehicle Group to offer its global customers

Bridgestone makes strategic investment in Yoshi Mobile Services

Bridgestone Americas announced a minority investment in Yoshi. Yoshi is a last-mile delivery platform focused on car care services for consumer, fleet, and corporate customers. The new partnership will accelerate both companies’ ability to meet the needs of car owners through the expansion of convenient and contactless vehicle-related services brought directly to customers’ homes and

Alcoa Wheels expands portfolio with aerodynamic solutions

Alcoa Wheels has launched its new steer wheel cover and the drive wheel cover plus wheel. The new products add aerodynamic advantages to Alcoa wheels, provide fuel savings by way of reducing air drag, are durable, easy to install and allow for seamless wheel inspections, according to Alcoa. Aerodynamic steer cover This patent-pending design is

Hyundai Translead introduces HT360 customer journey experience

Hyundai Translead announced products and solutions inspired by customer needs at TMC 2022. Through HT360, Hyundai Translead supports the entire customer journey from purchasing and financing to maintaining their fleet. Going beyond producing trailers, Hyundai Translead is focused on increasing the value of every product and investing in customer support, the company noted. According to

Goodyear launches tires for last-mile delivery

At this year’s Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla., and Work Truck Week summit in Indianapolis, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. showcased two new tires for the growing last-mile delivery sector: the Endurance RSA ULT and Fuel Max RSA ULT. With the fuel-efficient Fuel Max RSA and the “ElectricDrive Ready” Endurance

Alcoa reveals next generation of lightweight aluminum wheels

Alcoa Wheels introduced two new products featuring revolutionary technology at the 2022 TMC Meeting — the new Alcoa 22.5” x 8.25” wheel, ULT36x, and the lighter Alcoa 22.5” x 14” wheels, 84U61x and 84U64x. According to the company, the Alcoa ULT 36×22.5” x 8.25” wheel is 3 lbs. lighter than its predecessor, weighing just 36