Vigillo offers custom data analytics reports
IQLab, a new division of Vigillo LLC that offers customized reports on CSA issues, has released two new reports: CSA Points Gauge and the Carrier Benchmark2.
Yokohama to build U.S. truck tire plant
With a capital investment of $300 million, tire maker Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., is planning construction of a new plant in West Point, Miss., to produce truck and bus tires.
Kit Masters to give away Harley-Davidson
The manufacturer of GoldTop fan clutch rebuild kits is running a summer-long promotion, which concludes with a drawing for a customized 2013 Harley-Davidson Fatboy motorcycle.
Spectra Premium Industries named Vendor of the Year
AutoZone, Inc., a retailer and distributor of auto parts and accessories, has recognized Spectra Premium Industries as its Vendor of the Year.
TCG signs PC*MILER reseller agreement
Transportation Costing Group (TCG) announced it has entered into a reseller agreement with ALK Technologies. The agreement allows TCG to sell ALK’s industry standard PC* Miller products directly to its customers.
Watson & Chalin rolls out full line of trailer axles
The addition of trailer axles to its product portfolio has been announced by Watson & Chalin. The axles are available in capacities up to 25,000 lbs with a wide range of other features.
Stemco announces seven year OEM wheel end systems
Two new PPS+7 wheel end packages from Stemco provide seven year limited parts and labor warranty by adding select components to the company’s five-year Platinum Performance System Plus offering.
PeopleNet and Drivewyze enter collaborative agreement
PeopleNet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding and entered into a collaborative business relationship with Drivewyze Inc., creators of the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service.
Shell plans LNG transport corridors
Pending final regulatory permitting, two new LNG corridors operated by Shell Oil Co. are expected to begin operations and production in about three years.
VDO RoadLog delivers all-in-one logbook and reporting solution
The new VDO RoadLog Electronic On Board Recorder (EOBR) developed by Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket allows drivers to record and report Hours of Service (HOS) in On-duty, Driving, Sleeper Berth and Off-duty categories, and provides a warning if allowable limits will be exceeded.
Mitsubishi Fuso continues low APR financing
For its Spring It On! sales event, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) is continuing to offer 1.4% APR financing for 36 months on all new 2012–2014 Canter FE Series medium-duty trucks sold in the U.S.
Mitchell 1 introduces labor time estimating program
TruckLabor, a labor time estimating solution for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, has been introduced by Mitchell 1. The cloud-based system automatically provides the most current labor time data.