SAF-HOLLAND aftermarket offers Gabriel shock absorbers
The entire heavy-duty line of Gabriel shock absorbers is now available from SAF-HOLLAND through its North American aftermarket distributors and dealers. The product line includes 424 part numbers for heavy-duty truck and trailer suspensions.
Meritor names Ivor J. Evans chairman, CEO and president
The Board of Directors of Meritor Inc. has named Ivor J. Evans chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president. A member of the Board of Directors of Meritor since 2005, Evans has been serving as the company’s executive chairman, interim chief executive officer and president since May 3, 2013.
Pressure Systems International expands quality control laboratory
To accommodate new equipment that improves its capability to conduct root cause analysis, testing to meet quality requirements as part of manufacturing improvement initiatives and to qualify test equipment and components, Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) has expanded its San Antonio quality control laboratory and product testing facility.
Industry asked to rank top concerns
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), a trucking industry not-for-profit research organization, launched its 2013 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey, commissioned by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), asks trucking industry participants to rank their top issues of concern along with strategies for addressing each issue.
Mitsubishi Fuso offers Morgan Maximizer step-in bodies
The full line of Canter FE Series cabover models from Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. is now available with Maximizer step-in bodies from Morgan Corp.
Freightliner gears up for NASCAR September sweepstakes
The official hauler of NASCAR, Freightliner Trucks, is announcing its NASCAR Weekend “Freightliner Hauler Challenge” Sweepstakes.
PeopleNet honors customer innovators
Recipients of 2013 Innovator of the Year Awards from PeopleNet were presented to fleets for “exceptional leadership in using PeopleNet to create unique solutions that accelerate/drive return on investment (ROI).”
Odyssey Battery announces photo contest
A Facebook contest to discover the “Top Moment of Summer” photo has been announced by Odyssey battery manufacturer EnerSys.
Thomas Built Buses hosts Back to School Photo Contest
The top five winners in the Thomas Built Buses Back to School Photo Contest will each receive a $2,000 donation for their school’s programs in science, technology and math.
PIT to evaluate fuel consumption of North American and European trucks
A verification of trucking technology performance comparing fuel consumption of trucks, and evaluations of trailer side skirts and other new and unique products, is being planned by FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group.
Caterpillar offers Holland fifth wheels
Class 8 models from Caterpillar Trucks can now be ordered with Holland FW35 Fifth Wheels from SAF-Holland. The FW35 models are available for online installation.
Meritor named standard axle supplier by Capacity Trucks
Capacity Trucks has named Meritor as its standard axle supplier. Meritor drivetrain components now available on Capacity Trucks models include front steer, and rear single and tandem axles.