Industry Briefs

General tires renamed Grabber

| August 16, 2010

The General Truck tires will be renamed Grabber and expanded as individual products are launched, Continental Tires the America announced Aug. 16.

Heavy Duty America and Truck Pride Partners merge

| August 12, 2010

Aftermarket products marketers and distributors Heavy Duty America and Truck Pride Partners have merged and will be known initially as HDA Truck Pride. The merger will become effective Sept. 1, during which staffs and services ...

Averitt receives St. Jude award

| August 03, 2010

Averitt Express recently was recognized as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's Employee Giving Partner of the Year.

Donaldson plant wins Daimler honor

| August 02, 2010

Donaldson Co. has won the 2009 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America for work done at the filtration system maker’s facility in Baldwin, Wis. This is the second time that the Baldwin facility ...

PrePass opens in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

| August 02, 2010

A new PrePass site has opened in Martin County, Fla., on the northbound side of Interstate 95 near Port St. Lucie. PrePass is an automated vehicle identification system that allows commercial vehicles to bypass certain ...

Idling regulations listed

| July 30, 2010

American Transportation Research Institute has added three new idling rules to its list of state and local regulations.

Freightliner delivery to be celebrated

| July 28, 2010

U.S. Xpress Enterprises will receive its 50,000th Freightliner, a Cascadia equipped with a Detroit Diesel DD15, in an Aug. 5 ceremony, the truck maker announced. The tractor with a 72-in. raised roof sleeper will be presented ...

CAT Scales to be installed

| July 28, 2010

CAT Scales soon will replace J-Scales at all Flying J travel plazas as part of the Pilot Flying J merger, said Delia Moon Meier, CAT Scale senior vice president. The scales at all 134 Flying J ...

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