Industry briefs

Webasto, USTDTS team for fuel efficiency curriculum in driving schools

| September 26, 2014

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announced a partnership with United States Truck Driving Training Schools to develop and deliver a curriculum to educate truck driving students about how to save money on fuel and ...

European freight app would be great in U.S., too

| September 26, 2014

At last week’s IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 event in Hanover, Germany, online freight platform TimoCom touted its free transport barometer for personal devices that U.S. owner-operators probably would love if they could get their hands ...

Mack to continue sponsorship of ATA’s Share the Road program

| September 25, 2014

Mack Trucks announced Sept. 25 it would continue its sponsorship of the American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road program, marking the 13th consecutive year the truck and engine maker has sponsored the safety education program.

Navistar makes Tremec 10-speed transmission available for International ProStar

| September 24, 2014

Navistar announced this week it will offer the Tremec 10-speed manual transmission in its International ProStar models equipped with the company’s 13-liter engine.

New O/O biz software

| September 22, 2014

TruckLogics is the newest entrant into the mobile-capable owner-operator business software market, with dispatching, invoicing, maintenance and other expense tracking, IFTA reporting and other functionality.

Volvo launches used trucks program, online search tool

| September 19, 2014

Volvo Trucks has launched its Volvo Premium Certified used trucks program and online Used Truck Search tool to help simplify finding fully inspected used Volvo models.

Optronics spotlights revamped website

| September 19, 2014

Optronics International announced that its newly revamped website is now live with database-driven content updated on a real-time basis.

Impeltronics touts attractive tool

| September 19, 2014

Drop a wrench into the engine again? Lose a nut in a hard-to-reach spot? Don't panic, because help is available from Impeltronics, which recently took a few moments to remind everyone about its LED Telescoping ...

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