Industry briefs

uDrove unveils EOBR

| December 14, 2012

uDrove has released a new electronic onboard recorder that costs $380.

Kenworth offering rebate

| December 13, 2012

Kenworth announced it will extend a $1,000 rebate to Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association members through 2013 on qualifying new sleeper truck purchases. The program, originally introduced 11 years ago, can be used with the purchase ...

KW offering extended warranty

| December 09, 2012

Kenworth is now offering extended protection plans for its 2013 Paccar MX-13 engine. The 12.9-liter engine is designed to meet demands of heavy-duty trucking and is available in Kenworth Class 8 models. Extended warranty coverage ...

Volvo launches game app

| December 08, 2012

Volvo now offers a mobile gaming application, ”Fueldrop”, available for free download from the Apple iTunes store. The launch of the game coincides with the beginning of an online scavenger hunt for U.S. participants centered ...

Trucker Buddy recognized for impact

| December 07, 2012

Larry Huguenard has been named Trucker Buddy’s Buddy of the Month for October 2012 after being nominated by Cory Hyslop, a fifth-grade teacher at Oakdale Elementary in Rock Hill, S.C. Huguenard has been working with ...

Prime, Wreaths Across America team

| December 05, 2012

Prime, Inc., recently announced its collaboration with Wreaths Across America for its annual Wreaths Across America Day at Springfield National Cemetery in Springfield, Miss., at 11:00 CST on Saturday, Dec. 15. The company encourages the ...

United driver earns distinction

| December 05, 2012

Sherryll Byrd, a company driver for United Van Lines, has been named Trucker Buddy of the Month for November. Carole Sylvester and her second-grade class at Oak Grove School, of Ojai, Calif., nominated Byrd for ...

New parts look-up system

| December 05, 2012

Hendrickson has introduced PLUS — “Parts Look-Up System” — a system designed to provide serviceable parts information for Hendrickson Truck and Trailer suspension systems. The system will recognize truck suspension assembly numbers, trailer suspension model ...

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