Industry briefs

FTR: Class 8 orders weak in July

| August 03, 2012

FTR Associates on Thursday, Aug. 2, released preliminary data showing July Class 8 truck net orders at 12,568 units, the lowest month for orders since August 2010.

Top drivers to square off

| August 02, 2012

The 75th anniversary 2012 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships, hosted by American Trucking Associations, will be held August 7-11 in Minneapolis, Minn., at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Report lists new gas locations

| August 02, 2012

Clean Energy Fuels has released “The Road to Natural Gas,” a listing of trucking companies and other organizations which have signed agreements with Clean Energy to provide natural gas transportation fuel for their vehicles and fleets.

FedEx driver honored by TCA

| July 31, 2012

FedEx Freight driver Kenny Cass, of Portland, Ore., has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for his help at the scene of an accident on a Portland road.

Peterbilt upgrades 382 suspension

| July 31, 2012

Peterbilt's Model 382 will now be available with the Air Leaf, Low Air Leaf and Air Trac drive axle suspensions.

Bosselman opens shop in AZ

| July 31, 2012

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. has opened a new location in Bellemont, Ariz., at I-40 Exit 185.

Idle Free wins state award

| July 26, 2012

Idle Free Systems is featured in a video produced by the Wisconsin State Energy Office, highlighting companies which have experienced growth and success through the funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

New York dealership relocates

| July 25, 2012

Kenworth of Buffalo has relocated its Syracuse dealership to a larger facility located at Interstate 90 (New York Thruway) Exit 35, accessible to I-81, State Routes 11 and 481, and the Syracuse airport. The dealership features ...

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