Industry briefs

New Dallas Transport America terminal

| January 04, 2013

Transport America has opened a new Support Center in Dallas, located on South Hampton Road, near Exit 465 on Interstate 20.

Mack selects fifth-wheel supplier

| January 03, 2013

Mack Trucks announced that Jost International, a global manufacturer of fifth wheels, landing gears and kingpins, will supply fifth-wheel coupling devices as a standard feature on Mack Pinnacle, Titan and Granite models. Jost fifth wheels, ...

IdleAir adds entertainment package

| January 03, 2013

IdleAir now offers ConvoyTV+Power, an entertainment package that includes more than 60 channels of satellite television. The service includes the ESPN package, 120-volt electricity inside and outside the cab, and basic Internet access on the ...

Nevada adds mobile inspection bypass

| January 03, 2013

Nevada has become the 15th state to adopt the Drivewyze PreClear bypass service to provide commercial vehicles with inspection site bypass opportunities.

Comdata expands cardless solution

| January 03, 2013

Comdata Corporation is continuing expansion of its cardless fuel solution. These transactions can now process through its Smart Solutions point-of-sale platform.

Cummins-powered Internationals ship

| December 17, 2012

Navistar is shipping its first 300 Cummins ISX15-equipped International ProStar+ Class 8 on-highway tractors to customers five days ahead of schedule, the company announced this week.

Western Star launches enthusiast site

| December 17, 2012

Western Star now offers a website for fans which features news, forums, galleries, and connects the company with truck owners, operators, and enthusiasts. The site hosts maintenance tips, a part locater for older trucks, stories ...

Vanguard opens Mack dealer

| December 17, 2012

Vanguard Truck Centers announced the opening of its newest Mack and Isuzu dealership in St. Louis, Mo. The dealership is located in downtown St. Louis, off Highway 64 and Highway 44. The new location’s address ...

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