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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body New

SPARTAN MOTORS PURCHASES ASSETS OF CALIFORNIA-BASED GENERAL TRUCK BODY

SPARTAN MOTORS PURCHASES ASSETS OF CALIFORNIA-BASED GENERAL TRUCK BODY

| June 14, 2019

Dedicated West Coast Truck Body Manufacturing Facility Expands Spartan’s Capabilities and Geographic Reach Spartan Motors a North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial and retail vehicle industries, as well as for the emergency response and recreational vehicle markets, today announced it has purchased the assets of General Truck Body (“GTB”)  […]

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Workhorse Group Secures $25 Million Financing

Workhorse Group Secures $25 Million Financing

| June 11, 2019

New Capital Enables Workhorse to Finalize N-GEN R&D and Scale Production in 2019 Workhorse Group Inc.  an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric-mobility solutions to the transportation sector, has entered into subscription agreements for a private offering with a group of institutional investors, resulting in gross proceeds to the Company of $25 […]

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DexKo Global completes the acquisition of Preston Chassis

DexKo Global completes the acquisition of Preston Chassis

| June 6, 2019

PCI has built an impressive legacy based on its commitment to consistently provide high quality products DexKo Global Inc., a global leader in highly engineered trailer running gear and chassis assemblies and related components, has acquired Preston Chassis Industries Pty Ltd. (“PCI”) through its wholly-owned Australian subsidiary AL-KO International Pty Ltd. (“AL-KO”). PCI manufactures chassis […]

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US Trailer Orders Are Easing, While Production Remains Robust

US Trailer Orders Are Easing, While Production Remains Robust

| June 3, 2019

Year-to-date net orders through April were just over 80,000 units According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer industry net orders have eased meaningfully since November of 2018, as year-over-year-comparisons have now been in the red for the last five months, but order weakness is not indicative of fleets’ unwillingness to […]

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Spartan Motors Secures Vehicle Assembly Contract With Grande West Transportation Group

Spartan Motors Secures Vehicle Assembly Contract With Grande West Transportation Group

| May 30, 2019

Leading Class A Diesel Chassis Manufacturer and Contract Assembler Signs Exclusive U.S. Bus-Production Deal, Reducing Order Lead Time for Customers Spartan Specialty Chassis and Vehicles has entered into an exclusive U.S.-based assembly agreement with Grande West Transportation Group Inc. a Canadian bus manufacturer that designs, engineers, and manufactures purpose-built mid-size buses for transit authorities and […]

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Class 8 Market Bolstered by Strong Economy, For Now

Class 8 Market Bolstered by Strong Economy, For Now

| May 29, 2019

Dealers sold fewer trucks than last month, but at higher prices In the May 2019 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported the unexpected happened, as the volume of trucks sold was down and pricing was up by an equally notable amount, in April compared to the expected higher volume […]

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