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Category: Engines & Drivetrains

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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Volvo Trucks Launches Nationwide Warranty Program for Pre-Owned Trucks

Volvo Trucks Launches Nationwide Warranty Program for Pre-Owned Trucks

| June 6, 2019

The Volvo Certified Warranty’s engine and transmission coverage is modeled after the Volvo Engine Plan 2 Protection Plan for new trucks “Our new-truck customers have come to expect unmatched value and reliability from Volvo Trucks, and we’re thrilled to now offer similar services to our certified pre-owned customers,” said Brent Rottweiler, vice president, Volvo Trucks […]

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Vehicle Fuel Filters reach $5 billion globally

Vehicle Fuel Filters reach $5 billion globally

| May 29, 2019

Producers Push New Technology According to the new study Global Filters, global demand for internal combustion engine fuel filters is forecast to expand 4.8% annually to nearly $5.0 billion in 2022. In addition to the global expansion in the production and use of internal combustion engine transportation equipment and off-road machinery, gains will be aided by technological innovation, […]

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GILLIG Battery Electric Bus Unveiled

GILLIG Battery Electric Bus Unveiled

| May 22, 2019

Powered by Cummins Electrified Powertrain GILLIG LLC and Cummins Inc says that the GILLIG zero-emission battery electric bus, powered by Cummins, is now available.  “As the leading provider of American-built buses, GILLIG is excited to expand our portfolio by offering the market’s most comprehensive battery electric bus solution. This best-in-class bus is designed on our […]

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Englander Transportation to Add 100 Luxury Peterbilt Tractors for Drivers

Englander Transportation to Add 100 Luxury Peterbilt Tractors for Drivers

| May 14, 2019

Boast all the extra amenities and finishes to make our drivers comfortable on the road Englander Transportation is adding 100 new Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft tractors to its fleet over the next 12 months. The UltraLoft, an integrated high-roof sleeper, represents Peterbilt’s most spacious and luxurious accommodations, designed to give driver teams and solo drivers […]

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TravelCenters of America® Registers Diesel Technician Apprenticeship Program with U.S. Dept of Labor

TravelCenters of America® Registers Diesel Technician Apprenticeship Program with U.S. Dept of Labor

| May 3, 2019

TravelCenters of America® Registers Diesel Technician Apprenticeship Program with U.S. Department of Labor TravelCenters of America registered its longstanding diesel technician apprenticeship program with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The program was developed in partnership with FASTPORT, Inc., the DOL Industry Intermediary for the Transportation and Logistics sector. The apprenticeship program gives technicians at any […]

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