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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Booster Fuels Launches Mobile Fuel On-Demand Operation in Washington, D.C.

Booster Fuels Launches Mobile Fuel On-Demand Operation in Washington, D.C.

| July 9, 2020

Expansion marks 50+ Booster markets as demand for essential service grows to meet pandemic needs Booster, the #1 same-day fuel delivery service, announced today it has expanded to Washington, D.C. The expansion comes as essential services experience a significant increase in the need for contactless, clean mobile fuel on-demand (MFOD) to meet pandemic requests. Since the start […]

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SafeConnect®’s Electric Standby Connection System for Hybrid eTRUs Named to the Approved Package List  by Southern Cal Edison

SafeConnect®’s Electric Standby Connection System for Hybrid eTRUs Named to the Approved Package List by Southern Cal Edison

| July 8, 2020

Product to Help Cut Emissions as New Climate Change State Law Gains Momentum With the California Air Resource Board’s (CARB) groundbreaking proposal to move the state’s expansive road transportation system to nearly net-zero emissions, Southern California Edison (SCE), has approved SafeConnect’s innovative electric standby connection system for eTRUs to the off-road Approved Package List (APL). This […]

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MiX Telematics Partners with The Global Alliance for Vehicle Data Access

MiX Telematics Partners with The Global Alliance for Vehicle Data Access

| July 8, 2020

Common goal of maintaining control by motor vehicle owners over personal and vehicle-generated data MiX Telematics provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, announced that it is partnering with The Global Alliance for Vehicle Data Access (GAVDA). The Global Alliance for Vehicle Data Access (GAVDA) is a diverse group of global stakeholders and thought […]

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People

Drivers from Several American Trucking Associations Member Companies Were Guests of President Trump

Drivers from Several American Trucking Associations Member Companies Were Guests of President Trump

| July 6, 2020

White House’s “Salute to America” Independence Day celebration “Our members and drivers are continuing to keep our nation moving despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “While we as a country take time to celebrate our freedoms today, we appreciate that Americans – from the president on down – […]

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Navistar Appoints Persio V. Lisboa President And Chief Executive Officer

Navistar Appoints Persio V. Lisboa President And Chief Executive Officer

| June 29, 2020

Current CEO Troy A. Clarke to Become Executive Chairman Navistar International Corporation announced that its board of directors has appointed Persio V. Lisboa president and chief executive officer. Troy A. Clarke, who has held the roles of Navistar president, chief executive officer and member of the board of directors since April 2013 and chairman of the board of directors since February […]

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Nominations Now Open for 2020 Influential Women in Trucking Award

Nominations Now Open for 2020 Influential Women in Trucking Award

| June 19, 2020

Winner must have a proven record of responsibility and have mentored or served as a role model to other women in the industry The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks are seeking nominations for the 2020 Influential Woman in Trucking award.  A decade ago, the award was created to honor women who make […]

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Autonomous

Electric Vehicles in Agriculture

Electric Vehicles in Agriculture

| July 8, 2020

Now Is the Time, Reports IDTechEx Cars electrify, now farm vehicles. The new 215-page IDTechEx report, “Electric Vehicles and Robotics in Agriculture 2020-2030” explains. This is a drill-down from the popular report, “Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2020-2030“. Even in the most advanced countries, few farms can provide the power to fast-charge a […]

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TuSimple Launches World’s First Autonomous Freight Network with UPS, Penske, U.S. Xpress, and McLane Company, Inc

TuSimple Launches World’s First Autonomous Freight Network with UPS, Penske, U.S. Xpress, and McLane Company, Inc

| July 2, 2020

The AFN is an ecosystem allowing self-driving trucks to come to market safely and efficiently TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, announced the launch of the world’s first Autonomous Freight Network (AFN), an ecosystem consisting of autonomous trucks, digital mapped routes, strategically placed terminals, and TuSimple Connect, a proprietary autonomous operations monitoring system. Collectively […]

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NEVS launches PONS First Mobility Ecosystem with Autonomous Vehicles for City Needs

NEVS launches PONS First Mobility Ecosystem with Autonomous Vehicles for City Needs

| July 2, 2020

The self-driving vehicle Sango is the centrepiece of the system NEVS has developed PONS because cities all over the world, clogged by pollution and traffic, want to do whatever they can to reduce the use of cars. There are 1.3 billion cars in the world today, but they are used only 5% of the time. […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

| October 1, 2019

Suspension’s plug-and-play design is interchangeable with other trailing arm air ride suspensions and fits within the narrow hanger footprint of current trailer configurations Meritor, Inc. announced the introduction of the MTA-Tec6™ suspension, the market’s lightest trailer suspension offering up to 23,000-pound capacity for tankers, flatbeds and other demanding vocational applications.  “We built the MTA-Tec6 suspension […]

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PowerFleet® Helps American Intermodal Management Power Its Technology Driven Business

PowerFleet® Helps American Intermodal Management Power Its Technology Driven Business

| August 5, 2019

Innovative Technology Enables AIM to Set Itself Apart from Other Providers I.D. Systems, provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology, is helping American Intermodal Management, LLC (AIM), an industry leader in chassis provisioning and asset management across the U.S., extend the value proposition of the chassis beyond a piece of […]

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CIMC Intermodal Equipment Featured ATA Product Provider

CIMC Intermodal Equipment Featured ATA Product Provider

| June 29, 2019

CIMC Intermodal Equipment is the world’s largest manufacturer of intermodal chassis trailers The American Trucking Associations announced it is renewing CIMC Intermodal Equipment, the world’s largest manufacturer of intermodal chassis trailers, as an ATA Business Solutions Featured Product. “Chassis are essential to the trucking industry and the movement of America’s goods. A few weeks ago, […]

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Fuel & Oil

Booster Fuels Launches Mobile Fuel On-Demand Operation in Washington, D.C.

Booster Fuels Launches Mobile Fuel On-Demand Operation in Washington, D.C.

| July 9, 2020

Expansion marks 50+ Booster markets as demand for essential service grows to meet pandemic needs Booster, the #1 same-day fuel delivery service, announced today it has expanded to Washington, D.C. The expansion comes as essential services experience a significant increase in the need for contactless, clean mobile fuel on-demand (MFOD) to meet pandemic requests. Since the start […]

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Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 Software Provides 12 Percent Fuel Savings for Refuse Vehicles

Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 Software Provides 12 Percent Fuel Savings for Refuse Vehicles

| July 9, 2020

The results of this test are consistent with an independent 2019 study conducted by the Fife Council in the United Kingdom Métropole d’Aix-Marseille-Provence carried out an independent test for 18 months, on four refuse vehicles, to assess the performance of Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 software. This test demonstrated the performance of the latest version of this software, […]

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SafeConnect®’s Electric Standby Connection System for Hybrid eTRUs Named to the Approved Package List  by Southern Cal Edison

SafeConnect®’s Electric Standby Connection System for Hybrid eTRUs Named to the Approved Package List by Southern Cal Edison

| July 8, 2020

Product to Help Cut Emissions as New Climate Change State Law Gains Momentum With the California Air Resource Board’s (CARB) groundbreaking proposal to move the state’s expansive road transportation system to nearly net-zero emissions, Southern California Edison (SCE), has approved SafeConnect’s innovative electric standby connection system for eTRUs to the off-road Approved Package List (APL). This […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Booster Fuels Launches Mobile Fuel On-Demand Operation in Washington, D.C.

Booster Fuels Launches Mobile Fuel On-Demand Operation in Washington, D.C.

| July 9, 2020

Expansion marks 50+ Booster markets as demand for essential service grows to meet pandemic needs Booster, the #1 same-day fuel delivery service, announced today it has expanded to Washington, D.C. The expansion comes as essential services experience a significant increase in the need for contactless, clean mobile fuel on-demand (MFOD) to meet pandemic requests. Since the start […]

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New Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations open

New Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations open

| July 8, 2020

24/7 locations will help keep truckers on the road Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers at seven new Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations that are open 24/7. The locations offer tire, lube and light mechanical services for professional drivers and fleets at affordable costs. Commercial drivers can stop at over 390 locations across […]

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Merchants Fleet and YourMechanic Launch Contactless Auto Care for Businesses

Merchants Fleet and YourMechanic Launch Contactless Auto Care for Businesses

| July 7, 2020

With this launch, YourMechanic will deliver contactless auto repairs and maintenance directly to fleet parking lots Merchants Fleet, the nation’s fastest-growing fleet company, announced today their partnership with YourMechanic, a leading automotive mobile maintenance and repair services provider that brings vehicle care directly to customers’ homes, offices or lots. The partnership has enabled Merchants to greatly expand its […]

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Recent News

Werner Enterprises Expands Final Mile Offering Into Canada

Werner Enterprises Expands Final Mile Offering Into Canada

| July 9, 2020

Premier Transportation and Logistics Company Offers Last Mile White Glove Delivery Services in Canada Werner Enterprises one of North America’s largest transportation and logistics service providers, announces the expansion of Werner Final Mile to Canada, providing nationwide delivery and related services to residential and business locations in all provinces and territories. Utilizing our network of strategic alliance agents, […]

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Transportation Funding Series Evaluating a User-Based Fee

Transportation Funding Series Evaluating a User-Based Fee

| July 9, 2020

The Highway Trust Fund is rapidly running out money and will soon reach insolvency A-to-Be USA, the U.S. subsidiary of Portuguese A-to-Be, released the fourth and last of A-to-Be’s Transportation Funding Series – will evaluate the costs and benefits of Road Usage Charging (RUC). The report looks at Road Usage Charging (RUC) pilot programs and highlights […]

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Dana Unveils New Electric Motor, Drive Axle for Lift Trucks

Dana Unveils New Electric Motor, Drive Axle for Lift Trucks

| July 8, 2020

Latest Innovations Support Traditional and Electric-Powered Vehicle Designs Dana Incorporated introduced new drive technologies for material-handling vehicles, including a low-voltage, high-efficiency motor for electric-powered applications, as well as a new series of modular, high-efficiency drive axles for Class I, IV, and V industrial lift trucks. The new technologies demonstrate how Dana offers modular systems that […]

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Optimal Dynamics Raises $4M Seed Round to Transform Logistics Industry

Optimal Dynamics Raises $4M Seed Round to Transform Logistics Industry

| July 8, 2020

Proprietary technology called High Dimensional Artificial Intelligence changes how logistics providers plan and operate their companies Optimal Dynamics, a startup aiming to automate and optimize the logistics and supply chain industry through a new proprietary technology called High Dimensional Artificial Intelligence, announced today that it has raised a $4 million seed round, led by Fusion […]

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WEX Merchant Partners Offer Fuel Discounts to Truckers

WEX Merchant Partners Offer Fuel Discounts to Truckers

| July 7, 2020

Fuel discount network provides customers with access to fuel discounts at thousands of participating locations across the US WEX technology service provider, recently notified trucking customers that they now have access to its fuel discount network, through which participating WEX merchants offer savings on truck fuel purchases. This fuel discount network, part of WEX’s new WEX […]

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Rodo and Motus Partner to Streamline Vehicle Purchases for the World’s Largest Retained Pool of Drivers

Rodo and Motus Partner to Streamline Vehicle Purchases for the World’s Largest Retained Pool of Drivers

| July 7, 2020

This partnership brings together Rodo’s on-demand platform and inventory of 170,000+ vehicles from every major manufacturer Rodo, an on-demand platform transforming the car leasing and buying experience, is announcing a partnership with Motus, the definitive leader in reimbursement solutions for businesses with mobile-enabled workers. The deal will simplify car buying and financing through the Rodo […]

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myKlovr Named Latest ATA Affinity Partner

myKlovr Named Latest ATA Affinity Partner

| July 7, 2020

Virtual College and Career Counseling Platform to Aid ATA Members and Families American Trucking Associations announced it has named myKlovr as the federation’s second Affinity Partner, providing discounts and benefits to ATA members. “ATA members report that industry recognition and employee resources are essential for attracting and retaining talent – whether it is behind the […]

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Strict Emission Standards and Rising EV Sales to Fuel Application of Li-ion Battery Materials Globally

Strict Emission Standards and Rising EV Sales to Fuel Application of Li-ion Battery Materials Globally

| July 7, 2020

Li-ion is expected to remain the battery technology of choice for electric vehicles until 2026, finds Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Li-ion Battery Materials Market, Forecast to 2026, estimates that the global market for Li-ion battery materials will register a robust double-digit growth rate by 2026. The rising sales of electric vehicles […]

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Shipping & Logistics Marketplace FR8Star Announces Remarkable Growth for Shippers, Carriers, and Brokers

Shipping & Logistics Marketplace FR8Star Announces Remarkable Growth for Shippers, Carriers, and Brokers

| July 7, 2020

Oversize heavy equipment hauling, announces 269% growth from September 2019 to June 2020 FR8Star online marketplace specializing in oversize heavy equipment hauling, announces 269% growth from September 2019 to June 2020. This increase is due in part to substantial new developments introduced on the FR8Star platform throughout that period. More than $5.5 million in freight loads have been billed through FR8Star so far […]

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Federal Highway Administration Makes $60 Million Available for Advanced Transportation Technologies Grants

Federal Highway Administration Makes $60 Million Available for Advanced Transportation Technologies Grants

| July 7, 2020

Grants promote the use of advanced technologies to address critical safety issues and efficiency throughout our nation’s transportation network The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $60 million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program (ATCMTD) grants to fund new technologies that […]

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Hoffa: USMCA Will Ensure Safer Roadways, Increased Labor Rights For Workers

Hoffa: USMCA Will Ensure Safer Roadways, Increased Labor Rights For Workers

| July 6, 2020

Innovative Trade Deal Includes Long Sought Cross-Border Trucking Provision The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the revised North American trade deal that takes effect Wednesday. “For the first time today, Teamster truckers will have protections on the job that they haven’t had in at least a quarter […]

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Pilot Company Kicks off Round-up Campaign to Support Veterans

Pilot Company Kicks off Round-up Campaign to Support Veterans

| July 6, 2020

Every dollar raised goes directly to helping veterans find meaningful employment In celebration of Independence Day, Pilot Company is raising funds through an in-store round-up campaign for the Call of Duty Endowment, an organization dedicated to helping veterans. Now through July 13, guests visiting Pilot Company stores throughout the U.S., including participating Pilot and Flying J […]

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Rapid Freight Rate Improvement Contributes to Spike in June NA Class 8 Net Orders

Rapid Freight Rate Improvement Contributes to Spike in June NA Class 8 Net Orders

| July 6, 2020

Class 8 net orders in June were 16,000 units, rising 139% from May Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in June were 16,000 units, rising 139% from May, and up 23% from a very easy year-ago comparison. The NA Classes 5-7 market saw orders improve 77% month-over-month, despite being down 20% from the year-ago June […]

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Transplace Extends its Logistics Platform to Integrate with Other TMS Providers

Transplace Extends its Logistics Platform to Integrate with Other TMS Providers

| July 6, 2020

New Transplace Platform Services Suite Enables Shippers to Tap into the Insights and Capability of Transplace’s $11+ Billion Freight Network and Tools Transplace introduced an industry-first, Transplace Platform Services (TPS). The cloud-based TPS suite provides shippers unprecedented access to Transplace’s technology, intelligence, and visibility platform to optimize supply chain operations in concert with their current Transportation […]

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Travel Plazas Step Up To Serve Summer Travelers

Travel Plazas Step Up To Serve Summer Travelers

| July 6, 2020

All-American road trip that includes stops at travel plazas and truckstops presents them with a safe and viable option for a Summer vacation With Americans projected to take 700 million trips this summer, 97 percent by car, America’s travel plazas and truckstops are stepping up to serve passenger vehicles and RVers seeking a safe Summer […]

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Sygic Navigation for Professional Drivers Adds 200,000 Miles of US National Truck Network Roads

Sygic Navigation for Professional Drivers Adds 200,000 Miles of US National Truck Network Roads

| July 2, 2020

Sygic has developed a smart algorithm which prefers routes established under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 (STAA) and uses multiple variables to find the most efficient route for heavy trucks Global turn-by-turn navigation pioneer Sygic, trusted by more than two million professional drivers, now allows users to select STAA roads as a preference in its settings, […]

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Swift Transportation Switches to SmartDrive Video Safety Program

Swift Transportation Switches to SmartDrive Video Safety Program

| July 2, 2020

Due to Exceptional ROI and Results, North America’s Largest Full Truckload Carrier Joins Knight Transportation in Benefiting from Industry-Leading Safety Solution SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, today announced Swift Transportation, the largest full truckload carrier in North America, has chosen to install the SmartDrive® video-based safety program across its entire […]

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Love’s acquires Vero Business Capital and Foley Business Capital

Love’s acquires Vero Business Capital and Foley Business Capital

| July 2, 2020

Love’s Financial provides recourse and non-recourse freight factoring solutions with added services for customers such as fuel and tire discounts Love’s Financial, a member of the Love’s Family of Companies has acquired two freight factoring companies: Vero Business Capital of Memphis, Tennessee, and Foley Business Capital of Omaha, Nebraska. “We’re excited to welcome Vero and […]

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Autonomous GreenPower EV Star Being Developed with Perrone Robotics for Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Autonomous GreenPower EV Star Being Developed with Perrone Robotics for Jacksonville Transportation Authority

| July 2, 2020

EV Star to be Deployed in Autonomous Vehicle “Test & Learn” AV Test Program GreenPower Motor Company leading manufacturer and distributor of zero emissions electric powered vehicles serving the delivery and cargo, micro-transit, private transportation and school bus markets, announced the development of the first fully autonomous EV Star shuttle to undergo testing for transit […]

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Truckers Welcome Beginning of USMCA Agreement

Truckers Welcome Beginning of USMCA Agreement

| July 2, 2020

“This means greater scrutiny of entities in cross-border trucking and enforcement of labor provisions.” The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association supports the implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement which enters into force today. This newly ratified trilateral trade agreement replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Since USMCA negotiations began a few years ago, OOIDA […]

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DAT Launches New, all-in-One, Mobile App to Make Life Easier for Truck Drivers

DAT Launches New, all-in-One, Mobile App to Make Life Easier for Truck Drivers

| July 1, 2020

From locating loads to finding parking spots, DAT One gives drivers access to the services that they need on the road DAT Solutions, North America’s leading online freight marketplace, has launched a new service that brings together the best trucking tools into one, easy-to-use, mobile app. DAT One is a free app created to help […]

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Idelic Announces Partnership with TruckRight

Idelic Announces Partnership with TruckRight

| July 1, 2020

TruckRight’s valuable pre-hire information combined with Idelic’s full systems can help fleets unlock key insights into their hiring process Idelic, creators of the trucking industry’s leading driver management platform dedicated to improving fleet safety, announced its partnership with TruckRight, a leader in transportation recruiting and HR/Compliance solutions. Through this partnership, customers using Idelic’s Safety Suite® alongside TruckRight services […]

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Carrier Software Launches CSA Safety Improvement™ Program With Built-In Telematics

Carrier Software Launches CSA Safety Improvement™ Program With Built-In Telematics

| July 1, 2020

CSA solution can verify actual miles traveled, which is becoming increasingly more important to insurance companies who set their premiums based on miles driven Carrier Software launched its CSA Safety Improvement Program™, which takes a holistic approach to safety with its capabilities in analyzing nearly every facet of a motor carrier’s operations. The newly updated CSA […]

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Universal Technical Institute Provides Business Update

Universal Technical Institute Provides Business Update

| July 1, 2020

Positive new student start, enrollment and inquiry trends reflect strong demand and the Company’s attractive student value proposition Universal Technical Institute the nation’s leading provider of transportation technician training, provided an update on its business and campus operations. The company is expected to report fiscal 2020 third quarter results in early August. “In the midst of record […]

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Echo Global Logistics Named One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Echo Global Logistics Named One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

| July 1, 2020

Company has received multiple accolades for its performance in the third-party logistics space and its industry-leading technology Echo Global Logistics, Inc. a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, has been named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources. This follows Echo’s […]

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Workhorse Secures $70 Million Financing from Institutional Investor

Workhorse Secures $70 Million Financing from Institutional Investor

| July 1, 2020

Strong Balance Sheet Will Enable Company to Accelerate Production Workhorse Group Inc. an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective drone-integrated electric vehicles to the last-mile delivery sector, has entered into a financing agreement for a $70 million Senior Secured Convertible Note (the “Note”) with a single institutional investor. The proceeds will be used for current […]

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Cargo Transporters Meets Driver Needs With New App Features

Cargo Transporters Meets Driver Needs With New App Features

| June 30, 2020

driveCT app reflects driver feedback with trailer locating and safety training Cargo Transporters, Inc, an asset-based regional and national carrier, announced two new features of its driveCT mobile app for drivers. The additions address two important areas identified by drivers – trailer locating and online (remote) safety training. “Our driveCT mobile app continues to provide […]

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May Used Truck Metrics Show Volumes and Age Down M/M, Price and Miles Up

May Used Truck Metrics Show Volumes and Age Down M/M, Price and Miles Up

| June 30, 2020

ACT Research says Dealers are reporting that low used truck prices and high inventories were challenges before COVID-19 struck According to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research, used Class 8 same dealer sales volumes dropped 12% month-over-month in May, with longer-term sales down […]

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Ideanomics’ MEG Announces Delivery Completion of Multiple EV Orders

Ideanomics’ MEG Announces Delivery Completion of Multiple EV Orders

| June 30, 2020

Orders total 117 units with delivery completed Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX) (“Ideanomics” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its Mobile Energy Global (MEG) subsidiary, Qingdao Ai Neng Ju New Energy Sales Company Ltd, has completed delivery of multiple orders for a total of 117 units. Total value of complete delivery orders is RMB 22.5 Million or ~USD 3.15 […]

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NIKOLA BADGER PREORDERS OPEN

NIKOLA BADGER PREORDERS OPEN

| June 30, 2020

Nikola Badger EV pickup will debut at Nikola World 2020 in December NIKOLA Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA), a global leader in zero-emissions and infrastructure solutions, made industry headlines when it announced its entry into the electric pick-up market with its advanced electric pickup, Nikola Badger, designed to outperform pickups in its class. Since then, consumers have […]

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Love’s Travel Stops opens in Tennessee and Missouri

Love’s Travel Stops opens in Tennessee and Missouri

| June 30, 2020

213 truck parking spaces, 150 jobs added Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, the nation’s industry-leading travel stop network, is now serving customers in Holladay, Tennessee, and New Florence, Missouri, thanks to two travel stops that opened Thursday. The Holladay store, located on U.S. Highway 641, adds 82 jobs and 124 truck parking spaces to […]

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Survey Finds 82 Percent of U.S. Drivers Believe Distracted Driving is Increasing

Survey Finds 82 Percent of U.S. Drivers Believe Distracted Driving is Increasing

| June 30, 2020

Netradyne reports that despite concern, most drivers rate their own driving positively with 91 percent considering themselves a safe driver Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) technology focusing on driver and commercial fleet safety, announced findings from a recent online survey of non-commercial drivers that explores attitudes and behaviors toward distracted driving. Conducted by Harris […]

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Recovery Continues as June Retail Sales Decline 6% from Pre-Virus Forecast; Transaction Prices Set Monthly Record

Recovery Continues as June Retail Sales Decline 6% from Pre-Virus Forecast; Transaction Prices Set Monthly Record

| June 29, 2020

“On average, total grosses inclusive of finance and insurance income on new vehicles are expected to reach the highest level ever in June.” The Retail Sales ForecastNew-vehicle retail sales in June are expected to be down from a year ago, according to a joint forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. Retail sales […]

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US Economy Better Than A Month Ago, CV Industry Looking Toward Recovery

US Economy Better Than A Month Ago, CV Industry Looking Toward Recovery

| June 29, 2020

ACT Research says pandemic remains a ticking clock for many Americans whose unemployment benefits will start expiring in September In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research found much more to like about the state of the economy today than was visible on month ago, now that the US re-opening is underway. […]

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Bridgestone Acquires iTrack Solutions Business from Transense Technologies

Bridgestone Acquires iTrack Solutions Business from Transense Technologies

| June 29, 2020

iTrack’s tire pressure monitoring system captures accurate, real-time tire data and live vehicle location tracking information Bridgestone Corporation has completed the purchase of the iTrack Solutions Business from UK-based Transense Technologies PLC (Transense). iTrack is a globally-preferred provider of tire management solutions for the off-the-road (OTR) vehicle market. The business offers a comprehensive tire pressure […]

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