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Category: Breaks, Suspensions & Chassis

McNeilus Reinvents Parts Brands to Better Meet Replacement Parts Needs for All Fleets

McNeilus Reinvents Parts Brands to Better Meet Replacement Parts Needs for All Fleets

| January 18, 2022

Street Smart Parts Gets New Logo, Focuses on Competitor Parts for All Makes and Models McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, is repositioning its replacement parts business to offer two distinct options for getting customers the parts they need, when they need them – no matter the makes or models in their […]

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Embark Autonomous Trucks Unveils Technical Roadmap to Navigate Snowy Conditions

Embark Autonomous Trucks Unveils Technical Roadmap to Navigate Snowy Conditions

| January 14, 2022

Navigation through snowy conditions is another key hurdle to commercial deployment of autonomous trucks, and accelerates Embark’s commercialization nationwide Embark Trucks, Inc. developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, announced a roadmap to develop and deploy technology that would allow Embark-equipped trucks to operate in snowy conditions autonomously. Embark is planning to develop and […]

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Industry Overview Shows Severe Shortage of Skilled Technicians

Industry Overview Shows Severe Shortage of Skilled Technicians

| January 6, 2022

Stertil-Koni Industry Overview Shows Advanced Shop Equipment can Help Mitigate Severe Shortage of Skilled Vehicle Technicians While it’s no secret that the vehicle repair and maintenance industries are suffering from a skilled labor shortage, one potential solution to help mitigate the supply-demand imbalance in the labor force can be found in the very equipment used […]

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Lightning eMotors Reveals All-New Lightning eChassis for Electric Commercial Vehicles

Lightning eMotors Reveals All-New Lightning eChassis for Electric Commercial Vehicles

| January 6, 2022

Lightning eMotors becomes first commercial EV manufacturer to offer both new purpose-built vehicles and electrification of legacy OEM platforms Lightning eMotors medium-duty and specialty commercial electric vehicles for fleets, announced the availability of the Lightning eChassis, an all-new rolling chassis purpose-built for commercial EV applications. The Lightning eChassis, developed with Metalsa, will be available for class […]

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Penske Truck Leasing dedicates Diesel Training Lab at Lincoln Tech’s East Windsor, Connecticut, Campus

Penske Truck Leasing dedicates Diesel Training Lab at Lincoln Tech’s East Windsor, Connecticut, Campus

| December 15, 2021

Over the last 10 years, Penske has hired more than 1,000 Lincoln Tech graduates nationally to work as truck maintenance technicians in its regional operations  Penske Truck Leasing recently held a dedication ceremony at the Lincoln Tech campus in East Windsor, Connecticut, as the company branded a diesel training lab and adjacent corridor. The lab will be utilized for hands-on diesel […]

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Nation’s Largest New Technician School Launches Innovative Diesel Programs to Address Critical Worker Shortages

Nation’s Largest New Technician School Launches Innovative Diesel Programs to Address Critical Worker Shortages

| December 8, 2021

NVI Blairsville’s first six-month sessions for aspiring auto and diesel technicians begin Jan. 3 NVI Institute Blairsville is launching innovative, accelerated programs in auto and diesel technology to get technicians on the job more quickly and to address critical shortages of skilled workers that are hampering the U.S. economy. By focusing on the essential skills […]

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