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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body

J&M Sanitation Deploys BYD, Amrep Electric Refuse Trucks

J&M Sanitation Deploys BYD, Amrep Electric Refuse Trucks

| March 3, 2021

BYD electric trucks are clean and quiet, with fewer moving parts than carbon-burning trucks J&M Sanitation, a family-owned business serving Kuna, Idaho, has deployed two all-electric Class 8 refuse trucks, the first such battery-electric, zero-emission vehicles in Idaho. The trucks are replacing two current diesel vehicles, resulting in cleaner air and a lower carbon footprint. J&M is […]

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Navistar Stockholders Approve Acquisition by TRATON

Navistar Stockholders Approve Acquisition by TRATON

| March 3, 2021

Stockholders Approve All Proposals at 2021 Annual Meeting Navistar International Corporation (“Navistar”) (NYSE: NAV), a leading U.S. truck maker, announced that, at its annual meeting of stockholders held today, stockholders approved TRATON’s proposal to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Navistar at a price of USD 44.50 per share in cash. The transaction remains subject […]

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US Trailer OEMs Challenged to Increase Production Amid Component Constraints

US Trailer OEMs Challenged to Increase Production Amid Component Constraints

| March 2, 2021

ACT Research reports trailer net orders have pushed the industry backlog higher for the past seven months According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer net orders have pushed the industry backlog higher for the past seven months, with January’s order level 66% above current build rates. “First of all, it […]

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U.S. Postal Service Awards Contract to Launch Multi-Billion-Dollar Modernization of Postal Delivery Vehicle Fleet

U.S. Postal Service Awards Contract to Launch Multi-Billion-Dollar Modernization of Postal Delivery Vehicle Fleet

| February 26, 2021

Oshkosh Defense Will Finalize Design of Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV), Delivering Up to 165,000 of the U.S.-Built Vehicles Over the Next Decade The U.S. Postal Service announced it awarded a 10-year contract to Oshkosh, WI, based Oshkosh Defense, to manufacture a new generation of U.S.-built postal delivery vehicles that will drive the most dramatic […]

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The Shyft Group Selected To Produce New Options In Isuzu’s Commercial Truck Lineup

The Shyft Group Selected To Produce New Options In Isuzu’s Commercial Truck Lineup

| February 24, 2021

Highly anticipated 2022 F-Series diesel Class 6 & 7 and N-Series Class 5 gas-powered work truck chassis will be assembled at Shyft’s Charlotte, Michigan, facility Builtmore Contract Manufacturing, owned and operated by The Shyft Group America’s leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for ecommerce-driven parcel delivery, as well as the broader commercial, retail, and […]

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On-Demand Data With ‘BI’ Driven Analytics Available for Commercial Truck and Van Dealers

On-Demand Data With ‘BI’ Driven Analytics Available for Commercial Truck and Van Dealers

| February 23, 2021

CBI focuses on inventory status, health, pricing, market trends, and stocking A new report suite created by Work Truck Solutions helps dealers gain actionable insights and improve decision-making for their commercial business. Commercial Business Intelligence (CBI) is an on-demand suite that combines business analytics, data mining, data visualization, and data tools coupled with best practices to […]

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