January 2024

NTEA
What’s in Print

Green Truck Summit focuses on fuels, equipment for today and tomorrow

Feb. 16, 2024
Work Truck Week's Green Truck Summit will hold its keynote address on March 5, featuring Mary Aufdemberg of DTNA
Vanair
What’s in Print

Proof of concept: Upfittng mobile tire service units

Feb. 8, 2024
How AAA’s My Pit Crew selected a compact power solution to upfit a new breed of mobile service work trucks
Kevin Jones | TBB
What’s in Print

Remembering Pat Godwin

Feb. 8, 2024
‘He never used reverse gear very much.’
M.O.D./Blue Edge
What’s in Print

Time to report: TBB's Top 25

Jan. 14, 2024
[Editor's note: TBB is working with ACT Research to compile 2023 production numbers for the annual Trailer Output Report. Beginning in mid-January trailer manufacturers should...
Hilltip
Snow & Ice

Hilltip offers new tractor V-plow for snow removal

Jan. 5, 2024
VTR snowplows have a curved, powder-coated snow blade to create an optimal snow-rolling effect

More content from January 2024

Cummins
Equipment & Parts

Cummins agrees to record penalty for emissions defeat devices

Dec. 26, 2023
Engine maker expects to record a charge of approximately $2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2023 to resolve matters involving approximately one million pickup trucks
ACT Research
Trailers

Trailer orders remain 'healthy' but lag recent years

Dec. 23, 2023
While supply-chain issues have essentially normalized, concerns have shifted to market demand
Roll-Rite
Distributors, Upfitters

Safe Fleet expands SaaS network

Dec. 21, 2023
This new location will support Safe Fleet's tarping business and better service the Northeast Ohio dump truck and trailer manufacturers
High Bar Brands LLC
Equipment & Parts

Sentinel adds High Bar Brands to portfolio

Dec. 20, 2023
The middle-market private equity firm expressed excitement about partnering with High Bar Brands to support their next phase of expansion
Workhorse Group
Chassis

Workhorse books first fleet order for new EV step van

Dec. 20, 2023
The W56 step van offers a 1,000+ cubic foot cargo box with lowered step-in and wide cabin door for easier entry and exit
Stellar Industries
Truck Equipment

Stellar introduces new NXT40 Hooklift

Dec. 19, 2023
The new Hooklift features a Z-channel base design and a universal body latching system
HDA Truck Pride
Equipment & Parts

HDA Truck Pride expands presence in Atlantic Canada

Dec. 19, 2023
The parts and service provider recently added the Bayview Group, a family-owned business located in Atlantic Canada
Optronics
Equipment & Parts

Optronics intros temp-sensitive heated lighting

Dec. 19, 2023
Highly efficient and microprocessor-controlled, the new LED lamps monitor ambient temperature and turn heating functions on and off as weather conditions change
USA Convenience Trailers
Trailers

USA Convenience Trailers now markets direct to consumers

Dec. 19, 2023
New direction allows for more customized solutions, gives customers opportunity to select trailers that align with specific preferences, budgets
Great Dane
Trailers

Great Dane service team member honored

Dec. 18, 2023
In nominating Zahn for the Fleet Maintenance honor, her team said she consistently provides exceptional customer service and is a pleasure to work with, all while handling multiple...
Kevin Jones | TBB
Trailer Dealers

Trailer Show looks for good dealer ideas

Dec. 18, 2023
Educational topics NATDA plans to cover include operations, sales and marketing, human resources, leadership and management, emerging technologies, service training and data, ...
Power Heavy Duty
Distributors, Upfitters

Monday Trailers & Equipment joins Power Heavy Duty Network

Dec. 15, 2023
The trailer equipment provider and repair station will now feature Power Heavy Duty parts
Wabash
Trailers

Wabash honored by investors

Dec. 13, 2023
The ranking was based on earnings growth, sales growth, return on equity and total stock return for the latest 12 months available and over the last five years
What’s in Print

Eaton Cummins Endurant XD transmissions now available

Dec. 13, 2023
Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies’ Endurant XD series automated transmission is now available in select vocational Western Star and Freightliner...
Fontaine Specialized
Trailers

Fontaine Specialized upgrades Magnitude EQ spreaders

Dec. 8, 2023
The new Magnitude Series lowbeds offers improved geometry for greater maneuvering and an increased capacity per axle
Autocar
Chassis

GM, Autocar partner on zero emissions vehicles

Dec. 8, 2023
General Motors and Autocar will work together to produce vocational vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology
Oshkosh Defense
Trailers

Oshkosh Defense wins US Army trailer contract

Dec. 6, 2023
The MET is a six-axle trailer designed to be pulled by the Oshkosh Enhanced Heavy Equipment Transporter (EHET) M1300 Tractor
Decked
Gadd Ray J Reedit 969 A4564
Truck Equipment

Decked unveils updated drawer system for pickup trucks

Oct. 26, 2023
Decked reimagined its mid-size and large-size drawer systems to maximize storage space and allow for better draw access and functionality
NTEA - The Work Truck Association
Truck Bodies

NTEA covering market trends and certification at Work Truck Week 2024

Oct. 11, 2023
NTEA will be hosting two educational sessions at Work Truck Week 24, one covering market trends in the industry and the other discussing vehicle certification