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  • James Sharkey joins Pressure Systems International

    Industry veteran James 'Jim' Sharkey has joined US company Pressure Systems International (PSI) as Director of Strategic Initiatives. In his new position, Sharkey will play a leadership role in expanding the market for the company’s automatic tyre inflation system, marketed in the US as the 'Meritor Tire Inflation System' by PSI. Read More...

  • Mika Vehviläinen new CEO of Cargotec

    Finnish load handling specialist Cargotec has appointed Mika Vehviläinen as new President and CEO. Vehviläinen is currently acting as President and CEO of Finnair and previously held senior positions at Nokia Siemens Networks and Nokia. Read More...

  • US trailer order volume strongest since March 2006

    According to US company ACT Research, the trailer industry closed 2012 on a strong note. Following a modest pullback in November, December saw new orders rise to a multi-year high. Cancellation activity, meanwhile, remained at modest levels. Read More...

  • Krone joins forces with axle specialist Gigant

    German trailer manufacturer, Krone, and fellow German axle specialist, Gigant, have announced a partnership that will see the development of innovative axle assemblies and chassis for Krone's agricultural and utility equipment. Read More...

  • TransForce to acquire Velocity Express

    North American logistics expert, TransForce, has announced the acquisition of US transport business, Velocity Express, and all its subsidiaries. Read More...

  • Commercial vehicle industry criticises unbalanced approach to transport modes in the EU

    The commercial vehicle industry again cautioned EU policy makers against the risk of pitting one transport mode against the other. Read More...

  • US fleet leaders cautiously optimistic about 2013

    US company GreenRoad has presented a study on the state of the US transport industry. According to the Fleet Leader 2013 Outlook, 54 per cent of fleet leaders are ‘cautiously optimistic’ about 2013. Read More...

  • Major acquisition in US tarp market

    US roll-tarp expert Shur-Co has acquired Florida-based company Donovan Enterprises. According to Shur-Co, the acquisition will bring together two well-known leaders in the North American truck, trailer and specialty tarp market - resulting in an entity with a combined 93 years of tarping experience. Read More...

  • Chinese commercial vehicle market slowing down

    According to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle Outlook, jointly published by ACT and SIC, China’s State Information Center, domestic sales of commercial vehicles continued downward in Q3 2012. Read More...

  • Rogers releases new optional CobraNeck

    US trailer manufacturer, Rogers, has released a new detachable gooseneck called CobraNeck. Allowing for a varying ride height, the CobraNeck is an optional feature designed to make unhooking and delivering safer, faster and more convenient. Read More...

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