EnRoute - April 17, 2013
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has voted 4 to 3 to issue the proposed accounting standards update for public comment. FULL STORY
The CSA Subcommittee of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee has agreed that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) should extend its efforts on determining fault in crashes. FULL STORY
Federal regulators are planning to issue proposed rules this year covering stability control systems and speed limiters on heavy trucks. FULL STORY
Michelin has introduced the X Line Energy T, a new trailer tire which uses advanced compounding technology to meld that with long tread and casing life. FULL STORY
Thermo King has unveiled the T-80 Series truck temperature control platform. The T-80 incorporates an EPA/CARB-compliant engine, QuickTemp Control and enhanced drive belt system. FULL STORY
Hino has introduced a new air suspension for its 195 model. The new suspension, specifically designed for Hino consists of a Z-beam design, including a 12-volt compressor, dual air bags and a magnetic height control sensor. FULL STORY
Double Coin Tires and CMA have announced the company's newest distribution center groundbreaking ceremony to take place on April 25, 2013. The new warehouse and distribution center will be located on 6 acres in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. . .Dana Holding Corporation was presented with a 2013 Automotive News PACE Award for its innovative Spicer Diamond Series driveshaft. . .Penske Truck Rental has introduced an improved version of PenskeTruckRental.com to improve the online experience and speed up reservations for its customers. . .Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has released a new video showcasing the company's proprietary foam-in-place insulation process. The video can be viewed at www.utilitytrailer.com/resources/photos-videos?id=ut-foam-in-place. . .MHC Kenworth – Kansas City received the 2012 Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at a recent Kenworth Dealer Meeting. . .Penske Logistics has completed a relocation and upgrade of its data center. The data center supports the company's supply chain customers. . .Universal Technical Institute is now offering a Cummins engine program at its Exton campus. Cummins' elective program, exclusively available at select UTI campuses, is offered to students who have completed the UTI's core Diesel and Industrial Program, providing them with 12 weeks of intense training on the latest Cummins technologies. . .Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems has launched an online Vocational Truck Suspension Selector Tool which can be accessed through www.hendrickson-intl.com/suspensiontool. . .Enterprise Holdings has received the 2013 Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Award in the “Travel Supplier/Transportation” category from the Global Business Travel Association's (GBTA).
Jack Allen has been appointed to executive vice president and chief operating officer of Navistar International. . .Hino Motors Sales U.S.A has named Yoshinori Noguchi president.
Taking $tockA look at truck transportation-industry Fortune 500 public companies:
|Company||Symbol (Click for Chart)||04/17 Close||Performance|
|Allison Transmission Holdings||ALSN||$21.16||$0.34||-1.58%|
|Avis Budget Group Inc.||CAR||$27.56||$0.47||-1.68%|
|Dana Holding Corp.||DAN||$15.80||$0.49||-3.01%|
|Goodyear Tire & Rubber||GT||$12.06||$0.15||-3.22%|
|Navistar International Corp.||NAV||$30.89||$0.82||-2.59%|
SOURCE: Yahoo! Finance
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