Tag: commercial truck

A commercial vehicle is any type of motor vehicle used for transporting goods or paid passengers. The European Union defines “commercial motor vehicle” as any motorised road vehicle, that by its type of construction and equipment is designed for, and capable of transporting, whether for payment or not: (1) more than nine persons, including the driver; (2) goods and “standard fuel tanks”.

Bridgestone Names New President of Commercial Truck & Bus Tire Business

Bridgestone Names New President of Commercial Truck & Bus Tire Business

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 12, 2016) – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced that Joseph Saoud has joined the company as president, truck and bus radial (TBR), Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO). In this role, Saoud will be responsible for leading the sales activities for the U.S. and Canadian commercial truck

Penton Launches New EquipmentWatch.com

Penton Launches New EquipmentWatch.com

New SaaS platform provides increased efficiency, improved usability and deeper insights for key decision makers.

Atlanta, Ga – (August 1, 2016) – Penton’s EquipmentWatch, the world’s leader in data, insights and workflow tools for the heavy equipment industry, has relaunched its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform at EquipmentWatch.com. It includes broad equipment coverage

Rigid Frame Versus Articulated Trucks

Rigid Frame Versus Articulated Trucks

Rigid frame trucks are designed to haul large, abrasive, rocky materials on well maintained haul roads, says Scott Knoblauch, senior consultant with Caterpillar Inc. “Grades under 15% and long-haul road distances have minimal effect on rigid frame truck performance,” he says. “They also are designed to run well on long

Stephen Roy Appointed President Volvo CE Americas Sales Region

Stephen Roy Appointed President Volvo CE Americas Sales Region

Having held senior management positions in Volvo Financial Services and the Volvo Group’s North American commercial truck operations, Stephen Roy has been appointed President, Sales Region Americas at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). In his new role, which he assumes on September 1st, Stephen will be responsible for meeting the

Speedco Introduces Nationwide Battery Service Program With Interstate Batteries

Speedco Introduces Nationwide Battery Service Program With Interstate Batteries

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 8, 2016) – Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced the nationwide launch of battery services at Speedco, a leading provider of on-highway preventive maintenance and tire service for the commercial trucking industry. The all-inclusive battery service program at all Speedco locations includes free battery testing and the addition

Bridgestone Highlights Tire Safety Ahead of Summer Driving Season

Bridgestone Highlights Tire Safety Ahead of Summer Driving Season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 26, 2016) – In advance of the Rubber Manufacturers Association’s (RMA) National Tire Safety Week, May 29 – June 4, 2016, Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is helping drivers prepare their tires for the busy summer driving season. The company’s consumer, commercial and retail businesses are providing ongoing education

TBEI Welcomes Douglas Street, North Central Territory Manager

TBEI Welcomes Douglas Street, North Central Territory Manager

Lake Crystal, Minn. – Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI) is pleased to welcome Douglas Street as the new North Central Territory Manager for the Crysteel®, DuraClass®, and Rugby® brands.

Douglas comes to TBEI with over 24 years of experience within the industry, starting as Commercial Truck Sales Rep for

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