Industry News

Chelsea Products Wins Work Truck Show® 2015 Innovation Award

Apr 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Chelsea Products Div. of Parker won The Work Truck Show® 2015 Innovation Award for its 249V Series power take-off. The award was presented at The Work Truck Show 2015 in March. Chelsea’s 249V Series PTO prevailed over more than 100 other new products to win […]



Phoenix USA, Inc. Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary

Apr 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Phoenix USA, Inc., manufacturer of truck OEM and aftermarket parts and accessories, is excited to celebrate the company’s 30th year anniversary of its founding. Thirty years ago, Phoenix USA’s founder Jim Wright established the company after a fire closed a furniture company he previously operated. […]



Joel Amsley Retires from Jerr-Dan Corporation

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Joel Amsley, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Jerr-Dan Corporation, has retired. According to an announcement from Richard del Campo, Jerr-Dan Corporation Vice President/General Manager: “Joel joined Jerr-Dan in 1979; since then he has hired, trained, mentored and motivated many Jerr-Dan team members. […]



Auto Data Direct, Inc. Names Tom Drake Tow Services Manager

Feb 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Auto Data Direct, Inc., (ADD) has announced the appointment of Tom Drake as its national Towing Services Manager. Drake joined ADD in 2008 with the primary responsibility of assisting the Florida-based company in expanding its extensive tow industry service into Texas and throughout the nation. […]



Navistar Announces Uptime Mission, New Marketing Campaign for International Truck Brand

Feb 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Navistar has announced its new mission centered on maximizing customer uptime, illustrating the company’s shift toward the future and its renewed emphasis on keeping customers’ trucks on the road. A new marketing campaign for the International® Truck brand focused on uptime will be launching concurrently. […]



Hub International Announces Acquisition of Assets of San Antonio-based Alexander Insurance Agency

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced Wednesday, February 4 that it has acquired the assets of Alexander Insurance Agency (Alexander), a San Antonio, Texas-based independent brokerage of commercial lines insurance for the commercial towing and transportation industries. Terms of the acquisition […]



Kenworth Receives Truck of the Year Award

Jan 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

The American Truck Dealers (ATD) named the Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck with PACCAR MX-13 Engine as the 2015 Truck of the Year. The award was announced at the ATD Convention & Expo in San Francisco. Judges selected the truck for its exceptional handling, power, torque […]



New B/A Products Co. Website

Dec 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

B/A Products Co. has launched their new and improved website — www.baprod.com. The fully-responsive site works well with almost all new devices and allows the user to easily navigate products either by category or by using a convenient search feature. You can download the new […]



Geico Donates $2,500 to Survivor Fund

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum recently announced that Geico presented a donation of $2,500 to the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum’s Survivor Fund. The funds will provide financial support to families of those lost in the […]



Hino Trucks Celebrates 30 Years in the U.S.

Oct 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

Hino Trucks has reached a milestone of 30 years in business in the United States. Founded in 1984 as a limited distributorship with responsibility for importing class 4 through 7 cab-over trucks, Hino has evolved into a prominent U.S. company with a dealer network of […]