Industry News

Hino Trucks Donates Vehicle to CV Technology Center After Tornado

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

Hino Trucks recently donated a cab-over truck to Canadian Valley Technology Center, a vocational school located outside of Oklahoma City. As a result of the May 31, 2013 El Reno tornado, CV Tech lost several vehicles that were used as teaching tools in various repair […]



New Towing Industry Air Bags in Production

Jan 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

Production is now underway at International Recovery Services (IRS), a newly-formed air bag manufacturer specializing in air bags built for towing and recovery. Company founder Wayne Martineau is well versed in the role air bags can play in towing and recovery. A Massachusetts towing company […]



Daimler Trucks North America Readies New Loyalty Program

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

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announces a new customer loyalty program for owner-operators and small fleets. Known as Truck Bucks, this loyalty program will be aimed at rewarding customers with parts and service specials at Freightliner, Western Star, Detroit and Thomas Built Buses service locations. […]



Mitsubishi Fuso Offers 1.7% APR Financing On New Canter Work Trucks

Jan 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

For its Get In On It Sales Event, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. has announced that, effective January 1, 2014, any new 2012-2014 model year Canter FE Series medium-duty work truck will be available for purchase by qualified buyers at a low 1.7% APR […]



Navistar to Market with Portfolio of Fully-Automated Transmission Options

Dec 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Navistar, Inc. announced it is the first to market with a portfolio of fully automatic and automated manual transmissions for a range of applications. The options will be available on International® ProStar® and International® TranStar vehicles. “At Navistar we continue to evaluate technologies aimed at […]



Peterbilt Named North Texas Clean Air Champion

Dec 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Peterbilt Motors Company received the highest honor at the ninth annual Working for Clean Awards from the North Texas Commission, the company recently announced. The 2013 awards feature 15 different category winners named from 26 applicant organizations representing more than 70,000 employees. Peterbilt was revealed […]



Mitsubishi Fuso Offers Low 1.6% APR Financing On New Canter FE Series Work Trucks

Nov 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

For its Year-End Savings Sales Event, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. has announced that, effective October 1, 2013, any new 2012-2014 model year Canter FE Series medium-duty work truck will be available for purchase by qualified buyers at a low 1.6% APR financing rate […]



2013-2015 ITRHFM Board Positions Announced

Nov 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

The International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. has announced the 16 museum board positions. These positions are in effect from November 1, 2013 through October 31st, 2015. George Connolly Frank Ennis Kevin Fox Jeffrey Godwin Andy Hovanes Patrick Nahoum Randy Olson […]



2013 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Nov 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Nine industry leaders were selected for induction into the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame as the Class of 2013. Marc De Wilde (Gentbrugge, Belgium), John H. Glass (Morris Plains, N.J), Marvin R. Harris-Deceased (Greensboro, N.C.), Rolfe W. Johnson (Snohomish, Wash.), William E. Johnson […]



Hall of Fame Class of 2013

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Hall of Fame Inductees