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New SmartAdvantage® Powertrain

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies joint venture has announced the addition of a new downsped overdrive model to its broad range of Eaton and Cummins SmartAdvantage Powertrains.  The 1,550/1,850 lb.-ft. torque rating is compatible with rear axle ratings down to 2.47:1, enabling engine cruise speeds […]



FUSO’s Gene Hedbany Promoted to Manager, Field Services

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (FUSO) has announced the promotion of Gene Hedbany to manager, Field Services. In his new position, Hedbany will divide his time between FUSO headquarters in Logan Township, New Jersey, and traveling in the field with the company’s Field Service […]



International Towing Museum Board of Directors Election Results

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing Museum has announced the results of the 2017 Board of Directors election. The election process for the nine board positions ran from September 1, 2017, through September 14, 2017. The winners of the election are: Patrick Nahoum, Shane A. Coleman, John Weaver, Lee Roberts, Bert King, James Jennings, John […]



A Day to Remember

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I attended the 11th annual Wall of the Fallen Official Name Unveiling Ceremony this past Saturday at the International Towing and Recovery Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn. It was a ceremony to remember and honor 26 tow operators who lost their lives while working on the […]



Wonder Women

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My niece just turned six and was excited to show me a new shirt that was a birthday present from her mom. Emblazoned on the front was a big “W.” She explained it was for the superhero Wonder Woman – the comic book hero from […]



Bulldog Towing Implement

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Bulldog Towing Products announces the addition of the Bulldog Towing Implement to their product line.  It features a one-piece design makes it the lightest cycle transporter made and its small enough to fit under the passenger seat of most trucks.  The Bulldog Towing Implement locks […]



Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Welcomes Jerr-Dan 50-60 Ton JFB Rotator

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) recently delivered a customized 50/60 Ton JFB Rotator specifically designed and built for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR). Jerr-Dan officially handed the rotator key to the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue team in July 2017 and it became the newest addition […]



Tennessee Tow Show — September 14-16

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Tennessee Tow Show kicks off with seminars on Thursday, September 14 and the show opens Friday through Saturday at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga. One of the largest regional shows, the event will feature approximately 90 exhibitors offering towing and recovery equipment, products […]



Hope

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’m sure most of us have had a feeling of hopelessness — a time when we were brought to our knees, not knowing if we will ever be able to get up again. Wondering why – why me, why now — just why? Sometimes there […]



New Kenworth T880 Brochure

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

The new Kenworth T880 Brochure is now available with the latest information on the company’s popular, flagship vocational truck. Since the T880 debuted four years ago, Kenworth has added a number of configurations. The new T880S set-forward front axle for ready-mix, dump and mobile crane applications […]