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Hino Strengthens U.S. Management Team To Support Growth Plans

Mar 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Hino Trucks has announced several organizational changes as part of its overall growth plans in the U.S.  Earlier this month, Hino Trucks unveiled its first ever class 8 truck for the North American market by launching its Hino XL Series.  In late 2017, Hino announced […]



Wakefield Joins SoundOff Commercial Vehicle Products  

Mar 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

SoundOff® Commercial Vehicle Products has announced that Bill Wakefield has joined their senior leadership team as the new vice president and general manager of SoundOff Commercial Vehicle Products. “Bill joins us with a wide breadth of industry knowledge in the heavy truck and trailer industry […]



Miller Gives Back to the International Towing & Recovery Museum

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. has donated proceeds totaling over $10,000 to the International Towing & Recovery Museum and Hall of Fame. Located in Chattanooga, Tenn., the museum is dedicated to recording, preserving and educating the public about the history of the towing and recovery […]



Talbert Manufacturing Names Top 10 Dealers of 2017

Mar 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Talbert Manufacturing has named Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel of Voorhees, N.J., its top dealer for the 10th straight year. This award recognizes a Talbert dealer for outstanding performance in selling trailers, service and parts. In 2017, Hale sold more parts than any other Talbert […]



10 Years of Dynamic Supporting RABF

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

In 2008, Dynamic Towing Equipment & Manufacturing began donating a Dynamic Slide-in unit to the Recovery Agents Benefit Fund (RABF), a 501c3 organization that assists those in the repossession industry faced with debilitating injury, circumstance or death. Valued at over $10,000 the donated unit raises […]



TowMate Granted Five-year Extension on FMCSA Exemption

Feb 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

TowMate has announced that it has been granted another five-year exemption extension on the Federal Motor Carriage Safety Association’s (FMCSA) regulations on tow lights. “Under the current laws, all lamps must be wired and draw their power from the towing or hauling vehicle,” states a […]



Gene McKinney Joins Fitzgerald Towing & Recovery Equipment

Feb 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Fitzgerald Towing & Recovery Equipment has announced the addition of Gene McKinney to its leadership team as general manager. McKinney joins from Jerr-Dan Corporation, where he was Southeast Regional Manager. “I saw a great opportunity here” McKinney says. “I really appreciate the aggressive growth of […]



 Peterbilt Reaches 1,000,000 Vehicle Milestone 

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

On January 10, Peterbilt Motors Company announced the production of the 1,000,000th Peterbilt vehicle. The Model 567 Heritage rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. “The production of one million trucks is a proud moment, and the Model 567 Heritage […]



Isuzu Breaks Sales Records

Jan 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced that it broke two sales records in 2017, making last year its new benchmark for retail sales of Isuzu-brand trucks and Isuzu parts. This marks the third year in a row that Isuzu has established records in these […]



The Will-Burt Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Jan 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

On January 31, 1918, Burton W. Cope signed incorporation documents creating The Will-Burt Company in Orrville, Ohio. The company’s history can be traced back to 1894 when the Cope brothers opened a general repair shop. They took on partner William Tschantz. “Will” Tschantz and “Burt” […]