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GEICO reminds drivers to move over for tow trucks, too

Sep 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

The following is a press release distributed by Geico to the motoring public: WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2018 – While many drivers know to change lanes when a police cruiser or ambulance is stopped along a roadway, fewer of them know that tow trucks, too, are […]

Jerr-Dan Honors WATERS Truck on Its 80th Anniversary

Aug 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) salutes its distributor WATERS Truck and Tractor on their 80th milestone anniversary. The family owned business, led by fourth generation family members, has expanded to include Jerr-Dan towing and recovery equipment. “As WATERS celebrates this major milestone, we […]

Hino Trucks Announces Partnership with the New York Jets

Aug 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Hino Trucks has announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with the New York Jets. The agreement marks the first professional sports partnership for Hino Trucks and brands them the official commercial truck of the New York Jets. “The New York Jets are extremely proud to be […]

WTRAA Scholarship Committee Announces 2018 WTRAA Scholarship Recipients

Aug 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

The WTRAA Scholarship Committee, an integral part of the Women of the Towing and Recovery Association of America, awards scholarships to students who are children of towing company operators or owners. Applicants are evaluated for grade point average, community service, scholastic achievement and personal statements. […]

Peterbilt Graduates 50th Factory Trained Technician Class

Aug 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

On August 10, Peterbilt Motors Company certified the graduation of the Peterbilt Technician Institute’s (PTI) 50th graduating class. Since PTI opened its doors in November 2013 at the Universal Technical Institute campus in Dallas more than 500 students have graduated from the program. PTI has […]

50,000th Isuzu N-Series Gasoline Truck Assembled in America

Aug 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has announced that the 50,000th gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series truck has been produced in Charlotte, Mich. The truck rolled off the assembly line on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The Isuzu N-Series truck was the first gasoline-powered low cab forward truck […]

Daimler Trucks Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Jul 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Daimler Trucks has announced the creation of an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Ore. The facility will be located at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) headquarters in Portland and dedicated to further developing automated driving technology and understanding its impact on society […]

Midwest Wrecker — New Dynamic Dealer for Ohio

Jul 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Dynamic Towing Equipment has announced a recent dealer partnership with Midwest Wrecker in Pataskala, Ohio. Midwest Wrecker  has been serving the Ohio area as part of the Dynamic family of dealers and offers Dynamic Towing Equipment, service and parts with an experienced sales and service team […]

Zip’s Work Hard Spring Event Giveaway Winners 

Jul 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Zip’s Truck Equipment has drawn the winners of their Work Hard Spring Event giveaway. Lonnie Teeter from Morrill Collision Repair in Kansas won the grand prize: A trip for two to Washington, D.C., London, Hawaii or an Alaskan Cruise. “The Work Hard giveaway was created […]

HONK Technologies Raises $18M to Expand Coverage and Service Offerings

Jun 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Los Angeles-based HONK Technologies, on-demand roadside assistance app has announced an $18 million round of funding led by Altpoint Ventures with participation from existing investors Venture 51 and Structure Capital. HONK will use the new funds to accelerate its technology leadership; expand its network of more than75,000 towing and roadside […]