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Jacobson Companies buys 259 Mack Pinnacles

May 24, 2012

Jacobson Companies buys 259 Mack Pinnacles

Jacobson Companies has purchased 259 MACK Truck Pinnacle on-highway commercial vehicles. The new tractors – of which 139 are day cabs and 120 are sleepers – recently were delivered to Jacobson locations throughout the U.S. A leading third-party logistics service provider ...

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Caltrans workshop shapes future of California transportation

May 24, 2012

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) hosted a workshop on May 23 for transportation stakeholders and officials to evaluate the California Interregional Blueprint, a long-term plan that will help shape decision-making for the state’s transportation system. “The future of California’s economy ...

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Volvo Rents acquires Action Equipment Rental

May 23, 2012

Volvo Rents acquires Action Equipment Rental

Volvo Rents has expanded in New Mexico with its acquisition of Action Equipment Rental, a three-location construction equipment rental company with stores in Alamogordo, Las Cruces and Silver City. Through such acquisitions, Volvo Rents has added 49 stores in the past ...

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Mica, Rahall and Ribble to speak at the TCC Fly-In

May 22, 2012

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.), Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.), and freshman Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) will share their perspectives May 30 on the pending surface transportation reauthorization bill during the 2012 Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) ...

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CNH teams with Thunder Creek Equipment to offer fuel, service trailer line

May 22, 2012

CNH Parts & Service, the product support business of agricultural and construction equipment maker CNH Global, on May 22 announced a new supplier agreement with LDJ Manufacturing Inc. of Pella, Iowa, to offer its Thunder Creek Equipment line of fuel ...

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Ohio DOT launches 'SMART' program to generate millions

May 22, 2012

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is hoping to generate millions of dollars in new money by launching a program that will permit advertising and sponsorship opportunities at interstate rest areas and welcome centers throughout Ohio. Starting on May 21, the ...

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Onspot's Ray Paul elected as present of NWFEDA

May 22, 2012

Onspot's Ray Paul elected as present of NWFEDA

Onspot of North America – Onspot Automatic Tire Chains' senior regional manager Ray Paul has been elected as the president of the Northwest Fire Equipment Dealers Association (NWFEDA). Paul has been with Onspot for the past 18 years and covers the ...

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U.S. DOT grants $54.5M for new bus rapid transit line in Ft. Collins, CO

May 21, 2012

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on May 21 announced a $54.5 million funding agreement with Fort Collins for a new MAX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line expected to reduce commuting times and traffic congestion along ...

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LaHood attends Dubuque Millwork District TIGER project ribbon cutting

May 21, 2012

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood celebrated the ribbon cutting on the $137 million Historic Millwork District multimodal improvement project, a keystone in a strategy to reinvigorate the community by attracting both businesses and residents through expanded transportation ...

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Illinois infrastructure community supports pension, Medicaid reform

May 21, 2012

The Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, Associated General Contractors of Illinois, Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers, Illinois Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association, and the Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association are expressing ...

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U.S. DOT eliminates 46 traffic sign regulations

May 21, 2012

The Obama Administration is eliminating 46 regulations on traffic signs to provide more flexibility for state and local governments, including allowing communities to replace traffic signs when they are worn out rather than requiring signs to be replaced by a ...

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Volvo Trucks launches Remote Diagnostics aftermarket service

May 18, 2012

Volvo Trucks launches Remote Diagnostics aftermarket service

Volvo Trucks on May 18 launched its Remote Diagnostics aftermarket service for North America, which provides a connected system of vehicle management tools to help maximize vehicle uptime. Remote Diagnostics will be standard on all Volvo-powered VN model highway trucks. Remote ...

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