CHICAGO — The Heico Companies, parent holding company for a diversified portfolio of more than 36 businesses involved in manufacturing, construction and industrial services including Ancra International, Kinedyne, S-Line and Wistra, has acquired Ancra Systems B.V. in a transaction that Heico says will bring advanced loading system technology to the North American trucking market.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane has introduced several new features on its trailers which the company said will improve the safety of drivers, pedestrians and the food transported in Everest refrigerated trailers.
TROY, Mich. — Meritor has expanded its wheel-end portfolio to include Opti-Lite brake drums that offer aftermarket consumers a new lightweight drum option.
ATLANTA— UPS Tuesday announced it plans to add 200 new hybrid electric delivery trucks to the company’s growing alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The vehicles have the same 2-cylinder engine and E-GENTM chassis as the 125 vehicles UPS announced earlier this year.
LISLE, Ill. — Navistar today announced a new agreement with Meritor Inc. to co-brand Premium Brake Shoe Kits offered through the Fleetrite heavy duty parts brand. The agreement covers approximately 50 part numbers that will be labeled Fleetrite Manufactured by Meritor.
LAS VEGAS — Volvo Trucks North America Monday introduced Volvo Active Driver Assist, what the company calls “a comprehensive collision mitigation system” that combines both radar and camera capabilities to provide emergency braking and help drivers maintain a safe following distance through alerts and interventions.