Truck component services drop as trucker layoffs ramp up

A trucker in the Pittsburgh area will be laid off Thursday as part of the federal government’s efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but that doesn’t mean that the trucking industry will be spared.The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has informed all truckers and others that they are required to close their …

Truck component services provider’s website shut down after ‘toxic’ online comment

TUCSON, Ariz.— A truck component company has been shut down by its owner after a “toxic” online comment thread, the owner of the business told ABC News.The comments were posted in the wake of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Florida last month.The man’s girlfriend was shot and killed.The owner of The Truck …

When will you have the ability to install a service truck on your flatbed service vehicle?

When you want to buy a new flatbed truck, there are a few options out there.If you want the ability of installing a service trailer on your vehicle, you can either buy one for your own personal use or you can get a spare trailer.Either way, if you decide to go that route, you’ll need …

Volvo’s truck component services provider Ford will offer tow truck and truck component service to U.S. customers

Volvo’s global truck component and service division will offer vehicle tow services to U-S.consumers starting this summer, with the first customers expected to arrive in late 2018, a source with knowledge of the deal said.The company’s new truck component business, Ford Trucking, is part of Volvo’s new segment strategy that aims to be more cost-competitive …