Truck Industry News


Bonnell Commander Series Multi-Purpose Truck Bodies

A Look at Bonnell Industries In this edition of Snow Plow News, we’ll take a look at Bonnell Industries, one of the leading distributors of truck equipment in the industry. Bonnell Industries began as a small home business in 1960. Over fifty-five years later, Bonnell now resides in a 61,000 square foot facility and is one of the largest truck equipment distributors in the area. While originally a welding service, they have grown into a leading manufacturer of snow plows, …

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NTEA-supported Vehicle Innovation Act introduced in House of Representatives

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced H.R. 4106, the Vehicle Innovation Act (VIA), in the House of Representatives.This legislation would earmark funds for research and development of alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies, and create truck-specific programs within the Department of Energy (DOE).

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EPA expected to reduce ethanol fuel blend

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to reduce the amount of ethanol that’s blended into the nation’s gasoline by at least 15% when it finalizes its proposal by Nov. 30.

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China, India, Africa and Indonesia expected to boost sales of mid-market value trucks

The convergence of premium and low-cost trucks has led to the evolution of a mid-market segment, referred to as value trucks. Medium- and heavy-duty value trucks will emerge as the fastest-growing segment globally, with sales volumes of over a million units by 2022, with approximately 80 percent of these sales expected from China, India, Africa and Indonesia.

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U.S. jobless claims drop 5,000 to 271,000

The number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by 5,000 to 271,000 in mid-November, offering more evidence the labor market has rebounded after a summer dip.

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