Commercial Vehicle Marketing and Research

 


Clients

Phillips Industries:
Based in Santa Fe Springs, CA, USA Phillips Industries is a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry. Phillips is a major supplier and partner to many top OEMs around the world and is a first choice for top fleets. They have manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as in Mexico, China and Belgium.
Latest Press Releases:

​​Phillips Industries Wraps Up 90th Year Celebration through Video Interviews with Founder and CEO, Bob Phillips 

Phillips Industries’ Electrical Harness Division Celebrates 10th Year Anniversary of Expansion and Achieves Production Growth and New Quality Certifications

FTR Associates:
For more than two decades, FTR has been the thought leader in freight transportation forecasting in North America. The company’s national award-winning forecasters collect and analyze all data likely to impact freight movement, issuing consistently reliable reports for trucking, rail, and intermodal transportation, as well as providing demand analysis for commercial vehicle and railcar. FTR’s forecasting and specially designed reports have resulted in advanced planning and cost-savings for companies throughout the transportation sector.
Latest Press Releases:
FTR Reports North American Class 8 Orders for September Continue Surge as Fleets Secure Truck Availability Throughout 2019
FTR’s April Shippers Conditions Index Falls to New Low

Mitchell 1:
Headquartered in Poway, California, Mitchell 1 has provided quality repair information solutions to the motor vehicle industry for over 95 years. The Mitchell 1 family of products includes a complete line of integrated software solutions to help auto, medium and heavy truck professionals improve productivity and profitability. For the trucking segment, Mitchell 1’s online solutions provide information required to estimate labor times, diagnose and repair all makes of Class 4-8 trucks.
Latest Press Releases:

Mitchell 1 Enhances Manager SE Truck Edition with Built-in Text Messaging Capability

Mitchell 1 Updates Web-based Truck Repair InformationWith Model Year 2018 Data

Pressure Systems International:
Pressure Systems International, in its 21st year, is the world leader in automatic tire inflation systems and markets and sells its products in North America through Meritor as the Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI. PSI has also opened markets in 43 countries and is currently exporting to China, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia.
Latest Press Releases:

Pressure Systems International Celebrates 25th Anniversary During Annual Fleet Event
Pressure Systems International Announces New Tire Pressure Monitoring System for Commercial Vehicles - TireView™



CIMC Intermodal Equipment:
CIMC Intermodal Equipment is the largest provider of container chassis in North America.
Latest Press Releases:

​​CIMC Intermodal Equipment Reveals New 2019 Premium Specification Chassis with 10-Year Warranty at IANA 2018
CIMC Intermodal Equipment Installs 100% Digital Torqueing Process to Improve Accuracy and Safety​


​Triangle Suspension Systems, Inc.:
Triangle Suspension Systems, Inc. manufactures and distributes undercarriage products for light, medium, and heavy duty vehicles. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in DuBois, Pennsylvania.​
Latest Press Releases:

Triangle Suspension Systems Substantially Improves Leaf Spring Product Corrosion Protection 


Lippert Components, Inc.

Lippert Components is a leading designer and manufacturer of mattresses serving a wide variety of markets.  As one of their initial introductions to the commercial vehicle  industry; they have developed a premium line of DOT compliant sleeper mattresses for truck drivers of all sleep types.  The somnun™ Sleeper Series is the latest mattress from Lippert and is specifically designed to promote a healthy and restful night’s sleep for Class 8 drivers who spend nights on the road. Lippert is also developing other cab related products designed to improve a driver's life on the road.

Latest Press Releases:

​Lippert Components introduces the somnum® Odyssey heavy duty innerspring mattress for “big and tall” sleepers

Lippert Components introduces bedding line for Class 8 truck mattresses


Jost International:
JOST has been manufacturing fifth wheel coupling devices globally since 1956 and began manufacturing for the North America market in their Greeneville, Tennessee facility in 2000. In total JOST has supplied more than three million fifth wheels to the global market and there now more than 100,000 on the road in North America.
Latest Press Releases:
JOST International Names New Director of Aftermarket Business Development
JOST International Celebrates 500,000th Domestically Produced Fifth Wheel

Webb Wheel Products:
Webb Wheel Products, Inc., headquartered in Cullman, Alabama, manufactures hubs, brake drums and rotors for medium- and heavy- duty trucks, trailers and buses. Webb Wheel is a Marmon Highway Technologies®/Berkshire Hathaway company. Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) supports the highway transportation industry worldwide with a wide range of high-quality products and services.
Latest Press Releases:
Webb Wheel Introduces Brake Drum Designed for Maximum Air Flow to Run 10% Cooler
Leadership Change Announced for Webb Wheel Products OEM Business



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