Vehicles and telematics
Forklifts, seatbelts and cellphones – just like they said on Sesame Street, “One of these things is not like the other.” I wrote previously about how distracted driving is now seen as the most common factor leading to motor vehicle accidents in Canada. I’m sure that is no surprise.
Feb. 13, 2019 - ASV Holdings has introduced a new brand strategy highlighting the product features and qualities that make ASV an industry leader and allow customers to get more done in more places. The company also launched a new website with features to improve customer experience and ease of use.
Nov. 26, 2018 - David Chickowski has been appointed Western Region Vice President for Manitou North America. In this key leadership role, Chickowski will oversee all sales activities for Manitou, Gehl, Mustang by Manitou and EDGE brands in the western region of the United States and Canada. He will be focused on driving overall growth and profitability in the region by developing strategic market initiatives and strategies for the dealer network, rental customers and other market channels.
Oct. 24, 2018 - Doosan Bobcat North America has partnered with Plug and Play, a global startup accelerator and corporate innovation platform based in Silicon Valley, to explore Internet of Things (IoT) and autonomous solutions that can be incorporated in Bobcat® equipment. This partnership will enable Doosan Bobcat to build mutually beneficial relationships with leading startup companies who can help bring a variety of technological solutions to market.
Oct. 24, 2018 - JLG Industries is pleased to announce the availability of a cold weather package for SkyTrak telehandlers. The optional cold weather package helps maximize machine performance in ambient temperatures down to minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
Oct. 22, 2018 - CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all-new TV450 compact track loader (CTL), a new 10,610-pound vertical-lift machine with a rated operating capacity of 4,500 pounds at 50 percent tipping load. The newest and largest CASE CTL ever built features an industry leading 9,188 pounds of breakout force, and optional high-flow (3,450 psi at 39.5 gpm) and enhanced high-flow (4,000 psi at 35 gpm) hydraulics for high-power attachments such as mulching heads, stump grinders and cold planers.
Aug. 9, 2018 - ASV Holdings Inc. has added GlenMor Equipment to its dealer network.
Apr. 12, 2018 - ASV Holdings, Inc. has announced the appointment of Thomas Foster to the position of Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain.
This year’s Challenge consisted of mid-size, full-size and HD entries – ten trucks in all – vying for a win in what is now its 11th year. We tested 10 2018 pickup trucks covering the 2500 HD segment. Two midsize and five full-size pickups completed the rest of the 2018 entries. A complete list of scores by model follow, revealing our choice for the winner of the 2018 Canadian Truck King Challenge.
Oct. 24, 2017 - Doosan Bobcat North America has donated seven Bobcat machines to four regional vocational schools for their service technician training programs.