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Mar 3, 2015
TruckingInfo.com/ Denton Record-Chronicle
Peterbilt has plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas after the Denton City Council approved an eight-year, 70% tax abatement for the facility's production, according to a report in the Denton Record-Chronicle. Peterbilt will break ground in the spring.
The expansion, the first in 16 years, will add 17,500 square feet to the property to help increase production. It will increase dock doors and expand out from two different points on the building. The renovations won’t interfere >Read more
Mar 3, 2015
"Riding the east wind" is an ancient Chinese saying about seizing the momentum of natural forces to make further inroads.
It also might sum up Swedish truck maker Volvo Group's investment in Dongfeng Group (DFG), China's biggest player in the world's largest truck market. Dongfeng literally translates as "east wind."
The deal, after 9 years of negotiations, was finalized last month when Volvo Group bought 45 percent of a subsidiary of DFG, Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles (DFCV) for 5.5 billion yuan (US$885 >Read more