Jacob Kramer to Lead U.S. Xpress Driver Recruiting

New leadership brings innovation to competitive trucking market CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–U.S. Xpress, a subsidiary of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., the nation’s fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, today announced the hiring of Jacob Kramer as its vice president of driver recruiting. In this role, Kramer is responsible for developing the company’s overall driver recruitment […]

Peggy Smith Joins CapRelo Executive Team as Chief Strategy Officer

STERLING, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#WERC—CapRelo, a global employee relocation and assignment management firm serving private and public sector clients, announced that Peggy Smith, SCRP, SGMS-T, will be joining the company as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), effective May 18, 2020. “Our current environment demands innovative thinkers, key relationship builders, reinvention specialists, informed experts and reliable industry narrators,” said […]

Industry-First, Automotive-Compliant ReDriver from Diodes Incorporated Enables DisplayPort via USB Type-C

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ChooseDiodesInc–Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ: DIOD) today announced the industry’s first automotive AEC-Q100 grade 3 qualified 10Gbps USB-C® DisplayPort™ Alternate (DP-Alt) mode linear ReDriver™ IC. The DP-Alt mode allows the transfer of DisplayPort signals through a USB Type-C® connector. Supporting 8.1Gbps DP1.4 and the 10Gbps USB 3.2 specifications, the PI3DPX1207Q provides a transparent, protocol-agnostic ReDriver […]

Aperia Launches Pro+ to Support Critical Fleet Investments Amid COVID-19

BURLINGAME, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#HaloConnect—Aperia Technologies Inc., a leading supplier of tire management technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicle tractors and trailers, today introduced the Pro+ program to make it easier for fleets to secure technology to support their businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “As a company that cares deeply about the success […]

Flex Announces Mike Thoeny as President, Automotive Business Group

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced Mike Thoeny has been named, President, Automotive Business Group, effective June 1, 2020. Reporting directly to Paul Humphries, President Reliability Solutions, Thoeny will have full P&L responsibility for the Automotive business, including commercial, customer and technology strategy and execution worldwide. With over 30 years of international automotive […]

Class 8 Retail Pricing Held Up in April

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In the May 2020 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported that in the first full month of sales under the economic shutdown, Class 8 auction volume was relatively healthy, while pricing pulled back. The retail channel saw lower volume but more stable pricing. Medium Duty trucks had […]

CarParts.com Delivers to America Through Rapid Response TV

E-commerce auto parts retailer launches national TV campaign fast with Marketing Architects MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Advertisers–As consumers avoid contact and look for ways to save money, CarParts.com is bringing the right parts at the right prices straight to their doors. By launching their first national TV advertising campaign, “We’ve Got It,” CarParts.com is assuring customers they can […]

RumbleOn, Inc. Announces Reverse Stock Split of Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RumbleOn, Inc (NASDAQ: RMBL), the e-commerce company using innovative technology to simplify how dealers and consumers buy, sell, trade or finance pre-owned vehicles, today announced it will effect a one-for-twenty reverse stock split of its issued and outstanding Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock. Pursuant to the Certificate of Change filed […]

Telenav and Alpine Electronics Partner to Enable OEMs and Car Owners to Instantly Upgrade to State-of-the-Art In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems

Telenav’s cloud-connected VIVID infotainment system and Alpine’s Infotainment device to allow users to simply plug-in to the latest in cloud-connected entertainment, navigation, and smart-assistant technology SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Telenav®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), a leading provider of connected-car and location-based services, and Alpine Electronics, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of automotive electronic components, announced they […]

MakerBot Launches METHOD Carbon Fiber

New METHOD Carbon Fiber Editions Print Metal Replacement Parts with High Strength and Accuracy; The METHOD Platform Further Expands to Support More Materials, Applications, and Markets BROOKLYN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MakerBot, a global leader in 3D printing and subsidiary of Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), moves into the next level of 3D printing with the launch of the METHOD […]