Archive for February, 2012

Glasvan ends Capacity relationship to sell Autocar shunt trucks

on 24 February, 2012

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Glasvan Great Dane has ended its dealer relationship with Capacity of Texas and instead will be offering Autocar shunt tractors as its exclusive Ontario distributor. Glasvan officials say the new partnership will offer “industry leading shunt trucks that offer exceptional durability and maximum productivity.” And Autocar itself was equally enthusiastic about the deal. “Autocar is thrilled to become business partners with such a knowledgeable and professional organization as Glasvan,” said Eric Schwartz, director of sales with Autocar. “Our ability to design and build quality shunt trucks with the most desirable features and specifications, along with Glasvan’s ability to support and service customers, makes our partnership one of the strongest in OEM distribution.” The companies say Autocar shunt trucks will be offered in DoT and off-road configurations with fuel consumption reducing spec’s as standard. The cab features an e-coat process, enabling it to withstand Canadian winters. The Autocar shunt trucks will be powered by Cummins engines with Allison transmissions. Autocar says its shunt trucks have the industry’s…

New Distributor Partners for Terminal Tractors

on 24 February, 2012

HAGERSTOWN, Ind.–Autocar, the first name in alternative fuel and custom severe-service trucks, is pleased to welcome three experienced, and powerful distribution and service partners to the Autocar Xspotter Terminal Tractor team. Autocar Industries, LLC recently welcomed the three now fully authorized distributor partners to join our national list of top quality distributors coast to coast. The three partners bring decades of terminal tractor sales and service experience (all previously with Capacity of Texas Trailer Jockeys). All three now exclusively distribute the Autocar Xspotter Terminal Tractors, the first new and modern terminal tractor designed in almost 20 years. The three terminal tractor industry experienced and now Autocar distributors are: Barloworld, Headquartered in Charlotte, NC and well positioned throughout the Southeast; Jim Hawk Truck Trailers, Headquartered in Council Bluffs, Iowa and well positioned throughout the Midwest to the Rocky Mountains; and Stoops Freightliner, Headquartered in Indianapolis, and well positioned throughout Indiana and Western Ohio. “All three distributors have deeply experienced Sales and Service personnel who truly know and understand the nuances of this specialty…

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