ATD Chairman's Columns

ATD Chairman's Columns by ATD Chairman Steve Parker focus on the most pressing issues of the day.

Parker is president of Baltimore Potomac Truck Centers in Linthicum, Md., which operates five full-service commercial truck dealership locations with Mack, Volvo and Hino Trucks franchises in Maryland and Virginia. Read more.

ATD, a division of NADA, represents 1,800 heavy- and medium-duty truck dealerships.

Industry News


Truck Orders Reflect Rebounding Market

Class 8 truck orders hit a 13-month high in January at 22,188 units, rebounding from poor 2016 numbers for the second and third quarter, according to ACT Research.
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Truck Tonnage Rises in January, ATA Says

January truck tonnage jumped up smartly by 2.6% compared with the same month in 2016, American Trucking Associations said Feb. 21.
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CEO Troy Clarke Adds Chairman Title at Navistar

Navistar International Corp. CEO Troy Clarke is now also chairman of the company’s board of directors, the original equipment manufacturer said Feb. 21. Clarke succeeds James Keyes as chairman.
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ATD, a division of NADA, is the recognized voice of commercial truck dealers and their premier source for advocacy, industry relations, and education.  ATD membership is integral to dealers' business.

To serve and represent the specific needs of franchised commercial truck dealer members through federal advocacy, industry relations, education and other services.

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