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Pete ‘show-truck-ready’ 389 now in production

Peterbilt's Pride & Class Model 389 entered production this month and will soon begin shipping to customers and Peterbilt dealerships throughout North America. “Peterbilt has defined the look of trucking for generations and the ...

October trailer orders shatter records

October trailer net orders in the U.S. came in at 46,267 units, an all-time record high, according to FTR. Last month's posting shattered the old mark by 9 percent and signal good news ...

Truck orders jump 76 percent

Total net orders for Class 8 trucks were 45,978 units in October, up 76 percent year-over-year and the second best in the history of the industry. The only time on record with more ...

TEC Equipment boss pledges $5M to local medical center

David A. Thompson, president and chief executive officer of Portland-based Volvo Group truck dealer TEC Equipment, Inc., has pledged $5 million to support the construction of a new medical/surgical patient care facility ...

Fuso’s Rumsey stepping down to pursue dealership role

Mike Rumsey, Vice President, Sales Operations for Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA), is leaving the company to pursue a management position at a truck dealership. The company will welcome back Will Lyons, who is ...

Volvo, Mack deliveries jump in October

Global deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in October 2014 amounted to 22,244 vehicles, the company reported Wednesday, a decrease of 5 percent compared with the year-earlier month. Deliveries in North America ...

CIT Group, Inc. honored by UTI

CIT Group, Inc. has been named a 2014 Outstanding Industry Partner by Universal Technical Institute (UTI). The Universal Technical Institute (UTI) recently celebrated the 1-year anniversary of its Lisle, Ill. facility. In recognition of ...

International dealer saves, re-opens motorcycle shop

Carrier Centers, an International truck dealership in Ontario, has gone light duty. Very light duty. The company recently celebrated the launch of a newly relocated motorcycle and rider store, Dualsport Plus, formerly based in Stoney Creek. The ...

Stoops Freightliner sponsors engine lab at local trade school

Stoops Freightliner has provided sponsorship of the Diesel Engines and Tune Up Lab at the Lincoln College of Technology in Indianapolis, Ind. Stoops agreed to sponsor the room in late summer and says ...

Fourth Annual golf outing benefits Beltway Companies’ scholarship

Beltway Companies recently held its fourth annual golf tournament for the company's endowed scholarship fund to benefit St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Held at the Rolling Road Golf Club in Catonsville, Md., the ...

Used truck sales tick upward

Total reported volumes of used Class 8 trucks rose 6 percent month-over-month and 4 percent year-over-year in September, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used ...

McDevitt Trucks acquires property, eyes expansion

The McDevitt family, owners of New England-based McDevitt Trucks Inc., recently purchased the site of the former Currier Trucking Company and an adjacent lot. Kevin McDevitt hinted the company has its eyes on expanding the truck dealership company, ...

Need a website on a tight budget? No problem

Everything and everybody is on the Internet. Okay, not literally but how many customers do you have that don't at least use email? Probably not very many. The Internet is a vast place ...

Paccar sees boost in MX engine marketshare, eyes 2016 for 11 liter launch

Paccar's penetration of its MX engine is turning the corner on 40 percent and the company has set its sights on 50 percent in the near future. Company chief executive officer Ron Armstrong ...
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