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Baltimore Mack breaks ground on new facility

Baltimore Mack held a ceremonial ground breaking Wednesday just west of Hagerstown, Md. where a new $7 million facility will soon stand on an 8 acre lot. The new building is expected to ...

Navistar will increase truck production

Navistar International Corporation announced Thursday that it is increasing its production rates at its heavy truck assembly plant in Escobedo, Mexico, as well as its bus assembly plant in Tulsa, Okla. "Clearly, we're seeing some ...

Search for your customers begins on the Internet

Dealers looking to reach their truck driver customers will likely make the most impact with an email newsletter according to a recent report published by Successful Dealer's sister publication, Overdrive. An overwhelming majority ...

Rush Enterprises truck sales outpacing industry, up 30 percent

Water pipes and propane dealers weren't the only ones put in Mother Nature's icy crosshairs this winter. Rush Enterprises, Inc. Tuesday announced for the quarter ending March 31, a net income dip ...

Successful Dealer Award nominations rolling in

Nominations for the second annual Successful Dealer Award are streaming in. Nominations opened last month for the award, which again will be bestowed at the conclusion of the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference at ...

Truck sales expected to grow this year

A hot start to truck sales in 2014 may slow down, but Frost & Sullivan doesn't expect it to slowdown. In its report, Overview of the Global Medium-Heavy Duty Truck Market in 2014, the ...

Used truck market normalizing

After an explosive January, retail and wholesale volume of used trucks returned to trend in February, according to data released by NADA this week. While retail sleeper tractor pricing remained at record highs, ...

Inland Kenworth moves to larger facility

Inland Kenworth has relocated its Campbell River dealership to a new full-service facility, doubling its space and improving its efficiency. Falko Heuser, branch manager of Inland Kenworth – Campbell River, says desktop computers ...

Freightliner of St. Cloud CFO inducted into DTNA CIC Summit Club

Pat Miller, chief financial officer for Freightliner of St. Cloud, Minn., has been inducted into the CIC Summit Club of Daimler Trucks North America. The CIC Summit Club recognizes individuals throughout North America each year ...

Study: Transmission preferences emerging in used truck market

According to a special study released by NADA, buyers of used heavy trucks favor units matched with a manual transmission, seemingly hesitant to pay premiums that come with an automated transmission on ...

Volvo truck plant adding jobs

Volvo Trucks announced this month it will ramp up production at its Pulaski County, N.C. plant and hire about 200 new workers to meet rising demand. The plant, which assembles and paints cabs, now ...

Technician pay varies by location, segment

A top-credentialed technician graduating from the Elizabethtown (Ky.) Community and Technical College can earn upwards of $17 per hour, says Jerry Clemons, program coordinator. With average overtime, he says, that equates to ...

Beat your competition to the head of the (technician) class

Aside from sports, business may be one of the most competitive games in town. Businesses have poached top employees from their rivals since the beginning of time, especially when a segment of skilled ...

Technicians Wanted Part II: Schools can’t keep up with demand

With the technician shortage making competition for graduates fierce – 60 percent of Successful Dealer survey respondents say they recruit technicians through local tech schools – educators are left struggling to fill ...
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