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Mack honors top truck dealers

Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix has been named Mack Trucks' 2014 North American Dealer of the Year. Founded in 1989 and driven by a mission to exceed customers’ expectations, the family-owned Vanguard Truck Centers operates ...

Peterbilt gets ok to expand Texas truck plant

Peterbilt will soon roll out a $23 million expansion of its plant in Denton, Texas now that the city's council has approved a 70 percent, eught year tax abatement for the facility. The ...

Commercial truck demand continues to be strong

January Class 8 net orders were 35,226 units, while Classes 5-7 posted 18,712 net orders according to ACT Research Co. (ACT). Kenny Vieth, ACT’s President and Senior Analyst, says January marked the fourth consecutive ...

Trailer orders dropped to ‘normal’ levels in January

U.S. Trailer orders returned to normal levels in January, with net orders clocking 27,300 units according to FTR. Business still remains strong with orders exceeding 360,000 for the past twelve months. “The trailer market ...

The Pete Store sets eyes on expansion in 2015

As we turn the corner toward the third month of 2015, big things are in store for The Pete Store. The company says it plans to make significant investments this year at the ...

Campbell Supply erects sign, buries time capsule

Campbell Supply has erected new signage right along the turnpike at its New Brunswick, N.J. dealership and buried a time capsule in the concrete underneath the sign to commemorate the occasion. Among the items enclosed in ...

Four Star Freightliner celebrating 15th anniversary

Today is an important milestone in the history of Montgomery, Ala.-based Four Star Freightliner, Inc. The company is celebrating its 15th anniversary. The history of Four Star Freightliner began in 2000 when Jerry Kocan acquired two ...

Worldwide Equipment named Kenworth’s top TRP dealer

Worldwide Equipment has been named Kenworth's TRP All-Makes Dealer of the Year for the U.S. and Canada. Kenworth and Peterbilt announced the 2014 awards for Parts and Service Dealer of the Year and ...

Hyundai looking to get into the heavy truck fray?

Truck sales in 2014 outpaced most expectations, and 2015 is shaping up to be another banner year. With commercial sales opportunities on the rise, it makes sense that more people are wanting to ...

Daimler Truck boss to speak on faith at Oregon’s George Fox U

Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, will serve as Executive in Residence Feb. 19 for the College of Business at Oregon's George Fox University. Daum will speak on "How does Christian ...

TAG Truck Center re-certified for Elite Support

TAG Truck Center in Memphis has recently been re-certified as an Elite Support dealer by Freightliner trucks. TAG’s Memphis location was designated Elite Support in 2011 and this is its third consecutive year ...

Penske acquires 2 Tennessee Freightliner dealerships

Penske Automotive Group, Inc. says it has completed the acquisition of Freightliner medium and heavy-duty commercial truck dealerships operating in the Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tenn. "We are pleased to expand our commercial truck dealership ...

Mack, Volvo mounting marketshare charge

Volvo Group closed the fourth quarter of its fiscal year with strong results. The company reported order intake improved by 16 percent to more than 61,000 trucks in total. "In North America we had ...

Rush Enterprises revenues hit record

Rush Enterprises, Inc. Tuesday reported record annual revenues of $4.7 billion (net income of $80 million) compared to $3.4 billion (net income of $49.2 million) in 2013. "Our execution led to record-setting performance ...
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