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GALLERY: CIT Group pumpkin contest supports cancer research

CIT Group, Inc. recently offered a creative opportunity for each of their dealership employees to give back to the community. Individuals and departments were encouraged to carve a pumpkin to be used ...

Paccar posts strong profit and sales boost

Paccar's third quarter financial performance set company records for consolidated sales and revenues, Paccar Parts quarterly revenues and Financial Services quarterly pretax income. Paccar earned $371.4 million for the third quarter of 2014, an increase of 20 ...

Four Star Freightliner hosts open house

Montgomery, Ala.-based Four Star Freightliner hosted an open house Tuesday to showcase recent upgrades the facility made. The event was attended by several hundred people and included vendors such as Surplus Solutions and Cummins, ...

Rush planning major service expansion, growth

After posting record quarterly profits last week, Rush Enterprises is showing no signs of slowing down. With cash on hand near year's end, company chairman Rusty Rush says he plans to put ...

Volvo boosts profits, truck sales

Volvo truck division posted an improved third-quarter profit Friday on the heels of increasing North American truck deliveries. “Our North American truck operations reported a considerable earnings improvement with increased markets shares for ...

Rental truck demand at all-time high

Tom Pecyna, Paccar Leasing Company’s (PacLease) rental development manager, says the company is seeing intense demand for rental units as freight capacity continues to tighten. “We’ve grown our overall rental fleet by 20 percent ...

Daimler Truck revenues improve as truck sales jump

Third quarter North American sales of Daimler Trucks jumped 25 percent to 43,900 units, the company reported Thursday. Revenue climbed by 6 percent to $10.77 billion and Daimler Trucks posted a profit of ...

Kenworth adds ‘driver coach’ option on select MX-13 engines

Kenworth says it will offer a Driver Performance Assistant option for new Kenworth T680 and T880 models spec'd with Paccar MX-13 engines and automated transmissions. “Competition breeds improved performance," says Kurt Swihart, Kenworth ...

Rush Enterprises Q3 income jumps $8M, sets a slew of company records

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announced Wednesday that for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, the company's net income was $23.5 million, up from $15.2 million in the quarter ended September 30, 2013. In the ...

Wisconsin dealer named among state’s elite businesses

Waukesha, Wis.-based truck dealer JX Enterprises recently placed No. 37 on the Deloitte Wisconsin 75 list, an annual ranking also known as Wisconsin’s Honor Roll. The list recognizes the state’s largest privately and closely held ...

September trailer orders ‘strong’, up 80%

September net trailer orders at came in at 32,111 units, according to FTR, up 32 percent from August and a booming 80 percent year-over-year. “September orders at the larger OEMs reflect their increasing ...

Peach State Freightliner branch certified for Elite Support

Peach State Freightliner – Jefferson was recently certified by Daimler as an Elite Support dealership, becoming the third dealership under the Peach State Truck Centers umbrella to earn such distinction. “The Elite Process ...

Kenworth adds anti-theft to T680, T880

Kenworth is now offering a new optional anti-theft system for its T680 and T880 models. The system integrates the engine and the Kenworth Driver Performance Center and provides operators with essential data on ...

Kenworth adds new options to cabover models

Kenworth has added several new options to its K270 and K370 medium duty cabover models. The Kenworth K270 Class 6 model now is available for order with 19.5-inch tires and wheels. Bridgestone 19.5-inch ...
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