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Rush acquires used truck dealer in Texas

Rush Enterprises, Inc. has acquired Dallas Truck Center, an Irving, Texas-based used truck dealership, and will rebrand the facility as Rig Tough Used Trucks – Dallas. "Rig Tough Used Trucks helps support our ...

Almost time to unveil our award finalists

It's no secret that I think managing the Successful Dealer Award program is one of the most fun parts of my job. Choosing a winner, however, is probably the most difficult. This year ...

Successful Dealer Award Semi-Finalist: Freightliner of St. Cloud

Company: Freightliner of St. Cloud Location: St. Cloud, Minn. Environmental Initiatives: Equipped all of the parts team’s trucks with GPS tracking to help better manage routes for efficiency and lower fuel use. As a result, ...

Wiers opening new service center next month

Wiers Fleet Partners will open a new eight bay service center in La Porte County, Ind. next month, specializing in providing repair for engines, brakes, electrical, air conditioning, clutches, transmissions, and drive trains. Wiers also ...

M&K Truck Centers celebrates grand opening

More than 300 guests attended the grand opening of M&K Truck Centers' newest dealership in Des Plaines, Ill. last week. The public was invited to tour the Chicago area facility, have lunch and ...

Valley Freightliner expands with Oregon acquisition

Pacific, Wash.-based Valley Freightliner (VFI) has acquired Eagle Freightliner of Oregon. Eagle Freightliner has been a family owned company since 1977, serving customers in northeastern Oregon at Elite Support certified locations in Hermiston and La ...

Paccar profits soar 40%

Paccar posted Tuesday record quarterly net income in the second quarter of 2015. The company earned $447.2 million for the second quarter of 2015, an increase of 40 percent over the same quarter last year. ...

Navistar & CAT end partnership, Navistar launching new truck line

Navistar announced Tuesday the company plans to end its partnership with Caterpillar, an arrangement under which the truck maker produced and engineered Cat-branded CT-series trucks since 2011. Navistar added it will launch a new line ...

Stahl Peterbilt opens new body shop

Stahl Peterbilt has opened a new 22 bay body shop at its Edmonton location. The body shop is a heavy truck accident repair shop offering custom paint and body work, driveshaft repair, frame repair ...

Successful Dealer Award Semi-Finalist: Warner Industries

Company: Warner Industries Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Environmental Initiatives: Warner industries has several environmental initiatives across its network 1) committed to keeping hazardous materials out of the environment this includes used oil storage tanks, battery recycling bins, and recycling ...

JX Peterbilt ‘adopts’ a highway

JX Peterbilt has partnered with the Wisconsin Adopt-A-Highway program, having taken responsibility for the upkeep of the stretch of road only minutes from their corporate headquarters and less than 10 miles from the company’s first Peterbilt ...

Successful Dealer Award Semi-Finalist: Doggett Freightliner of South Texas

Company: Doggett Freightliner of South Texas Location: Converse, Texas Environmental Initiatives: In the last year Doggett Freightliner of South Texas has taken several initiatives to help reduce its environmental footprint. They are big supporters of the Texas Emissions ...

Trailer orders skyrocket

Large dry van orders for delivery next year helped U.S. net intake levels soar over last year and last month. Trailer orders for June 2015 came in at 26,700 units, a 76 ...

Rush Enterprises outpaces industry truck sales for second straight quarter

As lead times from several medium-duty OEMs continue to lengthen, Rush says his dealership network's Class 4-7 truck sales continue to benefit from the company's ability to offer a large inventory of ...
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