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Peterbilt of Ontario sold to Cervus Equipment

Cervus Equipment Corp. has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Peterbilt of Ontario Inc. for approximately $25.5 million. "This acquisition extends our relationship with Peterbilt and expands our transportation business into the largest freight market in Canada," says Graham Drake, President and CEO of Cervus. The transaction is expected to close on or about July 21 and is subject to regulatory and third part approvals. Peterbilt of Ontario Inc. was established ...

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Freightliner of St. Cloud nomination form

Environmental initiatives:  • We’ve equipped all of the parts team’s trucks with GPS tracking to help us better manage routes for efficiency and lower fuel use. As a result, we’ve cut 64 miles ...

May trailer orders up more than 50 percent

May net trailer orders rose 52 percent year-over-year, according to ACT Research, with backlog, build, inventory and shipments less than 1 percent off from April. “This stability provides a solid foundation for the ...

Is Paccar the ultimate fahrvergnügen?

Volkswagen Group refuted Thursday reports that it was interested in bidding for U.S. truck-maker Paccar in 2015. But that hasn't stopped me from sitting here all day and wondering what a Volkswagen/Paccar ...

June truck orders jump 41 percent

North American Class 8 truck net orders jumped a whopping 41 percent year-over-year in June according to FTR. The 26,255 units ordered last month represented the best June numbers since 2005.  Class 8 ...

Volkswagen denies interest in Paccar takeover

Volkswagen Group refuted Thursday reports that it was interested in bidding for U.S. truck-maker Paccar. According to Reuters, Daimler's commercial vehicle boss Wolfgang Bernhard earlier Thursday cited "sources" saying Volkswagen intended to bid ...

CIT Group, Inc. nomination form

Environmental initiatives:  Environmental Initiatives for new locations and remodeled locations include: Energy Efficiency Evaluation, resulting in upgrades of lighting fixtures, upgrade energy efficient bulbs, Occupancy Motion Detectors, radiant heating, increased green space - ...

2014 rewind: Top SD stories from 2014

The new year isn't so new anymore, with six full months under our belts. Here's a look back at 14 of the "biggest" stories from Successful Dealer so far in 2014. Top stories were ...

Pete Store nomination form

Environmental Initiatives: • Conversion to high-efficiency T5 lighting at all locations • Use of Waste Oil Heaters • Metal and Cardboard Recycling Programs • Conversion to Ford Transit Connect Delivery Vehicles from Pick-Up Trucks representing a ...

Freightliner dealer screens ‘Transformers’ in event

Four Star Freightliner treated its customers, employees and their families to a viewing of "Transformers: Age of Extinction" during the movie's opening weekend. The Montgomery, Ala.-based dealership rented out an auditorium at the ...

Travis celebrating 25 years

Travis Body & Trailer is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Formed in 1989 after acquiring the assets of CMC Trailers, Inc., Travis has manufactured more than 13,000 trailers since its beginning and has grown ...

Truck dealers leading development of Florida industrial complex

  A Love’s Travel Stop and Tire Care Center is leading the development of a northwest Florida industrial park that will soon include a heavy truck dealership. According to the Northwest Florida Daily News, Empire ...

Dealer award finalists unveiled

This year, 20 heavy truck dealerships were nominated for our Successful Dealer Award, and it was a tough field from which to choose a group of finalists. There were nominees from all major ...
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