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Peterbilt releases 2013 calendars

The 2013 Peterbilt calendar is now available for purchase. “Every year we choose locations that are visually unique and complement the styling of the vehicles,” says Bill Kozek, Peterbilt general manager and Paccar ...

Competition at Rush Tech Rodeo

By Max Heine It’s cold outside but the competition’s hot at the Rush Truck Centers’ Rush Tech Rodeo in San Antonio. Here are shots from an Eaton back box rebuild and diagnostic competitions. 

Peterbilt dealers win awards

For the second consecutive year, two Peterbilt dealerships in western Iowa brought home major awards from the recent annual PACCAR Parts & Service Conference. Peterbilt of Council Bluffs was again named a Best ...

Meritor’s Baker delivers keynote at event

TROY, Mich. – Meritor, Inc.’s Vernon G. Baker II, senior vice president and general counsel, served as keynote speaker at the “100 Black Men of Syracuse” Fifth Anniversary Celebration Banquet Friday, Dec. 7. ...

Freight trucking in China growing

The Freight Trucking industry in China has been growing strongly at 13.8 percent per year to about $59.3 billion in 2012 according to an IBISWorld report. There are over 62,500 freight trucking companies in ...

NeoTrucks.com enhances website

Neotrucks.com, a truck buying search engine website, has added a new service that will show the percentage by which any selected truck falls above or below market price. NeoTrucks.com is a truck ...

Arnold Transportation Services, LinkAmerica to merge

Arnold Transportation Services, a regional carrier owned by U.S. Xpress Enterprises, andLinkAmerica Corp. will merge into a joint company effective next month.  The new company, which will operate under the Arnold name, is expected to employ ...

Trucking adds 2,500 jobs in November

For-hire trucking companies added 2,500 payroll jobs in November on a seasonally adjusted basis after a downward revision by 1,600 jobs of initial October trucking employment figures, according to the latest estimates ...

Cat Auction Services announces new ownership structure with Caterpillar

EAGAN, Minn. – Cat Auction Services (CAS) recently announced that it has expanded its ownership structure to include Caterpillar, Inc. as an investor in the company. Caterpillar will join 25 other Cat® ...

NAFA opens registration for 2013 Institute & Expo

Atlantic City and excitement go hand in hand. It’s fitting then that the City will be host to NAFA’s 2013 Institute & Expo, since the Association’s annual conference is bursting with exciting ...

UTA appoints new officers

The Used Truck Association's (UTA) Board of Directors welcomed two new Board of Directors at its meeting in November. Brock Fredrick, of Navistar, and Amy Shahan, of Bayshore Ford, will replace Bryan Haupt, of ...

UTA convention a ‘great success’

The Used Truck Association (UTA) recently held its 13th annual convention at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. Event organizers said the show was a great success, with a record number of exhibitors ...

Kenworth extends protection for 2013 engines

Kenworth Truck Company is offering Extended Protection Plans for the new 2013 Paccar MX-13 engine. The 12.9-liter Paccar MX-13 engine is designed to meet the demands of heavy-duty truck applications and to deliver ...

Outlook: Natural gas use to offset diesel growth

The U.S. Department of Energy projects that the use of natural gas in heavy-duty vehicles will offset growth in diesel consumption during the next few decades, eventually displacing a predicted 700,000 barrels ...