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Jason Cannon

New service program highlights HDAW 2013 schedule

A new program focused on heavy-duty service has the co-chairs for HDAW 2013 excited about the upcoming show, scheduled for Jan. 21-24, 2013 at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Now in its eighth ...

International ProStar+ units with Cummins ISX15 out ahead of schedule

Navistar is shipping its first 300 Cummins ISX15-equipped International ProStar+ Class 8 on-highway tractors to customers five days ahead of schedule, the company announced this week. “Reaching its ‘OK-to-Ship’ milestone on Dec. 14 – five ...

Navistar to sell stake in Mahindra partnerships

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) and Navistar International Corporation announced Tuesday that Mahindra intends to purchase Navistar Group’s stake in Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd. (MNAL) and Mahindra Navistar Engines Pvt Ltd. (MNEPL). ...

Chevron revamps Delo website with tips on engine efficiency, performance

Chevron Products Company, a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division and maker of the Delo brand of engine oils, lubricants and coolants, Tuesday announced the company has expanded its commitment to customer and market education ...

FleetPride acquires Drake Supply Co.

FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has acquired the assets of Drake Supply Company. Drake services Southern California with six locations, which bring the total number of FleetPride ...

SelecTrucks announces warranty enhancements

SelecTrucks Monday announced the addition of enhancements to its 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance and Select Limited Warranty for used Freightliner and Western Star trucks. These enhancements give truck owners options for protecting their ...

A first in Canada: LNG Peterbilt available for short-term rental

Wednesday, Nicole Lussier, President of Excellence Peterbilt,  will present the first heavy duty rental truck with LNG engine at Canada's Camions Excellence Peterbilt, Inc.  Excellence Peterbilt has worked in partnership with Peterbilt Motors, Gaz Metro ...

Vanguard Truck Centers opens new St. Louis facility

Vanguard Truck Centers announced on December 1, the opening of its newest Mack and Isuzu dealership in St. Louis, Missouri.  The St. Louis dealership will now carry the Vanguard Truck Center of ...

SORL wins “Excellent Supplier” awards from OEMs

SORL Auto Parts, Inc., a China-based supplier of brake and control systems to the global commercial vehicle industry, Monday announced the company received the “Excellent Supplier for the Military” award from Shaanxi ...

Ryder CEO set to retire in May

Ryder System, Inc. Monday announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory T. Swienton will retire at the time of the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders on May 3, 2013. As part of ...

Program aids veterans with truck purchase, ownership

In an industry first, Expediter Services, the expediting industry’s leading equipment provider, has announced a new program designed to help returning veterans work for themselves by helping them purchase their own truck ...

Kenworth releases Paccar engine brochure

Kenworth now offers the new Paccar MX-13 engine brochure. The 12.9-liter Paccar MX-13 engine is said to meet the demands of line haul and vocational heavy-duty truck applications while providing top performance, reliability and fuel efficiency. The engine is available for ...

Kenworth offering OOIDA rebates

Kenworth announced it will extend a $1,000 rebate to Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association members through 2013 on qualifying new sleeper truck purchases. The program, originally introduced 11 years ago, can be used with ...

American Power Group appoints Majkowski

American Power Group Corporation announces its subsidiary, American Power Group, Inc. has appointed Steve Majkowski vice president of sales and marketing reporting directly to Lyle Jensen, CEO. APG says Majkowski will be responsible ...