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Talbert acquires trailer maker Ferree Trailers

Rensselaer, Ind.-based Talbert Manufacturing has acquired Ferree Trailers, located in Liberty, N.C. The acquisition adds additional scope to Talbert, a manufacturer of custom heavy-haul trailers, while also providing products that will take the company into ...

October truck orders nearly break records

North American Class 8 truck net orders came in at 45,795 in October,  the second highest order month ever recorded. According to FTR October orders rocketed to an 87 percent month-over-month gain, and 76 ...

Landmark International Trucks gets new president and name

Andy Jablonski has been named president of Landmark International Trucks, Inc., an International truck dealer owned by the Jablonski family since 1985, effective Nov. 1. Also effective Nov. 1, the company rebranded itself as Landmark Trucks, LLC., a ...

Truck Centers, Inc. kicks off giving campaign

Truck Centers, Inc., a family-owned dealer group of 10 locations proudly representing Freightliner, Western Star and Detroit, recently kicked off its 60 Days of Giving campaign. "We wanted to show support for our military and ...

Vanguard Truck Centers appoints Volvo vet VP of sales

Vanguard Truck Centers has appointed John M. Thomas executive vice president of sales, where he will focus on developing a "Best in Class New Truck Sales organization," the company says. “Vanguard continues to ...

Truck dealership tow truck parade collects ‘tons’ of toys for charity

More than 300 tow trucks will line up outside the Hollywood Casino in Joliet, Ill next month, but they won't be there to gamble. The trucks will be participating in the Seventh Annual ...

Freightliner of Des Moines sold to Harrison Truck Centers

Harrison Truck Centers, a family-owned Freightliner dealership network based in Waterloo, Iowa, has acquired Freightliner of Des Moines. The acquisition is effective Nov. 1. Brian Harrison, president of Harrison Truck Centers, said the acquisition ...

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 ...
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