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Download CVOC, GATS app to enter $500 drawing

Attendees of the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference and Great American Trucking Show who download the show’s Intersection 2013 smartphone app (see links below) will be entered into a drawing for a $500 gift card. After downloading the ...

Trucking conditions remain favorable

FTR Associates' Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for June was 6.46, which the company says reflects a significantly revised index that now includes a factor for truckload pricing and an update to historical ...

Mack consolidating support groups at Volvo N.C. campus

Mack Trucks' customer support and dealer support groups will move into a new consolidated location late next year adjacent to the Volvo Group Americas Greensboro, N.C. campus. This move will bring these teams ...

SD Award finalist: Allstate Peterbilt

Name: Allstate Peterbilt of St. Paul, Minn. Environmental/"going green" efforts: Allstate Peterbilt has worked with the manufacturer to aid its customers in understanding real world financial and operational considerations involved with alternative trucking fuel ...

High quality parts, not high premium prices

A 2008 study by Isuzu Commercial Trucks North America found its dealers were losing market share to aftermarket parts suppliers, syphoning off a valuable source of revenue. Cheap replacement parts were readily available ...

Bruckner Truck rep wins Mack’s Walk the Bulldog competition

Tom Tenseth, of Bruckner Truck Sales, was crowned the overall champion of the 2013 Mack Trucks Walk the Bulldog sales competition in Denver, Colo. The competition involved a walkaround of a Mack Granite ...

Used truck pricing strong amid weak retail sales figures

According to the ATD/NADA Official Commercial Truck Guide Update released Monday, retail sales per heavy-duty truck dealership dropped dramatically in June, although pricing remained extremely strong. The wholesale market returned opposite results, with volume ...

Successful Dealer Award finalist: Tri-State Truck Sales

Name: Tri State Truck Sales (Tenn., Ark. & Miss.) About: Tri-State was selected as the Mack National Distributor of the Year for two out of the last three years (2010 and 2012). In ...

Successful Dealer Award finalist: TEC Equipment, Inc.

Name: TEC of California, La Mirada, Calif. Environmental or “going green” efforts: TEC SoCal just completed a program with electric company SoCal Edison that replaced all of the high wattage outdoor lighting with energy-saving, ...

Penske offers free warranties, roadside service on used truck purchases

Penske Used Trucks says it is now offering complimentary warranties and emergency roadside assistance services with the new purchase of select used trucks and tractors. The company says customers buying Penske trucks and tractors ...

Navistar announces order milestone, improving marketshare

Navistar, Inc. said Monday its resurrected partnership with Cummins had reached a milestone after seven months on the market, and has driven Class 8 marketshare to its highest point since 2010. The company ...

Freightliner dealer granted additional Pennsylvania territory

Sherwood Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star has been granted franchise rights to open a new full service facility in Hazelton, Penn. The company currently has locations in Scranton and Tunkhannock, Penn. The third location will be ...

UTA to hold sales seminar

The Used Truck Association announces it will hold another round of its “Selling for Success” training seminar this year. UTA says the two-day training course is designed to teach all about sales; how ...

Navistar plans job cuts

Navistar International Corp. confirmed Friday to The Chicago Tribune that it will cut “a few hundred” jobs as part of the company's ongoing turnaround plan. More than 140 contractors will also be cut, ...

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