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Diamond International hosts Technician Rodeo

The Diamond Companies recently held a Technician Rodeo, putting 20 technicians from around the company to the test at the Springfield Expo Center for prize money and bragging rights. More than $20,000 in ...

Five Star International launches redesigned website

Five Star International has launched a redesigned website. The redesigned site went live last week in conjunction with an open house. "We were just going for a new look," says Five Star Marketing Manager Heather ...

Great Dane hits manufacturing milestone

Great Dane's manufacturing facility in Wayne, Nebraska recently celebrated the completion of its 100,000th trailer. The Wayne manufacturing facility builds Great Dane's Everest SS refrigerated trailers, which are primarily used for long-haul truckload operations. ...

Ritchie Bros. CEO stepping down

After more than 20 years with Ritchie Bros. – the last nine as its CEO – Peter Blake announced that he will step down in May. “In thinking about the company’s next step, ...

Investments in equipment on the rise

Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation expects investments in equipment and software is expected to grow 3.3 percent in 2013, according to the Q4 update to the 2013 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. ...

In SEC filing, Navistar says September orders were highest since 2011

According to a filing submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Monday, Navistar says it received nearly 5,900 Class 6-8 truck orders in September –  the highest order receipt month since ...

Paccar begins DAF production in Brazil

Paccar held an opening ceremony last week to launch its new DAF assembly plant in Brazil. Mark Pigott, PACCAR chairman and chief executive officer, says the 300,000-square-foot assembly facility, which rests on 569 ...

Kenworth T680 hits 10K orders

Kenworth says its T680 has surpassed 10,000 orders since entering full production 15 months ago. "This has been one of the fastest Kenworth models to achieve the 10,000 truck order milestone in Kenworth's ...

September truck orders among year’s best

September’s Classes 5-7 vehicle orders returned to the prevailing order trend after posting a near-record August. When released mid-month, NA Classes 5-7 orders are expected at 16,500 units. Class 8 orders rose compared ...

JX Enterprises holding open house at Chicagoland Hino location

JX Enterprises will hold a grand opening Tuesday at its new full service Hino dealership in Bolingbrook, Ill. The event will last from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and there will be a ...

Kenworth adds Bendix spec to axle configurations

The Kenworth T680 is now available with the Bendix eTrac Air Bag Transfer System for 6x2 axle configurations. A Kenworth T680 specified in a 6x2 axle configuration can offer reduced weight and enhanced ...

Beware of the ‘dog

Mack is one of the icons in American trucking. They've been name-dropped in countless country songs, and used to describe the tackling abilities of top-tier football players. Mack has even starred on the silver ...

Mack leader says company focused on improving marketshare

For doubters of Mack's ability to gain meaningful marketshare in the U.S., John Walsh, the truck maker's vice president of marketing, has a request: Just watch. Mack closed last year with 8.9 percent ...

Ryder hits 15M miles on NatGas fleet

Ryder System, Inc. says its has logged more than 15 million miles on its fleet of 320 natural gas vehicles. The company's fleet consists of 36 liquefied natural gas and 284 compressed natural gas tractors, currently ...

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