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Hampered by warranty costs, Navistar posts $154M loss in Q4

Navistar International Corporation slashed its quarterly losses in the fourth quarter. The company reported a net loss of $154 million Friday compared to a fourth quarter 2012 net loss of $2.8 billion. The net loss for ...

Truck Dealer of the Year nominee: Michael P. McMahon

Michael P. McMahon, CEO of McMahon Truck Centers, with locations in North Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia, South Carolina and Tennessee, was named one of six finalists for the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 2014 Truck ...

Top 10 of 2013: Rush breaks records

The No. 8 most popular Successful Dealer article came in February following news that Rush enterprises set a new record for revenue. When the company finally closed the books on 2012, Rush – which ...

Rush Truck Center looking to renew NASCAR sponsorship, add races

Rush Truck Center is working to finalize a deal with Stewart-Haas Racing that would keep the Texas-based truck dealership group on the hood of Tony Stewart's No. 14 Chevy for the 2014 ...

Top 10 of 2013: Emissions tampering

The ninth most popular article on Successful Dealer in 2o13 was an FYI piece from September on how not to find yourself on the wrong side of the law. RELATED: No. 10 Top ...

Rush Truck Center names Jason Swann its Top Tech

Jason Swann, of Rush Truck Center (RTC) – Dallas, was named Overall Grand Champion at the 2013 Rush Tech Rodeo Tuesday night. Swann also took top honors in the heavy-duty Eaton category ...

Top 10 of 2013: Allstate heads to the racetrack

Kicking off our 2013 year-end countdown of the 10 most popular articles of 2013 is, well, number 10. RELATED: No. 9 of Top 10 of 2013: Emissions tampering In February, Minnesota-based Allstate Peterbilt dealership network ...

NatGas tech makes it to Rush finals 5 months after training

You've heard the phrase "out of the frying pan into the fire", right? Five months ago, Jacob Pogue, a mobile diesel technician at Rush Truck Center – San Antonio, completed training that allowed him to ...

Shortage of technicians doesn’t mean shortage of talent

You've probably heard this before: There's a shortage of diesel technicians. While I understand that is somewhat true industry-wide, I've spent the past several days elbow-to-elbow with 100 of the most talented technicians ...

Rush Tech Rodeo finals are Tuesday

The 2013 Rush Truck Center Tech Rodeo kicked off Sunday in San Antonio with a paint and body repair challenge. The event continues through Tuesday when the Texas-based dealership group will crown ...

Armstrong replacing Pigott as Paccar CEO

Paccar announced Monday that its Board of Directors has elected company president Ronald E. Armstrong as chief executive officer (CEO) and member of the Board of Directors. Armstrong has been with the company ...

November a tough month for used truck sales, prices

North American truck dealers didn't have a very happy Thanksgiving while struggling to sell used trucks in November. According to ATD/NADA, with approximately 50 percent of November data collected, retail used truck sales ...

Counting down 2013

Successful Dealer has begun its annual countdown of the Top 10 stories from 2013. The selection of articles were based on the number of people who read them, and ranked accordingly. So, you may ...

D.C. court sides against EPA in Navistar emission case

Federal judges this week again threw out a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule related to its approval of heavy-duty truck engines that did not meet its emission standards. The ruling comes as Daimler, Volvo ...

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