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Wabash Composites produces 100,000th DuraPlate AeroSkirt

Wabash Composites, a division of Wabash National Corporation, says the company produced its 100,000th DuraPlate AeroSkirt this month. Wabash National developed the DuraPlate AeroSkirt in 2009 to address customers' needs for improved fuel economy. ...

Trailer Wizards hosting holiday food drive

Trailer Wizards says it will host “Haul Away Hunger” Holiday Food Drive from Nov. 25-29 across Canada at all participating Trailer Wizards branches. Each of Trailer Wizards’ branches nationwide will collect on behalf ...

What are you thankful for? Successful Dealer wants to know

Ever wondered what your dealership colleagues are thankful for? Successful Dealer would like to tell you, but we need you to tell us: What are you thankful for this year? As part of a ...

Trailer orders up over last year, huge gains over prior month

October trailer orders climbed 6 percent from a year ago to 24,900 units – a 43 percent gain over the prior month – according to ACT Research Co. "Improvement in orders was widespread ...

October truck orders ‘strong’; market ‘not great’

As expected from its preliminary report, ACT Research says Classes 5-8 orders were strong in October. This updated status of the North America commercial vehicle market was included in the State of the Industry report, ...

Daimler dealers launching parts promotion today

Less than a week ago, Sam Hornish finished a mere 3 points shy of capturing the NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship. To celebrate a successful campaign, his race team sponsor  – Alliance Truck Parts – announced ...

Mack rolls out new rear loader Granite

Mack introduced its new Granite Medium Heavy Duty (MHD) rear loader Wednesday at the 2013 Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo. According to our sister site, Hard Working Trucks, The Mack Granite MHD rear ...

CIT recognized as Top Vendor

Central Illinois Trucks, Inc. (CIT) was recently named the Dot Transportation Incorporated (DTI) Vendor of the Year. This is the fourth time since the award's inception in 2000 that CIT as a dealer group ...

New truck sales correlated to used truck pricing

Data compiled by NADA shows a close correlation between demand for new and used trucks beginning with the economic recovery through mid-2012. In the past 18 months, demand for late-model used trucks has accelerated, ...

Successful Dealer builds LinkedIn group

Successful Dealer introduces a new LinkedIn group to help truck dealership professionals connect and stay informed. The group is available HERE. Acceptance into the group is automatic, and anyone joining the group is ...

Volvo, Mack North American deliveries skyrocket

Volvo Trucks said Wednesday group October truck deliveries rose 13 percent year-over-year to 20,987 units. The truck maker says sales in North America increased 47 percent during the period, up to 4,857 trucks. RELATED: Truck order ...

VIDEO: Jean-Claude Van Damme takes Volvo viral

The marketing team at Volvo has produced some pretty memorable videos in recent months; like letting a hamster drive up a narrow quarry road. But leave it to action-movie-star-turned-old-man Jean-Claude Van Damme to take ...

An ‘Elite’ standard

Valley Freightliner opened its third location (Olyimpa, Wash.) in April 2013 and after only six months achieved Elite Support certification at its newest location. All three of Valley Freightliner’s Western Washington locations are ...

Bestul joins River States Truck

River States Truck and Trailer announces Kevin Bestul has joined the organization as director of training. Bestul will be responsible for the onsite training of diesel technicians and parts personnel, ensuring the staff ...

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