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International ProStars arrive in Russia via new dealer

Navistar International Corporation said Thursday that Autotruck – the company's newest dealer in Novosibirsk, Russia – began delivering International ProStar trucks. The first round of deliveries follows the company's announcement in September that it ...

ATD releases Dealer of the Year nominees

The American Truck Dealers (ATD) has announced the nominees for its 2014 Truck Dealer of the Year. The six nominees are Timothy J. Fyda, president and CEO of Fyda Freightliner, with multiple locations in ...

Heavy truck orders highest in nearly two years

According to preliminary data released by FTR Tuesday, October Class 8 truck net orders jumped 39 percent from September to 25,960 units. RELATED: Volvo sales slide, orders improve  October 2013 orders improved 14 percent year-over-year ...

River States Freightliner customers take top custom truck honors

River States Customz, a division of River States Truck and Trailer/Freightliner in La Crosse, Wis. recently had two customer trucks win top honors at Overdrive Magazine’s Pride and Polish Truck Beauty Contest ...

Freightliner dealership’s ‘Jeans for Charity’ nearing third year

Stoops Freightliner "Jeans for Charity" initiative is nearing its third year. In January 2011 the accounting and human resource departments of Stoops Freightliner, along with employees of Stoops NationaLease, came up with an ...

Meritor WABCO lane departure system now a Freightliner option

Meritor WABCO's OnLane lane departure warning system is now available for immediate orders as an option on Freightliner Cascadia and Freightliner Cascadia Evolution models. Meritor WABCO’s OnLane, powered with SafeTrak technology by Takata, is ...

Don’t be the jerk at work

A lot of life lessons can be learned from sports. Discipline, teamwork, leadership and obeying the rules are are important takeaways from any organized team activity. However, there are also lessons to be learned ...

TEC Equipment tech plays rink hockey for US National team

The time Bill Mihay doesn't spend under the hood of a Volvo truck in the service bay at TEC Equipment, he spends at the roller skating rink. Mihay’s serves as goalie for the ...

Fontaine Modification names new vocational operations manager

Fontaine Modification announced Monday that Nate Eichinger will oversee vocational truck operations for the company. As vocational operations manager, Eichinger will direct production and scheduling at all of Fontaine’s vocational truck facilities nationwide. Eichinger joined ...

International dealer named Baylor Small Business of the Year

Sherman, Texas-based Graham International, Inc. has been named the Small Family Business of the Year by Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business. “A highlight each year for the Hankamer School of Business and our ...

About face: Westport halting orders for 15L

Despite their own comments to the contrary a mere 13 days ago, Westport announced Tuesday plans to stop taking orders for its 15-liter liquefied natural gas engine next month. According to our sister site, ...

Trailer orders up over last year

September marked the second consecutive month with trailer industry net orders above the 240k rate on a seasonally adjusted basis. According to ACT Research, September trailer orders climbed 3.5 percent from last year to ...

Campbell Freightliner celebrates grand opening

In South Brunswick, N.J., the journey to open Campbell Supply's Freightliner dealership lasted all of 269 days. That's how long it took to go from a small ground breaking ceremony in December of ...

CIT Group staffers recognized as ‘World’s Best’

Two members of the CIT Group, Inc. sales staff were recently recognized by Kenworth as part of its "World’s Best Program." Dustin Neeley, who works from CIT in Normal, Ill., has served as ...

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