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Used Class 8 truck pricing ‘better than expected’

The average selling price of Class 8 trucks continues to hold up better than expected, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ...

Omaha Truck Center eyes state’s first NatGas dealership

Omaha Truck Center, Inc. says it plans to build the first natural gas-compliant truck dealership in Nebraska. Shain Heiss, Omaha Truck Center Fuel Solutions Specialist, says the company hopes to build the operation in ...

Peterbilt Toronto East completes renovation

Peterbilt Ontario Truck Centres – Toronto East recently completed a nearly six-month, $550,000.00 CND ($516,674 USD) renovation to its facility in Whitby – Ontario, Canada. Jeffrey J. Climie, Regional Manager – Toronto East for Peterbilt ...

Corley Freightliner-Western Star celebrates 30 years

San Angelo, Texas-based Corley Freightliner-Western Star and C & W Leasing is celebrating its 30th Anniversary. In 1983, Riley-Benard White Trucks was acquired by Durk Corley and renamed Corley Freightliner. In February 2001, Corley Freightliner ...

National Truck Protection working on NatGas coverage

National Truck Protection Inc. (NTP) says it is formulating coverage plans for natural gas engines. "We are extremely excited to provide critical protection on natural gas engines as a logical extension to our ...

CCJ Symposium begins today

The CCJ Fall Symposium kicks off today in Scottsdale, Ariz., with speakers and panels discussing key issues facing the trucking industry and fleets — "Obamacare," driver recruiting and retention, the economy, alternative fuels, CSA ...

Giving and sharing thanks

For most of us, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones and share a meal, and give thanks for the blessings we've received in the first 11-plus months of the ...

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 ...

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