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Equipment Lease Finance Industry Confidence improves in May

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation  has released the May 2013 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. Designed to collect leadership data, the Foundation says the index reports a ...

Cummins rolls out new engine line

Cummins Inc. announced its 2013 engine lineup for refuse vehicles at WasteExpo in New Orleans Tuesday, unveiling both clean diesel and natural gas engines. For 2013, Cummins will offer the refuse vehicle market ...

Truck Country founder, McCoy, dies

Robert L. McCoy, founder of the McCoy Group, Inc. – the largest group Freightliner dealer in the country – passed away at his Las Vegas home Tuesday, May 21 at the age of 86. McCoy ...

Peterbilt redesigns 320 interior

Peterbilt Motors Company unveiled its all-new Model 320 interior during the Waste Expo show in New Orleans, La. Tuesday. The new ProBilt interior for Peterbilt’s low- cab forward vehicle features ergonomic improvements, system ...

Penske opens new facility

Penske Truck Leasing held a grand opening event in Phoenix, Ariz. Tuesday to introduce a new state-of-the-art facility. The $6 million facility provides full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract ...

Rush Enterprises announces changes as chairman

Rush Enterprises, Inc. says W. Marvin Rush is retiring from his position as Chairman of the Board of the company, but will continue to serve as a member of the board of directors ...

Kenworth dealership network offering LNG rentals

Kenworth Sales Company, through a partnership with Blu LNG and PacLease, is offering the rental of trucks fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fleets operating along the I-84 and I-15 corridors from Las Vegas, Nev., ...

Navistar lands PACCAR’s Kozek to lead truck, parts business

Navistar International Corporation said Monday it has appointed Bill Kozek, former PACCAR Inc. vice president and general manager of Peterbilt Motors Company, as president of its North America Truck and Parts business. After a ...

Distributor award nominees sought

Nominees for Truck Parts & Service magazine's Distributor of the Year Award are rolling in, and there's still one month left to the deadline. Nominations will be accepted through June 21, one month ...

Papé Kenworth opens three parts and service facilities

Papé Kenworth has opened new parts and service locations in Klamath Falls and Tangent, Ore., and Kelso, Wash. “With the addition of these three new dealerships, Papé Kenworth has significantly expanded its service ...

Mack debuts mRIDE

Mack Trucks Monday introduced the MACK mRIDE spring suspension for the TerraPro refuse model during Waste Expo 2013. Mack says its mRIDE spring suspension, now available with proprietary MACK axles, delivers increased stability and a smoother ride. The ...

Pennsylvania awards $6M to fleets switching to natural gas

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett awarded more than $6.7 million Thursday through Act 13, providing funding to 18 companies and organizations making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles. “Act 13 was a leap ...

Kenworth plant receives environmental honor

The Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently received a 2012 Gold Award presented by the King County (Wash.) Industrial Waste Program. The award is for compliance with the plant’s industrial ...

Eaton appoints Groner lead Navistar sales

Eaton has appointed Shane Groner Navistar global account director, reporting to Ignacio Aguerrevere, director of OEM Sales for Eaton’s truck business. In his new role, Eaton says Groner will be responsible for leading ...