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VIDEO SHOWROOM: Hino 338

Want an up close look at Hino's 338 model truck? Well, here you go.

You sank my Navistar

Imagine turning a battleship around. The thing is as long as 10 football fields. It weights how many thousand tons? The momentum alone makes the simple task of turning 180 degrees more than jerking ...

Daum: 10 mpg trucks ‘definitely’ a possibility

Trucks that achieve 10 mpg fuel economy “will definitely come during our professional lifetimes,” Martin Daum, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, told attendees Monday at Heavy Duty Dialogue 2013, produced ...

Daimler layoffs to be fewer than expected

Daimler Trucks North America President Martin Daum said Monday the number of employees affected by the company’s previously announced layoffs at its production facilities will be “significantly lower” than the 1,300 it had ...

MeritorWABCO upgrades roll stability system

Meritor WABCO has combined comprehensive features that include auto lift axle control and tire inflation data management into its newly released Rollover Stability Support (RSS) 1M trailer stability control system. These features ...

Volvo makes Remote Diagnostics standard

Volvo Trucks is expanding Remote Diagnostics to include Volvo-powered Volvo VHD and VAH vocational models, making it a standard feature across Volvo’s entire North American product line. The remote communication platform has been ...

TMC charges task force with tech development

To combat a rising technician shortage in the trucking market, TMC created a technician career path development task force. The group's goals are to help retain, recruit and promote quality technicians. The new ...

City may rebate Valley Freightliner payroll taxes

Citing rate increases during a recent move, Valley Freightliner could receive a tax abatement from the City of Parama, Ohio – the dealership's new home. The dealership, also known as Cleveland Freightliner, was ...

Spartan Motors names Wade interim CFO

Spartan Motors announces Lori L. Wade has been named interim chief financial officer and treasurer, effective March 22. Wade replaces Joseph M. Nowicki, who has left the company. “Nowicki was instrumental in building ...

Axion, ePower team up to convert diesel trucks

Axion Power has entered into a relationship with a Kentucky-based ePower Engine Systems to convert diesel trucks to hybrid units, The New Castle News reported. The companies entered into a five-year agreement that includes ...

Mack plans to roll out QR codes for maintenance in April

Mack Trucks today announced that beginning in April, all new Mack trucks will feature a unique QR code to speed service response times and improve customer uptime. QR codes, or quick response ...

Freightliner launches equipment manufacturer support network

Freightliner Trucks has introduced the Freightliner Frameworks Truck Equipment Manufacturers program, a new initiative complements the company’s overall strategy to develop solutions for truck equipment manufacturers (TEM) that make the upfitting process ...

Coe joins M&K as GM in Chicago

Roger Coe has joined M & K Quality Truck Sales as General Manager of Chicago Mack, the M & K dealership located in Summit, Ill. Coe is a 35-year veteran of the truck ...

American Truck Showrooms names new Assistant GM

American Truck Showrooms has named Samantha Cook Assistant to the General Manager of American Truck Showrooms Atlanta.  Cook will will be responsible for transportation of trucks within the American Truck Showrooms operation, as well as serving as ...

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