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Website auctions surplus parts, markets unsold service time

A new website recently launched aimed at finding buyers for dealerships' surplus parts supplies. Surplus-Solutions.com is an online market place that links together buyers and sellers of surplus parts and labor. Site co-founder Tom Brown, ...

Class 8 orders remain above 20k in April

Class 8 preliminary net orders of 23,300 represent a continuation of the narrow North American order trend that has been in place since last October. “April’s Class 8 preliminary net orders were up ...

Florida okays incentives to buy NG trucks

The Florida House of  Representativs passed HB 579 to promote the use of natural gas fuels, giving dealers of natural gas trucks and equipment a shot in the arm. The legislation, according to ...

Peterbilt crowns dealership its parts and service leader

Quebec, Canada-based Camions Excellence Peterbilt – Laval led Peterbilt’s aftermarket performance in 2012 and was named Peterbilt’s North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year. The award was presented during Peterbilt’s annual Dealer Meeting ...

Penske Leasing establishing tech scholarship

Penske Truck Leasing has established at $3,000 scholarship through Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Foundation open to qualified students enrolled in UTI's diesel technician program. According to our sister site, Truck Parts & Service, the new ...

ATA makes improvements to website

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has rolled out an redesigned and updated trucking.org website as part of its ongoing effort to bolster its communications and image efforts. “The new trucking.org cements ATA’s position ...

Wabash sees 4% price spike in trailer unit sales

While its truck-making counterparts posted declines in sales, trailer manufacturer Wabash National saw a slight uptick in first quater revenues, the company said on its earnings call Wednesday. The company posted $5.7 million ...

Freightliner dealer awards scholarships

For the third consecutive year, Truck Centers, Inc., a St. Louis-area Freightliner/Western Star dealer network of seven locations, has awarded scholarships to employees and their dependents. The scholarship committee announced recipients this week ...

‘Bulldog Magazine’ now available on Android

Mack Trucks’ Bulldog Magazine is now available for on Android smart phones and tablets through a new Android app Mack launched for download through Google Play. “As our society relies more and more ...

CIT group launches mobile site, smartphone app

CIT Group has launched both a mobile site and smartphone app, hoping to easier reach its technically savvy customers. The app, available free to iPhone and Android users, offers GPS guided directions and ...

Rihm Kenworth wins second consecutive PACCAR award

Rihm Kenworth has been named the Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada in 2012, taking home the award for the second year in a row. The ...

IronPlanet launching truck auction website

IronPlanet, an online marketplace for used heavy equipment, Thursday launched TruckPlanet, a complimentary online marketplace dedicated exclusively to buying and selling used commercial trucks. Since IronPlanet went online more than a decade ago, the company says it ...

Stoops Freightliner Elite Support certified

Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer in Lima, Ohio has been Elite Support Certified by Daimler Trucks North America, becoming the fifth Stoops location to achieve certification. Of the 500 Freightliner dealerships in North America, only 103 have been awarded ...

Trailer Wizards celebrates 50 years by giving back

Trailer Wizards turns 50 this year and is celebrating with customer appreciation events across the country. Aside from the celebration, the Ontario-based company is reaching out to the communities that have supported their growth for ...