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Navistar lands large government order

Navistar Defense, LLC, has received an urgent delivery order from the U.S. Army (TACOM LCMC) to retrofit 205 armored cabs onto Navistar Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTV) designated for service with the Afghan ...

Navistar CEO: Marketshare loss will be brief

Navistar International Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Lewis Campbell expects erosion of the truck marker's North American marketshare will be brief as his company moves away from its failed strategy for treating ...

Diesel hits 4 year high

Diesel prices continued their climb, rising 5.3 cents to $4.157 a gallon – the fifth consecutive increase. This week's price sets a high water mark as the the highest price in more than ...

Survey finds swell of support for NG conversion

An overwhelming majority of Florida voters say they would support legislation aiding fleets making a conversion to natural gas through a grant program.  The Florida Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (FNGVC) announced Monday the results of ...

Texas trucking companies do not plan to replace fleets this year

Texas-based truck dealerships may be in for another tough year in sales. The 2012 Texas Trucking Industry Study, the results of which were released Tuesday, shows Texas-based trucking companies expect faster sales growth in the ...

M & K Quality Truck Sales makes promotion

Tracy Schnitzler has been promoted to Director of Service Operations at M & K Quality Truck Sales and will oversee all service-related matters for six M & K locations in Michigan, Indiana and Mississippi. M & ...

Kenworth names 2013 service council

Kenworth Truck Company named its 2013 Kenworth Service Council Tuesday. The panel is comprised of leading Kenworth service managers in the United States and Canada and is charged with promoting service and product ...

Finditparts.com gets digital facelift

FinditParts.com introduced a re-vamped and re-energized website. FinditParts.com is among the largest online marketplace for heavy-duty truck parts, and the site's relaunch features both enhanced content and a redesigned format that provides better overall ...

Medium duty sales up in January

Sales of medium-duty trucks in January offset losses in their heavy-duty counterparts according to a WardsAuto report.  While Class 8 sales fell 10.5 percent last month, medium-duty sales climbed 9.1 percent over prior-year, ...

Volvo truck deliveries down globally

Volvo Trucks decreased deliveries by 8 percent for the year 2012, the company said this week. The Swedish truck maker delivered 105,888 units for the full year, compared to 115,346 in 2011. December deliveries ...

Volvo to launch new smartphone app and website

Ice Road Trucker and celebrity truck driver Lisa Kelly will reveal a new smartphone app and website in the Volvo Trucks booth next month at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. An active ...

Navistar could shed its RV business

Navistar is continuing on its quest to reevaluate all non-core assets of its business. Steve Schrier, spokesman for Illinois-based Navistar, told The Elkhart Truth the company has received and entertained offers for its Monoco, R-Vison and Holiday ...

Kenworth Chicago opens new location

CIT Kenworth Chicago has opened a full-service dealership in a new facility in Mokena.  CIT Kenworth of Chicago-Mokena is located on 8 acres facing Interstate 80 between LaGrange Exit 145 and the Harlem ...

Denison reappointed to Allison Transmission BOD

Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. announced Friday David Denison has been reappointed to the company's Board of Directors. Denison’s initial term will expire at the 2013 annual meeting and he will be included as a ...

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