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Great Dane adds Montana dealer

The former S&P Brake Supply has joined the Great Dane full-service dealer network.  The company, renamed Rocky Mountain Great Dane, is headquartered in Billings, Mont. Joe Hoppman initially purchased S&P Brake Supply in 1991. The ...

Used Truck Association to hold training events

The Used Truck Association has announced a series of regional sales training events, Selling for Success. UTA says these two-day training seminars are all about sales — how to sell used and even ...

Ervin Equipment now offering Transcraft trailers

Ervin Equipment, Inc. has added the full line of new Transcraft trailers to its stock.  Transcraft manufactures a variety of flatbed and drop deck trailers sold under the Transcraft Eagle and Benson brands, encompassing ...

Meritor rolls out new parts website

Meritor, Inc. has launched a new online parts ordering system, MeritorpartsOnline.com. The new system is currently online in the U.S., Canada and South America and the company has plans to add other regions in ...

Fink joins International dealer network

Diamond Companies – a holding company for 17 International Truck and IC BusTM dealerships in Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas – recently hired Justin Fink as its new Senior Vice President of ...

Diesel prices continue climb

Diesel prices jumped 8.2 cents to $4.104 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday. Monday's jump marks the fourth consecutive increase and the settles diesel at its highest price since October. It's been ...

Navistar liquidates position in Mahindra partnership

Navistar International Corporation announced Tuesday that Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has completed the purchase of Navistar Group’s stake in Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MNAL) and Mahindra Navistar Engines Pvt Ltd (MNEPL). Mahindra takes sole ownership ...

Expand your lot size with your website

What if a well-dressed, well-mannered young man or woman entered your dealership today and said, “I want to help you sell trucks. I don’t want commission. I just want to go around ...

Stoops Freightliner honored for 25 years

Thursday, Stoops Freightliner was honored for 25 years of affiliation with the Freightliner brand. Jeff Stoops, President of Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer, was congratulated at Stoops' Indianapolis dealership by William Hoelscher, Northeast Region Dealer Operations Manager for ...

Volvo launches 4-tiered engine overhaul program

Volvo Trucks has announced it will offer a three-year, 350,000 mile warranty engine overhaul program for D12 engine owners. “Volvo’s Guaranteed Overhaul program provides a flexible and economical option for maximizing the life ...

Peterbilt white paper covers areo, displacement

Peterbilt has released a white paper titled "Truck Aerodynamics and Fuel Efficiency". The 10 page document covers the basic principles of air flow and drag, and how they impact fuel economy.  Also included are ...

Hino dealer network up to 200 stateside

Hino Trucks announced during the annual American Truck Dealers (ATD) Conference Friday the company has signed its 200 dealer in the U.S. "Our plan for 2013 is to add dealer points in at least 12 ...

Kenworth of Central Florida featured on ELFA tour

Kenworth of Central Florida will serve as a tour stop during the 25thannual Equipment Management Conference & Exhibit, which is scheduled for later this month.  According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, more ...

Sales of trucks in Ohio see January jump

Sales of commercial trucks, while small in volume, jumped in January according to data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association. According to a report published by the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, sales soared 36 percent on the ...

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