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Peterbilt execs visit Sioux City dealer

Executives from Peterbilt Motors truck manufacturing plant in Denton, Texas toured a Sioux City  dealership recently nominated for a national award. The Sioux City Journal reported that Peterbilt Motors General Manager William Kozek ...

Kenworth offering dual LNG tanks for T800

Kenworth announced it will offer dual liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tanks on its T800 series trucks with a 15-liter Westport GX engine. Installation will take place at the factory. “By equipping a ...

Volvo to acquire stake in Dongfeng

AB Volvo announced Saturday that the company will acquire a 45 percent stake in the heavy-truck unit of China-based Dongfeng Motor Group Co. for $890 million. Upon completion, the move is expected rocket ...

American Power Group to convert fleet to NG

American Power Group, Inc. has received purchase orders totaling $1.5 million from Cudd Energy Services to upgrade and convert diesel pumps used for hydraulic fracturing to APG’s Turbocharged Natural Gas Dual Fuel ...

Monthly Leasing and Finance Index up in December

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index, which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed its overall ...

Kenworth will show natural gas trucks at 2013 World of Concrete

Kenworth’s World of Concrete booth will feature a lineup of five Kenworth mixer trucks, including two natural gas vehicles. The new 2013 PACCAR MX-13 engine will make its trade show debut at ...

PACCAR’s Rizzo retiring

PACCAR Australia managing director announced his retirement after 35 years with the company. He will be replaced by Assistant General Manager for Peterbilt Trucks, Mike Dozier, will take over from Rizzo. Dozier previously served as ...

Wabash acquiring Beall Corp.

Wabash National Corporation announced has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Beall Corporation in a $15 million cash deal. The acquisition is expected to close during the first quarter ...

Peterbilt Blue Ridge moves to new location

The Peterbilt Store Blue Ridge has moved into a larger facility located in Raphine, Va. The new 12,800 square-foot facility sits on more than 4 acres and features a driver lounge, more than ...

Trucking tonnage continues to climb

The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) monthly Truck Tonnage Index climbed for the second consecutive month in December. When added to November's rise, the spike represents the year's biggest gains by far, ATA ...

Prestone launches coolant, DEF line

Prestone Products Corporation has created a new interactive website in conjunction with its new lines of Prestone Command Heavy-Duty coolants and Prestone Command DEF.  The website, the launch of which was announced in ...

What does 25 years of change feel like?

A 1987 Volvo F16 470 goes toe-to-toe with the new Volvo FH16 750, thanks to a field test by renowned truck journalist Brian Weatherley. He puts the units through a hauling challenge up ...

2013 Gabriel catalog available online

The Original Gabriel's 2013 truck, trailer and bus shocks catalog is now available available for download on the Original Gabriel website. The rebranded catalog reflects the company’s most up to date product lines of light vehicle and ...

Kenworth adds T680 merchandise to line

The Kenworth Merchandise Collection has added nearly 20 items to its line to feature the new Kenworth T680. Among the pieces released to commemorate Kenworth’s most aerodynamic to-date are a 1:53 scale, diecast model of the Kenworth ...

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