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UTA to hold more sales training courses

The Used Truck Association will hold its final “Selling for Success” two-day training seminars of 2014 next month in Phoenix. Set for Oct. 6-7 in Phoenix, the course will be held at the ...

Peloton debuts truck platooning technology

Peloton, Denso and Meritor WABCO showcased the latest innovation in truck fuel efficiency and safety technology, multi-truck platooning, during a press event Tuesday at the World Congress for Intelligent Transportation Systems in ...

Marketing your capabilities

Providing comprehensive services in today’s heavy-duty marketplace is a common strategy for success. Fleets appreciate dealers who offer value-added, multi-platform services, and those dealers have a significant advantage when pursuing new customers ...

Cleaning up a dirty job

Remember the TV show Dirty Jobs? It was on the Discovery Channel, and was hosted by the guy from all those Ford ads? Produced from 2005 to 2012, Dirty Jobs featured Mike Rowe ...

DPF cleaning tips

DPF cleaning is necessary to keep heavy-duty trucks on the road, and believe it or not, it’s not a dirty job. Most DPFs in use in today can be cleaned in an hour ...

Fifth wheel service can add a new dimension to your service department

While it’s true some heavy-duty components require more attention than others, it’s doubtful any component has more responsibility while receiving less attention than the fifth wheel. As the main coupling device between a ...

From data to the driverless truck

The deployment of autonomous trucks isn’t here yet, but Rich Glasmann, vice president, OEM strategy, sales and marketing at Omnitracs, says it’s not as far away as one might believe.

Bret Baier talks mid-terms at CVOC

The upcoming mid-term election and civil unrest globally dominated discussion when Fox News Anchor Bret Baier took to the stage Wednesday at the fifth-annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas. Baier says this ...

Friday at GATS

Friday was another busy day at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Exhibitors streamed into the Dallas Convention Center early to enjoy the day. Below are some photos of the day.

Seattle Mariners-themed Kenworth to appear at fundraising event

A Kenworth T880 52-in. sleeper truck with a special Seattle Mariners theme will be part of a Paccar fund-raising effort outside Safeco Field in support of the Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program ...

Volvo, Mack training programs recognized with CASE Accreditation

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) recently awarded Continuing Automotive Service Education (CASE) accreditation to Volvo Trucks Academy and Mack Trucks Academy, the training arms of Volvo Trucks in North America. Volvo Trucks ...

Anti-theft webinar scheduled

The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) will host a webinar next month addressing “Six Common Security Mistakes” made by equipment and vehicle dealers. RELATED: To catch a thief. The webinar will take place from 10 a.m. ...

This is 40: A look inside Cummins’ Jamestown engine plant

People aren’t the only ones who can put down roots. Cummins first came to Western New York four decades ago. The Indiana-based engine manufacturer was in need of a facility to manufacture engine ...
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