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Eaton makes another enhancement to UltraShift PLUS line

Eaton has expanded the company’s lineup of UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions for vocational applications through enhanced split shaft power take-off (PTO) capabilities. The enhancements now allow for transmission gear selection and clutch control outside ...

GE Capital Fleet Services names new managing director

GE Capital Fleet Services today announced that it has named Eric Stanley as Managing Director, Southeast Region, based in Atlanta. Stanley brings more than 20 years of sales experience with him to GE ...

Making video work for your dealership

Did you know YouTube is the Internet's second most popular search engine? Its true. After Google, the video sharing site nabs more search queries than the next four search options combined. More than six ...

Surviving your exit and succession planning

Deciding you want to retire is easy. But deciding how? For a truck dealer that question is a lot more complicated. During a workshop Saturday at the ATD Convention & Expo in San ...

What makes a ‘perfect’ Warranty Administrator perfect?

Warranty administrators are often the gate-keeper of harmony between happy customers and service departments and total, unbridled anarchy. Striking the balance on which side of the spectrum your dealership finds itself often lies ...

Avoiding the pitfalls of FET

The Federal Excise Tax (FET) can be tough water for truck dealers to navigate but Tim Reynolds, principal with CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, says it doesn't have to be. Among the most common mistakes he sees ...

Kenworth T880 takes Truck of the Year

A company that campaigns its units as "The World's Best" has another credential to back the claim. Kenworth's T880 took the American Truck Dealer's Commercial Truck of the Year honors at the ATD Convention and ...

GALLERY – Saturday at the ATD Convention

Saturday proved to be another busy day for truck dealers at their annual ATD Convention & Expo in San Francisco. ATD announced the winner of the 2015 Commercial Truck of the Year, held ...

GALLERY – Friday at the ATD Convention

The 2015 NADA/ATD Convention & Expo may have technically kicked off on Thursday, but it wasn't until Friday that things really got going on the truck side. With the crowning of the ATD Dealer ...

ATD Chairman touts trucking in keynote address

Eric Jorgensen, chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD), is proud of his industry. Speaking Friday at the opening general session of the 2015 ATD Convention & Expo in San Francisco, Jorgensen urged a ...

ATD crowns Dealer of the Year

Scott McCandless, president at McCandless Truck Centers, was named the 2015 ATD Dealer of the Year during the opening general session of the ATD Convention & Expo Friday in San Francisco. "What a ...

Unlocking potential: Diesel tech program giving inmates second chance

In Alabama, “Yellow Mama” is the end. Despite its colorful moniker, the state’s electric chair is neither bright nor loving. You don’t walk away from Yellow Mama’s embrace. Draper Correctional Facility, a medium-security prison ...

Penske Used Trucks opens 3 new locations

Penske Used Trucks has opened commercial truck dealerships in in Dallas, metro Atlanta and Ontario, doubling its commercial truck dealership footprint in North America. The company now has six locations including Phoenix; Torrance, California; and Charlotte, ...

Worldwide Equipment moves to Karmak Fusion

Karmak, Inc., specialists in profit improvement for the heavy-duty transportation industry, is proud to announce that Worldwide Equipment has signed to move to Karmak Fusion as their dealer management system. Headquartered in Prestonsburg, ...
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