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Bruckner Truck Sales holds ground breaking for new location

Bruckner Truck Sales last week held a groundbreaking at its new site in Hays, Kansas where the company hopes to open a new, larger dealership in Spring 2015. According to The Hays Daily ...

Dealer PROFIT clinics scheduled for September

Registration is open for the final ADP Truck and KEA Advisors dealer PROFIT clinics this year. The clinics scheduled are as follows: core management, Sept. 9-10, 2014 in Atlanta; lease and rental, Sept. ...

Neely Coble Co. chairman passed away

Neely Coble Jr., chairman of the Nashville, Tenn.-based truck dealer Neely Coble Co., passed away Aug. 19 at the age of 87. After graduating from Peabody Demonstration School in 1944, Coble, Jr. joined the US ...

Goodyear-FleetHQ serves one millionth customer

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s 24/7 Emergency Roadside Service program recently helped its one millionth customer return to service. “This significant achievement is a testament to the power of Goodyear’s 24/7 ...

Pete offering new SmartAir configurations on 579

Compact space-saver battery boxes now available for Peterbilt’s no-idle SmartAir system on the Model 579 allow for greater spec’ing flexibility with new chassis configurations, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. Landon Sproull, Peterbilt Chief ...

Four Star Freightliner rep named Leland James winner

For the second consecutive year, Four Star Freightliner account manager Truman Ingram has been named one of 20 Elite Winners in the 2013-2014 Leland James Sales Achievement Program. The Leland James Sales Achievement ...

Southern Connecticut Freightliner helps raise $1M for Special Olympics

Southern Connecticut Freightliner, through its sponsorship of last week's The Dream Ride – a philanthropic endeavor that raises money for Special Olympics – helped raise more than $1.1 million dollars for Special Olympians.  "Almost every ...

Photos of the best at ‘Pride & Polish’

Buried in the midst of a hectic five days in Dallas last week was Overdrive magazine’s annual ‘Pride & Polish’ truck beauty contest. Pride & Polish is the premier truck beauty championship series ...

Badger Utility presents milestone trailer

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company and Badger Utility, Inc. have presented longtime customer Marten Transport Ltd. Its 10,000th Utility trailer. The milestone trailer is a Utility 3000R refrigerated trailer, and features special commemorative signage. Founded ...

2014 may be best of truck buy cycle

For the second month in a row, Class 8 orders were surprisingly high in July, with net orders of 30,103. Classes 5-7 net orders also posted a gain in July, coming in at ...

Western Star adds ADZ air suspension option

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., is now offering Neway ADZ Series Heavy-Duty Drive Axle Air Suspensions by SAF-Holland as an option for Western Star 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models. The ADZ Series ...

The recap from CVOC and the Great American Trucking Show

Last week was a big one for trucking, as the Great American Trucking Show and fifth annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference were held in Dallas. The week opened with two days of intense technological ...

Fracking leading economic recovery

Donald Broughton, managing director, senior research analyst and chief market strategist, Avondale Partners – speaking at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas Thursday – says American fracking is a “gold rush” ...

Panel: Telematics come of age, fleets realizing benefits

Fleets today are starting to see real benefits from maintenance-focused telematics systems on trucks -- but work remains to fully optimize current communications systems. That was message from a panel of telematics ...
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