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New president of Vehicle Service Group

Vehicle Service Group (VSG) has named Niclas Ytterdahl as president, effective immediately. Ytterdahl will report to Andy Fincher, president and CEO of Dover’s Engineered Systems segment. “Niclas has extensive industry experience and a solid ...

Kenworth adding Alcoa wheel option to Class 8 trucks

Kenworth Class 8 and medium duty trucks now are available with the new Alcoa Ultra ONE wheel, the latest in wheel innovation, strength and light weight. The 22.5-inch by 8.25-inch Ultra ONE wheel ...

August truck orders surge over 2013

Preliminary data suggests August 2014 North American Class 8 truck net orders came in at 24,947 units, a year-over-year increase of 29 percent – the 19th consecutive month with year-over-year increases. August orders, while ...

Peach State Truck Centers names new Director of New Truck Sales

Jeff Cook has been named Director of New Truck Sales for Peach State Truck Centers, LLC. Cook has been with the company since April 2012, previously serving as General Manager of Thomas ...

Eaton launches new, double-clutch automated Class 6 and 7 transmission

By Jack Roberts Eaton has launched a new, dual-clutch, automated transmission dubbed the Procision Line, and it debuts in Class 6 and 7 urban delivery markets, including P&D, beverage, school bus and recovery/towing ...

Tallman Truck Centre acquires Woodbine Truck Centre

Tallman Truck Centre Limited has acquired Woodbine Truck Centre Ltd., an International Truck Dealership since 1969. In addition, Woodbine is also the Kalmar Ottawa Shunt Tractor distributor for Ontario. “This acquisition is consistent ...

Tango Transport files suit against Navistar over EGR woes

Major national carrier Tango Transport (No. 124 in the CCJ Top 250) has become the latest carrier to sue Navistar-International over the truck and engine maker’s line of EGR-only MaxxForce engines, built between 2008 ...

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 ...

Velocity Vehicle Group acquires Big T’s Freightliner

Oxnard, Calif.-based Big T’s Freightliner has been acquired by Velocity Vehicle Group. The acquisition extends VVG’s service area north into Ventura County, which the company says will allow VVG to offer its customers an even ...

River States Truck rep cracks Top 5 in U.S. sales

River States Truck & Trailer Sales Representative Dave Moberg has reached the Top 5 Retail Sales - U.S. for July 2014 in Freightliner's on-highway market segment, the dealership announced this week. Moberg earned ...

Reduced warranty claims leading way in Navistar turnaround

Navistar has worn the failures of its EGR engines around its neck like the albatross they have become, and the company's earnings reports became a quarterly reminder of the work that lies ...

Navistar posts $2 million loss on vastly improved income

Navistar International reported a third quarter net loss of $2 million Wednesday, which will go down in the company's history books as a win for the financially battered truck maker. For the first ...

Western Star updates its mobile website

Western Star has refreshed its website with an emphasis on creating a mobile-friendly user experience. WesternStar.com delivers model information, dealer and service locator, eBrochures, current news, upcoming events, access to brand merchandise and opportunities to ...

Stahl Pete celebrating history, customers

This year marks Peterbilt's 75th anniversary and Stahl Peterbilt will celebrate the milestone with an open house Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at its Edmonton dealership. Peterbilt's 'History of Class' Tour ...
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