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Valley Freightliner acquires Freedom Truck Centers

Valley Freightliner, Inc. has expanded its presence in the state of Washington with the acquisition of Spokane-based Freedom Truck Centers, the leading Freightliner, Western Star, and Detroit Diesel sales and service provider in ...

More than 200 trucks listed in upcoming auction

More than 300 companies have listed nearly 3,000 pieces of equipment in Ritchie Bros.' unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, Texas on May 6-7. Every item, including 215-plus truck tractors, will be sold with no minimum ...

PacLease introduces ‘Value-Spec’

Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) has announced a new medium-duty leasing program called the PacLease Value Spec. The program is being showcased this at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) convention in Cincinnati. “We’re ...

KEA Advisors holding PROFIT clinics in Chicago

KEA Advisors and CDK Global Heavy Truck will hold two dealer PROFIT clinics from June 16-19, 2015 in Chicago. The Parts & Service clinic will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from ...

Western Canada Bus named IC Dealer of the Year

IC Bus has named Western Canada Bus as the company’s North American School Bus 2014 Dealer of the Year. IC Bus says the award focuses on excellence in dealership performance, as well as ...

NATDA holding sales webinar

The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) has an upcoming free dealer training webinar, Increase Sales by Optimizing Your Online Presence being held at 2 p.m. EDT on May 21, 2015. NATDA says ...

Volvo Group invests in Peloton technology

Volvo Group Venture Capital, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, announces its investment in Peloton Technology, a developer of vehicle technologies that deliver safety and fuel savings to fleets in the trucking ...

Carrier Centers adding new trailer line

Carrier Centers is adding Trout River Trailers to its offerings. The Canadian company now joins Doepker, Eager Beaver, Doonan and Econoline in the line of trailers being offered by Carrier Centers. Established in 1999, Trout River ...

Daimler Trucks posts improved sales, profits

First-quarter unit sales by Daimler Trucks increased four percent to 112,400 vehicles. Sales in North America totaled 40,800 vehicles, with unit sales climbing by 18 percent compared with the prior-year period, the company reported ...

Trudell Trailers named first SmartTruck Dealer of the Year

Trudell Trailers has been named the first recipient of SmartTruck Systems' "Dealer of the Year" Award. "We are delighted to honor Trudell with the first-ever 'Dealer of the Year' Award in recognition of ...

Kenworth adds Meritor steer axle to spec options

Kenworth now offers the Meritor Front Steer (MFS) non-drive axle family rated from 12,000 to 14,600 lbs. in standard and wide track options for selected Class 8 trucks and the Class 7 ...

Peterbilt active at Earth Day celebration

Peterbilt Motors Company once again participated in the world’s largest Earth Day celebration – Earth Day Texas – last week at Fair Park in Dallas. The company had two vehicles on display, the ...

Four Star Freightliner accountant headed to Dealer Academy

Scott Coleson got his start in trucking as an accounting intern at Montgomery, Ala.-based Four Star Freightliner. He's now a Certified Public Accountant and serving as senior accountant at the dealership with more ...

Kenworth adds keyless entry option

Kenworth has introduced a new remote, keyless entry system as an option for the Kenworth T680 and T880. Kenworth’s remote keyless entry provides two key fobs programmed to lock and un-lock the doors. ...
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