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Kenworth T680 now available with NG engine

Kenworth Truck Company announced its Kenworth T680 is now available for order with a natural gas powered engine. The Kenworth T680 in day cab, 52-in. mid-roof sleeper and 76-in. sleeper configurations now can ...

Truck dealer files suit against the IRS over excise tax application

Kentucky heavy truck dealer Worldwide Equipment Inc. says it is due a tax refund and is taking the Internal Revenue Service to court to get it. According to Kentucky.com, the company has filed ...

Successful Dealer Award finalist: Stoops Freightliner

Each of the five finalists for our Second Annual Successful Dealer Award will be profiled in the coming weeks. The finalists are CIT Group, Inc.; Truck Centers, Inc.; Freightliner of St. Cloud; The Pete Store ...

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for May show moderation

With a reading of 5.74, FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) in May reflects some headwinds affecting truck fleet results. Modest recovery growth along with the lack of acceleration in contract rate increases are ...

Fleets to give perspective on technology at CVOC

Leading executives from Ryder, Knight Transportation, and Hirschbach, plan to discuss how technology improves fleet operations at the fifth annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference (CVOC) Aug. 20-21, 2014, at the Kay Bailey ...

MaxxForce engines targeted in another lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit filed July 10 by three trucking companies against Navistar-International echoes claims of similar lawsuits filed last week: The truck and engine maker knew its EGR-only MaxxForce engines had defects and ...

Kenworth road tour generates excitement with customers

Fleet and truck operators learned are learning about bolstering fuel economy during this summer’s Kenworth T680 Advantage Road Tour. This year’s tour began with stops at Worldwide Equipment (Lexington, Ky.), Truck Enterprises (Harrisonburg, ...

Travis adds to trailer dealership network

Performance Trailer has joined the Travis dealer network. Performance Trailer is a part of The Performance Companies, which has offices in 12 locations in Texas. Their truck dealership, Performance Truck, represents the Mack ...

Pro Parts expands parts catalog

Pro Parts, a light-, medium- and heavy-duty aftermarket parts marketing group, has now made even more part brands available to its members. The company says it now has a catalog of more than ...

Peterbilt Ontario Truck Centres opens new location

Peterbilt Ontario Truck Centres (POTC) is opening a new Hamilton-Niagara full-service dealership in Stoney Creek, Ont. The new facility is located between Toronto and Niagara Falls and features 10 service bays, a fully-equipped ...

Successful Dealer Award finalist: Freightliner of St. Cloud

Each of the five finalists for our Second Annual Successful Dealer Award will be profiled in the coming weeks. The finalists are CIT Group, Inc.; Truck Centers, Inc.; Freightliner of St. Cloud; The Pete Store ...

Kenworth T880 gaining popularity in vocational market

Kenworth says there’s a revival occurring in the vocational truck market right now. A year-over-year sales increase for Kenworth vocational trucks reflects growing construction activity, increased oil and gas production, and encouraging new ...

ZF debuts dual clutch AMT, remote control truck parking system

By Jack Roberts Commercial vehicle component supplier ZF is pushing the envelope of future truck technology. At a rain-soaked test track in Western Germany Wednesday, the company showcased a wide array of new ...

Cummins names engine boss company president, COO

Rich Freeland, Cummins' Engine Business President since 2010, has been named company president and Chief Operating Officer, the company announced. As Cummins' engine boss, Freeland oversaw development, manufacturing, marketing and sales for the ...
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