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Pete ‘show-truck-ready’ 389 now in production

Peterbilt's Pride & Class Model 389 entered production this month and will soon begin shipping to customers and Peterbilt dealerships throughout North America. “Peterbilt has defined the look of trucking for generations and the ...

International unveils multi-purpose disaster relief DuraStar

At the International Development Forum (AIDF) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, Inc. announced a partnership with Terranova GTS, LLC to develop an International DuraStar Multi-Purpose Vehicle. The truck was designed to aid in disaster ...

Gerhart Machinery hosts vintage Mack show for 25th year

For the 25th year, owners, drivers, promoters and fans of the sturdy trucks produced in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley gathered for the All Mack Event. The gathering is a low-stress opportunity for folks to exhibit ...

Four Star Freightliner gets fourth Elite Support designation

Four Star Freightliner's Montgomery, Ala. location has received Elite Support Certification from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).

Air Force testing all-electric, hybrid fleet

The Air Force unveiled the Federal Government's first non-tactical vehicle fleet composed entirely of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles at Los Angeles Air Force Base, home of the Space and Missile Systems Center, Friday, Nov. ...

A preview of Kenworth’s medium-duty cabover options

Kenworth Truck Company has announced three new options for its medium-duty cabovers that open the door for even more diverse customer applications and body customization. According to Kenworth, the new options for the ...

Trailer Wizards kicks off food drive

Trailer Wizards is kicking off its second annual holiday food drive in support of local food banks this week. The “Haul Away Hunger” campaign began Monday and will continue through Nov. 28 across ...

October trailer orders shatter records

October trailer net orders in the U.S. came in at 46,267 units, an all-time record high, according to FTR. Last month's posting shattered the old mark by 9 percent and signal good news ...

Truck orders jump 76 percent

Total net orders for Class 8 trucks were 45,978 units in October, up 76 percent year-over-year and the second best in the history of the industry. The only time on record with more ...

Department of Commerce releases secondary determination on ‘dumping’ of Chinese trailers

North American trailer manufacturers picked up a win this week when the U.S. Department of Commerce released a preliminary determination that a cash deposit requirement will be instituted in connection with imports ...

TEC Equipment boss pledges $5M to local medical center

David A. Thompson, president and chief executive officer of Portland-based Volvo Group truck dealer TEC Equipment, Inc., has pledged $5 million to support the construction of a new medical/surgical patient care facility ...

APG dual fuel engines eligible for Texas grant program

American Power Group (APG) announced Thursday that the Texas Commission On Environmental Quality (TECQ) has approved the company's dual fuel conversion applications for eligibility under the state's Emission Reduction Incentive Grants Program. “We are ...

NationaLease managers share best practices at annual meeting

Attendees at this year’s NationaLease Financial Officers Meeting, held last month in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., heard experts from a variety of disciplines discuss the challenges facing businesses today. To face those challenges head-on, the ...

Fuso’s Rumsey stepping down to pursue dealership role

Mike Rumsey, Vice President, Sales Operations for Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA), is leaving the company to pursue a management position at a truck dealership. The company will welcome back Will Lyons, who is ...