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Carolina International Trucks develops artistic promotion

Carolina International Trucks has rolled out a unique sweepstakes promotion for the month of June. Three winners will be selected to have a professional artist create a piece of art based on a ...

Kenworth monitoring development of NatGas market

Just five years ago, Kenworth sold natural gas trucks in only six states. In 2013 that number jumped to more than 20. “I’m a true believer (in natural gas)," Andy Douglas, Kenworth national sales ...

Demand for Volvo branded trucks continues to be strong

North American deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations jumped 13 percent in May, the company reported Wednesday. Demand in North America continued to be good for Volvo-branded trucks, and deliveries increased by ...

New ‘certified’ truck warranty program

Truck Master Warranty (TMW) has entered the commercial vehicle dealer market with its new Certified 90-day limited warranty program. According to TMW, its Certified warranty is intended to offer dealers and their customers ...

2012 model year trucks hit market in record numbers

The numbers of late model trucks entering the retail marketplace more than doubled in April according to data from NADA. April data shows a 135 percent increase for that model year over March. "In ...

Mack announces major investment in truck plant

Mack Trucks Wednesday announced a $26 million upgrade to its Macungie Cab & Vehicle Assembly facility in Macungie, Penn. The investment includes a comprehensive realignment of sub-assembly and material handling to more efficiently ...

Talbert debuts spread-axle trailer with E2 Nitro

Talbert Manufacturing introduces its 65-ton spread-axle trailer outfitted with the E2Nitro nitrogen-assisted equalizing system. Talbert says the trailers provides haulers the versatility they need to switch axle configurations and comply with individual state ...

Dana honored by Hino

Dana Holding Corporation has been recognized by Hino Trucks with its Excellence in Quality Improvement Award. Dana accepted the award, which recognizes superior improvement in parts-per-million (PPM) defect performance, at Hino's annual supplier business meeting ...

Aging fleet bringing new business to body shops

Have you ever considered building a body shop? If you haven’t, now might be the time. Adding body shop capabilities to an existing repair facility allows heavy- duty service providers to capitalize on an ...

Truck Center Companies raises $165k for Make-A-Wish

Truck Center Companies' 20th annual Make-A-Wish Nebraska golf fundraiser was the company's biggest to-date, raising a record $165,000 – enough to grant 22 wishes. In the 20 years since the first tournament, the ...

NationaLease Top Tech 3-peats

Bob Mrzyglod, a diesel technician with Aim NationaLease, Girard, Ohio, was named Top Tech for the third consecutive year at NationaLease’s 4th Annual Tech Challenge, a national competition of technicians representing the ...

New tax update may prove advantageous for dealers

In a recent blog post, CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) notes dealerships that made “mandatory image upgrades in recent years (or plan to in the future) may be eligible for tax savings, thanks to recently released ...

Revamped Kenworth cabovers now available for order

Kenworth said Monday its new K270 and K370 cabovers with exterior and interior enhancements are now available for order. Kenworth’s K270 Class 6 and K370 Class 7 cabovers are designed for pick-up-and-delivery operations, ...

Brenner Tank expands production

Brenner Tank, a leading manufacturer of chemical tank trailers and part of Wabash National’s Walker Group division, has expanded production to Wabash National’s facilities in Lafayette, Ind. “By leveraging our North American manufacturing ...

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