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Last chance to register for ADP dealer clinics

Now is your last chance to register for ADP Truck’s lease and rental PROFIT clinic set for next month in Chicago. The leasing and rental clinic will be held June 10-11. The clinic ...

Deadline for Successful Dealer Award nominees approaching

The deadline for nominations for the second annual Successful Dealer Award is May 31. Nominations opened in March for the award, which again will be bestowed at the conclusion of the Commercial Vehicle ...

Four Star Freightliner hires Western Star brand manager

Four Star Freightliner has hired Chuck Cole as brand manager to represent its Western Star line of trucks. Cole has more than 35 years of sales experience and has spent the last seven ...

Detroit unveils new integrated powertrain

Detroit Diesel Corporation (Detroit) Thursday unveiled a new integrated Detroit Powertrain (IDP) featuring its DD15 engine, DT12 transmission and Detroit axles. Detroit says the integrated powertrain delivers even better performance to lower the real ...

Bulk Tank International wins safety award

Bulk Tank International, a leading manufacturer of stainless steel DOT407 tank trailers located in San Jose Iturbide, Mexico, and part of Wabash National Corporation’s Walker Group division, has been honored with the ...

More thoughts on Succession Planning

This is Part II of Successful Dealer’s two-part discussion with KEA Advisors and CliftonLarsonAllen on dealer succession planning. For Part I, CLICK HERE. How should a successor be trained to take over a ...

Truck sales strong in April

WardsAuto reports U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks continued their upward trend in April with 11.4 percent year-over-year growth. WardsAuto says this was the best April since 2006 as all weight classes ...

Talbert names top dealers for 2013

Talbert Manufacturing has named its 2013 Most Improved Dealer, Best New Dealer and overall Top Dealers. The 2013 Most Improved Dealer is ILoca Services, Inc., Aurora, Ill., a high-volume new and used trailer ...

International enhances drivetrain offerings

International’s priority at the moment is full selective catalytic reduction integration throughout its product line, but the truck maker is also putting stock in integrating automated-manual transmissions and upping fuel economy with ...

Mack names new VP of national accounts

Mack Trucks announced Tuesday it has named Stan Mikalonis vice president of National Accounts. In this role, Mikalonis will lead Mack’s National Accounts team, which encompasses a range of Class 8 market ...

Hazelwood out at Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood is no longer with the company, a source close to the investigation has told CCJ. Hazelwood is one of the company's executives named in a 120-page ...

Volvo debuts ‘Ride for Freedom’ truck for Memorial Day

Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Va. unveiled the design for its 2014 Ride for Freedom memorial truck, which will travel in a motorcade of about 175 motorcycles from ...

An in-depth look at succession planning

Hard as it may be to hear, you can’t run your business forever. At some point there will be a time where you’ll want (or need) to step aside, and when that ...

Worldwide Equipment names new Greenville, S.C. manager

Worldwide Equipment has named Bob Kelley new Branch Manager for the Greenville, S.C. Division. Kelley joined the Worldwide Equipment Cincinnati Division sales team in 2010 and was formerly a technician who worked his way up to ...

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