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Pete dealer’s polar plunge supports cancer research

It doesn't get much colder than a Wisconsin lake in late winter, but that won't stop winter warriors from around the region from taking the plunge to support cancer research. Now entering its third year, ...

Southwest Products opens new location in Washington

Southwest Products (SWP) has opened a new sales, parts, and service center in southwest Washington, bringing their lineup of specialty vocational trucks and commercial generators to the Northwest. “As we continue to expand our production ...

Vanguard Truck Group gets ok for Atlanta-area expansion

Vanguard Truck Group got the okay this week from the Banks County (Ga.) Commission to expand its Atlanta-area operation. AccessNorthGa.com reported Wednesday that the company plans to use a vacant complex near the Atlanta Dragway. According to the ...

Kenworth dealer wins Influential Woman in Trucking award

Kari Rihm, president and CEO of Rihm Kenworth in St. Paul, Minn., today received the fifth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award from Women In Trucking. She and other finalists were honored ...

Deciding who can authorize repair work

The concept of authorization snagged conversation during the S.16 study group Service Event Data Transparency task force meeting at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Nashville last month. In the ...

Twin State Trailers and Kalyn Siebert forming partnership

Twin State Trailers and Kalyn Siebert announce a distribution partnership that will bring Kalyn Siebert’s heavy-duty trailers to Twin State Trailers’ customers throughout North and South Carolina. Under the new agreement, Twin State’s ...

Nuss Truck & Equipment opening new location

Nuss Truck & Equipment has opened a new branch in the Twin Ports region of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Nuss Truck & Equipment has operated in the Twin Ports region since 1991 but says the ...

Your help needed for social media survey

You may (or may not) have already received an email asking you to participate in a brief survey about social media use at your dealership. If you received this email and filled out ...

Peterbilt debuting 567 with all-wheel drive

Peterbilt Motors Company announces its Model 567 will soon include an all-wheel drive option to aid vehicle owners at tougher jobsites and more extreme terrains. “The Model 567 was engineered to be a ...

FTR opens registration for annual conference

Registration for FTR’s Annual Transportation Conference scheduled for Sept. 15-17, 2015, in Indianapolis is now open. FTR’s annual conference is recognized for delivering the most complete and comprehensive outlook on freight transportation in ...

Tri State Truck Center sponsoring tech class at UTI

Tri State Truck Center, Inc., is tackling head-on the shortage of skilled diesel technicians. The company is sponsoring a classroom in the Norwood, Mass. campus of Universal Technical Institute, a leading provider of post-secondary ...

Truck Centers of Arkansas named Elite Support dealer

Truck Centers of Arkansas announces its fourth consecutive Elite Support certification. Being a qualifying member of Elite Support allows Truck Centers of Arkansas to remain part of an exclusive network of heavy-duty truck ...

Detroit Radiator teams with Truck Drivers Health group

Detroit Radiator Corporation is starting off the year with a healthy bang, as an official sponsor of Truck Drivers Health.org. As a sponsor, Detroit Radiator Corporation will help the Truck Drivers Health.org campaign ...

Stahl Peterbilt Peterbilt Rapid Check certified

The service departments at Stahl Peterbilt dealerships in Edmonton, Grande Prairie, and Fort McMurray have been certified Peterbilt Rapid Check facilities. “As a company we have always focused on consistently providing the highest level ...