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Pete dealers form technician partnership with UTI

Peterbilt Motors Company says it has teamed with Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in creating the Peterbilt Technician Institute program, an exclusive curriculum focused on comprehensive service technician training. The inaugural 12-week program, which ...

Owens set to lead Fontaine Trailer

Fontaine Commercial Platform Trailer has promoted Karl Owens to company president. “Please join me in congratulating Karl on this deserved promotion,” says Hank Prochazka, group president – Fontaine Commercial Trailer. “Karl has developed ...

October truck orders ‘strong’; market ‘not great’

As expected from its preliminary report, ACT Research says Classes 5-8 orders were strong in October. This updated status of the North America commercial vehicle market was included in the State of the Industry report, ...

Daimler dealers launching parts promotion today

Less than a week ago, Sam Hornish finished a mere 3 points shy of capturing the NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship. To celebrate a successful campaign, his race team sponsor  – Alliance Truck Parts – announced ...

Mack rolls out new rear loader Granite

Mack introduced its new Granite Medium Heavy Duty (MHD) rear loader Wednesday at the 2013 Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo. According to our sister site, Hard Working Trucks, The Mack Granite MHD rear ...

CIT recognized as Top Vendor

Central Illinois Trucks, Inc. (CIT) was recently named the Dot Transportation Incorporated (DTI) Vendor of the Year. This is the fourth time since the award's inception in 2000 that CIT as a dealer group ...

New truck sales correlated to used truck pricing

Data compiled by NADA shows a closely correlation between demand for new and used trucks beginning with the economic recovery through mid-2012. In the past 18 months, demand for late-model used trucks has accelerated, ...

EcoDual, Hunter Truck Sales form glider kit partnership

EcoDual, Inc. has partnered with Hunter Truck Sales on a Peterbilt glider kit partnership. Hunter will configure the gliders using EcoDual’s flagship platform, the MAX/SR duel fuel system, the companies say. “Hunter Peterbilt has ...

Successful Dealer builds LinkedIn group

Successful Dealer introduces a new LinkedIn group to help truck dealership professionals connect and stay informed. The group is available HERE. Acceptance into the group is automatic, and anyone joining the group is ...

Volvo, Mack North American deliveries skyrocket

Volvo Trucks said Wednesday group October truck deliveries rose 13 percent year-over-year to 20,987 units. The truck maker says sales in North America increased 47 percent during the period, up to 4,857 trucks. RELATED: Truck order ...

VIDEO: Jean-Claude Van Damme takes Volvo viral

The marketing team at Volvo has produced some pretty memorable videos in recent months; like letting a hamster drive up a narrow quarry road. But leave it to action-movie-star-turned-old-man Jean-Claude Van Damme to take ...

DTNA focused on market leadership

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) wants to lead. During a promotional event for its Alliance Truck Parts all-makes aftermarket product line Saturday in Miami, DTNA announced it has improved the standards of its ...

Bestul joins River States Truck

River States Truck and Trailer announces Kevin Bestul has joined the organization as director of training. Bestul will be responsible for the onsite training of diesel technicians and parts personnel, ensuring the staff ...

Freightliner dealer donates truck to animal cause

Freightliner of Harrisburg has donated a truck to the Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance, which the agency says will be used  for spaying and neutering feral cats and for vaccine and microchip clinics. The truck ...

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