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VAC-CON and Freightliner Develop First Turnkey CNG Truck With Vacuum Body

Freightliner Trucks announced that it has delivered the first turnkey natural gas truck upfitted with a vacuum body. Developed in collaboration with VAC-CON, the Freightliner Business Class M2 112V Compressed Natural Gas ...

Cardone Named First Chairman of MERA

Michael Cardone Jr., chief executive officer of Cardone Industries Inc., has been selected as the first chairman of the newly formed Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA), an affiliate association of the ...

Shell Revamps Oil Analysis Program

Shell Lubricants has revamped its Shell LubeAnalyst oil analysis program that helps customers improve equipment and vehicle reliability and reduce maintenance costs.  The upgraded Shell LubeAnalyst program provides an online user interface ...

PacLease Adds Two New Locations

Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) continues its expansion with the announcement of two new locations in the United States. This brings the PacLease location total to more than  420. PacLease currently has locations ...

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions To Relocate To Nashville

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) announced plans to begin the process of relocating members of its senior management team and other specific functions of its Muscatine, Iowa-based Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions (BBTS) operations ...

New Pre-Assembled Wire Harness Kits Catalog

Phillips Industries has released a new Trailer Harness catalog listing their new series of STA-DRY sealed harnesses. With the recent expansion of Phillips Electrical Harness Division facility, the company is now producing ...

UPS Places Order for 475 Mack Pinnacle Model Trucks

UPS has turned to Mack Trucks, Inc. for its latest investment in fuel-efficient, clean-running trucks. The company recently placed an order for 475 Mack Pinnacle models built with EPA 2010-certified Mack MP ...

Nuss Hosts Legislators At Dealership

Brad Nuss, CFO, Nuss Truck & Equipment, recently hosted Senator Amy Klobuchar and Representative Tim Walz at the dealership’s Rochester branch. Nuss and the dealership’s staff spoke with Klobuchar and Walz about ...

Theme Set For Heavy Duty Dialogue 2011

Game Changers in the Global Commercial Vehicle Industry” has been announced as the theme for Heavy Duty Dialogue 2011 (HDD’11).  HDD’11 will be held January 17, 2011 at The Mirage in Las ...

Peterbilt Awarded Employer of the Year Silver by North Texas Clean Air Association

Peterbilt Motors Company has earned the 2010 Employer of the Year Silver Award by the North Texas Clean Air Coalition (NTCAC) for its innovative environmental initiatives in improving air quality in the ...

Rush Entreprises Acquires Ford And Isuzu Franchise In Dallas

Rush Enterprises, Inc. announces that it has acquired certain assets of Metro Ford Truck Sales, Inc., a Ford and Isuzu commercial truck dealer in Dallas, Texas.  Rush will operate this newly acquired ...

Nuss Named Director of New Trucks Sales & Leasing

Brian Nuss is the new director of New Truck Sales & Leasing at Nuss Truck & Equipment. He was formerly with Peterbilt Motors in sales positions such as regional manager and national ...

Freightliner Trucks Launches RSS Feed

In order to provide dealers and current and potential customers the most up-to-date product information available, Freightliner Trucks launched its Really Simple Syndication (RSS) on-line feed. RSS is an XML-based format that enables ...

Volvo Group Enters Partnership With WWF

The Volvo Group will be the world’s first vehicle manufacturer to join the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Climate Savers Program. As a WWF partner, the Volvo Group’s truck companies undertake ...

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