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New Kenworth dealership opens in Lake Charles, La.

Kenworth of South Louisiana has opened a new parts and service location with two service bays near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La. The new Kenworth of South Louisiana dealership is located ...

Peterbilt anniversary celebration comes to the West Coast

Thousands of Peterbilt owners, enthusiasts and current and former employees are expected to gather Oct. 25, 2014 at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds in Stockton, Calif., for a special event celebrating the ...

River States Truck and Trailer hosts Truck Beauty Contest

A huge turnout highlighted the Pride and Polish National Championship Series event at River States Truck and Trailer in La Crosse, Wis. last month. “It was better than anticipated and more than we ...

Truck Center Companies adds Western Star in Lincoln, Neb.

Truck Center Companies’ Lincoln, Neb. location has added Western Star to its dealership offerings. The Western Star brand is no stranger to Lincoln, but when the franchise became available earlier this year, Truck ...

Volvo, Telogis announce fleet management service partnership

Volvo Trucks announces it is complementing its Remote Diagnostics connected vehicle platform with the introduction of fleet management services provided by Telogis, a leading provider of cloud-based location intelligence software. The announcement was ...

HDMA elects new Board of Governors

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) announces its Heavy Duty Manufacturer’s Representative Council (HDMRC) has elected five new officers and governors to its Board of Governors. HDMA says the HDMRC board’s duty is ...

Webb Wheel produces newsletter on wheel end installation

The OEM Business Unit of Webb Wheel has published its Q2 newsletter containing information about the proper wheel end installation procedures for mounting outboard brake drums onto piloted hubs. In the newsletter Webb ...

Navistar ships first 9, 10 liter SCR engines

Navistar, Inc. said Tuesday it has started customer shipments of its first International DuraStar and International WorkStar vehicles with the company’s 9- and 10-liter engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions technology. The company’s internal testing shows ...

Kenworth T680 now available with NG engine

Kenworth Truck Company announced its Kenworth T680 is now available for order with a natural gas powered engine. The Kenworth T680 in day cab, 52-in. mid-roof sleeper and 76-in. sleeper configurations now can ...

Truck dealer files suit against the IRS over excise tax application

Kentucky heavy truck dealer Worldwide Equipment Inc. says it is due a tax refund and is taking the Internal Revenue Service to court to get it. According to Kentucky.com, the company has filed ...

Successful Dealer Award finalist: Stoops Freightliner

Each of the five finalists for our Second Annual Successful Dealer Award will be profiled in the coming weeks. The finalists are CIT Group, Inc.; Truck Centers, Inc.; Freightliner of St. Cloud; The Pete Store ...

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for May show moderation

With a reading of 5.74, FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) in May reflects some headwinds affecting truck fleet results. Modest recovery growth along with the lack of acceleration in contract rate increases are ...

Fleets to give perspective on technology at CVOC

Leading executives from Ryder, Knight Transportation, and Hirschbach, plan to discuss how technology improves fleet operations at the fifth annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference (CVOC) Aug. 20-21, 2014, at the Kay Bailey ...

MaxxForce engines targeted in another lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit filed July 10 by three trucking companies against Navistar-International echoes claims of similar lawsuits filed last week: The truck and engine maker knew its EGR-only MaxxForce engines had defects and ...
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