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Penske presenting, exhibiting at Natural Gas Vehicle Conference

Penske Truck Leasing will be featured at the Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo in Kansas City Nov. 14, at the Kansas City Convention Center. Penske is a gold sponsor of the ...

The importance of vehicle inspections

No one wants uncertainty when buying a used truck. Dealers want certainty they are taking in a truck they can sell; while vehicle owners want to know they are making a purchase in ...

Talbert acquires trailer maker Ferree Trailers

Rensselaer, Ind.-based Talbert Manufacturing has acquired Ferree Trailers, located in Liberty, N.C. The acquisition adds additional scope to Talbert, a manufacturer of custom heavy-haul trailers, while also providing products that will take the company into ...

October truck orders nearly break records

North American Class 8 truck net orders came in at 45,795 in October,  the second highest order month ever recorded. According to FTR October orders rocketed to an 87 percent month-over-month gain, and 76 ...

Fleet survey shows strong purchasing plans for 2015

The Q4 2014 Fleet Sentiment Report survey conducted in October by CK Commercial Vehicle Research (CKCVR) shows solid fleet purchasing plans for first half 2015 Class 8 deliveries. According to the CKCVR, the ...

Natural gas to distance itself as top alt-fuel, report says

A recent report from Navigant Research has determined natural gas is likely to be the most popular type of alternative fuel for the global market for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles — including global market ...

Landmark International Trucks gets new president and name

Andy Jablonski has been named president of Landmark International Trucks, Inc., an International truck dealer owned by the Jablonski family since 1985, effective Nov. 1. Also effective Nov. 1, the company rebranded itself as Landmark Trucks, LLC., a ...

NationaLease honors its best

Each year at its annual meeting, NationaLease announces the recipients of that year’s Leadership Circle Awards. This year, 37 member companies were recognized for their commitment to NationaLease member standards and received their ...

Summit Holdings opens new KC facility

Summit Holdings recently held a grand opening event at its new facility located at 346 N. James Street. in Kansas City, Kan. The new 15,000 sq. ft. facility includes 10 service bays and a ...

Truck Centers, Inc. kicks off giving campaign

Truck Centers, Inc., a family-owned dealer group of 10 locations proudly representing Freightliner, Western Star and Detroit, recently kicked off its 60 Days of Giving campaign. "We wanted to show support for our military and ...

Vanguard Truck Centers appoints Volvo vet VP of sales

Vanguard Truck Centers has appointed John M. Thomas executive vice president of sales, where he will focus on developing a "Best in Class New Truck Sales organization," the company says. “Vanguard continues to ...

Truck dealership tow truck parade collects ‘tons’ of toys for charity

More than 300 tow trucks will line up outside the Hollywood Casino in Joliet, Ill next month, but they won't be there to gamble. The trucks will be participating in the Seventh Annual ...

Freightliner of Des Moines sold to Harrison Truck Centers

Harrison Truck Centers, a family-owned Freightliner dealership network based in Waterloo, Iowa, has acquired Freightliner of Des Moines. The acquisition is effective Nov. 1. Brian Harrison, president of Harrison Truck Centers, said the acquisition ...

GALLERY: CIT Group pumpkin contest supports cancer research

CIT Group, Inc. recently offered a creative opportunity for each of their dealership employees to give back to the community. Individuals and departments were encouraged to carve a pumpkin to be used ...
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