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Stoops Freightliner performs well at tech championships

Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer Service Technicians led the way at this year’s 74th annual Indiana Motor Truck Association Truck Driving and Technician Championships. Seventy four technicians competed in this year’s event in which Jason Monjon, of ...

Custom paint proves effective tool to move used trucks

In the State of Alabama, football is a pretty big deal. And in some cases, it’s pretty big business. The state’s two flagship institutions – Auburn University and the University of Alabama – ...

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announces partnership

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announce a partnership with MARC, Inc. of Manchester, Ct. In partnership with Local 379 of the United Auto Workers Union, Jacobs began working with MARC, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that empowers ...

Trailer manufacturers honored by P.S.I.

Hyundai Translead and Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company were each recognized by Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.)  recently during the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association annual meeting. Hyundai Translead was recognized with two awards; the 2013 PSI ...

Mack expands all-make parts brand

Road Choice Truck Parts, a subsidiary of Mack Trucks that offers parts for all makes of trucks, has added five new product categories and expanded its North American distribution network to more than 100 ...

Successful Dealer Award finalist: The Pete Store

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 ...

Peterbilt of Ontario sold to Cervus Equipment

Cervus Equipment Corp. has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Peterbilt of Ontario Inc. for approximately $25.5 million. "This acquisition extends our relationship with Peterbilt and expands our transportation business into the largest freight market in Canada," says Graham Drake, President and CEO of Cervus. The transaction is expected to close on or about July 21 and is subject to regulatory and third part approvals. Peterbilt of Ontario Inc. was established ...

Karmak promotes duo

Karmak has promoted Carl Try to the role of vice president of development and Adam Madsen to the role of director of product management. In their new roles, Try and Madsen will work ...

Paccar, Pete win manufacturing awards

Paccar and its Petertbilt Motors Company Division won four prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards as selected by Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, and took top honors in the categories of Workplace Leadership ...

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies refreshes website

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies has launched a redesigned website. Critical elements include a locations directory and an expanded image gallery offering enlarged views of key vehicle components. Customers can also easily find more ...

May trailer orders up more than 50 percent

May net trailer orders rose 52 percent year-over-year, according to ACT Research, with backlog, build, inventory and shipments less than 1 percent off from April. “This stability provides a solid foundation for the ...

June truck orders jump 41 percent

North American Class 8 truck net orders jumped a whopping 41 percent year-over-year in June according to FTR. The 26,255 units ordered last month represented the best June numbers since 2005.  Class 8 ...

Daimler debuts driverless truck

By Jack RobertsSpeculation about autonomous – or "driverless" – vehicles has been commonplace in the trucking industry for years. Now, Daimler has made this concept a reality. At a July 3 global press ...

Volkswagen denies interest in Paccar takeover

Volkswagen Group refuted Thursday reports that it was interested in bidding for U.S. truck-maker Paccar. According to Reuters, Daimler's commercial vehicle boss Wolfgang Bernhard earlier Thursday cited "sources" saying Volkswagen intended to bid ...
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