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Kenworth’s Renton Assembly Plant Receives King County Environmental Honor

The Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently received a Gold Award presented by the King County (Wash.) Industrial Waste Program. Part of King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division, the Industrial Waste Program annually honors local facilities whose business practices contribute to protecting regional water quality. Kenworth – Renton received the award for wastewater […]

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Volvo D13 Turbo Compound Engine Powers New Volvo VNL Series to 7.5 Percent Improvement in Fuel Efficiency

“Since their introduction, we’ve found our lineup of GHG 2017 engines – particularly the D13TC – to be the most fuel-efficient we’ve ever offered in North America,” said Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America. “Now, combined with an additional 1 percent fuel efficiency benefit from the improved aerodynamics of the new VNL series, […]

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Wabash National® Expands South Central Distribution with New Dealer Summit Truck Group

Company announces dealer agreement for van, truck body, and platform sales and service in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC), a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, today announced an agreement with Summit Truck Group to provide sales, parts, and service for Wabash National® dry […]

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Mack Announces Partnership with Mack

Mack Trucks and Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack have reached a sponsorship agreement, under which Mack, the 2016 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, will support the Brooklyn-born truck maker in promoting exciting news to be announced Sept. 13, 2017. “This partnership makes sense on a number of levels,” said John Walsh, vice president […]

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Volvo Active Driver Assist now standard on Volvo VNR, VNL models

Volvo Active Driver Assist is now standard equipment on the new Volvo VNR and VNL series, improving safety not only for truck drivers, but all motorists. Volvo Active Driver Assist includes Bendix Wingman Fusion, a comprehensive, camera- and radar-based collision mitigation system that is fully integrated with Volvo’s Driver Information Display. Volvo is the first […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Opens Two Retail Alliance Truck Parts Stores

Daimler Trucks North America announced the opening of the first Alliance Truck Parts retail stores in Hartford, Connecticut and El Centro, California.  Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has been working closely with a number of North American dealers to develop an Alliance Truck Parts retail store strategy to better serve the needs of small to […]

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Volvo Trucks Unveils Highly Anticipated New VNL Series

Volvo Trucks North America revealed the new Volvo VNL series, a groundbreaking tractor that meets the needs of today’s long-haul trucking customers and professional drivers through cutting-edge innovations in efficiency, productivity, safety and uptime. Available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch sleeper, the Volvo VNL series defines the shape of trucks to come. “The […]

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Watch 3-year-old Joel Jovine and Volvo Trucks in the ‘World’s Largest Unboxing’ – a New GUINNESS WORLD RECORD Title

Volvo Trucks North America recently set a spectacular record when launching their all-new truck series, the Volvo VNL. By letting 3-year-old Joel Jovine unbox the full-size truck, he not only revealed the U.S.-developed truck, but also helped achieve a formal GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest object unboxed. The new Volvo VNL series introduces […]

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Kenworth Offers $2,000 Savings to NRMCA Members on Qualifying Vocational Truck Purchases

Kenworth will provide a $2,000 savings to fellow National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth T880, W900, T440 or T470 vocational trucks through the association’s M2M Benefits Program. “We’ve extended this successful Kenworth cooperative program with NRMCA for six more months through Dec. 31, 2017. This program offers our […]

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Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series heads to Hawkeye Downs July 15th

The Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series is taking things up a notch by visiting Hawkeye Downs Speedway, Saturday, July 15th. “This will be our midwestern debut, and we can’t wait,” Bandit Director of Operations Brian Madsen said.  “Up until this point, all of our races have taken place in the southeastern United States.” Emotions are […]

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Kenworth T680, T880 and T880S Available for Order with ISL G Near Zero Emissions Natural Gas Engine

Kenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship and T880 and T880S vocational leaders are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine. The 8.9-liter Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero is rated at 320 hp and 1,000 lb-ft of torque. Exhaust emissions of the ISL G NZ are 90 […]

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International Truck Ships First On-Highway Vehicles With A26 Engine

International Truck announced that it has started customer shipments of its first International® LT Series and International® RH Series vehicles with the company’s 12.4-liter engine. The company’s internal testing shows these products are delivering up to nine percent in fuel economy improvement over the comparable models built only a year ago. “Delivering our 12.4-liter engine […]

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