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Mack Donates Mack Anthem® to ATA for Veteran Recruitment

Mack Trucks announced it will donate a Mack Anthem® 70-inch Stand Up Sleeper model to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to assist in the recruitment and hiring of military veterans into the trucking industry. The Anthem model will travel across the country and be used to encourage veterans to consider a second career in trucking. “Mack […]

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Tour Schedule

A brand new Kenworth W990, along with members from Central Oregon Truck Company, are this year’s designated hauler of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Friday, Nov. 16: City Hall, 911 North 7th Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83201 (9:00 – 10:00 a.m.) Friday, Nov. 16: City Park, 51 E 2nd S, Soda Springs, ID 83276 (12:00 p.m. […]

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Cooper Tire Opens Byhalia, Mississippi Distribution Center

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced today that it has opened a new 1 million-square-foot warehouse in Byhalia, Miss. Cooper leases the facility, which employs approximately 100 workers and is the largest distribution center for Cooper nationwide. Centrally located among Cooper’s three U.S. tire manufacturing plants in Findlay, Ohio, Texarkana, Ark., and Tupelo, Miss., the […]

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DTNA pledges support for EPA Cleaner Truck Initiative

The leading commercial truck manufacturer in North America, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) attended the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement of the Cleaner Truck Initiative yesterday at the agency’s headquarters. The announcement was attended by leaders of major North American truck OEMs, representatives from the American Trucking Association, and government officials. The initiative kicks off […]

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Farm to Carton – Milky Way Always Delivers

From farm to the refrigerator, the production of fresh milk is a 24/7 operation. For Milky Way, one of the largest bulk milk haulers in the Pacific Northwest, that means its fleet of 300 tractors and tankers are on the road 24/7. There’s never a day off. Since its founding in 1948 in Lynden, Washington, […]

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Dana Expands Spicerâ Selectä All-Makes Drivetrain Portfolio, Offering Covers Most Popular Commercial-Vehicle Driveline Applications

Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced today the expansion of its Spicerâ Selectä all-makes drivetrain portfolio to include the most popular u-joints for commercial-vehicle applications while also adding new u-joint strap kits. With the addition of the strap kits, the Spicer Select offering provides a complete u-joint replacement package for a significant portion of over-the-road and vocational applications. […]

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Kenworth-Chillicothe Earns 2018 “Encouraging Environmental Excellence” Gold Award from Ohio EPA

The Kenworth-Chillicothe manufacturing plant recently received the 2018 Encouraging Environmental Excellence “E3” Gold Award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes businesses, nonprofits and government agencies in Ohio that demonstrate commitment to exceed regulatory compliance and attain exceptional achievements in environmental stewardship. Kenworth-Chillicothe was one of just 12 organizations in Ohio that […]

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Kenworth Leads the Way for One of Washington State’s Heaviest Hauls

Hillsboro, Oregon–based Omega Morgan specializes in heavy rigging and transportation, among other services. The company recently hauled one of the heaviest combination loads in Washington state history, weighing in at nearly one million pounds. Washington state issues between 600 to 700 “superload” permits a year – meaning the combined weight of a tractor and trailer […]

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Kinedyne Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Kinedyne LLC, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control technologies, including cargo securement, capacity and access solutions for the transportation industry, announced that it is celebrating its 50th-anniversary.  “As Kinedyne North America reaches this momentous 50-year milestone in our corporate history, we pause and reflect on our five decades of accomplishments and service to […]

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Safety, Driver-Optimized Features Contribute to Demand for Freightliner EconicSD Waste Collection Trucks

With its enhanced safety features and a driver-focused design, the Freightliner® EconicSD™ waste collection truck is a modern, innovative solution for the refuse segment.  “Market demand for the Freightliner EconicSD has exceeded our expectations and confirmed our premise that there was a critical need for this vehicle in the refuse segment. We have already sold […]

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Kenworth W990 Begins Transport of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Washington, D.C., Following Harvest

The 54th U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree – an 80-foot Noble Fir from Oregon’s Willamette National Forest – has started its nearly 3,000-mile journey to Washington, D.C., following its Nov. 2 harvesting near Sweet Home, Oregon. The Oregon Forest Service nominated six trees as candidates for the special honor. The Noble Fir, the first ever to serve as […]

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Mack Defense Showcases Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck at AUSA 2018

Mack Defense recently showcased the Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) 2018 show at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Mack Defense was awarded a $296 million contract in May 2018 to produce 683 HDTs for the U.S. Army “The M917A3 is a great […]

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