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Special Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured at FASTPORT Hiring Fair at Camp Lejeune

Several hundred Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina recently participated in the latest series of FASTPORT transportation forums for the trucking industry held at military bases throughout the United States. The goal of these events is to assist military service members transitioning into civilian life with the job search and hiring […]

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Tommy Fitzgerald Jr. acquires Performance Peterbilt of Bristol, LLC

Tommy Fitzgerald Jr. and Nick Bresaw of Fitzgerald Glider Kits finalized the purchase two Peterbilt dealerships in the south west region of Virginia. The two dealerships acquired, formerly Performance Peterbilt of Bristol, are located at 33392 Lee Hwy, Glade Spring, VA 24340 and 220 Kelly Rd, Fancy Gap, VA 24348. These dealerships will now be […]

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Predictive Cruise Control Technology Now Offered On International® On-Highway Trucks

nternational Truck announced it now offers new, predictive cruise control technology on its International® ProStar® and LoneStar® Class 8 on-highway trucks. Unlike conventional predictive cruise technology, International predictive cruise control uses preinstalled GPS maps and the latest commercial route data to make adjustments to cruising speed without the need to pre-drive the route. “Because the […]

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Western Star Adds 23,000-lb Front Steer Axle to 4700 Model

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., is pleased to announce the availability of a 23,000-lb front steer axle in its 4700 model. The Detroit™ axle is being offered in the set-forward and set-back configurations of the 4700. The heavy-duty axle is ideal for applications that require a higher front axle weight rating like snow plow, dump […]

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Kenworth Adds T680 76 -in Sleeper Pre -Wire Option for EpicVue Satellite TV Package for Fleets

Promoting Driver Retention and Recruitment New Kenworth T680 76-inch sleepers are now available with a Kenworth factory-installed, in-cab satellite TV pre-wire option to support EpicVue satellite television subscription service. EpicVue is a provider of premium in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry and available for fleets with 20 or more vehicles. The service […]

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Mack Showcases Application Excellence at Equipment Fleet Management National Conference

Mack Trucks showcased two models and its latest evolution of the Mack® integrated powertrain at the Equipment Fleet Management 2016 National Conference and Trade Show June 27-30 in Columbus, Ohio, demonstrating its commitment to meeting customer needs through application excellence. Visitors to the Greater Columbus Convention Center experienced the 2017 Mack powertrain, which delivers improved […]

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Volvo Trucks D13 Engine with Turbo Compounding Offers Increased Power and Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Trucks North America is adding a turbo compounding option for the Volvo D13 engine, bringing even more power and fuel efficiency to one of the industry’s most fuel-efficient engines. By converting wasted heat energy, the 13-liter D13 with turbo compounding improves fuel efficiency by up to 6.5 percent, while also delivering up to 100 […]

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PACCAR MX-11 Engine Offers More Productivity for Vocational Customers

Incorporating the latest advancements in PACCAR engine technology, the new 11-liter PACCAR MX-11 engine is allowing Kenworth customers to reap productivity benefits.   That’s the word from Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “The new PACCAR MX-11 engine is a great example of an engine that provides our customers with a substantial weight savings, while also […]

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Freightliner Trucks Presents 2016 Ride of Pride Truck to Schneider

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently presented the 2016 Ride of Pride truck to Schneider during a special ceremony commemorating military veterans. The Ride of Pride program was founded in 2002 by Ed Keeter, a Vietnam War veteran and former shift manager at DTNA’s manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C., as a way to recognize military […]

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International Truck Announces First Delivery of HX Series in Canada

International Truck announced that Lime Creek Logging Ltd. of British Columbia, has taken delivery of the first International® HX® Series in Canada, an HX620 truck configured for logging operations.  The International HX620 is a 120″ BBC set-back axle truck or tractor suitable for a variety of applications including heavy haul tractor, logging, construction dump and […]

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New Kenworth T680 Brochure Now Available

Kenworth has published a new Kenworth T680 brochure with the latest, comprehensive information on the company’s popular flagship on-highway truck.   Kenworth has expanded its offerings for the T680, which was originally launched four years ago as a 76-inch sleeper and day cab. The T680 is now also available with 52-inch and 76-inch mid-roof sleepers, […]

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Special Edition Model 567 Heritage Pays Tribute to Peterbilt’s Roots with Exclusive Features, Exceptional Performance

Peterbilt’s new Model 567 Heritage salutes the company’s beginnings by combining its most modern and technologically advanced work truck with distinctive styling and exclusive features inside and out, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 Heritage elevates the classic styling of Peterbilt with a package of unique features that will command attention on highways […]

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