Archive | October, 2012

Navistar to Close Garland Truck Plant to Improve Capacity Utilization and Drive Cost Improvements

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced that it intends to close its Garland, Texas, truck manufacturing operation as part of its efforts to reduce costs and optimize its manufacturing footprint.  Navistar intends to cease operations at the Garland facility by the first half of 2013. “Closing a facility is always difficult because of its […]

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Volvo Trucks is furthering its focus on technician training through the biennial VISTA competition, which tests the technical knowledge and hands-on abilities of Volvo service technicians (left). Through a partnership with WyoTech (right), Volvo is also working to train the next generation of Volvo technicians.

Volvo Trucks Furthers Technician Training Focus through Competition, Education

Volvo Trucks recently kicked off the 2012-2013 VISTA program in the U.S. and Canada. VISTA is the world’s largest competition for aftermarket personnel. Volvo technicians throughout North America will test their technical knowledge and hands-on prowess as they compete for a spot at the VISTA World Championship. As part of its ongoing focus on technician […]

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The fuel-efficient MACK® Super Econodyne, on tour throughout the U.S. and Canada, is specifically designed for on-highway applications, delivering optimal performance for dry van and refrigerated loads, as well as flatbed and bulk tank operations.

Mack Spreads the Word about Great Fuel Efficiency with Mack Super Econodyne North American Tour

Showcasing its industry leadership in fuel efficiency and powertrain integration, Mack Trucks recently launched a North American tour featuring the MACK® Super Econodyne powertrain package. Super Econodyne-equipped MACK® Pinnacle™ models are currently traveling between Mack dealers throughout the U.S. and Canada, giving customers an opportunity to experience the fuel economy and performance benefits of the […]

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Kenworth Adds Next Generation of PACCAR Proprietary Engines for 2013

Kenworth is enhancing its engine line-up for 2013 with the addition of the next generation of PACCAR proprietary engines, which are designed to deliver industry-leading performance, reliability and fuel efficiency. Kenworth customers can now specify the new PACCAR MX-13, PACCAR PX-9 and PACCAR PX-7 engines on new Kenworth truck orders placed through Kenworth dealers in […]

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Tony Sessions of Turner Motorsports Wins Freightliner Trucks Run Smart Hauler Challenge

The Freightliner Trucks Run Smart™ Hauler Challenge finale took place on Oct. 13, 2012, with Tony Sessions, driver of the #38 hauler for Turner Motorsports, claiming the grand prize and Freightliner Trucks trophy. Freightliner Trucks, the official hauler of NASCAR™, holds the competition every year to test the driving abilities of NASCAR team hauler drivers. […]

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Fontaine Revolution Hybrid

Fontaine Trailers Revolution Hybrid Flat

Sleek, aerodynamic shape cuts through the air with minimum drag coefficient. Unitized construction is lighter and dramatically improves strength and stability. Owner-operators report 10% better fuel efficiency! Aluminum front skirt for lighter weight and durability. Reinforced, sloped-approach upper coupler plate makes coupling easier and minimizes distortion. Modular sealed wiring harness for maximum resistance to corrosion. […]

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Haulin' Ash

2005 Peterbilt 379X Custom Rig

Haulin’ Ash One of the most wicked ash haulers on the road is a rare 2005 Peterbilt 379X called Haulin’ Ash, owned by Burningham Enterprises of American Fork, Utah, located about 20 miles south of Salt Lake City. For full story, visit Source:

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Navistar, Cummins Finalize Supply Agreements for Emissions Aftertreatment, Heavy-Duty Engines

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced it has reached definitive, long-term supply agreements for heavy-duty diesel engines and emissions aftertreatment technologies with Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI). Through these agreements, Navistar will offer the Cummins ISX15 in its International® ProStar®+, PayStar® and 9900 models. In addition, Navistar will utilize the proven Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system […]

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Mack Trucks Shows its Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Display of Pink Mack Granite

Mack Trucks is doing its part to raise awareness of the importance of breast cancer research this week by displaying a pink MACK® Granite® Medium Heavy Duty dump truck in front of Mack Trucks corporate headquarters in Greensboro. The truck display concludes a month of breast cancer awareness activities for employees, including a Think Pink […]

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Widow Maker

2004 Peterbilt 379 EXHD Custom Rig

Widow Maker A new association can join the ranks of more morbid widow makers, albeit for another reason: it’s a custom rig with killer looks. At least that’s how Todd and Beth Roccapriore see their newest creation in the Clean Slate Environmental fleet – their aptly named 2004 Peterbilt 379 EXHD, Widow Maker. For full […]

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Mack Pinnacle Axle Back Sleeper

Mack Highway Series Pinnacle Sleepers

The Mack Pinnacle Sleeper delivers comfort for drivers and managers. Drivers will enjoy the spacious cab and wraparound dash that provide easy viewing of gauges and instruments. The driver’s seat is plush and fully adjustable for plenty of leg and belly room. And in back, there’s plenty of storage and a thick, innerspring mattress. Managers will […]

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NorCal Kenworth

NorCal Kenworth Relocates Full-Service Facility to Morgan Hill

NorCal Kenworth recently relocated to an extensively renovated facility in Morgan Hill near U.S. Highway 101, which offers greater visibility and enhanced customer support. A member of the Kenworth dealer network of more than 325 locations in the United States and Canada, NorCal Kenworth – Morgan Hill is located on 3 acres facing U.S. Highway […]

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