Archive | November, 2012

Freightliner Trucks Launches Cascadia 113 Natural Gas Demonstrator Program

Today at the American Trucking Associations’ Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking, Freightliner Trucks announced that it is now offering a customer demonstrator program for its all new Freightliner Cascadia® 113 natural gas day cab. Five customer demonstrator tractors will be available in the United States and Canada to provide customers direct experience with Freightliner’s […]

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Western Star Announces Updates to its Body Builder Book

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. announced updates to its Body Builder book. Version 2.1 of Western Star’s guide features the availability of two- and three-dimensional generic truck model layout drawings and includes a downloadable comprehensive power take-off compatibility section. The latest updates to Western Star’s Body Builder book continue to help equipment manufacturers easily troubleshoot […]

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The Bulldog Takes Manhattan

The Mack Bulldog is seen on the CBS building in New York City’s Times Square. Mack is running three different 10-second videos through Jan. 1 on the 26-by-20-foot SuperScreen. Each video is shown every hour and all feature Mack the Bulldog. The video messages include “Nothing Keeps you Going Like a Best Friend;” “Happy Holidays […]

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10 Trucks That Every Kid Wishes They Had

From an early age little boys are all about playing with toy trucks and wishing they were behind the wheel. Well, in honor of this young automotive enthusiasm we’ve decided to create a fantasy team of trucks – 10 amazing trucks that every kid wishes they had. 1. Original Bigfoot While there have been many […]

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Project 351

2009 Kenworth W900L Custom Rig

Project 351 Truck names come from a host of different origins – the occupation of the owner-operator, remembrance of a loved one, a favorite color, a movie hero or any number of other reasons. Two very custom rigs on the circuit take a different tack, getting their moniker from the wheelbase: Project 350 and Project […]

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Western Star 2013 Calendar Now Available

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. announced its limited edition 2013 calendar is now available. The engineering-inspired “Tough by Design” calendar features Western Star trucks across various applications, from logging and mining to on-highway and heavy-haul. Each month highlights Western Star’s customization capabilities, designed to tackle the most demanding jobs. Renowned artist Jeff Foster returns for […]

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(From left to right) Kaitlyn, Kim, Ryan and Justin Stauffer with Nadine and Doug Hohe enjoy a holiday celebration at the Mack Customer Center while viewing the Capitol Christmas Tree, hauled by a MACK® Pinnacle™, on the way to Washington, D.C.

The Bulldog Brings Cheer to the Mack Customer Center

  The 2012 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree hauled by a MACK® Pinnacle™ was showcased at the Mack Customer Center during a community holiday celebration. Mack Trucks provided the custom-decaled Mack Pinnacle Axle Back highway tractor transporting the tree and committed to support the project again in 2013. The 2012 tree and Mack Pinnacle, driven by […]

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On the Culinary Cutting Edge: Isuzu-Based Food Trucks to Debut this Fall

Isuzu and Mobi Munch Partner To Provide Consumers with the Latest in Mobile Dining Options Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., announced today that nine Isuzu NRR diesel cab chassis outfitted as food trucks by Mobi Munch, Inc., have been placed into service on college campuses throughout the United States. Now operating its three brands […]

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Western Star 4900 SB

Western Star Hits the Road to Showcase Fuel Efficient Package

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. announced that its 4900SB model with fuel efficient package is now touring dealerships across the United States. Scheduled for the remainder of the year and throughout 2013, the tour will highlight the fuel efficient features of the Western Star 4900SB FE truck. Equipped with the DetroitTM DD15 engine, the 4900SB […]

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Wallwork Kenworth Adds Parts and Service Location in North Dakota To Support Oilfield, Agricultural Businesses

Wallwork Kenworth has opened a new parts and service facility in Dickinson, N.D., to serve oilfield and local agricultural businesses. A member of the Kenworth dealer network of more than 330 locations in the United States and Canada, the 10,000 square-foot Wallwork Kenworth facility is conveniently located at 4741 West Villard St. near U.S. Highway […]

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Mack Trucks donated $25,000 to help with roof repair at the Mack South Fire Station in Allentown, Pa. The fire station was damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

Mack Donates $25,000 to the City of Allentown

Mack Trucks has donated $25,000 to the City of Allentown, Pa. to assist in its disaster relief efforts following damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The donation will be used to replace the roof at the Mack South Fire Station at 1902 Lehigh St., located near the Mack Customer Center in Allentown. “This storm hit very […]

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Kenworth Northeast Group

Kenworth of Buffalo Acquires Dealership in Boston Area, Changes Organization Name To Kenworth Northeast Group

Kenworth of Buffalo has acquired a Kenworth dealership in the Boston area and changed the name of its expanded, five-dealer organization to the Kenworth Northeast Group. The dealer group recently purchased the Kenworth dealership in Stoughton, Mass, along with territorial rights for Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island from Tri-State Kenworth in Enfield, Conn. As part […]

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