Archive | November, 2012
Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, official driver of the MACK® Pinnacle™ bound for the U.S. Capitol, shares his experiences as a truck driver with Kandy Kilbreth, a U.S. Forest Service Job Corps student.

Mack Partners with U.S. Forest Service Job Corps to Provide On-the-Job Training

Recognizing that cultivating a strong pipeline of qualified drivers is vital to the future success of the trucking industry, Mack Trucks partnered with the U.S. Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers (JCCCC) to offer a ride-along opportunity for a Job Corps student. Kandy Kilbreth, 24, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., rode along in a MACK® […]

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Motor Master

1987 Kenworth K100E Custom Rig

Motormaster By his own admission, Travis Lyon was “a man in need of a project,” and on a long drive down Tennessee highways “to just get out and clear my head,” he stumbled upon an old junkyard ’87 model Kenworth K100E Aerodyne that, several years before, he wanted to buy and turn into an actuality […]

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Hino Trucks Deploys the Road to Recovery Assistance Program for Customers Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Hino Trucks announced to its dealers in the New York Metropolitan and Northeast regions today its Road to Recovery Assistance Program to aid in the recovery effort of its dealers and customers from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. “We have seen first-hand the devastation and impact of Hurricane Sandy. Many of our customers have lost […]

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Navistar’s First International Prostar+ with Cummins ISX15 (SCR) Rolls Off Production Line

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that the first International® ProStar®+ Class 8 on-highway tractor equipped with the Cummins ISX15 and SCR-based Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system rolled off the production line this week at the company’s Escobedo, Mexico plant. “This is a great accomplishment for Navistar and an important milestone as we bring […]

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Trail King UltraLite Bottom Dump Trailers

STANDARD EQUIPMENT* 22,500# Axles 3-Leaf Suspension Duralite Piloted Hubs Centrifuse Drums 22.5 x 8.25 10-Hole Hub Piloted Disc Wheels 11R22.5 Radial 14 Ply Tires Variable Valve Control w/ Pendant **2S/1M Anti-Lock Brake System 48″ 5th-Wheel Height Gate Mounted Pin Style Landing Gear Front & Rear Striker Plates Aluminum Front & Rear Fenders Lightweight Pushblock Trail […]

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Navistar Mobilizes Dealer Network to Aid East Coast Fleets

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) has initiated Operation Assist, a disaster relief program put into effect to help in Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts on the East Coast to get International Truck customers back in business as soon as possible. Through Operation Assist, Navistar is coordinating with its International Truck North American dealer network and International […]

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Sterling Trucks Acterra

From box truck to P&D van, the Acterra, with a Class 5-8 operating range, handles like a pickup, but has the strength of a solid work tool. Its steel cab has the same strength and durability as the L-Line. The medium-duty Acterra is a favorite among drivers for its power, cab room, and visibility. And […]

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Rum Runner

1989 Peterbilt Custom Rig – Rum Runner

Rum Runner. Dead Man’s Chest, the Cat-powered ’89 Peterbilt he drives for Jessica Martinez Trucking out of nearby Mira Loma, isn’t the work of some big-money shop or deep-pocket owners such as the Brinker’s show truck born from the same movie theme. It’s just the opposite: All the work was done on a very limited […]

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International ProStar+

ProStar®+ is a driver’s truck. A more productive truck. The most efficient and innovative Class 8 truck on the road. How did we achieve this? By talking to fleet managers and drivers like you about the challenges you face and the features you need. After all, you’re the ones who turn our trucks into your […]

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Papé Kenworth – Eugene Relocates Full-Service Facility to Coburg, Oregon

Papé Kenworth – Eugene has relocated its full-service location to an extensively renovated facility in Coburg, Ore., with excellent access to Interstate 5 off Exit 199 for customer convenience. A member of the Kenworth dealer network of more than 325 locations in the United States and Canada, Papé Kenworth – Eugene is located on a […]

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Capitalizing on a legacy of excellence in racing, Mack Trucks is sponsoring Tasca Racing, an NHRA Mello Yello Series Race Team.

The Bulldog Hits the Track

Mack Trucks to Sponsor Tasca Racing Mack Trucks today announced that the company is sponsoring Tasca Racing, a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Series race team based in Charlotte, N.C. As part of the three-year agreement, Mack will provide three SmartWay-certified MACK® Pinnacle™ Axle Back model sleepers, which will transport the Tasca race […]

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Wabash DuraPlate Dry Vans

For over a decade, fleets of all sizes have experienced the technological advantages and unmatched value of DuraPlate dry vans. Designed to provide a low total cost of ownership, DuraPlate dry vans incorporate innovative, high-quality features that reduce maintenance costs, maximize cube capacity, and extend equipment life. With over 300,000 on the road today, DuraPlate […]

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