Archive | December, 2012
T370 Front Frame Assembly

Kenworth T370 Adds Front Frame Assembly Option for Customer-Installed Winch Bumpers

Kenworth has introduced a new, heavy-duty front frame assembly option for its Kenworth T370 medium duty truck that makes it easy for body builders to install customer winch bumpers. The new Kenworth T370 option includes durable Austempered ductile iron (ADI) cast front drive brackets, 3/8-inch thick steel front adapters, enhanced radiator crossmember assembly brackets, and […]

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International 9900 Series

International 9900 Series

Make a bold statement about your independent spirit with the International® 9900. Built with all your needs in mind, this truck delivers on both style and performance. It begins outside with cutting-edge aerodynamics, reducing drag by up to 10%. And comfort will never be an issue with ergonomic features like the luxurious swivel captain’s chairs, […]

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Vigilante

2000 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig – Vigilante

Vigilante Vigilante, Outlaw Custom’s 2000-model Peterbilt 379 extended hood entry into the Big-Rig Build-Off in Louisville in 2009, would have been Australia’s Main Force Patrol’s “Mad Max” Rockatansky’s kind of wheels: intimidating to the core. For full story, visit www.customrigsmag.com/vigilante. Source: http://www.customrigsmag.com/media/photo_1905/1905?gallery_id=8400

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Rebate To ANCAI Members in Quebec on 2013 Qualifying Vocational Truck Purchases

Kenworth Truck Company is offering a 2013 rebate program for members of the L’Association Nationale des Camionneurs Artisans (ANCAI) in Quebec. The program offers a $1,000 ($US) rebate to ANCAI members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth vocational trucks used in the transportation of gravel, asphalt, sand, rock and snow. Eligible Kenworth trucks under the […]

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Freightliner Coronado SD for Heavy Hauling

The Coronado® SD is the ultimate work truck: powerful, rugged and versatile. It can haul anything from granite to logs to heavy equipment with ease — across severe terrain, down a mountain and around hairpin curves. We’ve designed it to be dependable, comfortable and profitable. So it can take you and your business to new […]

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Pumped Up

2007 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig – Pumped Up

Pumped Up Most truck customizers aren’t satisfied with a one-time pass at performing their magic. They keep finding new ways to transform their vehicles. Such is the case with Jake Lindamood and his 2007 Peterbilt 379. For full story, visit www.customrigsmag.com/pumped-up. Source: http://www.customrigsmag.com/media/photo_1790/1790?gallery_id=8400

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Class Act

1995 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig

Class Act Class Act, a 1995 Peterbilt 379 in the Paul K. Young Memorial Truck Beauty Show competition in Louisville, isn’t your typical truck show entry. It’s not the creation of a working owner-operator, custom shop, fleet or dealer. The folks who beautified this truck, in some cases, don’t even have their driver’s license. Class […]

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Mack Trucks is integrating American-made JOST International fifth wheels as a standard feature on MACK® Pinnacle™, Titan by Mack and MACK Granite® model trucks.

Mack Selects JOST International to Supply American-Made Fifth Wheels

Committed to delivering greater customer value, Mack announced today that JOST International, a global manufacturer of fifth wheels, landing gears and kingpins, will supply fifth wheel coupling devices as a standard feature on MACK® Pinnacle™, Titan by Mack and MACK Granite® model trucks. Manufactured in Greeneville, Tenn., JOST fifth wheels have been a value-added option […]

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NextTruck Offering Special Print Editions at the U.S. Trucking Shows Next Year

NextTruck will be accommodating the massive crowds at next year’s largest trucking shows, the Mid-America Trucking Show and The Great American Trucking Show. NextTruck will be offering 2 special print editions of their magazine to provide buyers with a valuable resource to find their next truck or trailer. These two trucking shows bring over 100,000 […]

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Kenworth Employees Donate Nearly 7,500 Pounds of Food To Northwest Harvest in Washington State

Food Delivered in Kenworth T270 In the spirit of the holiday season, Kenworth employees at the company’s headquarters in Kirkland, Wash., recently conducted a food drive that resulted in a donation of nearly 7,500 lbs. of food to Northwest Harvest. “It was a very generous effort by Kenworth employees to help aid the less fortunate […]

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StarNation

New Star Nation Fan Site Connects Western Star Truck Enthusiasts

Fans of Western Star trucks can now join a new website, www.StarNation.com, devoted to the custom truck brand. Featuring news, forums, galleries and more, Star Nation connects Western Star truck owners, operators and enthusiasts by providing an interactive platform to share topics of interest. Created in collaboration with Western Star and managed by Western Star […]

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Navistar Shipping International ProStar+ Units with Cummins ISX15 Ahead of Schedule

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced that the company is shipping to customers its first 300 International® ProStar®+ Class 8 on-highway tractors equipped with the Cummins ISX15, achieving another important milestone in the launch of the company’s SCR-based clean engine technology. “Reaching its ‘OK-to-Ship’ milestone on December 14th – 5 days ahead of schedule […]

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