Archive | December, 2012

3 Most Ignored Do’s While Finalizing a Trucking Company

Any small or big business with import and export services of their products tends to rely on a trucking company. This is because only such a service provider offers all the possible cargo transportation services. So, it is natural for a business to look for a trucking company. However, when businesses look for such a […]

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Bob Tasca III, driver and owner of Tasca Racing, receives the keys to his custom-designed MACK® Pinnacle™ model from Pat Meehan, Mack vice president of the Northeast Region. The custom-designed MACK® Pinnacle™ model will be used to transport the team’s car and equipment for the next three years.

Custom-Designed MACK® Pinnacle™ Model Unveiled to Bob Tasca III at Mack Customer Center

Bob Tasca III, the owner of Tasca Racing and one of the fastest drivers in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), visited the Mack Customer Center today to meet with employees and to see one of the custom-designed MACK® Pinnacle™ Axle Back model sleepers that will haul his team’s car and equipment for the next […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Insuring Your Big Rig

In the US, semi trucks (also referred to as 18-wheelers or tractor trailer) are known to carry a lot of weight. Logically speaking, the more weight carried by vehicles, the more damage is caused in case of an accident. For this reason, there are special insurance requirements to operate semi truck vehicles. Types of Insurance […]

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Rebate To OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases in 2013

Kenworth Truck Company announced that it will extend a successful rebate program with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) through 2013. Originally introduced 11 years ago, the program offers a $1,000 rebate to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks. Under the program, OOIDA members have purchased more than 8,000 Kenworth trucks […]

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Gone Postal

1997 Mack Custom Rig

Gone Postal When the company Robert Ewing works for, Hi-Plains Leasing, bought a ’97 Mack previously owned by the United States Post Office, turning the truck into a show rig was one use he hadn’t envisioned for the box-bodied, snub-nosed Gone Postal. Other than a paint job, Ewing and Hi-Plains used the truck as purchased […]

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Volvo Trucks’ entire range of model year 2014 heavy-duty tractors and trucks – VNL (top left), VNM (top right), VHD (bottom left) and VAH (bottom right) – are certified to EPA and NHTSA vehicle regulations.

Volvo Trucks Earns 2014 Greenhouse Gas Certification for Entire Class 8 Vehicle Lineup

Volvo Trucks announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have awarded all model year 2014 Volvo vehicles certificates of conformance under the first-ever greenhouse gas regulations for heavy trucks. “Volvo is committed to leadership in fuel efficiency, and to reducing the carbon footprint of our operations […]

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Mack’s complete lineup of model year 2014 truck and tractor models are fully compliant with EPA and NHTSA greenhouse gas 2014 regulations. (top left to bottom right) MACK® Pinnacle™, MACK® Granite®, MACK TerraPro™ and Titan by MACK™

Mack Receives Greenhouse Gas Certificates

Model Year 2014 Trucks and Tractors Certified as Compliant by EPA, NHTSA Mack’s full lineup of model year 2014 trucks and tractors is now certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in accordance with 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations. “Certification of Mack’s entire vehicle […]

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Fontaine Heavy-Haul

Fontaine Heavy-Haul Magnitude 35 Delivers Big Performance in a Small Package

Fontaine Heavy-Haul, the recognized technology leader in the lowbed trailer Industry, is introducing a heavy-haul trailer that handles a wide variety of hauling jobs with ease –the new Fontaine Magnitude® 35. This advanced technology heavy-haul trailer is loaded with important features that improve trailer durability and enhance operator convenience. Fabricated with 100,000# minimum yield steel […]

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Untouchable

2010 Kenworth W900 Custom Rig

Kenny Yeary’s Untouchable Small fleet owner and frac sand hauler Kenny Yeary’s 2010 Kenworth W900, which he bought new in March 2009, is the brainchild of his son Gary and son-in-law Jimmy Wiley, who convinced him to turn the stock rig into something different. For full story, visit www.customrigsmag.com/untouchable. Source: http://www.customrigsmag.com/media/photo_1596/1596?gallery_id=8400

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Kevin Flaherty, president of Mack Trucks North American Sales and Marketing, presents a check for $25,000 to New York City Commissioner of Sanitation John J. Doherty to support relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy. Pictured left to right are Flaherty, Doherty, Dan Wickline, director of government and municipal sales for Mack Trucks, and New York City Deputy Commissioner for Support Services Rocco DiRico.

Mack Supports Disaster Relief in New York City

Check Presented to Long-Time Mack Customer, the NYC Department of Sanitation Mack Trucks presented a $25,000 check today to New York City Commissioner of Sanitation John J. Doherty to support relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy. The donation will go to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to community and […]

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PACCAR PX-9

Kenworth Offers Extended Protection Plans for 2013 PACCAR PX-7 and PX-9 Engines

Kenworth now offers Extended Protection Plans for the new 2013 PACCAR PX-7 and PX-9 engines. The 6.7-liter PACCAR PX-7 delivers superior performance, minimizes operational costs and maximizes uptime for medium duty customers. The engine has a standard base warranty of 2 years with no mileage limit. The 8.9-liter PACCAR PX-9 possesses one of the highest […]

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The 2013 Freightliner Trucks Calendar Contest is Coming Soon

Here’s your chance to rule the road. Check back on January 1, 2013, to play Find This Freightliner. If you can tell Freightliner where the truck photographs were taken, you could win a prize!  Contest Details The 2013 Freightliner Trucks calendar is more than just a convenient way to track 365 days, 52 weeks and […]

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