Archive | January, 2013
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Continued High Rankings for Hino Trucks from JD Power and Associates

Hino Trucks’ latest round of accolades from J.D. Power and Associates, including a five-for-five consecutive highest ranking for the Hino medium-duty engine, reaffirming that when it comes to the voice of the customer or customer satisfaction with medium duty truck engines and transmissions, Hino consistently ranks highest in customer satisfaction. The current awards are, Hino […]

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Kenworth and PACCAR Financial Announce Medium Duty Extended Warranty Program

Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Financial announce a 2013 Extended Warranty Program for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 5-7 factory trucks financed through PACCAR Financial. Kenworth customers may receive a 2-year / 200,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty by choosing PACCAR Financial to finance purchases of new Kenworth Class 5-7 trucks. PACCAR Financial rates […]

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T440 CNG Mixer

Kenworth to Showcase New 2013 PACCAR MX-13 Engine, Five Mixer Trucks at World of Concrete

Lineup Features Two Natural Gas Mixers Kenworth’s newest engine offering and latest vocational product line for ready mix operators and construction businesses will be on display at the World of Concrete Show Feb. 4-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Kenworth’s World of Concrete booth (C5602) features a lineup of five Kenworth mixer trucks, including […]

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Mack Trucks named Tri-State Truck Center, Inc. its 2012 North American Distributor of the Year. Pictured from left to right are Kevin Flaherty, president of Mack Trucks North American Sales & Marketing, Jim Maddox, Tri-State Truck Center president and dealer principal, Steve Dupuis, Tri-State vice president of sales and marketing, Rod Maddox, Tri-State CEO, and Dennis McDaniel, Mack Southeast Region vice president.

Mack Honors Tri-State Truck Center, Inc as 2012 Distributor of the Year

Mack Trucks today announced that Tri-State Truck Center, Inc. of Memphis, Tenn. is its 2012 North American Distributor of the Year. The annual award recognizes the top-performing distributors within Mack’s North American dealer network based on sales, facilities, service, general management, customer satisfaction, parts, personnel and community service. Tri-State Truck Center has a history of […]

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K-1350 extension , vehicle on a lift

The Kiene Wheel Grabber Reaches New Heights

Kiene has developed a new adapter for its K-1350 Wheel Grabber. The new “Extender” allows a technician to safely remove seized wheels from vehicles on a floor lift. The Kiene Wheel Grabber is a well-established tool for removing seized wheels from heavy duty tractors, trailers and buses, as well as Ford super-duty applications. It allows […]

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Kenworth and PACCAR Financial Offer Class 8 Extended Warranty Program

Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Financial are offering an Extended Warranty Program for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks financed through PACCAR Financial. Under the program, which is good through March 31, 2014, Kenworth customers may receive a 3-year / 300,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty by choosing PACCAR Financial to finance […]

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Volvo Safety Award

Volvo Seeks Safest North American Fleets for 2013 Volvo Trucks Safety Award

Volvo Trucks is searching for the safest fleets in North America to recognize them with the annual Volvo Trucks Safety Award. For the fifth consecutive year, two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs will receive $25,000 to be used toward their safety-related activities. Volvo Trucks will again join Michelin in sponsoring […]

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Utility Releases a New Video Showcasing the Company’s Real-World Test Track

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers is pleased to announce the release of a new video showcasing the company’s real-world test track. The test track video features an exclusive interview with Craig Bennett, Senior Vice President, Sales […]

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Ripe N Ready

1994 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig

Ripe-N-Ready Owner-operator Ronnie King hauls refrigerated goods and general freight nationwide under his own authority in his bright yellow 1994 Peterbilt 379. King built the aptly named Ripe-N-Ready in his shop, adding an aftermarket hood and bunk, stretching the frame 30 inches and converting the stand-up sleeper into a flattop. The truck is powered by […]

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Kenworth Names 2013 Dealer Council, Enhances Excellent Customer Support

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2013 Kenworth Dealer Council members. Leading executives from among the nearly 340 Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the prominent council. The council works closely with Kenworth to enhance and promote the trucking industry’s strongest dealer network in a continuing effort to provide superior customer […]

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Mack will now offer its Purebred Overhaul Program for MACK® E7 engines. The overhaul program provides extended warranty coverage for up to three years or 350,000 miles.

Mack Launches Overhaul Program for Legacy Engines

Mack now offers a new engine overhaul program to better serve MACK® E7 engine owners. The Mack Purebred Overhaul program is an industry standout, offering extended warranty coverage of up to three years or 350,000 miles. “Mack’s trucks are known for reliability and durability, and our customers hold on to their trucks a long time,” […]

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Freightliner Introduces High-Visibility Truck-Lite LED Headlamps

Freightliner Trucks today announced the availability of high-performance LED headlamps custom-engineered for the Freightliner Cascadia® by Truck-Lite Co. LLC. The new headlamps will also be available as an aftermarket retrofit option from Freightliner dealers across North America. “We’re proud to add Truck-Lite LED headlamps to the Freightliner aftermarket parts offering,” said Todd Biggs, director, aftermarket […]

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