Archive | January, 2013
KrieteGroup

Mack Honors the Kriete Group, Inc. for 60 Years as a Mack Dealer

Mack Trucks honored the service of one of its long-standing dealers, the Kriete Group, Inc., recently at the Mack Customer Center in Allentown, Pa. with a special tour and an award presented by Kevin Flaherty, president of Mack Trucks North American Sales & Marketing, and David Barletta, Mack Central Region vice president. For the last […]

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Getting Your Work Truck Ready for Winter

Winter weather and the harsh driving conditions that come with it can be hard on trucks, but Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America suggests that downtime can be minimized with proper maintenance procedures. Here is a list of winter preparation measures that should be part of every owner’s truck maintenance program. Some are routine and apply […]

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The Larson Group Dealer Profile

NextTruck: Tell us about your company’s history. The Larson Group: The Larson Group is family owned with several brothers in each location. Glenn Larson, President, and Kory Larson, Vice President, are in the Corporate offices located in Springfield, MO; Kevin Larson, Vice President, is in Fort Smith; Kyle Larson, Vice President, is located in O’ […]

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Mack Pinnacle Challenges World’s Strongest Men

Strongmen Compete for Fastest Time Pulling Tractor Thirty of the world’s strongest men challenged 19,000 pounds of pure Mack power during the recent MET-Rx World’s Strongest Man 2012 competition. Pulling a MACK® Pinnacle™ Axle Back model tractor was one of the qualifying events during the 35th annual competition conducted at the Commerce Casino and other […]

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Great Dane Announces New Branch Managers

Great Dane is pleased to announce leadership changes in its Atlanta, Memphis and Little Rock branches.  New mangers are as follows: Al Cox has added the position of Branch Manager of Great Dane’s Atlanta branch to his current responsibilities as Branch Manager of Great Dane’s Mobile and Birmingham branches.  Cox oversees new and used sales […]

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Vanguard Volvo

Volvo Trucks’ U.S. Dealer Network Strengthens Support Capacity in the Southeast

Investments by Volvo Trucks dealers throughout the Southeastern U.S. have resulted in a nearly 21 percent increase in work capacity in that region since January 2010. During this time, the dealer network has added 214 truck service bays and 230 Volvo-certified technicians. Parts inventory has grown by more than 20 percent. “We’re quite pleased with […]

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Tobby Donalson’s 1959 Peterbilt 351 Custom Rig

Tobby Donalson’s 1959 351 Retirement rewards: Two years after saying goodbye to the highway, independent owner-operator Tobby Donalson finished a rig he waited nearly 30 years for the time to rebuild just right. For full story, visit www.customrigsmag.com/retirement-rewards. Source: http://www.customrigsmag.com/media/photo_1636/1636?gallery_id=8400

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2013 Media Kit

NextTruck 2013 Media Kit

NextTruck releases their 2013 Media Kit. NextTruck offers simple and economical advertising solutions to meet your marketing goals and objectives. Sellers can list their products and services for a flat rate fee or choose the ‘List for Free, Pay for Results’ program. With a combination of online media and attendance at tradeshows and events, NextTruck […]

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Rogers-CobraNeck

Rogers New Optional CobraNeck

ROGERS® more than 100 years of successful trailer design and manufacturing is directly linked to their ability to anticipate the changing demands of the hauling industry. Their new CobraNeckmulti-ride height detachable gooseneck is an optional neck designed to make unhooking and delivering safer, faster and more convenient for today’s drivers. It allows increased ground clearance, […]

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Heavy Hauler

2006 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig – Heavy Hauler

Heavy Hauler When the need for a heavy haul comes in from customers, several rigs in the Lindamood Demolition trucking fleet can answer the call. More times than not it’ll be veteran driver Michael Briseno rolling in behind the wheel of Over the Top – a bright-blue tri-axle ’06 Pete powered by a 625 Cat. […]

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Wilson Trailers – Pacesetter

The most preferred grain trailer in North America! Up and down the highway and in and out of the field is just what the Pacesetter is designed to do – Premium performance when and where you need it. Engineered to maximize even weight distributions from steer axle to rear axle – You’ll feel confident in […]

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The addition of a second Bruckner Truck Sales location in Dallas (left) increased their total truck bays to 45, staffed by 33 service technicians. The Sweeten Truck Center parts showroom (right) gives a glimpse of the dealership’s $1.2 million in inventory.

Volvo Trucks Expands Customer Support Capabilities in the Lone Star State

Volvo Trucks’ dealer network is now even bigger in Texas. Since January 2010, work capacity has grown 32 percent at Volvo Trucks locations throughout Texas. State-wide dealer investments have resulted in an increase of 170 truck service bays, 138 Volvo-certified technicians and a 39 percent increase in parts inventory. “The increase in work capacity at […]

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