Archive | February, 2013
Monarch Beverage T440 CNG

Monarch Beverage Commits To CNG Kenworth T440s

As Fred Dufour looks out at Monarch Beverage’s fueling station, he knows that in only a couple of  years, this will nearly be all gone. “The need for diesel, that is,” Dufour said.  “Every year, our fleet of trucks consumes nearly 1 million gallons of diesel, but in 2015, we’ll be using less than 100,000 […]

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Visit NextTruck at the 2013 Work Truck Show

NextTruck and Rock & Dirt will be exhibiting at the 2013 Work Truck Show, March 6-8, in Indianapolis, IN at the Indiana Convention Center.   With over 500,000 square feet of Vocational Trucks and Equipment, the Work Truck Show is the Largest Work Truck Event in North America.  This premier industry event features the newest products, […]

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CIT Kenworth Chicago Opens Full-Service Facility in Mokena, Illinois

CIT Kenworth Chicago has opened its full-service dealership in a new state-of-the-art facility on property facing U.S. Interstate 80, between the LaGrange Exit 145 and the Harlem Exit 148A. CIT Group, Inc. has been a Kenworth dealer since 1975 and is a member of the Kenworth dealer network of nearly 340 locations in the United […]

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International CXT Video

The International CXT is one of the world’s biggest production pickup trucks. The CXT was developed from a 20-ton hauler and other severe service trucks. The truck is built on the same platform as International’s dump trucks and snowplows. Features of the CXT include: all-wheel drive; air brakes; towing, dumping, and tilt bed capability; a […]

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Lisa Kelly, of Ice Road Truckers and IRT: Deadliest Roads fame, is now the global ambassador for Worldtrucker, an online community for professional truck drivers and trucking enthusiasts.

Lisa Kelly to Reveal New Worldtrucker Smartphone App and Website at 2013 MATS

The Worldtrucker global online community is proud to announce celebrity truck driver Lisa Kelly, of the TV series Ice Road Truckers and IRT: Deadliest Roads, as its new global ambassador. Kelly and Worldtrucker will reveal the online community’s new smartphone app and website in the Volvo Trucks booth at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show in […]

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Kenworth Celebrates 90th Anniversary in 2013, Excellent Heritage Features Quality, Innovation and Technology

Kenworth Truck Company is celebrating its milestone 90th anniversary during 2013. With an excellent heritage of quality, innovation and technology, Kenworth has provided thousands of customers with The World’s Best® trucks over the decades. It all began in 1923 when Harry W. Kent and Edgar K. Worthington incorporated the Gersix Motor Company as “Kenworth”.  The […]

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Volvo Trucks Announces JOST International as New Standard Supplier of Fifth Wheels

Volvo Trucks will now equip fifth wheel coupling devices from JOST International as standard equipment on Volvo VN and VHD tractors manufactured at its Dublin, Va. plant, which assembles all Volvo trucks sold in North America. “Introduction of this new standard fifth wheel represents our ongoing focus on safety, driver productivity and customer value,” said […]

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C-B Kenworth Expands Customer Support with Parts and Service Facility in Auburn, Maine

C-B Kenworth is expanding its customer support with the opening of a parts and service facility in Auburn, Maine, located about a mile north of Exit 75 on U.S. Interstate 95 (Maine Turnpike). A member of the Kenworth dealer network of nearly 340 locations in the United States and Canada,   C-B Kenworth – Auburn is […]

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Rocky Mountain Great Dane

Great Dane Welcomes New Dealer for the Western Region

Great Dane is pleased to add Rocky Mountain Great Dane (also known as S&P Brake Supply) to its full-service dealer network.  The company is headquartered in Billings, Montana. “We are delighted to have a partner like Rocky Mountain Great Dane in the western region, where nearly all market segments are benefitting from the domestic oil […]

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Roll Stability Control now Available on Western Star Trucks

Western Star trucks, Inc. announced that Meritor’s WABCO Roll Stability Control System is now available on Western Star 4700, 4800 and 4900 truck models equipped with Meritor’s anti-lock braking system. Ideal for on-highway and vocational applications, RSC assists drivers in maintaining vehicle control by monitoring road conditions and automatically intervening when a rollover risk is […]

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Kenworth T680 Named ATD Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year

The aerodynamic Kenworth T680 with the PACCAR MX-13 engine was named the 2013 Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers (ATD) at the annual ATD Convention and Expo in Orlando, Florida. “Kenworth is very pleased to earn the tremendous honor of being the 2013 ATD Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of […]

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Mack Donates MACK® Granite® to Benefit the Concrete Industry Management Program

Mack Trucks donated a MACK® Granite® Axle Back model to the eighth annual Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Auction conducted during the 2013 World of Concrete at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Outfitted with a 10.5 cubic-yard standard mixer drum donated by McNeilus Co., the Mack Granite model was auctioned during the live portion of the […]

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