Archive | February, 2013

Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul Program Gives New Life to D12 Engines

Volvo Trucks is now offering a three-year, 350,000 mile warranty for Volvo D12 engine owners who want to increase the longevity of their current vehicles with the Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul (GO™) program. “Volvo’s Guaranteed Overhaul program provides a flexible and economical option for maximizing the life of a vehicle and improving uptime,” said James Chenier, […]

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New York City Turns Others Green with Envy

Kenworth Hybrids Help Lower Emissions and Save Fuel It’s the city that never sleeps, but when managers for New York City’s department of sanitation, parks department, and DOT do, they often dream of ways to improve fleet fuel economy while lowering overall emissions. According to Spiro Kattan, supervisor of mechanics for the New York City […]

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Hino Trucks Innovative Model 195h Named ATD Medium Duty Commercial Truck of the Year

Hino Trucks Class 5 diesel-electric hybrid model 195h took home ATD’s 2013 Medium Duty Commercial Truck of the Year award. Hino has taken home this award each time a truck was submitted into the annual contest – Hino’s model 268 won in 2010 and in Model 338 won in 2011. Hino 195h was selected for […]

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Edwards 'transforms' into blockbuster movie set

9 Super Cool Semi Trucks You WON’T See Every Day

Whether we notice them or not, we all see our fair share of semi trucks on a daily basis – they’re everywhere! Well, while there are certainly plenty of every day semi-trucks on the road, we’ve compiled a list nine super cool, super unique semi-trucks that you WON’T see every day. 1. The Green Goblin: […]

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The MACK® mRIDE spring suspension, paired with the MACK® C150 /151 axle carriers, delivers superior performance for vocational applications.

Mack Raises the Bar with Suspensions Featuring Proprietary MACK® Axles

Mack Trucks launched its breakthrough MACK® Twin Y™ Air Suspension, the trucking industry’s first suspension to utilize an innovative Y-shaped high-strength steel design. Offered with proprietary MACK® axles, the Mack Twin Y Air Suspension delivers unmatched comfort, handling and fuel efficiency for highway customers desiring a smoother, more stable ride. The Twin Y is up […]

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Western Star to Host Third Annual ‘Serious Trucks Challenge’ at World of Concrete 2013

Public invited to test drive rugged construction-specific models and compete for NASCAR VIP package Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., announced that it will host its third annual “Serious Trucks Challenge” at World of Concrete 2013 in Las Vegas. The Serious Trucks Challenge will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 […]

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Freightliner 114SD

Freightliner Trucks Showcases First CNG Concrete Mixer at World of Concrete

Freightliner Trucks showcases its first 114SD concrete mixer with compressed natural gas (CNG) technology at the 2013 World of Concrete. The 114SD CNG concrete mixer will be on display among a diverse complement of severe duty mixer chassis at the Freightliner Trucks booth (#C6527). The 114SD CNG concrete mixer is equipped with the Cummins Westport […]

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Custom Truck Sales Opens Parts and Service Location in Brandon, Manitoba

Custom Truck Sales has opened a new parts and service facility in Brandon, Manitoba. A member of the Kenworth dealer network of nearly 340 locations in Canada and the United States, the nearly 14,000 square-foot Custom Truck Sales – Brandon facility is conveniently located just off the Trans-Canada Highway at 1240 Highland Avenue. The dealership […]

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The 13-liter MACK® MP8 engine offers increased power and performance and is again available in the MACK® TerraPro™ concrete pumper.

MACK® MP8 Engine Now Available in MACK® TerraPro™ Concrete Pumper

Mack Trucks today announced that its 13-liter MACK® MP8 engine is available in the MACK® TerraPro™ concrete pumper. The engine meets increased customer demand for high horsepower and torque in concrete pumper applications. The Mack MP8 features three ratings and special performance calibrations unique to the concrete pumping industry. Ratings of the MP8 range from […]

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Kenworth T370s are Salt of Earth For Clintar Landscape Management

Kenworths Stand Up in Harsh Road Salting Jobs From November through April, each of Clintar Landscape Management’s 40 Kenworth T370s faces not only brutal snow and ice conditions, but the corrosive environment that comes from working with salt. As the company’s mainstay truck in its snow removal business, the Kenworth T370 in single- and tandem-axle […]

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Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company Exceeds Production Milestone of 200,000 Reefer Trailers at its Utah Plants

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 that it has exceeded a production milestone, manufacturing over 200,000 reefer trailers at the company’s Clearfield, Utah manufacturing facilities. Utility’s first Clearfield, Utah plant opened in 1965 […]

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