Archive | April, 2013
TRP All-Makes Kenworth Dealer of the Year

Kenworth Honors Truckworx Kenworth as 2012 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year

CIT Group, Inc., Earns Kenworth’s Top Honor for TRP Parts Support Truckworx Kenworth was named Kenworth’s 2012 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada during the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Columbus, Miss. The Parts and Service Dealer of the Year award recognizes the Kenworth dealer that […]

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Navistar Begins Shipping MaxxForce 13-Liter with SCR

Navistar, Inc. announced that it has started shipping—ahead of schedule—its first International® ProStar® units powered by the company’s SCR-based MaxxForce 13 engine. The first units began shipping last Friday, April 26, from truck manufacturing plants in Escobedo, Mexico and Springfield, Ohio. Earlier in the month, the company received certification for the SCR-based 13-liter engine from […]

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Kenworth of Lincoln Opens New Dealership Location Near Interstate 80 and Highway 77 Interchange

Kenworth of Lincoln has opened a full-service dealership at a remodeled facility on property west of Lincoln near the U.S. Interstate 80 and Highway 77 interchange. A member of the Kenworth dealer network of nearly 340 locations in the United States and Canada, Kenworth of Lincoln is located on 24 acres off Exit 396 on […]

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 Volvo Trucks will now offer Volvo I-Shift transmission fluid, a fully synthetic SAE 75W-80 transmission lubricant engineered specifically for the Volvo I-Shift.

Volvo Trucks Introduces Transmission Fluid Formulated Exclusively for Volvo I-Shift

Volvo Trucks will now offer Volvo I-Shift transmission fluid, a fully synthetic SAE 75W-80 transmission lubricant, engineered specifically for the Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission. Depending on vehicle and application, Volvo I-Shift transmission fluid is approved for drain intervals up to 500,000 miles, which helps reduce operating costs. Volvo I-Shift Transmission Fluid SAE 75W-80 is […]

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15th Annual Truck Show

The 75 Chrome Shop is gearing up for the 15th Annual Truck Show 2013! The 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show has been held annually in Wildwood Florida since 1998. This popular event attracts a wide variety of trucks from across the country and is well known in show truck circles for its hospitality and relaxed […]

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Kenworth’s 90 Years of ‘Muddy Boots’ Heritage Benefits Customers Today

Kenworth 90th Anniversary Celebration During the early years of Kenworth’s 90-year history it was said that “Kenworth Engineers Wear Muddy Boots.” “The Muddy Boots name symbolized that Kenworth engineers and salespeople weren’t afraid to go in the field, crawl under trucks and get dirty. As we celebrate Kenworth’s 90th anniversary, we see history repeating itself.  […]

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Mack Launches Bulldog mDRIVE Transmission Fluid

Mack Trucks today introduced the Bulldog® mDRIVE™ Transmission Fluid SAE 75W-80, a new transmission fluid for its mDRIVE automated manual transmission. Engineered specifically to complement the exceptional performance and productivity of the mDRIVE, the transmission fluid is a fully synthetic, heavy-duty transmission lubricant. Bulldog mDRIVE transmission fluid delivers the lubrication, component protection and fuel economy […]

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Kenworth T440s Help California Agricultural Hauler Boost Bottom Line, Improve Driver Productivity and Comfort

Inside a conference room at Valley Farm Transport is a retired 1928 Kenworth truck. It stands as a testament to an appreciation of Kenworths throughout Kenworth’s 90-year history, which comes from a company with its own 50-year history of providing reliable service hauling agricultural products throughout Northern California. “I always liked Kenworth trucks,” said the […]

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State Highway Infrastructure and the Trucking Industry

For many motorists, repairing and improving state highways means one thing: inconvenience. After all, state highways don’t have as many diverse ways of adapting to reduced traffic patterns that their interstate cousins do, so they can be crippled by construction traffic quite easily. State highways are, however, important to our nation’s trucking industry, which is […]

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SmartWay-certified aerodynamic chassis fairings will be offered on Volvo VNM models for increased fuel economy.

Volvo VN Model Product Enhancements Increase Safety, Fuel Efficiency, Driver Comfort

Volvo Trucks announced three product enhancements to its VN models in North America as a part of its commitment to continuously improve the value of ownership for its customers. New Volvo air disc brakes, SmartWay-compliant aerodynamic chassis fairings and a mount for flat panel TVs were unveiled during the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show. “With every […]

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MHC Kenworth – Kansas City Receives 2012 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award

MHC Kenworth – Kansas City received the 2012 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently at the PACCAR Engine Company manufacturing plant in Columbus, Miss. MHC Kenworth – Kansas City recently received the 2012 Kenworth Dealer of the Year award. From left are […]

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Utility Releases a New Video Showcasing the Company’s Unique Foam-in-Place Technology

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 proprietary foam-in-place insulation process. Utility’s 3000R® reefer trailer features a unique 360-degree continuous foam-in-place process that fully insulates […]

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