Archive | July, 2013

Freightliner Cascadia Evolution Surpasses 15,000 Orders

Freightliner Trucks announced that its 2014 Cascadia® Evolution has surpassed more than 15,000 orders since the model’s start of production in March 2013.  The Cascadia Evolution is pacing the industry in terms of order intake for long-haul applications that demand the highest level of fuel efficiency. Powered by the newly designed Detroit™ DD15® engine, the […]

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The Road is Calling

At this point in time, one can hardly take any profession and claim that it is strictly a “man’s world”. There is no greater proof of this statement than the growing presence of women in the trucking industry. This profession has long been thought of as one that had no place for women or was […]

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Utility Releases New Video Featuring Dealer Testimonials

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 independent dealer network. “The new video provides a glimpse of why Utility has the strongest dealer network in […]

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Shown is Rick Duke's Kenworth T680.

Kenworth T680 Receiving Thumbs Up Reviews from Owner-Operators and Company Drivers

Back in 2002, when Rick Duke was 21, he began his career in truck driving behind the wheel of a 1993 Kenworth W900.  Hauling sand and gravel with an end-dump, Duke said it was hard to believe the company truck he was assigned to had 1.5 million miles on the odometer.  “It was just a […]

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Hino Trucks Elevates Service with a New Preventative Care Program

Hino Trucks announces a new preventive service care program for their 195 diesel model trucks called HinoCare. The two-year or 60,000 mile maintenance program is available on all 2013MY and 2014MY 195 and 195 double cab trucks delivered between July 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014 and is free of charge to the customer. While […]

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Dana’s Spicer® Pro-40™ Light-Weight Tandem Axle Technology Selected by TMC Transportation

Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced that TMC Transportation, the largest privately held flatbed carrier in the United States, has specified Spicer® Pro-40™ tandem axles on the company’s order of 1,500 Peterbilt 579 on-highway trucks. Following a standard replacement schedule, TMC Transportation will purchase 1,500 new tractors over the next two years. The Spicer Pro-40 […]

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Kenworth K270 and K370 Cabovers Offer New Option For Adding a Second 45-Gallon Fuel Tank

Kenworth’s K270 and K370 medium duty cabovers now offer the option of a second 45-gallon fuel tank, providing customers with greater range and longer operating times between refuelings. The second, 45-gallon rectangular fuel tank utilizes approximately 28 inches of frame space, clearance between the battery box and the fuel tank is nearly 5-1/2 inches, and […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Recognizes 44 Masters of Quality

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has recognized 44 North American manufacturers from the United States, Canada, and Mexico as recipients of its highest award for its suppliers: the 2012 Masters of Quality Supplier Award.  The selected suppliers provide top quality components for Freightliner and Western Star truck brands. The annual program, now in its 26th […]

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For 90 Years, Kenworth Has Developed Innovations Focused on Customer Needs

Kenworth 90th Anniversary Celebration Kenworth’s core values of quality, innovation and technology have remained steadfast in its efforts to build The World’s Best® trucks for customers throughout the company’s 90-year history. “Innovation has been a part of Kenworth’s heritage since its founding. Our engineers have always looked for ways to use the latest technology to […]

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Dana - Spicer S110 Axle

Navistar Selects Dana Axles, Driveshafts for Newest Vehicle

Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has been named the standard and exclusive supplier of steer axles, drive axles, and driveshafts on the new International TerraStar 4×4 medium-duty truck. Navistar recently began customer deliveries of the all-wheel-drive vehicles. “Not only do Spicer axle and driveshaft technologies offer best-in-class performance and efficiency, but […]

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American Carrier Equipment Delivers Industry’s Lightest, Strongest and Most Advanced All-Steel Bottom Dump Trailer

At 9,680 lbs., new super-steel belly dump is 30 percent lighter, handles better, discharges cleaner and pays for itself with extra load capacity American Carrier Equipment – a leading trailer manufacturer serving construction, aggregate, mining, refining, asphalt, refuse, chemical and industrial processing industries – announced that its new, ultra-high-tensile-strength steel bottom dump trailer is now […]

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Team Run Smart Website Earns Gold Peak Award

Freightliner Trucks announced that its “Team Run Smart” website received a 2013 Gold Peak Award from the Colorado American Marketing Association. The Peak Awards recognize the state’s top marketing work across multiple channels, ranging from advertising and publishing to design and online marketing. An open online community offering a wealth of industry resources, Team Run […]

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