Archive | August, 2013

2013 Great American Trucking Show

The 2013 Great American Trucking Show will be at the Dallas Convention Center August 22-24, 2013.  NextTruck will be exhibiting at booth # 22158 demonstrating – Stop by and see us. The Great American Trucking Show is the nation’s second-largest trucking trade show and offers attendees a wide variety of industry exhibitors and informational […]

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Navistar Begins Production of International TranStar with 13 Liter SCR Engine

Navistar, Inc. announced the launch of its International® TranStar® regional haul tractor with MaxxForce® 13 engine with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions technology. The TranStar is the fifth heavy-duty International® truck model to transition to SCR technology since December 2012. “We continue to rapidly increase our 15-liter and 13-liter product coverage and we remain on […]

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Utility Tri-State Opens a New Location in Oklahoma City

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 opening of Utility Tri-State, Inc.’s new Oklahoma City, OK location. Established in 1973, Utility Tri-State is part of Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company’s independent dealer network. In addition […]

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Kenworth Northwest Opens Full-Service Dealership in Lakewood, Washington, Just South of Tacoma

Kenworth Northwest has opened a new 26,400-square-foot, full-service facility in Lakewood, Wash., that offers easy access to U.S. Interstate 5. “We’re responding to the needs of our customers and other truck operators for a new location in the South Puget Sound area,” said Marshall Cymbaluk, dealer principal and president of Kenworth Northwest. “The new Kenworth […]

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Eaton Manual Transmissions Now Available in Freightliner Cascadia® with Westport Natural Gas Engines

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has announced that the company’s lineup of manual transmissions are now available as an option on Freightliner chassis equipped with Cummins Westport™ ISX-12 G heavy-duty natural gas engines. The Eaton transmissions will debut on Freightliner Cascadia® day cabs with Westport engines that are scheduled to go into production in September of […]

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Freightliner Cascadia Sleeper Now Available with Factory-Installed Natural Gas Technology

Freightliner Trucks announced that its Freightliner Cascadia® natural gas-powered tractors will be available with a 48-inch sleeper cab. The natural gas-powered Cascadia will also be available with factory-installed compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks. Equipped with the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine (with ratings up to 400hp […]

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Kenworth T880 Contest Winners Receive Trip To Ohio For Special Test Drive, Plant Tour

When Jon Kibler of Bowmansville, N.Y., and Bryce Pinnell of Morrisonville, Ill., heard they were winners in the recent Kenworth T880 Test Drive Contest, they especially looked forward to becoming among the first truck drivers to drive the new Kenworth T880. Introduced at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show, the T880 builds upon Kenworth’s distinguished 90-year […]

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