Archive | September, 2013

Charlie Steers a Volvo FMX in the New Film ‘The Hamster Stunt’

A year after launching ‘The Ballerina Stunt’, Volvo Trucks is back with a series of new stunts. After the revelation of ‘The Hook’ comes the next film: ‘The Hamster Stunt’. Here the aim is to demonstrate how easy it is to steer a Volvo FMX equipped with Volvo Dynamic Steering by letting a hamster guide […]

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Kenworth Launches 2013 Kenworth Road Tour

Stars New Kenworth T880, Kenworth T680 52-inch Sleeper, and Tour Trailer Exhibits Kenworth Truck Company today launched the 2013 Kenworth Road Tour. The tour takes the new Kenworth T880 vocational model and the Kenworth T680 on-highway model with the new mid-roof 52-inch sleeper on the road to special customer events hosted by 34 Kenworth dealerships […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Advanced Technologies During Energy Summit & Fair

Peterbilt Motors Company showcased advanced technologies developed to optimize commercial vehicle fuel efficiency during the annual Energy Summit & Fair held on the campus of the University of North Texas (UNT), home of the PACCAR Technology Institute. The event was hosted by U.S. Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D., who serves on the House Energy and […]

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Freightliner Trucks Gears up for September Sweepstakes with NASCAR® -themed Hauler Challenge Game

Freightliner Trucks, the Official Hauler of NASCAR, announces its NASCAR Weekend “Freightliner Hauler Challenge” Sweepstakes. Running Sept. 1-28, 2013, the sweepstakes is part of the popular and newly enhanced “Freightliner Hauler Challenge: Journey to Homestead” app, and gives users the opportunity to win one of four all-expense-paid trips to Florida for the chance to see […]

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Kenworth Now Offers T680 Aerodynamic Steel Bumper

Kenworth now offers a new, aerodynamic steel bumper as an option for the Kenworth T680. The new, two-piece, steel bumper has a rugged, durable design for a higher level of protection in the event of bumper impacts, while retaining the aerodynamics and aesthetics of the Kenworth T680’s current standard composite bumper. “It’s the first time […]

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Navistar Adds Cummins ISB for Trucks and Buses

Navistar International Corporation announced the expansion of its medium-duty engine offerings to include the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine for International® DuraStar® medium-duty trucks and IC Bus™ CE Series school buses. “Adding the proven, market accepted Cummins ISB to our line-up is a key part of our strategy to offer our customers the most comprehensive medium-duty […]

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Jackson Group Peterbilt Opens New Facility Among the Largest Truck Dealers in the Industry

Salt Lake City is home to the newest Peterbilt dealership in the company’s 271-dealer network with the relocation of Jackson Group Peterbilt’s flagship store to an outstanding 128,000 square-foot facility. The new, full-service dealership includes 2,500 square-feet of retail display space and 70 service bays – six of which are certified for the maintenance and […]

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