Archive | January, 2014
Volvo Trucks Gear

Volvo Trucks Unveils New North American Gear for the Modern Professional Truck Driver

Volvo Trucks’ 2014 North American merchandise collection is now available for order through the Volvo Trucks Gear website. “Volvo Trucks’ distinctive, modern gear matches today’s professional truck drivers, who are more digitally connected and progress-oriented than ever before,” said Magnus Koeck, Volvo Trucks vice president, marketing and brand management. “The new gear is about the […]

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Last Call for Influential Woman in Trucking Award Candidates!

Your nominations for the 2014 Influential Woman in Trucking award are due Friday, January 31, 2014. The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) and Navistar are hosting this award to recognize women who make or influence key decisions in a corporate, manufacturing, supplier, owner-operator, driver, sales or dealership setting.   Nominations should be submitted online at http://www.influentialwomanintruckingaward.com/. […]

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Volvo Trucks to Again Recognize Safest North American Fleets with Annual Safety Award

Volvo Trucks will once again recognize North America’s safest fleets with the Volvo Trucks Safety Award. Two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs will receive the annual award and $25,000 to be used toward their safety-related activities. “Safety is a top issue each year for Volvo Trucks and the entire industry,” […]

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Navistar Sweeps 2014 ATD Truck of the Year Honors

Navistar swept the competition during this week’s annual American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention and Exposition in New Orleans with the International® ProStar® with Cummins ISX15 engine with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) named “2014 Heavy-Duty Commercial Truck of the Year” and the International® TerraStar® 4×4 named “2014 Medium-Duty Commercial Truck of the Year.” “It is an […]

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A new Freightliner Cascadia 113 day cab leaves a natural gas fueling station in Rock Hill, S.C. after taking on its first fill-up of compressed natural gas (CNG). Con-way Freight, one of the nation's leading commercial trucking firms, took delivery of the unit recently and is putting it into service in the Texas market. Featuring the Cummins Westport ISX 12 G natural gas-powered engine, it's Freightliner's first Cascadia 113 day cab with factory installed tanks to go into service.

Con-way Freight Expands Freightliner Natural Gas-Powered Tractors in its Fleet

Con-way Freight (NYSE:CNW), one of the top transportation providers in the country, has added Freightliner Cascadia 113 natural gas-powered tractors to its fleet. Freightliner began production of the Freightliner Cascadia 113 natural gas-powered tractors in August 2013, and these Con-way Freight units are the first Cascadia day cabs with factory-installed compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks […]

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Peterbilt Marks Milestone: 75 Years of Innovation, Excellence

From the very first truck custom built in 1939 to the newest Models 579 and 567, Peterbilt has defined commercial vehicle performance, styling and quality. In 2014, the company celebrates 75 years of innovation and excellence with commemorative events throughout the year that include a North American tour with a specialized anniversary trailer, a limited-edition […]

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Volvo Trucks Names Nacarato Volvo 2013 North American Dealer of the Year

Nacarato Volvo of Nashville, Tenn. has been named Volvo Trucks’ 2013 North American Dealer of the Year. The annual award recognizes Nacarato Volvo’s organization and employees for overall accomplishment and performance. Selection criteria for the award includes outstanding performance in new truck sales, market share, parts sales and parts sales growth, customer satisfaction, dealer operating […]

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Kenworth to Showcase T880 Mixer with PACCAR MX-13 Engine at World of Concrete

Kenworth will feature the Kenworth T880 with the PACCAR MX-13 engine and a mixer body in its booth (C6203) during the World of Concrete Show Jan. 21-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The new Kenworth T880 recently entered into full production.  At the show, the T880 mixer on display will include a PACCAR MX-13 […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Readies New Loyalty Program

Truck Bucks will reward customers on repeat parts and service purchases Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announces a new customer loyalty program for owner-operators and small fleets.  Known as Truck Bucks, this loyalty program will be aimed at rewarding customers with parts and service specials at Freightliner, Western Star, Detroit and Thomas Built Buses service […]

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Navistar Launches Truck Configurators for International ProStar, DuraStar and TerraStar Models

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced the availability of its new, re-designed online truck configurators for International® ProStar®, DuraStar®,  and TerraStar® models on Internationaltrucks.com.  The configurators allow customers to virtually design, build and customize their International Truck’s cab, exterior, interior, powertrain and more. “We know that an increasing number of customers in the commercial truck […]

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Kenworth T680 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Available with Optional Upper Bunk and Aerodynamic Roof Fairing

Kenworth has enhanced its 52-inch mid-roof sleeper offering with the addition of an optional upper bunk and aerodynamic roof fairing for the Kenworth T680. The optional, 28-inch wide, comfortable foam upper bunk is now available with the Kenworth T680 52-inch sleeper for regional haul applications that require a second sleeper berth. The upper bunk is […]

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Peterbilt to Showcase New Model 567, Other Vocational Trucks at 2014 World of Concrete

Peterbilt Motors Company will feature its new all-purpose vocational Model 567 and several other vehicles during World of Concrete in Las Vegas, January 21-24. “Customer reception of the all-new Model 567, which went into full production a few weeks ago, has been overwhelmingly positive. This lightweight, highly versatile vocational vehicle is an ideal fit for […]

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