Archive | March, 2014
The 25,000th Volvo truck equipped with Remote Diagnostics recently went into service at Averitt Express.

Volvo Trucks’ Remote Diagnostics Support is Now Available for 25,000 Trucks

Volvo Trucks currently provides diagnostic and repair planning help to over 25,000 trucks through its Remote Diagnostics connected vehicle system. Volvo Trucks offers this service in the U.S. and Canada. After taking delivery of its 700th Volvo truck, Averitt Express in Cookeville, Tennessee, a supply chain and transportation management firm, furnished its fleet with the […]

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TA/Petro Joins Women In Trucking for “March to the Salute” Event

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) will hold its fifth annual “Salute to the Women Behind the Wheel” event on March 29, 2014 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. Because of a new program offered through TravelCenters of America (TA) and Petro Stopping Centers, professional drivers may buy fuel at one of their […]

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Freightliner Trucks Promises an Unforgettable Experience at the 2014 MATS Event

The 2014 Mid-America Trucking Event will showcase the latest machines from veteran truck builder Freightliner March 27 through 29 is bound to be a spectacular showing for many of the world’s largest and most revered trucking industry companies. To showcase their extensive suite of trucks and accessories, Freightliner has planned plent of events, giveaways and […]

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2014 Mid-America Trucking Show Reveals Several Western Star Custom Rigs

Optimus Prime at the Mid-America Trucking Show? Western Star Truck Sales ups the ante with an unforgettable booth experience Their motto this year is “Never Back Down,” and the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show (March 27– 29) is the perfect venue to showcase the latest concepts, production models, and custom trucking solutions from legendary truck builder […]

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Peterbilt & Kenworth Now Offer the Spicer® EconoTrek™ 6×2 Tandem Axle on Commercial Vehicles

The Spicer EconoTrek 6×2 tandem axle, made by Dana Holding Corporation, is now an optional feature for Kenworth and Peterbilt commercial vehicles. Engineers for Dana designed the Spicer EconoTrek 6×2 tandem axle with multiple enhancements for decreasing maintenance costs and increasing fuel efficiency of heavy-duty, line-haul tractors from two to three percent. In addition, the […]

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Kenworth T370 Receives Air Disc Brakes Option for Front and Rear

The Kenworth Truck Company now offers factory-installed Bendix ADB22X front and rear air disc brakes for its new Kenworth T370 medium duty, conventional trucks. The Bendix ADB22X front and rear disc brakes now offer a lightweight design, an automobile type feel, effortless maintenance and high performance. For fleet managers and truck drivers, the new Kenworth feature […]

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Volvo Trucks Will Have Their Full Heavy-Duty Range of Trucks at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show

The 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show will take place from March 27th to 29th in Louisville, Kentucky. Volvo Trucks fans eagerly anticipate a full showcase of the North American Class 8 models. They will be exhibited at the no. 32125 indoor booth in the North Hall of the Kentucky Exposition Center. Models on exhibit include twelve […]

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Visit NextTruck in Booth #60208 at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show

It’s time to go to Louisville for The Mid-America Trucking Show 2014, one of the busiest shows that we exhibit at!  This year, you will be able to see NextTruck and Rock & Dirt in the same location. From dump to sleeper trucks and their related products & services, we have it covered.  Our booth is […]

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Freightliner Trucks Introduces Suite of Value-Added Options for M2 106

Freightliner Trucks announced several new value-added option packages specifically geared toward its M2 106 medium duty trucks, featuring Allison’s new FuelSense product paired with the Cummins ISB6.7. “When packaged together, our new options results in a smart business solution that contributes to fuel efficiency, as well as driver satisfaction,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product […]

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Eaton & Cummins Announce SmartAdvantage Portfolio Expansion as Customer Demand Continues to Grow

Power management company Eaton, along with Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), announced that their popular SmartAdvantage Powertrain package is being expanded to include applications for the ISX12 diesel engine and ISX15 SmartAdvantage applications up to 110,000 lb gross vehicle weight (GVW). The product, which initially integrated an Eaton Fuller Advantage™ Series Automated Transmission with the Cummins […]

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Isuzu Introduces New 2014 and 2015 N-Series Diesel Models

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc, distributor of America’s best-selling low cab forward trucks, unveiled its lineup of 2014 and 2015 model year N-Series diesel models. The company also announced that it would extend its 24 Months/60,000 Miles Covered Maintenance Program to all the diesel models sold through June 30, 2014. The changes were announced […]

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AERO CLAD® Bumper Released by Hendrickson Bumper and Trim for the Mack Granite Truck Model – Saves Weight and Maintenance

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim announces the release of the new AERO CLAD® bumper for the Mack Granite which offers weight savings and requires less maintenance compared to the standard metal bumper. The AERO CLAD bumper for Mack Granite truck models offers 32 lbs. of weight savings compared to the standard steel bumper. In addition, AERO […]

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