Archive | May, 2014
2014 Ride for Freedom truck - Pinnacle AF

Mack Salutes Military Heroes During Annual Ride for Freedom

  Mack Trucks employees will pay tribute to America’s fallen and missing military personnel during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend Rolling Thunder® – Ride for Freedom rally. Mack Customer Center and Macungie Cab & Vehicle Assembly employees will travel by truck and motorcycle from Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley to Hagerstown, Maryland for a memorial ceremony at […]

Read more

New Integrated Detroit Powertrain Features Advanced Technologies; Lowers Real Cost of Ownership

Detroit Diesel Corporation (Detroit) already manufactures the industry’s most efficient and reliable engines, axles and transmission. Today, with the introduction of the new integrated Detroit™ Powertrain, featuring the Detroit DD15® engine, Detroit DT12™ transmission and Detroit axles, the Powertrain is now integrated to deliver even better performance to lower the Real Cost of Ownershipsm for […]

Read more

Aero Guard Fixed Mount Bumper Launched for International ProStar Exclusively by Hendrickson

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim announces the release of the All Makes AERO GUARD® resin bumper for International ProStar® with a fixed mounting bracket that retrofits to all truck year models. AERO GUARD bumpers are exclusive to Hendrickson and are engineered for increased impact durability and to weigh less. In addition, the AERO GUARD bumper for […]

Read more

Volvo Trucks Honors Military Heroes with 2014 Ride for Freedom Truck

Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia unveiled the design for its 2014 Ride for Freedom memorial truck, which will travel in a motorcade of about 175 motorcycles from the plant to the U.S. capital during Memorial Day weekend. Each year, NRV employees and the UAW Local 2069 Veteran Committee develop custom […]

Read more
Kenworth T680 Family

Eaton Fuller Advantage Offers Added Fuel Savings For Kenworth T680

Truck purchasers have a new advantage when they specify the Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission with the fuel-efficient Kenworth T680. “By optimizing the Kenworth T680 with the new Eaton Fuller Advantage™ 10-speed automated transmission and 2014 PACCAR MX-13 engine, Kenworth introduces a new opportunity for long-haul and regional operators to achieve fuel savings,” said […]

Read more

Navistar Inks Largest One-Time Sale of International LoneStar Units

Navistar, Inc. today announced it has completed its largest one-time sale of International® LoneStar® trucks. Celadon Trucking Services, one of North America’s largest truckload carriers based in Indianapolis, has purchased nearly 500 International LoneStar on-highway tractors with Cummins ISX15 engines. “Celadon is a true partner and this is another example of the confidence the market […]

Read more

Mack Unveils Sign in Macungie Featuring its New Logo and Brand Identity

Mack Trucks recently unveiled its sign featuring its new brand identity at Macungie Cab & Vehicle Assembly. The sign features a sleeker, more modern logo with the iconic Mack Bulldog symbol poised confidently above the Mack word mark. The refreshed design serves as an expression of Mack’s present-day, forward-thinking approach to the heavy-duty truck industry […]

Read more

Kenworth T370s Lift Portable Storage and Moving Company with Uptime and Fuel Economy

For many businesses, the key to success is to build a better mousetrap.  Take an existing idea, and improve upon it. That’s exactly what a North Carolina entrepreneur did 13 years ago when he examined the home and commercial “container storage” industry, where household and commercial goods are stored in containers and then moved elsewhere […]

Read more

Peterbilt 75 Years of Class Anniversary Book Now Available

Marking Peterbilt’s milestone anniversary, a new deluxe, limited-edition book – Peterbilt 75 Years of Class – is now available through the Peterbilt Store at Peterbilt 75 Years of Class takes a comprehensive look at the company’s past, present and future through more than 200 pages of in-depth narrative and stunning photography. It is hardbound […]

Read more

Then & Now – Trucking Throughout the Years

From the days of covered wagons to today’s modern semis, the ability to move goods across the United States has seen substantial change in the past 200 years. Helped by technological advances throughout the 20th century, trucking has now become the leading resource for moving freight in the United States. In this infographic, we discuss […]

Read more

Natural Gas-Powered Kenworth T680 To Offer Eaton UltraShift PLUS Transmission

The new Kenworth T680 natural gas truck will be available with the Eaton® UltraShift® PLUS automated transmission as an option. The announcement came in conjunction with this week’s Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long, Beach, Calif. T680 Natural Gas During ACT, Kenworth is exhibiting a T680 52-inch mid-roof sleeper specified with an integrated powertrain […]

Read more

LNG Tanks Now Available as a Factory-Installed Option for Freightliner Cascadia Natural Gas Trucks

Freightliner Trucks now offers factory-installed liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tanks for the Cascadia® 113. This product offering joins the LNG and CNG offerings in the 114SD and the M2 112, which have been available as a factory installed option since 2009.  A selection of Freightliner’s alternative fuel products will be featured at booth #1405 […]

Read more