Archive | January, 2015

Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck Named ATD Truck of the Year

The Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck with the PACCAR MX-13 engine was named the 2015 Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers (ATD) at the annual ATD Convention and Expo in San Francisco, Calif. Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck with the PACCAR MX-13 engine This year’s competition focused on the vocational and heavy haul/severe duty […]

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Mack Announces Booth Lineup for World of Concrete 2015

The spotlight will shine brightly on Mack Trucks’ famous Bulldog at World of Concrete 2015, Feb. 3-6 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Each of the five trucks featured in Mack booth C-5203 proudly wears a gold Bulldog, indicating a fully integrated Mack® Pedigree™ powertrain. Mack truck models featured in the booth will be: Mack […]

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Peterbilt 75

Peterbilt’s 75th Anniversary Tour Concludes: Nearly 20,000 Attendees, 100 Events

Traveling throughout North America for eight months, Peterbilt’s 75th anniversary truck and trailer concluded its tour after visiting nearly 100 events and attracting almost 20,000 attendees, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced.“Our customers and brand enthusiasts wholly embraced our anniversary celebration and we thank them for their year long support,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager […]

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Kenworth W900S Keeps Monarch Cement in the Mix

When Kent Webber was offered the job as Manager of Subsidiary Operations for The Monarch Cement Company, it was as if he got a call up to the major leagues. “I had been in this industry for a long time and had purchased cement from Monarch and knew its subsidiaries,” Webber said. “The cement was […]

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Mack Trucks Expands Body Builder Support

Mack Trucks broadened its already extensive support for customers and body builders by creating a body builder order manager position and a support team focused on ensuring effective collaboration among body builders, dealers and customers during the ordering and body installation process. “Mack has gained tremendous knowledge during many decades of working with body equipment […]

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Volvo Trucks Dedicates New VNL Model and Recognizes New America’s Road Team During Event at NRV Facility

Volvo Trucks dedicated a 2015 Volvo VNL 780 model equipped with advanced safety features and recognized the 2015-2016 America’s Road Team, the trucking industry’s premier safety outreach program. The ceremony took place at Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia, where all Volvo truck models for North America are assembled. Magnus Koeck, […]

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Comcar Industries Mack Pinnacle

Comcar Adds 350 New Mack® Pinnacle™ Models to its Fleet

Mack Trucks announced that Comcar Industries, Inc. recently added 350 Mack® Pinnacle™ models to its fleet, citing fuel efficiency, uptime and a strong dealer network as drivers for their decision. The trucks were delivered in September and are already on the road in Florida, Georgia and South Dakota. Mack models comprise about 75 percent of […]

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Peterbilt to Showcase Major New Configuration of Model 567 at 2015 World of Concrete

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will be unveiling a major new product configuration ideal for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious applications during the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, Feb. 2-6. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 has been in production for just over a year and it’s already far surpassing our high expectations for it,” said […]

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Utility Becomes First Manufacturer to Include Roll Stability as a Standard Base Specification on its 3000R® Refrigerated Trailer

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 that it has added trailer roll stability protection from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC on the 3000R® base model refrigerated trailers as standard. Utility is the first […]

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Kenworth Million2

Kenworth Celebrates Delivery of Historic One Millionth Truck, T680 Advantage for TransAm Trucking

Kenworth Truck Company celebrated its historic One Millionth Truck produced in the company’s 91 years during a special ceremony Tuesday at Kenworth’s assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio. From left, Gary Moore, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president, presents a special plaque recognizing Kenworth’s One Millionth Truck to Russ McElliott, president of TransAm Trucking. From […]

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