Archive | October, 2015
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Mack Trucks Shows Support for Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink Mack® Pinnacle™ Model

Mack Trucks is showing its support for breast cancer awareness by displaying a pink Mack® Pinnacle™ axle back model at its Greensboro, N.C. headquarters. The truck has been on display throughout the month of October in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a nationwide effort to increase awareness of one of the most common […]

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Prime Inc. Orders 900 Peterbilt Model 579s

Prime Inc. – one of North America’s largest carriers with refrigerated, flatbed, tanker and intermodal divisions – ordered 900 Peterbilt Model 579s equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines. Peterbilt Motors Company announced the purchase which will put the trucks in operation with Prime’s affiliate, Success Leasing. “Peterbilt is a great business partner with a long history […]

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Mack Continues Sponsorship of Share the Road Highway Safety Program

Mack Trucks announced it would renew its sponsorship of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Share the Road highway safety program for 2016, continuing a 14-year tradition of supporting the  public outreach initiative. The announcement was made at the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “Our customers depend on us to deliver tough, reliable, […]

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New Detroit Connect Features Enhance Vehicle Insights; Deliver Over-the-Air Programming Capabilities

Detroit Connect has introduced new features for its Virtual Technician™ remote diagnostic system to further improve integration and communications. “Intelligent connectivity is at the core of what we are offering to drivers and fleet managers,” said Matt Pfaffenbach, director, telematics for Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). “By adding new technologies that provide more meaningful insights […]

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Visit NextTruck at the 2015 UTA Annual Convention

The UTA Annual Convention will take place November 4-7 in Dallas, Texas. The industry’s best and biggest event for dealers will feature valuable information, face-to-face networking, fantastic tours and more! NextTruck will be exhibiting at booth # 65 demonstrating NextTruck has a Facebook following of over 195,000! Stop by our booth and find out how […]

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Kenworth T680s Keep Furnishings Moving for American Furniture

The logistics for American Furniture could be considered backwards. It front-hauls a variety of goods in their 53-foot van trailers out of the Denver and Phoenix area. Then, the company back-hauls furniture from manufacturers around the United States to one of American Furniture’s three distribution centers in the Denver area, and two in Phoenix. “It […]

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C.R. England Extends Detroit Connect Subscription for Telematics Services

C.R. England, one of the largest temperature-controlled carriers in the world, has renewed its telematics services with Detroit Connect. More than 2,700 C.R. England trucks will use Detroit™ Virtual Technician™ onboard diagnostic system to provide the critical vehicle information. “C.R. England has made the decision to extend our Virtual Technician subscriptions for the entire length […]

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Volvo Trucks Renews Sponsorship of America’s Road Team for 2016

Volvo Trucks will continue to be the exclusive sponsor of the America’s Road Team safety outreach program for 2016. Gӧran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America, made the announcement today at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “The America’s Road Team is one of the best tools we have […]

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Kenworth To Deliver the 51 st U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

T680 Driven by Lynden Transport Driver To Make 3,000 Mile Journey A specially decaled Kenworth T680 undertakes an important mission this fall – transporting this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree some 3,000 miles to 10 community celebrations en route to the tree-lighting event in Washington, D.C. The Kenworth T680’s distinctive decal design was unveiled today […]

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Navistar Selects Continental Tires as Standard Equipment for All Vehicles

Navistar, Inc. (“Navistar”) and Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (“Continental”) announced that the two companies have signed a Letter of Intent for a five-year supply agreement where Continental tires will be the standard tire offering on all International® brand medium-duty, severe service and heavy-duty trucks and all IC Bus™ brand school buses. “Continental tires are […]

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Kenworth Announces Three New Options for Vocational Trucks

Kenworth has announced three new options for its vocational lineup of trucks. Allison’s 4700 RDS 7-speed automatic transmission – with optional second “deep reverse” – can be ordered on Kenworth’s T880, T800, W900, and C500.  The transmission is part of the Allison rugged duty series. “It’s a great choice for our customers operating mixers, dumps, […]

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MHC Truck Leasing Expands Operations in Dallas

MHC Truck Leasing has expanded operations in a second location in Dallas, Texas, to fill immediate needs in the Dallas market. This is another step forward in MHC’s short and long-range growth plans for the region. This is the seventh MHC Truck Leasing location in Texas. The leasing team will operate out of the MHC […]

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