Archive | November, 2015
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PacLease Teams up with Kenworth to Move U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

On Dec. 2, U.S. Speaker of the House John Ryan, R-Wis., will be looking up at a 74-foot tall Lutz Spruce, located on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building.  With a flip of a switch, the tree will come alive with thousands of LED lights and 4,000 ornaments. It will be the official […]

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Kenworth Prepares To Roll Out PACCAR MX-11 Engine For Vocational and Regional Haul Customers in 2016

Kenworth will begin selling the PACCAR MX-11 engine to its vocational and regional haul customers in the United States and Canada in January 2016. Just introduced by PACCAR, the 11-liter engine is designed to produce up to 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque. It is positioned between the PACCAR PX-9 and MX-13 engines to […]

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Peterbilt Seat-Integrated Rollover Protection in Production

Now in production for Peterbilt’s flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567 is the RollTek protection system integrated with the premium Atlas II driver seats, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “The RollTek safety system helps protect drivers in the event of a rollover,” said Scott Newhouse, Peterbilt Chief Engineer. “A sensor located under the […]

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NextTruck’s Top Truck Toys for 2015

Do you have a truck loving kid on your holiday shopping list? Don’t know what to buy? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite truck toys! Our list has toys for toddlers to adults! There’s something for just about every price range! Here’s our list in no particular order: LEGO Technic Race Truck Prepare for […]

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Mack Trucks Celebrates 40 Years of Manufacturing in the Lehigh Valley

Mack Trucks celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Mack Lehigh Valley Operations manufacturing facility located in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania. The first highway truck assembled at the plant, a Mack® F711ST model, rolled off the production line on Nov. 19, 1975. Today, all Mack trucks built for North America and export are assembled at the […]

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Mack Trucks Brings ‘Big Red’ to Big Time Racing at Texas Motor Speedway

As racing fans gather this weekend to quench their need for speed, they’ll also have the chance to experience the original daredevil, Evel Knievel. With the help of a Mack® Pinnacle™ 70-inch high-rise sleeper model, Knievel’s 1974 Mack FS786LST model show truck will be on display throughout the upcoming NASCAR triple header, which runs Nov. […]

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Kenworth T680 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Transporting Tree on Special 3,000 Mile Journey

The 2015 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree made its first tour stop in the Lower 48 states Saturday with a community event visit to Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) and Lake Union Park. The crowd gathered to see the 74-foot Lutz spruce from Seward, Alaska, chosen as the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree; Kenworth T680 […]

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Kenworth Continues Improving Fuel Economy

Engineers at Kenworth are never at rest, and continuous fuel economy improvement is always front and center. Thanks to Kenworth aerodynamic advances coming for 2016, customers purchasing the Kenworth T680 Advantage with 76-inch sleeper, T680 52-inch sleeper and T680 Day Cab will benefit from enhanced fuel economy. *Kenworth T680 Day Cab, 52-inch Sleeper and 76-inch […]

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New 2016 Western Star Dealer Calendar Gets Tough

The 2016 Western Star dealer calendar is now available to order. The calendar is based around the new Western Star marketing campaign of “Get Your Tough Back,” which highlights both rugged and premium options available from Western Star trucks. The calendar combines stunning four-color photography from famed truck photographer Paul Hartley with compelling graphics to […]

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New NASCAR Hauler Partnerships, Renewals for Freightliner Trucks

Freightliner Trucks has announced a new five-year contract with defending NASCAR® XFINITY Series champions JR Motorsports and five-year contract extension with 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports. Both racing teams now have agreements with Freightliner through the 2020 NASCAR season. With the addition of JR Motorsports, co-owned by Sprint Cup Series driver Dale […]

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University of Utah Utes Hit the Road with a New Western Star 5700XE

The University of Utah football team has the best ground game in the Pac-12 Conference this season, thanks to Western Star and C.R. England. The Utes are hauling their gear in a new 2016 Western Star 5700XE spec’d with a Detroit™ DD15® engine. The high roof Stratosphere sleeper, which features cherry wood cabinets, a leather […]

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Rush Truck Centers Golden Opportunity Anniversary Event

Rush Truck Centers’ 50th anniversary is coming to a close. As a thank you for making them America’s premier truck dealership network, they’re ending the year with their largest sales event ever. Significant savings on new Peterbilt and International trucks. You can save up to an additional $500 on top of their best deal when […]

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