Archive | December, 2015

Peterbilt’s Denton Manufacturing Facility Celebrates 35 Years

In 1980, the first truck produced at Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas manufacturing plant – a Model 359 known as “Old No. 1” – came off the assembly line. Thirty-five years later, the facility has produced nearly 500,000 trucks, hosted tens of thousands of customers and set new standards for quality, safety, efficiency and innovation. “The value […]

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Kenworth Northeast Group Relocates South Boston Dealership to Full-Service Facility in Brockton, Mass.

Grand Opening Offers Look at PACCAR MX-11 and T680 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Kenworth Northeast Group has relocated its South Boston dealership to a newly renovated 40,000 square-foot facility that’s easily accessible to three expressways – Massachusetts routes 3 and 24 and U.S. Interstate 95.   The renovated dealership is located at 1150 West Chestnut St. […]

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The 2016 Peterbilt Calendar: Class Throughout the Year

The Peterbilt calendar tradition continues: stunning trucks, beautiful scenery and a full array of Peterbilt models in a wide range of configurations to keep class on the wall all year round. The Peterbilt calendar is available for sale at The 2016 calendar follows the same format as previous years with informative callout photos and […]

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2016 Kenworth Calendar Features Stunning Images of The World’s Best Trucks

The 2016 Kenworth Calendar featuring The World’s Best(R) trucks offers stunning images of Kenworth’s aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium duty trucks in scenic and work settings. The new calendar is now available for purchase ( The 6-page, 2016 Kenworth Wall Calendar showcases the aerodynamic on-highway T680 76-inch sleeper, vocational T880 40-inch sleeper with the PACCAR […]

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Peterbilt SmartAir Auto-Start Helps Keep Batteries Charged

Peterbilt enhanced its SmartAir no-idle system with new auto-start technology that helps keep main and auxiliary batteries charged while running the air-conditioning system and using electric-powered devices, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. The auto-start technology is available as a factory-installed option with Model 579s equipped with SmartAir and either a 72- or 80-inch sleeper. It […]

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Peterbilt Merchandise

Give the Gift of Class: Peterbilt Introduces New Merchandise

More than 50 new items have been added to the 2016 Peterbilt gift and merchandise collection available through, helping customers and enthusiasts find Peterbilt-logoed apparel, headwear and a wide assortment other items and accessories, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “Peterbilt merchandise is a great way to show off Peterbilt pride and loyalty and we’re […]

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Alliance Truck Parts Adds Grilles to Crash Parts Line

Alliance Truck Parts, a leading aftermarket parts brand for the commercial transportation industry, has introduced grilles to its crash parts product line, making it the first OE private label brand to offer an all-makes grilles program. Manufactured with chromed composite, Alliance Truck Parts grilles are designed for most all makes and all models of heavy-duty […]

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Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks Approves Use of Renewable Diesel Fuel for Proprietary Engines

Volvo Trucks North America, after concluding truck and engine lab testing, today approved the use of renewable diesel fuel for all of its proprietary Volvo engines, offering environmental and cost-savings benefits to customers. Volvo is the first OEM to endorse the use of advanced hydrocarbon renewable diesel fuel. “Environmental care is a core value of […]

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RC Willey Receives Excellent Comfort, Fuel Efficiency and Productivity from Kenworth K270 Cabovers

For more than 80 years, Salt Lake City, Utah-based RC Willey Home Furnishings has been recognized for excellence. Owned by Berkshire/Hathaway, the company consistently strives to be the No. 1 home furnishing company where customers find exceptional selection, value, superior service and professional associates who really care.   With 2,500 employees and 130 delivery vehicles […]

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2016 Cal3

New 2016 Freightliner Trucks Calendar Now Available to Order

The 2016 Freightliner Trucks calendar is now available for order. The new calendar features bold and colorful graphics that showcase an assortment of popular Freightliner on-highway “Run Smart” trucks and vocational “Work Smart” trucks. For each month of the calendar, Freightliner chose a modern artistic treatment and stunning product photography to celebrate the unique style […]

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Hino Trucks

Hino Trucks Offers Custom Paint Options

Hino Trucks is pleased to announce custom color paint options for all conventional trucks beginning with 2017MY.  Hino will now offer a wide variety of exterior truck colors that customers can order as a factory option or color match to their customized request. “Inside the Hino cab and under the hood, Hino offers the most […]

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Peterbilt’s New 58-Inch Sleeper Now in Production

Peterbilt’s lightweight, full-featured 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567. Available in low- and mid-roof configurations, the new sleeper can reduce weight by up to 100 pounds. “Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper is ideal for short- and regional-haul operations where less weight and a shorter wheelbase are […]

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