Archive | January, 2016
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Mack Trucks’ Vehicle Lineup Announced for World of Concrete

Mack Trucks announced the vehicle lineup it will showcase during World of Concrete 2016, Feb. 2-5 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Mack® truck models featured in booth C-5203 will be: Mack Granite® Axle Back Twin Steer concrete mixer Engine: Mack MP7®-365M Features: Mack 20,000 lb. front axle, Mack GuardDog® Connect integrated telematics Mack TerraPro® […]

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Faymonville Presents a New Flatdeck Semi-Trailer for North America

Faymonville succeeded in shaking up the transport sector in North America. After the HighwayMAX and the DualMAX, the company launched another product: the TeleMAX – a particularly versatile flatdeck semi-trailer, extendable up to four times to a maximum overall length of 210 ft (64m). Faymonville has a long experience with this trailer type. “We adapted […]

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Kenworth T880 40-inch Sleeper

New Kenworth 40-Inch Sleeper For T880 and T680 Available for Order

Kenworth’s new 40-inch sleeper is now available for order with either the T880 or T680. Kenworth’s 40-inch sleeper with the T880 is suitable in vocational applications that use straight trucks, such as petroleum haulers or the tow industry, and for tractors that transport flatbeds, lowboys or other trailers where length and weight are a factor. […]

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Mack Trucks Green-Lights Renewable Diesel Fuel for Use in Mack® Engines

Following extensive truck and engine testing, Mack Trucks today signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack® engines. Renewable diesel fuel delivers performance similar to diesel refined from petroleum, but with several additional customer benefits, including reduced greenhouse gas and particulate emissions, as well as decreased maintenance costs. “As the availability […]

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Volvo Trucks Highlights America’s Road Team in Latest “Welcome to My Cab” Video

The fourth installment of Volvo Trucks’ popular “Welcome to My Cab” video series features a very special Volvo model: the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) America’s Road Team 2015 Volvo VNL 780. The ATA’s America’s Road Team program is led by a team of professional truck drivers – known as Captains – who have demonstrated expert […]

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2016 Media Kit

NextTruck 2016 Media Kit

NextTruck releases their 2016 Media Kit. NextTruck offers simple and economical advertising solutions to meet your marketing goals and objectives. Sellers can list their products and services for a flat rate fee or choose the ‘List for Free, Pay for Results’ program. With a combination of online media and attendance at tradeshows and events, NextTruck […]

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Bulk Hauler Walpole Earns Bulk Savings with Kenworth T880s and PACCAR MX-11 Engine

In bulk hauling, tons are the name of the game. And for Walpole Inc., a bulk hauler with 240 company-owned tractors, getting more for less is paying dividends.  “We’re always interested in shaving weight to haul more payload, but need to temper that with performance and durability,” said Keith Walpole, whose grandfather started the south […]

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Kenworth T370 Becomes Historic 150,000th Truck Produced at PACCAR Ste-Therese Plant

T370 Goes To Custom Fire Apparatus Builder Pierce Manufacturing A Kenworth T370 was recently recognized as the historic 150,000th truck produced at the state-of-the-art PACCAR factory in Ste-Therese, Quebec.   The milestone vehicle is a new Kenworth 4×2 T370 straight truck produced for long-time customer Pierce Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. The […]

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Kenworth Expands Quality Merchandise Collection with New Items for 2016

The Kenworth Merchandise Collection (www.ShopKenworth.com) recently added 62 new officially-licensed merchandise items to the retail website of more 250 items for drivers and trucking operators interested in purchasing products that represent Kenworth and The World’s Best(R) trucks. The new Kenworth items now available include a Custom Kenworth Blanket, 24-Can Camo Cooler, Cold Snap Hoodie, Nootka […]

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Marten Transport Relies on Kenworth T680s For Driver Comfort, Performance and Fuel Economy

Marten Transport, headquartered in Mondovi, Wis., is one of the leading temperature-sensitive truckload carriers in the United States. The 69-year-old company specializes in transporting and distributing food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. Employing more than 3,500 people, Marten Transport offers service throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. […]

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Freightliner Trucks to Honor More “Hardest Working Cities” in 2016

In 2015, Freightliner Trucks launched the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities recognition program to honor cities spearheading community growth and innovation. The program came after an economic data review revealed a compelling relationship between severe duty trucks and its operators, and thriving economies. After a successful first year for the program, Freightliner has announced the […]

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PACCAR MX-11 Engine Now Available For Order at Kenworth Dealers

The PACCAR MX-11 engine for vocational and regional haul customers is now available for order. Offered in the Kenworth T880, T680, T800 with FEPTO, and W900S, the PACCAR MX-11 is designed to produce up to 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque. The 10.8-liter engine is 400 pounds lighter than 13-liter engines and provides customers […]

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