Archive | March, 2016

Visit NextTruck at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show

It’s time to go to Louisville for The Mid-America Trucking Show 2016 on March 31 – April 2, for the busiest truck show of the year!  You will be able to see NextTruck and Rock & Dirt in the same location in booth #17084.  From dump to sleeper trucks and their related products & services, […]

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Great Dane Strengthens AdvantEDGE Emergency Road Services Program with Love’s Travel Stops

(Nashville, Tennessee ) – Five years after its successful launch, Great Dane continues to enhance and expand its AdvantEDGE National Accounts Parts and Service Program. Great Dane has partnered with Love’s Travel Stops to grow its Emergency Road Service (ERS) presence. Love’s will provide roadside assistance for AdvantEDGE members with the same superior service, quality […]

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MICHELIN Launches Latest Version of its Industry-Leading Line-Haul Steer Tire

MICHELIN X Line Energy Z guarantees 20 percent more mileage than leading competitors(1) Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., is launching the MICHELIN® X® LineTM Energy Z for line-haul steer applications. The SmartWay®-verified tire is guaranteed to deliver 20 percent more mileage than leading competitor line-haul steer tires(1), while also […]

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Detroit Unveils New DD5 Engine for the First Time at the NTEA Work Truck Show

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) gave the public its first glimpse of its new Detroit DD5™ at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.  The Detroit DD5 is the first of two new medium duty engines, with the Detroit DD8™ planned to follow in 2018. The proprietary engine platform was first announced in October 2014, […]

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Kenworth TruckTech+ Gives Fleets New Visibility, Provides Remote Diagnostics To Keep Trucks Rolling

NASHVILLE, Tenn.,  The future in mobile truck diagnostics is here today in the form of Kenworth TruckTech+ for Kenworth Class 8 customers. “Kenworth TruckTech+ is now operational in more than 10,000 new Kenworth Class 8 trucks equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines, and those trucks have logged nearly 170 million miles since the system entered production […]

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Rush Enterprises Launches RushCare® Service Connect, New Technology Platform

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: RUSHA & RUSHB), which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, continues to lead the industry by launching RushCare Service Connect, a state-of-the-art, service communication system that provides customers with an online on-demand, 360-degree view of the service process for vehicles in Rush Truck Centers service departments. […]

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International® Durastar® And Workstar® Now Available With Cummins® ISL9 Engine

International Truck announced the availability of the International® DuraStar® and WorkStar® models powered by the Cummins® ISL9 engine. “Adding the Cummins ISL9 to our line-up is a key part of our strategy to offer the most comprehensive options of proven components in the industry to our customers,” said Bill Kozek, president, Truck and Parts. “The […]

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Kenworth Truck Company News Release Kenworth 40 – inch Sleeper For T680 and T880 Launches Next Week

The new Kenworth 40-inch sleeper for the Kenworth T880 and Kenworth T680 will enter production next week. Regional bulk haulers that prefer to operate a highly fuel-efficient and lighter weight truck with a compact, yet comfortable sleeping environment for optimum driver comfort, will find the Kenworth T680 equipped with the 40-inch sleeper a good fit […]

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