Archive | May, 2016

Peterbilt’s New Model 520 Expands Refuse Industry Leadership

Peterbilt Motors Company has expanded its refuse truck lineup with the new Model 520 featuring new seating configurations for route collection versatility, enhanced styling and availability of the PACCAR MX-11 engine. “Peterbilt has led the refuse industry for nearly 50 years through vehicle innovations that bring our customers new levels of performance, reliability and versatility,” […]

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Mack Trucks to Demonstrate Zero Emission Capable Drayage Trucks

Mack Trucks will demonstrate two zero-emission capable Class 8 drayage trucks as part of a California-based heavy-duty truck development project designed to help reduce air pollution at freight-intensive locations throughout the state. The project, which will be led by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), will receive funding through a $23.6 million grant […]

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New Kenworth T880 Brochure Now Available

Kenworth has published a new Kenworth T880 brochure with the latest, comprehensive information on the company’s popular flagship vocational truck.   Kenworth has rolled out new configurations and product enhancements for the T880 since it debuted three years ago. Originally launched as a day cab, the Kenworth T880 is now available with 52-inch and 76-inch […]

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Western Star 6900XD Now Available With 28,000lb Slippered Springs

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., announced the 6900XD is now available with 28,000lbs rated flat leaf front suspension with 62.5 inch slippered spring length in combination with a 28,000lbs front drive axle. The slippered spring option will both reduce wear and tear and contribute to a smoother ride as it absorbs shocks bumpy roads and […]

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Mack® mDRIVE™ HD 13-Speed Now Standard on Mack Granite® Models

In response to increasing customer demand, Mack Trucks announced its Mack® mDRIVE™ HD 13-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) will be standard on Mack Granite® models. Featuring a low ratio creeper gear, the mDRIVE HD 13-speed helps boost customer productivity thanks to improved performance and reduced weight. Mack is the first truck manufacturer in North America […]

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Build Your Own Model 579 with Peterbilt iPad App

Peterbilt customers and enthusiasts can build their own Model 579 – choosing from a range of specs, colors and configurations – with a new, free app available for iPads through the Apple App Store, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “Peterbilt’s Model 579 configurator app provides an educational, entertaining way to engage with the most innovative […]

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Western Star Launches Extreme Duty Truck That Transforms to Multiple Configurations in Minutes

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., announced its new Extreme Duty (XD) Offroad package and the launch of the MBT-40 Transformer chassis. Western Star builds some of the toughest and most durable vocational trucks in the world today and is one of the fastest growing brands in North America. However, they also offer an offroad product […]

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Exhaust Aftertreatment System for Improved Body Flexibility, Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Trucks North America recently launched a new one-box design for its Exhaust Aftertreatment System (EATS), resulting in increased flexibility, increased fuel capacity and a more aerodynamic vehicle. Standard with Volvo D11- and Volvo D13-equipped vehicles, the one-box EATS offers greater flexibility with the vehicle. The smaller packaging benefits Volvo’s on-highway lineup – VNM, VNL […]

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Kenworth Releases New T880 Video Starring Kenworth’s Flagship Vocational Truck

Kenworth has released an informative, 7-1/2-minute video on the award-winning Kenworth T880, the industry’s leading vocational truck.   Named the 2015 Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers (ATD), the Kenworth T880 exemplifies Kenworth’s long-time core values of quality, innovation and technology in producing The World’s Best(R) trucks. Day in and day out, […]

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Western Star Updates HVAC System on 5700XE and 4700 Models

New improvements to the HVAC systems of Western Star 5700XE and 4700 models means cabs will be cooler in the summer, warmer in the winter and quieter year-round. Other changes include more precise temperature controls and faster window defrosts. The improved HVAC system will be standard on Western Star’s 5700XE and 4700 models beginning in […]

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Kenworth Sales Co. Opens New Parts and Service Location in Ogden to Serve Northern Utah

Kenworth Sales Co. has opened a new parts and service location in the West Haven suburb of Ogden to provide parts and service support t o customers in Northern Utah.  The new Ogden location includes two buildings totaling 8,800 square feet, with a 4-bay service department and a 5,400-square-foot parts department. The facility is at […]

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Truck Centers, Inc. May Parts Specials

Truck Centers, Inc. May Parts Specials have been posted at–parts-specials. Contact your TCI OPS or parts department to take advantage of great deals on 39MT starters, Phillips Air Lines, Haldex Air Hose Assemblies, Proline HD OEM Sealed Brake Chambers, Hendrickson Bushing Kits and much more…

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