Archive | July, 2016

Special Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured at FASTPORT Hiring Fair at Camp Lejeune

Several hundred Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina recently participated in the latest series of FASTPORT transportation forums for the trucking industry held at military bases throughout the United States. The goal of these events is to assist military service members transitioning into civilian life with the job search and hiring […]

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Tommy Fitzgerald Jr. acquires Performance Peterbilt of Bristol, LLC

Tommy Fitzgerald Jr. and Nick Bresaw of Fitzgerald Glider Kits finalized the purchase two Peterbilt dealerships in the south west region of Virginia. The two dealerships acquired, formerly Performance Peterbilt of Bristol, are located at 33392 Lee Hwy, Glade Spring, VA 24340 and 220 Kelly Rd, Fancy Gap, VA 24348. These dealerships will now be […]

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Predictive Cruise Control Technology Now Offered On International® On-Highway Trucks

nternational Truck announced it now offers new, predictive cruise control technology on its International® ProStar® and LoneStar® Class 8 on-highway trucks. Unlike conventional predictive cruise technology, International predictive cruise control uses preinstalled GPS maps and the latest commercial route data to make adjustments to cruising speed without the need to pre-drive the route. “Because the […]

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Western Star Adds 23,000-lb Front Steer Axle to 4700 Model

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., is pleased to announce the availability of a 23,000-lb front steer axle in its 4700 model. The Detroit™ axle is being offered in the set-forward and set-back configurations of the 4700. The heavy-duty axle is ideal for applications that require a higher front axle weight rating like snow plow, dump […]

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Kenworth Adds T680 76 -in Sleeper Pre -Wire Option for EpicVue Satellite TV Package for Fleets

Promoting Driver Retention and Recruitment New Kenworth T680 76-inch sleepers are now available with a Kenworth factory-installed, in-cab satellite TV pre-wire option to support EpicVue satellite television subscription service. EpicVue is a provider of premium in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry and available for fleets with 20 or more vehicles. The service […]

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Mack Showcases Application Excellence at Equipment Fleet Management National Conference

Mack Trucks showcased two models and its latest evolution of the Mack® integrated powertrain at the Equipment Fleet Management 2016 National Conference and Trade Show June 27-30 in Columbus, Ohio, demonstrating its commitment to meeting customer needs through application excellence. Visitors to the Greater Columbus Convention Center experienced the 2017 Mack powertrain, which delivers improved […]

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