Archive | December, 2016
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Reliable Trucking Increases Payload with Kenworth T880s Spec’d With PACCAR MX-11 Engines

For those in the construction game – hauling dirt, aggregate, cement, fly ash, and other material – numbers are what it’s all about. Haul more product – make more money. And, if you save fuel in the process – that’s the gravy. For Reliable Trucking, servicing the Bay Area and Sacramento Valley, spec’ing lightweight Kenworth […]

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Volvo Trucks Awards a Volvo Highway Tractor to Pulaski County Schools

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) Assembly Plant is awarding a 2009 Volvo highway tractor featuring a Volvo D16, a 16-liter 600 horsepower engine, to Pulaski County High Schools for the creation of curriculum where high school students can learn fundamental truck systems, assembly and repair techniques. Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) Assembly Plant […]

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Bendix Wingman Advanced Now Available for Order on Kenworth Medium Duty T270 and T370

The Bendix® Wingman® Advanced™ system is now available for order as an option for Kenworth T270 and T370 medium duty trucks. The radar-based collision mitigation system delivers adaptive cruise control with braking, along with autonomous emergency braking technology to help drivers mitigate rear-end collisions. “This proven Bendix technology is popular with our Class 8 fleet […]

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Volvo Trucks’ 2017 Calendar Now Available for Order

Now available for order, the 2017 Volvo Trucks North America calendar features photos of Volvo’s comprehensive lineup of highway, vocational, auto transport and heavy-haul trucks in dynamic settings. Now available for order, the 2017 Volvo Trucks North America calendar features photos of Volvo’s comprehensive lineup of highway, vocational, auto transport and heavy-haul trucks in dynamic […]

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Kenworth T680 Advantage with 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Now Available for Order

Kenworth’s new, fuel-efficient T680 52-inch mid-roof sleeper Advantage Package, for regional haul and less-than truckload operations, is now available for order. The latest Kenworth T680 Advantage configuration features an optimized powertrain with either the PACCAR MX-13 or PACCAR MX-11 engine, Eaton Fuller Advantage™ series 10-speed automated transmission, and the new PACCAR Axle, the industry’s most […]

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NAVISTAR INTRODUCES GRAND OPENING OF MELROSE PARK USED TRUCK RECONDITIONING FACILITY

New home for Diamond Renewed® 180+ point inspection and servicing, same industry-leading, pre-owned commercial truck reconditioning program. Navistar recently held the Grand Opening of its Used Truck Reconditioning Center (Reconditioning Center) in Melrose Park, Ill. The Grand Opening event signaled a new chapter for the Diamond Renewed certified brand for International used trucks. With the […]

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2017 Kenworth Calendar Features Beautiful Images of The World’s Best Trucks

The 2017 Kenworth Calendar features beautiful images of The World’s Best® aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium duty trucks in both scenic and work settings. The new calendar is now available for purchase (www.shopkenworth.com). The 6-page, 2017 Kenworth Wall Calendar showcases the on-highway T680 Advantage family (day cab, 52-inch mid-roof sleeper and 76-inch full-height sleeper); and […]

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Mack Trucks Wraps Up First Season as ‘Official Hauler of NASCAR®’

With the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ season having taken the checkered flag, Mack Trucks is nearing the finish line in its first full season as the “Official Hauler of NASCAR®.” And, while the Sprint Cup drivers experienced plenty of ups and downs during the grueling season, NASCAR’s hauler drivers cruised comfortably in their 10 […]

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Wabash National Recognizes Van Dealers for Superior Performance

Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) has awarded eight van dealers with 2016 Ambassador Awards for achieving top-ranked dealer status in 2015. Twenty-three dealers who sell and service Wabash National brand dry van and refrigerated van trailers were in contention for the award based on 2015 performance criteria. Award winners are: Cobble Hill Trailer Sales, LLC […]

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PACCAR Customer Center Supports Fleet Customer In Delivery Of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Leveraging remote diagnostics, telematic customer support is helping to make the holiday season bright The PACCAR Customer Center supported Gary Amoth Trucking and its Kenworth T680 truck, which delivered the 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Nov. 28. Utilizing Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics and the PACCAR Solutions engine maintenance management […]

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Food Express Chooses Kenworth T680 After Lightweight Challenge

Kevin Keeney feels he hit the jackpot when it comes to trucks and productivity.  In the past few months, the vice president of Arcadia, California-based Food Express has put into service Kenworth T680s powered by the PACCAR MX-11 engine, and has seen a dramatic change. Photos Credit Brady Gillman “It’s been a trifecta in improvements,” […]

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New TRP Online Parts Catalog First To Feature VMRS Navigation

TRP is proud to unveil its new all-makes parts catalog on TRPParts.com. Offering customers a more efficient online parts experience, TRP is the first to use industry-standard VMRS codes (vehicle maintenance reporting standards) as a navigation tool to search for parts.   With over 37,000 parts for heavy-duty trucks, trailers, buses and engines, users can go to […]

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