Archive | January, 2017
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Mack Donates Mack® Granite® Model to Benefit Concrete Industry Management Program

To help support the Concrete Industry Management’s (CIM) educational programs, Mack Trucks donated a 2016 Mack® Granite® Axle Forward model to the 12th annual CIM Auction conducted during World of Concrete 2017. All auction proceeds will go toward the development and support of CIM’s educational program. The Granite model will be the signature bid item […]

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Kenworth to Feature New T880S Mixers at 2017 World of Concrete

Two new Kenworth T880S set-forward front axle mixers are Kenworth’s showcase construction trucks at the upcoming 2017 World of Concrete Show Jan. 17-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Kenworth’s booth (No. C6020) will feature a 5-axle Kenworth T880S mixer with a 2017 PACCAR MX-11 430-hp engine with 1,650 lb-ft of torque, Allison 4700 RDS […]

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BOLT System Can Help Carriers Meet Pending Federal Sanitary Transportation Regulation

Fleet Management Program Meets Temperature Monitoring and Compliance Record Keeping Requirements   For those fleets and carriers hauling perishable food that must meet a new federal regulation requiring the prevention of cross-contamination in between loads and the constant monitoring of load conditions during transit, BOLT System offers a fleet management solution to help them meet […]

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Volvo Trucks Delivers First Canadian Models Equipped with 2017 Engines to Purolator

Volvo Trucks North America recently delivered 19 D13-powered Volvo VNL 300 models to Ontario-based Purolator, marking the first Canadian delivery of trucks equipped with Volvo’s new 2017 engines. Featuring a host of new technologies and improvements, Volvo’s 2017 D13 offers enhanced performance and fuel efficiency for customers. Our 2017 engines offer several engineering enhancements to […]

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Drivewyze Debuts Bypass Service in Ohio at State’s Two Busiest Weigh Stations

Ohio now offers Drivewyze weigh station bypass service at two busy permanent weigh station locations on U.S. Interstates 70 and 71.    “The delivery of the bypass service in Ohio is an important step forward in the continued expansion of North America’s largest bypass service network,” said Brian Heath, president and CEO of Drivewyze.   […]

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Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics Gives Dart Transit New Visibility To Truck Status

With more than 300 Kenworth T680s in its fleet, and on lease-to-own programs with independent contractors, Dart Transit Company and the Dart Network have been realizing high driver acceptance and excellent fuel economy. It’s now also seeing another benefit – improved uptime and fewer tows thanks to Kenworth TruckTech+. “We implemented TruckTech+ at the beginning […]

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Mack Trucks Announces Product Lineup for World of Concrete 2017

Mack Trucks announced the Class 8 vehicles the company will spotlight during World of Concrete 2017, Jan. 17-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Mack® truck models featured in booth C-5103 will be: Mack Granite® Axle Back Concrete mixer Engine: 2017 Mack MP®7-375M Transmission: Mack mDRIVE™ HD 14-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) with creeper gears […]

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HUBB Welcomes Jeff Allen as Vice President of Channel Development

HUBB Filters has announced the hiring of Jeff Allen as its new vice president of channel development. Allen will report to HUBB CEO Scott Killips and will be responsible for developing strategies for the commercial and municipal fleet channels on a national basis, along with building out the company’s wholesale distribution strategy. Before joining HUBB, […]

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Mack’s Pioneering Innovations Continue to Set the Bar for the Trucking Industry

Mack Trucks continued to demonstrate its commitment to industry-leading technology advances in 2016 by introducing innovative products as well as laying the groundwork for future industry advancements. “At Mack, we’ve always been determined to develop trucks and powertrains that help our customers achieve their desired business goals,” said Jonathan Randall, Mack Trucks senior vice president […]

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Eaton Bringing FLEX Reman Transmissions to Canadian Market

Power management company Eaton will bring its popular lineup of FLEX Reman transmissions into the Canadian marketplace for the first time starting January 1, 2017. Doing so will allow Canadian OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) dealers to offer customers two tiers of Eaton Factory Reman products – standard reman transmissions with clutch housings and FLEX Reman […]

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Navajo Express and Its Drivers Succeed with Comfortable, Reliable Kenworth T680s with 76-inch Sleepers

Serving the food and beverage industry across 48 states, Navajo Express has a well-deserved reputation for excellent service and on-time deliveries. Based in Denver, this long-time Kenworth customer stresses that any success it has achieved rests on the hard work and day-to-day commitment of its drivers. “When our drivers succeed, we all succeed,” said Navajo […]

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