Archive | March, 2017
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Peterbilt Features Medium Duty Lineup at Work Truck Show

A versatile medium-duty lineup and the rugged Model 567 will highlight Peterbilt’s exhibit at the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) 2017 Work Truck Show® in Indianapolis, Ind., March 14-17, the company announced. The Work Truck Show showcases North America’s leading manufacturers and distributors of commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment and accessories. The show also […]

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Maintainer introduces two Electric-Hydraulic Cranes

Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of two new 20’ electric-hydraulic and hydraulic cranes to its innovative line of work truck cranes. The new cranes are being launched in conjunction with the second day of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. The EH5520 has a 30,000 foot*pound crane rating and has maximum lift of […]

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Kenworth Offers Special Savings with New T880 Construction and Chrome Program

Kenworth announces the Kenworth T880 Construction and Chrome program for special savings on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth T880 chassis during March 2017. The announcement was made in conjunction with the CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In time for the upcoming construction season, the Kenworth T880 Construction and Chrome program features […]

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Volvo Trucks Successfully Demonstrates On-Highway Truck Platooning in California

Volvo Trucks and Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) at the University of California, Berkeley recently completed a successful demonstration of partially automated truck platooning, made possible by Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology (CACC). Three Volvo VNL 670 model tractors hauled cargo containers at the Los Angeles Port complex and along Interstate 110, highlighting for […]

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PETERBILT ANNOUNCES MODEL 220 UPDATES

Peterbilt announces new design features and options that result in weight savings, better performance and improved serviceability for the Peterbilt Model 220. Among the new features is a redesigned vertical exhaust. The single canister aftertreatment in this design replaces the former dual canister design, saving up to 100 lbs. per unit. The design also increases […]

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Visit NextTruck at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

It’s time to go to Louisville for The Mid-America Trucking Show 2017 on March 23-25, for the busiest truck show of the year!  You will be able to see NextTruck and Rock & Dirt in the same location in booth #17068.  From dump to sleeper trucks and their related products & services, we have it […]

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Kenworth T880 Now Available in All-Wheel Drive

Kenworth’s flagship construction truck, the T880, continues to broaden its application reach, and is now available in an all-wheel drive configuration. The front drive axle is installed at the Kenworth factory, which speeds delivery time and saves costs for customers. “For severe duty applications where the ultimate in traction is required, our new configuration is […]

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Mack® Granite® Model is Once Again the Best-Selling Class 8 Straight Truck

The rugged Mack® Granite® model is once again the No. 1-selling heavy-duty conventional straight truck in the U.S., based on IHS Markit U.S. new commercial vehicle registrations.* Built in the U.S.A. with Mack’s legendary durability and reliability, as well as the latest pioneering features to improve productivity and performance, the Granite model is the jobsite […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Model 567 SFFA at 2017 CONEXPO-CONAGG

Peterbilt is showcasing its Model 567 Set Forward Front Axle (SFFA), featuring innovative design solutions and class-leading performance, at this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 7-11. The Model 567 SFFA is engineered to optimize weight distribution, resulting in maximized payloads while meeting state and federal bridge laws. Ideal for mixer […]

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International Truck Showcases HX™ Series and WorkStar® at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

International Truck returns to the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 show March 7-11th in Las Vegas, showcasing their line-up of severe service trucks tough enough to tackle the construction industry. International Truck will feature three International HX Series models with applications specific to the construction industry, including an HX515 mixer, HX615 stone slinger and two HX620 dump trucks, […]

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SelecTrucks Announces Commitment to Veterans

SelecTrucks announced a new discount program for military veterans at 24 SelecTrucks Centers throughout the United States and Canada. In support of “Hiring our Heroes,” Veterans of the United States and Canadian military are now eligible to receive a discount of up to $3,500 on qualifying vehicle purchases through the Proud to Serve Veterans Discount. […]

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Minimizer looking for new product ideas

Heavy duty trucking veterans, or anybody else for that matter, Minimizer wants to hear from you! The aftermarket parts company is looking for its next Tested and Tortured product, and often receives ideas from the people that do the job day-in and day-out. “We were started by my father, who developed the world’s first poly […]

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