Archive | May, 2017
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Kenworth T680 Premium Features Draw Rave Review from Fleet Owner and Drivers

Howard Sodano abides by the “Golden Rule.” Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. It’s been his mantra since starting his trucking company – HRS Transport – more than 30 years ago. “I started with one truck at the age of 25, hauling cheese from New Jersey to the Midwest,” Sodano […]

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Nomination Deadline Nears for “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award – Kenworth T680 Advantage 76-inch Sleeper

Will Recognize Top Rookie Veteran Serving as Commercial Truck Driver The search continues as Kenworth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program and FASTPORT work together to find America’s top rookie military veteran who has made the transition from active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces to driving for a commercial fleet. […]

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Kenworth Truck Company and Whitewood Transport Team up to Haul the 2017 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

The Christmas season will be a little brighter this year with the help of Kenworth Truck Company and Whitewood Transport, as the two take on the role of transporting the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to Washington D.C. An annual gift to the nation, the 2017 tree will make its way to the West Lawn of […]

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International Truck Launches RH™ Series

New Lightweight Class 8 Regional Haul Tractor Reflects Extensive Driver Input, Delivers Enhancements in Uptime, Visibility, and Fuel Economy International Truck launched the International® RH™ Series, its new Class 8 regional haul tractor powered by the new International A26 12.4L engine, designed to deliver best-in-class uptime, improved visibility, and outstanding fuel economy. “The new International […]

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PETERBILT RECEIVES THREE FROST & SULLIVAN MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP AWARDS

Peterbilt Motors Company received three prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council in in recognition of the Plant’s leadership in manufacturing and quality. Peterbilt received awards for the Dynamic Truck Test (DTT) program, the Power Distribution Vision Inspection System and the Self & Successive Inspection Project.   “Peterbilt is proud to repeatedly […]

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Kenworth Releases New TruckTech+ Video Showcasing Remote Diagnostics, Service Management

Kenworth has produced a new video on the Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics and Service Management systems, which streamline communications, accelerate diagnostics, and expedite service work to help maximize uptime for fleets and truck operators. Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics enhances vehicle diagnostics by providing engine health information for Class 8 Kenworths, equipped with PACCAR MX or […]

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Shell ROTELLA SuperRigs® Truck Competition Thunders into Tulsa May 18-20

Competition Will Be Held at Exchange Center at Expo Square The 35th Annual Shell ROTELLA SuperRigs® truck competition will thunder into Exchange Center at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. May 18-20 with this year’s theme of “Titans of Tulsa.”  There will be activities for truckers and their families, as well as spectators. All Shell ROTELLA […]

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Mack LR Model Now Available in 4×2 Configuration

Mack Trucks’ low-entry refuse cabover, the Mack® LR model, is now available in a 4×2 configuration, giving customers a lighter, more maneuverable option for refuse collection. Mack made the announcement at WasteExpo 2017. “The LR model was initially available as a 6×4 only, but some customers needed improved maneuverability that only a 4×2 configuration could […]

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New Products Available for Western Star Trucks

New options are now available for Western Star trucks. “The needs of our customers continue to grow and change, so we will continue to add new options that will help our customers while delivering the power, performance and comfort expected from a Western Star truck,” said Kelley Platt, president, Western Star Trucks..  Options now available […]

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PETERBILT SHOWCASES MODEL 520 AT 2017 WASTEEXPO

Peterbilt is showcasing the new Model 520 lineup, including the PACCAR MX-11 engine, at this year’s WasteExpo conference at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, May 8-11. The Peterbilt exhibit, which displays five Model 520’s outfitted with a variety of refuse bodies, is located in Booth #1027. The Model 520 is […]

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Everyday Heroes Kenworth T680 Readies for June 20 Auction

Proceeds To Fund Truckers Against Trafficking, Truckers and Fleets Can Bid Online Truck fleets or operators looking to buy a new Kenworth T680, and show their support for Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), can do both on June 20. An auction for the Kenworth T680 Everyday Heroes Truck will be held on that date at Ritchie […]

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Mack Trucks Announces WasteExpo 2017 Product Lineup

Mack Trucks will spotlight a full lineup of refuse vehicles during WasteExpo 2017, including its Mack® LR model. The LR model, built to withstand challenges of refuse customers requiring enhanced maneuverability, increased visibility and improved driver comfort, is available in three-axle 6×4 configurations and is powered by diesel or natural gas. Also featured in Mack […]

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