Archive | November, 2017
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Kenworth T880S with Con-Tech Manufacturing BridgeKing Package To Be Auctioned at World of Concrete’s CIM Auction

A Kenworth T880S bridge formula mixer chassis will be auctioned at the 12th annual Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program auction Jan. 24 at the World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas. The T880S with a set-forward front axle is equipped with a PACCAR MX-11 engine rated at 430-hp and 1,650 lb-ft of torque, and a […]

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Western Star 5700XE Delivers Christmas Tree to Michigan State Capital

A special load demands a special truck. That’s why a 2018 Western Star 5700XE delivered the official Michigan state Christmas tree to the Capitol building on October 27, 2017. The 5700XE, which was showcased at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in September, traveled from Atlanta to Stephenson, Michigan, so the 61-foot white spruce […]

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Attractive Kenworth T680 Advantage Draws Crowds as Montana Owner-Operator Transports U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Weeks before the U.S. Forest Service announced the choice of owner-operator Larry Spiekermeier and Whitewood Transport to transport the 2017 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Spiekermeier knew he and his company were strong contenders. Larry Spiekermeier of Whitewood Transport is the driver of the Kenworth T680 Advantage U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Tour truck en route to […]

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Navistar OnCommand® Connection Sweepstakes Winner Receives International® Protar®, Equipped with Latest Connected Technology

In an exciting conclusion to its extensive tour of the U.S., an International® ProStar® over-the-road truck was delivered to the winner of Navistar’s OnCommand® Connection Sweepstakes, Houston truck driver Jim McCauley. The delivery took place during a special ceremony hosted by Navistar and TravelCenters of America at the TA® in Baytown, Texas, just east of […]

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Kenworth PremierCare Gold Certified Program Going Strong and Driving Superior Customer Service

The Kenworth PremierCare® Certified Gold program is driving the customer support level higher as Kenworth dealers have invested in facilities, added service technicians, increased PACCAR engine training, and expanded evening and weekend service hours to achieve the program’s more stringent requirements implemented a year ago. Wisconsin Kenworth – Windsor To attain Gold Certified status, Kenworth […]

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Western Star Rewards Veterans with Discount Program

Western Star Trucks and Daimler Truck Financial (DTF) are proud to announce that their program to give discounts on new trucks to U.S. and Canadian military veterans will continue throughout 2018. The Western Star VetStar Military Appreciation Program, which launched in 2017, offers U.S. veterans up to a $2,000 match on a down payment on […]

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Freightliner Trucks Unveils the Latest Round of Enhancements for the New Cascadia

For the second time in less than a month, Freightliner Trucks has announced upgrades to its revolutionary new Cascadia® model. The newest enhancements include: · Keyless entry that offers convenience and can improve safety. Besides buttons for locking and unlocking, this feature can roll down windows and, if equipped, test the bulbs on the truck’s exterior […]

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Freightliner Unveils 60-Inch Raised Roof Configuration for New Cascadia

Freightliner’s new Cascadia® will now be offered in a 60-inch raised roof sleeper model in both 116- and 126-inch BBC platforms – adding to the number of configurations available for the groundbreaking truck model. “Driver experience is a key part of our Real Cost of Ownership proposition, and this is another solution the new Cascadia […]

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Kenworth T680 Advantage Begins Transport of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Washington, D.C., Following Harvest

The 53rd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree – a 79-foot Englemann Spruce from northwestern Montana – began its nearly 3,000-mile journey from the Kootenai National Forest to Washington, D.C., following its harvesting 45 miles north of Libby Tuesday. Photos courtesy of James Edward Mills / Choose Outdoors After the cutting, the “People’s Tree” was hoisted onto […]

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Heartland Express Recognized for Superior On-Time Service, Selects T680s for Reliability and Driver Comfort

Heartland Express, Inc., headquartered in North Liberty, Iowa, serves customers throughout the United States with award-winning excellence. One of North America’s largest carriers, Heartland has been recognized 18 times by Forbes Magazine as one of the Top 200 Best Small Companies in America, as well as being ranked by Logistics Management Magazine 13 times as […]

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PETERBILT CELEBRATES 1,000,000TH TRUCK MILESTONE WITH PETERBILT SUPERFAN CAMPAIGN

Peterbilt Motors Company will celebrate a significant milestone with the production of its 1,000,000th truck in mid-January 2018. “Since the early days of production in 1939, Peterbilt has been the preferred brand of drivers and owner operators built on a reputation of unrivaled quality and customer value. Today that customer preference has expanded to include […]

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Mack Trucks Signs MOU with Lytx

Mack Trucks announced it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Lytx®, the leading provider of video services that help enhance the safety, efficiency, productivity and profitability of fleets. Mack is exploring leveraging Lytx DriveCam®, an in-cab event recorder and coaching system which records internal and external events when an unsafe driving event […]

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