Archive | January, 2018

Jeff Sather Appointed President and CEO of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and CEO of its subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC). In this position, Sather will lead all operations of the market-leading manufacturer of motorhome, walk-in van, school bus and commercial bus chassis. In his most recent role, Sather acted […]

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Kenworth Names 2018 PACCAR MX Engine Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2018 Kenworth PACCAR MX Engine Council. Leading service managers and directors at Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the council, which assists the company in developing guidelines for service improvements and support for the PACCAR MX-11 and MX-13 engines. The 2018 Kenworth Council members are: Chairman – […]

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CVSN, GenNext Sign an MOU to Increase Value to More Companies in the Aftermarket

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) and GenNext recently signed a Memo of Understanding (MOU) to bring GenNext’s events and activities underneath the CVSN umbrella of services.  Immediately following the Distributor Training Expo (DTE) in Atlanta on April 20-22, which is jointly hosted by CVSN and GenNext, CVSN will take over the administration of GenNext […]

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MAHLE Service Solutions Introduces Four New HD Products to its FluidPRO® Line of Fluid Exchange Systems at HDAW 2018

MAHLE Service Solutions has announced a major expansion of its FluidPRO® line of fluid exchange systems for the commercial vehicle aftermarket, including the introduction of four new machines. The new machines were unveiled during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2018 in Las Vegas. All of them are designed to increase shop productivity. The FluidPRO® CFF-1HD Multi-Fluid Filtration […]

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Truckers support EPA’s plan to repeal glider kit requirements

A national trucking association sent a letter of support to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to reconsider emission requirements for glider kits. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, which represents 160,000 members, supports a proposed repeal of the Phase 2 emissions standards for glider kits. The repeal is […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Goes Digital On Its Spot Freight Deliveries

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is launching a new digital platform for its contracted freight carriers in the United States to match them with the company’s spot loads using a customized version of an app developed by Loadsmart. “To manufacture trucks, we need carriers to deliver components and parts to our plants,” said Lori Heino-Royer, […]

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Kenworth Names 2018 Service Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2018 Kenworth Service Council. Leading Kenworth service managers in the United States and Canada serve on the council, which helps to promote service and product improvements to enhance The World’s Best® products. Members of the 2018 Kenworth Service Council are: Chairman – Wes Sage, Papé Kenworth (Portland, Oregon); Adam Burrough, […]

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Drivewyze Trucker Alerts Improve Safe Driving on PA Turnpike

A Pennsylvania Turnpike connected-truck pilot program that provides in-cab safety alerts to commercial drivers has helped reduce truck speeds and boost traveler safety on curves and ramps on the PA Turnpike system. In the first six months of a program operated in partnership with Drivewyze Inc. of Dallas, the Pennsylvania Turnpike delivered more than 70,000 […]

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DENSO Heavy Duty News Release

DENSO Announces Enhancements to its Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Program Improved capability, cutting edge technology and expanded coverage added DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., has announced significant improvements to its PowerEdge Diesel Aftertreatment Program. Key among the changes is expanded coverage for diesel particular filters and coming […]

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Mack Trucks Introduces Online Configurator for Mack® Granite®, Granite MHD Models

Mack Trucks recently launched the Mack Trucks Configurator, a new online tool that enables customers to build and customize Mack® Granite® and Granite MHD models virtually to see which specs are most effective for their applications.  “The Mack Trucks Configurator presents customers with recommended specs for seven Granite applications, plus six more for the Granite MHD,” said […]

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Mack Trucks Offers Loyalty Reward Program for NRMCA Members on Mack® Granite® Models

As the construction industry finishes a strong 2017 and economists expect continued growth in 2018, Mack Trucks announced a new loyalty reward program for National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) members who purchase Mack® Granite® models. Mack made the announcement during World of Concrete 2018, Jan. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.  The […]

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Lone Mountain Truck Leasing Signs 10,000th Lease With Independent Owner-Operator

Lone Mountain Truck Leasing announced that they recently signed their 10,000th truck lease with independent owner-operator, Mujo Deronjic. Mujo made the trip to Lone Mountain’s newest location in Fort Worth, TX where he then drove away with his Freightliner Cascadia. “We are very proud to have reached the milestone of signing 10,000 leases. We know […]

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