Archive | February, 2018
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NAM Spotlights Modern Manufacturing in California During 2018 State of Manufacturing Tour

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today traveled to San Jose to highlight California’s manufacturing industry and the bright future ahead as part of the fourth annual NAM State of Manufacturing Tour. During the visit, NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons joined manufacturers, students, parents, employees and business and community leaders to discuss manufacturing’s confident […]

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SLCC’s Westpointe Receives $400K Donation from Kenworth Sales Company

Kenworth Sales Company President Kyle Treadway was on a tour of Salt Lake Community College’s new Westpointe Workforce Training & Education Center when he decided his company needed to invest in the students who will soon be training within the Westpointe diesel technician program. “I saw their commitment and said, ‘I can get behind that. […]

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Kenworth Names 2018 Parts Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2018 Kenworth Parts Council. Leading parts directors and managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the council, which focuses on further enhancing parts quality and customer support for truck operators and fleets. Kenworth Parts Council members for 2018 are: Chairperson – Jo Frost, Edmonton […]

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TravelCenters of America Announces Sponsorship of TA Truck Service Challenge at the Atlanta Motor Speedway

TravelCenters of America LLC (“TravelCenters”) (Nasdaq:  TA) announced its sponsorship of the 2018 TA Truck Service Challenge competition for the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series for professional transport drivers. The challenge is hosted and managed by Marketing 500.  The TA Truck Service Challenge, conducted the day the transport haulers arrive at […]

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Mack Anthem® Model Featured at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council

A 2018 Mack Anthem® 70-inch Stand Up sleeper model will be showcased in Mack booth No. 1321 at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology & Maintenance Council March 5–8 in Atlanta. The Mack Anthem model includes a fully integrated Mack powertrain, with a  Mack MP®8 Super Econodyne® engine with turbo compounding, 445 horsepower and 1,860/1,560 lb.-ft. of torque; a Mack mDRIVE™ 12-speed automated manual transmission; and […]

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Mack Trucks Highlights Mack® Granite® Models at 2018 Work Truck Show

Mack Trucks will spotlight the versatility and ruggedness of the Mack® Granite®,  the No.1-selling heavy-duty conventional straight truck in the U.S. for four years in a row, at the 2018 Work Truck Show, March 6–9, at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Two Mack Granite models on display in Mack booth No. 3527 will highlight expanded options available to customers, […]

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Kenworth Hawaii Opens First Kenworth Dealership

Kenworth Hawaii recently celebrated the grand opening of its 14,500 square-foot full-service dealership in Kailua-Kona with a barbecue, music performed by local artists and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The event was attended by more than 250 customers, plus local officials and company leaders from Kenworth and PACCAR. Meanwhile, remodeling on an 11,000 square-foot parts and service […]

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Pine Tree Towing and Recovery Makes the Tough Lifts with Kenworth T880 Twin Steers

Ron Myers is a life-long tow truck operator. He did his first tow at the age of 12 – something you’d never see these days. “Things were different back in 1972 at my local motor speedway,” Myers recalled with a chuckle. “They even let me drive a tow truck. Hard to believe when you think […]

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Peterbilt Announces Allstate Peterbilt as Dealer of the Year

Peterbilt Motors Company names Allstate Peterbilt as the 2017 Dealer of the Year. The award was presented at the 2018 Peterbilt Dealer Meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona. The annual two day business meeting brings together Peterbilt dealers from across North America. The meeting includes presentations and breakout sessions, with focused reviews on strengthening the dealer […]

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MHC Kenworth – Colorado Receives 2017 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award

MHC Kenworth – Colorado received the prestigious 2017 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Scottsdale, Arizona. “It is a great honor for MHC Kenworth – Colorado to receive Dealer of the Year award for the seventh time,” said Mike Murphy, […]

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Major Minimizer Promotion Ends in March

Minimizer’s biggest promotion ever, with prizes totaling more than $80,000, is entering the home stretch. The #RespectTheDriver promotion features two major prizes up for grabs – a 2017 Limited Edition Jack Daniels Indian Chieftain Motorcycle and a Bandit Big Rig Series race-ready truck. The contest ends March 31st and two lucky winners will be notified […]

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Mack Anthem® is Born Ready to Deliver NASCAR’s 2018 Season

As it has for 60 years, the DAYTONA 500 provided another great jump start to what’s sure to be another exciting NASCAR season. And as they have for more than a century, Mack® trucks built in America were on the job. Delivering everything the sport needed to ensure another successful race was the lineup of new […]

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