Archive | February, 2018
180219- Mack Granite MHD

Mack® Granite®, Mack Granite® MHD Models Take Center Stage at WWETT Show

Mack Trucks today announced it will feature the Mack® Granite® and Mack Granite®Medium Heavy Duty (MHD) models at the 2018 Waste & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show Feb. 21–24 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The Mack Granite model on display in Mack booth No. 1525 features the recently introduced Mack mDRIVE™ HD automated manual transmission (AMT) with split-shaft functionality for […]

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Navistar recognized 32 top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Award. This select group, which represents the top two percent of the company’s supply base, helped Navistar deliver on its uptime promise and exceeded the performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology, and cost. “We are delighted to acknowledge our best suppliers with the elite Diamond […]

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FTR Reports Preliminary January Trailer Orders In 40,000 Range for Third Consecutive Month

  FTR reports preliminary January orders in the 40,000 range for the third consecutive month.  If the numbers hold when final orders are reported, this will be the first time in history that the industry has been at those levels in any 3-month period.  Dry van totals were elevated again and refrigerated van orders were […]

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Peterbilt Launches New Model 579 UltraLoft

Peterbilt Motors Company introduced the new Model 579 UltraLoft. The UltraLoft offers drivers an integral cab and sleeper design for Peterbilt’s flagship on-highway Model 579 that provides the ultimate level of driver comfort and the distinctive style and quality Peterbilt is known for. “The Model 579 has been a huge success for our on-highway customers, […]

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Freightliner remote update

Now Available for the New Freightliner Cascadia: Over-the-Air Detroit Connect Remote Updates

Detroit Connect Remote Updates is now available exclusively for the new Freightliner Cascadia® spec’d with Detroit™ engines. With Remote Updates, fleets can now make over-the-air engine parameter changes on one or more trucks and download Detroit Diesel Electronic Control (DDEC) reports without having to physically touch the vehicle. Remote Updates can be easily implemented remotely […]

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Arie Luyendyk, Jr

“The Bachelor” Arie Luyendyk, Jr. Encourages Young Drivers to Show Their Tires Some Love this Valentine’s Day

As the race car driving star of ABC’s “The Bachelor” and a Cooper safety spokesman, Arie Luyendyk, Jr. knows about love – even when it comes to loving your tires. This Valentine’s Day, Luyendyk is teaming with Cooper Tire’s Tread Wisely™ program, a tire and vehicle safety campaign for teens and young adults, to share […]

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180213 - Steve Moakler Album2

Mack Trucks and Recording Artist Steve Moakler Celebrate ‘Born Ready’ Album and Tour

Recording artist Steve Moakler announced today that “Born Ready,” the title of the song he released last week inspired by his partnership with Mack Trucks and paying tribute to the value of hard work, is also the name of  his upcoming tour and new album.  Moakler originally debuted “Born Ready,” which borrows its title from […]

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180212 - Tri-State Dealer of the Year

Tri-State Truck Center Named Mack’s 2017 North American Dealer of the Year

Mack Trucks named Tri-State Truck Center of Memphis, Tennessee, its 2017 North American Dealer of the Year.  Tri-State Truck Center, which opened in 1945, achieved 185 percent of its sales goal and 127 percent of its leasing plan in 2017.  “Tri-State Truck Center is an outstanding representative of the Mack brand,” said Jonathan Randall, senior […]

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International Truck Names Terry Minor The 2017 North American Dealer Of The Year

Terry Minor, Dealer Principal of Cumberland International Trucks Receives Industry Award from International Truck for Commitment to Uptime, Improved Sales, and Customer Satisfaction International Truck recently honored Nashville, Tennessee based Terry Minor, chief executive officer of Cumberland International Trucks as its 2017 North American Dealer of the Year. The award recognizes top International dealers for both their commitment […]

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Kenworth Achieves Milestone 400th Dealership, Strong Dealer Network Drives Superior Customer Support

Kenworth Truck Co. has achieved a significant milestone in providing the industry’s leading level of customer support with the recent opening of its 400th dealership location. “Our 400th dealership represents the dedication of Kenworth dealers in building a strong network of locations throughout the United States and Canada that provide superior support no matter where […]

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Kenworth Names 2018 Dealer Council, Supports Gold Level Customer Service

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2018 Kenworth Dealer Council members. The council features eight executives representing the 400 Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada. The council works in partnership with Kenworth to help provide leading-edge customer support throughout the dealer network with the Kenworth PremierCare® and Kenworth PremierCare Gold Certified service programs. PremierCare Gold […]

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New Detroit Engine Strengthens Commitment to Vocational Market, Expands Product Portfolio

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the start of vehicle production on February 5, 2018 with the new Detroit™ DD8™ engine. The engine is the latest addition to Detroit’s expansive powertrain portfolio. The success of the DD8 engine further increases Detroit’s overall market leadership and complements the already-in-production DD5™ engine for medium-duty and vocational markets. […]

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