Archive | April, 2018
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Freightliner Trucks Debuts New CNG Truck Models at 2018 ACT Expo

Two new Freightliner Cascadia® compressed natural gas (CNG) were showcased for the first time at the 2018 ACT Expo Conference. The trucks displayed in the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) booth, further expands DTNA’s breadth of alternative fuel options. One of the new Cascadia CNG vehicles featured by Freightliner at ACT Expo was developed in […]

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Mack Trucks to Offer Refuse Vehicles Wired for Lytx® Solutions

Mack Trucks refuse customers demanding further safety features for their vehicles now have the option to spec Mack® trucks pre-wired for equipment from Lytx, the global leader in video telematics. Mack made the announcement during WasteExpo 2018 April 24-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  “We are pleased that Mack customers now have the ability to […]

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New Features Available on Mack® LR Model Enhance Visibility, Driver Comfort

 Mack Trucks introduced new features on the Mack® LR refuse model to help enhance safety, improve driver productivity and expand spec options for customers. Mack made the announcement during WasteExpo 2018 April 24–26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The new features include a sliding glass window on the passenger side of the vehicle, an exterior stainless steel […]

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Mack Trucks to Have Fully Electric Refuse Vehicle Operating in New York City in 2019

Mack Trucks plans to have a fully electric Mack® LR refuse model equipped with an integrated Mack electric drivetrain operating in North America in 2019. The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), one of Mack’s largest customers, will test the demonstration vehicle in its highly demanding operations.  Mack believes that at this stage of electromobility […]

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New Freightliner EconicSD Waste Collection Truck Unveiled at WasteExpo

• The Freightliner EconicSD is an innovative, low-entry COE waste collection truck. • Equipped with the new Detroit DD8 mid-range engine and the Detroit Assurance suite of safety systems, the Freightliner EconicSD is a customer-centric solution with productivity, safety and uptime at its foundation.  • The Freightliner EconicSD will be available to order starting in the summer of […]

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Hornady Transportation Celebrates 90th Birthday

From its humble beginnings hauling crops and cattle to market in rural Alabama, Hornady Transportation LLC – a Daseke company — has grown to be a powerhouse flatbed hauler with 270 trucks, 400 trailers and 325 drivers and staff employees operating 22 million miles a year east of the Rockies. Now the company is celebrating […]

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Western Star is Official Truck of Dale Coyne Racing

Dale Coyne Racing is now relying on Western Star 5700XE trucks to haul its Verizon IndyCar Series race cars from race to race. As the Official Truck of Dale Coyne Racing, three Western Star 5700XE models are responsible for ensuring the team’s Indy cars, mobile shops and spare parts arrive safely and on time at every […]

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Mack Trucks Brings Extensive Refuse Lineup to WasteExpo 2018

  Mack Trucks highlighted versatility and application excellence with a range of trucks ready to handle demanding refuse and recycling applications, including the Mack® LR model, at WasteExpo 2018, April 24–26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The LR model features a comfortable driver-focused design for improved productivity and enhanced visibility for increased safety. Mack’s newest […]

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Potential buyers can bid on construction and farm equipment, heavy trucks and trailers, and more during two-day, two-ring auction event. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Brooklyn, MS — Monday, April 23 — Jeff Martin Auctioneers will host a two-day, two-ring auction event Friday, May 11 through Saturday, May 12. The auction runs both days from 10AM […]

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Great Dane Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Great Dane announced that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). BiTA is a coalition of industry leaders dedicated to the development of blockchain standards, education and solutions for the freight industry.  “As a transportation solutions leader, it is Great Dane’s mission to stay on the cutting edge of new technology and innovation,” […]

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Western Star Offers New Rebate Program for the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada

Western Star announced a new Association Rebate program for the members of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC). WTFC members qualify for the rebate when they purchase any new Western Star 4700, 4900 or 5700XE model truck or tractor. To be eligible for a rebate from Western Star, customers must be a verified WTFC […]

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Western Star featured a selection of its hand-built, rugged truck models at Truck World 2018. Show attendees had the opportunity to explore Western Star’s premium Class 8 vehicles that take on the most demanding of applications. “We invite Truck World attendees to come to the Western Star booth to learn what makes our trucks the best […]

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