Archive | May, 2018
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Mack Trucks Shares Stories from the Road with RoadLifeTV, Launching June 19

The values of hard work, determination and family are celebrated in RoadLifeTV, a video series from Mack Trucks sharing the stories of everyday men and women doing extraordinary things to keep the wheels turning and the world moving. The eight-part series, available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, launches June 19, with additional episodic content available on http://roadlife.tv/. “Every day, dedicated […]

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Mack Trucks Honors Fallen Military Heroes in 31st Annual Ride for Freedom

Mack Trucks once again joined in a tribute to military men and women who have fallen in the line of duty with its participation in the 31st annual Rolling Thunder – Ride for Freedom rally. The event, which took place May 25–28 in Washington, D.C., honored fallen military heroes and drew attention to continued efforts to […]

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Pitt Ohio to Test Two Mack Anthem® Natural Gas Vehicles

Pittsburgh-based carrier Pitt Ohio will test two Mack Anthem® models equipped with Cummins Westport ISX12N natural gas engines during the next year as part of their ongoing commitment to reducing the environmental impact of their fleet through the use of alternative fuels. These two near-zero emissions trucks were the centerpiece at a recent announcement by the Pennsylvania Department […]

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Log Hauling Evolution: Kenworth T880 Key to Competitiveness and Efficiency at Western Forest Products

Canada is the home and native land of Western Forest Products, the largest coastal timberlands operator and lumber producer in British Columbia. For years, the company, which has an annual available harvest greater than 6 million cubic meters (2.5 billion board feet), has relied on a private railway and off-road trucks to move logs to […]

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Great Dane Honors Branches, Dealers and Individuals for Performance Achievements

Great Dane has announced the winners of its annual Sales, Parts & Service awards for 2017. These awards recognize outstanding individuals and teams for their exceptional performance in the previous year. “Since 1989, Great Dane has recognized the individuals and teams in our Sales, Parts & Service departments who have gone above and beyond to […]

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Kenworth and UPS Collaborate on DOE SuperTruck II Program

Kenworth is developing important advancements in Class 8 truck aerodynamics, engine and powertrain efficiencies under the $8 million SuperTruck II program funded by the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Goals for the program include the demonstration of greater than 100 percent improvement in freight efficiency* over 2009 equivalent product, and […]

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Western Star Offers OOIDA Member Discounts

Current members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive rebates on qualifying new Western Star truck models. Qualifying used trucks at SelecTrucks Centers are also eligible for the discount program. To be eligible for a rebate from Western Star or SelecTrucks, customers must be OOIDA members for 90 days prior to purchase and […]

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Freightliner Trucks Offers OOIDA Member Discounts

Current members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive rebates on qualifying new Freightliner truck models. Qualifying used trucks at SelecTrucks Centers are also eligible for the discount program. “We’re proud of our partnership with OOIDA, and are pleased to offer its members rebates on our trucks,” said Kelly Gedert, director of product […]

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California Customers Can Now Receive Vouchers for Certain Mack® Natural Gas Models

Mack Anthem®, Mack® LR and TerraPro® models equipped with Cummins Westport natural gas engines now qualify for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). HVIP encourages the purchase of natural gas–powered vehicles in California with vouchers to help offset the cost. Mack Anthem models are eligible for $40,000 […]

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Idaho Activates Drivewyze at Five More Ports of Entry on I-15, I-90 and US-95

 The Idaho Transportation Department has added Drivewyze bypass service to five additional ports of entry on U.S. Interstates 15 and 90 and U.S. Highway 95. Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service is now offered at a total of seven sites in the Gem State. The state uses the Drivewyze platform to screen trucks for safety […]

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Kenworth Offers Dana SPL 250 Lite Driveline for T680 and T880 in Linehaul and Regional Haul Applications

Kenworth now offers the new Dana SPL® 250 Lite driveline for the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 in linehaul and regional haul applications. The SPL 250 Lite sheds 25 pounds without sacrificing performance or durability, has fewer moving parts, and reduces Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) values compared to the SPL 250 XL driveline series […]

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Volvo Trucks Reinforces Commitment to Professional Truck Drivers with Dedication of New VNL 760 Model to America’s Road Team

Volvo Trucks North America presented a new Volvo VNL 760 to representatives of the America’s Road Team, the trucking industry’s premier safety outreach program, at the recent Volvo Ocean race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island. The Road Team Captains will drive the new VNL 760 and ATA’s Interstate One mobile classroom trailer all over America, […]

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