Archive | September, 2018
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Houston Food Bank Depends on Kenworth Trucks To Fight Hunger

The ability to feed the hungry involves more than just a generous heart and a willing spirit. As the largest Feeding America food bank in the country, the Houston Food Bank annually serves 122 million nutritious meals through community partners, including food pantries, soup kitchens, social service providers, and schools in 18 southeast Texas counties. […]

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DTNA Brings Vocational, Electric Solutions to the IAA 2018

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) showcases Freightliner® EconicSD™, Freightliner 114SD and the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner® C2 all-electric school bus at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018. The products are part of the Daimler exhibit (#FG P98), which features Daimler commercial vehicle solutions from around the world. “At DTNA, our local market solutions often begin with […]

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Mack Anthem® Design Team Wins Prestigious Award

The Industrial Designers Society of America today awarded Mack Trucks’ design team a Silver International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) in recognition of their work on the all-new Mack Anthem® model. The team accepted the award at the 2018 International Design Conference IDEA Ceremony & Gala in New Orleans. “For those of us in this field, being […]

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‘Highway Thru Hell’ Star Jamie Davis Visits Mack Trucks

Jamie Davis, star of the international hit television show “Highway Thru Hell,” recently visited Mack Trucks’ Lehigh Valley Operations in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where all Mack® truck models for North America and export are assembled. Davis followed his Mack Anthem® model (left) through the assembly process, even lending a hand to help install the iconic Mack Bulldog (right). Davis’ Discovery Channel […]

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Port of Los Angeles Preliminarily Awarded $41 Million from California Air Resources Board to Launch Zero Emissions Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell-Electric Freight Project

With Support from Toyota, Kenworth and Shell, POLA will establish a fuel-cell-electric technology network for freight transport to move goods from “Shore to Store”  Project will include 10 zero-emissions heavy-duty hydrogen fuel-cell-electric trucks, two new heavy-duty hydrogen fuel stations, and 4 zero-emissions cargo handling equipment The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $41 million dollars […]

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Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing LLC and Bosch Celebrate 10 year anniversary of North America Fuel Systems Remanufacturing LLC

North America Fuel Systems Remanufacturing LLC (NAFSR) celebrated its 10 year anniversary with an employee event and remarks by the mayor of Kentwood. NAFSR is a joint venture between Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing LLC and Bosch that produces remanufactured fuel products for heavy duty trucks. The product portfolio includes wide range of fuel system products that […]

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Diesel Laptops Announces Free Truck Parts Cross Software

Diesel Laptops, a provider of commercial truck diesel diagnostic software, repair information and hardware, announces their launch of a free software program called Truck Parts Cross. Truck Parts Cross is a database consisting of over 1.2 million heavy duty truck part numbers, along with cross references to other manufacturers of those parts. This includes both […]

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Phillips & Temro Industries Continues to Innovate APUs, Launches Idle Free® Series 5000 eAPU® for Class 8 Trucks

Phillips & Temro Industries (PTI) announced today the launch of its Idle Free Series 5000 eAPU®, a high capacity cooling electric auxiliary power unit designed specifically to keep truckers comfortable in hot climates. Phillips & Temro developed the Idle Free Series 5000 utilizing the latest, proven compressor technology, which when combined with a wall mounted […]

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PACCAR Parts Celebrates 45 Years of Uptime

To commemorate 45 years as a division of PACCAR, PACCAR Parts’ employees celebrated on Aug. 16 at facilities around the globe. At the PACCAR Parts campus in Renton, Wash., alumni, retirees and current employees celebrated with acknowledgements from Ron Armstrong, PACCAR chief executive officer, David Danforth, PACCAR Parts general manager, and others.  From the very […]

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Western Star 5700XE Helps Food Bank Feed the Hungry

A food bank is delivering food faster and more efficiently with a Western Star 5700XE. The truck belongs to God’s Pantry Food Bank, which serves more than 400 food pantries and meal programs across 50 counties and 16,000 square miles in Central and Eastern Kentucky. The Food Bank distributes enough food to create more than […]

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Mack Trucks Salutes Champion Truck Drivers

Mack Trucks salutes the dozens of drivers who participated in this year’s recent National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Columbus, Ohio, as well as all professional drivers who keep our economy moving. Showcasing the talents of professional truck drivers from around the country, participants competed in nine vehicle classes that tested driving skill, safety and acumen. At […]

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Kenworth To Add PeopleNet App To NAV+HD System as T680 and T880 Option

The Kenworth NAV+ HD system, which is optional on the Kenworth T680 and T880, will offer a PeopleNet app integrating its fleet management services and an electronic logging device (ELD) solution. The app, which uses the Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics platform, will be available as an option on new T680s and T880s. The announcement was […]

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