Archive | September, 2018
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Mack Anthem® Helps ‘Trucking For a Cure’ Raise Money for Canadian Cancer Society

A Mack Anthem® model recently participated in “Trucking For a Cure,” an annual truck convoy that raises money in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. Mack Trucks dealer Vision Truck Group in Cambridge, Ontario provided the truck, which was driven by members of the OwnerOperators Business Association of Canada (OBAC) and raised $3,340 CAD in […]

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Cooper Tire to Reach 10,000 Students at Manufacturing Day Events in October

Marking its fourth year as a member of the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) and Manufacturing Institute’s (MI) Dream It. Do It. program, Cooper Tire will connect with more than 10,000 students—primarily eighth graders—for Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) events throughout October. Cooper will focus on the communities where the company has major facilities—Findlay, Ohio; Texarkana, […]

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Peterbilt Announces Electrical Updates

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the Vehicle Electrical Control Unit (VECU) to increase customer functionality and simplify body upfitting. “Peterbilt’s heritage is built on customers being able to order a truck that is designed and manufactured specifically to get the job done in the most efficient and reliable manner,” said Robert Woodall, Assistant General Manager – […]

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Kenworth T880S Mixer with McNeilus Bridgemaster Package Provides Major Donation to RMC Research & Education Foundation

A Kenworth T880S bridge formula mixer chassis, recently sold during online bidding, will provide a major contribution to the RMC Research & Education Foundation, thanks to Kenworth, McNeilus, NorCal Kenworth and other participating Kenworth supplier partners. The T880S will display at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) ConcreteWorks Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 in National Harbor, […]

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Dana Inc – Company Highlights

Dana Showcases Spicer® ElectrifiedTM with TM4 e-Propulsion Portfolio at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018   Company Highlights Comprehensive Global Electrification Capabilities, Including Complete Electrified System Integration   At the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 trade show, Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) revealed its comprehensive Spicer® ElectrifiedTM with TM4® portfolio, including fully integrated electro-mechanical propulsion systems featuring gearboxes, electric motors, inverters, and […]

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Michelin Celebrates the Spirit of Exploration and Travel with Nationwide Rock-Painting Contest

In the early days of motoring, Edouard and Andre Michelin introduced the famed Michelin Guide to encourage people to drive their automobiles farther and more frequently. They encouraged people to explore and sightsee as they traveled, enjoying their newfound mobility. Celebrating the same spirit of exploration and mobility that continues today, Michelin North America introduces […]

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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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