Archive | January, 2019

Kenworth of South Florida – Riviera Beach Relocates To New $2.7 Million Facility

Kenworth of South Florida – Riviera Beach has relocated its parts and service dealership to a larger, newly constructed facility to enhance customer support. The $2.7 million facility features 12 service bays, 2-hour truck diagnosis through Kenworth PremierCare® ExpressLane, 700 square-foot visual parts department supported by a large, fully stocked parts warehouse with ample inventory, a comfortable driver’s […]

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Trucking Executive Gary Coleman Establishes Scholarship Fund At His Alma Mater To Give Students Access To College

A successful Canadian trucking-company executive has established a scholarship fund at his alma mater to give students opportunities for success in their own careers  The Gary Coleman Award for Inner City Scholars will pay tuition, books and expenses for up to four students at a time who are pursuing degrees in three business-related programs at […]

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Kenworth Names 2019 Dealer Council, Supports Gold Level Customer Service

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2019 Kenworth Dealer Council members. The council features eight executives representing more than 410 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 […]

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Minimizer has developed a new steerable axle fender bracket kit for use with a Watson Chalin SL20K-2065 axle. “This is about meeting demand,” Minimizer technical manager Gordon Eby said.  “This particular Watson Chalin axle is fairly new, and we started getting a number of requests for a kit that would work on that axle, so […]

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Phillips Industries Introduces WEATHER-TITETM M2 Dual Pole Plug Connection with Superior Corrosion Protection

Phillips Industries has introduced the WEATHER-TITETM M2 liftgate electrical assembly with the only dual pole plug connection on the market today that offers superior corrosion protection and is interchangeable with any standard J3082 liftgate dual pole socket.   Phillips Industries designed the WEATHER-TITE M2 for dual pole applications specifically to eliminate corrosion build up that can easily occur […]

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Triangle Suspension Systems Celebrates First 100 Years

 In 2019 Triangle Suspension Systems, Inc. celebrates its first 100 years as a major supplier to the heavy-duty aftermarket.  During a press conference held here today in conjunction with Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW 2019) Triangle gave an overview of the company and presented plans for the future.   Triangle Spring Company was founded in […]

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Mack Defense Completes Surveillance Audit for ISO Standards

Mack Defense successfully completed the first annual surveillance audit of its Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2015) and Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015) with no findings identified during the audit. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, promotes global standardization for specifications and requirements for materials, products, procedures, formats, information and quality management. Certification under ISO standards […]

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Kenworth T680s Answer the Call of Duty for USA Truck

When soldiers go into battle, they rely on their training, experience and equipment to keep them safe and enable them to complete their mission. When the troops from USA Truck roll out, they depend on the Kenworth T680 to keep routes on schedule and their crew of drivers, more than a quarter of which are […]

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Drivewyze News – Drivewyze Announces Bypass Service Set to Begin in Ontario

In a press event held in London, Ontario, the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) announced inspection station bypass, through Drivewyze, is coming to the province in an effort to improve productivity and safety in the region. Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass will be available for subscription, starting March 1, at 32 inspection station locations. […]

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Optronics Unveils New Website and Issues New 2019 Vehicle Lighting Catalog

Optronics International, a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, today went live with the company’s new website featuring its newly-released 2019 Vehicle Lighting Catalog. Both the website and catalog will make it easier for users to select and obtain information on over 3,000 of the industry’s most advanced LED and traditional lighting products offered […]

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Mack Trucks Offers Association Loyalty Reward Card Program for Certain Mack® Models

Mack Trucks today announced a new loyalty reward program for members of eligible industry associations who purchase model year 2019 and 2020 Mack® Granite®, TerraPro™, LR, Pinnacle™ or Mack Anthem® models. Mack made the announcement during World of Concrete 2019, Jan. 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. The Loyalty Reward Card Program offers members […]

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Mack® mDRIVE™ HD Debuts in Mack TerraPro® Cabover Concrete Pumper Models

Mack Trucks will offer the Mack® mDRIVE™ HD automated manual transmission (AMT) in Mack TerraPro® concrete pumper models beginning in 2019, marking the first time in the industry that an AMT has been available in a cabover concrete pumper. The fully integrated 13- and 14-speed mDRIVE HD AMTs give concrete pumper customers improved performance, proven durability and maximized uptime in […]

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