Archive | April, 2019

Drivewyze Completes Weigh Station Installations in Missouri, Now Fully Deployed at 19 Locations

Drivewyze Inc., has announced the completion of its service site rollout in Missouri at all 19 weigh stations across the state. Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass is now operational at all Missouri locations, delivering weigh station bypass opportunities to its customers driving in the state. “Our bypass service network is second to none in Missouri,” […]

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Redesigned PACCAR Powertrain Website Aids Kenworth Customers

The redesigned PACCAR Powertrain website aids Kenworth customers in their search for the latest product information on PACCAR engines, PACCAR transmissions, and PACCAR axles. The website features new engine and powertrain videos, and updated literature supported by enhanced navigation and mobile-responsive design to provide seamless access on any device. The integrated PACCAR Powertrain, which includes the […]

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Kenworth Owners Capture Honors at PKY Truck Beauty Championship

Three Kenworth customers earned all-expense paid trips for two to visit the Kenworth Chillicothe assembly plant in Ohio, after winning the inaugural “Top Three Kenworths in the Show” competition at the 30thPKY Truck Beauty Championship held as part of the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). Kenworth was the exclusive truck OEM sponsor for this year’s […]

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BOLT System Rolls Out New App for Drivers

BOLT System, a fleet management and freight tracking software company, has announced a new mobile app for its customers and drivers. Called BOLT Tandem Workflow, the app is connected to customer accounts and provides drivers with a suite of services to improve driving productivity, while also streamlining paperwork. The application is available for Android and iOS-based […]

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Yokohama Tire Receives Platinum Supplier Award from Caterpillar for the Seventh Straight Year

Yokohama Tire Corporation has earned Caterpillar’s premier supplier award for the seventh consecutive year. The award – Platinum Level Recertification in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) – went to Yokohama’s factory in Onomichi, Japan. The plant produces OE and replacement off-the-road (OTR) tires for a wide range of equipment. Caterpillar’s SQEP award distinguishes suppliers […]

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Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide leader in heavy-duty and off-road lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has announced the acquisition of Lumitec LLC, a premier supplier of LED lighting for the marine industry. “Lumitec’s reputation speaks for itself as one of the most trusted lighting suppliers among both boat OEMs and end users,” […]

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PacLease Names PacLease Edmonton as its North American Franchise of the Year

PacLease Edmonton Kenworth (Alberta) has been named the PacLease 2018 North American Franchise of the Year. The honor was presented at the annual PacLease awards dinner held in conjunction with TRALA’s annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. Jim Callaway, general manager, was on hand from PacLease Edmonton Kenworth to receive the award. According to Ken Roemer, […]

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P.S.I.’s Cohn Presents at Clemson University Global Tire Industry Conference

On April 12 Al Cohn, director new market development and engineering support, for Pressure Systems International is presenting “Sustainability of Commercial Truck Tires” during Clemson University’s Annual Global Tire Industry Conference. The Clemson University conference, which runs from April 10 – 12, is being held at the Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC.  Global leaders […]

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Mack Certifies Third Quebec Dealer Location, Improving Service for French Canadian Customers

Mack Trucks announced today the certification of Montreal-based Mack Laval, its third Mack® Certified Uptime Dealer in Quebec, Canada, and third French-language location. The accreditation confirms the dealer has met stringent requirements to amplify customer service and uptime. Mack made the announcement April 11 during ExpoCam at Place Bonaventure, Montreal. “Achieving three Certified Uptime Dealers in […]

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Mack® Pinnacle™ Model Makes Bold Statement with New Grille

Echoing the bold design of the Mack Anthem®, an all-new grille for the Mack® Pinnacle™model will begin production in Q3 2019. The axle-forward Pinnacle model combines classic styling with legendary Mack durability and toughness, and is available in daycab and sleeper configurations. Inside, Mack’s driver-focused interior puts commonly used controls at drivers’ fingertips. On the outside, […]

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Mack Trucks Makes Battery Refresher Standard Across Lineup for Extended Life

To maximize uptime and significantly extend the life of electrical charging system components, Mack Trucks today announced that it is making a battery refresher standard on all Mack®models. The battery refresher helps reduce and reverse the effects of sulfation, giving lead-acid batteries longer life and superior performance. Mack made the announcement during ExpoCam 2019 April […]

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CIMC Intermodal Equipment Expanded Chassis Production in 2018 to Meet Increasing Customer Demand

CIMC Intermodal Equipment increased their chassis production 53% in 2018 versus 2017.  CIMC Intermodal Equipment produced 45,441 chassis in 2018.   “We were able to obtain this growth based on continued demand from our existing customer base and expanding our dealer network,” commented Trevor Ash, vice president sales and marketing. “Our products have been recognized […]

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