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Daimler Trucks North America’s Cleveland, North Carolina Facility to Donate $100,000 to the United Way

To help the community through its DaimlerCares program, Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C. donated $100,000 to the Rowan County Chapter of United Way, along with $20,000 in donations to seven other non-profits. The other groups include: ·        Cleveland Elementary School, Cleveland, N.C. ·        German Language and Culture Foundation, Charlotte, […]

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Kenworth T680 Now Offers Endurant 12-Speed Automated Transmission Paired with Cummins X15 Engine

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now available with the new Endurant™ 12-speed automated transmission paired with the Cummins X15 Efficiency Series engine for regional and linehaul applications up to 110,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. Endurant 12-speed Automated Transmission Introduced by Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, the purpose-built Endurant transmission is engineered for seamless integration with […]

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Mack Anthem™ is Right for Bulk-Haul Applications

Mack Trucks highlighted the newly introduced Mack Anthem™ during 2017 Tank Truck Week Oct. 10-12 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Combining efficiency- and productivity-boosting enhancements with weight-conscious options, the newly introduced Mack Anthem features an all-new exterior design with optimized aerodynamics to help improve fuel efficiency and new driving and […]

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Old Dominion Drives Its 15,000th Freightliner Truck Off Assembly Line

Freightliner and Old Dominion celebrate 26-partnership during celebration at DTNA’s Cleveland Truck Manufacturing Plant  Freightliner Trucks and Old Dominion Freight Line celebrated its longtime partnership at a celebration at Daimler Truck North America’s (DTNA) Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant. Old Dominion Vice Chairman of the Board and CEO David Congdon was behind the wheel of […]

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EATON ENDURANT TRANSMISSION NOW AVAILABLE IN PETERBILT 579 AND 567 MODELS

Peterbilt announced the availability of the new 12-speed Eaton Endurant™ transmission in Models 579 and 567. Available exclusively with the Cummins X15 Efficiency series engine in ratings up to 510-hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque, the Endurant will service vehicles in regional and linehual applications up to 110,000 lbs. GVW. The Endurant transmission comes standard […]

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Continental NACV Show Press Releases

Smart Air Springs for Trucks and Trailers Lightweight solutions help to reduce the weight of the vehicle Integrated axial damping in the Air Damping System for trailers ConSnap system saves 0.5 kg at the air springs Atlanta, September 2017. Whether for trucks or trailers, Continental is a specialist in air springs, making an impression with its […]

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Kenworth Introduces T680 Driver Academy, 20 Short Videos Highlight T680 Vehicle Operation

Kenworth has introduced its T680 Driver Academy Training video series for the on-highway flagship Kenworth T680.   “We produced 20 short, instructional videos to help new and current Kenworth T680 drivers learn more their T680s,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “For example, one short segment shows where all the fill spots are under the […]

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Kenworth T680 Proves To Be “The Driver’s Truck” for Danny Herman Trucking

Before Ronnie Miller hired on with Danny Herman Trucking in 2012, he told Joe Herman a little bit about himself. “I told him I was a Kenworth man. That’s all I drove as an owner operator during my 28 years, and that’s all I want to drive now,” Miller reminisced with a chuckle. “And that’s […]

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International Truck Launches The New International® HV™ Series At The North American Commercial Vehicle Show

– HV Series is a smart truck designed for serious work, brawn and brains – First severe service vehicle launched with the International® A26 big bore engine – Combines significant uptime enhancements with DriverFirst™ features and advanced integration options for body builders   International Truck launched the International® HV™ Series at the inaugural North American […]

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Kenworth To Display T880S Mixers at NRMCA ConcreteWorks Show

Kenworth Truck Co. will display two new T880S set-forward front axle mixers in its booth (#828) at ConcreteWorks 2017 presented by the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA). The show runs from Oct. 1-3 at the Gaylord Texas Resort and Convention Center near Dallas in Grapevine, Texas. One Kenworth T880S on display features a 5-axle […]

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Volvo Trucks Enhances the Volvo VHD Vocational Series with New Interiors for Improved Driver Comfort and Productivity

Volvo Trucks North America debuted at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show its new interiors for the Volvo VHD series, bringing exceptional driver comfort and productivity features to its vocational lineup. Volvo VHD 300 daycab and VHD 400 regional sleeper model interiors feature LED lighting, and extensive connectivity points to support a driver’s daily work. […]

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Ploger Transportation’s Joel Morrow, senior driver and vice president for fleet equipment procurement (left), achieved more than140 ton-miles-per-gallon during the Run on Less freight efficiency roadshow. Morrow drove during the roadshow a 2016 Volvo VNM model (right) with a Volvo D11 engine.

Volvo Trucks Congratulates Ploger Transportation’s Joel Morrow for Outstanding Fuel Efficiency During Run on Less Roadshow

Volvo Trucks congratulates Joel Morrow of Ploger Transportation on his exceptional fuel efficiency performance during the Run on Less freight efficiency roadshow. Morrow achieved more than 140 ton miles per gallon – defined as payload moved – over the course of more than 6,300 miles driven, loaded at an average gross weight of nearly 62,000 […]

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