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Celadon’s First Reefer Trailer Completed at Great Dane’s Statesboro Plant

Great Dane recently completed production of Celadon Group’s first refrigerated trailer, part of a 200-reefer order being built at Great Dane’s newest manufacturing facility in Statesboro, GA. These reefers represent the first refrigerated trailers that Celadon, one of North America’s largest truckload carriers, has purchased from any manufacturer. “As a long-time supplier of Celadon’s dry […]

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Volvo Trucks in North American announced plans to begin production in 2015 of vehicles powered by Dimethyl Ether, a fuel that mirrors the exceptional performance qualities and energy efficiency of diesel. DME also burns clean without producing any soot.

Volvo Trucks to Commercialize DME-Powered Vehicles for North America

Volvo Trucks became the first manufacturer to announce plans to commercialize dimethyl ether (DME)-powered heavy-duty commercial vehicles in North America. As the latest step in its comprehensive “Blue Power” alternative fuel strategy, Volvo revealed ongoing U.S. customer field testing of trucks powered by DME, and demonstrated the technology after an announcement at the California State […]

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Dillon Transport To Add 25 Kenworth T800s with New Cummins Westport ISX12 G Heavy Duty Engine

Dillon Transport will add 25 Kenworth T800 short hood day cabs powered by the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy duty natural gas engine to its 450+ truck fleet starting this summer. “We’re excited to expand our leadership in natural gas trucks by becoming among the first Kenworth customers to select the Cummins Westport ISX12 […]

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Peterbilt Unveils New Interior for Model 320

Peterbilt Motors Company unveiled its all-new Model 320 interior during the Waste Expo show in New Orleans, La.  The new ProBilt interior for Peterbilt’s low-cab forward vehicle features ergonomic improvements, system enhancements and improved overall visibility for maximum operator efficiency and comfort. “The Model 320’s new interior delivers unparalleled fit and finish and provides drivers […]

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MACK® TerraPro™ models equipped with the MACK mRIDE spring suspension deliver superior performance for refuse applications.

Mack® mRIDE Debuts at Waste Expo 2013

Mack Trucks introduced the MACK® mRIDE spring suspension for the MACK TerraPro™ refuse model during Waste Expo 2013. The Mack mRIDE spring suspension, now available with proprietary MACK axles, delivers increased stability and a smoother ride. The mRIDE is a six-rod spring suspension with Mack ductile iron axle housings and Mack C150/151 series axle carriers. […]

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Peterbilt Names Camions Excellence Peterbilt – Laval Its Parts & Service Dealer of the Year

Exceeding goals and excelling in customer satisfaction, Camions Excellence Peterbilt – Laval led the way in aftermarket performance in 2012, earning Peterbilt’s North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year Award. The award was presented during Peterbilt’s annual Dealer Meeting held at the PACCAR Engine manufacturing facility (Columbus, Miss.) to Nicole and Dany Lussier, […]

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Peterbilt Announces Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo as North American Dealer of the Year

Recognized for significant sales growth, operational excellence and exceptional dedication to exceeding customer expectations, Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo (N.D.) was named the 2012 North American Dealer of the Year by Peterbilt Motors Company. Dealer principals Don Larson and Jeff Vanthournout accepted the award during the annual Peterbilt Dealer Meeting, held at the PACCAR MX Engine […]

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Navistar Begins Shipping MaxxForce 13-Liter with SCR

Navistar, Inc. announced that it has started shipping—ahead of schedule—its first International® ProStar® units powered by the company’s SCR-based MaxxForce 13 engine. The first units began shipping last Friday, April 26, from truck manufacturing plants in Escobedo, Mexico and Springfield, Ohio. Earlier in the month, the company received certification for the SCR-based 13-liter engine from […]

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Kenworth of Lincoln Opens New Dealership Location Near Interstate 80 and Highway 77 Interchange

Kenworth of Lincoln has opened a full-service dealership at a remodeled facility on property west of Lincoln near the U.S. Interstate 80 and Highway 77 interchange. A member of the Kenworth dealer network of nearly 340 locations in the United States and Canada, Kenworth of Lincoln is located on 24 acres off Exit 396 on […]

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 Volvo Trucks will now offer Volvo I-Shift transmission fluid, a fully synthetic SAE 75W-80 transmission lubricant engineered specifically for the Volvo I-Shift.

Volvo Trucks Introduces Transmission Fluid Formulated Exclusively for Volvo I-Shift

Volvo Trucks will now offer Volvo I-Shift transmission fluid, a fully synthetic SAE 75W-80 transmission lubricant, engineered specifically for the Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission. Depending on vehicle and application, Volvo I-Shift transmission fluid is approved for drain intervals up to 500,000 miles, which helps reduce operating costs. Volvo I-Shift Transmission Fluid SAE 75W-80 is […]

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Mack Showcased Natural Gas-Powered MACK® Pinnacle™ Built for UPS at MATS

Mack Trucks unveiled its highly anticipated 12-liter natural gas-powered MACK® Pinnacle™ Axle Back model during the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show. The natural gas-powered Mack Pinnacle, offering a liquefied natural gas (LNG) solution for on-highway applications, was built for UPS (NYSE: UPS). The addition of the natural gas-powered Pinnacle expands Mack’s natural gas line-up to the […]

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Wabash National Corporation to be Featured on “World’s Greatest!…” Television Series

How2Media, the producers of the television show “World’s Greatest!…”, announced today that they have recently selected Wabash National Corporation to be a part of the popular television series. “Wabash National is the largest manufacturer of semi trailers in North America. They hold over 70 trailer-related patents, but an important part of their continued growth is; […]

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