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Idaho Activates Drivewyze at Five More Ports of Entry on I-15, I-90 and US-95

 The Idaho Transportation Department has added Drivewyze bypass service to five additional ports of entry on U.S. Interstates 15 and 90 and U.S. Highway 95. Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service is now offered at a total of seven sites in the Gem State. The state uses the Drivewyze platform to screen trucks for safety […]

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Kenworth Offers Dana SPL 250 Lite Driveline for T680 and T880 in Linehaul and Regional Haul Applications

Kenworth now offers the new Dana SPL® 250 Lite driveline for the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 in linehaul and regional haul applications. The SPL 250 Lite sheds 25 pounds without sacrificing performance or durability, has fewer moving parts, and reduces Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) values compared to the SPL 250 XL driveline series […]

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Volvo Trucks Reinforces Commitment to Professional Truck Drivers with Dedication of New VNL 760 Model to America’s Road Team

Volvo Trucks North America presented a new Volvo VNL 760 to representatives of the America’s Road Team, the trucking industry’s premier safety outreach program, at the recent Volvo Ocean race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island. The Road Team Captains will drive the new VNL 760 and ATA’s Interstate One mobile classroom trailer all over America, […]

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Kenworth Hawaii Opens New Dealership Location in Hilo

Kenworth Hawaii recently celebrated the grand opening of its second location – an 11,000 square-foot parts and service dealership on the east side of the Big Island. More than 75 customers, plus local officials and company dignitaries from Kenworth and PACCAR, attended the event. Earlier this year, Kenworth Hawaii held its grand opening for its […]

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Kenworth Medium Duty Cabovers Add Three Dana Spicer Axle Series

Kenworth has added the availability of three Dana Spicer axle series for its K270 and K370 medium duty cabovers. Kenworth K370 Cabover The Kenworth cabovers are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, ranging from 16,000-lb to 21,000-lb gross axle weight rating. According to Dana, the two S140 series axles […]

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Tread Wisely™, Cooper Tire’s Safety Program for Young Drivers, Kicks Off Collaboration with DoSomething.org for National Tire Safety Week, May 21-28

May 21, 2018 marks the official start of National Tire Safety Week, which runs through May 28. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is marking the occasion by kicking off a new relationship between the company’s Tread Wisely™ tire safety program for young drivers and DoSomething.org. The largest not-for-profit organization exclusively for young people and social […]

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DTNA Expands Supply Chain Network with New Parts Distribution Center

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) yesterday the opening of its newest parts distribution center in Grimes, Iowa. This new facility will complement DTNA’s already expansive service network and continue DTNA’s long-term strategy to enhance the customer experience. Located at 1000 SE 19th Street, the Grimes parts distribution center is situated just west of Des Moines and […]

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Jeff Martin Auctioneers East Coast Expansion

 Jeff Martin Auctioneers is excited to announce the integration of Martin & Martin Auctioneers of Pelzer, South Carolina into their ongoing operations. This expansion will enable Jeff Martin Auctioneers to strengthen its presence in the southeastern United States. It has been a goal of Owner / President, Jeff Martin, to become one of the top […]

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CIMC Vehicle Annual Trailer Seminar Hosted by CIMC Intermodal Equipment

The greatest minds in intermodal transportation met May 8-10, 2018 in Manhattan Beach, CA to attend the CIMC Vehicle Annual Trailer Seminar hosted by CIMC Intermodal Equipment with the theme this year of One Team One Dream:  Connectivity in the Era of Globalization. The event was Sponsored by CIMC Global Vehicle Division and co-hosted by […]

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Great Dane Recognizes Performance Excellence at Aftermarket Parts & Service Conference

Great Dane hosted its seventh Aftermarket Parts and Service Conference (APSC) May 2-5, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. APSC is a biennial Great Dane event that brings together aftermarket management and sales teams with industry-leading vendors to discuss safety, technology and product updates. “Since we began holding our Aftermarket Parts and Service Conference in 2006, it […]

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At the Ready: Virginia Department of Forestry Armed with Kenworth T370s and Bulldozers to Fight Wildfires

For the Virginia Department of Forestry, the heavy artillery to combat forest fires throughout the state consists of medium duty trucks – primarily Kenworth T370s – and John Deere bulldozers. The fire dozer is the go-to piece of equipment to cut trenches and lines that keep wildfires from spreading. “Getting our bulldozers to the scene […]

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Navistar to offer Eaton Cummins Endurant™ transmission for International® LT® Series and LoneStar®

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has announced the new Endurant™ 12-speed automated transmission – the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb.-ft. capable heavy-duty transmission – is now available on International® LT® Series and LoneStar® trucks. Endurant is designed for long haul and regional haul applications where weight savings and efficiency can add to a fleet’s bottom line. Featured as a part […]

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