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Registration Opens for ATA’s TMC 2018 Annual Meeting

Fleet-focused Industry Gathering Set for March 5-8 in Atlanta. American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced it was opening registration for its 2018 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, to be held March 5-8 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Driving Excellence Through Expertise is the theme for this year’s Annual Meeting, […]

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Mack Trucks Announces World of Concrete 2018 Product Lineup

Mack Trucks today announced the Class 8 vehicles that will be featured at World of Concrete 2018, Jan. 23-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The lineup includes three Mack® Granite® models featuring a recently introduced all-new interior.  Models featured in booth C-5105 will be:  Mack Granite Axle Back with new interior Standard concrete mixer Engine: Mack MP®7-425M, 425 […]

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DENSO at 2018 HDAW Show

DENSO is once again exhibiting at this year’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas, Jan. 22 – 25, 2018, to display its latest heavy duty products. The company will hold a news conference to show how DENSO is bringing solutions to Class 8, transit and fleet customers.                         WHAT:  DENSO will be discussing its latest innovations to bring solutions to […]

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Truck-Lite Adds LED Fog and Driving Light Kits to Heavy-Duty Aftermarket

Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide leader in heavy-duty lighting, mirror, telematics and visibility systems, has added SAE-compliant LED fog light kits and an LED auxiliary driving light kit to its Truck-Lite® by RIGID® product offering.   Based on the D-Series from RIGID Industries, the 3″x3″ fog lights are designed as plug-and-play replacements for the International® ProStar® […]

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FOUR INDUSTRY LEADERS BAND TOGETHER TO SUPPORT WOUNDED VETERANS

Phillips Industries, Meritor, SAF-Holland, and Minimizer have all come together partnering with the Wyakin Foundation to create awareness throughout the trucking industry about veteran transition and education.  These four companies hope to create greater awareness and encourage other industry leaders to join in by donating a percentage of their sales during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week […]

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Kenworth Offers $2,000 Savings to NRMCA Members on Qualifying Vocational Truck Purchases

Kenworth will provide a $2,000 savings to fellow National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth T880, T880S, W900, T440 or T470 vocational trucks through the association’s Member to Member (M2M) Benefits Program. Kenworth T880S Dump and Kenworth T880S Mixer “Our flagship vocational T880 and other Kenworth vocational trucks offer […]

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings to OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases

Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 16th consecutive year to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2018. Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured eligible Kenworth trucks are the Kenworth T680 or T880 with a 52-inch or larger factory-installed […]

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Love’s Expands Industry-Leading Travel Stop Network In 2018

Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) is continuing its expansion momentum this year after opening 147 new stores over the past five years, including 36 new locations in 2017. Another year of rapid growth is ahead for Love’s in 2018, which represents Love’s commitment as the nation’s industry-leading travel stop network to provide convenient, reliable, and high-quality services […]

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Kenworth Continues To Offer Government Sales Program with National Joint Powers Alliance Contract in 2018

Kenworth Truck Company is offering a program with the National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) that expands sales opportunities for new Kenworth Class 6, 7 and 8 chassis to more than 50,000 NJPA members throughout the United States and Canada. Kenworth T370 Dump NJPA creates national cooperative contract purchasing solutions on behalf of its member agencies, […]

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TAG Truck Centers and Lonestar Truck Group merge to form one of the largest Freightliner and Western Star dealers in the U.S.

 TAG Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group merged into a new company called TNTX. The two companies will align under the TNTX entity in the coming months. In the interim, the companies will operate as TAG Truck Centers and Lonestar Truck Group. TNTX will represent over $700 million in annual sales and will employ […]

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Western Star Extends Availability of “Wings of Awesomeness” Graphics Package

Western Star has expanded its 50th anniversary “Wings of Awesomeness” limited edition graphics package into 2018. Customers can now order it for any Western Star truck model, in their choice of paint colors. Originally available in striking gold and silver to commemorate Western Star’s 50th anniversary, the “Wings of Awesomeness” design features a winged pattern that merges […]

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PacLease Adds New Locations; Has Strong Sales Growth in 2017

PacLease finished 2017 in flying colors, adding 30 percent more medium- and heavy-duty trucks into its lease/rental fleet, over 2016, while adding eight new locations to better serve its customers. “The overall market in truck sales in the United States and Canada was relatively flat in 2017 – comparable to 2016 levels,” said Peter Dames, […]

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