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PETERBILT MODEL 389 CANADIAN 150TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION HONORS CANADA’S HISTORY WITH EXCLUSIVE FEATURES

Peterbilt announces the Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition to salute Canada’s history by combining the industry-leading quality and performance of the Model 389 with distinctive styling and exclusive Canadian features. “Canadian owner-operators and premium carriers can honor Canada with the addition of Peterbilt’s Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition,” says Kyle Quinn, Peterbilt General […]

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Cooper Tire Makes Roadmaster RM180+(EM) Steer Tire Available in New Load Range for Heavier Steer Axles

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has added a new load range to its popular Roadmaster RM180+(EM) SmartWay verified steer tire line to accommodate increasingly heavier steer axles. The RM180+(EM) is now available in load range H for tire sizes 11R22.5 and 11R24.5. The RM180+(EM) is an ideal steer tire for long haul applications. The tire […]

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Rude wins Bandit Big Rig Series race in front of sold-out crowd

When the #14 Peterbilt is turning laps like it did at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Ricky Rude is tough to beat. No one was up to the challenge Saturday night, as Rude captured the checkered flag – not to mention a $10,000 check – for his win in the Bandit Big Rig Series feature race. “I’m not […]

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Volvo Trucks Defines the Shape of Trucks to Come with New VNR Regional Haul Model

Volvo Trucks North America unveiled the new Volvo VNR model, a versatile regional haul tractor designed and developed for the modern professional truck driver and the rapidly evolving demands of goods delivery. Defined by innovations in every area – new aerodynamic design, reimagined working environment, improved engine and transmission options, gearing and loading efficiencies, passive […]

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Beverage Hauler Prefers T370s for Durability, Quality Image and Driver Comfort

Atlantic Coca-Cola® Bottling Company, has been in the Tyler family for more than 100 years. Beginning as an ice cream company in 1905, the company soon expanded into soft drinks named “Tyler’s Flavors.” That changed in 1929 when Atlantic acquired franchise rights to bottle and distribute Coca-Cola. The company has been growing ever since. Growth […]

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Mack Proprietary 16000 Lb Front Axle Now Available for Order

Mack Trucks’ proprietary 16,000 lb. front axle is now available for order on the Mack® Pinnacle™ Axle Back and Axle Forward models. Mack made the announcement during ExpoCam in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Built to bear the heavier loads commonly found in Canada, the 16,000 lb. Mack FXL front axle enables carriers to transport more cargo, […]

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Future Line Manufacturing Debuts Two Innovative New Products at 2017 Work Truck Show

12 V FOB or In-Cab Mount Linear Actuator (Patent Pending) for Dump Tailgates Proprietary and Exclusive Boxed Extrusion All Aluminum Truck Platforms Allowing for Reduced Mounting Height, Less Debris Build-up and Additional Structural Integrity Future Line Manufacturing is pleased to announce the availability of two new innovative products. According to Brett Wilson, Co-owner of Future […]

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TP Trucking’s Kenworth T680s Provide Excellent Fuel Economy and Driver Retention

When Rob Sanderson began driving for Central Point, Ore.-based TP Trucking, he had to pinch himself. “I thought I was dreaming the whole thing,” Sanderson said. “Compared to my previous job driving trucks and hauling produce, I thought I had died and gone to heaven.” Sanderson said the owners and managers at the privately-held flatbed […]

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Summit Idealease Offers “TRANSPORTATION INNOVATION: Leading the Way to Improve Safety & Compliance” Seminars for Truck Fleet Professionals

Focus on Major 2017 FMSCA & CSA Regulatory and Compliance Changes, including the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Regulation Summit Idealease sponsored a private truck fleet safety and compliance seminar called, “TRANSPORATION INNOVATION: Leading the Way to Improve Safety and Compliance” on April 12, 2017, at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center at the University of Memphis […]

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Mack Trucks to Showcase Mack Pinnacle Granite Models at ExpoCam

Mack Trucks will spotlight its versatile Mack® Pinnacle™ and Granite® models during ExpoCam April 20-22 at Place Bonaventure, Montréal, Quebec. Built to withstand heavy loads, steep grades and long hauls, the Pinnacle model features Mack’s premium Rawhide® Edition interior and exterior package outfitted with stainless steel and leather styling. All Mack Pinnacle models at ExpoCam […]

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New Kenworth T880S with Set-Forward Front Axle Meets Strong Vocational Demand

The new Kenworth T880S recently entered into production, and trucks are rolling down the assembly line to fill current orders. The T880S is Kenworth’s newest configuration and features a set-forward front axle, adding to the popular T880 lineup. “The T880S is well-suited for truck operators in ready-mix, dump and mobile crane applications where every incremental […]

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Volvo Trucks Boosts Uptime Support for Legacy Vehicles through Connectivity Partnership

Volvo Trucks North America is extending its comprehensive Volvo Trucks Uptime Services to legacy vehicles through the addition of telematics connectivity via partner Geotab, a leading provider of telematics technology. Owners of Volvo legacy vehicles with EPA 2010 or newer Volvo engines will be able to access the same suite of uptime services available for […]

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