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International Truck Announces Lonestar® Truck With Significant Enhancements During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

International Truck announced major enhancements to the International® LoneStar® truck during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week—a flagship truck that combines bold styling and best-in-class driver features with a number of uptime and safety enhancements. “As we honor the more than 3.5 million professional truck drivers across America during National Driver Appreciation Week, it is fitting […]

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Peterbilt Introduces Ergonomic Column-Mounted Shifter for Automated Transmission

Peterbilt is pleased to introduce a new, ergonomic column-mounted shifter on the Models 579 and 567. The column-mounted shifter will be standard on trucks equipped with the automated PACCAR Transmission as well as those equipped with Eaton Advantage and Ultra Shift AMTs.   The new shifter, located on the right-hand side of the steering column, […]

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First Kenworth T880S 7-Axle Straight Truck Goes To Work in Feed Hauling Operation

White Oak Mills, a full-service Pennsylvania-based feed manufacturer, recently took delivery of a Kenworth T880S 7-axle straight truck, becoming Kenworth’s first customer to operate a T880S in this configuration. To recognize this Kenworth “first,” selling dealer Kenworth of Pennsylvania – Carlisle held a special ceremony for White Oak Mills. According to Josh Long, White Oak […]

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International Truck Launches A26 Mobile Training Tour

International Truck is taking the new International® A26 12.4L engine on the road to dealers throughout the United States and Canada with the launch of its International® A26 Mobile Training Tour. The tour will visit over 100 International Truck dealer locations to provide an up close and personal opportunity for sales, parts and service personnel, […]

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SelecTrucks Launches All-Star LineUp Promotion

SelecTrucks announces All-Star LineUp, an exciting new promotion that provides used truck customers with maximum flexibility to select the discount that works best for their business. When purchasing an eligible vehicle, customers can choose one of the following options: Down Payment Match Upgraded Warranty Tire Upgrade SelecTrucks knows every used truck customer is unique, and […]

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Top Three Finalists Named as Search For Top Rookie Military Veteran Truck Driver Narrows

Kenworth has teamed with the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentoring Program and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program to find America’s top rookie military veteran, who has made the successful transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet.   The top three finalists in the “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” […]

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TRUCK-LITE ANNOUNCES PRODUCT AVAILABILITY FOR ROAD READY™ SYSTEM

Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide leader in heavy-duty lighting, mirror, wire harness, telematics and visibility systems, has released product for the new Road Ready trailer monitoring and communication system – the most complete trailer telematics network in the industry.   The Road Ready system creates the industry’s first true “smart” trailer with its solar-powered Master Control […]

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Mack Trucks Celebrates Opening of Newly Remodeled Mack Customer Center

Mack Trucks celebrated the opening of its remodeled Mack Customer Center based in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The $3 million renovation features facility enhancements, a reconfiguration of the floor plan and the addition of multiple interactive displays to offer a more engaging experience for Mack customers. “We’re pleased to celebrate the investment into our new Mack Trucks […]

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Hurricane Harvey Disrupting Freight Transportation in Gulf Region – Nearly Ten Percent of U.S. Trucking Impacted

It turns out that severe weather disruptions almost always involve water. Since the most potent source of water is evaporation from the ocean’s surface, the majority of U.S. weather disruptions are near salt water coasts. And, because people and businesses like to be near coasts, oceanic storms have big effects, including on transportation. Hurricane Harvey […]

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The Salvation Army Responds to Catastrophic Flooding

Relief effort expected to be one of largest in organization’s history The Salvation Army is responding to the catastrophic flooding in the Houston area and providing relief to first responders and survivors. Since Hurricane Harvey will likely impact more people than Hurricane Katrina, The Salvation Army is establishing multiple staging areas throughout Texas including San […]

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Kenworth T370 Now Available with Factory-Installed Heavy Front Drive Axles

The Kenworth T370 is now available with factory-installed 18,000 lb. and 20,000 lb. front drive axles. The new offering is targeted for heavy utility services, construction, municipalities, fire and rescue, and other specialty applications. The Kenworth T370 offers the Fabco FSD-18A and FSD-20A front drive axles paired with an all-new Fabco TC-548 transfer case for […]

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Minimizer releases Long Haul Series mattress with lifetime guarantee

A year after introducing their Long Haul Series Seat, Minimizer is growing their #RespectTheDriver brand by releasing a mattress that is designed and specified for professional, over-the-road truck drivers. And this is no ordinary mattress. “My engineers researched mattresses for over a year and found a big gap with what’s available in a home mattress […]

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