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Kenworth “Built In America” Inspires Pride

Kenworth T680 and T880 Manufactured Exclusively in Chillicothe, Ohio “Chillicothe is a crown-jewel when it comes to truck manufacturing,” said Bill Burns, new truck sales manager for Kenworth of Pennsylvania.  “Having trucks built in America resonates with my customers – it’s a big ticket item and they know they’re getting an extremely well-built product, and […]

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Western Star Announces Special Edition 50th Anniversary Graphics Package

Western Star Trucks announced the availability of a special edition 50th anniversary graphics package. Western Star is continuing to pay tribute to its past while looking forward to its future by offering to customers a modern adaptation of graphics packages commonly found on Western Star trucks in the late 1970s. The special edition 50th anniversary […]

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Red, White and Blue Kenworth T680 – “The Driver’s Truck” – Stars in Kenworth Booth at MATS

Coming off a year with record Class 8 market share, Kenworth marks its return to the Mid-America Trucking Show highlighted by its classy red, white and blue decaled Kenworth T680 Advantage 76-inch sleeper – “The Driver’s Truck”– taking center stage in the Kenworth booth (No. 30285). “The Kenworth T680 has established a high standard for […]

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Mack Extends 6×2 Liftable Pusher Axle Benefits with Addition of Automatic Standby Option

Mack Trucks announced Automatic Standby Mode, a pioneering option for its 6×2 liftable pusher axle available on Mack® Pinnacle™ highway models. Mack made the announcement during the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The 6×2 with liftable pusher axle offers improved fuel efficiency and productivity benefits and is designed for applications that haul out […]

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Kenworth T680 Goes Standard with Bendix Wingman Advanced System

Kenworth will make the Bendix® Wingman® Advanced™ system standard on the Kenworth T680 beginning July 1. The radar-based collision mitigation system delivers adaptive cruise control with braking, along with autonomous emergency braking technology to help drivers mitigate rear-end collisions. “Bendix Wingman Advanced is already a popular fleet option on Kenworth Class 8 on-highway trucks, and […]

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PETERBILT INTRODUCES ALLISON TC10 TRANSMISSION

Peterbilt announces the availability of the Allison TC10® fully automatic transmission on Models 567 and 579 later this year. The Allison TC10 is designed for tractor applications, such as regional and line-haul, and features a twin-countershaft design optimized for engine downspeeding and fuel economy. The patented torque converter offers industry exclusive engine torque multiplication at […]

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Webb Wheel Introduces New Brake Drum Optimized for Trailer Applications

Webb Wheel Products, Inc. introduced the newest addition to its innovative wheel end portfolio ‐ a new brake drum optimized for use in trailer applications. The introduction was made at a press conference held in conjunction with Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The new lighter, cooler Webb trailer drum […]

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Mack Highlights Fuel-Efficient, Powerful Highway Models at 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

Mack Trucks will highlight the fuel efficiency benefits of its highway models with four powerful Mack® trucks displayed during the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show March 23-25 in Louisville, Kentucky. Also on display will be Jack Mack, a custom-built one-of-a-kind mega-crew cab named after John “Jack” M. Mack, one of the founders of Mack Trucks.             […]

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Mack Trucks Extends Uptime Commitment to Legacy Vehicles

Mack Trucks is bringing its industry-leading uptime solutions to customers with Mack® legacy vehicles. Working with its partner Geotab, a leading global provider of end-to-end telematics technology, Mack now offers connectivity for older Mack vehicles that are not equipped with its GuardDog® Connect telematics hardware, helping to maximize customer uptime. Mack made the announcement at […]

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Arrow Truck Sales Rolls Out New Prime Program

Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. has announced a used truck purchasing program for owner/operators who currently drive for select carriers. As a Prime member, the buyer qualifies for certain exclusive benefits, including a free 6 month/50,000 mile warranty, special $1,000 allowance and more. Carriers currently engaged in the Prime program include Landstar, USA Truck, Allied Van […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Latest Products and Services at 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

The latest in products, services, fuel-economy enhancements and advanced technologies will highlight the new Peterbilt exhibit at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky., March 23-25. More than 70,000 attendees are expected at the annual show. “Peterbilt is looking forward to meeting with customers and drivers at the Mid-America Trucking Show,” says Kyle […]

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Marmon-Herrington® Launches iVT and VPD

Marmon-Herrington® Launches Infinitely Variable Transmission (iVT) Combines Benefits of Hydrostatic and Automatic Transmission in a Single Unit LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY–Marmon-Herrington announces the release of a new hydro-mechanical transmission that maximizes the advantages of both hydrostatic and mechanical transmission technologies. By combining the benefits of low-speed hydrostatic drive and high-speed mechanical drive, Marmon-Herrington’s infinitely variable transmission is […]

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