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Kenworth’s Renton Assembly Plant Celebrates 25 Years of Building The World’s Best Trucks

Kenworth Truck Company’s assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of building The World’s Best® trucks. Kenworth – Renton Assembly Plant Kenworth employees and their family members marked the anniversary in conjunction with Kenworth Family Day held at the plant. The event included antique Kenworth trucks, employee classic car show, face painters […]

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Eight-Year-Old Recycling Entrepreneur Trades Family Pickup for a Mack® LR Refuse Truck in Latest RoadLife Episode

Mack Trucks released the fifth episode of its RoadLife series on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video. “Ryan’s Route” stars 8-year-old Ryan Hickman, a recycling entrepreneur and owner of Orange County, California-based Ryan’s Recycling, as he trades in the family pickup for a more appropriate work truck: a Mack® LR refuse model. “When Ryan was about three years old, […]

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Freightliner Trucks Delivers 50,000th New Cascadia

Freightliner Trucks today marked the delivery of the 50,000th new Cascadia® since its start of production in January 2017. Fuel-efficient components such as the integrated Detroit™ powertrain, driver experience improvements inside and out, together with the proprietary Detroit Assurance® suite of safety systems and powerful vehicle performance telematics from Detroit Connect have helped propel customer […]

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Kenworth T680, T880 and T880S Add Cummins Westport ISX12N Near Zero Natural Gas Engine

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship and Kenworth T880 and T880S vocational leaders are available for order with the Cummins Westport ISX12N near zero NOx emissions natural gas engine. Cummins Westport ISX12N The ISX12N is certified by both the Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board (CARB). The engine meets CARB’s optional low NOx standard […]

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COOPER TIRE’S TREAD WISELY™ PROGRAM OFFERS IMPORTANT BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIRE SAFETY TIPS, ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO TAKE PART IN TIRE SAFETY CAMPAIGN FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN A $3,000 SCHOLARSHIP

As students make their way back to high school and college campuses across the country, it’s important to ensure young drivers are safe on the road. While often overlooked, tires are the only thing connecting a car to the road and are extremely important to driving safety. Cooper Tire’s Tread Wisely™ program, a tire and […]

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PacLease Launches Informative Blog for Private Fleets

PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) has launched a new blog, available through its website: www.PacLease.com/Blog.  A first for the company, PacLease’s aim is to create another avenue of communicating with their customers.  According to Michelle Harry, PacLease’s director of marketing, the blog is educational in nature and a way for the company to communicate valuable information and […]

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CHRISTIAN SCHULZ APPOINTED TO NAVISTAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced that Christian Schulz has been named to its board of directors, effective immediately. Schulz, 41, replaces Matthias Gründler, who previously resigned from the Navistar board after serving more than a year as a director. Schulz has been appointed to the board’s finance committee. Schulz is currently the CFO of Volkswagen […]

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All Three Assembly Plants Producing Kenworth Trucks Earn ISO Certification for Environmental Management Systems

All three assembly plants that produce Kenworth trucks in the United States and Canada have now achieved the prestigious ISO14001:2015 certification for their environmental management systems, which support the production of trucks in an environmentally responsible manner. Kenworth’s heavy duty manufacturing plants in Chillicothe, Ohio, and Renton, Washington, both previously earned this certification. Kenworth medium […]

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Top 10 Finalists For Top Rookie Military Veteran Truck Driver To Be Trimmed to Three at Great American Trucking Show

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. For the third consecutive year, Kenworth will donate The Driver’s Truck™ – a fully-loaded […]

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Leavitt’s Freight Service Merges with Central Oregon Truck Company

Leavitt’s Freight Service, a specialty carrier of utility poles and engineered wood products, today announced that it has merged with Central Oregon Truck Company (COTC), a member of the Daseke family of flatbed and specialized carriers.                Leavitt’s Freight, which operates a fleet of more than 120 trucks, will continue to operate under its existing name […]

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MHC Puts Drivers First with New Springdale Facility

Murphy-Hoffman Company’s (MHC) store in Springdale, Ark., has moved to a new facility off Interstate 49, making it the largest MHC dealership in Arkansas. MHC Kenworth/Volvo – Springdale has served the heavy and medium duty truck market since 1977 and continues to provide award-winning services, including 7-day, 24-hour service and an expanded parts inventory. The […]

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Peterbilt Graduates 50th Factory Trained Technician Class

Peterbilt Motors Company certified the graduation of the Peterbilt Technician Institute’s (PTI) 50th graduating class. Since PTI opened its doors in November 2013 at the Universal Technical Institute campus in Dallas more than 500 students have graduated from the program. PTI has placed more than 95 percent of graduates with a Peterbilt service location or […]

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