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Kenworth and UPS Collaborate on DOE SuperTruck II Program

Kenworth is developing important advancements in Class 8 truck aerodynamics, engine and powertrain efficiencies under the $8 million SuperTruck II program funded by the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Goals for the program include the demonstration of greater than 100 percent improvement in freight efficiency* over 2009 equivalent product, and […]

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Western Star Offers OOIDA Member Discounts

Current members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive rebates on qualifying new Western Star truck models. Qualifying used trucks at SelecTrucks Centers are also eligible for the discount program. To be eligible for a rebate from Western Star or SelecTrucks, customers must be OOIDA members for 90 days prior to purchase and […]

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Freightliner Trucks Offers OOIDA Member Discounts

Current members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive rebates on qualifying new Freightliner truck models. Qualifying used trucks at SelecTrucks Centers are also eligible for the discount program. “We’re proud of our partnership with OOIDA, and are pleased to offer its members rebates on our trucks,” said Kelly Gedert, director of product […]

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California Customers Can Now Receive Vouchers for Certain Mack® Natural Gas Models

Mack Anthem®, Mack® LR and TerraPro® models equipped with Cummins Westport natural gas engines now qualify for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). HVIP encourages the purchase of natural gas–powered vehicles in California with vouchers to help offset the cost. Mack Anthem models are eligible for $40,000 […]

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Idaho Activates Drivewyze at Five More Ports of Entry on I-15, I-90 and US-95

 The Idaho Transportation Department has added Drivewyze bypass service to five additional ports of entry on U.S. Interstates 15 and 90 and U.S. Highway 95. Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service is now offered at a total of seven sites in the Gem State. The state uses the Drivewyze platform to screen trucks for safety […]

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Kenworth Offers Dana SPL 250 Lite Driveline for T680 and T880 in Linehaul and Regional Haul Applications

Kenworth now offers the new Dana SPL® 250 Lite driveline for the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 in linehaul and regional haul applications. The SPL 250 Lite sheds 25 pounds without sacrificing performance or durability, has fewer moving parts, and reduces Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) values compared to the SPL 250 XL driveline series […]

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Volvo Trucks Reinforces Commitment to Professional Truck Drivers with Dedication of New VNL 760 Model to America’s Road Team

Volvo Trucks North America presented a new Volvo VNL 760 to representatives of the America’s Road Team, the trucking industry’s premier safety outreach program, at the recent Volvo Ocean race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island. The Road Team Captains will drive the new VNL 760 and ATA’s Interstate One mobile classroom trailer all over America, […]

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Kenworth Hawaii Opens New Dealership Location in Hilo

Kenworth Hawaii recently celebrated the grand opening of its second location – an 11,000 square-foot parts and service dealership on the east side of the Big Island. More than 75 customers, plus local officials and company dignitaries from Kenworth and PACCAR, attended the event. Earlier this year, Kenworth Hawaii held its grand opening for its […]

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Kenworth Medium Duty Cabovers Add Three Dana Spicer Axle Series

Kenworth has added the availability of three Dana Spicer axle series for its K270 and K370 medium duty cabovers. Kenworth K370 Cabover The Kenworth cabovers are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, ranging from 16,000-lb to 21,000-lb gross axle weight rating. According to Dana, the two S140 series axles […]

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Tread Wisely™, Cooper Tire’s Safety Program for Young Drivers, Kicks Off Collaboration with DoSomething.org for National Tire Safety Week, May 21-28

May 21, 2018 marks the official start of National Tire Safety Week, which runs through May 28. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is marking the occasion by kicking off a new relationship between the company’s Tread Wisely™ tire safety program for young drivers and DoSomething.org. The largest not-for-profit organization exclusively for young people and social […]

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DTNA Expands Supply Chain Network with New Parts Distribution Center

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) yesterday the opening of its newest parts distribution center in Grimes, Iowa. This new facility will complement DTNA’s already expansive service network and continue DTNA’s long-term strategy to enhance the customer experience. Located at 1000 SE 19th Street, the Grimes parts distribution center is situated just west of Des Moines and […]

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Jeff Martin Auctioneers East Coast Expansion

 Jeff Martin Auctioneers is excited to announce the integration of Martin & Martin Auctioneers of Pelzer, South Carolina into their ongoing operations. This expansion will enable Jeff Martin Auctioneers to strengthen its presence in the southeastern United States. It has been a goal of Owner / President, Jeff Martin, to become one of the top […]

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