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Visit NextTruck at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

It’s time to go to Louisville for The Mid-America Trucking Show 2017 on March 23-25, for the busiest truck show of the year!  You will be able to see NextTruck and Rock & Dirt in the same location in booth #17068.  From dump to sleeper trucks and their related products & services, we have it […]

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings To OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 14th year in a row to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2016. Featured eligible Kenworth trucks are the Kenworth T680 or T880 with a 52-inch or 76-inch […]

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Kenworth T680s Provide High MPG, Low Driver Turnover for Refrigerated Carrier Hoosier Air

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Wade Day is a secondgeneration lifer. He’s been in the trucking business for as long as he can remember – following in the footsteps of his father, Doug Day, who began his own career driving coal trucks in Kentucky. When Wade was old enough to drive, he helped in the construction of […]

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Peterbilt Breaks Ground On Major Plant Expansion

  Peterbilt Motors Company recently broke ground on a 102,000 square-foot expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. The new building will be located just north of the plant and provide additional capacity for production and testing. “This expansion is Peterbilt’s largest facility investment since the construction of the Denton plant and […]

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Peterbilt Introduces New Chassis Routings For Easier Serviceability, Greater Durability During TMC Annual Meeting

Featuring a more robust, streamlined design, Peterbilt debuted its new chassis routings for the Models 579 and 567 that improve serviceability. The introduction was made during the Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Nashville. The new chassis routings – which run the length of the truck – organize air, electrical and fuel lines into […]

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Kenworth TruckTech+ Gives Fleets New Visibility, Provides Remote Diagnostics To Keep Trucks Rolling

NASHVILLE, Tenn.,  The future in mobile truck diagnostics is here today in the form of Kenworth TruckTech+ for Kenworth Class 8 customers. “Kenworth TruckTech+ is now operational in more than 10,000 new Kenworth Class 8 trucks equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines, and those trucks have logged nearly 170 million miles since the system entered production […]

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International Inks Largest Order of HX™ Series Trucks To Date

LISLE, Ill. –International Truck announced today it has received its largest one-time order of International® HX™ Series trucks to date. RLJ Thompson Trucking, Inc., based in Concord, Va., has purchased 15 HX620 trucks equipped with the powerful 15-liter Cummins® ISX engine. International Truck recently launched the HX Series, a new line of Class 8 premium […]

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NextTruck 2016 Media Kit

NextTruck releases their 2016 Media Kit. NextTruck offers simple and economical advertising solutions to meet your marketing goals and objectives. Sellers can list their products and services for a flat rate fee or choose the ‘List for Free, Pay for Results’ program. With a combination of online media and attendance at tradeshows and events, NextTruck […]

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Kenworth T680s Keep Furnishings Moving for American Furniture

The logistics for American Furniture could be considered backwards. It front-hauls a variety of goods in their 53-foot van trailers out of the Denver and Phoenix area. Then, the company back-hauls furniture from manufacturers around the United States to one of American Furniture’s three distribution centers in the Denver area, and two in Phoenix. “It […]

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Ryder Technicians Put to the Test in Ultimate Maintenance Challenge

Company Demolishes Truck and Gives Techs 24 Hours to Repair There aren’t many trucking companies willing to intentionally demolish a brand new, state-of-the art tractor-trailer. However, Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, recently did just that. The ultimate maintenance challenge, referred to by Ryder […]

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How To Lower Insurance Costs For Your Trucks

Whether you own a single truck or manage a national fleet, vehicle insurance costs have a significant impact on the bottom line — and get harder to control every year. These tips will help you maintain solid coverage at a manageable price: Have a documented safety program. Insurers look favorably on operations with a written […]

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New Kenworth Technologies Showcased on Kenworth YouTube Site

Kenworth’s latest new technologies are featured in four, fast-moving and informative videos available on the Kenworth Truck Co. YouTube site. The new videos examine KENWORTH TruckTech+, Kenworth Driver Performance Assistant, Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control, and Kenworth Adaptive Cruise Control, and are posted under Kenworth New Technologies (www.youtube.com/user/KenworthTruckCo). “These videos inform fleets, truck operators and drivers […]

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