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Mack Trucks Announces Product Lineup at Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo 2018

Mack Trucks will feature its Mack® LR  and Granite® models in its booth at the Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo 2018, Oct. 24-25 at the Enercare Centre, Toronto. Featuring a comfortable yet functional driver-focused design for improved productivity and enhanced visibility for increased safety, the LR model is available in two configurations: A 6×4 configuration and a 4×2 configuration for a […]

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Racing legend Noble captures first feature win in Bandit finale

Rude earns second straight points title as Bandits close out season  Everyone calls Mark Noble a rookie, but he’s a rookie in name only. Noble, wrapping up his first year in the Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series, finally captured that elusive feature win at Elko Speedway Saturday night. “We’ve been trying to get (to Victory […]

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Volvo Trucks Expands Remote Programming for Over-the-Air Software and Parameter Updates

All Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada with GHG 2017 Volvo engines equipped with Volvo’s factory-installed connectivity hardware are now eligible for software and parameter updates with Volvo’s Remote Programming. Users can perform updates anywhere in the U.S. and Canada where a cellular connection is available, and at the discretion of the vehicle’s […]

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Mack Anthem® Stars in Music Video for Jon Pardi’s ‘Night Shift’

   The Mack Anthem® shared the spotlight in a new music video for country music artist Jon Pardi’s latest single, “Night Shift.” The music video features Pardi and his bandmates traveling down Nashville’s iconic Broadway on a stage trailer being pulled by a Mack Anthem model. To watch “Night Shift” and see the Mack Anthem in […]

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FTR Reports September Preliminary Orders Shatter Previous All-Time Record

September trailers orders were a tremendous 56,000 units, exceeding the previous record from October 2014 by over 10,000 trailers. Orders continue to exceed expectations with September units 59% higher than August and up 133% y/y. Trailer orders for the past twelve months have now exceeded 400,000 units. The OEMs opened up their order boards for […]

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Charlotte Named a “Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City”

Charlotte has been selected to receive the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award, which recognizes cities fueling economic growth and job creation in the U.S. and Canada. A formal award presentation will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, at 11:30 a.m. EST at zMAX Dragway. The recognition program was originally scheduled to honor Charlotte in September, but […]

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Deeper Integrations Between LoadDocs and Synergize Will Unlock Great Efficiencies to Drive Higher ROI

Microdea, a leading document management and automation software provider, and Vector, the creators of LoadDocs, an innovative mobile workflow and POD capture application, have launched a partnership that will benefit users of LoadDocs with a wider range of features and integrations while expanding Microdea’s presence within the transportation industry.  LoadDocs, Vector’s mobile workflow and POD […]

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Famed Football Coach, Jimmy Johnson, to Deliver Keynote Address at VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference

Former NFL and college football coach, Jimmy Johnson, has been named as the keynote speaker at the 2018 VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference, taking place October 14-19 in Marco Island, Florida. Johnson, a famed NFL coach credited as the architect of the Dallas Cowboys’ consecutive victories in Super Bowls XXVII and XXVIII, is a […]

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Kenworth Introduces Body Builder Academy Instructional Video Series

Kenworth has launched its Body Builder Academy Training video series for its flagship vocational truck, the Kenworth T880. The six instructional Body Builder Academy videos focus on connectivity with Kenworth chassis systems, PTO functions, integration of electronics between body and truck, and optimization of the driver interface for body functions through switches and dash messaging. […]

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Minimizer donates heavy duty truck seat to charity auction

More than $30,000 raised for St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund The Minimizer Long Haul Series Seat made its debut at the Great American Trucking Show in 2017, and a year later, it helped raise more than $30,000 for charity. Minimizer donated one of its seats to the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund auction, held at GATS in Dallas. “We […]

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Zac Brown’s ZB Customs Creates One-of-a-Kind Mack Anthem® in Latest RoadLife Episode

Mack Trucks recently released “Roadie Ready,” the seventh episode of its RoadLife series on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video. “Roadie Ready” follows multiplatinum Grammy Award winning artist Zac Brown and his team at ZB Customs, an in-house custom design company at Southern Ground, as they fully customize a Mack Anthem® model to transport the merchandise for Zac Brown […]

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Kenworth’s Ground Support is Crucial for PJ Helicopters

When an emergency strikes, it’s all hands-on deck for Northern California-based helicopter lift service fleet, PJ Helicopters. Often utilized as a first response team, the helicopter company relies on its equipment to be ready to go at a moment’s notice. PJ Helicopters’ fleet includes eight Sikorsky UH-60A Utility Hawks (the civilian version of the military’s […]

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