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Rain, Sleet and Snow Couldn’t Keep World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo From Record-Setting Attendance Numbers

Aggregates and asphalt industries were out in force at the record-setting World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo, Feb. 12-14 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Attendance hit an all-time high with registered attendance at 10,063 – a 28 percent increase over the 2018 show held in Houston. Attendees came […]

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Diamond Supplier Awards 2018

NAVISTAR AWARDS TOP SUPPLIERS WITH DIAMOND SUPPLIER STATUS

 This week, Navistar recognized 35 of its top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Awards. Exclusive to the top two percent of the company’s supplier base, this select group has helped Navistar deliver uptime to its customers and has exceeded performance expectations in four key metrics: quality, delivery, technology and cost. “The companies we recognize […]

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2019 Dealer Of the Year

Peterbilt Announces The Peterbilt Store as Dealer of the Year

The award was presented at the 2019 Peterbilt Dealer Meeting held in San Diego, California. The annual two day business meeting brings together Peterbilt dealers from across North America. The meeting includes presentations and breakout sessions, with focused reviews on strengthening the dealer network and providing an industry-leading sales and service experience to customers. “The […]

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Cooper Tire Launches New Roadmaster RM351 HD Mixed Service Drive Tire Wider footprint and deeper tread depth mean longer miles to removal

Cooper Tire has announced the addition of the Roadmaster RM351 HD tire to its commercial tire lineup. Engineered for mixed-service applications such as construction, logging and mining operations, the tire is designed for both on- and off-road driving, and comes in two sizes: 11R22.5 and 11R24.5, in load range H. The Roadmaster RM351 HD is […]

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Kenworth Announces Sourcewell Cooperative Government Purchase and Pricing Program for 2019

Kenworth Truck Company is offering the Sourcewell Cooperative Government Purchase and Pricing Program for 2019. The special program expands sales opportunities for new Kenworth Class 6, 7 and 8 chassis to more than 50,000 Sourcewell members throughout the United States and Canada. Sourcewell (formerly known as NJPA) creates national cooperative contract purchasing solutions on behalf of its […]

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Worldwide Kenworth of South Carolina – Charleston Relocates to Newly Constructed Full-Service Dealership

Worldwide Kenworth of South Carolina – Charleston relocated its North Charleston operation to a larger, newly constructed full-service and leasing facility to meet the growing demand for Kenworth trucks and services. The new location in Summerville, South Carolina, is 24 miles northwest of the previous location and conveniently located along Interstate 26. It is across […]

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings to OOIDA Members on Qualifying New T680 and T880 Sleeper Truck Purchases

Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 17th consecutive year to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2019. Eligible trucks are the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 with a 52-inch or larger factory-installed sleeper. Both new stock and special order vehicles […]

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Kenworth T880S Mixer Sale Produces $190,000 Donation To Support CIM Program

A Kenworth T880S bridge-formula mixer, donated for sale at the recent Concrete Industry Management (CIM) annual auction at World of Concrete, has produced a major $190,000 contribution to the CIM program, thanks to Kenworth, Con-Tech Manufacturing, Kenworth of Central Florida, and other Kenworth supplier partners. The Kenworth T880S mixer was purchased for $190,000 by Liquid […]

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Cooper Tire Says Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday is a Good Time to Learn the “Penny Test”

February 12 marks the 210th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. America’s sixteenth president, Lincoln is memorialized on Mount Rushmore, Washington D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial and on the U.S. penny. While a penny may be worth one cent in currency, when it comes to tire safety the value of a penny can be much more. Cooper Tire’s […]

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Phillips Connect Technologies Acquires Connected Holdings

Phillips Connect Technologies has completed the acquisition of Connected Holdings, an industry-leading IoT (Internet of Things) intelligent services provider in North America.    Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) products take trailer telematics light years beyond basic GPS trailer tracking by integrating component health, early fault notifications, and predictive analytics into simple to use online applications, which […]

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Kenworth Names 2019 Parts Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2019 Kenworth Parts Council. Leading parts directors and managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the council, which focuses on further enhancing parts quality and customer support for truck operators and fleets. PACCAR Parts supports Kenworth dealerships in their efforts to expedite repairs and […]

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FTR Reports North American Class 8 Orders for January Drop 26% M/M to Lowest Since October 2016

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 orders for January 2019 dropped 26% M/M to the lowest since October 2016 at 15,600 units.  This year’s January order activity was down 67% versus last year and is the worst for the month since 2010. The low Class 8 order number was not entirely unexpected, as the great majority […]

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