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‘Truck of the year’ goes severe-duty, vocational in 2015

ATD's program this year recognizes these nominees: the International WorkStar 7600, Kenworth T880 with Paccar MX-13 engine and the Peterbilt Model 567.

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PHOTO: Welcome to the Big Apple, Kenworth T680

The ATD Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year graced the digital display of the NASDAQ Tower in Times Square last week.

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Report: EPA underestimated compliance costs

Report claims agency underestimated emission compliance costs for new trucks by a factor of two to five for model years 2004-2010.

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Peterbilts win at ATD

The Peterbilt 587 SmartWay conventional tractor won in the heavy-duty division.

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Carolina International CEO named top dealer

American Truck Dealers have named Richard “Dick” Ryan, dealer principal and CEO of Carolina International Trucks in Columbia, S.C., 2011 Truck Dealer of the Year during ATD’s annual convention. “To be recognized for my almost 40 years of service in the trucking industry is truly humbling,” Ryan said. “I love what I do and that is a great reward every day, but to be honored among all the truck dealers across the U.S. is just amazing.” Ryan was ...

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ATD names KW T700 Commercial Truck of Year

The Kenworth T700 with the Paccar MX engine is the 2011 Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year, the American Truck Dealers announced.

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Paying more for older trucks

It’s been clear for a year that certain things have been improving for trucking. Freight demand has increased, and with it demand for drivers. From the vantage of the American Truck Dealers, holding its annual meeting in Phoenix, the rebound is evident for some other reasons, too, one of which – used truck prices – won’t excite you like it excites the dealers. Kyle Treadway, chairman of the American Truck Dealers and president of Kenworth Sales ...

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ATD launches smaller trailer aerodynamic device

TrailerTail Nano is a smaller version of the company’s rear-drag-reducing trailer add-on.

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Hot trucking sectors draw attention

Two big parts of the trucking industry are bouncing back very strong and getting the attention of financial media outside of trucking.

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So you want a good deal on a low-mileage truck…

Sales of trucks, like everything else, slumped badly during the recession. Now there’s a shortage of used trucks in the sweet spot of four to five model years old, and it’s not going away anytime soon.

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