Class 8 trucks

Owner-operator on the guv’s blog

| April 06, 2012

Owner-operator Paul Ahles utilized the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's program for low, 4 percent financing of auxiliary power units to purchase the APU on his truck today, and as a participant in the program he ...

Tackle, oil patch service and a joke: Channel 19 Thursday round-up

| April 05, 2012

Win Bass Pro Shops gift certificate from VIPro TruckForce networkFor the fish-happy among you (weather's been good for it over much of the nation, that's certain), ongoing through the end of May, operators utilizing the ...

Kenworth debuts T680

| March 21, 2012

The T680 is designed for 1.5 million-mile vehicle life, and features 10 percent more aerodynamic performance and 5 percent more fuel efficiency.

Used Class 8 registrations fall

| March 15, 2012

Used Class 8 registrations during the fourth quarter of 2011 were down 22 percent from a year earlier.

British TV show features female hauliers…

| February 22, 2012

The new Mother Truckers TV show on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom pitches in its intro a looming takeover of the industry there by drivers of the female sex -- as one reviewer put ...

Bendix part recall delays new truck shipments

| February 03, 2012

Paccar, Navistar and Volvo have deferred shipments of Class 8 vehicles equipped with the faulty part.

FMCSA’s hours rule justification includes, well, guess who…

| December 29, 2011

You can imagine my surprise yesterday when, just as I'm perusing portions of the new hours rule's full text in preparation for a story or two I'm putting together for Truckers News and Overdrive, I ...

Truck Centers Inc.’s Christmas food drive a success

| December 23, 2011

Freightliner/Western Star dealer network Truck Centers Inc. recently hosted a first-ever food drive for the St. Louis area’s largest food suppliers for shelters and food banks, Operation Food Search (OFS). The company’s Troy, Ill., headquarters ...

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