custom trucks

A flamed engine makes all the difference

| June 18, 2012

Ray Rodriguez' repainted engine may be what pushes his '88 Pete to a Best of Show victory.

Farm to market in style — Bill Blankenship’s 1978 W900A

| June 17, 2012

Bill Blankenship, who with his son, Jerry, runs the McMinnville-based Blankenship Farms & Nursery business, found this member of the 1978 class of Kenworth's long-running W900 model eight years ago, buying it to haul the ...

Bragging rights on the line today

| June 16, 2012

The Great West Truck Show Pride & Polish awards ceremony starts today at 11 a.m. PDT.

Photos and video: Ray Rodriguez’ flamed ’88 Peterbilt 379

| June 15, 2012

Ray Rodriguez discusses some of the details of his 1988 Peterbilt 379.

Showing in style

| June 14, 2012

Bill and Marie Sandvik bring the comforts of home to the Pride & Polish floor.

Vegas trucking tweets and Music City peeps

| June 14, 2012

The Great West Truck Show gets going today out in Las Vegas, running through Saturday with vendor exhibits, the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish competition, CCJ's Fleet Executive Conference (under way as of yesterday -- some news here from ...

Two awesome class 8 motor coaches

| June 10, 2012

The first comes by way of the Southeastern Regional Truck Show and the awesome pair of Hyler Bracey and Cass Flagg, the former of whom you may well remember as one of the folks behind ...

From the shop to the road: One operator’s 359Image Gallery

| May 31, 2012

This 1986 Peterbilt 359 is the result of a three-year project conducted from 2007-10 by owners Wayne and Kelly Ziegenfuss, today leased to Bennett Motor Express and hauling mining equipment to Arizona, coming back with ...

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