Rush Truck Centers

Rush Truck Centers discounts via NASCAR partnership

With Tony Stewart taking the wheel of the No. 14 Rush Trucker Centers NASCAR car this weekend, all 106 locations will offer a 14 percent discount up to $150 on parts, service labor and racing merchandise today through Monday, June 30.

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Rush Tech Skills Rodeo supports service strategy

Service, more than brands or products alone, will drive the success of Rush Enterprises, said W.M. "Rusty" Rush, CEO and president.

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Rush Truck Centers crowns top techs

It was a hot time in Ol' San Antone as Rush Truck Centers topped off its sixth annual technician challenge with Rush truck technicians competing in various events, including OE engine, refuse, medium duty and heavy duty. The awards banquet Dec. 13 kicked off with a bang when reigning NASCAR champ Tony Stewart made a surprise visit to commend the finalists for their dedication and hard work. Rush is a sponsor of Stewart's racing team. The Rush ...

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Jost to be featured today and tomorrow on Motorhead Garage TV

Tune into Fox Sports Network this morning at 11:30 in all time zones for an edition of the Motorhead Garage television series that features Jost International. The segment was filmed October 18 at the Jost U.S. manufacturing site in Greeneville, Tenn., and will air again tomorrow, Monday, Oct. 31, at 4:30 pm. During the segment, Jost Engineering Vice President Greg Laarman takes show hosts on a tour of the company's fifth wheel technology. The shows features ...

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Scenes of Chrome & Class

That's David Holbrook's 1986 Peterbilt 359, winner of both Working Bobtail and People's Choice awards in the second annual Chrome & Class Truck Show, held at the Rush Truck Center location in Smyrna, Tenn., on I-24 just southeast of Nashville. It was a much expanded show this year, with near double the number of entered show trucks and a lively crowd on Friday and Saturday. The show, launched as a way to thank customers of ...

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Memphis expo and Nashville show this weekend

Outreach, education in Memphis I had the good fortune of meeting Niki Brown and her husband, independent owner-operator Steve Nelson, this past weekend at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention (if you missed my reporting from the event, find two stories here and here) in Tunica, Miss., due south of their Memphis home base. They're the pair behind Worldwide Transport & Permit Service and the Memphis Trucking Expo, the second annual edition of which is ...

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LogBook

CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

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Texas technicians rope Rush rodeo grand prizes — vids and more from the event

Sorting though the rich experience that was Rush Truck Centers' Tech Skills Rodeo, held last week in San Antonio, is I've found a task best approached over weeks rather than days. If you missed the results, read on, or see my story from last week here. It's impossible to get it all into the space of a single post or news piece, including as it did the drama of mutliple competitions, diverse educational opportunities for ...

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Group, dealers team on retrofit trucks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $5 million to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to help guarantee loans.

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Techs win thousands in Rush contest

Chris Zweifel was named heavy-duty grand champion in the Rush Tech Skills Rodeo, as 65 top truck technicians competed.

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