MHC Kenworth opens new Topeka location

MHC Kenworth has opened a new dealership in Topeka, Kan. The building, designed with green technology, is located off Interstate 70, at 209 MacVicar Avenue. The 35,000-square- foot facility hosts energy-efficient geothermal temperature control features, as well as translucent hollow-core overhead doors in the service department to allow natural light into the building and provide insulation.

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Allstate Peterbilt opens N.D. location

Allstate Peterbilt announced the opening of its parts-only location in Grand Forks, N.D. The location boasts a huge inventory of OEM and aftermarket parts for medium and heavy-duty trucks and trailers. Free local parts delivery is available. The 7,000 square-foot store is located off I-29 at 3805 Gateway Drive and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Mack to place QRs on trucks

Mack Trucks today announced that all new units will feature a unique QR code to speed service response times and improve customer uptime. QR codes, or quick-response codes, are matrix bar codes that supply rapid retrieval of information when a tablet or other mobile device scans the code. Starting in April, Mack will install QR codes on the vehicle’s doorframe during the manufacturing process. When the vehicle arrives at the dealership, service advisors scan the vehicle’s ...

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The company believes its new online marketplace will lead a "revolution" in the truck parts-buying experience.

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New Dallas Transport America terminal

Transport America has opened a new Support Center in Dallas, located on South Hampton Road, near Exit 465 on Interstate 20.

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Rush centers prosper with oil field development

The Texas oil and gas field boom of the last few years has also been a boom for much of the state’s economy, and that includes the Rush Truck Centers facility in San Antonio.

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Used parts gaining traction with owner-operators

Used and refurbished parts are catching on as a maintenance alternative for owner-operators due in large part to harsh economic conditions.

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Three ways to get more from your tires

There’s hundreds of dollars a year to be saved by careful tire management.

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Don’t overlook cost of a truck wash

If you wash your truck at home, you can claim the cost of household water and detergent for washing the truck as a business expense at tax time.

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