Industry briefs

Mark Lampert retiring from Daimler

| January 23, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31, 2014.

Donated Mack mixer auctioned

| January 22, 2014

Mack Trucks donated this 2014 Mack Granite to the Concrete Industry Management Auction taking place Jan. 22 during the 2014 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas.

Colorado to Offer Drivewyze Bypass Service

Overdrive Staff | January 21, 2014

Drivewyze and the Colorado State Patrol announced that Colorado has become the 19th state to offer the Drivewyze PreClear bypass service, which uses tablets, smartphones and select electronic on-board recorders to provide commercial vehicles with ...

Richmond Peterbilt Store suffers fire damage

Overdrive Staff | January 21, 2014

A two-alarm fire damaged The Peterbilt Store in Richmond, Va. early Tuesday morning. According to The Richmond Times Dispatch, firefighters were called to the scene at 3:47 a.m., with more units called in for support at ...

Kenworth, Peterbilt models at World of Concrete

| January 16, 2014

Peterbilt will show its new all-purpose vocational Model 567, Kenworth its T880 with mixer body (recently in full production), at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas January 21-24.

Love’s kicks off 50th anniversary

Overdrive Staff | January 15, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops  kicked off its 50th anniversary by with founder and executive chairman Tom Love announcing the company would undergo a record year of building. Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 new stores per year. ...

New Flying J opens in Aurora, Ore.

Overdrive Staff | January 13, 2014

Pilot Flying J announced Jan. 13 the opening of Flying J Travel Plaza in Aurora, Ore. The Aurora Travel Plaza is located off Interstate 5 at exit 278. It is Pilot Flying J’s tenth location ...

Great Dance Launches New Dealership in Montreal

Overdrive Staff | January 10, 2014

Great Dane has added Great Dane of Montreal to its Canadian distribution network. Located at 8000 St-Patrick Street in Montreal, Quebec, the sales, parts and service offices are open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday ...

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