Industry briefs

Cummins N.Y. plant celebrates 40 years

| August 08, 2014

Cummins celebrates the 40th anniversary of its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) in Jamestown, N.Y. Typically, more than 400 engines are built per day at JEP, and the plant produced its 1.5 millionth heavy-duty engine in the ...

Peterbilt adds Alcoa Ultra Wheels as Class 8 spec

| August 07, 2014

New Alcoa Ultra aluminum wheels manufactured from a MagnaForce alloy that provides additional strength and lower weight are now available as a factory-installed option for all Peterbilt heavy-duty trucks.

Chevron Delo giving away F-250 in sweepstakes

| August 05, 2014

Chevron Delo announced this week it is giving away 2014 Ford F-250 diesel-powered pickup in its fourth annual Delo Pick-Up Your Truck sweepstakes. The contest runs from Aug. 1 through Sept. 30, and the contest ...

Women in Trucking, NASCAR driver join to honor fallen vets

| August 05, 2014

Women in Trucking has announced it is teaming with NASCAR driver Jennifer Jo Cobb and her No. 10 Driven 2 Honor NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team in a fund raising effort to benefit Wreaths ...

Peterbilt opens Model 579 online configuration tool

| August 05, 2014

Peterbilt announced last week that truck buyers can now fully spec Model 579s with a new interactive configuration tool on peterbilt.com. Users can select sleeper options, interior trim packages, exterior color, axles, aerodynamic fairings, headlamps, bright ...

PrePass adds two Miss. weigh stations

| July 31, 2014

PrePass announced this week it has added two new Mississippi weigh stations to its station bypass list.  The stations are located on Interstate 55 about 20 miles south of Memphis, and the service is now available ...

CNBC series probes truck crashes

| July 30, 2014

A new "Collision course" mainstream investigative series on truck crashes debuts. Links to where to watch and comment here.

Mack opening new Texas dealership

| July 29, 2014

Mack Trucks this week announced it will open a new dealership in August in Cotulla, Texas. The 40,000-sq.-ft. Valley Truck Center facility will be located at 206 W FM 468, off Exit 67 on Interstate ...

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