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Second Love’s stop opens in Indiana

| December 01, 2011

A new travel stop is now open in Whitestown, Ind., at Interstate 65, exit 133, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores announced of its second travel plaza in the state. Truckers who shop at the ...

Ice Road’s Debogorski to promote ultra capacitor

| December 01, 2011

Alex Debogorski, star of the History Channel’s show Ice Road Trucker, will demonstrate qualities of the 12-volt Engine Start Module, San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies Inc. said. Debogorski will be featured with the equipment at trade shows ...

Travel stop app upgrade available

| November 30, 2011

Free upgrades and new features are now available on Love's Connect travel app for iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones, Oklahoma City, Okla.-based Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores said. New features on the app include dispatch ...

Truck design contest opens to college students

| November 28, 2011

University students are eligible to enter truck designs suitable for owner-operators for the annual contest Design the Future of Pride & Profit, Portland, Ore.-based Freightliner Trucks announced. The winner will receive a $20,000 scholarship and ...

Titan serves power lifter contest

| November 28, 2011

Winner Hapfor Julius Bjornsson pulled a Mack Titan faster than the nine other power lifters in the truck-pull event of the Met-Rx World’s Strongest Man contest, the Greensboro, N.C.-based truck maker announced. Wearing a harness, Bjornsson ...

Class 8 truck drivers eligible for sweepstakes, prizes

| November 22, 2011

Starting Jan. 1, drivers of Class 8 trucks may enter the Weigh to Win sweepstakes through June 1 to vie for a Ford F250 grand prize, Walcott, Iowa-based CAT Scale announced in honor of its ...

Love’s jumps to 7th on Forbes’ annual list

| November 17, 2011

Forbes ranked Love's Travel Stops in seventh place on its list of America's largest private companies. The Oklahoma City, Okla.-based travel center chain rose 11 places from last year's ranking, the largest jump on the ...

Love’s stop opens in Belleville, Ind.

| November 17, 2011

A  travel stop opened in Belleville, Ind., on Interstate 70 at exit 59, Love's Travel Stops announced. Through Dec. 16, drivers are eligible for double loyalty points on purchases. The stop features Subway and McDonald’s restaurants, ...

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