Equipment

Penske Used Trucks opens 3 new dealerships

  |  January 28, 2015

Penske Used Trucks has doubled its commercial truck dealership footprint in North America, introducing centers in Dallas, metro Atlanta and Ontario. The company now has six locations including Phoenix; Torrance, Calif.; and Charlotte, N.C. Here are ...

Eaton enhances split shaft PTO for UltraShift Plus

  |  January 28, 2015

Eaton said it has expanded the company’s lineup of UltraShift Plus automated transmissions for vocational applications through enhanced split shaft power take-off capabilities that allow for transmission gear selection and clutch control outside of a ...

Onspot’s GSA contract renewed

  |  January 28, 2015

Onspot of North America, a provider of automatic tire chains, announced that its General Services Administration contract has been renewed for another five years. Onspot’s automatic tire chains are designed to allow the operator to engage ...

Uptime: Mack TerraPro pumpers get GuardDog support standard option

  |  January 27, 2015

Mack Trucks offering the GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution standard on Mack TerraPro concrete pumper models, ordered as of April 2015.

Career advancement for the long haul: One small fleet’s growth story

  |  January 26, 2015

While a family business is certainly not the only way to start and/or run a small fleet, it is one of the more common; run through Old Time Express here with Mark, Mitch and founder owner-operator Bo White.

Kenworth T880 picks up Truck of the Year honors from ATD

  |  January 26, 2015

The Kenworth T880 was named the American Truck Dealers’ Commercial Truck of the Year this weekend at the ATD Convention and Expo in San Francisco, besting the the Peterbilt 567 and the International WorkStar 7600.

Changing Gear: Updates from Dayton, Zonar, Kenworth, Peterbilt

  |  January 21, 2015

There's a new lineup of Dayton Truck Tires available now, and Bridgestone Commercial wants you to know about it. The company has unveiled a new website for its Dayton commercial truck tire line, www.daytontrucktires.com, accessible ...

Introducing ’88 Mike': Video with Powershift Performance racer Mike Morgan

  |  January 16, 2015

"In the armed forces 88 Mike stands for truck driver. I want to be 88 Mike. I want to be the truck driver." --Mike Morgan, whose self-styled Mack race truck will compete in the ChampTruck Class 8 race series