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January 26, 2015

ATD Chairman Outlines Plan for Dealer Industry

Speaking at the American Truck Dealers Convention and Expo over the weekend, ATD chairman Eric Jorgensen outlined his vision for the industry going forward.

January 26, 2015

Kenworth Wins ATD Truck of the Year Award

The American Truck Dealers named the Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck as the 2015 Truck of the Year at the ATD convention and Expo in San Francisco.

January 23, 2015

Truck Dealer of the Year Named

Scott McCandless of McCandless Truck Center was named the 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year Friday during the 52nd Annual American Truck Dealers Convention in San Francisco.

January 22, 2015

Awards Winners to Be Announced at ATD Convention

The 52nd annual ATD Convention is taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco this week. Awards will be given at the event for the 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year winner on Friday Jan. 23 and the Commercial Truck of the Year on Saturday Jan. 24.

November 21, 2014

Procede Software Co-Sponsors 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year

Procede Software, a provider of advanced dealer business management solutions, recently announced its participation as a co-sponsor of ATD’s 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year awards.

November 13, 2014

2015 Truck Dealer of the Year Nominees Announced

The American Truck Dealers, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and Procede Software announced the nominees for the 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year Award. Each of the six nominees was selected by state, metro and national association leaders.

October 9, 2014

Dealer of the Year Speaks to Indiana Undergrads

Kyle Treadway, president of Kenworth Sales Company in Salt Lake City, Utah, spoke to students at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business about entrepreneurship and marketing.

January 28, 2014

Eric Jorgensen Named Chairman of ATD

Eric Jorgensen, president and CEO of JX Enterprises in Hartland, Wis., is the new chairman of the American Truck Dealers. He replaces Dick Witcher, chief executive officer of Minuteman Trucks in Walpole, Mass., who served as chairman for two years.

January 26, 2014

Kyle Treadway Named Truck Dealer of the Year

R. Kyle Treadway, former chairman of the American Truck Dealers, was named the 2014 Truck Dealer of the Year award on Saturday by American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine.

January 23, 2014

Commercial Truck Dealers Convene in the 'Big Easy' for ATD Convention

Medium- and heavy-duty truck dealers from across the country will gather in New Orleans this weekend for the 51st annual American Truck Dealers Convention and Expo.

November 7, 2013

ATD and HDT Announce Dealer Nominees for National Award

The American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine announced the nominees for the 2014 Truck Dealer of the Year.

October 17, 2013

ATD Announces Nominees for 2014 Commercial Truck of the Year

The American Truck Dealers announced the seven nominees for the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, an annual award recognizing the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories.

October 3, 2013

Used Sleeper Tractor Pricing Hits New Record

According to August sales reported to NADA by dealers, auctions, and OEMs, sleeper tractor pricing has set a new record in the retail channel, and returned the best month of the year in the wholesale channel.

September 13, 2013

Lawmakers, Industry Press for No FET Hikes on Trucks

Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House to discourage any increase in the 12% Federal Excise Tax on the purchase of heavy-duty trucks and trailers, a measure that has been discussed as one way to raise more money for highways.

June 28, 2013

ATD and NADA Move Dates for 2015 – 2018 Conventions

Beginning in 2015, the NADA and ATD Convention and Expo will be held Thursday to Sunday, instead of Friday to Monday.

April 22, 2013

Truck Dealer of the Year Offers Career Advice to ATD Dealer Academy Graduates

The ability to listen is an important trait in being successful, said Drew Linn, the HDT/American Truck Dealers 2013 Truck Dealer of the Year in his recent commencement address to ATD Dealer Academy graduates.

March 26, 2013

ATD's Truck of the Year Nominees

Judges for the American Truck Dealer's Commercial Truck of the Year competition and truck maker representatives talk about this year's nominees, with footage from the test drive/evaluations done last fall. Read more about the Truck of the Year here and more about the judging process here.

March 15, 2013

Not Much Clarity With New IRS FET Advice

The trucking industry recently asked the Internal Revenue Service for clarification about how Federal Excise Tax applies to glider kits, seeking what Greg Althardt, partner of the dealership group at accountancy firm CliftonLarsonAllen, called some "bright line" results. It got some clarification, but not enough.

February 15, 2013

And the Envelope Please

How do you compare a luxurious Ford F-650 with an Isuzu Reach cargo van? Two completely different trucks with different purposes in life. Such was the challenge of five trucking media judges at the 2012 American Truck Dealers Association's Commercial Truck of the Year competition.

February 10, 2013

ATD Announces Commercial Trucks of the Year

The Kenworth T680 76-inch sleeper with Paccar MX and the Hino 195h took home the American Truck Dealers 2013 Commercial Truck of the Year awards.

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