January 28, 2014
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
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
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
The American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine announced the nominees for the 2014 Truck Dealer of the Year.
October 17, 2013
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
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
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
Beginning in 2015, the NADA and ATD Convention and Expo will be held Thursday to Sunday, instead of Friday to Monday.
April 22, 2013
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
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
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
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
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.
Dick Witcher, chairman of the American Truck Dealers, association, urged the nation’s commercial truck dealers to get more involved in their association and build relationships with their members of Congress.
Drew Linn, president of Birmingham, Ala.-based Southland International Trucks, has been named the 2013 Truck Dealer of the Year. The national award, co-sponsored by the American Truck Dealers association and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, focuses on excellence in dealership performance, as well as industry and community leadership.
Sheila M. Horwith, CEO and secretary of Horwith Trucks Inc. in Northampton, Pa., was a 2013 ATD/HDT Truck Dealer of the Year nominee. She sells Freightliner and Western Star trucks.
Scott Oliphant, president of Kenworth of South Louisiana in Gray, La., was a 2013 ATD/HDT Truck Dealer of the Year nominee. He sells Kenworth and Hino trucks.
Todd Schaub, dealer principal of S&S Volvo in Lima, Ohio, was a nominee for the 2013 ATD/HDT Truck Dealer of the Year award. He sells Volvo, Isuzu, UD and GMC trucks.
Brad Wilson, president of Sioux City Truck Sales in Sioux City, Iowa, was a nominee for the ATD/HDT 2013 Truck Dealer of the Year award. He sells Peterbilt trucks.
Steve Bacalis, president and CEO of Tom Nehl Truck Co. in Jacksonville, Fla., was the Finalist for the 2013 ATD/HDT Truck Dealer of the Year. Tom Nehl sells Freightliner, Western Star, Sprinter, Volvo, Isuzu, and Capacity of Texas.
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