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.
Andrew "Drew" Linn Jr., president of Southland International Trucks in Homewood, Ala., is the 2013 winner of the ATD/HDT Truck Dealer of the Year competition.
February 6, 2013
Medium- and heavy-duty truck dealers will meet in Orlando this weekend for the 50th annual American Truck Dealers Convention and Expo this upcoming weekend.
As part of the convention, ATD and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine will be announcing the National Truck Dealer of the Year.
January 31, 2013
ATD will celebrate its 50th convention in Orlando Feb 8-11.
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