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 14, 2013
CIT Kenworth Chicago has opened a full-service dealership in a new state-of-the-art facility in Mokena, Ill.
February 13, 2013
Hino Trucks announced it has reached a new milestone by signing its 200th dealer point in the U.S.
February 10, 2013
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 7, 2013
Volvo Trucks is now offering a three-year, 350,000 mile warranty for Volvo D12 engine owners who want to increase the longevity of their current vehicles with the Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul (GO) program.
January 21, 2013
The Peterbilt Store Blue Ridge, one of nine dealerships privately-owned by The Pete Store LLC, has relocated to a new 12,800-square-foot facility in Raphine, Va
January 10, 2013
Volvo Trucks' dealer network is now even bigger in Texas. Since January 2010, work capacity has grown 32% at Volvo Trucks locations throughout Texas.
Investments by Volvo Trucks dealers throughout the Southeastern U.S. have resulted in a nearly 21% increase in work capacity in that region since January 2010
CORRECTED -- Volvo Trucks executives knew full well what a group of its customers would say about experiences with modern engines, but invited them to speak to press reporters anyway. Then the Volvo people explained what they're doing to alleviate service problems that customers have also experienced
December 17, 2012
JX Truck Center is open for business at its new facility in Kronenwetter, Wis., approximately six miles south of its previous location.
Vanguard Truck Centers recently announced the opening of its newest Mack and Isuzu dealership in St. Louis, Mo.
December 11, 2012
For the third time in his career, Jason Swann of Rush Truck Centers in Dallas was named the All Around Winner in the Heavy-Duty Division in the Rush Truck Centers Skills Rodeo
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