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May 28, 2013

Truckworx Kenworth Opens Seventh Location in Southwest Alabama

Truckworx Kenworth has opened a new parts and service facility in Thomasville, Ala. The new facility is located in Joe Davis Industrial Park just off of U.S. Route 43 in Clarke County, Ala.

May 23, 2013

Kenworth of South Florida Opens New Parts and Service Location

Kenworth of South Florida has opened a new parts and service location near U.S. Route 1 in Fort Pierce, Fla., about 3 miles east of Interstate 95.

May 21, 2013

Rush Founder W. Marvin Rush Retires as Chairman

Rush Enterprises Inc. announced that W. Marvin Rush is retiring from his position as chairman of the board of the company. He will continue to serve as a member of the board of directors of the company and have the honorary title of chairman emeritus.

May 14, 2013

Dealers Intensify Focus On Service

It is an old trucking industry adage that while the sales department sells the first truck, the service department sells the second, third and fourth trucks. According to David Gerrard, senior vice president of distribution at Navistar, “Without an effective relationship on the service side of the house, it is very difficult to maintain the customer relationship.”

May 7, 2013

Carrier Transicold Names Dealer of the Year

Kile Truck Refrigeration of Nashville, Tenn., was named Carrier Transicold’s 2012 North America Dealer of the Year at the annual meeting of Carrier Transicold’s Americas Truck/Trailer/Rail dealers.

May 6, 2013

McMahon Truck Group Buys Two-Location Ohio Dealership

McMahon Truck Group, Charlotte, N.C., has bought Columbus Truck and Equipment Company and Marietta Mack, the largest Mack and Volvo truck dealer in Ohio. The two-location dealership group also represents Hino medium duty trucks and Jerr-Dan towing equipment lines.

May 3, 2013

Peterbilt Honors Dealers

Peterbilt honored several dealers during its recent annual dealer meeting, held at the Paccar MX Engine manufacturing facility in Columbus, Miss. The company handed out Medium Duty Dealer of the Year, Parts and Service Dealer of the Year, Paccar MX-13 Engine Dealer of the Year and TRP Dealer of the Year awards.

May 1, 2013

Kenworth of Lincoln Opens New Dealership

Kenworth of Lincoln has opened a full-service dealership at a remodeled facility on property west of Lincoln near the U.S. Interstate 80 and Highway 77 interchange.

April 26, 2013

Rush Sees Decline in Q1 Income

Rush Enterprises' first-quarter income was down from a year ago on lower truck sales, despite achieving record parts, service and body shop revenues. Net income dropped from $15.9 million, or 40 cents per share, last year, to $13.5 million, or 34 cent per share.

April 26, 2013

ACT Research: Used Truck Volumes Up Second Consecutive Month

The used truck market enjoyed a second consecutive month of improved volumes in March as the auction market roared back to life in March, growing 126% giving the overall market a 4% boost month over month.

April 25, 2013

Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo Named Peterbilt Dealer of the Year

Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo was named the 2012 North American Dealer of the Year by Peterbilt Motors Company.

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.

April 4, 2013

MHC Kenworth to Unveil Larger, Greener Facility in Topeka

MHC Kenworth officially opened its new dealership in Topeka, Kan.. after undergoing construction to create a new building designed with green technology.

March 22, 2013

Volvo Takes Multi-Faceted Approach to Maximizing Uptime

Ongoing Volvo dealer investments continue to improve Volvo's dealer network, while new technology features also help improve uptime.

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 14, 2013

CIT Kenworth Chicago Opens Full-Service Facility in Mokena

CIT Kenworth Chicago has opened a full-service dealership in a new state-of-the-art facility in Mokena, Ill.

February 13, 2013

Hino Continues Expansion of U.S. Dealer Network

Hino Trucks announced it has reached a new milestone by signing its 200th dealer point in the U.S.

February 10, 2013

ATD Chairman Tells Truck Dealers: ‘Our Voice Needs to be Heard’

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.

February 10, 2013

Alabama International Dealer Named Truck Dealer of the Year

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.

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