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July 31, 2017

Nationwide Rail Services Gains Safety Advantage With Each Drop-And-Hook

Fleet credits electronic height control system with reducing driver injuries and boosting productivity.

June 26, 2017

Rush Truck Centers Opens Denver Locations

Rush Truck Centers' new Denver facilities expand the network to 108 stores in 21 states. Jim Park has the story.

June 26, 2017

Grand Opening Rush Truck Centers' Denver Location

The official Grand Opening of Rush Truck Centers' new Denver location took place June 26. The new facility is located at 6955 E. 50th street in Commerce City CO. Directly across the street is Rush's new Ford light and medium-duty truck shop. Both sites are new from the ground up and replace existing stores in the Denver area. 

December 14, 2016

Third Time the Charm for Rush Tech Rodeo Champ

Rush Truck Technician Rodeo names winners, hands out more than $250,000 in cash and prizes as mega-dealer emphasizes the importance of service.

December 13, 2016

Rush Truck Center CEO Predicts Mixed Year for Truck Sales

Rush Truck Center CEO Rusty Rush said he expects to see a flat year in Class 8 over-the-road sales in 2017, but predicts that certain market segments and medium duty sales will remain strong.

December 13, 2016

Rush Truck Centers Pushes the Telematic Frontier Forward

Telematics will be the next big game-changer in trucking - one of those advances where, in 5 to 10 years, you'll wonder how you ever managed to keep a truck fleet rolling without it.

June 21, 2016

Las Vegas Rush Truck Center to Offer Medium-Duty Ford Trucks

Rush Enterprises has acquired the Ford franchise rights and related assets from Transwest Truck Center Las Vegas, allowing it to sell medium-duty Ford commercial vehicles at the Las Vegas dealership location.

February 10, 2016

Earnings Watch: Forward Air, Rush Enterprises

A record-setting fourth quarter for trucking company Forward Air Corp. has it looking forward to a banner 2016, while Rush Enterprises is cost-cutting to compensate for the low truck sales in the energy sector in 2015.

December 15, 2015

First-timer Travis Graham Cleans Up at Rush Tech Skills Rodeo

The 2015 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo wraps up in San Antonio with the awards ceremony.

December 14, 2015

Rush Truck Centers Tech Rodeo Rocks San Antonio

Each year for the past decade Rush Truck Centers has sent its best technicians to compete hear to head in the Tech Skills Rodeo. This year 300 techs from across the network tested for a chance to make the trip to the finals in San Antonio. More than 160 techs and parts specialists made the trip.

July 21, 2015

Earnings Lower for Forward Air, Hub Group, Rush Enterprises

Two freight transportation providers, Forward Air and Hub Group, along with dealer group Rush Enterprises, saw second quarter earnings drop.

February 16, 2015

Rush, Decisiv to Link Service-Info Management Systems

Integrating the RushCare communications management system with Decisiv's service platform will improve service, reduce waiting times and sharpen billing accuracy for truck and bus operators and leasing customers.

February 12, 2015

Rush Enterprises Sets Revenue, Profit Records

One of the nation’s largest operators of commercial vehicle dealerships in North American said it set several records as it reported financial results this week.

December 18, 2014

2014 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo

The 9th Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo in San Antonio, Texas pitted the company's top heavy and medium duty technicians against each other in trouble shooting challenges and written tests. It was an eventful couple of days with a supplier expo, exhibits from OEMs and celebrity drivers all in attendance. Photos by Steven Martinez.

December 17, 2014

Rush Gives Out Awards for Tech Skills Rodeo

Rush Enterprises named technician Erick Lincoln of Albuquerque, New Mexico, its all-around champion for the company’s ninth Tech Skill Rodeo. The competition took place Dec. 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

September 11, 2014

Rush Moves Orlando Truck Center

Rush Enterprises announced that its Orlando Light and Medium Duty Truck Center has been moved to a new location.

December 20, 2013

Rush Tech Skills Rodeo 2013

Rush Truck Centers’ eighth annual Tech Skills Rodeo Dec. 15-17 drew about 550 people to San Antonio. That included 106 technicians who competed in 13 equipment categories for cash and other prizes. Most brought along wives or girlfriends. Top champ was Jason Swann, from Dallas, who received his award from Rush Chairman Rusty Rush and Nascar driver Tony Stewart. Here are some views of happenings in the convention center’s testing hall and at the banquet on Tuesday night as photographed by HDT Senior Editor Tom Berg. 

December 19, 2013

Rush Switching from Expansion to Integration Following Dealer Purchases

Rush Enterprises must integrate its new Navistar dealerships into the company's operations and "culture" in the coming year, Chairman and CEO Rusty Rush says.

December 18, 2013

Dallas Technician Wins Grand Champion Awards at Rush Competition

Jason Swann, a technician at Rush Truck Center Dallas, had to rise from a dinner table last night and walk to a stage to accept top awards not once or twice, but three times. But those walks, and the diagnostic and repair performance he showed during Rush Enterprises’ Tech Skills Rodeo, earned him $9,500 in prizes plus a racing suit and helmet presented by Nascar driver Tony Stewart.

December 17, 2013

20 Technicians Make Semi-Final Level at Rush Skills Event

Twenty technicians have emerged from the original 106 competitors at Rush Enterprise's Tech Skills Rodeo in San Antonio. The semi-finalists are in nine testing categories, senior editor Tom Berg reports.

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