July 31, 2014 - Industry News
Penske Used Trucks opened its third used commercial truck dealership in the United States in Phoenix.
Tags: Penske, Arizona, Dealers, Used Trucks
Mack Trucks will open a new dealership in Cotulla, Texas, in late August. The new Valley Truck Centers’ will feature 22 service bays and offer new and used vehicles, parts delivery and road service -- and Mack's largest dealer pylon sign.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Dealers, I-35, Texas
June 23, 2014 - Industry News
Prime Trailer is authorized to sell and service Wabash National dry van trailers, refrigerated trailers, and Transcraft and Benson brand platform trailers in Utah and Nevada.
Tags: Trailers, Dealers, Wabash National
June 13, 2014 - Industry News
The dealership remains open during the renovation. Construction is expected to be completed in July 2015.
Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, International Trucks, South Carolina, Dealers
June 12, 2014 - Industry News
The dealership will be more than 31,000 square feet, including an office, parts department, shop area and 8 service bays with overhead cranes and a service pit. There are plans to add 20 employees to handle operations at the Spokane location.
Tags: Washington, Trailers, Dealers, Utility Trailer, Utility Trailer Manufacturing
May 16, 2014 - Industry News
Rebranding reflects shift in corporate strategy.
Tags: Dealers, Truck Sales
May 14, 2014 - Industry News
Heavy traffic makes travel in the Atlanta metro difficult with more than 400,000 people occupying the roads. MHC Kenworth is opening a new dealership in Conyers, Ga. The new location now positions MHC in every corner of Atlanta to better serve its customers.
Tags: Aftermarket, MHC Kenworth, Dealers, Georgia, Kenworth
April 23, 2014 - Industry News
Kenworth of Pennsylvania has opened a new parts and service facility in McKees Rocks, an industrial area and suburb four miles west of downtown Pittsburgh.
Tags: Aftermarket, Dealers, Kenworth of Pennsylvania
April 22, 2014 - Industry News
The largest network of commercial truck dealers in North America saw a drop in its first quarter profit despite a 26.7% gain in its revenue.
Tags: Truck Sales, Rush Enterprises, Dealers, Earnings
April 11, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks’ service capabilities in the Southwest region of the U.S. have grown with the addition of a new Bruckner’s Truck Sales facility in Albuquerque, N.M.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, New Mexico, Aftermarket, Dealers
March 21, 2014 - Industry News
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has announced its 2013 North American Dealer of the Year awards. Each year, MFTA recognizes dealers in the U.S. and Canada for overall performance, and for sales, parts sales, and service performance.
Tags: MFTA, Awards, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Dealers
March 19, 2014 - Industry News
CSM Companies, and French-Ellison Truck Center, announced that the two companies will merge on March 31. The result will establish the company as one of the largest commercial truck dealership groups in the United States with 19 facilities.
Tags: Aftermarket, Dealers, Mergers & Acquisitions
March 2, 2014 - Industry News
PHH Arval, a global fleet management services provider, opened its commercial truck center in Virginia Beach, Va. Commercial Truck Center of Virginia is the company's first in the country to focus on used light, medium and heavy-duty trucks.
Tags: PHH Arval, Expansion, Dealers, Used Trucks, Virginia
February 25, 2014 - Industry News
Truck Enterprises Hagerstown in Maryland was named Kenworth’s 2013 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada during the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in the Seattle area.
Tags: Kenworth, Aftermarket Parts, Aftermarket, Dealers
February 22, 2014 - Industry News
Peterbilt announced many dealer awards during its annual Dealer Meeting in Fort Worth, near Peterbilt’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. The business meeting celebrated both dealer performance and Peterbilt’s 75th anniversary.
Tags: Peterbilt, Dealers
Dealers are “fired up” to sell trucks, with new emphasis on highway applications. And executives will "relaunch the Mack brand" at the ConExpo-ConAgg show in March.
Tags: Truck Sales, Mack Trucks, Product Support, OEM, Dealers, Vocational, Heavy-Duty Trucks
February 21, 2014 - Industry News
Kenworth Sales Co. was named 2013 Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in the Seattle area.
Tags: Kenworth, Medium-Duty Trucks, Dealers, Kenworth Sales Co.
February 13, 2014 - Industry News
Mack Trucks announced that East Texas Mack Sales, in Longview, Texas, is its 2013 North American Distributor of the Year.
Tags: Mack, Dealers
Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, reported record annual revenues of $3.4 billion in 2013 compared to $3.1 billion in 2012, while net profit slid to $49.2 million compared to $$62.5 million a year earlier.
Tags: Navistar, Peterbilt, Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Rush Enterprises, Dealers
February 12, 2014 - Industry News
Allstate Peterbilt Group’s South Saint Paul location has received the 2013 Peterbilt Medium-Duty Dealer of the Year award. CEO Don Larson and President Jeff Vanthournout accepted the award at the annual Peterbilt Dealer Meeting held in Frisco, Texas.
Tags: Dealers, Allstate Peterbilt
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
Exemption from the 12% FET is a major benefit of buying gliders instead of new trucks, but new IRS thinking would take away that break.
Tags: Taxes, Equipment, Federal Excise Tax, Glider Kits, NTEA, NTDA, IRS, Dealers
January 28, 2014 - Industry News
Truck dealers and fleet managers need to work together to smooth maintenance on complex trucks so the industry can continue to grow, Philip Byrd, 2014 chairman of the American Trucking Associations, told an audience at the American Truck Dealers’ annual convention in New Orleans on Sunday.
Tags: American Truck Dealers, American Trucking Associations, Drivers, Maintenance, Dealers, ATA
January 26, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATD, American Truck Dealers, Truck Dealer of the Year, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, Dealers
Navistar International won both categories in the American Truck Dealers’ 2014 Commercial Truck of the Year competition with its ProStar heavy duty and TerraStar medium-duty models. ATD announced the winners at a lunch on Sunday, during its joint annual convention with the National Automobile Dealers Association in New Orleans. The trucks were among three heavy and four medium-duty models submitted by manufacturers for judging last fall.
Tags: Navistar, TerraStar, ProStar, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, Dealers, Commercial Truck of the Year, American Truck Dealers
January 23, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATD, Events, Dealers, Truck Dealer of the Year, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine
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