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Automatic or Manual?

Jack Roberts - Nov 06, 2013

Automatic or Manual?

More choices — and it’s not just what you ‘feel’ like Revolutions can be subtle things. Unless there’s an army or angry mob storming down Main Street, it’s not always easy to tell when you’re in one. That’s what makes trucks today ...

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Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Jack Roberts - May 07, 2012

Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Trucking industry editors saw and drove the new Western Star Model 4700 tractor at a press event at the wind-swept Las Vegas Motor Speedway today. The new tractor complements the Model 4700 truck Western Star launched last year as a ...

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Daimler recalling Freightliner, Western Star trucks

Truckers News Staff - Mar 08, 2012

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 103,000 of its Class 8 trucks manufactured between 2006 and this year, it said in a notice to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall is to fix an engine fuel line ...

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Daimler trucks meet 2014 greenhouse gas regs

Overdrive Staff - Feb 27, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Daimler Trucks North America's complete portfolio of model year 2013 on-highway, vocational and medium-duty vehicles as fully compliant with the new greenhouse gas 2014 regulations, Daimler said today, Feb. 23. DTNA’s GHG14 compliance came ...

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Freightliner to add 1,100 manufacturing jobs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 15, 2012

Freightliner to add 1,100 manufacturing jobs

Daimler Trucks North America on Jan. 12, announced the addition of a second shift and plans to ramp up production at its Freightliner Truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C., creating more than 1,100 new jobs by the end ...

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Daimler to increase Western Star production

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 20, 2011

Daimler Trucks North America Oct. 20 announced the addition of a second shift and plans to ramp up production at its Western Star manufacturing plant in Portland, Ore., creating about 350 new jobs at the facility by ...

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Daimler Trucks unveils Detroit brand, plus Detroit brand history

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 19, 2011

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) unveiled its new Detroit brand at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exposition in Dallas. Developed to encompass all powertrain-related components, the announcement of the new brand is evidence of expedited fruition of Daimler ...

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Volvo Rents “digging” its way into Merced, Modesto

Katie Wood - Aug 02, 2011

Volvo Rents announced the acquisition of Valley Rental Centers, a two location construction equipment rental company based in Merced and Modesto, California.  Previously co-owned by Volvo Rents franchisees Helder Garcia and Brian Silveria., the centers are located at 101 S. Hwy ...

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Heil Trailer International hires new vice president of product development

Katie Wood - Aug 02, 2011

Heil Trailer International hires new vice president of product development

Heil Trailer International announced that Yassir Shanshal has accepted the position of vice president of product development. Shanshal will be working out of the Global Support Center in Cleveland, Tenn., reporting to Greg Hewitt, president of Heil Trailer International. Shanshal will have ...

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Daimler Trucks North America’s TruckerNet mobile app now available for Blackberry

Katie Wood - Aug 02, 2011

Daimler Trucks North America’s TruckerNet mobile app now available for Blackberry

Daimler Trucks North America has announced the availability of its TruckerNet commercial driver support application for RIM Blackberry devices in addition to Apple iPhone and Google Android platforms. This announcement comes, as the smartphone app surpasses 6,000 downloads since its March ...

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