Canadian carrier Bison Transport’s acquisition of Pottle’s Transportation will become effective Oct. 31.
Sales of used Class 8s surge in August
According to ACT Research, used Class 8 sales rose 29% while average prices declined 6%, continuing the market’s pullback from unprecedented price levels earlier this year and last year. Another ACT report sees improving new trailer output.
Nuss Truck Becomes Certified EV Dealer
Nuss is now able to service and support customers who purchase the Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle.
Wisconsin fleet in the ‘mutual success’ business
Milwaukee-based Kriete Leasing & Rental’s expertise benefits the dealer-owned leasing operation and its customers.
Kenworth’s electric future
Speaking at Paccar headquarters, Kenworth executives outlined the company’s expectations of the electric vehicle market for the coming decades, and how Kenworth’s investments in battery-electric and hydrogen trucks are preparing for it.
EV expansion’s impact on electricity costs
Electric vehicle adoption will strain the power grid. Fleets must consider new fuel cost accounting paradigms as adoption ramps up steeply this decade.
Fleet pilots new service provider network
A new digital tool, Michelin’s Maestro Marketplace allows fleets to identify service providers, view availability, and book appointments. It also gives smaller fleets access to a larger network of service providers.
Bruckner’s Becomes First EV-Certified Mack Dealer in Texas
Mack Trucks announced Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment in Fort Worth, Texas, is now a certified electric vehicle dealer, making this the first Mack dealership to be EV-certified in Texas.
Volvo Trucks opens electric truck training facility
The Tinley Park, Illinois, location expands access to battery-electric truck sales and service training in the central U.S. and is larger and more modern than the previous Illinois training facility.
Mack Trucks dealer TEC Equipment achieves certified EV dealer status
Mack Trucks announced that TEC Equipment in Oakland, Calif., is now a Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer and will now be able to service and support the Mack LR Electric refuse truck.
DTNA Unveils Production-Ready eCascadia at ACT Expo
Freightliner Trucks, a division of Daimler Truck North America, has unveiled its production-ready eCascadia Class 8 electric truck, built on the best-selling heavy-duty truck platform in North America.
Mack and Volvo certify Pittsburgh dealer to sell and service electric trucks
TransEdge Truck Centers in Pennsylvania invited customers to meet with OEM executives and learn more about the Volvo VNR Electric and Mack LR Electric heavy-duty EVs. The dealership’s service center dedicated one of its 17 bays to EVs.
Decisiv, Daimler Truck N.A. roll out integrated service management solution
Decisiv Inc., an industry provider of Service Relationship Management (SRM) solutions, announced that Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) is now rolling out SRM Case Estimator for Uptime Pro, an integrated solution between the Decisiv SRM and Uptime Pro dealer service management platforms. The two companies announced a partnership in July of 2021 aimed at streamlining Freightliner and Western Star dealer service operations and intended to improve vehicle uptime.
Mack Trucks Names Its North American Dealer Of The Year
McMahon Truck Centers based in Charlotte, N.C., is the Mack Trucks 2021 North American Dealer of the Year. Mack named McMahon the winner during an event at the American Truck Dealers Show, March 8-11 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mack annually presents the Dealer of the Year awards to its dealers that exceed sales, parts, leasing and customer satisfaction targets, while also focusing on business growth.
Decisiv Unveils New Services
Decisiv has unveiled new services designed to help fleets and service providers streamline service operations.