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Business, Equipment

Medium-Duty Segment Ends Year With Steady Growth

Kenworth K370 Kenworth K370 (Truck Paper via YouTube)

U.S. retail sales of medium-duty trucks climbed 5.4% in December, with only Class 6 volumes dipping from a year earlier, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2018
Business

Paccar Elects Harrie Schippers President

Harrie Schippers 2015 image of Harrie Schippers via Studio040NL/YouTube

Paccar Inc.’s board has elected Harrie Schippers president, effective Jan. 1. He will also retain his current post of chief financial officer.

Transport Topics
December 14, 2017
Business, Equipment

Paccar Declares Extra Cash Dividend

Paccar Inc. declared an extra cash dividend of $1.20 per share, payable Jan. 4 to stockholders of record at the close of business Dec. 14.

Transport Topics
December 6, 2017
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Makes 7-Axle Straight Truck for Ag Hauler

White Oak Mills Kenworth truck White Oak Mills' Long (Kenworth Truck Co.)

Kenworth Truck Co. manufactured a 7-axle straight truck for White Oak Mills, marking the first time the OEM had made such a vehicle starting with its T880S platform.

Transport Topics
September 11, 2017
Business, Equipment

Paccar Parts Reaches Milestone With 100th TRP Store

The new store, opened by Kenworth of Louisiana, is located in Alexandria, La., and builds on a network of TRP stores that began in 2013 in Europe, the United Kingdom and in Mexico, according to the Renton, Wash.-based company.

Transport Topics
September 5, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Putting Paccar’s New Automated Transmission to the Test

Paccar test drive Joe Howard/Transport Topics

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Paccar’s new automated transmissions were put through testing and demonstrations during a daylong launch event at the company’s technical center here, as media were given the chance to experience the new units firsthand.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
August 24, 2017
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Sales Increase 8.7% in July

Freightliner Cascadia trucks Freightliner

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks rose in July, the first year-over-year gain since November 2015, amid reports carriers have begun expanding fleet size to meet rising demand now or to prepare for expected growth in 2018.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 16, 2017