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Penske Automotive Group Acquires McCoy Freightliner

Penske Automotive Group Inc. has acquired McCoy Freightliner (“McCoy”), a retailer of medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks, located in Oregon. The McCoy acquisition is expected to generate approximately $200 million in annualized revenue, building further scale within the company’s wholly-owned Premier Truck Group (“PTG”) subsidiary, the company says. McCoy adds two full-service dealerships (Portland, OR

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Alliance Parts opens first standalone store in Mexico

Alliance Parts, a brand of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), expanded its retail footprint with the opening of its first standalone store in Mexico, in the municipality of Escobedo, Nuevo León. The store, which is operated by the Difrenosa dealership, launched this month and features Alliance Parts for all Freightliner trucks. The Alliance Parts store

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Daimler Trucks N.A. announces partnership with American Center for Mobility

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced a three-year, $3 million partnership with the American Center for Mobility (ACM). DTNA will use ACM’s facility in suburban Detroit to provide its customers and dealers the opportunity to experience the company’s latest in-vehicle technology from its Detroit, Freightliner, Western Star, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and Thomas Built

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SelecTrucks opens new location in Missouri

SelecTrucks, a retailer of used trucks, welcomed its 38th location to the network with the opening of SelecTrucks of Foristell, located just outside St. Louis, Missouri. It is the eighth SelecTrucks location to open this year. SelecTrucks of Foristell is part of the family-owned Truck Centers Inc. dealer network. SelecTrucks of Foristell offers a selection

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Fleets across the industry answer FE’s electric truck questions

The year 2020 was the first time that fleets began to take delivery of electric trucks as part of pilot programs. Since we have (somehow) already raced past the midpoint of 2021, FE checked in with fleets to see what their experiences have been like with these trucks; how the trucks have held up compared to their

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Cummins talks hydrogen generation, the Daimler medium-duty engine deal (plus more outtakes from our executive interview)

There was a lot to talk about with Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins president and chief operating officer, during our interview for our executive story on diesel, decarbonization and the path forward for Cummins. There were a number of interesting power-driven topics that we couldn’t cover in that story that found their way here. You can read

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Photo gallery: TMC 2021

For the first time since February 2020, a veritable lifetime ago, the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) held its usual meeting and exposition, this time in the fall rather than in the winter and held in Cleveland, Ohio—right in Fleet Equipment‘s backyard. With that being the case, the crew at Fleet Equipment

ACT Expo day two: Photo gallery

ACT Expo is busy: Thousands of attendees, a host of exhibitors from tried-and-true truck OEMs to electrification newcomers. Hydrogen hype is growing. Most importantly, real conversations about how the industry is moving toward a zero-emissions future are happening on every corner of the show floor. This isn’t a “wouldn’t it be nice?” vibe. Decarbonization is

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ACT Expo live blog: Day one (Updated!)

Electrification of the trucking industry is happening. There’s no greater proof that the buzz of activity at this year’s ACT Expo held in Long Beach, California. That’s right, an actual, real-life trade show with approximately 4,000 registered attendees. I’m on the show floor, kicking the tires on the latest zero-emissions technologies and talking with the

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Four electric truck questions with Penske

The year 2020 was the first time that fleets began to take delivery of electric trucks as part of pilot programs. Since we have (somehow) already raced past the midpoint of 2021, FE checked in with fleets to see how their experiences have been with these trucks; how the trucks have held up compared to

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Five electric truck questions with Schneider

The year 2020 was the first time that fleets began to take delivery of electric trucks as part of pilot programs. Since we have (somehow) already raced past the midpoint of 2021, FE checked in with fleets to see how their experiences have been with these trucks; how the trucks have held up compared to

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Daimler Trucks N.A. names new general manager of product strategy, market development

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that Mary Aufdemberg, currently general manager and president of Daimler Trucks Remarketing (DTR), has been appointed general manager of product strategy and market development. Aufdemberg succeeds Kary Schaefer, who transitions to a new role as chief engineer, cab systems / entire vehicle engineering. Aufdemberg started her career with Daimler

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