Archive for January, 2012

Freightliner Trucks

History of Freightliner Freightliner Trucks is a well known American manufacturerof heavyweight trucks, as well as chassis and semi or tractor-trailers and is now a division of Daimler Trucks North America, which is a subsidiary of German Daimler AG. Freightliner the Early Years Freightliner has been known as Freightliner Inc since 1942, but it actually [...]

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International

History of International Navistar International is a company that manufactures various commercial vehicles and diesel engines. It is also the company that now owns and produces the International Trucks brand of heavy duty vehicles, which are known for being some of the best quality trucks in the industry. In the Beginning of International  At first, [...]

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Peterbilt – A Historic Ride

Peterbilt Trucks – From Chain Drive to the Peterbilt 379 Peterbilts are made by the Peterbilt Motors Company, which has its headquarters in Denton, Texas. The American truck manufacture was started in 1939 by then lumber entrepreneur and plywood maker, T.A. Peterman. Peterbilt – The Early Years Peterman was a man with a dream to [...]

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Dump Trucks Today’s Workhorses

Dump Trucks – an Illustrious History In today’s world, dump trucks are trucks that have a special dump bed attached to the chassis and it is used to haul materials such as dirt, sand, rocks, gravel or other material for various industries from farming to construction. There are single axle dump trucks, tandems, tri-axle dump [...]

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Built Like a Mack

Mack –  An American Icon Mack Trucks, Inc. is a manufacturer in America with its headquarters in Greensboro, N.C, but the manufacturing plant is located in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvannia., with two others located in Middletown, PA. and in Dublin, VA. Mack  parts for vehicles that have a right-hand drive for overseas are made in [...]

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