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CIT Trucks Opens New Dealership In Peru, IL
CIT Trucks New Location in Peru, IL is NOW OPEN! Conveniently Located off of I-80 at Exit 75 Less than a mile East of our previous location We’re your partner in the Heavy-Duty Truck industry for all your Sales, Parts, Service, Body Shop, Finance, and Leasing/Rental needs.

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CIT Trucks Technician Heads to Isuzu Competition in Japan
CIT Trucks - Rockford has won the opportunity to participate in Isuzu’s Grand Prix International Competition. The final round will be held in Fujisawa, Japan. CIT Trucks service technician, Trevor Shrader and two other finalists will represent their respective companies and North America in this competition...

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CIT - Rockford Team Named Mack Masters 2017
Rockford, IL - CIT Trucks - Rockford took home the prestigious title of Mack Masters Champions by beating out over 250 competing teams from North and South America...

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Convoy For Kids
What started off as a backyard fundraiser now celebrates its 10th year giving back to the community. Convoy for Kids will be hosting their 10th annual truck show this Saturday, June 17th, 2017.

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Volvo Debuts New VNR
The first of Volvo Trucks North America’s new Volvo VNR models today were test driven by members of the North American trucking trade press during a two-day event in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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CIT Fenton Road Conditions
Despite reported flooding roads in areas surrounding St. Louis, MO, CIT-Fenton is OPEN for business. Although MODOT currently reports that I-44 is closed to local traffic due to standing water, the Soccer Park exit currently is open to our dealership. The dealership can be reached at 844-343-6900. Updates will be available in the event of any changes. We wish you safe travels as you navigate roads affected by current weather conditions.

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CIT Trucks Headed to Mack Masters Nationals
CIT Trucks – Rockford, IL sent two teams to the 2016-2017 Mack Masters competition. The teams won first and second place and are heading to Nationals!

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Kenworth TruckTech+ Service Management Begins Rollout to Kenworth Dealers
The new Kenworth TruckTech+ Service Management platform is rolling out to Kenworth dealers. It’s all part of Kenworth’s efforts to help customers maximize truck uptime by streamlining service and repair processes at Kenworth dealerships.

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Mack Extends 6x2 Liftable Pusher Axle Benefits
Mack Trucks announced a new option for its 6x2 liftable pusher axle: Automatic Standby Mode, available on Mack® Pinnacle™ highway models.

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Volvo Trucks Expands VHD Model Capabilities
Volvo Trucks North America introduced new safety and performance features for the Volvo I-Shift, I-Shift for Severe Duty, and I-Shift with Crawler Gears automated manual transmissions.

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Mack Increases Fuel Savings
Mack Trucks introduced Super Econodyne® Direct, a new fuel-saving option that combines Mack’s Super Econodyne concept with a direct drive version of the Mack®mDRIVE™ automated manual transmission (AMT) to boost fuel efficiency by up to 1 percent.

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Mack Lineup for MATS
Mack Trucks announced their lineup for the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show March 23-25 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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New Isuzu Class 6 Truck Entering Production This May
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America announced that its all-new, 2018 Isuzu FTR Class 6 medium-duty truck, will begin production this May.

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Volvo Releases Remote Programming for 2017 Engine Equipped Tractors
Volvo Trucks North America introduced an expansion of its Remote Diagnostics platform that allows over-the-air powertrain software and vehicle parameter updates across North America anywhere a cellular network is available.

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Kenworth T880 Now Available in All-Wheel Drive
Kenworth T880 is now available in an all-wheel drive configuration. The front drive axle is installed at the Kenworth factory to speed delivery time and save costs for customers.

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Kenworth’s T680 and T880 Now Available with Dana Spicer® D-Series Lightweight Steer Axle
Kenworth’s T680 and T880 models are now available with Dana Spicer® D-Series lightweight steer axles for use with air disc brakes.

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Mack Increases Customer Uptime Without Disrupting Schedules
Mack Trucks launched Mack® Over The Air (OTA) to allow customers to update software without disrupting their schedules, increasing operational efficiency and uptime.

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Bright Future for Diesel Techs
In the coming years, there is expected to be a demand for at least 76,900 NEW positions for graduating diesel technicians, as 60% of technicians are expected to leave the workforce in the next 5 years.

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The ELD Mandate is Here… Are You in Compliance?
When it comes to keeping your drivers and vehicles in compliance, choosing the right system is critical. Our team at CIT Trucks can assist you in selecting the appropriate solution.

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Volvo and Mack Trucks Choose Redline Detection High Pressure HD PowerSmoke as Essential Tool
Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks chose Redline Detection, the industry leader in heavy duty diagnostic leak detection equipment, to service Volvo and Mack branded trucks at all of the company’s world-class dealer network locations.

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Kenworth Enhances Predictive Cruise Control
Kenworth announced an update to its Predictive Cruise Control functionality available for the Kenworth T680 and T880 with the new 2017 PACCAR MX-11, PACCAR MX-13 and Cummins X15 engines.

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Mack Trucks Adds New Features to mDRIVE
Mack Trucks announced it will make a rolling start and auto neutral standard on all Mack mDRIVE and mDRIVE HD transmissions designed to improve the job site performance and safety.

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Kenworth Savings for OOOIDA Members
For the 15th year in a row, Kenworth teamed up with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) to provide $1,000 in savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2017.

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Paccar 2016 SPM
Link Manufacturing has been recognized as a Leader in the 2016 Supplier Performance Management (SPM) program by Paccar.

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CIT Trucks Named Kenworth Parts Dealer of the Year
PACCAR Parts named CIT Trucks as its distinguished Parts Dealer of the Year. CIT Trucks scored the highest total score for dealer excellence, are among the leaders in absorption and currently rank in the top for dealer fleet business.

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PACCAR Engine Company Plant Tour
CIT Trucks Jan Nussbaum and Tim Aberle toured PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi with Customers Mike Hospelhorn and Eric Keifer of NuWay.

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings To OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases
As of March 23, 2016, Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have teamed up for the 14th year in a row to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2016.

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Poll Finds Favorable View of Trucking Industry
According to findings compiled by Republican pollster Neil Newhouse, a majority of Americans have a favorable view of the Trucking Industry and say that, in car-truck accidents, the motorist is at fault most of the time.

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Kenworth T880 ATD 2015 Truck of the Year
The American Truck Dealers (ATD) named the Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck with PACCAR MX-13 Engine as the 2015 Truck of the Year.

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