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27 Jan, 2014, 19:38 ET Eric Jorgensen Takes the Helm as the New Chairman of the American Truck Dealers

Eric Jorgensen, president and CEO of JX Enterprises in Hartland, Wis., is the new chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD). He replaces Dick...


26 Jan, 2014, 17:41 ET ATA Leader Encourages Truck Dealers, Fleet Managers to Work Together

 The trucking industry continues to grow, but it's up to dealers and fleet managers to smooth communications that could impede continuing...


26 Jan, 2014, 16:30 ET American Truck Dealers (ATD) Announce Winners of 2014 Commercial Truck of the Year

The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced today the winners of the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, an award recognizing the top truck...


25 Jan, 2014, 20:23 ET American Truck Dealers (ATD) Chairman: 'Let's Tackle Regulations'

Dick Witcher, outgoing chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD), urged dealers to meet with their members of Congress as "the first step in...


25 Jan, 2014, 16:58 ET Utah Truck Dealer Wins National Award

Truck Dealer of the Year R. Kyle Treadway 'stunned' by award  R. Kyle Treadway, former chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD),...


28 Oct, 2013, 12:13 ET ATD Announces Nominees for 2014 Commercial Truck of the Year

 The American Truck Dealers (ATD) has announced seven nominees for the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, an annual award recognizing the...


10 Feb, 2013, 18:40 ET ATD Announces Commercial Trucks of the Year

 The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced today the winners of the 2013 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, an award recognizing the top truck...


06 Feb, 2012, 21:45 ET Terry L. Dotson Named ATD/Heavy Duty Trucking Dealer of the Year

 Terry Dotson, president, chairman and CEO of Prestonburg, Ky.-based Worldwide Equipment Enterprises, was named the 2012 Truck Dealer of the...


06 Feb, 2012, 17:29 ET ATD Chairman: 'Change Will Come With or Without Us'

Treadway urges dealers to 'beef up' training programs for next generation of industry leaders In his last speech as chairman of the American...


08 Mar, 2011, 13:21 ET Truck Dealers to Focus on Economic, Legislative and Regulatory Priorities at ATD Convention

The nation's commercial truck dealers will meet in Phoenix next month for the 48th annual American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention and Expo, the...


25 Apr, 2010, 18:15 ET Hino and Peterbilt Trucks Win Top Honors at ATD Convention

The 2011 Hino 268 and Peterbilt Model 384 were named today as winners of the American Truck Dealers (ATD) Commercial Truck of the Year for...


24 Apr, 2010, 17:37 ET Jack Saum of Maryland Named National Truck Dealer of the Year

Commercial truck dealer John "Jack" Saum of Maryland was named today as the winner of the American Truck Dealers/Heavy Duty Trucking Truck...


24 Apr, 2010, 14:46 ET 'Entrepreneurial Spirit' Leads Nation's Truck Dealers through Crisis, ATD Chairman Says

Like many in the U.S. trucking industry, the nation's new heavy- and medium-duty truck dealers were hit hard by the recession, the chairman of the...