Trucking News and Memories for Friday April 2, 2021:
Paccar Financial celebrates its 60th anniversary with an agreement for buyers
Paccar Financial Corp. turns 60e anniversary by offering payments of $ 60 for the first 60 days of a contract to eligible customers over the next 60 days, until May 31.
PFC is the primary financing provider for Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks in the United States and Canada. PFC focuses exclusively on loans and leases for truck purchases and floor plan inventory financing for the Kenworth and Peterbilt franchised dealerships.
“We are 100% dedicated to improving the success of our customers,” said Craig Gryniewicz, President of PFC. “When fleets and owner-operators buy a high-end product, they expect ancillary product support to be high-end as well. Paccar Financial is a champion of Paccar’s commitment to quality, technology and innovation – this is how we create a best-in-class business experience. “
Firestone tires get price hike next month
In response to continued escalation in raw material costs, Bridgestone has said it will increase prices by 8% on Firestone brand radial truck and bus tires sold in the United States and Canada effective May 1. this augmentation.
Members of Bridgestone’s sales teams will contact customers to provide more detailed information on the changes. The announcement matches a statement released last month of a price increase of up to 8% on Bridgestone-branded radial truck and bus tires and Bandag retreads that went into effect today.