News & Events

News & Events

International LT Series with A26 Engine Fuel Efficiency Test

The numbers speak for themselves. The International LT with A26 engine is miles ahead of competitor models.  Take a look at the fuel efficiency testing conducted by PIT Group on the A26 performance.

Invested in the Trades I Invested in the Future

The leadership team and employees of Lakeside International Trucks look forward to supporting SkillsUSA Wisconisin in 2018. "We are committed to supporting the skilled trades and this national competition as a way to promote the diesel technician profession and to support the young students and their future," said Rob Durham, Lakeside Director of Human Resources and SkillsUSA Diesel Chair for the state of Wisconsin.

Idealease honors top dealers

Idealease, Inc., has awarded 26 Idealease locations in the U.S. Canada and Mexico with the prestigious ONE Idealease Elite award, and 56 Idealease locations earned ONE Idealease status, for 2017.

Why I like Lakeside.

See what employees are saying about working at Lakeside International Trucks.

Competition opportunity for students to market skills to future employers

For a time Wednesday morning at the Alliant Energy Center, surrounded by hundreds of young people, Caleb Wojtalewicz felt like he was at his job in Stevens Point. He was asked to troubleshoot an electrical problem with a front-end loader.

International Truck Launches 12.4l A26 Engine

Born from a new way of thinking and designed with uptime in its DNA. International Truck today launched the International® A26 engine, a powerful new 12.4-liter engine designed to provide industry-leading uptime to the Class 8 market. Driven by a commitment to deliver customer uptime, the A26 was developed through an initiative called Project Alpha, which brought together a new team of the industry's foremost powertrain engineers.

Badgerland Idealease Hosts 2017 Safety Seminar

Badgerland Idealease is sponsoring a private truck fleet safety and compliance seminar called, “Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way to Improve Safety and Compliance” on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Marcus Majestic Cinema location at 770 Sprindale Road, Waukesha, WI 53186. The one-day seminar will help private truck fleet professionals maintain a safe fleet, provide safety training to their managers, reduce violations and accidents, and satisfy annual Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) compliance requirements.

Wisconsin Construction Municipal & Landscape Expo (formerly ConEx)

Please be sure to stop by the Lakeside booth #526 on February 8th and 9th to check out the latest International truck equipment and features.  This is a great industry show for business owners, fleet managers and professionals in Construction, Landscaping, Nursery, Municipal, Environmental, Property Management and Saftey. 

Lakeside Hosts WMCA December Board Meeting

Lakeside was honored to host the WMCA December Board Meeting at their Madison dealership location on Wednesday, December 14th.  Supporting the transportation industry through the WMCA is important to Lakeside. Having the opportunity to host the board members in our newest dealership location was a great privledge. From across the state, over 40 members were in attendance for the last meeting of the year. 

2016 Lakeside Customer Holiday Luncheons

Enjoy great food and company at 1 of our 8-Customer Holiday Luncheons!  For over a quarter of a century, Lakeside International Trucks has hosted annual Customer Holiday Luncheons for customers in Wisconsin. What started out as an annual event hosted by Lakeside employees at a single dealership location in Milwaukee, has turned into a larger, catered event across 8-locations, in two states. 

Janesville Gazette: Lakeside International Trucks to Open New Janesville Location

JANESVILLE—Lakeside International Trucks has announced plans to open a new facility Nov. 1 on Kennedy Road that's within the line of sight of semitrailer truck drivers passing by on Interstate 90/39.

Lakeside, a Milwaukee-based international semitrailer truck and large truck dealership, would move to the Kennedy Road service facility and sales location from the building it has leased for a decade on Bell Street on Janesville's north side.

Lakeside International to Open New Janesville Location in November

Lakeside International Trucks, a local International® Truck dealership, will open the doors to their newest location at 3850 Kennedy Road in Janesville, Wisconsin on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The new Janesville location has a footprint of just under 10,000 sq. ft. with increased highway exposure to attract regional and national highway drivers. It is located on the same highway exit and less than a mile away from the current Janesville dealership which will be a convenient transition for current customers.

Madison Open House - Wednesday, October 5th

Lakeside International Hosts Open House and Thank You Celebration for Customers
Lakeside International Trucks, a local International® Truck dealership, will host an Open House and Thank You celebration on Wednesday, October 5th, from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its new full-service commercial truck dealership located at 7243 Manufacturers Drive in Madison, Wisconsin. Read More >

Navistar Announces Strategic Alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced that it has formed a wide-ranging strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus, which includes an equity investment in Navistar by Volkswagen Truck & Bus and framework agreements for strategic technology and supply collaboration and a procurement joint venture. Read More >

2016 Idealease Safety and Compliance Seminar

The Changing World of Technology, Safety & Compliance
A one-day class that provides training certification mandated by the FMCSA

Lakeside International Announces New Truck Dealership in Madison, Wisconsin

Lakeside purchases 10+ acres in Madison, Wisconsin to build new commercial truck dealership.  The full-service International Truck dealership is dedicated to customer success – completion planned for fall of 2015

Navistar Adds SCR to 9-Liter and 10-Liter Diesel Engines

SCR enhances the fuel economy of the N9 and N10 engines which will be available exclusively on the International® DuraStar and WorkStar® vehicles.

Lakeside International Acquires Madison Dealership

Lakeside International Trucks acquired Capital City International in Madison, WI, giving the largest medium and heavy-duty truck dealership in southern Wisconsin an even larger footprint to service its customers.

Truck Dealer of the Year nominee: William K. Reilley, Sr.

CEO of Lakeside International Trucks, with eight locations in Wisconsin and Illinois, was named one of six finalists for the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 2014 Truck Dealer of the Year.

Navistar Sweeps 2014 ATD Truck of the Year Honors

Navistar swept the competition during this week’s annual American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention and Exposition in New Orleans.

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