History & Culture

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The Mystery of the Shamrock Truck Solved

In February 2015, a photo of a mysterious U-Haul truck was sent to U-Haul headquarters. This particular truck baffled the people at the corporate towers. Instead of sporting the usual Supergraphic that…

Made in America - Dollies

Made in America – Dollies

U-Haul is the epitome of “Made in America”. When the Shoens launched U-Haul in the summer of 1945, they had a vision that moving could be done all by yourself. To…

U-Haul Pre-Inspector Kat McGrath on Truck

U-Haul Pre-Inspection: Kat Can Do It!

WARRINGTON, Pa.—It’s been 70 years since the iconic image of Rosie the Riveter graced posters and advertisements encouraging women to fill the factory jobs formerly occupied by men—men who were…

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Green Retail Therapy

Have you ever gone shopping because it made you feel better or improved your mood?  At U-Haul we have our own version of retail therapy. You can shop happily knowing…

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Made in America – Trailers

Started in 1945 by a veteran, U-Haul has been a “Made in America” kind of company. From buying the first trailers from American welding shops, to a strong commitment to…

Jim Bearde and Sons: A 60-Year Legacy

QUINCY, Mass.—Every U-Haul Dealership has a unique story to tell about how they came to be a part of the U-Haul family. Like many U-Haul Dealers, Jim Bearde and Sons…

The Very First U-Haul Trucks

Perhaps nothing is as synonymous with U-Haul as moving trucks. Whether you’re in a congested city or driving along a two-lane road in a rural area, odds are it won’t…

Sustainable Mobility

In the U.S. and Canada, residential mobility is a need, NOT a want. More than 50 million people in North America move every year and the average U.S. resident moves…

Bob Dudley December 2013

Meet the Team: Bob Dudley

Bob Dudley is the project manager for the U-Haul Truck Product Group. Here, in his own words, he explains how he ended up at U-Haul and why he’s stayed with…

U-Haul Team Member with Translation App

WOWed in Translation

EL MONTE, Calif.—Math may be the universal language. But in the U-Haul universe, excellent customer service is a language we all speak. This is especially true with Inez Cervantes, general…

Three Generations - Woody's Service Center and U-Haul Dealership

Woody’s Service Center and U-Haul Dealership

LA GRANGE, Ga.—Hearing the familiar ding, the attendant of a small-town service station heads out to greet the customer at the driver’s-side window. “Afternoon, Mrs. Thompson,” he says. “The usual?…