Jack Roberts

Icahn demands new Navistar board seats to rectify problems

Navistar expresses "disappointment" in investor Carl Icahn, saying it has strategy to turn the company around.

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Natural gas series, Part 4: Maintenance changes

When it comes to maintenance, here are three of the biggest differences between diesel and natural gas engines:

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Diesel’s main contenders: Natural gas series, Part 3

Natural gas holds the most promise for heavy-duty applications, but other alternative fuels are finding trucking niches.

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ATDynamics announces 500 percent TrailerTail surge

ATDynamics CEO Andrew Smith says TrailerTail fairings boosted tractor-trailer fuel economy by 4/10 MPH in independent testing. He also said the company has sold in excess of 12,000 TrailerTail units to more than 100 truck fleets.

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Chevron unveils fuel efficient 5W/30 engine oil

Chevron's low viscosity oil works across a broad array of engines to offer better inventory control.

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CVOC: Smart spec’ing, buying more important than ever

The trucking industry has changed drastically in the past 10 years, making spec'ing and buying equipment much more complicated than ever before for fleets, said panelists during a session at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Thursday morning.

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Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

The truck and engine manufacturer says it is hitting the “reset” button.

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CVOC: Natural gas poised for growth

Interest in natural gas as a heavy-duty truck fuel remains high and the fuel will increase as diesel prices rise, said analysts at the 2012 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference.

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3 types of gas engines: Natural gas series, Part 2

There are three versions of heavy-duty natural gas engine technologies available or in development in North America.

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Natural gas: Ready for prime time? Part 1

Industry begins to accept expensive natural gas engines running on cheaper fuel, in spite of power and range tradeoffs.

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