Caterpillar

‘Monkey gouger’ Jimmy Ardis beats the odds to 4 million safe milesImage Gallery

| January 26, 2012

Owner-operator Jimmy Ardis of Sumter, S.C., leased to Moultrie, Ga.-based Sapp Trucking, learned to drive "in a 1971 International 4070 cabover with a 250 Cummins in it," he says, running to the West Coast and ...

Cat cabover truck planned for global markets

| September 29, 2011

Caterpillar and Navistar said they plan to build and sell a cabover-engine Cat vocational truck that would be sold globally.

Cat vocational truck now in production

Jack Roberts | September 28, 2011

Caterpillar is shipping its CT660 vocational truck to North American customers.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

MarketPlace

Overdrive Staff | August 06, 2011

An ISX engine brake, a digital driving assistant, two suspension offerings and an emergency spill kit are among the products featured.

Cat fined $2.55M to settle clean air case

Tina Barbaccia | August 01, 2011

Cat allegedly shipped more than 590,000 highway and non-road diesel engines without correct emissions controls, according to the EPA.

Torsional viscous dampers

| July 28, 2011

The torsional viscous dampers for Caterpillar C10, C12 and C13 engines are direct replacements for the original parts. They are recommended for installation at the 300,000-mile crankshaft vibration damper service interval or at an engine ...

Digital driving assistant

| July 15, 2011

The Heavy Duty WatchDog device acts as a driving coach and provides visual and audio feedback on safety and fuel efficiency. A score ranging from A to F is displayed on the digital gauge package, ...

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