Cummins ISX

Heavy log hauler gets ’er done

Burke Purdon Enterprises of British Columbia, hauling heavy as a contract log hauler, extols the virtues of a relatively young Freightliner model.

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Father-son team finds sweet gig shoring up dikes

Gerald and Jake Albrecht spec'd these near-identical Kenworth W900L models with Rihm Kenworth in Northern Minnesota for side dump hauling around North Dakota levees.

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A legacy lives on

The Western Star 4900EX embodies the style and toughness of its Canadian roots, enhanced by the engineering of a global truck maker.

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EcoPower recycled oil shows off million-mile engines

Engines reach 1 million miles using recyled engine oil in real-world conditions.

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A growing family: Kenworth T680 test drive

The Kenworth T680, though similar to its T660 and T700 brothers, forges new ground with a spacious, driver-focused interior.

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Test Drive

New Peterbilt Model 579 offers a blend of fuel-efficiency enhancements, sleek styling and driver comfort.

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Oil & 2010 Tech

Most manufacturers have yet to extend change intervals, but oil seems to thrive in the new engines.

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Engine Spotlight

Cummins’ ISX has been around for more than a decade, but recent changes turn heads for durability and fuel-mileage enhancement.

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Truck Spotlight

International’s Harley-Davidson edition LoneStar blends two-wheeler styling with comfortable, high-efficiency tractor.

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Stevens orders 500 aerodynamic Kenworth T700s

Stevens Transport has ordered 500 aerodynamic Kenworth T700s equipped with 400-hp Cummins ISX engines, the Kirkland, Wash.-based truck maker announced. The tractor is certified in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program, said Kenworth Chief Engineer Preston Feight. Stevens, a refrigerated carrier based in Dallas, ordered 75-inch aerodyne sleepers as well for the tractors. For details, visit www.stevenstransport.com and www.kenworth.com.

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