heavy-duty

More vocational equipment at Work Truck Show

Among new equipment unveiled at the Work Truck Show this week in Indianapolis were a new Allison hybrid-drive system, the International TerraStar 4x4 and aerodynamic Kenworth medium-duty options.

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Nine up for Truck of Year honors

Jack Roberts, executive editor for Overdrive will serve as one of the judges and will be tweeting photos and impressions throughout the day Friday

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar engine exemption

A court rejected the ruling that allowed Navistar to sell heavy-duty diesel engines that don’t comply with emissions standards.

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Caterpillar dealers to sell Minimizer fenders

Minimizer has announced that its liquid platinum, poly fenders are now available in some Caterpillar dealerships. The truck manufacturer is also displaying Minimizer fenders on some of its demo trucks. Butler Cat in Rapid City, S.D., recently held an open house to showcase its tractors and trailers with the liquid platinum fenders. For more information, visit minimizer.com.

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Volvo Trucks plans 13-liter LNG engine for 2014

Volvo's new LNG engine will round out a complete range of natural gas-powered offerings.

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Vids of the new Caterpillar truck — the CT660

"No one knows heavy-duty like Caterpillar," says the official promo vid for the new Class 8 from Caterpillar, the CT660. Long-awaited in the wake of Cat's announcement that the company was getting out of the on-highway engine market, and entering the truck market, the new truck is here (pictured), built in partnership with Navistar. For several separate video glimpses of it, including reactions from the show floor at ConExpo in Las Vegas, where it was officially ...

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Firestone announces price increase

Prices on air springs for the North American heavy-duty aftermarket will increase up to 5 percent July 1.

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