medium duty trucks

T370 Kenworth hits medium-duty landmark in Quebec plant

A Kenworth T370 was recently recognized as the historic 100,000th medium duty truck produced at the Paccar's Ste-Therese, Quebec, manufacturing plant. The plant, which opened as a brand-new facility in 1999, has clearly been hard at work during that time in the medium duty space. “The employees at the Paccar Ste-Therese are especially dedicated to building excellent medium duty trucks," said Marilyn Santangelo, Kenworth assistant general manager for operations. "We’re especially honored that a Kenworth T370 ...

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SpeakOut

Drivers weigh in on issues such as greenhouse gas emissions, low per-mile pay, CSA regulations and much more.

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Navistar to launch medium-duty program

Company this fall will mount a medium-duty truck “boot camp” in seven key cities across the country.

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Report: Class 8 production projected to increase 26%

ACT projects full-year production of Class 8 vehicles will be up 26 percent compared to 2009.

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Pink truck more than just pretty

When Daren Parker prepared to ask a senior driver in his Raleigh, N.C.-based Parker Gas propane-delivery fleet to drive a new medium-duty Kenworth T370 straight tanker, all bets were off as to what kind of reaction Parker could expect from said driver. The truck, after all, was painted pink. "You don’t see many trucks painted in pink," he says, "so some guys might have a problem getting excited to drive it."   But any spot negative thoughts ...

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Trucking groups oppose fuel economy rules action

In an April 9 letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, a truck dealers group and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association voiced opposition to a Senate bill that would nullify fuel economy rules established by Congress under the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007. Senate Bill 1733, “Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act,” would transfer the authority from the U.S. Department of Transportation to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency when determining fuel economy rules ...

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Trucking groups oppose fuel economy rules action

A Senate bill would transfer authority from DOT to EPA when determining fuel economy rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

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