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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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Could stocks lead natural gas power uptake?

Much has been made in recent times of the traction being gained by natural gas as an energy source to power truck freight transportation. Natural gas powertrains have made their most significant gains to date in vocational markets. Recall my post here in Overdrive Extra about the Ozinga Ready-Mix fleet in Chicago and 13 new natural gas Kenworth Class 8s they've had in service for going on a year now. Since Navistar's announcement of full-scale pursuit ...

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Paccar’s Sobic bullish on truck production

Executive expects a 2.9 percent to 3.9 percent increase in demand for trucks bigger than 6 tons by 2015.

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Drivetrain Revolution

Innovative approaches to drivetrain design promise more efficient highway cruising.

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Paccar recalls trucks equipped with defective part

Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks were using the same brake component that affected production of Navistar and Volvo Group trucks.

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Bendix part recall delays new truck shipments

Paccar, Navistar and Volvo have deferred shipments of Class 8 vehicles equipped with the faulty part.

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Navistar: Part defect leads to production halt

Company says it stopped Class 8 truck production in mid-December until the problem can be remedied. Paccar and Volvo trucks also are affected.

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DPF Cleaning

Careful DPF maintenance will boost both your uptime and bottom line.

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Kenworth wins environmental award

Seattle-based Kenworth Truck Co. is one of 50 companies in Washington that Seattle Business magazine honored for reducing carbon emissions or improving the environment. The magazine's Green Washington Awards include recognition of companies, government agencies and nonprofit outreach groups. The truck maker received the award for its aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, medium duty diesel-electric hybrids and low-emission PACCAR MX, PACCAR PX-8 and PACCAR PX-6 diesel engines. Kenworth's efforts to make their Class 8 ...

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Natural gas growing as trucking fuel option

More fleets are buying natural gas-powered trucks as the fueling infrastructure grows, Kenworth and Westport executives said.

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