Paccar

KW extends engine warranty for T680

Kenworth and Paccar have introduced the Extended Engine Warranty Program available to qualifying customers who purchase new Kenworth T680s equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines and finance through Paccar Financial.

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Hino, Cummins, Paccar top power rankings for medium-duty engines

Class 5, 6 and 7 truck engines and transmissions were rated in J.D. Power's U.S. Medium Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study of vocational application models.

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Fleet conference to discuss viability of alt fuels

The CVOC, held prior to GATS, will feature much discussion on natural gas as a viable fuel option.

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LogBook

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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