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Kenworth T880 riding boost in vocational demand

| July 25, 2014

Kenworth reports a year-over-year sales increase for vocational trucks, particularly its new T880 flagship, reflecting growing construction activity, increased oil and gas production and encouraging new housing starts figures.

661,000 lbs.: Now that’s heavy haul!

| April 28, 2014

These pictures tell the story of the equipment used to haul a massive steam turbine generator and other equipment from California to Agua Prieta in Mexico -- the move in process by Contractors Cargo.

Navistar stresses vocational commitment

| March 07, 2014

The company refined SCR transition schedules and introduced new vocational options -- and the TerraStar bagged work truck of the year awards.

Severe-duty updates from Freightliner

| March 06, 2014

Through March 8, Freightliner highlights some of its toughest vocational solutions at the 2014 ConExpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas; new vocational options introduced, also, at the NTEA Work Truck Show.

Kenworth T880 vocational model available for orderImage Gallery

| October 31, 2013

Kenworth's T880 flagship vocational model is suitable for heavy haul, refuse, dump, mixer and other applications. Find a gallery of images of the model, and more detail, in this story.

Natural gas payoff: Utility, ROI in construction trucking apps

| May 29, 2013

While natural gas engines and retrofits are not cheap, the key question is your return on investment. Does it pay to run a truck or a fleet on natural gas?

New Dana axle, driveshafts

| March 11, 2013

At the ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., Dana introduced new Spicer axles, driveshafts.

End dump or side dump: Pros and cons to help you choose

Steve Temple | December 13, 2012

When making the choice between a side, end or bottom dump trailer, consider payload, region and design.

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