equipment

Alt fuel engines expected to gain market share over next 5 years

While diesel engines currently make up 98.5 percent of the Class 8 market share in North America, a new report says that dominance will lessen within the next 5 years.

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Used truck values continue to decline, though slower than in 2015

Used trucks values depreciated at a slower rate in the first few months of 2016 than the same period in 2015, according to analysis and data from the American Truck Dealers. Year-to-date, however, sleepers three to five years of age are retailing for $8,626 less than in the first four months of 2015.

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Kenworth relocates Montgomery, Ala. service facility

Truckworx Kenworth has relocated its Montgomery, Ala., facility to a new $6 million, 39,000 square-foot building with 21 service bays

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‘Learn by video’ with Doonan trailers

Doonan Specialized Trailer launched a new ‘Learn By Video’ training series, designed to help both its network of dealers and its owner-operator customers.

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Driver-focused features to be focus of truck designs, International says

International says its new driver-centric features stem from research conducted for its upcoming line of trucks.

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Navistar International sees first profit since 2012

The $4 million in net income is well above the $64 million net loss Navistar reported for the same time period in 2015. The truck and engine maker has been battling back from the financial fallout brought on by its 2010 emissions strategy.

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Former staffers from tech giants Google, Apple, Tesla partner on autonomous Class 8 development

A handful of former Google employees who worked on the company’s self-driving car project have turned their attention to a new start-up aimed at developing an autonomous retrofit system for Class 8 trucks.

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Kenworth opens new Phoenix dealership

Inland Kenworth has opened a new $23 million dealership in Tolleson, Ariz., that features a 47-bay service shop and a 21,500 square-foot parts department.

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POLL: Ever leased a truck?

Though the routes to equipment procurement for most readers has traditionally been cash, financing or lease-purchase, the rising cost of new equipment and questions about reliability lead many to believe more interest in full-service leasing could emerge. What's been your experience with leasing?

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Volvo hit record marketshare in 2015, automated transmission take rate at 88 percent

Volvo Trucks' North American boss, Goran Nyberg, and Volvo Trucks global head Claess Nilsson met with industry press Wednesday to talk coming emissions regulations, the company's record market share in 2015 and platooning and automated technology.

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