equipment

Mack Leasing full-service demand on upswing

Mack Leasing System is today seeing greater demand for leasing services, having added 19 member dealer locations to its network in 2015.

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Shell adds more coolant products to recall

Shell has added additional 50/50 pre-diluted coolant products to the coolant return program that began in March due to a lack of bitterant in the coolant.

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Mack announces lineup of 2017 MP engines

For the coming model year, Mack’s 11-liter MP7 and 13-liter MP8 engines get a handful of advancements designed to simplify maintenance and improve efficiency and productivity.

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Paccar to offer Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission in certain Kenworth, Peterbilt models

The TC10 transmission will be offered in Kenworth T680 and T880 models and Peterbilt Models 567 and 579 with both Paccar and Cummins engines.

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Mack announces $70M investment in truck assembly plant

Plant enhancements will include a 75,000 square-foot expansion to improve material handling and flow; new manufacturing IT systems; equipment and tooling; and a new building for conducting quality audits on completed vehicles.

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Freightliner recalling almost 9,000 Cascadias

The recall notice says affected units may have insufficient contact between the electrical connector on the compressor and electrical pins and the overheated connection, which can increase risk of a fire.

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Volvo sells 100,000th I-Shift-equipped truck in North America

Volvo introduced the I-Shift in North America in 2007, becoming the first truck manufacturer to bring an integrated AMT to the market. The I-Shift became standard on all Volvo-powered models in 2013.

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International offering seats with rollover protection as option on ProStar models

International has announced it will offer a seat with rollover protection as an option on its ProStar Class 8 trucks.

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Dometic’s new solar-charge truck battery systems

Dometic Group unveiled its new solar power systems with partner eNow for heavy-duty truckers at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Truck Enterprises Hagerstown relocates to larger facility

The new location is less than a mile southeast of the former Truck Enterprises site on 8 acres near Interstate 81 and State Highway 11.

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