equipment

Paccar MX-11 engine to be offered for certain Peterbilt models

Peterbilt will offer the Paccar’s new MX-11 engine in its Model 579 and Model 567 trucks beginning Nov. 13.

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Navistar recalls in some Cummins-equipped ProStars; Cummins recalls some nat gas engines

There have been several recalls issued recently from equipment manufacturers.

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Nearly 11,000 trucks being recalled in Fontaine fifth wheel recall

All major North American truck manufacturers have issued recalls for certain trucks equipped with Fontaine Ultra LT Fifth Wheel connectors, which were recalled by Fontaine in September.

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Midwest regional Truck Centers Inc.’s new website

TruckCentersInc.com combines both heavy truck sales and parts/service functionality for customers.

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Equipment news from ATA: Kenworth dealer certification, 40-inch sleeper for T880, new aero kits

The American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference and Exhibition took place this week in Philadelphia, and from it have come several trucking equipment news announcements.

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Electrical system tech tip: Choosing a trailer nosebox

Space and moisture and circuit protection dominate concerns when choosing a nosebox to house wiring on the trailer.

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Paccar MX-11 engine to be available for vocational, regional haul trucks

Kenworth will begin selling the Paccar MX-11 engine for its vocational and regional haul trucks in the United States and Canada in January 2016.

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Peterbilt announces Red Oval program for used trucks

Peterbilt has announced a new used truck program, dubbed Red Oval, that the company says provides truck buyers certified pre-owned truck options.

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Video: Daimler’s road-ready autonomous truck takes on the Autobahn

Late last week, Daimler Trucks launched its autonomous vehicle control system, Highway Pilot, in Europe on a section of autobahn highway between Denkendorf and Stuttgart. Here's video of the truck on Germany's famed highway systme.

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International now offering Allison-Cummins pairing in ProStar tractor

International announced Oct. 1 that it will soon offer on the ProStar tractor the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission coupled with the Cummins ISX15.

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