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21,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks recalled due to potential door latch, seat belt defects

| February 10, 2014

Paccar, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, has issued two recalls for more than 21,000 Kenworth and Peterbilt model trucks for potential defects related to the door latch assembly on some trucks and the seat ...

Questions about glider kits: Let us hear them

| February 03, 2014

As part of a planned in-depth feature on glider kits, Overdrive wants to hear what you want or need to know about them in hopes of tracking down the answers.

Goodyear now available at Love’s

Overdrive Staff | January 31, 2014

Premium Goodyear Fuel Max truck tires – including the G399 LHS Fuel Max steer tire, G572 LHD Fuel Max drive tire and the G316 LHT Fuel Max trailer tire, as well as the G316 LHT DuraSeal + ...

International ProStar named heavy-duty Truck of the Year by ATD

| January 27, 2014

International swept Truck of the Year honors at the ATD Expo, as ProStar with the Cummins ISX15 won ATD Truck of the Year in the heavy-duty market, while the TerraStar 4x4 won medium-duty Truck of ...

Mark Lampert retiring from Daimler

| January 23, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31, 2014.

Window tinting group pushes FMCSA for exemption of regs to help driver comfort, health

| January 23, 2014

The International Window Film Association has filed an application for exemption with FMCSA to allow windows to the right and left of drivers to be tinted beyond current federal regulations.

Study says 6×2 axles average 2.5 percent better fuel mileage

| January 21, 2014

The analysis of existing data -- with some new track tests -- by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency showed an average payback time of 20 months given fuel-efficiency gains.

Cummins — at least temporarily — abandons development of 15L natural gas engine

| January 15, 2014

Cummins will be halting development of its ISX15 G natural gas-powered engine due to uncertainty of the market and lack of infrastructure, the engine maker says. It will re-evaluate the market later this year.

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