equipment

Lawsuits allege Caterpillar concealed defects in 2007-2010 engines

Lawsuits filed against Caterpillar claim that its 2007-2010 year model ACERT C13 and C15 engines were defective and that the company concealed the information from buyers and owners.

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Video log: Test driving the 2014 International ProStar with the Eaton-Cummins powertrain

CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts outside Chicago, Ill., this week to get a peak at the 2014 International ProStar equipped with the Eaton-Cummins Smart Advantage powertrain.

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Video log: Walk-around of Volvo’s VNX heavy haul tractor

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is in Asheville, N.C., this week to test drive the Volvo VNX. While there, he grabbed Volvo’s Jason Spence to do a few walk-around videos of the truck and to talk about some of its features.

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W900L glider rolls in log-hauling fleet

Last year, Dan Pardovich and his brother, Ryan, took the engine and transmission from a donor truck and built a W900L glider.

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Cummins nat gas recall affects some Mack, Volvo trucks

Mack and Volvo both have issued truck recalls in relation to the larger recall by Cummins and Cummins-Westport for two of their natural gas engines.

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Bridgestone releases Tire Advisor app

Bridgestone introduced a mobile app designed to help fleets and dealers quickly access and compare information about Bridgestone brands. Called Tire Advisor, the app is a one-stop resource connecting users to a catalog offering multiple search capabilities with the ability to create a library for future reference.  Bridgestone says it created the app format tailored to the needs of commercial truck tire buyers, as well as those buying retread products. Additional Tire Advisor mobile app features include: Information ...

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All major U.S. truck makers affected by Cummins nat gas recall, Autocar the latest

In paperwork filed with NHTSA, Cummins says its recall of more than 25,000 natural gas engines affects all major North American truck manufacturers.

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NASCAR haulers switch to Mobil Delvac

ExxonMobil has announced that NASCAR began this month using Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy and Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30 engine oil in its 65-truck fleet as part of the sport's Race to Green initiative.

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Cummins unveils new truck, engine for Chinese market

Cummins unveiled April 8, along side Chinese truck maker Foton, a new truck and a new engine developed for the Chinese market, but innovations from the engine could come to Cummins' North American lineup.

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Navistar recalls 124 ProStars, Great Dane recalls 1,008 flatbed trailers

Great Dane is recalling more than 1,000 2013-2015 flatbed trailers for potentially faulty brackets used to store J-hook cargo restraint plates, and Navistar is recalling 124 2014 International ProStar tractors built with rear axle shafts that are too short.

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