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New KW T680 available for order

| June 26, 2013

The Kenworth T680 with a 52-inch sleeper is now available for order, the truck maker announced this week. Kenworth unveiled the truck in March at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The company says the 52-inch sleeper ...

Goodyear boosts tire availability

| June 21, 2013

Steer, drive and trailer tires in the tire manufacturer's Fuel Max line will be available at TA and Petro locations in July 2013.

SEC fines Paccar for accounting, reporting error

| June 04, 2013

PACCAR, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, has been fined by the SEC for an accounting error in reporting its earnings.

Natural gas payoff: Utility, ROI in construction trucking apps

| May 29, 2013

While natural gas engines and retrofits are not cheap, the key question is your return on investment. Does it pay to run a truck or a fleet on natural gas?

Navistar hires former Peterbilt GM Bill Kozek as president

| May 20, 2013

Navistar announced Monday, May 20, that it has hired longtime Peterbilt executive Bill Kozek as president of its North America Truck and Parts division.

Penske buys 500 Freightliners

| May 08, 2013

Penske Truck Rental announced this week the addition of 500 new Freightliner tractors to its commercial truck rental fleet, all featuring Eaton’s UltraShift Plus MHP automated transmissions. The transmission uses an electronic clutch actuator to ...

Peterbilt names engine, medium-duty dealers of year

| May 06, 2013

Peterbilt Trucks recently named Rush Peterbilt Truck Center the 2012 Medium Duty Dealer of the Year and Valley Peterbilt the 2012 Paccar MX-13 Engine Dealer of the Year. Rush Peterbilt Truck Center, of Nashville, Tenn., ...

Mobil Delvac releases low-viscosity oil aimed at increasing fuel economy, sustainability

| May 06, 2013

Mobil Delvac has expanded its diesel engine oil line to include a low-viscosity synthetic oil, Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30 which has been formulated to help owner-operators save fuel and lower maintenance costs.

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