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Court sides with engine makers, against EPA and throws out rule that benefitted Navistar

| December 13, 2013

Federal appellate judges this week again tossed out a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that allowed for the approval of Navistar's heavy-duty truck engines that did not meet 2010 emission standards.

Peterbilt’s new model 567 in full production

Overdrive Staff | December 12, 2013

The newest addition to Peterbilt’s vehicle lineup – the vocational Model 567 – is now in full production. The truck or tractor can be configured to meet a range of heavy- and severe-duty applications. Peterbilt unveiled ...

Owner-operators have potential to get the most out of aero devices, SmartTruck says

| December 06, 2013

SmartTruck's Mitch Greenberg says owner-operators could stand to gain most effectively the benefits from its UnderTray aerodynamic system. The company detailed its rigorous testing methods this week at proving grounds in S.C.

Mack Twin Y Air Suspension Wins 2013 Swedish Steel Prize

Overdrive Staff | November 26, 2013

The Mack Twin Y Air Suspension won the 2013 Swedish Steel Prize, an annual award recognizing the world’s most innovative design utilizing high-strength steel. The award was given by SSAB during an event Nov. 21 ...

Wabash rolls out 100,000th AeroSkirt

Overdrive Staff | November 26, 2013

Wabash Composites, a division of Wabash National Corporation, has produced its 100,000th DuraPlate AeroSkirt. Wabash National developed the DuraPlate AeroSkirt in 2009 to address customers’ needs for improved fuel economy. The solution improves fuel economy ...

LED headlamp test: Not just brighter, but wider and more natural illumination

| November 13, 2013

LED headlamps offer distinct advantages over conventional (halogen) designs, including better visibility and longer life.

Navistar says it has completed transition to SCR

| October 29, 2013

Navistar, maker of International trucks, says it has completed its transition away from exhaust gas recirculation-only engines to selective catalytic reduction exhaust aftertreatment tech as a means to comply with 2010 engine emissions standards.

Thousands of International trucks recalled due to fifth wheel jaw release problem

| October 28, 2013

Navistar has issued a recall for 16,107 International trucks — year model 2008-2013 LoneStar, ProStar and TranStar trucks — due to an issue that could cause the fifth wheel to release the trailer from ...

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