equipment

Schneider to sell used trailers

Schneider will add 5,700 trailers to its offering of used equipment for sale. The truckload carrier plans to invest in more new equipment this year. Over 400 used trailers are immediately available and additional trailers will be added to Schneider’s inventory monthly throughout the year. Trailers offered by Schneider are 1999-2004 model-year 53-foot dry vans. Prices range from $4,000 to $8,000. The company’s used fleet equipment inventory can be viewed at www.schneidertrucks.com. Schneider also has used fleet ...

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Mack making push for over-the-road market share, to announce rebranding efforts

In a push to increase its sales in over-the-road and long-haul applications, Mack Trucks will begin a rebranding effort at the ConExpo construction industry show in March in Las Vegas.

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Mack offerings at ConExpo

Mack Trucks today revealed the Mack models which will be showcased at the upcoming ConExpo-ConAgg 2014 show in Las Vegas. Mack will display 10 vehicles. The following Mack vehicles can be found in Mack Booth No. 60416 indoors and No. 5113 outdoors at the Las Vegas Convention Center: Mack Granite Axle Back    Engine: Mack MP7 MaxiCruise 395 hp, 1,560 lb.-ft. of torque Body/equipment:  Beck 10.5-yard rear discharge mixer with air disc brakes   Mack Granite Axle Back Engine: Mack MP7 MaxiDyne ...

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Navistar consolidating manufacturing plants for mid-range engines

Navistar says it will save $22 million each year by consolidating production of its mid-range engines, shifting some production from Huntsville, Ala., to Melrose Park, Ill.

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Peterbilt, Kenworth dealers of the year

Kenworth and Peterbilt dealer meetings crowned several award-winning sales and service shops around the country.

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Freightliner continues to increase market share

The company finished 2013 with nearly 38 percent of the overall Class 6-8 market share, also increasing to 30 percent of the vocational market.

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

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 belt assembly on others.

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Questions about glider kits: Let us hear them

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.

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Goodyear now available at Love’s

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 + Fuel Max trailer tire – are now available at 178 Love’s truck tire care centers nationwide. The G399 LHS Fuel Max, G572 LHD Fuel Max and G316 LHT Fuel Max tires contain Goodyear’s Fuel Max Technology, which incorporates cool-running compounds and tread design ...

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

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 the Year.

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