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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.

Detroit’s automated-manual transmission coming to U.S. market

| April 29, 2013

The Detroit DT12 automated-manual transmission that will be available exclusively in Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with Detroit DD15 engines starting next month.

Schneider unveils first-ever intermodal tank container for liquids, chemicals

| April 25, 2013

In a move that the carrier says will remove the remove some supply chain inefficiencies, Schneider National Bulk Carriers this week has introduced the first liquid and chemical hauler that can be used for both ...

Free load securement webinar

| April 24, 2013

Columbus McKinnon continues its free webinar series with a 3-part series on chain and rigging safety starting Thursday. The sessions are designed to familiarize drivers with federal regulations, engineering standards, and the safe and proper ...

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