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7 ways to spend too much on tires

| September 17, 2013

Practices that optimize tread wear, preserve sidewall strength and lengthen tire life in other ways can save hundreds – if not thousands – of dollars a year. Here are the most common tire threats.

Truck, engine makers want Navistar EPA credits revoked

| September 13, 2013

Some U.S. manufacturers say Navistar's credits came at the expense of its competitors, who invested millions into research and development of modern engine tech.

4 tips for buying a used truck

| September 11, 2013

Your next truck could generate close to $1 million in revenue – possibly much more. So it’s worth taking plenty of time to make the right choice.

Low-viscosity oil field trials pushing fuel economy

| August 31, 2013

Field trials of Shell Rotella's lower-viscosity oils have shown up to 3 percent fuel economy improvements as the company works to develop the PC-11 oil category.

Navistar confirms ‘workforce reductions’

| August 30, 2013

Navistar is cutting jobs, but declines further comment until an event next week, said spokesperson Elissa Maurer. The Chicago Tribune reported on Aug. 9 that the company was planning "a few hundred layoffs." Another 140 contract jobs are ...

Low-viscosity oils to be integral in meeting next emissions, mileage targets

| August 28, 2013

Follow news editor James Jaillet on Twitter for live updates from Shell Rotella's tech center in Germany, later in the week including action from a Class 8 truck-racing series.

PHOTO: Welcome to the Big Apple, Kenworth T680

| August 26, 2013

The ATD Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year graced the digital display of the NASDAQ Tower in Times Square last week.

Navistar’s SCR transition nearing fruition with TranStar model

| August 08, 2013

The launch of the International TranStar regional-haul tractor with a MaxxForce 13 engine employing Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions technology continues Navistar's SCR transition.

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