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10 mpg? It looms, says Daimler’s CEO

| March 12, 2013

Martin Daum said during in an address to the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association that trucks getting 10 mpg "will definitely come during our professional lifetimes."

Hadley SmartValve simplifies electronic height control

| March 11, 2013

A video from the Hadley company details its new SmartValve electronic height control system's potential to reduce the physical burden on drivers raising and lowering landing gear, among other benefits.

Eaton, Cummins unveil new powertrain package

| March 10, 2013

The companies estimate their new powertrain package -- combining the ISX15 and Eaton's Advantage Series automated series transmission -- will deliver 3-6 percent fuel economy improvements.

More vocational equipment at Work Truck Show

| March 07, 2013

Among new equipment unveiled at the Work Truck Show this week in Indianapolis were a new Allison hybrid-drive system, the International TerraStar 4x4 and aerodynamic Kenworth medium-duty options.

Navistar changes top leadership

| March 07, 2013

Navistar President and COO Troy Clarke has been promoted to CEO, along with other changes in the truck maker's leadership structure.

KW extends engine warranty for T680

| March 04, 2013

Kenworth and Paccar have introduced the Extended Engine Warranty Program available to qualifying customers who purchase new Kenworth T680s equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines and finance through Paccar Financial.

Shorepower STEP reopens rebates

| March 01, 2013

The Shorepower Truck Electrification Project (STEP) has reopened a limited number of idle-reduction equipment rebates for approved diesel-powered APUs, battery-powered HVAC systems and evaporative cooler systems with electric standby. STEP is also providing more than ...

A Closer Look: Diesel exhaust fluid

Sean Randall | February 25, 2013

While it performs a sophisticated task, the basis of the selective catalytic reduction system – DEF itself is a simple blend of urea and water.

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