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Kenworth T680 named ATD’s Truck of the Year

| February 11, 2013

The Kenworth T680 with the 76-inch sleeper and Paccar's MX engine was named as the American Truck Dealers' 2013 Commercial Truck of the Year in the Class 8 category.

Paccar engine brochure available

| February 08, 2013

The new Paccar MX-13 engine brochure is now available to customers and dealers. The brochure contains operating features and technical specifications, as well as highlighting the MX-13 engine’s technology and fuel-economy innovations, Paccar says. The ...

XTRA adds 2,000 trailers

| February 08, 2013

XTRA Lease has ordered more than 2,000 new trailers for 2013, including a mix of dry vans, reefers, flatbeds, chassis and lift-gated van trailers. In addition, the company is retrofitting hundreds of 2010 model trailers ...

Daimler Trucks cutting up to 1,300 jobs

| February 01, 2013

In a move that will leave 1,300 North American factory workers out of a job, Daimler Trucks North America is laying off 2,100 people worldwide, according to multiple reports.

More states working on APU weight exemptions

| January 24, 2013

On Jan. 23, Missouri and New Hampshire legislatures held hearings on bills that would allow the auxiliary power unit weight exemption permitted on trucks to be increased.

Hodyon recalls all Dynasys APUs

| January 18, 2013

Hodyon, maker of the Dynasys auxiliary power units, announced this week on its website that it has "determined a potential safety risk" with all Dynasys APU models and is asking Dynasys owners to discontinue use.

Lean and mean vs. big and tough: Is a 13- or 15-liter engine best for you?

| January 14, 2013

The leading heavy-duty engine sizes differ by only two liters, and one now dominates the market. Make sure you’re powered by the best fit for your operation.

15L engines more fuel efficient than ever

| January 11, 2013

Engine makers understand that bigger engines still fit many applications, which is why all continue to offer – and improve upon – larger-liter designs.

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