equipment

Eaton, Cummins unveil new powertrain package

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.

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More vocational equipment at Work Truck Show

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.

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Navistar changes top leadership

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

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KW extends engine warranty for T680

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.

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Shorepower STEP reopens rebates

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 1,000 plug-in connection kits to drivers who qualify. The kits are provided on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge, but the recipient is responsible for installation costs. Two types of kits are available. The rebates are for 20 percent ...

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A Closer Look: Diesel exhaust fluid

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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Stay in control of your warranty

Manufacturers can invalidate warranties for many reasons. Here are some tips to keep you in the clear.

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Inland Truck Parts expands

Inland Truck Parts has moved to a new 37,000 square-foot facility at the corner of Highland Road and Highway 26 in Scottsbluff, Kansas.

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Detroit Diesel approves recycled oil

Safety-Kleen Systems announced that Detroit Diesel has approved its EcoPower Heavy-Duty Diesel 10W-30 CJ-4/SM for use in Detroit Diesel engines. To make EcoPower, Safety-Kleen collects used oil and rerefines it and cleans it, and the finished product, Safety-Kleen says, is cleaner than the original. It's put through a closed-loop refining process to removed contaminants like fuel, water, sulfur and dirt. Click here to see a video from Safety-Kleen about EcoPower and a million-mile engine test ...

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Photo timeline: Kenworth celebrates 90 years

Kenworth turns 90 this year, the truck manufacturer announced this week. Here are photos of Kenworth trucks through the years.

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