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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.

Bridgestone reintroduces Dayton brand

| January 11, 2013

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, announced this week the reintroduction of its Dayton medium-duty truck tire line for 2013. The tires are made in the U.S. and, because of lower ...

13-liter vs. 15-liter: Which is right for you? Part 1

| January 10, 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.

Volvo adding QR codes to all new trucks

| January 10, 2013

Volvo announced it will be incorporating QR Codes into all new trucks in an effort to reduce downtime for owners and drivers and increase efficiency of technicians.

Mack selects fifth-wheel supplier

| January 03, 2013

Mack Trucks announced that Jost International, a global manufacturer of fifth wheels, landing gears and kingpins, will supply fifth-wheel coupling devices as a standard feature on Mack Pinnacle, Titan and Granite models. Jost fifth wheels, ...

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