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PHOTO: Welcome to the Big Apple, Kenworth T680

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

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Navistar’s SCR transition nearing fruition with TranStar model

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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Pulling profits: The pros and cons of trailer ownership

Owning a trailer offers more revenue and business control. Is it right for you?

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KW T370 all-wheel-drive spec

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority chooses all-wheel drive as its standard spec to navigate miles of diverse off-road terrain. Its most recent purchase: several Kenworth T370s in 4x4 and 6x6 configurations.

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Sacramento promoting plug-in over idling

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is working with drivers and truck stop operators to achieve a clean-air alternative to truck idling. SMUD has partnered with federal and state agencies to promote a big rig plug-in program to reduce truck emissions. More than 30 electrical Shorepower hookups have been installed at the Sacramento 49er Truck Travel Plaza, off Interstate 80. The current 18-month demonstration project is intended to gather technical data and determine feasibility. If ...

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Idle Smart/OOIDA partnership

OOIDA members to receive rebate on the purchase of the Idle Smart automatic engine start/stop solution for in-cab climate control.

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Inland adds full service

Inland Truck Parts has moved to a bigger, brand-new facility in North Platte, Neb., and is now offering full-service truck maintenance and repairs. The facility is 26,000 square feet and hosts a full drive-in service with six service bays. The new location is on Newberry Access Road, south of I-80.  

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Retreads: Modern money savers?

Do you utilize retreaded tires in your operation? If not, you could stand to save money doing so, says an in-depth look at the issue on Overdrive sister site CCJ.

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Bridgestone unveils new Ecopia

Bridgestone has developed the a new drive radial, the M760 Ecopia, that is EPA SmartWay verified and CARB compliant.

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New KW T680 available for order

The Kenworth T680 with a 52-inch sleeper is now available for order, the truck maker announced this week. Kenworth unveiled the truck in March at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The company says the 52-inch sleeper is well-suited for regional hauling applications, including tank, bulk, flatbed, heavy-haul and lowboy, where drivers may spend just two or three nights on the road during a typical week. The sleeper offers operators up to approximately 600 pounds in weight ...

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