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