equipment

Navistar closing Texas plant

As part of a cost-cutting measure, Navistar has announced it is closing its Garland, Texas, truck manufacturing facility to save roughly $25 to $35 million annually.

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Navistar, Cummins reach engine parts agreement

Navistar and Cummins have finalized an agreement in which Cummins will supply Navistar with parts for its SCR system.

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Aerofficient adds fairing product lines

Aerofficient has two new product lines: fairings for intermodal container chassis, and a lower-cost line of fairings for dry van and refrigerated trailers.

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Extra muscle: ECM reprogramming

Reprogramming your engine’s ECM can increase fuel economy and horsepower. It can also shorten engine and drivetrain life and void warranties. Is it worth the risk?

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AEC electronics reset guide

The BG27 Battery Replacement Reset Procedures Guide provides customers information for technicians servicing vehicles that have had battery service, replacement, or loss of electrical power.

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Cummins to shut down facilities, reduce work force

Cummins says it's responding to a weak global economy by cutting costs while maintaining investments in growth programs with planned work week reductions, shutdowns at some manufacturing facilities and some targeted work force reductions.

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Navistar reviewing more plant closings

Navistar CEO Lewis Campbell says company is reviewing all operations beyond its core North American truck and parts business to see whether any need to be adjusted, sold or closed as it seeks to increase profits.

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Cummins Westport announces new natural gas engine

The ISB6.7 G engine will be based on the Cummins ISB6.7 diesel engine and will use Cummins Westport’s spark-ignited, stoichiometric cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology.

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Nine up for Truck of Year honors

Jack Roberts, executive editor for Overdrive will serve as one of the judges and will be tweeting photos and impressions throughout the day Friday

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Cummins ISX15 earns EPA 2014 certification

The engine maker has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, meeting both the EPA 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014.

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