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Path of least resistance: Aero trailers gaining traction

| November 14, 2012

With much of the tractor aero gains already carved out from years of wind-tunnel testing and refined engineering, attention now has swung to trailers.

Landline: Walmart testing supercube rig in Canada

| November 12, 2012

Suggested maintenance, inspection practices for flooded trucks

| November 08, 2012

Superstorm Sandy left lots of vehicles, including Class 8 trucks, subject to flooding from contaminated waters. Meritor offers a few tips on what to do if your truck has been affected.

Buyers beware: Trucks flooded by Sandy could pop up for sale

| November 05, 2012

In Hurricane Sandy’s wake, fraud experts are warning of unscrupulous truck sellers who may attempt to hide flood damage from buyers.

Volvo takes on emissions

| November 02, 2012

Volvo has announced a plan to meet a target of reducing vehicle greenhouse gas emissions by 23 percent by 2017. The company wants to achieve this goal with Bin 4 aerodynamics, low-rolling resistance tires, a ...

Peterbilt announces availability of 2013 engines

| October 31, 2012

Peterbilt Tuesday announced that the next-generation of Paccar engines, designed to comply with the EPA's 2013 emissions standards will be available in all of the truck maker's medium and heavy-duty models starting in 2013.

Navistar closing Texas plant

| October 31, 2012

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.

Navistar, Cummins reach engine parts agreement

| October 22, 2012

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

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