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Mack puts $26M into truck plant

| June 18, 2014

Mack Trucks announced this week a $26 million upgrade project to its truck assembly plant in Macungie, Pa., that will "improve the plant's efficiency and help it deliver even higher quality trucks" to buyers, the ...

Overcoming the ‘gap’: A big obstacle still remains in truck-trailer aerodynamics

| June 17, 2014

While bumper-mounted air dams, wheel coverings and trailer side skirts and tails have improved airflow underneath and around tractor-trailers dramatically, the trailer gap remains a stubborn aerodynamic challenge for engineers.

Mack rolls out new website

| June 17, 2014

Mack Trucks says it has — in conjunction with its recently updated branding initiatives — updated its website (macktrucks.com), aiming at ease of use by customers.  The site is optimized for mobile devices and "serves as ...

Goodyear expanding network to Greensboro, N.C.

| June 06, 2014

Goodyear is expanding its commercial tire and service network to the Greensboro, N.C., market, the company announced this week.  It is bringing its "Total Package Solution" in its expansion, which includes: -A full range of commercial truck ...

Peterbilt announces new nat gas powertrain option of Cummins ISX12 G and Eaton’s UltraShift

| June 04, 2014

Peterbilt announced this week a new powertrain option for several of its natural gas vehicles that combines the Cummins Westport ISX12 G and the Eaton UltraShift Plus automated transmission. It will be available for ...

Kenworth announces T680 Road Tour

| June 03, 2014

Truck operators will have opportunities to check out the Kenworth T680 Advantage in a three-month road tour announced this week by Kenworth.

9 items struggling owner-operators usually don’t have

Bruce Mallinson | May 30, 2014

After working with owner-operators for the last 37 years, I’ve concluded there are nine items that struggling owner-ops usually are missing. Here they are.

Mack recalling 44,000 trucks for hazard light defect, Navistar recalling 300

| May 29, 2014

Mack has issued a recall for 44,047 trucks spanning various years and models for potentially defective hazard warning lights, according to a recall notice made public this week. International is recalling 297 trucks for ...

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