equipment

Midwest regional Truck Centers Inc.’s new website

TruckCentersInc.com combines both heavy truck sales and parts/service functionality for customers.

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Equipment news from ATA: Kenworth dealer certification, 40-inch sleeper for T880, new aero kits

The American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference and Exhibition took place this week in Philadelphia, and from it have come several trucking equipment news announcements.

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Electrical system tech tip: Choosing a trailer nosebox

Space and moisture and circuit protection dominate concerns when choosing a nosebox to house wiring on the trailer.

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Paccar MX-11 engine to be available for vocational, regional haul trucks

Kenworth will begin selling the Paccar MX-11 engine for its vocational and regional haul trucks in the United States and Canada in January 2016.

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Peterbilt announces Red Oval program for used trucks

Peterbilt has announced a new used truck program, dubbed Red Oval, that the company says provides truck buyers certified pre-owned truck options.

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Video: Daimler’s road-ready autonomous truck takes on the Autobahn

Late last week, Daimler Trucks launched its autonomous vehicle control system, Highway Pilot, in Europe on a section of autobahn highway between Denkendorf and Stuttgart. Here's video of the truck on Germany's famed highway systme.

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International now offering Allison-Cummins pairing in ProStar tractor

International announced Oct. 1 that it will soon offer on the ProStar tractor the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission coupled with the Cummins ISX15.

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Navistar, GM partner to produce Chevy- and International-branded medium-duty trucks

General Motors and Navistar have reached a long-term agreement to develop and assemble medium-duty, conventional cab Class 4 and 5 commercial vehicles, the companies announced Sept. 29, confirming rumors of late that the two were set to strike a deal on medium-duty vehicles.

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Cat cutting up to 10,000 jobs, blames three straight years of falling sales/revenue

Cat blames lower than expected revenue in 2015 — $48 billion expected this year instead of the forecasted $49 billion — and another expected 5 percent drop in 2016 as reasons for the cost-cutting campaign.

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New Kenworth mid-roof sleeper in production for T680, T880 models

Kenworth announced Wednesday that its new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the T680 and T880 models is now in production.

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