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Wabash rolls out 100,000th AeroSkirt

Overdrive Staff | November 26, 2013

Wabash Composites, a division of Wabash National Corporation, has produced its 100,000th DuraPlate AeroSkirt. Wabash National developed the DuraPlate AeroSkirt in 2009 to address customers’ needs for improved fuel economy. The solution improves fuel economy ...

LED headlamp test: Not just brighter, but wider and more natural illumination

| November 13, 2013

LED headlamps offer distinct advantages over conventional (halogen) designs, including better visibility and longer life.

Navistar says it has completed transition to SCR

| October 29, 2013

Navistar, maker of International trucks, says it has completed its transition away from exhaust gas recirculation-only engines to selective catalytic reduction exhaust aftertreatment tech as a means to comply with 2010 engine emissions standards.

Thousands of International trucks recalled due to fifth wheel jaw release problem

| October 28, 2013

Navistar has issued a recall for 16,107 International trucks — year model 2008-2013 LoneStar, ProStar and TranStar trucks — due to an issue that could cause the fifth wheel to release the trailer from ...

Two new Peterbilt dealerships open in Ga.

Overdrive Staff | October 28, 2013

Peterbilt’s network now has two new locations: Peterbilt of Albany (Ga.) and Peterbilt of Tifton (Ga.). Both full-service locations are owned by the John Prince family, who have owned dealerships in south Georgia for more ...

Navistar still under fire from competing truck, engine makers

| October 23, 2013

Though Navistar won a court ruling last week that dismissed a case brought by rival truck and engine makers about the validity of the compliance certificates issued to the company, the court battle appears to ...

Fitzgerald Increases production to meet demand

Overdrive Staff | October 23, 2013

Fitzgerald has increased its production of gilder kits to about 40 to 55 completed units per week to handle larger quantity orders.  With its new facility in Albany, Ky., Fitzgerald has increased its production capabilities, it ...

Court dismisses challenge to Navistar’s use of emissions credits

| October 19, 2013

The "certificates of conformity" allowed Navistar to make and sell non-complaint model engines while being assessed a fine on each one sold.

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