equipment

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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Overdrive gets behind the wheel of Freightliner’s autonomous truck

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts got his first experience piloting an autonomous truck Tuesday.

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Fontaine recalling fifth wheels made between 2009 and 2013 after fatal Ohio crash

Fontaine Fifth Wheel has issued a recall on all Ultra LT model fifth wheels manufactured between 2009 and 2013. The recall was issued through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Aug. 12.

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Buying at auction

With a big equipment auction in the offing at Ritchie Bros. Ft. Worth, Texas, facility, revisit a primer on the decision to and strategies for truck/trailer purchase at auction.

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SEC notifies Navistar enforcement action coming, truck maker posts $28M quarterly loss

Navistar's truck segment recorded a loss of $36 million, compared with a year-ago third quarter loss of $3 million. The SEC has also notified the company it could take enforcement action within the next 180 days.

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Upcoming stops for Cummins cross-country tour showcasing current, next-gen engines

Cummins began its cross-country tour this weekend. Here's when and where to find stops upcoming in the next two months.

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Fitzgerald adds Kenworth Icon 900, Western Star 4900 to glider kit offerings

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced Aug. 27 it has added the the Kenworth Icon 900 and the Western Star 4900 to its glider kit offerings. The announcement came at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

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Gear Rewind: Trailers

This week we’re resuming our series that takes a look back at some recent product introductions for specific categories and specs. After all, since most of you are busy enough trying to manage your own business and make as much money as possible, it’s likely you occasionally might have missed a few gear rollouts over the past few months. So that's why we’re hitting rewind on some new trailers to help you get the most ...

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Kenworth begins production on new predictive cruise control system

Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new T680 and T880 models specified with the Paccar MX-13 engine.

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