equipment

FMCSA orders recall-affected Volvo trucks out-of-service

Affected trucks include model year 2016-2017 VNL, VNX, and VNM trucks manufactured from May 11, 2015 through March 8, 2016.

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Volvo issues recall of some 2016-2017 VNL, VNX, VNM models

Volvo is recommending that affected vehicles not be driven until the final remedy is available, adding the company is currently validating an interim remedy that it expects to make available “very shortly while it develops a final remedy.”

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Kenworth offering Bendix Wingman Fusion system on Kenworth T680, T880

Bendix Wingman Fusion integrates and advances a suite of Bendix safety technologies – radar, camera, the vehicle’s brake system, and SafetyDirect by Bendix CVS – into a comprehensive driver assistance system.

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Navistar cuts losses, promises revamped truck lineup by end of 2018

Navistar International Corporation Tuesday announced a first quarter 2016 net loss of $33 million, a 21 percent improvement over the $42 million net loss posted Q1 last year. The company also announced it plans to revamp its lineup of trucks by 2018.

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Work Truck Show: Medium- and severe-duty news from Cummins, Mack, International and more

Medium-duty and vocational truck related announcements from Cummins, International, Detroit and Mack.

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SuperTruck, Round 2: Dept. of Energy wants to give truck makers another $80M to raise fuel economy bar

The DOE says SuperTruck II will utilize a variety of truck and trailer technology approaches to achieve performance targets, such as improvements in engine efficiency, drivetrain efficiency, aerodynamic drag, tire rolling resistance and vehicle weight. The goal is to double fuel economy of the most efficient tractor-trailer from 2009.

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TMC roundup: Announcements from Cummins, Kenworth, Freightliner and more

Updates and news from major industry suppliers at ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council's annual meeting.

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Caterpillar ending vocational truck business just 5 years after entering market

In May of last year, CAT rolled out two new refreshed trucks – the CT680L and the CT680LG – but based on the current business climate in the truck industry and a thorough evaluation of its business, CAT says it has decided to withdraw from the market.

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Road Choice parts expands network, now available at 500 dealers

Road Choice Truck Parts has expanded its authorized locations to more than 500 dealers and expanded its product lineup to include more than 35 all-makes parts categories.

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Kenworth rolls 500,000th truck out of Chillicothe, Ohio, plant

A Kenworth T680 76-inch mid-roof sleeper with a Paccar MX-13 455-hp engine was recognized as the 500,000th truck produced at the Kenworth factory in Chillicothe, Ohio.

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