Industry briefs

Webasto, ESW offer emissions package

| December 17, 2012

The two companies are offering their respective diesel-fired heater and particular filter retrofit technology as a package to help fleets take advantage of grant funding.

EPA verifies Goodyear

| December 16, 2012

Three Goodyear truck tire retread products have received SmartWay verification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: the G316 AT Fuel Max, the G572 LHD Fuel Max and the G305 ATS Fuel Max. The verification, the ...

Love’s opens two new locations

| December 15, 2012

Love’s Travel Stops has opened two new locations. The first is in Davenport, Iowa, at Interstate 80, Exit 292, and the second is in Idaho Falls, Idaho, at Interstate 15, Exit 113. Both locations offer ...

Peterbilt calendar available

| December 14, 2012

The 2013 Peterbilt calendars are now available for purchse via the truck manufacturer’s website. This year’s calendar highlights the new Model 579 along with several other models. The wall calendar, with six truck images and ...

uDrove unveils EOBR

| December 14, 2012

uDrove has released a new electronic onboard recorder that costs $380.

Kenworth offering rebate

| December 13, 2012

Kenworth announced it will extend a $1,000 rebate to Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association members through 2013 on qualifying new sleeper truck purchases. The program, originally introduced 11 years ago, can be used with the purchase ...

KW offering extended warranty

| December 09, 2012

Kenworth is now offering extended protection plans for its 2013 Paccar MX-13 engine. The 12.9-liter engine is designed to meet demands of heavy-duty trucking and is available in Kenworth Class 8 models. Extended warranty coverage ...

Volvo launches game app

| December 08, 2012

Volvo now offers a mobile gaming application, ”Fueldrop”, available for free download from the Apple iTunes store. The launch of the game coincides with the beginning of an online scavenger hunt for U.S. participants centered ...

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