Equipment

‘Truck of the year’ goes severe-duty, vocational in 2015

ATD's program this year recognizes these nominees: the International WorkStar 7600, Kenworth T880 with Paccar MX-13 engine and the Peterbilt Model 567.

Changing Gear: News from Hogebuilt, Fontaine, Volvo/Mack, Bosch, East, Howes

Ready to turn your boring blah-looking rig into a rolling masterpiece sure to make other drivers green with envy? The fender experts at Hogebuilt have released their 2015 product catalog featuring the company’s comprehensive line of fenders produced with 304 premium mirror-finish stainless steel and 430 midgrade mirror-shine stainless steel. ...

Peterbilt 75th anniversary party brings 351 Petes spanning 9 decades

Held at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds, Peterbilt says the party attracted 351 Peterbilts, which the truck makers bills as “the largest collection of Peterbilt trucks ever assembled.”

Construction fleet updates with T880s

N.C./S.C.-based Blue Max Trucking operators deliver aggregate, equipment, pre-cast concrete and building supplies for construction projects such as airport runway additions, highway widening projects and stadiums.

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Truck-Lite’s expanded LED line

Truck-Lite has added 18 Signal-Stat LED products in the form of two additional lines – integral flange and low diode – with offerings in the Marker and Clearance, Stop/Turn/Tail, Front/Park/Turn and Back-Up lighting categories. The integral flange expansion ...

ConMet’s brake drum

ConMet’s TruCast brake drum, based on the company’s TruTurn and CastLite brake drum technologies, is balanced for vibration-free operation and is designed to ensure optimum braking performance for heavy-duty truck and trailer applications. The ...

Cobra’s branded CB radio

Cobra Electronics’ limited-edition 29 LX HD Harley-Davidson CB Radio delivers NOAA weather with all-hazards alerts along with a selectable four-color LCD display. The CB features all-channel scan, a talk-back feature and customizable night and day settings for ...

Snap-on’s power tool roll cab

Snap-on’s 72-inch Master Series Roll Cab (KRL1163) has a 12-inch-deep drawer designed to hold eight power tools. The roll cab features the company’s proprietary Lock-n-Roll latch mechanism designed to make opening drawers easier while preventing them from ...

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