Equipment

Navistar International sees financial gains, posts $42M loss in first quarter

  |  March 03, 2015

Navistar International reported March 3 a $42 million net loss for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year — big gains from the company’s $248 million loss in 2014’s first quarter and its $619 million net loss for the 2014 fiscal year.

Extended Kenworth warranties available

  |  February 25, 2015

A 3-year/300,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty is available for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks financed through Paccar Financial. Also, a 2-year/200,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty is available for new Class ...

Webasto’s SmarTemp control available on Cascadias

  |  February 25, 2015

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announced that Freightliner Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution trucks can be spec’d equipped with Webasto’s digital SmarTemp Control, designed to work exclusively with the company’s Air Top 2000 ST bunk ...

Changing Gear: News from PressureGuard, Road Choice, Silver Eagle

  |  February 25, 2015

It’s no fun having a flat tire, but one company is making it easier to find ways to avoid them. PressureGuard Tire Inflation Systems recently launched its revamped website at www.pressureguard.com with user-friendly navigation designed ...

TMC news roundup: Cummins and Eaton further partnership, Michelin introduces tire monitoring program and more

  |  February 23, 2015

The 2015 Technology and Maintenance Council was held last week in Nashville, Tenn., where industry manufacturers like Cummins, Michelin, Meritor, Dana and others made announcements about new products or services.

DumpTruckLoads.com board launches

  |  February 20, 2015

A new construction industry start-up from Pennsylvania has launched a dump-truck-specific load board as an online service, accessible from both desktop and mobile browsers, that enables members to find trucks or loads. Dump truck owners can receive real-time ...

Changing Gear: Updates from Truck-Lite, Peterbilt, Ryder

  |  February 18, 2015

Things are starting to look even brighter at Falconer, N.Y.-based truck lighting supplier Truck-Lite Co., which recently acquired another LED lighting manufacturer, Rigid Industries, a Phoenix-based company that targets the offroad, powersport, agricultural, marine, industrial ...

E-log, speed limiter mandates delayed, DOT says in latest regulatory report

  |  February 16, 2015

The DOT has pushed back projected publication dates for several major trucking regulations expected this year, according to its monthly rulemakings report. Here are the dates the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expects to publish each.