Equipment

1,340 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks recalled due to defective ignition switch

The parent company of Kenworth and Peterbilt — Paccar — has issued a recall for several 2014 model trucks for both truck makers, stemming from a defective ignition switch that allows trucks to start when the key is partially in the ignition but not turned.

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Navistar recalling 7,700 trucks that could have braking issues

Navistar has issued a recall for 7,756 2012 and 2013 year model International ProStar and TransStar trucks for an issue that could cause brakes to not operate.

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What good are modern trucks if you don’t utilize the features?

What good are the productivity and safety enhancing systems on modern trucks if you don't use them?

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Easing into ownership: The successful path to lease-purchase

9 tips to help turn a lease-purchase in your favor.

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Navistar loses $374 million in second quarter

Navistar International Corporation, manufacturer of International trucks and Navistar engines, reported this week a second quarter net loss of $374 million, a $4.65 per diluted share loss.

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Volvo says run DME

Volvo Trucks North America this week unveiled a "new" alternative fuel for heavy-duty commerical trucks. Here are some technical aspects.

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Volvo unveils dimethyl ether-powered truck

Volvo unveiled June 6 a new alt fuel option for the North American trucking market — dimethyl either (DME).

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SEC fines Paccar for accounting, reporting error

PACCAR, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, has been fined by the SEC for an accounting error in reporting its earnings.

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