Equipment

Peterbilt announces new vocational model tractor

Peterbilt unveiled today a new vocational truck, the Model 567, at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., where it also announced the availability of a new 80-inch sleeper for its Model 579 truck. The 579 was unveiled at the same show two years ago. ...

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Video: Quick walk around of Kenworth’s new truck

Kenworth unveiled today in Louisville its new T680 with a 52-inch sleeper option. Below is a brief video walk around of the truck sitting on the show floor at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Drop a comment above to let us know what you think of ...

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Cummins talks fuel economy, low-viscosity oils

Cummins said last night it has gained a 40 percent market share of the heavy-duty market worldwide, up from 20 percent just a few years ago. Representatives from Cummins updated trucking industry media members Tuesday, March 19, where the company said its 2013 engines offer a ...

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Kenworth adds 52-inch option for T680

Kenworth Trucks unveiled this morning a new T680 model with a 52-inch sleeper, made for regional and mid-range distance applications, said the truck maker. The announcement came this morning at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Kenworth's Chief Engineer Kevin Baney said the truck ...

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Navistar offers updates on switch to SCR

Navistar executives gave a bit of insight today into the company's transition from EGR-only strategy to tackle EPA emissions standards, saying that its International ProStar is on track to meet its April release with the company's MaxxForce 13-liter engine equipped with Cummins SCR exhaust aftertreatment ...

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Truck gets funky with animated light show

Slick CGI animation shows a Peterbilt 379 as a canvas for a light show.

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Letter: ‘No gray areas’ for maintenance?

"To be super safe perhaps we should all park our vehicles when the first snowflake falls." --owner-operator Glenn Gilbert

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10 mpg? It looms, says Daimler’s CEO

Martin Daum said during in an address to the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association that trucks getting 10 mpg "will definitely come during our professional lifetimes."

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