Equipment

Volvo adding QR codes to all new trucks

Volvo announced it will be incorporating QR Codes into all new trucks in an effort to reduce downtime for owners and drivers and increase efficiency of technicians.

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Rising star: Western Star 4700SF proves itself in the desert

Western Star built its legacy on the unlikely pairing of bare-knuckle toughness and champagne-sipping elegance.

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Gun laws, election, federal regs: Top 15 most read stories of 2012

Though the landscape of federal rulemaking was relatively quiet this year, a few lawsuits brought against some of the DOT's more controversial rules and programs proved to be popular topics this year.

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Truckpocalypse: What happens when America’s trucks stop

If all trucks in the U.S. were halted tomorrow, what would happen with water and food supplies, fuel availability, healthcare, banks, the retail segment, manufacturing and emergency responders?

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Navistar records $3 billion net loss in 2012

Navistar reported a loss of $2.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, stemming largely from restructuring efforts and warranty claims on its 2010 MaxxForce engines.

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Equipment finance booms, projected for growth

After returning to nearly pre-recession levels in 2012, the U.S. private and public sectors are on pace to finance more than $742 billion in equipment acquisitions in 2013, says forecast.

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End dump or side dump: Pros and cons to help you choose

When making the choice between a side, end or bottom dump trailer, consider payload, region and design.

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Rush centers prosper with oil field development

The Texas oil and gas field boom of the last few years has also been a boom for much of the state’s economy, and that includes the Rush Truck Centers facility in San Antonio.

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