Equipment

Navistar introduces used truck reconditioning, resale program

Lucas Deal | July 28, 2014

The company has introduced Diamond Renewed, a comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning process for International used trucks taken in via trade that it says will improve the value and marketability of the trucks when returned to the wholesale, retail and dealer marketplaces.

Changing Gear: Distribution team-ups from Navistar-Eaton, Fontaine-Mainstay, Vipar-Penray, Piedmont-Continental, Philatron-CED

| July 28, 2014

We’ve been hearing from a lot of OEMs and vendors who are collaborating on distribution solutions to make a few top-notch and highly desired products a little more accessible to truckers. This week, let’s highlight ...

Trucking’s future looks great — for those who can adapt

| July 28, 2014

Freight’s going to be moving in 2025, and there will be money behind it: The question is will you be one of the ones hauling it?

Special edition from ‘the preacher’ on retreads

| July 26, 2014

Harvey Brodsky of the Retread Tire Association stresses the importance of tire upkeep -- and a few related resources from Overdrive.

Overdrive presents show trucks, trucking talent, business ed at Dallas show

| July 25, 2014

The Great American Trucking Show will host the Pride & Polish National Championship, educational opportunities, the finale of the Truckers Talent Search and the crowning of Overdrive's Most Beautiful winner.

Kenworth T880 riding boost in vocational demand

| July 25, 2014

Kenworth reports a year-over-year sales increase for vocational trucks, particularly its new T880 flagship, reflecting growing construction activity, increased oil and gas production and encouraging new housing starts figures.

Navistar hit with another class-action suit over alleged EGR-only engine defects

| July 24, 2014

Another class-action lawsuit against Navistar-International and its MaxxForce engine line has been made public, and like the others, it accuses the truck and engine maker of knowingly selling engines with defects and concealing those defects from truck buyers.

Hands on with Navistar’s latest transmission options

| July 22, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts takes International ProStars for a test drive — one powered by the Cummins-Eaton Smart Advantage powertrain and the other with Navistar's MaxxForce 13 and the Allison TC10 automated-manual transmission.

Video witnesses: Dual-camera systems making in-roads in fleet trucks

| July 21, 2014

How truck-based cameras are capturing evidence that affects safety and privacy on the road.

Changing Gear: Truck tech help from Bridgestone, Kenworth of South Louisiana, Webb Wheel, Donaldson, Anderson Flaps

| July 21, 2014

Some of trucking’s top vendors stepped forward last week with lots of helpful services and tips to maximize uptime and keep your big rigs rolling. Here’s a brief sample: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations unveiled its newly ...

Lawsuits mount against Cat’s ACERT engines, court consolidates cases

| July 18, 2014

More than a dozen lawsuits have now been filed against former truck engine maker Caterpillar over its 2007-2010 year model ACERT C13 and C15 engines. A multidistrict litigation court has consolidated the cases.

Peterbilt medium-duty cabover rolls off assembly line

| July 17, 2014

The Class 6-7 Peterbilt Model 220 cabover is suitable for an array of applications, from urban pickup-and-delivery to refuse and street sweeping and striping.

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