Equipment

NG1 TechFlo says it guarantees 10 percent increase in fuel economy

“I’m chasing zero emissions, and we’re doing it mostly through fuel savings,” said NG1 TechFlo Exhaust CTO Dustin Nord. “We work on everything diesel up to Class 8 trucks. We’ve done this through a new theory of fluid dynamics.”

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Love’s adds tire inflation system at 200 locations

Professional drivers across the country now have access to Love’s Travel Stops’ TirePass, a technology that detects potential tire- and wheel-related problems before they occur.

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Fitzgerald adds Kenworth Icon 900, Western Star 4900 to glider kit offerings

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced Aug. 27 it has added the the Kenworth Icon 900 and the Western Star 4900 to its glider kit offerings. The announcement came at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

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Swift ordered to pay owner-operator $2.6 million after trailer squashed his foot

The jury has awarded the owner-operator $2.6 million for physical and mental pain, medical expenses and past and future lost wages.

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Mariners-themed Kenworth to help raise money for children’s literacy program

A Kenworth T880 52-inch sleeper truck with a special Seattle Mariners theme will be part of a Paccar fundraising effort outside Safeco Field in support of the Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program in Seattle.

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EPA, NHTSA officials to hear from truckers on emissions/fuel-efficiency regs at GATS

The officials will hear from truckers in a public hearing on the "Phase 2" proposal to accelerate fuel-economy and greenhouse-gas emissions standards for 2018-'27 model year trailers and 2021-'27 trucks.

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Gear Rewind: Trailers

This week we’re resuming our series that takes a look back at some recent product introductions for specific categories and specs. After all, since most of you are busy enough trying to manage your own business and make as much money as possible, it’s likely ...

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Kenworth begins production on new predictive cruise control system

Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new T680 and T880 models specified with the Paccar MX-13 engine.

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NACFE: Tires with low rolling resistance worth the investment

“Our study confirmed that low rolling resistance tires do get better fuel economy than standing singles,” says NACFE President Mike Roeth.

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New CNG fueling station opens in Newport, Tenn.

The joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, amp Trillium, has announced the opening of a new public compressed natural gas station in Newport, Tenn.

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Kenworth delivers first Icon 900

The first Kenworth Icon 900 limited edition tractor was recently delivered to long-time Kenworth customer Keim TS.

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Fleet to raise pay for owner-operators who adopt dashcham video recorders

American Central Transport (ACT) announced this week it will raise pay for owner-operators who have Lytx Drivecam systems installed in their trucks. The company will install the systems free of charge to the operators.

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