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.
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.
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.
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
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 ...
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.
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.
Peterbilt announced this week it is holding a celebration in October to celebrate its 75th anniversary, where it's raffling off a 1976 Peterbilt 359 and showcasing 400 trucks representing milestones for the company.
A roundup of equipment news in the week: Volvo Trucks announced a partnership with Telogis, Cummins introduced a reduced-emissions medium-duty engine and Navistar began shipping SCR-equipped medium-duty trucks.
Phillips & Temro Industries, a portfolio company of Audax Group, announced that it has completed the acquisition of APU manufacturer Idle Free Systems Inc.
Heavy-duty engine coolants and additives perform a tough job in a tough environment, so consistently having quality protection should be a no-brainer. The evolution of diesel engines have led to an abundance of different types ...
A class-action lawsuit filed July 10 by three trucking companies against Navistar-International echoes claims of similar lawsuits filed this week: The truck and engine maker knew its EGR-only MaxxForce engines had defects and Navistar concealed those problems from buyers.
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