Equipment

International introduces new line of vocational trucks

International Truck on Monday unveiled its first all-new vehicle since 2010 as the company sets its sights on winning back work truck marketshare.

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Fuller automated series expands to vocational trucks

Eaton has expanded coverage of the Fuller Advantage series of automated overdrive transmissions for use in vocational applications.

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Firestone trailer tire being recalled

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations says it will recall some of its Firestone FS561 tire sold in the U.S. and Canada between April 2015 and January 2016.

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New resource for owner-operators on fuel economy testing data

The report’s goal is to help truck buyers wade through the complexities of fuel economy testing and fuel efficiency claims to make more informed buying decisions when it comes to investments in fuel economy, says its producers.

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Ryder, Shell partnering for 15 LNG-fueled trucks

Shell will fuel 15 liquefied natural gas heavy-duty vehicles supporting oil and gas operations for Ryder in Lafayette, La. and Houston, Texas, Ryder has announced.

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The next oil: PC-11 made for improved efficiencies

A new engine oil category being introduced at yearend promises better fuel economy and longer change intervals.

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Volvo separating truck brands into four new units, including Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks

Volvo Group announces it is shifting to a brand-based organization with clearer commercial accountability for the group’s various truck brands.

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Pa.-based JLE Industries expanding footprint in construction, oil & gas

After starting with a few trucks serving oil/gas operations in 2010, JLE now owns 100 trucks and employs 120 people. Following the fast growth, the company today serves both the oil and gas and construction industries.

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What’s the total cost of ownership of a Class 8 truck over 15 years?

A new Class 8 truck off the lot of a dealership is likely going to cost between $113,000 for a day cab and $125,000 for a sleeper, but as owner-operators are well aware, that's jut the beginning of the cost of ownership. Here one report's ...

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First Peterbilt featuring MX-11 engine rolls off line

The Model 567 SFFA/Paccar MX-11 combination, destined for Knife River's Northwest mixer operations, was driven off the Texas facility's line by reps of the Bismarck, N.D.-based company.

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ELD mandate pre-2000 exemption: How will carriers leasing owner-operators treat it?

Answers here from respondents to a recent carrier survey conducted by CCJ. And: Reader Gary Carlisle's thoughts on the limited potential for the ELD mandate to impact rates for the positive.

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Cummins opts out of 2016 MATS, joining all major NA truck makers

Cummins announced Jan. 21 it too will forgo exhibiting at the 2016 edition of the Mid-America Trucking Show, joining all major truck manufacturers in opting to skip the annual trucking trade event. It will, like the others have announced, return to the show in 2017, the ...

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