Equipment

Kenworth opens new parts and service facility in Lafayette, Ind.

  |  June 08, 2015

Lower Great Lakes Kenworth has opened a 10,000 square-foot parts and service facility in Lafayette, Ind., with convenient access to Interstate 65, State Route 38 and the Sagamore Parkway.

Shell, TA add liquefied natural gas lanes in San Antonio, Dallas stations

  |  June 07, 2015

Shell announced recently its liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel is now available at two addition TravelCenters of American truck stops in Texas.

Peterbilt opening new Lincoln, Neb. dealership

  |  June 06, 2015

A new Peterbilt heavy-truck dealership is under construction along Interstate 80 in Lincoln, Neb.

Navistar continues to gain financial ground, reports $64 million loss in second quarter

  |  June 04, 2015

Navistar reported a multi-million dollar loss in the second quarter of 2015, but the truck and engine maker continues to make strides toward the being back in the black.

NHTSA publishes Final Rule requiring trucks made in 2017 and beyond to be equipped with stability control systems

  |  June 03, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration June 3 published a Final Rule requiring that all trucks made Aug. 1, 2017, and after be equipped with electronic stability control systems that prevent vehicle rollovers.

Pride & Polish championship, Overdrive’s Most Beautiful, trucking business ed highlight August’s Great American Trucking Show

  |  June 03, 2015

The Aug. 27-29 event will host the Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship. have seminars on managing a one-truck operation profitably,

Cameras in place of rearview mirrors: Daimler asks DOT to allow it

  |  May 31, 2015

Citing it as a way to improve aerodynamics and gain more flexibility in creating new technologies, Daimler Trucks North America, parent company of Freightliner and Western Star, has petitioned the U.S. DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking it to allow camera-monitor systems as a compliance alternative to rearview mirrors.

Peterbilt introduces ‘stepping stone to autonomous driving’

  |  May 29, 2015

Peterbilt showcased its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) during a Technology Showcase Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.