Equipment

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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Changing Gear: Volvo-Mack, Road Choice

As part of their ongoing efforts to reduce customers’ operating costs, Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks both introduced prepaid preventive maintenance plans. The Volvo maintenance plans cover all model-year 2011 and newer models powered by D11, D13 or D16 engines and align ...

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