Equipment

Peterbilt announces Red Oval program for used trucks

Peterbilt has announced a new used truck program, dubbed Red Oval, that the company says provides truck buyers certified pre-owned truck options.

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Video: Test driving Paccar’s new 11-liter engine

Paccar unveiled to the press last month its new MX-11 engine offering, and the engine was officially announced publicly Monday. Here's video of Overdrive's time with the engine, powering here a Kenworth T880.

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Video: Daimler’s road-ready autonomous truck takes on the Autobahn

Late last week, Daimler Trucks launched its autonomous vehicle control system, Highway Pilot, in Europe on a section of autobahn highway between Denkendorf and Stuttgart. Here's video of the truck on Germany's famed highway systme.

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Gear Rewind: Health

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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International now offering Allison-Cummins pairing in ProStar tractor

International announced Oct. 1 that it will soon offer on the ProStar tractor the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission coupled with the Cummins ISX15.

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Hours exemptions ‘running rampant,’ says TCA’s Heller, FMCSA still working on 34-hour restart study

Heller also touched on the latest happenings with a speed limiter mandate, entry-level driver training rule, another carrier scoring system and more on hours of service changes.

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Navistar, GM partner to produce Chevy- and International-branded medium-duty trucks

General Motors and Navistar have reached a long-term agreement to develop and assemble medium-duty, conventional cab Class 4 and 5 commercial vehicles, the companies announced Sept. 29, confirming rumors of late that the two were set to strike a deal on medium-duty vehicles.

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Report: Higher driver pay, fleet equipment updates increase carrier costs in 2014

Climbing driver pay and new truck orders more than offset lower fuel prices in 2014, according to the annual Operational Costs of Trucking report issued Sept. 28. Here's where else costs rose and fell.

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