1,340 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks recalled due to defective ignition switch

| June 17, 2013

The parent company of Kenworth and Peterbilt — Paccar — has issued a recall for several 2014 model trucks for both truck makers, stemming from a defective ignition switch that allows trucks to start when the key is partially in the ignition but not turned.

Navistar recalling 7,700 trucks that could have braking issues

| June 17, 2013

Navistar has issued a recall for 7,756 2012 and 2013 year model International ProStar and TransStar trucks for an issue that could cause brakes to not operate.

What good are modern trucks if you don’t utilize the features?

| June 12, 2013

What good are the productivity and safety enhancing systems on modern trucks if you don't use them?

Easing into ownership: The successful path to lease-purchase

| June 11, 2013

9 tips to help turn a lease-purchase in your favor.

Navistar loses $374 million in second quarter

| June 10, 2013

Navistar International Corporation, manufacturer of International trucks and Navistar engines, reported this week a second quarter net loss of $374 million, a $4.65 per diluted share loss.

Volvo says run DME

| June 07, 2013

Volvo Trucks North America this week unveiled a "new" alternative fuel for heavy-duty commerical trucks. Here are some technical aspects.

Volvo unveils dimethyl ether-powered truck

| June 06, 2013

Volvo unveiled June 6 a new alt fuel option for the North American trucking market — dimethyl either (DME).

SEC fines Paccar for accounting, reporting error

| June 04, 2013

PACCAR, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, has been fined by the SEC for an accounting error in reporting its earnings.

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.