Equipment

Rugged Volvo I-Shift for severe-duty applications

  |  March 18, 2015

The reinforced I-Shift will be standard on VHD models with heavier weight ratings – straight trucks rated at 66,000 lbs. GVWR or higher and tractors rated at 125,000 lbs.

Navistar sued by regulators who want court to force company to release documents

  |  March 18, 2015

SEC filed in December a lawsuit against Navistar International Corp. claiming the truck and engine maker improperly redacted and withheld documents the Commission attempted to subpoena.

Used post-2010 sleeper trucks growing in availability, could give owner-ops chance at more fuel efficient models

  |  March 18, 2015

The number of 3- to 5-year-old trucks available on the used truck market saw an uptick in recent months due to an influx in new truck orders and corresponding trade-ins. A flood of 3-5-year-old trucks could give owner-operators the chance at getting in a more fuel efficient model.

FMCSA’s latest projections for dates on e-log mandate, speed limiters and more

  |  March 17, 2015

Here are the dates the DOT and its Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expect to publish significant rulemakings this year.

Mack updates telematics monitoring system for mDrive transmission

  |  March 16, 2015

Mack Trucks announced this week that its Mack GuardDog Connect, its proactive telematics system, will now monitor critical fault codes for the Mack mDrive automated manual transmissions.

Kenworth T370 getting heavier front axles

  |  March 13, 2015

Kenworth Truck Co.announced it soon will offer heavier front axles for its T370 Class 7 model. The company said that with the new 18,000-pound and 20,000-pound front axles, customers can put more weight on the ...

Changing Gear: Aero, add-on and chrome rewind

  |  March 13, 2015

Since most of you are busy enough trying to manage your own business, it’s likely you occasionally might have missed a few announcements for new products that we frequently relay to you at OverdriveOnline.com. This ...

Indy first ‘Hardest Working’ city

  |  March 12, 2015

Freightliner Trucks named the Work Truck Show's host city, Indianapolis, Ind., as its first “Hardest Working City” honoree March 4, with the announcement coming at the show itself.