Equipment

Goodyear launches fuel-efficient steer tire, new service app

  |  March 04, 2015

Goodyear has launched a fuel-efficient long haul steer, the Fuel Max LHS, and a smartphone app that streamlines roadside service.

Changing Gear: Updates from Kenworth, Peterbilt, Minimizer

  |  March 04, 2015

If you’re a card-carrying member of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Kenworth Truck Co. has a deal for you. The truck maker is offering a $1,000 rebate on qualifying purchases of new sleeper trucks to ...

Navistar International sees financial gains, posts $42M loss in first quarter

  |  March 03, 2015

Navistar International reported March 3 a $42 million net loss for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year — big gains from the company’s $248 million loss in 2014’s first quarter and its $619 million net loss for the 2014 fiscal year.

Changing gear: Truck and engine rewind

  |  March 01, 2015

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 ...

Changing Gear: Updates from Yokohama, Bosch, Donaldson, Ryder, ZF

  |  March 01, 2015

Yokohama Tire Corp. is rolling down the virtual highway more smoothly thanks to its recently launched dedicated commercial tire website, YokohamaTruck.com, and the company says the site has a lot more than just its full ...

Extended Kenworth warranties available

  |  February 25, 2015

A 3-year/300,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty is available for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks financed through Paccar Financial. Also, a 2-year/200,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty is available for new Class ...

Webasto’s SmarTemp control available on Cascadias

  |  February 25, 2015

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announced that Freightliner Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution trucks can be spec’d equipped with Webasto’s digital SmarTemp Control, designed to work exclusively with the company’s Air Top 2000 ST bunk ...

Changing Gear: News from PressureGuard, Road Choice, Silver Eagle

  |  February 25, 2015

It’s no fun having a flat tire, but one company is making it easier to find ways to avoid them. PressureGuard Tire Inflation Systems recently launched its revamped website at www.pressureguard.com with user-friendly navigation designed ...