Thick & thin: Next-gen oil will have low-viscosity fuel-efficient version

| June 25, 2013

A key component of pushes for reduced greenhouse gas emissions and increased fuel economy in the next few years will involve new engine oil categories.

Modern, no-emissions diesel engines gain market penetration

| June 25, 2013

According to a report released this week from the Diesel Technology Forum, about 28 percent of trucks registered in the U.S. employ 2007 or later emissions mitigation technology and output almost no particulate matter.

Mack announces plans for DME-powered trucks

| June 20, 2013

Mack Trucks announced this week it will begin producing dimethyl-ether-powered trucks in 2015, starting with its over-the-road Mack Pinnacle axle-back models.

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.

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