Equipment

Belgian heavy-haul trailer mfg. headed to ConExpo

The Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville returns to Conexpo in March this year and will showcase a range of heavy-haul trailers made specifically for the North American market.

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Volvo halts production of VNX tractor, nixes D16 engine

Market conditions dictated both decisions, Volvo says, as demand for the D16 has waned. The VNX will remain in the company's product lineup, despite the halt in production, the company says.

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Navistar recalling certain model year 2017 trucks for potential battery problem

Navistar says the affected vehicles have a metallic battery cover that could unlatch and contact the battery’s jump start stud, causing an electrical short to ground if the jump start stud isn’t covered.

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Mack’s updates mDrive transmission with auto neutral, rolling start features

Mack Trucks announced at World of Concrete in Las Vegas Tuesday it will make rolling start and auto neutral standard on all Mack mDRIVE and mDRIVE HD transmissions.

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Former operator James Brotz and the Super-Air on-board tire-inflation system

Former driver James Brotz details the Super-Air on-board tire inflation system, detailing efficacy in improving tire life and avoiding road calls for flats. Do you have experience with such a system? There are several on the market today.

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New website for Peterson lights

Visually, the new site from Peterson Manufacturing presents a cleaner, more colorful look with bold graphics, updated photos, videos and informative text.

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Combating the theft problem with information

CargoNet offers members a reporting service which ensures theft info is distributed to a network of more than 125,000 officers in more than 9,000 jurisdictions around the country, including the several regional cargo theft task forces that exist.

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Fiat Chrysler responds to EPA, CARB emissions violations issued over 3.0L EcoDiesel

The EPA contends that FCA installed and failed to disclose engine management software that has increased nitrogen oxides (NOx) in 2014-2016 Dodge Ram 1500 pickups and Jeep Grand Cherokees equipped with a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine.

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