Equipment

Changing Gear: Updates from Phillips, Prestone Command, Luber-finer, Donaldson

Phillips reaches out to smart device users, Prestone Command releases a free white paper and more.

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ATD chair: Truck dealers need to work to battle ‘over regulation’ like fuel economy, emissions standards

Truck dealers must work with their legislators to battle over-regulation in the form of fuel economy standards and federal emissions standards, said Dick Witcher, outgoing chairman of the American Truck Dealers.

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International ProStar named heavy-duty Truck of the Year by ATD

International swept Truck of the Year honors at the ATD Expo, as ProStar with the Cummins ISX15 won ATD Truck of the Year in the heavy-duty market, while the TerraStar 4x4 won medium-duty Truck of the Year.

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Window tinting group pushes FMCSA for exemption of regs to help driver comfort, health

The International Window Film Association has filed an application for exemption with FMCSA to allow windows to the right and left of drivers to be tinted beyond current federal regulations.

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Donated Mack mixer auctioned

Mack Trucks donated this 2014 Mack Granite to the Concrete Industry Management Auction taking place Jan. 22 during the 2014 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas.

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Changing Gear: Updates from Mack, Navistar, Luber-finer

Mack Trucks says it's shooting for a little more stopping power and performance by announcing that that Meritor EX+ Air Disc Brakes now are available for order on its Granite, TerraPro and Titan by Mack models. The air disc brakes, which use a flat rotor ...

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Study says 6×2 axles average 2.5 percent better fuel mileage

The analysis of existing data -- with some new track tests -- by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency showed an average payback time of 20 months given fuel-efficiency gains.

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Readers mixed on wide-single tires

Point of view on wide single tires to replace duals on drive and trailer axles is all over the map, as evidenced by a recent discussion here on OverdriveOnline.com and Facebook.

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