Equipment

Mack to place QRs on trucks

  |  March 11, 2013

Mack Trucks today announced that all new units will feature a unique QR code to speed service response times and improve customer uptime. QR codes, or quick-response codes, are matrix bar codes that supply rapid ...

Hadley SmartValve simplifies electronic height control

  |  March 11, 2013

A video from the Hadley company details its new SmartValve electronic height control system's potential to reduce the physical burden on drivers raising and lowering landing gear, among other benefits.

Eaton, Cummins unveil new powertrain package

  |  March 10, 2013

The companies estimate their new powertrain package -- combining the ISX15 and Eaton's Advantage Series automated series transmission -- will deliver 3-6 percent fuel economy improvements.

PartsRiver.com enhances online parts-buying experience

  |  March 10, 2013

The company believes its new online marketplace will lead a "revolution" in the truck parts-buying experience.

‘Hooked!’ — more on Homer’s custom wrecker

  |  March 08, 2013

Accolades were heaped on Milwaukee-based Homer Schultz's amazing custom 1993 Peterbilt 379 wrecker in the wake of Overdrive's story on the rig.

More vocational equipment at Work Truck Show

  |  March 07, 2013

Among new equipment unveiled at the Work Truck Show this week in Indianapolis were a new Allison hybrid-drive system, the International TerraStar 4x4 and aerodynamic Kenworth medium-duty options.

Navistar changes top leadership

  |  March 07, 2013

Navistar President and COO Troy Clarke has been promoted to CEO, along with other changes in the truck maker's leadership structure.

Mack vocational: New Granite MHD 4×2

  |  March 06, 2013

Mack Trucks launched a 4x2 version of its Granite MHD vocational truck at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.