Equipment

Volvo investing $69 million in Va. plant

The Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX, VHD and VAH trucks are assembled at the plant.

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Hoses and belts: How to avoid premature failure and maximize the life

Truck engines are hellish environments, so overlooking belts and hoses is an invitation to disaster. Since good maintenance is no guarantee against premature failure, knowledgeable technicians know to change out belts or hoses if even a hint of trouble is spotted.

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Rush Truck Centers discounts via NASCAR partnership

With Tony Stewart taking the wheel of the No. 14 Rush Trucker Centers NASCAR car this weekend, all 106 locations will offer a 14 percent discount up to $150 on parts, service labor and racing merchandise today through Monday, June 30.

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New partnership on CNG trucks

Mainstay Fuel Technologies and Watson Engineering are teaming on Mainstay's proprietary on-board CNG fuel storage and delivery systems for heavy-duty trucks.

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Eaton to settle with ZF, Meritor for $500 million

The settlement agreement is subject to ZF Friedrichshafen AG corporate approval, which is expected in early July.

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Changing Gear: Truck and engine rewind

This week we’re starting a new 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 business, it’s likely you occasionally might have missed a ...

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1977 TranStar 4200: Old-school ‘patina’ at Pride & Polish

High Gear Photography proprietor and Precision of New Hampton hauler Kenny Hubka's Transtar harks the first rig he ever steered, his father's 1972 model.

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Mack puts $26M into truck plant

Mack Trucks announced this week a $26 million upgrade project to its truck assembly plant in Macungie, Pa., that will "improve the plant's efficiency and help it deliver even higher quality trucks" to buyers, the truck and engine maker said.  The investment includes a realignment of ...

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