Equipment

Rule to require stability control systems on trucks reaches OMB

  |  February 11, 2015

The rule, which came from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is designed to help mitigate rollover and loss-of-control crashes, according to the synopses from NHTSA.

Changing Gear: Cab and interior rewind

  |  February 11, 2015

Since most of you are busy enough trying to manage your own business, it’s likely you occasionally might have missed a few announcements for new products that we frequently relay to you at OverdriveOnline.com. This ...

Volvo offering financing discount to military vets

  |  February 09, 2015

Veterans who have been honorably discharged within the past 24 months can get a half-percent discount off approved finance rates for new highway or vocational units.

New MHC Kenworth locations listing parts in Surplus Solutions

  |  February 09, 2015

MHC El Paso and MHC Ashville bring the total to eight MHC locations with more than 2,100 total part numbers listed in the website's search engine.

International says new ‘mission’ will be on truck uptime

  |  February 04, 2015

Navistar-International announced Feb. 4 its new mission in its truck, engine and parts business will be to maximize uptime for truck owners, and its launching a concurrent marketing campaign for the International truck brand, “It’s Uptime at International.”

International announces ProStar to offer Bendix active safety system, WorkStar now available with Cummins ISB

  |  February 04, 2015

Navistar-International announced this week that the International ProStar will now offer Bendix active safety system, which includes electronic stability control, autonomous braking collision mitigation tech and lane departure warnings.

Ryder expands online used truck selection

  |  February 04, 2015

Ryder System announced an expanded selection of used trucks, tractors, trailers and vans available at www.usedtrucks.ryder.com. The website now includes more economical “As-Is” condition vehicles, cab and chassis; and high-horsepower trucks. Ryder’s selection of pre-owned cab ...

Peterbilt’s Model 320 hits milestone production numbers

  |  February 04, 2015

Peterbilt announced that its low-cab forward Model 320 reached record production in 2014 with more than 1,600 trucks built, a 12 percent year-over-year increase. The specialty vehicle – used primarily in refuse operations and concrete pumper ...