| May 17, 2012

Newkirk, Okla., native Clint Mantz uses his 2012 Peterbilt 389 to haul raw feed, propane and butane for Acord Trucking. Mantz has added 6-inch drop panels, Rockwood flooring and extra lights to the truck, which ...

Freightliner Trucks launches new smartphone app

| May 17, 2012

Freightliner Trucks announced a new free application for iPhone and Android smartphone users. The app features a dealer locater, which provides a complete listing of Freightliner Trucks dealerships based on the driver’s current location ...

Meritor Wabco ESC system meets new proposed requirements

| May 17, 2012

Upon the heels of the proposed federal rule to require electronic stability control systems in new trucks Wednesday, Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems has said its SmarTrac Electronic Stability Control (ESC) product meets the ...

Aftermarket DPF and DOC replacements

| May 17, 2012

The DCL International Roadwarrior Aftermarket On‐Road Diesel Particulate Filter and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst replacements for model years 2007 and newer are direct replacements of OEM parts. Roadwarrior products work with existing OEM ...

Compact power distribution module

| May 15, 2012

The new Cole Hersee HBW18 sealed power distribution module is for use in small battery compartments and handling added equipment on heavy-duty vehicles.  The 18-slot device accepts circuit protection components with a 280 style footprint, ...

Diesel oil additive for injectors

| May 11, 2012

Hot Shot’s Secret, marketed by Lubrication Specialties, Inc., removes the build-up of coking and varnishing left behind from the overheating of engine oil, the company says. The product is made to inexpensively prolong injector life, as ...

| May 10, 2012

Brian Wright, a 21-year-old owner-operator of Montrose, Colo., hauls limestone to coal mines with his ’96 Pete 379. He bought the truck when he was just 19, after working “underground,” he says, in gold mines ...

| May 03, 2012

Andre Gagnon’s 1997 379 is powered by a 1,200-hp Caterpillar 3406E.

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