Equipment

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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Kenworth, Peterbilt models at World of Concrete

Peterbilt will show its new all-purpose vocational Model 567, Kenworth its T880 with mixer body (recently in full production), at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas January 21-24.

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Cummins — at least temporarily — abandons development of 15L natural gas engine

Cummins will be halting development of its ISX15 G natural gas-powered engine due to uncertainty of the market and lack of infrastructure, the engine maker says. It will re-evaluate the market later this year.

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Kenworth, Freightliner issue recalls for some ’13, ’14 model trucks

Certain 2014 Kenworth trucks may have a tail light defect, while Freightliner Cascadias made between December 2012 and November 2013 could have faulty wiring in their electronically controlled air suspension.

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Changing Gear: Updates from Navistar, Mobile Awareness, Hogebuilt, Hadley, Mahle

If you’ve ever dreamed of having a new truck built just for you with all the bells and whistles you’ve ever dreamed about, here’s your chance.

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CARB diesel regs’ human toll: Family uprooted, split by move’s necessity

Checking in Martin and Alice Jez -- formerly of Galt, Calif. The pair have moved to Michigan anticipating CARB's regs relative to their 2000 Freightliner, splitting them from a six-year-old son.

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CARB extension a no-go for California independents

Checking in with California-based independents Tom and Karen Moore at the end of their long stare-down with CARB's Truck and Bus Rule.

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Changing Gear: Updates from Truck-Lite, Kenworth, Donaldson, SAF-Holland

Assorted product updates to assorted highway gear, including new options for the Kenworth T680's 52-inch mid-roof sleeper, among others...

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