Equipment

Kenworth T680 named ATD’s Truck of the Year

The Kenworth T680 with the 76-inch sleeper and Paccar's MX engine was named as the American Truck Dealers' 2013 Commercial Truck of the Year in the Class 8 category.

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Daimler Trucks cutting up to 1,300 jobs

In a move that will leave 1,300 North American factory workers out of a job, Daimler Trucks North America is laying off 2,100 people worldwide, according to multiple reports.

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Meritor produces 10-millionth trailer axle

At its manufacturing facility in Frankfort, Ky., company representatives and guests gathered to commemorate the milestone and celebrate the company's long history.

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More photos: Mel Davis’ custom Freightliner

A visit with Michigan-based independent owner-operator Melvin Davis in Nashville yields more great pictures of his custom big-bunk reefer hauler.

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KW T660 test drive: Enduring classic

The T660 evolves with the right mix of styling and new technology to cement its place in Kenworth’s lineup.

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Treadle valve corrosion a growing problem?

Adjustment isn't the only brake problem going -- observer and longtime former driver Allan Powell suggests treadle valve corrosion is a growing issue.

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Hodyon recalls all Dynasys APUs

Hodyon, maker of the Dynasys auxiliary power units, announced this week on its website that it has "determined a potential safety risk" with all Dynasys APU models and is asking Dynasys owners to discontinue use.

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A repeat: Human-powered tractor pull

Hapfor Bjornsson of Iceland, for the second year in a row, won the truck-pull qualifying event at the World's Strongest Man competition.

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