| June 15, 2011

Drew Jorgensen and his father take turns hauling their own sheep around Utah, California and Colorado in this 2008 Kenworth 900L. The family owns about 3,000 sheep on its Utah ranch. The truck is equipped ...

In-cab computing system

| June 13, 2011

PeopleNet has introduced a more efficient, more compact version of its BLU in-cab computing system. PeopleNet CEO Ron Konezny said the BLU.2 onboard computing system is 65 percent lighter, thinner and provides better extreme temperature performance ...

Super single tire

| June 13, 2011

The G278 MSD super single tire is designed for tough and severe-duty vocational applications and features a crisscross tread design that offers improved off-road traction and helps pump water from the tread. The grooved angles ...

SmartWay certified drive tire

| June 10, 2011

The M657 on-highway drive axle position tire is EPA SmartWay certified. The tire uses the company’s e-balance technology and has a stiffer belt package and bead construction. The tire fits both single and twin drive-axle ...

Dual-compound steer tire

| June 08, 2011

Michelin introduced its XZA3 + Evertread steer tire June 8, incorporating a “dual-compound” tread design. Ted Becker, director of marketing for Michelin America’s Truck Tires, said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay certified tire is designed ...

Surface-mounted LED

| June 08, 2011

The UL 844 Class 1 LED surface mount has a 30-watt output, high color rendition index and a 5-year bulb life, the electronics maker says. The lights carry both Class 1 and Class 2 Division ...

| June 07, 2011

Uncasville, Conn., resident Matthew Frechette uses his 2001 Peterbilt 379 and a 2009 Talbert trailer to haul specialty machinery, jet engines and other equipment in the Northeast. The truck is powered by a 500-hp Caterpillar ...

Kenworth merchandise

| June 06, 2011

The Merchandise Collection added 50 licensed products representing the brand, the truck maker announced. A line-up of nearly 165 items includes caps, T-shirts, polos, jackets, women’s clothing, accessories, scale truck models, drink ware, golf items, ...

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