Equipment

Equipment finance booms, projected for growth

After returning to nearly pre-recession levels in 2012, the U.S. private and public sectors are on pace to finance more than $742 billion in equipment acquisitions in 2013, says forecast.

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End dump or side dump: Pros and cons to help you choose

When making the choice between a side, end or bottom dump trailer, consider payload, region and design.

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Rush centers prosper with oil field development

The Texas oil and gas field boom of the last few years has also been a boom for much of the state’s economy, and that includes the Rush Truck Centers facility in San Antonio.

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NASCAR champ team leans on transporter

Fan of the "Blue Deuce?" That's Brad Keselowski's Sprint Cup Championship-winning car. Here's what his transporter had to say about his role in the season.

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Obama applauds Detroit Diesel’s new plant

Obama visits to praise the company for its $120 million investment into a Redford, Mich.-based plant to build its DT12 automated-manual transmission.

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Video: Ryan Hooten’s ’95 Pete 379

Ryan Hooten's 1995 Peterbilt 379 — the centerpiece of his Ryan's Feed and Trucking grain hauling business in Santa Ynez, Calif. — is an ode to western motifs, leather and rawhide. Here's a brief interview with Hooten and a few photos of his perennial Pride ...

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DOE: Natural gas will eat into diesel consumption

By 2040, use of natural gas in heavy-duty vehicles will have displaced about 700,000 barrels per day of other heavy-duty fuels, like diesel, says the Department of Energy.

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73-foot Capitol Christmas tree rides in on a Mack

Following a 5,300-mile trek being pulled by a Mack Pinnacle, the 2012 Capitol Christmas tree was delivered to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday.

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