Equipment

Cummins unveils new heavy-duty engine line

Engine manufacturer Cummins announced Sept. 16 it will soon be offering a new engine line designed for weight savings for both on- and off-highway applications.

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Truck, engine makers want Navistar EPA credits revoked

Some U.S. manufacturers say Navistar's credits came at the expense of its competitors, who invested millions into research and development of modern engine tech.

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4 tips for buying a used truck

Your next truck could generate close to $1 million in revenue – possibly much more. So it’s worth taking plenty of time to make the right choice.

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Preps for Brake Safety Week, starting tomorrow

Brake maintenance tips and resources from longtime brake system components manufacturer Bendix -- and the top states for brake inspections/violations.

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Annual brake inspection blitz begins Sept. 8

Inspectors will conduct more than 30,000 brake inspections across North America during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week Sept. 8-14.

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Navistar posts $247M third quarter loss, cutting 500 jobs

Navistar reported for the third quarter of 2013 a $247 net loss and says it will be cutting 500 jobs in an attempt to boost profitability.

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Diesel, conventional engines will remain dominant, Shell says

Diesel's not going anywhere, says Shell, at least for the next 35, as its GM Richard Tucker says that in the year 2050 two-thirds of vehicles on the road will still use conventional fuels.

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Low-viscosity oil field trials pushing fuel economy

Field trials of Shell Rotella's lower-viscosity oils have shown up to 3 percent fuel economy improvements as the company works to develop the PC-11 oil category.

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