Equipment

New Mack LR refuse-haul low-cab forward truck

The 11-liter Mack MP7 diesel engine is standard in the LR model, delivering 325-345 hp and 1,200-1,280 lb.-ft. of torque. The Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engine is optional.

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Collision avoidance systems recommended by NTSB for all new vehicles

The National Transportation Safety Board released a report Monday recommending collision avoidance systems become standard on all new passenger and commercial vehicles.

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POLL: What’s your truck’s oil-change interval?

Whether your oil-change interval varies based on oil analysis results or not, what's your most common interval for change?

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Next generation of heavy-duty engine oil expected before 2017

The key PC-11 goals are to improve oxidation stability (basically, handle the hotter engine temps), reduce aeration, provide scuffing and adhesive wear protection and improve shear stability.

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Kenworth opens new parts and service facility in Lafayette, Ind.

Lower Great Lakes Kenworth has opened a 10,000 square-foot parts and service facility in Lafayette, Ind., with convenient access to Interstate 65, State Route 38 and the Sagamore Parkway.

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Shell, TA add liquefied natural gas lanes in San Antonio, Dallas stations

Shell announced recently its liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel is now available at two addition TravelCenters of American truck stops in Texas.

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Peterbilt opening new Lincoln, Neb. dealership

A new Peterbilt heavy-truck dealership is under construction along Interstate 80 in Lincoln, Neb.

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Navistar continues to gain financial ground, reports $64 million loss in second quarter

Navistar reported a multi-million dollar loss in the second quarter of 2015, but the truck and engine maker continues to make strides toward the being back in the black.

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