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‘Truck of the year’ goes severe-duty, vocational in 2015

| December 17, 2014

ATD's program this year recognizes these nominees: the International WorkStar 7600, Kenworth T880 with Paccar MX-13 engine and the Peterbilt Model 567.

Construction fleet updates with T880s

| December 15, 2014

N.C./S.C.-based Blue Max Trucking operators deliver aggregate, equipment, pre-cast concrete and building supplies for construction projects such as airport runway additions, highway widening projects and stadiums.

Western Star suspension option update

| November 12, 2014

Neway ADZ Series drive axle suspensions by SAF-Holland are available as an option for Western Star 4800, 4900 and 6900 models.

High, wide and heavy: Crane haul brokered by Next Exit its biggest to date

| September 25, 2014

DeSoto, Texas-based broker Next Exit Logistics earlier this year arranged a move that ranks as the biggest in its history -- a 100-ton Manitowoc crane, hauled from Texas to Virginia.

ATK Oilfield Transportation puts KW C500s to the test

| September 18, 2014

Take this pictorial tour through the fleet of 65 Kenworth C500s that powers ATK Oilfield Transportation, providing oil rig moving services throughout Western Canada and Texas.

Photos: Modified Mack Granite ‘mast truck’ moors new Goodyear blimp

| September 09, 2014

The Granite was ordered as a three-axle model but was modified by Engineered Chassis Systems, a subsidiary of the Nuss Group, which built the body, converted it to an all-wheel-drive 8x8 and installed the twin steer axles.

Kenworth T880 riding boost in vocational demand

| July 25, 2014

Kenworth reports a year-over-year sales increase for vocational trucks, particularly its new T880 flagship, reflecting growing construction activity, increased oil and gas production and encouraging new housing starts figures.

Peterbilt medium-duty cabover rolls off assembly line

| July 17, 2014

The Class 6-7 Peterbilt Model 220 cabover is suitable for an array of applications, from urban pickup-and-delivery to refuse and street sweeping and striping.

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