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Volvo Trucks D13 Engine with Turbo Compounding Offers Increased Power and Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Trucks North America is adding a turbo compounding option for the Volvo D13 engine, bringing even more power and fuel efficiency to one of the industry’s most fuel-efficient engines. By converting wasted heat energy, the 13-liter D13 with turbo compounding improves fuel efficiency by up to 6.5 percent, while also delivering up to 100 […]

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PACCAR MX-11 Engine Offers More Productivity for Vocational Customers

Incorporating the latest advancements in PACCAR engine technology, the new 11-liter PACCAR MX-11 engine is allowing Kenworth customers to reap productivity benefits.   That’s the word from Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “The new PACCAR MX-11 engine is a great example of an engine that provides our customers with a substantial weight savings, while also […]

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Freightliner Trucks Presents 2016 Ride of Pride Truck to Schneider

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently presented the 2016 Ride of Pride truck to Schneider during a special ceremony commemorating military veterans. The Ride of Pride program was founded in 2002 by Ed Keeter, a Vietnam War veteran and former shift manager at DTNA’s manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C., as a way to recognize military […]

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International Truck Announces First Delivery of HX Series in Canada

International Truck announced that Lime Creek Logging Ltd. of British Columbia, has taken delivery of the first International® HX® Series in Canada, an HX620 truck configured for logging operations.  The International HX620 is a 120″ BBC set-back axle truck or tractor suitable for a variety of applications including heavy haul tractor, logging, construction dump and […]

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New Kenworth T680 Brochure Now Available

Kenworth has published a new Kenworth T680 brochure with the latest, comprehensive information on the company’s popular flagship on-highway truck.   Kenworth has expanded its offerings for the T680, which was originally launched four years ago as a 76-inch sleeper and day cab. The T680 is now also available with 52-inch and 76-inch mid-roof sleepers, […]

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Special Edition Model 567 Heritage Pays Tribute to Peterbilt’s Roots with Exclusive Features, Exceptional Performance

Peterbilt’s new Model 567 Heritage salutes the company’s beginnings by combining its most modern and technologically advanced work truck with distinctive styling and exclusive features inside and out, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 Heritage elevates the classic styling of Peterbilt with a package of unique features that will command attention on highways […]

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Volvo Trucks Launches Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks, Bringing Productivity and Safety Benefits to Customers

Volvo Trucks North America launched Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks, a new option for fleet management built on Volvo’s fully integrated Remote Diagnostics hardware. Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks meets the needs of customers seeking better data capture and analytics to drive increased productivity and safety through improvements in driver performance and behaviors. “Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks […]

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Mack Trucks Increases Productivity, Safety with Mack® Omnitracs Integrated Telematics

Mack Trucks announced an expansion of its fleet management services with the addition of Mack® Omnitracs Integrated Telematics. Powered by Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions for transportation and logistics companies, Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics utilizes Mack’s factory-installed telematics hardware to help boost productivity and safety by providing real-time GPS location information, […]

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International Truck Unveils Product Design Focus, DriverFirst™

Emphasis on Driver Needs Aims to Help Customers Overcome the Truck Driver Shortage International Truck has launched a company-wide initiative, DriverFirst™, aimed at giving its customers an edge in attracting and retaining qualified drivers through vehicles designed with a strong emphasis on the driver’s perspective. The DriverFirst product design philosophy builds on International’s long-standing emphasis […]

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Volvo Trucks Highlights Refuse-Focused Versatility, Capability in WasteExpo Lineup

Volvo Trucks North America is bringing its wide range of refuse-focused truck models to WasteExpo 2016, highlighting the versatility and capabilities refuse customers require. Volvo booth no. 2267 will feature three models – a Volvo VNM, VHD and VNL – each designed with the refuse industry in mind. “Whether for collection, roll off or transfer, […]

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Volvo Trucks Honors Military Heroes with Ride for Freedom Truck

Employees at Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia recently unveiled their 2016 Ride for Freedom truck, which took part in the Ride for Freedom rally in Washington, D.C. over the Memorial Day weekend. Now in its 29th year, the annual Ride for Freedom rally salutes prisoners of war-missing in action […]

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Mack Trucks’ 2017 Powertrain Takes Spotlight at WasteExpo 2016

Mack Trucks will highlight its updated 2017 powertrain at WasteExpo 2016, marking the public debut of the newest evolution of the Mack MP® series engines. Engineered with several innovations, including a common-rail fuel injection system and patented wave piston, Mack’s 2017 powertrain delivers improved performance and productivity, while also boosting fuel efficiency. Visitors to Mack […]

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