Mack Helps Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Mack Trucks is helping increase breast cancer awareness by showcasing a pink Mack®Pinnacle™ Axle Back model at its Greensboro, N.C. headquarters. The truck, which is on display throughout October, is part of several activities planned in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Other events include Pink Fridays, during which employees are encouraged to wear […]

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Mack® mDRIVE™ Automated Manual Transmission Now Standard on the Mack Pinnacle™ Model

The Mack® mDRIVE™ automated manual transmission (AMT) is now standard on the Mack Pinnacle™ highway model, offering increased fuel efficiency, productivity and safety to even more Mack customers. The ever-increasing popularity of the mDRIVE, driven by its proven performance and benefits, led to the decision. More than 50 percent of Pinnacle models sold now are […]

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International Trucks Unveil Oncommand Connection Feature Enhancements; Showcases Prostar Fuel-Efficiency Spec

"Every percent of fuel economy improvement helps our customers and spec'ing a vehicle properly can make all the difference," said Jodi Presswood, vice president and general manager, Heavy-duty Truck Product Line. "Our ProStar with ISX15 coupled with the Eaton Cummins SmartAdvantage™ powertrain is our most fuel efficient Class 8 spec and our customers are already […]

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‘Efficiency in Motion’ Tour Demonstrates Value of Kenworth T680 Advantage To Fleets and Operators

Fleets and truck operators received the fuel efficiency and cost-saving message loud and clear as the Kenworth T680 Advantage 'Efficiency in Motion' Tour visited numerous Kenworth dealer-hosted events throughout the United States and Canada. The Kenworth T680 Advantage, Kenworth's most fuel-efficient truck, features the optimized powertrain combination of the 2014 PACCAR MX-13 engine and Eaton […]

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Volvo Trucks Delivers 1,000th VAH Model to Auto Transporter Hansen & Adkins

Volvo Trucks in North America recently delivered its 1,000th Volvo Autohauler (VAH) model to Hansen & Adkins Auto Transport. Developed exclusively for the automobile transport business, the VAH maximizes payload capacity while bringing the value of Volvo’s efficiency and driver productivity to this highly specialized market. The milestone truck, a Volvo D11-powered VAH 200 model, […]

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Western Star 5700XE Keeps Drivers Safer with New Features and Technologies

Designed to optimize driver performance, the new Western Star 5700XE features many of the industry’s most advanced technologies to keep drivers safe and productive. “We didn’t stop at creating a comfortable and well-appointed cab. Inside and out, the 5700XE is one of the most technologically advanced trucks, with innovative safety features that will keep drivers […]

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Mack Renews Commitment to Highway Safety with Continued Share the Road Sponsorship

Mack Trucks announced it would again sponsor the American Trucking Associations Share the Road program, marking 13 years of continuous Mack support for the safety education effort. As part of the sponsorship, Mack will provide a 2014 Mack® Pinnacle™ sleeper model. “Our customers depend on Mack Trucks to get the job done safely,” said Stephen […]

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Navistar Expands International ProStar Transmission Offerings with Lightweight Option

Navistar, Inc. announced it will offer the Tremec 10-speed manual transmission in its International® ProStar® model with the company’s 13-liter engine. Tremec offers a wide range of high torque-to-weight ratios designed for weight sensitive over-the-road and city applications. The pairing will also maximize payload for applications such as bulk haul. “Tremec transmissions are not only […]

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Paper Transport Unveils First Full-Production Kenworth T680 with Natural Gas Engine

Paper Transport recently unveiled the latest in its continuing move toward a more green fleet - the first full-production Kenworth T680 equipped with a natural gas engine. "We continue our move toward a more environmentally conscious fleet operation by replacing our diesel-fueled trucks with Kenworth's most aerodynamic model powered by compressed natural gas (CNG)," said […]

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New Anti-Theft System for Peterbilt Models 579, 567 with Paccar MX-13 Engines

Peterbilt now offers a new anti-theft system for its Models 579 and 567 equipped with PACCAR MX-13 Engines, providing customers with an extra layer of security. “The anti-theft system integrates with the MX-13 Engine and the vehicle’s Driver Information Center to require operators to enter a unique passcode to start the truck,” says Peterbilt Chief […]

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North Carolina Department of Transportation Orders Freightliner 114SD Trucks

Freightliner Trucks announced that the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has ordered 67 Freightliner 114SD severe duty trucks for its fleet. All of the trucks will be manufactured at the Freightliner Mt. Holly Truck Manufacturing Plant in Mt. Holly, N.C. Equipped with Cummins ISL9 engines built in Rocky Mount, N.C., the 114SD trucks will […]

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New Kenworth T880 Brochure

The new Kenworth T880 brochure features comprehensive information on Kenworth's flagship vocational truck. Kenworth T880 Brochure Available in day cab and 52-inch sleeper configurations, the Kenworth T880 is especially suited for vocational customers who want a durable, reliable and productive truck for demanding dump, mixer, heavy haul, oilfield, logging and refuse applications. The 26-page Kenworth […]

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