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Mack Catenary Vehicle Demonstrated Near Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

A Mack® truck prototype equipped with a proprietary and fully integrated plug-in hybrid electric driveline recently participated in a zero-emission eHighway demonstration in Carson, California.  The demo was conducted near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as part of a project with Siemens and sponsored by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). […]

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Kenworth T680 Advantage Driven by Montanan Delivers U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Following a 2-1/2 week, nearly 3,500-mile journey from northwestern Montana, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was lit in a special ceremony Dec. 6 on the Capitol’s West Lawn. The 79-foot Englemann spruce, nicknamed “Beauty of the Big Sky,” was adorned with thousands of LED lights and ornaments handmade by children from Montana and topped with a 5-foot […]

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Meritor® Launches Driveshaft on Demand Program

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced Driveshaft on Demand, a quick and economical replacement program for Meritor Xtended Lube MXL™ and Permalube™ RPL drivelines as well as Spicer® 10 Series and SPL® 170/250 driveshafts. Original equipment dealers and warehouse distributors can order replacement or customizable driveshafts at competitive prices with same-day or next-day shipping arrangements, eliminating […]

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Daimler Trucks North America launches 3D printed parts program

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will make its first delivery of plastic parts produced using 3D printing technologies to its customers in the coming weeks as part of a pilot program. As a market leader and pioneer of emerging technologies, the trucking company is confident that these new technologies will soon play a significant role in […]

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Mack Trucks Partners with Pettys Garage

Mack Trucks and Petty’s Garage, the high-performance speed shop founded in 2008 by NASCAR legend Richard Petty, recently inked a partnership agreement naming Mack the official transportation sponsor for the Garage.  Under the agreement, Petty’s Garage, headquartered in Level Cross, North Carolina, received a 2018 Mack®Pinnacle™ Axle Back model equipped with an MP®8-445C engine to transport […]

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Minimizer launches Super Single Fenders line

Following years of research and development, Minimizer Super Single Fenders have hit the heavy duty trucking aftermarket. “This is something we’ve been working on for a long time,” Minimizer CEO and Chief Visionary Craig Kruckeberg said.  “We had a lot of requests for fenders designed specifically for wide-base tires and didn’t want to release anything […]

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2018 Kenworth Calendar Features Beautiful Images of The World’s Best Trucks

The 2018 Kenworth Calendar features beautiful images of The World’s Best® aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium duty trucks in both scenic and work settings. The new calendar is now available for purchase (www.shopkenworth.com). 2018 Kenworth Wall Calendar The 6-page, 2018 Kenworth Wall Calendar showcases the on-highway flagship T680 Advantage 76-inch sleeper equipped with the PACCAR Powertrain, […]

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Performance Driven: Michael Shank Racing Continues To Impress, Utilizes Two Kenworth T680 Transporters

In the world of auto racing, precision, reliability, and durability are buzzwords for success. For Michael Shank Racing, those words encompass all aspects of his team – from the two Acura NSX GT3 cars the team races, to the Kenworth T680s used to transport the racecars to racetracks across the country and everywhere else in […]

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Kenworth T880S with Con-Tech Manufacturing BridgeKing Package To Be Auctioned at World of Concrete’s CIM Auction

A Kenworth T880S bridge formula mixer chassis will be auctioned at the 12th annual Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program auction Jan. 24 at the World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas. The T880S with a set-forward front axle is equipped with a PACCAR MX-11 engine rated at 430-hp and 1,650 lb-ft of torque, and a […]

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Western Star 5700XE Delivers Christmas Tree to Michigan State Capital

A special load demands a special truck. That’s why a 2018 Western Star 5700XE delivered the official Michigan state Christmas tree to the Capitol building on October 27, 2017. The 5700XE, which was showcased at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in September, traveled from Atlanta to Stephenson, Michigan, so the 61-foot white spruce […]

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Attractive Kenworth T680 Advantage Draws Crowds as Montana Owner-Operator Transports U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Weeks before the U.S. Forest Service announced the choice of owner-operator Larry Spiekermeier and Whitewood Transport to transport the 2017 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Spiekermeier knew he and his company were strong contenders. Larry Spiekermeier of Whitewood Transport is the driver of the Kenworth T680 Advantage U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Tour truck en route to […]

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Navistar OnCommand® Connection Sweepstakes Winner Receives International® Protar®, Equipped with Latest Connected Technology

In an exciting conclusion to its extensive tour of the U.S., an International® ProStar® over-the-road truck was delivered to the winner of Navistar’s OnCommand® Connection Sweepstakes, Houston truck driver Jim McCauley. The delivery took place during a special ceremony hosted by Navistar and TravelCenters of America at the TA® in Baytown, Texas, just east of […]

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