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Western Star Updates HVAC System on 5700XE and 4700 Models

New improvements to the HVAC systems of Western Star 5700XE and 4700 models means cabs will be cooler in the summer, warmer in the winter and quieter year-round. Other changes include more precise temperature controls and faster window defrosts. The improved HVAC system will be standard on Western Star’s 5700XE and 4700 models beginning in […]

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Kenworth Sales Co. Opens New Parts and Service Location in Ogden to Serve Northern Utah

Kenworth Sales Co. has opened a new parts and service location in the West Haven suburb of Ogden to provide parts and service support t o customers in Northern Utah.  The new Ogden location includes two buildings totaling 8,800 square feet, with a 4-bay service department and a 5,400-square-foot parts department. The facility is at […]

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Truck Centers, Inc. May Parts Specials

Truck Centers, Inc. May Parts Specials have been posted at http://www.truckcentersinc.com/–parts-specials. Contact your TCI OPS or parts department to take advantage of great deals on 39MT starters, Phillips Air Lines, Haldex Air Hose Assemblies, Proline HD OEM Sealed Brake Chambers, Hendrickson Bushing Kits and much more…

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Cooper Tire Launches New Roadmaster RM332 WB Wide Base Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires with the introduction of the new RM332 WB heavy-duty wide base tire in size 425/65R22.5. The RM332 WB is designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications. The Roadmaster RM332 WB has a specially designed rib-type tread pattern to withstand […]

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Utility Trailer Manufacturing Celebrates 75,000th Dry Van Milestone

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers is pleased to announce that it has surpassed another major milestone at its Glade Spring, Virginia manufacturing plant when Pottle’s Transportation, based in Bangor, Maine, purchased the plant’s 75,000th 4000D-X Composite® […]

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Mack Trucks Unleashes 2017 Engine Lineup Boosting Power Productivity and Efficiency

Mack Trucks revealed the next step in the evolution of its integrated powertrain by introducing its 2017 Mack® MP® series engines, bringing significant improvements in fuel efficiency, power and productivity, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Thanks to several upgrades and enhancements, the new engines boost fuel efficiency from 2.1 to 8.8 percent compared with prior […]

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Volvo Uses Knowledge Gained From SuperTruck to Increase Efficiency, Performance in 2017 Powertrain Lineup

Key learnings from Volvo’s SuperTruck efforts played a critical role in the design and engineering of Volvo Trucks North America’s recently introduced 2017 powertrain, delivering improved fuel efficiency and performance to customers. The development of several new features, such as the wave piston, turbo compounding and a common rail fuel injection system, was supported by […]

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PACCAR to Release the Allison TC10 Transmission in Peterbilt Chassis

PACCAR has started an engineering program with Allison Transmission to release the fully automatic Allison TC10® in the latest PACCAR models. The TC10 transmission will be offered in Kenworth T680 and T880 and Peterbilt Models 567 and 579 with both PACCAR and Cummins engines. “We are looking forward to offering the TC10 to our Peterbilt […]

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International Truck Unveils Fourth HX™ Series Model

HX Series Line-up is Complete with the Launch of the HX520 Model at Truck World TORONTO, /PRNewswire/ — At this week’s Truck World Show, International Truck unveiled its fourth model of the International® HX™ Series line-up, the HX520—a 120″ BBC set-forward axle truck or tractor designed to serve the heavy haul tractor, construction dump and platform […]

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Volvo Trucks Delivers 100,000th Truck Equipped with I-Shift

Volvo Trucks North America recently delivered the 100,000th truck equipped with its groundbreaking I-Shift automated manual transmission (AMT). The landmark truck, a Volvo VNL 670 model, was presented to Watkins & Shepard Trucking during a brief reception at Transport Equipment, a Volvo Trucks dealer in Missoula, Montana. Originally introduced in Europe in 2001, the Volvo […]

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Mack Announces Truck World 2016 Booth Lineup

Mack Trucks will display six models at Truck World 2016 in Toronto, showcasing its ability to meet the needs of customers through a commitment to application excellence. Visitors to Mack booth No. 1005 will also have an opportunity to learn more about the recently announced Mack mDRIVE™ HD 13- and 14-speed automated manual transmissions and […]

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Cummins-led Team to Develop Plug-in Hybrid that Reduces Fuel Use by 50%

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today announced the company was awarded a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50 percent over conventional Class 6 vehicles. When fully loaded, Class 6 vehicles weigh between approximately 19,000 […]

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