Archive | September, 2014

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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The North Carolina Department of Transportation has ordered 67 Freightliner 114SD severe duty trucks for its fleet.

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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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Peterbilt Introduces New Model 320 Right-Hand Stand-Up Cab

As side-loader collection vehicles continue to gain popularity in residential refuse applications, Peterbilt Motors Company announced a new right-hand stand-up configuration of its recently redesigned low-cab forward Model 320. The redesigned Model 320 was introduced last year with an entirely new ProBilt interior that features superior fit and finish and numerous enhancements that improve operator […]

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Powerfully Efficient: Mack Unveils Mack® MP7® 405SE

Mack Trucks unveiled its newest integrated powertrain offering, the Mack® MP7® 405 Super Econodyne (SE). Available with 405 horsepower and 1,560 lb.-ft. of torque, the MP7 405SE boosts fuel efficiency while delivering all the power required to get the job done. The Super Econodyne system is designed with all-Mack proprietary components for a complete Mack […]

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Western Star Introduces the All-New 5700XE

Adding the industry’s most advanced fuel saving technologies to the industry’s toughest trucks, Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., has now unveiled the all-new 5700XE. “XE – which stands for extreme efficiency – summarizes exactly what this new truck is all about,” said Michael Jackson, general manager, Western Star. “By blending legendary Western Star ruggedness together […]

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Dependable Kenworth C500s Deliver in Extreme Working Conditions for ATK Oilfield Transportation

With a fleet of 65 Kenworth C500s, ATK Oilfield Transportation provides oil rig moving services throughout the oilfields of Western Canada and Texas. Founded by Artie Kos, who previously had built and sold one of the largest privately-held trucking companies in Canada, ATK was launched in 2010 with brand new Kenworth C500s carrying the load. […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Autonomous Assist Driving Technology

Advanced technologies capable of autonomous driving to complement vehicle operators was showcased during the ITS World Congress in Detroit this week. The innovative system was demonstrated on a Peterbilt Model 579 concept truck. “The autonomous truck of the future is an extension of existing, individual systems already available for today’s commercial vehicles,” said Bill Kahn, […]

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S Nychuk Excavating operates a Kenworth T880 52-inch sleeper with 500-hp PACCAR MX-13 engine.

Kenworth T880 Provides Outstanding Performance for Ontario Log Hauler

Steven Nychuk and his company’s drivers must be prepared for just about anything. As an excavating and log hauling company based in Englehart, Ontario, S Nychuk Excavating’s trucks routinely hit deep potholes and hard knobs and climb or descend steep hills when delivering logs from contract sales on Crown forest lands in Ontario’s boreal forest […]

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Utility 3000R

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company and Badger Utility, Inc. Presents Marten Transport with its 10,000th Commemorative Utility Trailer

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 and Badger Utility, Inc. are pleased to present longtime customer, Marten Transport Ltd. their 10,000th trailer with a special commemorative Utility 3000R® refrigerated trailer. Founded in Mondovi, Wisconsin, by Roger Marten, […]

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Needing a reliable truck tough enough to easily handle mooring the Goodyear Blimp, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company chose a modified Mack® Granite® model as a mast truck for its iconic cargo.

Goodyear Chooses Mack Granite to Moor Blimp

It takes a tough truck to control a massive airship while it’s not in flight. So when The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company needed a highly reliable, highly customized truck to handle mooring the latest generation of the world-famous Goodyear blimp, the company chose a Mack® Granite® model. The Mack Granite model used to haul […]

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Kenworth T680 52-inch Sleeper

Kenworth Introduces Allison Transmission’s FuelSense for Class 8 and Medium Duty Trucks

Kenworth has introduced Allison’s FuelSense™ packages for new Kenworth Class 8 and medium duty trucks specified with Allison Highway Series™ and Rugged Duty Series™ automatic transmissions. Allison’s FuelSense delivers a unique package of software and electronic controls that target critical components of a truck’s duty cycle to help enhance fuel savings. FuelSense incorporates features that […]

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