Archive | February, 2015

New Model 6 Drive Axles Now Available from Detroit

Detroit Diesel Corporation (Detroit) introduced new Model 6 Detroit™ Drive Axles. Available in single drive 4×2 or tandem 6×2 configurations with ratios from 2.28 – 5.88, the new axles are designed with the latest features and technology, ultimately resulting in a smoother performance and better fuel economy. Model 6 Drive Axles include new features, such […]

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Volvo Trucks’ New Maintenance Intervals Reduce Customers’ Costs

Volvo Trucks in North America extended its recommended maintenance intervals for diesel engine oil and diesel particulate filters (DPFs) on all model year 2011 and newer Volvo trucks equipped with Volvo’s D11, D13 or D16 engines. The longer intervals can save customers thousands of dollars during the life of a truck. For engine oil and […]

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Visit NextTruck at the 2015 Work Truck Show

The Work Truck Show 2015, North America’s largest vocational truck event returns to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN March 4-6. North America’s largest work truck event covers more than 500,000 square feet of space. The Work Truck Show is the place to check out the latest innovations, including: Truck chassis, bodies and equipment […]

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Online Tool Helps Volvo Trucks Customers Select Most Efficient Powertrain

Volvo Trucks in North America is assisting customers in finding the best powertrain torque package for their operation through a recently launched and easy-to-use online survey. Using the theme “Don’t Go Power Crazy,” Volvo is promoting the survey with several short videos emphasizing the importance of using the right amount of power for the job. […]

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Kenworth and PACCAR Financial Offer Class 8 Extended Warranty Program

Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Financial are offering an Extended Warranty Program for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks financed through PACCAR Financial. Under the program, Kenworth customers may receive a 3-year / 300,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty by choosing PACCAR Financial to finance purchases of new Kenworth Class 8 trucks […]

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Peterbilt Showcasing Fuel Efficiency at TMC

Peterbilt Motors Company is bringing its best in fuel economy to the TMC Annual Meeting with its aerodynamic flagship Model 579 EPIQ – which includes the PACCAR MX-13 engine – and a separate MX-13 standalone display so attendees can get a closer look at the ground-breaking engine. “The Model 579 EPIQ is revolutionizing the industry […]

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Volvo Trucks to Highlight Connected Vehicle Technologies, Fuel Efficiency at TMC 2015

Advanced connected vehicle technologies and fuel-efficient solutions will be featured in the Volvo Trucks booth at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) 2015 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition Feb. 16-19 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Volvo will showcase a Volvo VNM 200 model powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and a […]

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Mack® mDRIVE™ HD to be Available and Standard in the Mack Granite®

As further evidence of Mack’s commitment to application excellence, Mack Trucks unveiled a heavy-duty version of its game-changing Mack® mDRIVE™ automated manual transmission. The mDRIVE HD will be available as standard equipment on orders as of March in the rugged Mack Granite® model, offering improved performance for demanding on- and off-road applications. Mack made the […]

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Kenworth T680s Provide Savings and Driver Comfort for Celadon’s Expedited Teams

The first thing you notice when you talk about drivers at Celadon is a correction to the term. “The term driver is not in our vocabulary here at Celadon,” said Nate Roberts, Celadon’s vice president of specialized services.  “We call them partners, because that’s what they are. We have great team members at the home […]

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Volvo Trucks Launches Long-Haul VAH 630 Autohauler Model

Adding to its lineup of Volvo Autohauler (VAH) models, Volvo Trucks in North America introduced the Volvo VAH 630, a premium sleeper version for long-haul operations. The VAH family, which Volvo Trucks launched in March 2011, already includes day cab and smaller sleeper VAH models for local and regional automobile transport applications. “We are pleased […]

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International WorkStar Now Available with Cummins ISB6.7 Engine

International® Truck announced the availability of the International® WorkStar® vocational truck powered by the Cummins ISB6.7 engine. The WorkStar is the second International truck model to feature the ISB6.7 as an engine option, following the International DuraStar® which has been in market with Cummins ISB6.7 since December 2013. “Adding the market-accepted Cummins ISB6.7 to our […]

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New Options Now Available for Freightliner Medium Duty Trucks

Freightliner Trucks announced new option packages that are now available to order for its Class 6/7 market-leading M2 106. The new packages were introduced at the 2014 Work Truck Show. “We know our medium-duty customers want options that enhance productivity, efficiency and driver recruitment, and we are delivering smart solutions on all levels,” said Mary […]

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