Archive | April, 2015

Kenworth T680 Advantage Achieves Up To 10 Percent Fuel Economy Gain

There’s more good news on the fuel economy front for fleets and truck operators. The latest Kenworth T680 Advantage – Kenworth’s fuel-efficiency leader – has gained up to 10 percent* in fuel efficiency compared to a standard Kenworth T680 built in 2013. “That’s a huge benefit for customers, and why we call it the T680 […]

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AeroSmart & SmartAdvantage Packages Now Available for Freightliner Cascadia

The Freightliner Cascadia® can now be spec’d with the new AeroSmart and SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain packages. These options are designed to further enhance the industry-leading efficiency and performance of the Cascadia. “Our objective is to always provide our customers with impactful solutions that will help them lower their Real Cost of Ownership,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director […]

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Western Star’s “Get Tough” Trucks were on View at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show

There may be a lot of challenging applications in trucking, but there’s no job that’s too tough for Western Star trucks. Visitors to the Western Star booth (#30185) at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) experienced first-hand those solutions for the roughest applications, and see how Western Star trucks can tackle any challenge. Highlights at […]

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Kenworth Launches ICON 900 Limited Edition

Kenworth announced a customized limited edition, premium truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Kenworth will offer the ICON 900 in a limited production run and is already accepting orders. There’s no truck on the road that garners more attention and double-takes than a Kenworth W900L, and Kenworth has taken it to another level. “Timeless, classic […]

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International Truck Introduces Enhancements to International ProStar ES

At the Mid-America Trucking Show, International® Truck announced new enhancements to its industry-leading fuel efficiency package —the International® ProStar® ES. First introduced in December 2014, the ProStar ES, short for efficiency specification, features industry-leading aerodynamics, the most fuel-efficient powertrain/transmission combinations available in the industry and a number of other advanced technologies. Together, these features enable […]

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XE Volvo

Volvo Trucks Expands Lineup of Fuel Efficient XE Powertrain Packages

Volvo Trucks showcased its latest fuel efficiency improvements, including a new XE – eXceptional Efficiency – powertrain package for linehaul applications, at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. Like Volvo’s other XE packages, XE super direct drive improves fuel efficiency by lowering engine rpms at a given vehicle speed – a concept Volvo […]

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