Archive | April, 2016

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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International Truck Adds Side Roll Protection System for Class 8 Trucks

International Truck announced it now offers IMMI’s RollTek® seat as an option on its International® ProStar® Class 8 on-highway trucks. “Our commitment to incorporating the most advanced collision mitigation technology systems have demonstrated the potential to make a real difference in improving driver safety,” said Bill Kozek, president, Truck and Parts. “Incorporating the advanced RollTek […]

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Great Dane Terre Haute Facility Names Bryan R. Fisher Employee of the Year

Great Dane’s Terre Haute Facility proudly names Bryan R. Fisher as the 2015 recipient of their inaugural Employee of the Year Award. Fisher has devoted over 22 years of service to Great Dane. “We would like to honor Bryan for his excellent work performance at the Great Dane Terre Haute Facility. The way he has […]

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Kenworth Names 2016 PACCAR MX Engine Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2016 Kenworth PACCAR MX Engine Council.   Leading service managers and directors at Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the council, which assists the company in developing guidelines for service improvements to enhance support for the PACCAR MX-11 and MX-13 engines. The council is led […]

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International Truck Names Tallman Truck Centre 2015 North American Dealer of the Year

Carolina International Trucks named Medium Duty Dealer of the Year and Regional International named Parts and Service Dealer of the Year International Truck recently honored Tallman Truck Centre in Ontario, Canada, as its North American Dealer of the Year at their Annual Dealer Meeting in Schaumburg, Illinois. In addition, International Truck named Carolina International Trucks […]

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