Archive | March, 2018

Kenworth T680 Now Available For Order with PACCAR MX-11 Engine Paired with PACCAR Automated Transmission

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now available for order for the first time with the combination of the PACCAR MX-11 engine and the new PACCAR Automated Transmission, which is designed for linehaul and regional haul applications up to 110,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The PACCAR MX-11 engine offers up to 430 hp and 1,650 lb.-ft. of […]

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Mack Anthem® Models Anchor Mack Lineup at 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show

Mack Trucks will highlight the versatility and driver comfort of its highway, regional haul and vocational models with an impressive lineup of eight Mack® models at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show March 22–24 in Louisville, Kentucky. Visitors to Mack booth No. 34105 at the Kentucky Exposition Center will have the opportunity to experience the new […]

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Hyliion HE Drive Axle Wins Jim Winsor Technical Achievement Award

A powered auxiliary axle for road tractors from Hyliion, a recent start-up company, won the 2018 Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievement Award, the awards committee has announced.   Called 6x4HE, the fuel-saving electric drive-axle system was selected from five finalists by a panel of truck writers, and presented Wednesday, March 7, during the Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual meeting […]

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New and unique for North America! The first 4-axle double drop with steerable pin-on flip

A steerable fourth pin-on flip axle is the latest option for the MegaMAX double drop from trailer manufacturer Faymonville. A brand new and unique feature for North America! The tool helps to increase the legal pay load and to ensure even more versatility going from state to state. Using state-of-the-art king pin steering, the new […]

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Mack Trucks Now Offers Mack® Granite® with Increased Ground Clearance for Underbody Scrapers

Mack Trucks spotlighted the Mack® Granite® Axle Forward model featuring increased ground clearance for underbody scrapers, making it ideal for snow removal. Mack made the announcement at the 2018 Work Truck Show, March 6-9, at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Mack now offers the Granite model, Mack’s ultimate workhorse, with a six-inch increase in chassis […]

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Mack® Granite® MHD Enhancements Increase Application Flexibility

Mack Trucks today announced several new enhancements to its Mack Granite Medium Heavy Duty (MHD) model, increasing its versatility and enabling even more cost-effective choices for customers demanding a durable but lighter work truck. Mack made the announcement during the 2018 Work Truck Show, March 6–9, at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. The enhancements include […]

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Pilot Flying J Truck Care at Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition

On March 5 through March 8, the trucking industry gathered in Atlanta, GA to discuss and experience the latest industry trends in vehicle maintenance and design at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. New to the exhibition this year, as the largest operator of travel centers in North America, […]

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Peterbilt Work Truck & Medium Duty Product Lineup News

Peterbilt Work Truck Product Lineup on Display at NTEA Peterbilt Motors Company proudly displayed its product lineup at the National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show® in Indianapolis. Peterbilt models displayed included: Model 220 in sweeper and refuse container configurations, a Model 337 box van, Model 348 water truck and a Model 567 crane truck. […]

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International Truck Unveils The International® MV™ Series New Medium-Duty Truck Completes Entire Company Product Portfolio Refresh

International Truck today launched its new Class 6/7 International® MV™ Series at the 2018 Work Truck Show. The MV Series launch completes the company’s Project Horizon product refresh, and reflects that initiative’s improved cab design, along with the same driver-centric enhancements already launched in Class 8 vehicles. “Project Horizon was focused on delivering new levels of […]

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Eco Flaps, the rapidly growing provider of ecologically sound splash guards changing fleet performance throughout the trucking industry, is proud to offer one of the most adaptable aerodynamic solutions on the market today. Although Eco Flaps are classified as SmartWay, CARB and GHG2 approved, these typically refer to 48- or 53-foot dry van or reefer […]

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Freightliner Trucks Features Vocational, Medium-Duty and Alternative-Fuel Solutions at 2018 Work Truck Show

Visitors to the Freightliner Trucks booth at the 2018 Work Truck Show explored a wide breadth of truck models, as well as powertrain and connectivity solutions that meet the needs of vocational applications during the exhibit from March 7-9, 2018. “All of our vocational and medium-duty products are designed for applications requiring reliable products,” said Kelly […]

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Vehicle Software Updates Done in Minutes Thanks to Mack® Over The Air

Mack Trucks continues to expand its extensive suite of uptime services with the rollout of Mack® Over The Air. Mack Over The Air enables remote software updates for powertrain components and vehicle parameters for Mack trucks equipped with Mack 2017 or newer engines. Mack gave an update of this rollout at the American Trucking Associations’ […]

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