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Kenworth Adds Two New Ratings for PACCAR MX-13 Engine

Kenworth has added two new ratings for the 12.9-liter PACCAR MX-13 engine available for the Kenworth T680, T880 and W990. The PACCAR MX-13 engine brings efficiency and flexibility together into one, high-performance solution. The first new rating of 405 hp and 1,650 lb-ft of torque provides constant power for line haul applications, enhances integration with […]

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TRUCK-LITE LAUNCHES SECOND-GENERATION ROAD READY™ SYSTEM AT TMC ANNUAL MEETING

Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide leader in heavy-duty and off-road lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, announced the release of its second-generation Road Ready system at the TMC Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.   The latest development from Road Ready focuses on the master control unit (MCU), which effectively serves as the brains behind the system. […]

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Mack Trucks Displays Second-Generation PHEV Class 8 Drayage Truck at CARB Showcase

Mack Trucks today displayed its second-generation zero-emission capable Class 8 drayage truck at the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Low Carbon Transportation Heavy-Duty Showcase in Sacramento, California. The plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) truck, which is based on a Mack® Pinnacle™ axle back daycab, has been operating in revenue service with a customer drayage fleet for more […]

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MVT Solutions Certified Testing of MICHELIN Energy Guard Demonstrates 10 Gallons of Fuel Savings per 1,000 miles

Michelin North America, Inc., recentlylaunched MICHELIN® Energy Guard, a SmartWay®-verified aerodynamic trailer solution kit, for use on 53-foot dry-van truck load, refrigerated-truck load and other long-haul and super-regional applications. Now, after third-party fuel testing1 by Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions (MVT Solutions), the Michelin Energy Guard aerodynamic solution boasts proven results: 10 gallons in fuel savings every 1,000 miles, […]

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FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Stay in Mid-20,000 Range for February

FTR reports preliminary trailer orders for February at 24,000 units, -9% m/m and -27% y/y.  February was the third month in row that trailer orders were in the mid-20,000’s as some van OEM’s are basically solid out for 2019, with few build slots left open. Dry van fleets that need trailers this year are grabbing […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Powertrain, New Exterior Options at TMC

Peterbilt is showcasing its on-highway Model 579, featuring new exterior options and the proprietary PACCAR Powertrain, at the 2019 edition of the American Trucking Associations Technology Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. “Peterbilt’s presence at the TMC Annual Meeting is an opportunity to connect with many of our loyal customers and showcase new […]

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NAVISTAR ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVES TO FURTHER DRIVE CUSTOMER UPTIME

Demonstrating its relentless commitment to maximize customer Uptime, Navistar announced new initiatives that will enhance customers’ ability to keep their trucks on the road and improve their bottom line. To expedite parts deliveries to customers, Navistar is establishing a new Parts Distribution Center (PDC) in Memphis, Tennessee, while also enhancing its dealer parts inventory management […]

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NextTruck 2019 Media Kit

NextTruck releases their 2019 Media Kit. NextTruck offers simple and economical advertising solutions along with complete marketing solutions to meet your marketing goals and objectives. Sellers can list their products and services for a flat rate fee or choose the ‘List for Free, Pay for Results’ program. With a combination of online media and attendance […]

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Great Dane Showcases How ‘Great Doesn’t Stop’ at TMC Exhibition

Great Dane will be showcasing several new trailer innovations and value-added services at the 2019 Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition. The event is being held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, from March 18-20. Great Dane’s display at Booth #440 will introduce its new “Great Doesn’t […]

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P.S.I. Announces Release of Their Latest Tire Management Product – TireView™

During a press conference held today in conjunction with the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council 2019 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) announced the release of their tire pressure monitoring system, TireView™ for trucks, tractors and trailers. TireView is the latest tire management product from P.S.I.  It is a […]

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Michelin Introduces All-Season, Heavy-Duty Tire for Light-Truck Applications That Answers Commercial Demands

Michelin North America, Inc., is launching the new MICHELIN® Agilis® CrossClimate® tire for today’s small-business owners and commercial fleets. This tire was designed specifically for ¾- and 1-ton pick-up trucks and vans used in commercial applications, as well as for European van platforms that have become increasingly popular in the North American market. These vehicles are seen increasingly […]

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Mitchell 1 Enhances TruckSeries with 1Search Plus

During a press conference held today in conjunction with the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council 2019 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, Mitchell 1 unveiled the latest enhancement to its TruckSeries truck repair software suite, 1Search™ Plus. The 1Search™ Plus interface now incorporated into TruckSeries streamlines the vehicle technician’s job with an easy-to-use graphical design […]

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