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FTR Reports North American Class 8 Orders for January at 47,200 Units- Highest since 2006

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 orders were at 47,200 units, significantly higher m/m at +28% and y/y up 116%.  January Class 8 orders surpassed even the strong Q4 2014 activity and were only lower than the orders from early 2006. The North American equipment market continues to strengthen as we move into 2018. […]

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Mack Trucks to Demonstrate Zero Emission Capable Drayage Trucks

Mack Trucks will demonstrate two zero-emission capable Class 8 drayage trucks as part of a California-based heavy-duty truck development project designed to help reduce air pollution at freight-intensive locations throughout the state. The project, which will be led by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), will receive funding through a $23.6 million grant […]

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Kenworth Class 8 Trucks Available for Order with Spicer AdvanTEK 40 Tandem Axle

Kenworth has added Dana’s Spicer® AdvanTEK® 40 tandem axle for new Class 8 pickup and delivery, regional haul and linehaul trucks equipped with the Kenworth AG380 or AG400L suspension. Spicer AdvanTEK 40 Tandem Axle “The Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem axle is an excellent, fuel-efficient addition for new Kenworth Class 8 trucks,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth […]

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Mack Brings Wide Range of Class 8 Refuse Trucks to WasteExpo

Mack Trucks’ refuse industry leadership is on full display at WasteExpo 2014 with four Mack® refuse trucks embodying the company’s dedication to reliability and durability. WasteExpo takes place at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center from April 29 to May 1. Visitors to Mack’s display in booth No. 1920 will see firsthand three Mack TerraPro™ Cabover […]

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Kenworth Makes Bendix Front Air Disc Brakes Standard on Class 8 Trucks

Offer Superior Performance, Ease of Maintenance, and Light Weight Design Kenworth Truck Company announced it will make Bendix® ADB22X™ front air disc brakes standard on Kenworth Class 8 tractors and trucks. The Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes have a two-pin floating caliper design that provides a more stringent overall dimension accuracy and consistent force distribution.  […]

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Kenworth Upgrades Factory Fill Engine Oil To Enhance Fuel Economy for Class 8 Diesel Trucks

Known for its highly aerodynamic models with fuel efficient powertrains – such as the Kenworth T680 with the PACCAR MX-13 engine – Kenworth announced it has selected the fuel economy-focused Chevron’s Delo® 400 XLE Synblend SAE 10W-30* as standard factory fill for new Kenworth Class 8 diesel trucks. Delo 400XLE Synblend SAE 10W-30 is premium […]

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Kenworth Adds Bendix eTrac System for 6×2 Suspensions

Kenworth is introducing the Bendix® eTrac™ Air Bag Transfer System for 6×2 suspensions on select models of Kenworth Class 8 trucks. “With one ‘live’ drive axle, trucks with 6×2 axle configurations can offer significant weight savings as well as fuel economy improvements over that of a truck with a traditional 6×4 axle configuration,” said Kevin […]

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