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100,000th PACCAR MX-13 Engine Produced in North America

The 100,000th PACCAR MX-13 engine produced for North America was recently presented to Kenan Advantage Group (KAG) which will operate the landmark engine in a Peterbilt Model 579, Peterbilt Motors Company announced. “PACCAR’s MX-13 engine continues to achieve new levels of success through exceptional fuel economy, reliability and performance. It is the ideal engine for […]

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Mack Adds Mack MP8 505C+ to Engine Lineup

Designed for customers seeking a powerful high-performing 13-liter engine, Mack Trucks announced its newest powertrain offering – the Mack® MP8® 505C+. Built on the 13-liter MP8 engine platform, the MP8 505C+ offers 505 horsepower and 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque. The MP8 505C+ delivers the maximum amount of torque in all gears to maximize fuel efficiency, […]

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Navistar to Consolidate Engine Manufacturing to Improve Utilization, Drive Cost Improvements

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced the consolidation of mid-range engine manufacturing, an important next step in its turnaround efforts. As a result, the company will move mid-range engine production at its Huntsville, Ala., plant to Melrose Park, Ill. Navistar will continue to build its 13-liter engine at its Huntsville, Ala., big bore engine plant. […]

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Kenworth T680 with PACCAR MX-13 Engine Lowers Costs for Oregon Open-Deck Carrier

Central Oregon Truck Co. Sees 0.5 MPG Improvement with PACCAR MX-13 Engine CEO Rick Williams of Central Oregon Truck Company (COTC) has discovered that he can have the best of both worlds. Williams said the performance of the Kenworth T680 equipped with a 76-inch sleeper and a 455-hp PACCAR MX-13 engine taught him that he […]

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Volvo Trucks Offers Increased Fuel Efficiency Benefits in 2014 Engines

Volvo Trucks announced that all model year 2014 Volvo engines will offer fuel efficiency improvements as a result of optimized and enhanced engine componentry. Customers purchasing a Volvo truck equipped with a 2014 Volvo D11, D13 or D16 engine will see an increase in fuel efficiency ranging from .5 to 2 percent, offering a significant […]

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Navistar Adds Cummins ISB for Trucks and Buses

Navistar International Corporation announced the expansion of its medium-duty engine offerings to include the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine for International® DuraStar® medium-duty trucks and IC Bus™ CE Series school buses. “Adding the proven, market accepted Cummins ISB to our line-up is a key part of our strategy to offer our customers the most comprehensive medium-duty […]

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Navistar and Cummins Reach Major Milestone of 10,000 Orders

Navistar, Inc. announced they have secured more than 10,000 orders for International®  Trucks powered by the Cummins ISX15 engine and Cummins SCR aftertreatment system. The announcement comes seven months after the re-introduction of the industry leading truck and engine combination. “The International ProStar with ISX has a strong reputation within the industry and we are […]

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The MACK® MP8 Econodyne®+ is the latest innovation in the Econodyne engine family for highway applications, offering 505 horsepower and 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque when operating at top gear. The MP8 Econodyne+ engine is available on MACK® Pinnacle™ model highway tractors.

Mack Delivers Greater Power, Fuel Efficiency with MACK® MP8 Econodyne®+ Engine

Mack Trucks introduced the newest generation of the MACK® Econodyne® family, the MACK MP8 Econodyne+, a powerful and high-performing engine ideal for on-highway customers who require additional muscle to move their loads. The 13-liter MP8 Econodyne + engine is available in MACK Pinnacle™ models and offers 505 horsepower with 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque when operating […]

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Kenworth and PACCAR Financial Offer Extended Engine Warranty for New T680s with PACCAR MX-13

Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Financial have introduced an Extended Engine Warranty Program available to qualifying customers who purchase new Kenworth T680s equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines and finance through PACCAR Financial. Under the program, Kenworth customers may receive a 3-year / 400,000-mile comprehensive and aftertreatment extended warranty for the PACCAR MX-13 when ordered with […]

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Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul Program Gives New Life to D12 Engines

Volvo Trucks is now offering a three-year, 350,000 mile warranty for Volvo D12 engine owners who want to increase the longevity of their current vehicles with the Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul (GO™) program. “Volvo’s Guaranteed Overhaul program provides a flexible and economical option for maximizing the life of a vehicle and improving uptime,” said James Chenier, […]

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Kenworth Offers Extended Protection Plans for 2013 PACCAR PX-7 and PX-9 Engines

Kenworth now offers Extended Protection Plans for the new 2013 PACCAR PX-7 and PX-9 engines. The 6.7-liter PACCAR PX-7 delivers superior performance, minimizes operational costs and maximizes uptime for medium duty customers. The engine has a standard base warranty of 2 years with no mileage limit. The 8.9-liter PACCAR PX-9 possesses one of the highest […]

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Kenworth Offers Extended Protection Plans For New 2013 PACCAR MX-13 Engine

Kenworth Truck Company is offering Extended Protection Plans for the new 2013 PACCAR MX-13 engine. The 12.9-liter PACCAR MX-13 engine is designed to meet the demands of heavy duty truck applications and to deliver industry-leading performance, reliability and fuel efficiency. The engine is available for Kenworth Class 8 models, including the Kenworth T660, T680, T700, […]

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