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Kenworth Adds Next Generation of PACCAR Proprietary Engines for 2013

Kenworth is enhancing its engine line-up for 2013 with the addition of the next generation of PACCAR proprietary engines, which are designed to deliver industry-leading performance, reliability and fuel efficiency. Kenworth customers can now specify the new PACCAR MX-13, PACCAR PX-9 and PACCAR PX-7 engines on new Kenworth truck orders placed through Kenworth dealers in […]

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Caterpillar On-Highway Engines Now Available for Glider Kit Trucks or Repowers at Kustom Truck

A factory re-man Caterpillar engine allows customers with older trucks the option of new truck engine warranty rather than limited overhaul warranty coverage. The OEM re-man Cat is also the perfect choice for the exploding Glider Kit Truck market. With the recent surge in Glider Kit Truck sales, the option for a factory re-man Caterpillar […]

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Ford Begins Production of V10-Equipped F-650s

The long-awaited addition of the 6.8-liter V10 gasoline engine to Ford Motor Co.’s F-650 medium-duty chassis is now reality as the automaker began building V10-equipped models Aug. 15 at its plant in Escobedo, Mexico. Ford added that production of its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks will shift from Escobedo to its Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, […]

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Navistar Turns to Cummins for 15-liter Engines, SCR Systems

Beginning early next year, the Cummins ISX15 engine will be offered as a part of International’s on-highway truck line-up, Navistar International Corp. said Thursday. The truck maker also will be using an emissions aftertreatment system provided by Cummins in its Maxxforce engine line. The announcement comes less than a month after the Navistar said it would […]

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New Mack Powertrain Improves Fuel Efficiency

Let’s say you’ve bought a new Mack Pinnacle tractor and it’s now hitched to a flatbed trailer that’s loaded to the rubrails with lumber or bagged concrete or some other heavy commodity. You’ve told your driver that he should upshift at really low revs—1,400 rpm. Ha ha—of course he won’t drive it that way. You […]

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Peterbilt to Offer 12-liter NG Engine

Peterbilt Motors Co. on Friday, June 22, announced that it will offer the natural gas Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine in 2013. The engine, which will be rated up to 400 hp and 1,450 pounds of torque, features spark ignition technology and a three-way catalyst and can be configured with an liquefied natural gas or […]

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United States : Cummins Signs Agreement to Purchase SCR Doser Assets from Hilite International

Cummins Inc., announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets associated with the emissions control products of Hilite International. Hilite’s selective catalytic reduction (SCR) doser technology will become part of Cummins Emission Solutions (CES), allowing Cummins to serve all major market applications with a Cummins doser. SCR doser technology is a […]

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Cummins 1Q Net Rises 33% On Stronger-Than-Expected Sales

Cummins Inc.’s (CMI) first-quarter earnings rose 33% as the truck engines and power-generation-systems maker’s sales and margins continued to grow. Cummins has seen its earnings soar for more than two years as strong demand for truck engines and parts in North America and other key markets continued to drive sales, despite truck manufacturers’ attempts in […]

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Forbes Earnings Preview: PACCAR

In the month leading up to the Paccar‘s (PCAR) first quarter earnings announcement slated for Tuesday, April 24, 2012, expectations have risen for the upcoming results. The consensus analyst estimate has gone from 76 cents per share to the current projection of earnings of 78 cents per share. What to Expect: Analysts’ estimates are up […]

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Leading Fleets Take Delivery of World’s First Commercially Available Hybrid Hydraulic Parcel Delivery Trucks

PASADENA, CA, Apr 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Members of the Hybrid, Electric and Advanced Truck Users Forum (HTUF) Parcel Delivery Working Group have announced the receipt of their hydraulic hybrid package delivery evaluation vehicles from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), Morgan Olson and Parker Hannifin. FedEx Ground, Purolator, and UPS each purchased an […]

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Engine Testing Company to Open Facility in Purdue Research Park

Automotive Robotics Proving Labs Inc. and Purdue University officials announced plans to open a nearly 50,000-square-foot engine test facility and create 30 jobs in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette. “This new facility supports Caterpillar by performing state-of-the-art testing on engines that meet tough new emission and fuel economy requirements.” The $10 million facility […]

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Hybrid Truck to Make Record-Breaking Bid

  Mean Green, billed as the world’s fastest hybrid truck, will be driven at Wendover Airfield, Utah, on April 27 in an attempt to reach speeds above 165 mph and beat its own world speed records. The Volvo-built truck is the current record holder in the standing 500 meter, standing kilometer, and flying kilometer international […]

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