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Minimizer’s tire-mounted work benches now available through distribution network

Aftermarket product provider Minimizer has since the March unveiling of its Tandem Wheel Work Bench sold out of the product twice — a sign of the market demand of a ...

Meritor WABCO enhances OnGuard platform (with video)

Meritor WABCO estimates the stationary functionality of OnGuardACTIVE could eliminate up to 4,500 crashes annually.

Volvo offers a deep-dive look at its new Adaptive Loading system

Last week, on a stretch of I-84 running through the Utah-Idaho border, Volvo gave an in-depth look at the new 6x2 front lift axle to highlight the various safety, efficiency ...

Paccar delivers 100,000th North American MX-13 engine

The 100,000th Paccar MX-13 engine produced for North America was recently presented to Kenan Advantage Group, who will operate the engine in a Peterbilt Model 579.
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New Kenworth cruise control system now in production

Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new T680 and T880 models specified with the Paccar MX-13 engine.

Kenworth delivers first Icon 900 tractor

The first Kenworth Icon 900 limited edition tractor was recently delivered to long-time Kenworth customer Keim TS.

Volvo, Mack partner with Omnitracs to develop future fleet management services

Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks today entered into a memorandum of understanding with Omnitracs, provider of fleet management, routing and predictive analytics systems, to develop future fleet management ...

NACFE releases in-depth low rolling resistance tire study and recommendations

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released an in-depth report detailing acceptance and real-world use of low rolling resistance tires. The report includes Decision Making Tools to help ...

APU evolution: Changes in power needs, technology push vendors to up their game

Anti-idling laws now are the norm across the country and are so firmly entrenched in the public’s mind that parked trucks with engines running – once so commonplace, they attracted ...

The connected vehicle: work together or go at it alone?

Equipment manufacturers have a vision for the connected vehicle. And so do telematics providers. Both want to use technology to make vehicles safer, more efficient and productive.

Volvo, Mack offering pre-paid preventive maintenance plans

Volvo and Mack have introduced a pre-paid preventive maintenance plan that covers model year 2011 and newer trucks.

Volvo honored for energy reduction efforts

Volvo Group North America recently was honored with a 2015 Energy Award from the Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) for its efforts to reduce energy usage at its manufacturing facilities. ...

Knight celebrates 25th anniversary with custom Volvo VNL 670 trucks

Knight Transportation has selected Volvo Trucks to supply 38 specially-decorated Volvo VNL 670 models to recognize its 25th anniversary.

Waste heat recovery: An old theory finds new life – but will it work for every trucking application?

One possible approach to greater diesel engine efficiency is the use of waste heat recovery systems. But what is a waste heat recovery system? How does it work? Is it ...