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Four cities added to Freightliner’s ‘Hardest Working Cities’

Freightliner announced New York City, Charlotte, Edmonton and Seattle-Tacoma have been named to its Hardest Working Cities list.

NACFE releases report, website to help fleets make more informed fuel efficiency investments

The report’s goal is to help truck buyers wade through the complexities of fuel economy testing and fuel efficiency claims to make more informed buying decisions when it comes to ...

Chinese tire OEM gears up for entry into U.S. market

Triangle Tire USA hopes to break into the U.S. market before summer of this year.

Grab handle wins Paccar Inventor’s Award

A popular option on Paccar trucks since its launch in March 2014, the hydroformed stainless steel grab handle reduces wind noise.

Emission mandates steering engineers to better MPGs, performance

Following the Volkswagen diesel debacle, a higher level of scrutiny is expected as emissions mandates continue to tighten.
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Daimler Trucks set to layoff up to 1,000 workers at N.C. truck plant

Freightliner parent company Daimler said in its layoff notice it expects the cuts to be temporary, citing “a sustained reduction in orders and diminished build rate” at the plant as ...

Young techs offer carriers recruiting, retention advice

It’s no secret that a critical shortage of diesel techs looms large over the industry, and the techs of tomorrow are keenly aware of how and where to seek out ...

Eaton introduces EverTough self-adjusting clutches

Eaton has added a new self-adjusting clutch to the company’s lineup of aftermarket products. The new EverTough by Eaton Self-Adjust clutch has been engineered specifically for aftermarket applications and eliminates ...

Synthetic diesel benefits, drawbacks still unclear, engine makers say

In earlier tests, the synthetic fuel produced impressive emissions results that beat conventional diesel. Piquing even more interest is the fact that it can be used as a direct diesel ...

Kenworth opens Shreveport, La. dealership

Kenworth of Louisiana-Shreveport recently opened a facility about a half mile south of Interstate 20.

Volvo granted exemption to mount sensor lower on windshield than regs allow

Volvo has been granted an exemption by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to place a rain and ambient light sensor on the windshield of trucks in an area lower ...

Isuzu expands NPR cabover family

Isuzu has added Class 4 brawn and performance to its popular medium-duty cabover truck stable at Class 3 pricing and operating costs.

PacLease adds nine new locations across U.S.

PacLease has recently added nine new locations to its franchise network across the United States.

Kenworth NE Group relocates South Boston dealership to Brockton, Mass.

Kenworth Northeast Group has relocated its South Boston dealership to a newly renovated 40,000 square-foot facility that’s accessible from three expressways – Massachusetts routes 3 and 24 and Interstate 95.

Chevron launches PC-11 public information campaign

Late last week the ASTM International’s Automotive Lubricants Subcommittee approved the new Proposed Category 11 (API CK-4 and API FA-4) specifications for the next generation of heavy duty diesel engine ...