Equipment

Chevy puts $40k sticker price on re-entry into cabover market

The new trucks, based on Isuzu’s N-Series, are offered in regular-cab and crew-cab body styles, with either a 6.0L V-8 gas engine, a 3.0L turbo-diesel engine, or a 5.2L turbo-diesel ...

WABCO, Cummins ink air-compressor deal

WABCO now becomes the exclusive supplier to Cummins in North America for air compressors applied in trucks, buses and industrial equipment.

Truck makers report declining truck orders, falling revenues in first quarter

Daimler, Volvo and Paccar all reported a drop in sales and revenues compared to the same quarter last year.

Is a heavier Class 3 Sprinter on tap?

Considering Mercedes' Sprinter 4x4 and Metris were each brought stateside following European launches, it's not beyond reason to expect Sprinter to offer the heavier Class 3 van in the coming ...

New wide-base heavy haul tire from Roadmaster

Designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications, the Roadmaster RM332 WB has a specially designed rib-type tread pattern to withstand heavy haul driving, on- or off-road.

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Carrier Transicold adds to solar panel line

The solar panels are designed specifically to maintain TRU battery charge and can be installed on the roofs of trailers and truck bodies.

FMCSA says hundreds of recalled Volvo trucks still unaccounted for

FMCSA is still looking for more than 800 Volvo trucks recalled and subsequently placed out of service over potential steering problems.

Goodyear adds regional, urban delivery tire to Endurance truck tire line

Goodyear says the Endurance RSA offers more miles to removal – plus lower rolling resistance and more resistance to curb impact damage – than its predecessor, the Goodyear G661 HSA.

Mack unveils 2017 engine lineup, addition of predictive cruise to mDrive

Mack Trucks celebrated Earth Day Friday in Austin, Texas – consistently ranked among the "greenest" cities in the U.S. – by unveiling its greenest engines to-date.

Paccar set to make Allison fully auto trans available on Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

Offered with 10 forward speeds and two reverse, the TC10 is designed for tractor configurations to optimize performance and fuel economy with uninterrupted power shifting in all ranges.

Report: AMTs narrowing resell gap compared to manuals

A Freightliner equipped with a Cummins ISX, according to the study, was the least likely to be matched to an AMT, while Volvo's D13 was the most likely.

WABCO acquires TrailerSkirt manufacturer Laydon Composites

LCL says its patented, SmartWay Elite certified TrailerSkirt and nose fairings reduce air drag for a combined 9 percent fuel savings and lower CO2 emissions.

Blueline bobtail gets 500 gallon capacity boost

The company says it increased capacity by 500 gallons, adding the payback period on this unit is less than two years.

New trucking trade show to debut next year in Atlanta

The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show focused on the commercial fleet and heavy truck market will be held Sept. 25-29, 2017 in Atlanta, and it will consist of more ...

Volvo says involvement in SuperTruck program influenced 2017 powertrain design

The development of several new features, such as the wave piston, turbo compounding and a common rail fuel injection system, Volvo says, were supported directly by the U.S. Department of ...