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Checks to Caterpillar engine owners issued for wrong amount, court docs show; checks to be reissued

Caterpillar has said it will be reissuing checks to former ACERT engine owners who were part of a $60 million class action settlement reached with the company in 2016, after ...

Recalls issued for 7,100 Western Star, 500 International tractors

A potential electrical issue prompted Daimler Trucks to recall more than 7,100 Western Star trucks, while a possible fuel line issue resulted in the recall of more than 500 International ...

Recall issued for certain Autocar, Hino tractors

The Autocar recall affects approximately 1,320 model year 2014-2018 Xpeditor trucks equipped with a factory-installed methane detection system. Hino also announced a recall that affects approximately 45 model year 2018-2019 ...

XL Specialized Trailers launches new galvanized, low-profile models

The new XL 110 Low-Profile Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck, which offers a loaded deck height of just 15 inches, three inches lower than the company’s previous lowboy loaded height.
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Mack: New Anthem long-haul tractor leaps on fuel economy

More than 500 Mack Anthem tractors have been deployed by U.S. fleets, Mack announced Thursday of its all-new long-haul tractor that entered production just six weeks ago. In an update ...

Small number of 2018 Macks being recalled

The recall affects approximately 135 model year 2018 Anthem, Granite and Pinnacle tractors manufactured between April 18, 2017, and Dec. 18, 2017. If the light control module fails, the trucks ...

Truck body recall affects certain Kenworth, Freightliner and Peterbilt models

The 7,634 affected model year 2013-2018 bodies were built on Isuzu, Kenworth, Mercedes, Chevrolet, GM, Freightliner, Mitsubishi and Peterbilt chassis. Morgan manufactures Class 3 to Class 7 truck bodies.

Volvo revamps VNX heavy-haul tractor

After launching its new VNL long-haul and VNR regional-haul tractors in 2017, Volvo Trucks North America has completed phase three of its “Shape of trucks to come” initiative, re-entering the ...

Navistar updates parts business to improve customer uptime

Navistar announced several updates to its parts business during a press conference at the American Trucking Associations’ 2018 Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta. The company is rebranding ...

Full coverage of equipment news and updates from ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual meeting

Key trucking industry suppliers are introducing new and updated products and services at TMC's Annual Meeting, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, this week. See CCJ's full coverage here.
The T680 Advantage configuration features an optimized MX 13 or MX11 engine and Paccar's new axle.

Paccar recalling nearly 2,000 Kenworth, Peterbilt tractors for transmission issue

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents, Paccar is recalling approximately 1,938 model year 2017-2018 Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors and Peterbilt 567 and 579 tractors.

Videos: Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft Walk-Around

Check out the new Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft spec as Peterbilt Motor Company's Scott Newhouse, chief engineer, and Wesley Slavin,on-highway marketing manager, provide exterior and interior walk-arounds and discuss the ...

Peterbilt introduces UltraLoft intergral cab spec for Model 579

Peterbilt Motors Company introduced the UltraLoft, a new 80-inch sleeper configuration for its Model 579 tractor that brings an integral cab design to the product range to enhance ergonomics and ...

Ruan Transportation places order for 5 Tesla Semis

Another large fleet has put its name on the list for an order of Tesla Semi electric trucks.