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Paccar debuts new 11-liter engine option, showcases GPS-controlled cruise control system

The new MX-11 was, like its big-brothers MX-13 and MX-15, designed by Paccar's DAF subsidiary in The Netherlands where it underwent extensive testing on the European continent since its ...

Video: Daimler’s European autonomous truck cruises down the Autobahn

Late last week, Daimler Trucks launched its autonomous vehicle control system, Highway Pilot, in Europe on a section of autobahn highway between Denkendorf and Stuttgart. Here's video of Daimler Truck's ...

Wisconsin Kenworth opens New Windsor facility

On Wednesday September 9th, local truck dealership, Wisconsin Kenworth, held the official groundbreaking ceremony for its new facility located at 4539 Kenworth Drive, Windsor, Wisconsin. The site is just north ...

TyreAid designs tire pressure equalization device

Tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), for instance, have come a long way. The early versions tended to create as many problems as they solved.

International set to offer new Allison TC10-Cummins ISX15 powertrain for ProStar

International announced Oct. 1 that it will soon offer on the ProStar tractor the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission coupled with the Cummins ISX15 . The engine/transmission combination will be ...
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Navistar, GM partnership could spell end for TerraStar

The joint venture will rely on Navistar's chassis and assembly experitese while leveraging GM's powertrain and engine.

Navistar, GM strike deal to produce medium-duty trucks

General Motors and Navistar have reached a long-term agreement to develop and assemble medium-duty, conventional cab Class 4 and 5 commercial vehicles, the companies announced Sept. 29. Navistar says, confirming ...

Dana gets Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

Dana Holding Corporation today announced that the company recently earned a Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the highest honor for suppliers to the commercial vehicle ...

Test drive: 2016 Mercedes Benz Metris midsize cargo van

Metris will be the lowest priced Mercedes in the U.S., but is still premium priced in the smaller commercial van segment.

Paccar files non-compliance petition over potential turn signal indicator recall for certain Petes, KWs

Paccar has filed a petition with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to request an exemption from providing a recall notification for an issue with the turn signal indicators on ...

Caterpillar cutting 10,000 jobs as revenues fall below expectations

Global equipment giant Caterpillar announced Sept. 24 it could be cutting about 10,000 jobs in the coming years as part of across-the-board cost cutting measures intended to save the company ...

Did emissions violations just kill an OEM’s North American dreams?

In the hyper-connected world of automotive and truck manufacturing, a bad decision in one business unit can have devastating consequences in markets and countries far, far away. And that may ...

Volvo recalls more than 2,800 VNL, VNM model trucks

Volvo Trucks North America has issued a recall affecting 2,863 VNL and VNM models manufactured between 2012 and 2015.

New Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for T680 and T880 in production

Kenworth announced Wednesday that its new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the T680 and T880 models is in production.

Isuzu introduces 13,000-pound 2016 NPR Diesel

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has introduced its newest model, the 2016 NPR Diesel.