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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.

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 ...
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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.

Recalls issued for 1,200 Pete, KW tractors over transmission issue

According to NHTSA documents, Paccar is recalling approximately 1,222 model year 2018 Kenworth T680 and T800 and Peterbilt 567 and 579 tractors equipped with certain Eaton Endurant and Paccar automated ...

Eaton Cummins recalling certain Endurant, Paccar transmissions

More than 1,300 transmissions that may allow the engine to crank while the shifter is not in neutral are being recalled by Eaton Cummins, the joint venture founded by the ...

Nearly 28,000 Freightliner, Western Star trucks recalled for fire extinguisher, brake caliper issues

Daimler has recalled nearly 25,000 trucks as a result of a fire extinguisher recall issued in November, along with approximately 3,000 more trucks for a potential brake caliper issue. East ...

More than 400,000 Freightliner, Western Star trucks recalled

DTNA says after hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with the light application of the brake pedal.