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Recalls issued for some 2018 Internationals, Trail King gooseneck trailers

Approximately 224 model year 2018 International HX and LT series trucks with Cummins ISX15 Performance Series engines are being recalled for a fuel pump issue, and nearly 750 Trail King ...

Faulty spotlight fuse prompts recall of nearly 6,000 Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

Affected trucks include 2013-2017 Kenworth T680 and T880 models manufactured between Jan. 25, 2012, and Nov. 10, 2016, and 2013-2016 Peterbilt 567 and 579 models manufactured between July 13, 2012, ...

Mesilla Valley deploys solar panels on trucks to boost fuel economy, battery life

Mesilla Valley Transportation (CCJ Top 250, No. 75) has purchased 1,000 eNow solar energy systems for its tractors, saying it will help fuel economy and battery life and power auxiliary ...

Tow hook, fuel pump issues prompt recalls of 2,500-plus Freightliner, Western Star trucks

More than 2,500 Freightliner and Western Star trucks, ranging from severe duty to Class 8 long-haul tractors, are included in two separate recalls, according to documents from the National Highway ...

Paccar recalls more than 1,700 new Kenworth, Peterbilt tractors for potential fuel pump issue

Affected trucks are equipped with certain Cummins ISX15 engines.
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Volvo launches new VNL long-haul tractor

All new VNL models with the exception of the VNL 760 will be in production in September; the VNL 760 enters production in November.

Marmon-Herrington’s Sisu planetary drive axles

Marmon-Herrington’s Sisu 90,000-pound tandem-axle and 136,000-pound tridem-axle sets are double-reduction planetary drive axles suited for heavy-duty applications such as mining, heavy haul and oil and gas. The tandem axle offers ...

Great Dane moves to new Atlanta facility

The trailer manufacturer says the new location features an expanded parts showroom and a bigger stock yard. It also boasts a new and pre-owned trailer and truck body display lot, ...

Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019

The timing of the Cummins announcement coincides with the precipitous price drop of batteries and electronic components required to make electrified powertrain technology a viable alternative to diesel power.

Volvo rolls out new VNR regional tractor

The VNR will be available in three models; daycab, 42-inch flat roof sleeper and 61-inch mid-roof sleeper.

International debuts new regional tractor

International Truck on Thursday continued it's product update cycle with the launch of its new International RH Series Class 8 regional haul tractor.

New research shows turnover predictors for women drivers

New research from Stay Metrics shows that dissatisfaction with the tractor is the top reason women drivers leave their carriers. Concerns about the maintenance department and maintenance frequency are also ...

Pilot Flying J launches roadside maintenance service

Roadside assistance trucks are currently operating in more than fifteen cities across the country, including Knoxville, Tenn., Effingham, Ill. and Raphine, Va., with more than 150 additional trucks to come ...

Thermo King introduces three new power management products

The new products include a boost charger, which takes the input power and boosts it to a healthy level for what is being charged; an auto-start module that automatically activates ...

Video: Test driving Volvo’s highly efficient SuperTruck

CCJ Equipment Editor Jason Cannon got behind the wheel of Volvo's SuperTruck concept vehicle last month. In the video here, Volvo engineers discuss the SuperTruck's features and how the company ...