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Mitchell 1 adds 2015 truck repair data to TruckSeries software suite

Mitchell 1 has completed model year 2015 updates to its TruckSeries software suite, covering repair information, labor estimating and diagnostic trouble code procedures for all makes of medium and heavy ...

NACFE Class 8 downspeeding study confirms 2 to 3 percent fuel economy boost

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency released a new confidence report highlighting the benefits and disadvantages of diesel engine downspeeding technology in Class 8 applications this week. Mike Roeth, executive ...

Prime freshens fleet with 900 new Peterbilt Model 579 tractors

Prime Inc. – the country's 16th largest carrier, CCJ Top 250 — recently ordered 900 Peterbilt Model 579s equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines. Peterbilt announced the purchase, which will put ...

Video: Test driving Ram’s Cummins-powered 3500 series

CCJ test drives Ram's powerful 3500 series pickup.

Thunder Creek debuts 1,200-gallon bulk DEF tank

Thunder Creek Equipment has introduced a new 1,200-gallon bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid tank designed for use in both retail and large fleet operations.
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Kenworth to begin selling MX-11 engine for vocational, regional haul trucks

Kenworth will begin selling the Paccar MX-11 engine for its vocational and regional haul trucks in the United States and Canada in January 2016.

PIT Group announces third-party technology verification testing for U.S. fleets

PIT Group, a third-party technology verification firm serving the North American trucking industry based in Montreal, Quebec, announced the opening of its U.S. office in Atlanta to better serve the ...

DOT sets sights on mandating crash avoidance systems with auto-braking functionality

A Department of Transportation agency this week said it has begun work to determine whether it will pursue a federal rule to require new trucks to be equipped with crash ...

Ryder Commercial Customer Loyalty program reaches major milestone

Ryder System, a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that its commercial rental customer loyalty program, Ryder RedZone, has reached 20,000 members.  The ...

Bendix moves to support Operation Safe Driver

As the commercial vehicle industry continues to engineer safer equipment and develop more effective safety systems, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC recognizes that the most advanced technologies must still be ...

Eaton adds aftermarket clutches to reman transmission warranty

Power management company Eaton continues to expand the warranty coverage options for the company’s aftermarket transmissions and clutches. Customers purchasing an Eaton factory remanufactured transmission with Roadranger-approved lubricant and an ...

Kenworth T680 tapped to deliver 51st annual Capitol Christmas Tree

A specially decaled Kenworth T680 undertakes an important mission this fall – transporting this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree some 3,000 miles to 10 community celebrations en route to the ...

Kenworth announces three new vocational truck options

Kenworth has announced three new options for its vocational lineup of trucks. Allison’s 4700 RDS 7-speed automatic transmission – with optional second “deep reverse” – can be ordered on Kenworth’s T880, ...

Peterbilt introduces new program for used truck buyers

Peterbilt has announced a new used truck program, dubbed Red Oval, that the company says provides truck buyers certified pre-owned truck options. Peterbilt says all trucks in the program have ...

Medium-duty moves: GM, Chevy reenter the truck market with strategic partnerships

Things have turned around to such an extent that General Motors once again has the cash to invest in vocational trucks/ But the company is going to go about things ...