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Equipment

Cummins unveils electric tractor concept

The demonstrator truck features a maximum GVWR of 75,000 pounds and a payload capacity of 44,000 pounds.

Maintenance is key to air spring longevity

Thanks to their position under the truck, air springs can accumulate seasons of road grime and sludge.

Used truck prices holding firm, down about 8% to last year

Pricing on the retail side has leveled out, opening a new market to some owners who had been waiting to make new purchases.

Paccar completes powertrain integration, intros new 12-speed transmission

At its launch, the Paccar Automated Transmission will be available matched only to the MX-13 engine. 

Fleets in NACFE study show uptick in fuel economy

More than 71,000 tractors and 234,000 trailers across 19 fleets earned a 1 percent increase in fuel economy last year through the adoption of various fuel efficiency technologies as part ...
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Test drive: Paccar’s 12-speed automated transmission

Rated at 1,850 lb. ft. of torque and 110,000 GCVW, the 12-speed transmission isn’t a manual design with automated components.

CCJ Solutions Summit to offer fleet execs insights into equipment, tech, business

The three major topics – equipment, business and technology – will each have three different areas of focus for attendees to get the most out of the session. Those areas of focus ...

Test drive: ZF’s electrically assisted hydraulic steering system

ReAx initially launched in 2006 in the RV segment and was marketed to help non-professional drivers drive large vehicles.

International intros Customer Uptime Assurance Program for A26 engine

Built from the proven MAN D26 engine crankcase, the A26 engine produces up to 475 horsepower and 1,750 lb.-ft. of torque from a design that is 600-700 lbs. lighter than ...

Seven drivers, equipment for cross-country fuel efficiency ‘Run on Less’ roadshow named

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) this week named the seven drivers who will pilot the trucks and tractors running in the Run on Less roadshow, a first-of-its-kind ...

July trailer orders soar over last year

Production fell more than 3 percent from June on a per-day basis while backlogs dropped 8 percent and remain 12 percent below a year ago.

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, ...

SmartAdvantage getting new downsped overdrive model

A new ratio enables engine cruising speeds at lower RPM than some direct drive transmissions.
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