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Eaton expands Procision transmission coverage, adds capacities

Horsepower ratings jumped from 260 to 300, with maximum GVW ratings increased to 35,000 pounds on air brake-equipped vehicles and 33,000 pounds on Park Pawl-equipped vehicles.

DTNA’s Achenbach: ’10 miles per gallon will become the new normal’

Trucks contribute 6 percent of the CO2 emissions in the U.S., with 75 percent of that coming from long haul trucks.

Volvo demonstrates on-highway platoon on California’s I-110

The three Volvo VNL 670 model tractors hauled cargo containers in simulated real-world conditions, Volvo says, traveling at speeds of 55 mph while maintaing a 50-foot following distance -- closer ...

Daimler recalls approximately 450 Western Star 4900 trucks

The recall affects 2015-2018 Western Star 4900 trucks manufactured between March 3, 2014, and Jan. 31, 2017, that were built with certain triple compartment aluminum air tanks. The company says ...

Chevy adds to cabover line with Class 6 model

When the 6500XD hits dealerships late this year, it is expected to soon after be joined by an all-new medium duty conventional cab truck.
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Search is on for North America’s top truck dealer

CCJ sister site Successful Dealer is now taking nomination for its Fifth Annual Successful Dealer Award, which honors North America's top heavy truck dealer. Last year's winner was River States ...

Volvo adds features to VHD I-Shift transmission

Auto neutral helps reduce the possibility of the truck moving as a result of inadvertent throttle application by placing the I-Shift transmission into neutral when the parking brake is set.

Mack publishes online tool to help upfitters

The Mack Body Builder Portal, includes wiring schematics.

Demand for International LT Series up versus ProStar

Order intake for LT trucks equipped with the Cummins X15 engine to continue to exceed comparable ProStar figures for prior years

ATA, Navistar, Volvo join other trucking stakeholders asking new EPA chief to support clean diesel program

A band of trucking industry stakeholders, including some truck and engine OEMs and the American Trucking Associations, issued a letter last week to the new administrator of the Environmental Protection ...

Kenworth’s Truckers Against Trafficking auction truck the result of industry collaboration

By the time the truck finally hit the production line, Inland Kenworth manager Don Blake says it felt like half the industry was behind it.

Meritor intros new P600 series tridem heavy-haul planetary axle

Meritor's Director of its Off-Highway business Steve Luepke says the new tridem is the next-generation axle from the company's P600 series.

Kenworth adding AWD spec to T880

The front drive axle is installed at the Kenworth factory, which speeds delivery time and saves costs.
The Safety Fitness Determination rule would allow the agency to rely more heavily on roadside inspection data and violation data to determine carriers' safety fitness. Some carrier groups, however, argue the rule's issuance violates provisions of the 2015 FAST Act, which requires reforms to the CSA program.

New out-of-service criteria take effect in April

Few significant changes from years past have been made, but new out-of-service conditions related to the electronic logging device mandate’s December 18 enforcement are included.

Eaton boosts shifting speeds for vocational trucks

Better start gear selection and improved offset have also been added to provide a stronger launch for ultimate control in challenging terrain.