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Bendix expands Advanced Friction line up, boosts performance of ADB pads

Priced between Bendix’s BA201 friction and its BA202R, BA203 linings will be available on both Bendix remanufactured brake shoes and the recently launched new steel/coreless brake shoes.

Wabco debuts budget-friendly parts line

Wabco says ProVia parts are specifically engineered to provide reliable performance and are manufactured to industry-leading standards.

Used truck prices slid nearly 2% per month in 2017

In the past 15 years, external factors such as EPA regulations and the Great Recession have overshadowed natural market forces.

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 ...

Trailer orders close 2017 at record levels

Total trailer orders for 2017 were 308,000 units.

DOT looks to ease path to autonomous vehicle deployment with updated policy

In three separate notices, the DOT will seek input from industry stakeholders on updated policy related to autonomous vehicles, seeking to "remove the barriers" of testing and deploying automated vehicles, ...

Peterbilt showcases autonomous development tractor at CES

The Model 579 being showcased is Peterbilt's autonomous development tractor and features a Paccar MX-13 engine and a suite of autonomous technologies the Denton-based company currently has in development. 

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 ...

Truck orders top 30K for three straight months, close 2017 at 290K units

The North American equipment market continues to show strength entering 2018, with Class 8 orders for the past 12 months totaling 290,000 units.

Kenworth set to debut hydrogen prototype T680

Kenworth will debut its hydrogen fuel cell T680 at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next week in Las Vegas, a show normally reserved for connected technologies and artificial intelligence. This marks the ...

GM commercial truck segment soars to company’s largest for fleet deliveries

Sales of Chevy's reintroduced cabovers have been "progressive" to-date as customers increasingly realize GM has re-entered the segment. 

Questions, needs surround electrification’s entry into trucking

Electrification has hit trucking like a tidal wave with notable debuts of tractors from the likes of Cummins, Fuso and Tesla last year. But just like their diesel counterparts, an electric ...