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Averitt Express making Bendix saftey system standard on all new Volvo, Freightliner orders

Going forward, Averitt Express says all new Volvo and Freightliner trucks ordered by the company will be equipped with with a suite of Bendix systems.

Ryder, Shell agree to LNG partnership

Ryder System, Inc. and Shell Oil Company have signed an agreement for for 15 liquefied natural gas (LNG) heavy-duty vehicles supporting oil and gas logistics operations in Lafayette, La. and ...

NACFE releases report, website to help fleets make more informed fuel efficiency investments

The report’s goal is to help truck buyers wade through the complexities of fuel economy testing and fuel efficiency claims to make more informed buying decisions when it comes to ...

Volvo restructures trucks divisions, including separate Volvo- and Mack-branded units

Volvo Group announces it is shifting to a brand-based organization with clearer commercial accountability for the group’s various truck brands.

Gabriel makes improvements to commercial truck shock line

Gabriel has updated its FleetLine and GasSLX shocks to improve corrosion resistance and improve misting. An improved anti-corrosion coating now protects mountings where shock absorbers attach to the vehicle chassis. Jonathan Gore, director of marketing for ...

Accuride launching new corrosion-resistant steel wheel next month

Accuride Corporation announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas the launch of a new proprietary steel wheel coating that comes backed with a five year warranty against corrosion. EverSteel, ...

Peterbilt installs first 11-liter MX engine

Knife River plans to put the truck into service in the company's mixer operations throughout the Northwest U.S.

Special report: Final PC-11 picture emerges, next-gen oil offers improvements for engines old and new

The new oil – designated PC-11 by the Diesel Engine Oil Advisory Panel – has been scheduled for its first licensing in December. PC-11 will be different in that it ...

Eaton adding I-Shift clutches

Eaton has added clutches for Volvo's I-Shift automated transmissions to its aftermarket clutch portfolio.  Introduced Tuesday in Las Vegas at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, the Eaton 430mm Push Wear-Thru clutch will be competitively priced, the ...

Accuride plans to roll out new lightweight aluminum wheels this Spring

Dauch called Tuesday's introduction of the company's two new aluminum wheel options "just the beginning of what customers can expect to see from Accuride."

Meritor launching all-makes clutch line

Meritor introduced Tuesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas a new line of AllFit clutches for OE and warehouse distributer customers. The new all-makes clutch line includes both manual-adjust and ...

Double Coin drive position tire gets SmartWay certification

The RLB450 joins six other Double Coin fuel efficient models in the company's product line.

HDA Truck Pride rolling out aftermarket telematics program

HDA Truck Pride has partnered with iMatics LLC to bring the first ever aftermarket telematics program to the commercial vehicle industry.

Kenworth adds 40-inch sleeper option to T880, T680

Kenworth says the 40-inch sleeper saves 260-pounds over the 52-inch regional sleeper.

Fontaine Modification Fleet Services approved to sell, install FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit

The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit a system manages the airflow around the rear wheels of a Class 8 tractor.