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International making ADB standard on severe service lineup

The HV507, HV607, HV513 and HV613 models and the HX515, HX520, HX615 and HX620 models now feature Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes.

Daimler recalling 15K trucks, chassis over potential brake issues

The largest of the two recalls affects approximately 14,925 Freightliner and Western Star tractors and Freightliner Custom Chassis equipped with air disc brakes. In a separate notice, DTNA announced it ...

Test drive: ZF’s new 8-speed PowerLine automatic transmission

The second gear of this transmission is numerically the same as the first gear of the transmission it replaced.

Allison transmissions available as options on International RH, LT

Allison says fleets have documented 5 percent better fuel economy with TC10-equipped tractors over their manual or AMT-equipped tractors.

International making OnCommand Connection standard

The OnCommand Connection device integrates a cellular-enabled hardware platform with a range of technology solutions, including telematics and the OnCommand Connection Advanced Remote Diagnostics platform.
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Bill to repeal FET on trucks and trailers makes its way to Senate

S. 3052 is similar to the “Heavy Truck, Tractor and Trailer Retail Federal Excise Tax Repeal Act” (H.R. 2946) introduced by U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) in June 2017.

Mack adds more efficient MP8 and aerodynamic options for Anthem tractor

Mack says Anthems equipped with the MP8HE engine and HE+ package deliver up to a 9.5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency and achieve the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay designation.

Navistar recalling approximately 150 International LT tractors

The affected trucks are equipped with feature codes 29WAY, 504312 and 504455. In these tractors, the lightweight brake drums with slack adjusters may drag against the brakes, causing the drums ...

Trailer orders continue seasonal slide

If OEMs could build all the orders being placed, Ake says 2018 would easily be a record year but supplier constraints on key components and fabrications are holding back production. 

Eaton extends application coverage for 7-speed Procision

Featured as a part of the Cummins Integrated Power portfolio, Procision is paired with the Cummins B6.7 engine at many North American class 6 and 7 truck and bus manufacturers. 

Ryder places order for 500 electric panel vans

Ryder System, Inc., says it has reserved 500 new Chanje Energy medium-duty electric panel vans for its North American electric commercial truck rental and ChoiceLease fleet. Ryder is the exclusive sales and service ...

FTR: Class 8 orders held high in May amidst ‘red-hot market’

“This is the tightest capacity crunch ever," says FTR's Don Ake, vice president of commercial vehicles. "Long-time veterans in this industry are saying this is the best freight market they ...

Daimler plans Automated Truck Research and Development Center near Portland

Engineers in Oregon will lean on resources from Daimler Trucks locations in Stuttgart, Germany and Bangalore, India, stitching together a global network of engineers dedicated to automated driving.

Navistar posts $55 million profit in second quarter

Navistar International Corporation announced this week a second quarter 2018 net income of $55 million. Navistar's second quarter profit was up more than $130 million from the same quarter a ...