Equipment

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Commentary: Autonomous by Retrofit

A $30,000 self-driving kit available as an aftermarket retrofit for existing trucks... strikes me as something pretty remarkable.

Products

Gates Offers 6 Heavy-Duty Water Pumps

Gates is introducing 6 new heavy-duty water pumps for diesel engines in Mack, Volvo, International, Navistar, Isuzu and Caterpillar vehicles.

Products

Reyco Granning DM400e is Lighter Than Predecessor

Reyco Granning has released the DM400e Slider for trailers, an enhanced version of their DM400 slider suspension with improved durability and capacity.

News

Earnings Watch: Daimler Profit Rises 3%, Dana Earnings Fall

Car and truck maker Daimler AG reported a slight increase in its second quarter profit, but it expects significantly lower truck sales for this year. Meanwhile, one supplier is feeling the effects of the slowing North American commercial vehicle market.

Photo: Mack Trucks

News

Mack Weathering Sales ‘Correction’ Well, President Says

Moderating new truck production and trade-ins have avoided layoffs and a greater glut of used trucks on dealers' lots, Dennis Slagle says.

News

Trailer Orders Fall 10% in June

A high number of dry van trailer order cancellations caused the trailer market to perform below expectations in June, as U.S. net trailer orders fell 10% from the month before and 56% compared to June 2015.

Photo: Jim Park

Articles

Cummins ISX15, Still Growing and Evolving After 18 Years of Service [Video]

As engine platforms go, Cummins' ISX has to be considered slightly remarkable. It survived the transition to EGR and then to SCR aftertreatment -- while several other engines did not -- and it's still very much alive and kicking today.

Videos

Focus On... The Technology of Cummins' 2016 ISX15 Engine

In Part 1 of this Focus On... video series, equipment editor Jim Park test-drives a 2016 ISX15 engine examining some of its current features, including the ADEPT Technology Suite. In Part 2, we will examine the engine's 2017 replacement, the X15, which will build on these features and others.

Photo: Fitzgerald Peterbilt

News

Fitzgerald Glider Kits Acquires Two Peterbilt Dealerships

Fitzgerald Glider Kits has finalized the purchase of two Peterbilt dealerships in the southwest region of Virginia, formerly known by the name Performance Peterbilt of Bristol.

Jeff Lester Photo: Volvo Trucks North America

News

Volvo Trucks North America Names SVP of Sales

Volvo Trucks North America has named Jeff Lester senior vice president of sales, a newly created position within the company, effective Aug. 1.

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