Equipment

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News

Earnings Watch: Volvo Earnings Improve

The parent company to Volvo, Mack and other truck brands is back in the black, according to earnings reports released Friday, but it plans to cut U.S. production as it nears the end of a four-year cost cutting plan.

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Truck Tires From China Could See Tariffs

The International Trade Commission is looking into whether it should impose anti-dumping and countervailing duties, or tariffs, on truck and bus tires made in China.

New tire designs emerge from tire makers almost monthly.

Articles

What's New in Tire Treads?

New tire designs emerge from tire makers almost monthly. Here are examples from five of the top-selling brands.

News

Pure Power Technologies Goes Independent From Navistar

Pure Power Technologies has been acquired from Navistar by an investment group, allowing PPT to become an independent company.

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News

Peterbilt Showcases Model 567

Peterbilt Motors Company showcased three ready-to-work Model 567 mixer trucks, during this week's World of Concrete.

News

Earnings Watch: Cummins Profit Sinks, Daimler Soars

Profit for engine maker Cummins fell sharply in the final quarter of last year due to lower global demand, leading it to scale down plans for its new light-duty engines in North America, while Daimler AG saw record profits for 2015,

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Earnings Watch: Meritor, Eaton, Wabash National, ArcBest, C.H. Robinson

Earnings season continues this week and with it are the first numbers from major trucking suppliers, such as Meritor, Eaton and Wabash National, in addition to those from trucking operations ArcBest and C.H. Robinson.

News

January Sees Lackluster Class 8 Truck Orders

January was a tough month for truck manufacturers as Class 8 truck orders were down 35% compared to the previous month, according to a preliminary report from ACT Research.

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Survey: Fleets Report Good Environment Entering 2016

Truck fleets surveyed in mid-January feel like business is pretty solid, but many are in a wait-and-see mode when it comes to planning to add capacity this year.

Videos

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Caterpillar CT680L

The new axle-forward CT680L version of Caterpillar's Cat Truck is a work truck, make no mistake – but Cat's approach is obviously that drivers shouldn't suffer for their craft. In this Ultimate Test Drive video, Equipment Editor Jim Park shares his impressions.

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