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The custom Mack Granite snow plow built for Somerset Township. Photo: Mack

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Mack Customizes a Snow Plow for Pennsylvania Town

A custom Mack Granite snow plow model outfitted with all-wheel drive was built for Somerset Township, Penn., to deal with hilly terrain and windy roads in the area.

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PPG Teams With Bridgestone on Fuel-Efficient Truck Tires

The Department of Energy is providing funding for a $1.25-million collaborative project between Bridgestone Americas and global coatings company PPG that will focus on improving the fuel efficiency of truck and bus radial tires

During The NTEA Work Truck Show, an Isuzu NRR diesel Class 5 truck with be on display upfitted with lightweight components. Photo: NTEA

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NTEA Enhances Work Truck Show for 2016

The NTEA has announced three new features at The Work Truck Show 2016 (held March 1-4 in Indianapolis), which are designed to give a glimpse into the future of vocational trucks.

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Earnings Watch: Forward Air, Rush Enterprises

A record-setting fourth quarter for trucking company Forward Air Corp. has it looking forward to a banner 2016, while Rush Enterprises is cost-cutting to compensate for the low truck sales in the energy sector in 2015.

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Continental Chooses Site for $1.4B Commercial Tire Plant

Continental Tire the Americas has selected a site in Mississippi for a commercial vehicle tire plant that as part of a long term investment totaling $1.4 billion.

Tim Myers Photo: Alcoa

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HDMA Names Board Chairman for 2016

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association has re-elected Tim Myers as chairman of the board at a recent board of governors meeting.

Martin Lundstedt, president and CEO Photo: Tommy Holl

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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

How Truck Tires Have Evolved

The tread designs of medium- and heavy-duty truck tires have become more sophisticated and tailor-made for specific applications and wheel positions.

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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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