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Western Star Offers Bold Graphics Package for 5700XE

Western Star has added a new option for personalizing the 5700XE – the Phantom 2 Graphics package featuring new, modular components for more customization options.

Sine wave is the same power as what you get at home – meaning the voltage is consistent without spikes or drops. Photo courtesy Xantrex

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10 Things to Consider When Spec'ing an Inverter

Inverters, which convert DC power into AC power to power creature comforts in the truck cab, have always been a magnet for controversy. An expert at one inverter company offers his tips for what to think about when spec'ing an inverter.

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Great Dane Dealer Opens Full-Service Facility in Fresno

Great Dane full-service dealer Central Valley Trailer Repair has opened a new facility in Fresno, Calif., offering a variety of sales, parts, and service accommodations.

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Class 8 Orders Were Hurt by Cancellations

Net Class 8 orders were weak in October, driven by a high number of cancellations in the month, according to ACT Research.

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Detroit to Offer PTO Option for DT12 Transmission

Detroit Diesel is now offering a power take-off option for its automated manual transmission, the Detroit DT12.

Driveline vibration can be felt in the cab and it can result from incorrect driveline angles, damaged U-joints or an unbalanced condition.

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The Quest for Peace and Quiet

Noise, Vibration & Harshness is something manufacturers try very hard to engineer out of their products, but it’s often like a game of whack-a-mole. Once you solve one problem, another shows up.

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IronPlanet Offers Fixed and Negotiated Pricing Format

The online used equipment marketplace IronPlanet has launched a new allEquip fixed and negotiated pricing format with a "Make Offer" feature.

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Dry Van Orders Hit 10-Month High in October

Net orders for all trailer types were up in October compared to the previous month and essentially met expectations, according to a report from FTR.

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Earnings Watch: Patriot Profit Higher, Others Mixed

Third-quarter financial reports from fleets and equipment makers continue to reflect a tepid freight environment.

Photo via Marangoni

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Marangoni Adds Ohio Ringtread Dealer

Marangoni Tread North America has added Hancock Country Tire & Retreading in Bluffton, Ohio to its family of independent retreaders.

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