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December Heavy Truck Orders Hit 6-Month High

North American Class 8 retail sales rose to a six-month high of 21,281 units and Classes 5-7 had another banner year, according to ACT Research.

J.D. Power publishes the NADA Used Car Guide, which includes commercial trucks.

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Report: Wholesale Truck Values Dropped More than Retail

Sleeper tractors lost about 30% of value at auction last year, say analysts at J.D. Power Valuation Services.

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Trucking Engineers up to the Challenge

"Trucking engenders passion, and I see it in the engineers you depend on, who seem able to beat just about any challenge that comes along," writes Rolf Lockwood in January's "Locking it In" column.

Products

Kenworth Adds Wide Base Steer Tire Options For T370

Kenworth is offering wide base tires for applications requiring up to 20,000-pound front axle ratings for the company’s T370 truck model.

Photo of Chevrolet Express cutaway courtesy of GM.

News

GM Growing Lineup of B20 Biodiesel Vehicles

General Motors' lineup of 19 diesel-powered vehicles will reach 20 with the launch of its new Class 4 to 5 straight truck it's co-developing with Navistar – all of them approved for use with B20, a blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% ultra-low sulfur diesel.

Photo: Tom Berg

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Mack Announces mDrive Features, Software, Donation to CIM

"Rolling start" and "auto-neutral" makes automated transmission more useful; WheresMyConcrete tracks loads; Granite goes to Construction Industry Management's education-support auction.

The Volvo VHD is among the Volvo truck models now available to NJPA members in the U.S. and Canada. Photo: Volvo Trucks

News

Volvo Awarded Chassis Contract by Public Cooperative Agency

Volvo Trucks North America has been awarded a contract by the National Joint Powers Alliance to offer Class 8 chassis to over 50,000 NJPA members.

Products

Jost's Air-Release Fifth Wheel Features Sensor Tech

Jost International has released the JSK37USK series air-release fifth wheel with sensor technology that allows the driver to confirm that the fifth wheel is safely and properly coupled.

Products

GT Radial Offers SmartWay-Verified Long Haul Drive Tire

GT Radial has introduced the GDL651FS long haul drive tire to the North American market, offering improved fuel economy, traction, and tread wear for long haul operations.

DME-fueled Pinnacle tractor waited at Mack's Allentown customer center last fall for test to begin. Photos: Tom Berg

News

New York City's Sanitation Department Begins DME Test

DSNY will run the Mack tractor at the Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Island, New York, and evaluate performance and overall drivability of the engine burning Oberon dimethyl ether fuel.

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