Severe Duty

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New HX version was unveiled at the Truck World show in Toronto. Photo: Jim Park

April 14 2016 - Equipment

Navistar Shows HX520, the Series' 4th Version

International Truck

Navistar unveiled the fourth version of its severe-duty International HX series, the HX520, with a forward-set steer axle, a 120-inch bumper-to-back-of-cab measurement and Cummins' ISX15 diesel. The new model will serve the heavy haul tractor, construction dump and platform stake/crane markets, the manufacturer said.

Tags: International, Navistar, Equipment, Vocational Trucks, Severe Duty

December 11 2015 - Products

Phillips 66 Adds Two New Heavy-Duty Transmission Lubricants

Phillips 66 Lubricants

Phillips 66 Lubricants has added two new heavy-duty synthetic transmission lubricants to its commercial product line – Triton Synthetic MTF and Kendall SHP Synthetic MTF.

Tags: Severe Duty, Lubricants, Transmissions, Manual Transmission

September 25 2015 - Products

Drive Tire Has Traction for Severe Service


Continental Tire’s HDC1 HT is an on/off-road drive tire developed for traction and durability in severe service applications such as construction, mining, oil fields and logging.

Tags: Severe Duty, Tires, Continental Tire the Americas, Off-Road

June 10 2015 - Products

Roadmaster RM230 HH Designed for Severe Duty

Cooper Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber added a new size — 275/70R22.5 — to its Roadmaster RM230 HH tire line to meet the demands of severe-duty applications, such as logging and mining.

Tags: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Severe Duty, Tires

March 24 2015 - Products

Fan Drive Cools Better in Severe Applications


BorgWarner's DuroSpeed two-speed fan drive is designed to deliver better cooling for severe operating and vocational truck applications.

Tags: Severe Duty, BorgWarner, Fan Drives, Cooling System

September 12 2014 - Products

New Delo Severe-Duty Oil Offers Protection for Changing Operations Plus Fuel Economy


Chevron's new Delo 400 SD SAE 15W-30 engine oil is designed to address the growth of severe-duty applications in on- and off-highway markets.

Tags: Engine Oil, Severe Duty, Chevron Lubricants, Chevron Delo, Fuel Economy

September 2 2014 - Products

Stemco Launches CentriFuse HD Line of Brake Drums


Stemco says its new CentriFuse HD brake drums designed for severe service applications provide up to double the service life of full-cast brake drums.

Tags: Severe Duty, Brakes, Stemco, Brake Drums

November 25 2013 - Products

Freightliner Trucks Offers Twin Steer Prep Kits for 114SD and 122SD

Freightliner Trucks

Freightliner Trucks is now offering twin steer chassis prep kits for its 114SD and 122SD truck models. The prep kits will serve to quickly facilitate aftermarket conversions and installation of second steer axle and heavy-duty suspensions, resulting in faster delivery to the customer.

Tags: Freightliner, Severe Duty, Aftermarket, Chassis