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October 19 2015 - Products

KW Has 40-inch Sleeper for T880

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth introduced a 40-inch sleeper for its T880 vocational truck used in applications like petroleum hauling and towing, and for tractors pulling flatbeds, lowboys or other trailers where length and weight are considerations.

Tags: Kenworth, T880, Vocational, Sleepers

December 15 2014 - Products

UltraShift Plus Transmissions Now Allow for 2-Speed Axle Compatibility


Eaton recently increased the functionality of its UltraShift Plus automated transmissions to allow for compatibility with two-speed axles.

Tags: Eaton, Transmissions, UltraShift Plus, Automated Manual Transmissions, Vocational

August 20 2014 - Products

Western Star Offering ADZ Series Suspensions

Western Star Truck Sales

Western Star is now offering SAF-Holland Neway ADZ series heavy-duty drive axle air-suspensions as an option for its 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models.

Tags: Western Star, Suspensions, SAF-Holland, Vocational

August 20 2014 - Products

Kenworth T880 Adds Option for Natural Gas


Kenworth announced a natural gas option for its T880 vocational truck, a Cummins Westport ISX12 G that can run either CNG or LNG fuel systems.

Tags: Kenworth, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, Vocational, Cummins ISX12 G

April 30 2014 - Products

Mack Trucks Previews New LR Refuse Series

Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks previewed the new Mack LR series of low-entry cabover refuse trucks designed with the driver, customer and demands of the rigorous job in mind. Initially available in three-axle 6x4 configurations and powered either by diesel or natural gas, the Mack LR series will be available in 2015.

Tags: Cummins, Refuse Trucks, Mack Trucks, Vocational

March 5 2014 - Products

New Goodyear Tires Target Mixed-Service Applications

Goodyear Tires

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- The new Goodyear G731 MSA and G751 MSA mixed-service tires will be available this summer. Fleets will be able to buy several sizes of these tires with Goodyear’s exclusive DuraSeal Technology.

Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Tires and Wheels, NTEA, Work Truck Show, Vocational

November 6 2013 - Products

Western Star 4800SB 8x8 All-Wheel Drive Model Now Available

Western Star

Western Star Truck Sales Inc. announced the availability of its 4800SB all-wheel drive model in an 8x8 axle configuration.

Tags: Western Star, Vocational

August 20 2013 - Products

Western Star, Klein Develop High-Capacity Water Tank Truck

Western Star, Klein

Western Star Trucks announced the availability of a 6,500-gallon water tank truck for the 4900XD. Developed in collaboration with Klein Products Inc., the truck features a Klein K650 water tank to provide a more efficient road dust control operation for construction, quarry and mining applications.

Tags: Western Star, Vocational

The Cummins Westport ISX12-G has been eagerly awaited by many fleets interested in using natural gas fuel.

February 5 2013 - Products

Cummins Announces Vocational Engine Line-up at World of Concrete

Cummins Inc.

At the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, Cummins is displaying its 2013 engine lineup, including the clean-diesel ISX12 and ISL9, as well as the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine.

Tags: Cummins, Vocational, Engines, World of Concrete

The market for pumper chassis is reviving as the general economy improves and construction activity ramps up.

February 5 2013 - Products

MP8 Diesel Available in Mack’s TerraPro Concrete Pumper Chassis

Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks says its 12.8-liter MP8 engine is newly available in its MR TerraPro concrete pumper chassis, which was formerly available only with the 11-liter MP7.

Tags: Vocational, Mack, Engines, World of Concrete