April 13, 2011
You may not know that Navistar owns a subsidiary company called
PurePower Technologies, formed last year, which has just announced the purchase of the Eaton Corporation's aftertreatment business. And it says the solid-ammonia dosing technology developed by a small Danish compan
April 10, 2011
The five nominees for the American Truck Dealers/Heavy Duty Trucking Truck Dealer of the Year report that new engines meeting the 2010 emissions standards so far seem to be causing fewer problems than their 2002/04 and 2007 counterparts, and that support from the manufacturer is significantly improved
March 29, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Noting that fuel economy will be key to competitiveness among engine makers in the next decade, Cummins says real-world data has confirmed that its EPA-2010 spec ISX15 engine delivers 6 percent fuel economy improvement over its 2009 product. Some customers could see even better results thanks to "significant calibration improvements
February 23, 2011
You'll be hearing a lot about the 'OPOC' engine in the next little while, and maybe for a long time to come.
January 7, 2011
By way of a brief introduction to this first of several Engine Smarts columns to come, let me start by admitting to a lifelong fascination with the hardware of trucking
December 21, 2010
"We're experts in cooling. It's not that we wanted to become experts, but that is what it has taken," said Ramin Younessi, Navistar's vice president of powertrain and strategy. He was talking of the development of the cooling systems to support the 12.4-liter MaxxForce 1
November 8, 2010
A recent request for help with understanding different emissions technologies to reach the Tier 4 Interim and Final off-highway emissions rules reopened the cooled EGR vs. SCR debate for me
October 14, 2010
At the recent bi-annual Hannover, Germany, trucking show -- more specifically, the 63rd IAA -- there were so many show exhibits that a dedicated journalist could spend the entire 10 days hunting for meaningful news
September 24, 2010
On a recent visit to Woodland Park, Colo., -based Sturman Industries, I was privileged to view the first beginnings of Eddie Sturman's crank-free internal combustion engine
September 15, 2010
There is an upside to EPA's 2010 emissions regulations.
August 17, 2010
An easily-missed announcement of a joint development program between Cummins and a start-up, VanDyne SuperTurbo, points the way to a future technology that could result in as much as 7 percent fuel savings for heavy trucks
August 3, 2010
"Inducement" is a word that is getting much play in the Selective Catalytic Reduction debate right now.
July 13, 2010
We spoke with several of Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators to get their thoughts, experiences and purchase plans regarding the new EPA 2010 engines
June 22, 2010
When the International ProStar was first introduced, my colleague Jim Park and I drove one, with a loaded trailer, from Los Angeles to Tacoma, Wash., to evaluate the truck over a good run and to deliver it to Cascadia International.
June 3, 2010
The economy mandate for medium and heavy duty trucks, signed by President Obama in a May 21 Rose Garden ceremony, has been greeted by the industry with broad support. This is maybe a little surprising
May 18, 2010
International has made a major bet on its 11- and 13-liter MaxxForce engines to take the place of current 15- and 11/12-liter power units
May 2, 2010
This year's nominees for the American Truck Dealers/Heavy Duty Trucking Truck Dealer of the Year say fleets are holding back on buying new 2010-technology engines, not because of concerns about how well the new engines will work, but because the high price is hard to swallow for fleet
November 25, 2009
With 2010 almost upon us, we have now had the opportunity to touch, feel and drive both technologies to meet the upcoming emissions limits, set for Jan.
June 10, 2009
There have been a lot of new product launches at the spring truck shows, as you'll see in this month's cover story. Despite the faltering economy, there's been no let-up in that activity
June 3, 2009
Navistar International is pressing for a delay in the implementation of the 2010 emissions mandate, pushing it back from the Jan. 1 deadline
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