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December 30, 2013

Several Truck Models Recalled for Various Problems

Recalls have been issued by several truck makers for range of problems including with seat belts, lighting, tie-rod assemblies and missing certification labels.

December 20, 2013

Class 8 Update: Economics Forge Change

Is trucking in for a transformation? Many believe that long-haul trucking will become less important as regional operations grow and intermodal takes over more long-haul freight, and that will change the type of heavy-duty tractor bought by many trucking companies.

December 16, 2013

Armstrong Named Paccar CEO, Piggott to be Executive Board Chairman

The parent company to truck manufacturers, Kenworth and Peterbilt, Paccar, announced Monday its board of directors has elected Ronald E. Armstrong as chief executive officer and Mark C. Pigott as executive chairman of the Board of Directors, effective April 27.

December 11, 2013

Peterbilt's Model 567 in Full Production

The newest addition to Peterbilt’s vehicle lineup – the vocational Model 567 – is now in full production. The rugged truck or tractor can be configured to meet a wide range of heavy- and severe-duty applications.

December 9, 2013

8 Things to Expect on Tomorrow’s Trucks

In some ways, the truck of the future is here today. What would a truck driver from decades ago think if he were suddenly transported from his own time into one of today’s state-of-the-art rigs?

December 9, 2013

Aero Clad Bumper for Peterbilt 367 and 587

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim released new All Makes Aero Clad bumpers for the Peterbilt Model 367 and Model 587 trucks. The Aero Clad Peterbilt Model 367 and Model 587 bumpers are another addition to the All Makes aftermarket bumper program from Hendrickson.

December 9, 2013

Visions of Future Trucks

In our December issue, we talked to truck makers about what we can expect on commercial trucks in the next five to 10 years. For this photo gallery we compiled real concept trucks and those just on paper.

November 22, 2013

Peterbilt, Universal Technical Institute Team For Training

Peterbilt Motors Co. has teamed with Universal Technical Institute to create the Peterbilt Technician Institute program, an exclusive curriculum focused on comprehensive service technician training, the company recently announced.

November 20, 2013

EcoDual, Hunter Truck Sales to Offer Peterbilt Dual Fuel Gliders

EcoDual Inc. is partnering with Hunter Truck Sales, one of Peterbilt dealers with 15 locations throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. Hunter will provide custom configured Peterbilt gliders with EcoDual's platform, the MAX/SR Dual Fuel System.

November 4, 2013

Commentary: The Winner of the ATD Commercial Truck of the Year Is…

Senior Editor Tom Berg writes about his experience judging the ATD Commercial Truck of the Year contest.

November 3, 2013

The Winner of the ATD Commercial Truck of the Year Is…

Senior Editor Tom Berg writes about his experience judging the ATD Commercial Truck of the Year contest.

October 30, 2013

Paccar, Volvo and Daimler Report Strong Earnings

Most of the nation’s heavy truck makers reported third quarter earnings this week, showing health profits, despite some showing a slip in sales compared to the same time a year ago.

October 27, 2013

Peterbilt Announces New Dealer With Two Georgia Locations

John Prince is the newest dealer to join Peterbilt’s network with the purchase of Peterbilt of Albany, quickly followed by the opening of a new dealership, Peterbilt of Tifton.

October 17, 2013

ATD Announces Nominees for 2014 Commercial Truck of the Year

The American Truck Dealers announced the seven nominees for the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, an annual award recognizing the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories.

October 8, 2013

AMP-Dairy Deal Will Increase Natural Gas Fueling Infrastructure in Texas

AMP Americas has signed a deal with Dairy Farmers of America and Select Milk Producers, both national dairy cooperatives, to convert a portion of their trucks to compressed natural gas.

October 7, 2013

Neway ADZ Now Available at Peterbilt

SAF-Holland has worked closely with Peterbilt Motors and the Neway ADZ Rear Air Suspension is now a published option.

October 2, 2013

Truck Makers Talk About Green Truck Initiatives

PHOENIX -- The affordability, abundance and relatively fast return on investment for natural gas trucks has pushed interest in electric hybrids for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and other alt-fuel alternatives to the back burner, but that doesn't mean truck makers have given up on hybrid drives and researching a variety of other technologies for future "green" trucks.

October 2, 2013

Future of Westport 15-Liter is the Talk of Canadian Natural Gas Conference

Rumors that Westport Innovations was cancelling production of its 15L LNG engine were given wide exposure at the 1st Annual Natural Gas Vehicle Canada Conference on Tuesday.

September 12, 2013

Peterbilt Showcases SuperTruck During Energy Summit

Peterbilt Motors Co. showcased advanced technologies, including the SuperTruck developed to optimize commercial vehicle fuel efficiency during the annual Energy Summit & Fair held on the campus of the University of North Texas, home of the Paccar Technology Institute.

September 10, 2013

New Kenworth and Peterbilt Parts and Service Websites

Kenworth and Peterbilt fleets and owner-operators can find the latest parts and service deals and information on the new Kenworth and Peterbilt Parts and Service websites, launched by Paccar Parts on Aug. 8.

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