Severe Duty

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June 6, 2017

International Truck Offers Fabco Axle on WorkStar Models

International Truck has announced the availability of the heavy-duty Fabco FSD-20K axle option on its WorkStar lineup.

March 9, 2017

Volvo Adds Safety, Performance Features to I-Shift on VHD

Volvo Trucks North America has added new safety and performance features for the Volvo I-Shift for Severe Duty and I-Shift with Crawler gears automated manual transmissions.

March 7, 2017

Meritor Offers Heavy-Haul Axle for Severe-Duty Applications

Meritor has introduced the P600 Series Tridem Heavy-Haul Planetary Axle for heavy-duty, long-haul, oil-field, mining, and logging applications.

August 2, 2016

Test Drive: Western Star’s 6900XD Heavy, Heavy Hauler

Western Star’s 6900XD pulls 70 metric tons through a dirt road course and comes through with flying colors.

May 12, 2016

Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'

Western Star Trucks has just unveiled an extreme heavy-duty off-road chassis that could make owning multiple single-purpose trucks obsolete. The MBT-40 Transformer can pick up an drop truck bodies the way trash trucks pickup and drop roll-off containers.

April 14, 2016

Navistar Shows HX520, the Series' 4th Version

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.

February 4, 2016

Freightliner Names 2016 Hardest Working Cities

Freightliner Trucks has announced four cities that will be recognized as the Hardest Working Cities for 2016.

February 1, 2016

International's HX Vocational Trucks Replacing PayStar Models

International's new Class 8 line is replacing the PayStar and includes four models, with long and medium hoods and two diesels.

December 11, 2015

Phillips 66 Adds Two New Heavy-Duty Transmission 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.

September 25, 2015

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.

August 27, 2015

Freightliner 122SD Gets Two Optional Allison Transmissions

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that the Freightliner 122SD severe-duty truck model can now be spec’d with Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) and Oil Field Series (OFS) automatic transmissions.

June 24, 2015

QuickSpin: Freightliner 122SD 8x8 Extreme Heavy-Haul

Freightliner can build its 122SD heavy-haul vocational chassis into any number of extreme configurations, but this oil-field hauler is one to be reckoned with. This truck lives for roads that would break your average highway hauler in half.

June 10, 2015

Roadmaster RM230 HH Designed for Severe Duty

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.

April 29, 2015

Daimler Ramps Up Plans for N.C. Plant

Daimler Trucks North America announced plans to increase production and employment at its Mt. Holly, N.C., truck manufacturing plant over the next three months.

March 24, 2015

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.

March 19, 2015

Volvo Offers Reinforced I-Shift Transmission for Severe Duty

Volvo Trucks North America released a rugged version of the I-Shift automated manual transmission for severe-duty applications. The reinforced I-Shift will be available for order in May on Volvo VHD vocational models.

March 9, 2015

Peterbilt Model 567 Available with All-Wheel Drive

The Peterbilt Model 567 is available with an all-wheel drive option designed for off-road use in tough to severe conditions, the company recently announced.

March 4, 2015

Freightliner Increases Severe-Duty Options on 122SD Truck

Freightliner is showcasing several new options for the 122SD truck at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The options are aimed at severe terrain and off-road applications.

December 3, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Freightliner 122SD Road Test

On this installment of the Ultimate Test Drive, our Equipment Editor Jim Park tests out the Freightliner Extreme Heavy Haul 122SD on the road. But as you'll see, the hardest part of this test drive is finding a road challenging enough for the 122SD in Napa Valley.

View Part 1 Here. 

December 1, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: A Walk Around of the Freightliner 122SD

In our latest Ultimate Test Drive Video, Equipment Editor Jim Park does a walk around of Freightliner's Extreme Heavy Haul 122SD. This truck lives for roads that would break your average highway hauler in half.

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