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Walcott Truckers Jamboree in Photos

Fireworks displays lit up the sky Thursday and Friday nights.

More than 44,000 drivers and their families as well as local residents visited the Iowa 80 Truck Stop in Walcott, Iowa, during the 35th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree last week. Guests enjoyed over 175 exhibits; a Super Truck Beauty Contest, an antique truck display, an Iowa pork chop cookout, games and free concerts.

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Tags: Events, Iowa 80 Truckstop

Visit to a Chinese Truckstop

We visited a Chinese truck park on a rainy day.

As part of an international media event showcasing Shell's new lubricants technology center in Shanghai, journalists got to visit a "truck park" in an industrial area outside the city where the Shell roadshow was being held.

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Tags: China, Shell, Truckstops, Global

The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck Revealed

A complete shot of the Cummins Peterbilt SuperTruck at a rest area on the test route near Bowie, Texas.

This series of photos reveals most of the secrets behind the effectiveness of the SuperTruck, particularly its aerodynamic enhancements. No stone was left unturned by engineers who were looking for every possible aero advantage. Some of what you see here will soon make its way onto production vehicles, while other enhancement may still be a few years off. (Photos: Jim Park)

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Tags: Cummins, Peterbilt, SuperTruck

Ed Bobit: A Man of Outsized Pleasures

Celebrating Ed's birthday at the office.

Ed Bobit, founder and chairman of Bobit Business Media, publisher of Automotive Fleet,as well as many other media brands, passed away June 29 at the age of 86. Bobit was a man of outsized pleasures, but none more than his work and family, which were usually one and the same.  We hope you enjoy these photos of Ed enjoying the very full life he led. Read the full story here.

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Tags: Ed Bobit, Automotive Fleet, Bobit Business Media, Don Fenton, Milo Matick, Ed Bobit photo gallery

Shell's New Shanghai Tech Center

The ninth floor is a customer education area, esplaining lubrication basics. (Photo courtesy Shell)

Shell Lubricants opened up its newest technology center in Shanghai, China, last week to the first group of foreign journalists to tour the facility, which opened in March. The new facility will focus on Asia, the fastest-growing regional lubricants market in the world, but also will be part of a global R&D network that will impact North American lubes as well. (Read full story here.)

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Tags: China, Shell Lubricants, Global, Engine Oil

Kenworth K370 Cabover

Kenworth's Class 6 Kenworth K270 cabover and Class 7 Kenworth K370 cabover (pictured) are getting exterior and interior enhancements.

Kenworth has updated its K370 Class 7 cabover truck with several new features including a fresh exterior, new dash and gauge cluster, front air disc brakes, electronic braking module, Allison six-speed transmission, push-button control shifter, and Dana rear axles. Read the full story here.

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Tags: Kenworth, Cabovers, Class 7, Medium-Duty Trucks

C.R. England Opens Second-Largest Facility

At a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Colton, Calif., of its new 34-acre terminal, C.R. England welcomed the local community, providing tours of what is now the second largest facility in the company's network. C.R. England also announced the addition of 10 liquified natural gas trucks, which will operate out of the Colton terminal.

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Tags: Natural Gas, C.R. England, Fleets, LNG

Ford Transit Kansas City Assembly Plant Tour

The engine and the drivetrain are then mated to the body.

After spending some time behind the wheel of the MY-2015 Transit, media representatives were given a tour of the revamped assembly line at the Ford plant in Kansas City. Read the full story here.

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Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Knapheide Manufacturing Company, Kansas City Assembly Plant

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