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Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission
Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission

August 22, 2017
Paccar is the latest North American truck manufacturer to bring a proprietary automated transmission to market. HDT's Jim Park got a sneak preview of the...

Kenworth: Vocational Truck Market to Stay Strong Through End of 2017
Kenworth: Vocational Truck Market to Stay Strong Through End of 2017

July 24, 2017
The first half of 2017 has been good to the trucking industry, and to the vocational market in particular, according to Kenworth. And going into the second...

Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor
Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor

April 19, 2017
Volvo Trucks North America Wednesday launched a new regional truck, the VNR, to address what it believes is tremendous growth potential in regional and...

Peterbilt Sets Dealer Growth Record, Completes Denton Plant Expansion
Peterbilt Sets Dealer Growth Record, Completes Denton Plant Expansion

March 22, 2017
Completion of a plant expansion at the company's Denton, Texas manufacturing plant will improve manufacturing efficiency an help feed a record 93 new dealer...

Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'
Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'

May 12, 2016
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...

Eaton Stirs up Medium-Duty Market with Dual-Clutch Transmission
Eaton Stirs up Medium-Duty Market with Dual-Clutch Transmission

September 5, 2014
A new medium-duty, dual-clutch transmission from Eaton, called Procision, promises automatic-like driver feel and interface with the performance attributes...