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Navistar to close Indiana foundry

December 15, 2014 by Allan Janssen

LISLE, IL-Navistar International plans to eliminate approximately 180 jobs and reduce operating costs by about $13 million annually by closing foundry operations in Indianapolis, Ind.

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Shell Fleet Tests New Experimental Engine Oil

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Shell is testing an experimental new engine oil in a fleet of test trucks with the goal of improving efficiency and fuel economy.

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Mack Expands Engine Lineup

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

The new 13-liter MP8 505C+ offers 505 hp and 1860 lb ft of torque, available in Pinnacle axle-forward and axle-back models for long-haul work

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HYBRID BROCHURE

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

Kenworth shows off medium-duty hybrids for pickup-and-delivery, utility applications

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HYBRID BROCHURE

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

Kenworth shows off medium-duty hybrids for pickup-and-delivery, utility applications

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SPECIAL REPORT: Navistar pursues ammonia-based ‘SCR’ solution

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Is selective catalytic reduction (SCR) in Navistar’s future? Perhaps — although, with a twist.

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DME-Powered Trucks Edging Closer to the Road

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA – The American Society for Testing and Material International has issued a standard specification for the diesel alternative in truck engines, dimethyl ether.

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Demand It All, Demand Detroit Diesel

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

With a more powerful performance, best-in-class fuel economy, reliability, and engineering excellence, Detroit Diesel technology is reshaping life on the road. And you’d expect nothing less.

Whether you’re in the coalmines of West Virginia or the forests of Western Canada, Detroit Diesel engines have the power and torque to deliver the horsepower you need, when you need it.

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Quad Cities on Board with MaxxForce

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Meet Bob Tennant, President of Tennant Truck Lines,an open deck carrier hauling oversized loads by their fleet of International® ProStar® trucks powered by MaxxForce® 13 engines, driven by company drivers like Gary.

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Natural Gas Truck Sales Expected to Grow

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

BOULDER, CO – A report by Navigat Research, a consulting team that analyzes global clean technology markets, forecasts that sales of natural gas truck and bus fleets will grow from 170,200 annually in 2013 to 398,400 by 2022.

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ROAD TEST: CAT C15 ACERT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Cat’s C15 with ACERT: Fuel savings talk, but will drivers balk?

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Navistar Loses $898 Million in 2013

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Navistar reports a fourth quarter 2013 net loss of $154 million, or $1.91 per diluted share. But still, that’s good when compared to the fourth quarter 2012 when Navistar reported a net loss of $2.8 billion, or $40.13 per diluted share.

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MACK’S MP ENGINE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mack’s new MP7 engine is available in the initial offerings of both the new Pinnacle and Granite models.

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Cool It!

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Truck engines run way hotter than they used to. It’s time to ask not what your cooling system can do for you, but what you must do for your cooling system.

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DIESEL OIL CHOICES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

How do you choose the right heavy-duty diesel oil quality level? Lubrizol provides the answers.