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MACK ROLLS OUT MP8

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

New 13-litre ’07 motor churns out 485 hp and 1700 lb ft

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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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TORQUE RULES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Do you think only ‘horsepower’ when you dream about your next new engine? Don’t. You should be buying torque too. From highwaySTAR, January 2000.

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Detroit Diesel debuts next-generation engine

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DETROIT — After nearly five years and $1.5 billion in development, the new heavy-duty DD15 engine was unveiled last week at Detroit Diesel’s Redford, Mi. engine plant.

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Speed Limiters 365: Enforcement holes not yet patched?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – It’s barely over a year since mandatory speed limiter enforcement kicked-off in Ontario and Quebec and their impact on highway safety, for better or worse, is still difficult to assess.

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ROAD TEST: MACK’S MP7 ENGINE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mack’s new MP7 engine is a small package that delivers traditional Mack performance in a really big way.

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CAPACITOR, NO BATTERIES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Cantec’s capacitors offer more engine-cranking power than four batteries

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Navistar Re-Locates Engine Assembly Plant

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LISLE, IL – Navistar announced it’s combining the manufacturing of mid-range engines as the next step in its turnaround efforts.

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SENSIBLE SPEC’ING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Sensible spec’ing needn’t mean coyote ugly.

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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?