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Bridgestone Developing New Tire Tech as Part of SuperTruck II

December 9, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Bridgestone Developing New Tire Tech as Part of SuperTruck II

Bridgestone Americas Inc. is developing new tire technologies aimed at significantly reducing the environmental impact of the more than 3.5 million heavy-duty Class 8 long-haul tractor trailer trucks on the nation’s roads. Bridgestone will receive federal funding as a team member of the Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck II program. The U.S. Department [...]

October’s Used Class 8 Truck Sales Up 7% After September Decline

November 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
October’s Used Class 8 Truck Sales Up 7% After September Decline

Used Class 8 truck same dealer sales increased in October, reversing the decline reported in September, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research. Month-to-month, volumes saw a 7 percent increase, which helped offset part of the 11 [...]

Strong Truck Market Share Boosts Paccar’s Q3 Results

October 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Strong Truck Market Share Boosts Paccar’s Q3 Results

Paccar reported good revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2016, according to Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “Paccar’s third quarter results reflect strong truck markets in Europe, increased heavy-duty truck market share in North America and Europe, and good aftermarket parts and financial services results worldwide,” Armstrong [...]

Kenworth Returning to Mid-America Trucking Show in March

October 18, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Kenworth Returning to Mid-America Trucking Show in March

Kenworth Truck Co. said Monday it will be an exhibitor at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) March 23-25, 2017, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. A year ago this week, Kenworth and Peterbilt Motors both announced they would not be a presence at the 2016 MATS show, [...]

Aerodynamic Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ Offered in Daycab Configurations

October 4, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
Aerodynamic Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ Offered in Daycab Configurations

Based on the success of the aerodynamic Model 579 EPIQ sleeper truck, Peterbilt has introduced the aerodynamic, fuel efficient Model 579 EPIQ daycab. Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the new model during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, which ends today in Las Vegas. “Fleets wanting to operate fuel-efficient daycabs have [...]

Cummins and Peterbilt to Join Forces on SuperTruck II

September 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Cummins and Peterbilt to Join Forces on SuperTruck II

Cummins Inc. said last week it will partner with Peterbilt Motors Co., a division of Paccar to develop and demonstrate technologies under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck II program. “Cummins and the entire team is focused on developing technologies that can transform the industry and help our customers [...]

Top Dealerships Honored at Paccar Parts And Peterbilt Conference

August 31, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Top Dealerships Honored at Paccar Parts And Peterbilt Conference

Paccar Parts and Peterbilt Motors Co. recently held the Anaheim 2016 Parts And Service Meeting for dealer parts, service and executive managers in Anaheim, Calif. where dealers were awarded for their outstanding achievements and performance. “These dealerships exemplify how parts and service work together to provide outstanding support to our [...]

Peterbilt Trucks Offer Hendrickson’s New Suspension, Steer System

August 23, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems has launched its Softek NXT integrated monoleaf suspension and steer axle system as an option on both Peterbilt 579 and 567 set forward axle models. Softek NXT is the next generation of Hendrickson’s road proven, weight-saving Softek monoleaf suspension and steer axle system. Softek NXT [...]

European Truck Demand Drives Q2 Income Figures for Paccar

July 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Peterbilt Model 520 Refuse Truck (Photo: Business Wire)

Peterbilt Model 520 Refuse Truck (Photo: Business Wire) “Paccar achieved good quarterly net income in the second quarter of 2016,” said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “Paccar’s financial results reflect favorable truck markets and good aftermarket parts and financial services results worldwide. I am very proud of our 23,000 employees [...]

Paccar Parts Hosts Grand Opening Of Renton Distribution Center

July 21, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News
Paccar Parts Hosts Grand Opening Of Renton Distribution Center

Paccar Parts recently celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art distribution center in Renton, Wash., bringing together more than 500 people including Paccar dealers and customers, parts suppliers and transit carriers, project vendors, city of Renton officials, representatives of Washington state officials, and Paccar employees. Guests were provided guided [...]