Sunday, April 23, 2017
Equipment
California carriers file second lawsuit against CARB concerning DPF fires

California carriers file second lawsuit against CARB concerning DPF fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A group of Golden State trucking companies and others filed a lawsuit in Sacramento County against the California Air Resources Board for the second time, alleging diesel particulate filters cause truck fires.

Kenworth updates Predictive Cruise Control for T680s, T880s

Kenworth updates Predictive Cruise Control for T680s, T880s

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has updated its Predictive Cruise Control functionality available for the Kenworth T680 and T880 with the new 2017 Paccar MX-11, Paccar MX-13 and Cummins X15 engines.

Goodyear expands Total Solution products to help truckers lower operating costs

Goodyear expands Total Solution products to help truckers lower operating costs

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is expanding its Total Solution of trusted products, a nationwide network, reliable services and fleet management tools to help trucking fleets lower their operating costs.

Kenworth makes Bendix ESP standard on T680, T880

Kenworth makes Bendix ESP standard on T680, T880

KIRKLAND, Wash. — The Bendix ESP Electronic Stability Program is now standard on new Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors, Kenworth officials said.

Volvo Trucks to discontinue production, distribution of 16.1-liter D16 diesel engine

Volvo Trucks to discontinue production, distribution of 16.1-liter D16 diesel engine

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America has informed its dealers through an internal sales bulletin that effective immediately it will cease production and distribution of its 16.1-liter D16 diesel engine.

Eaton expands distribution channels of its branded synthetic lubricants, grease

Eaton expands distribution channels of its branded synthetic lubricants, grease

GALESBURG, Mich. — Power management company Eaton has expanded the company’s channels of distribution for Eaton-branded synthetic lubricants and multi-purpose grease to now include direct shipments to all commercial trucking industry professionals, including fleets and independent truck operators.

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