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S&S Truck Parts releases Freightliner catalog

S&S Truck Parts has released a new catalog of its replacement Freightliner parts. The catalog is available to customers through the S&S Truck Parts website, the company says, and is broken down by ...

Mack MP8 engine now available on TerraPro

Mack Trucks Monday announced that its 13-liter MACK MP8 engine would be made available in the MACK TerraPro concrete pumper. The Mack MP8 features three ratings and performance calibrations unique to the concrete ...

Allstate Peterbilt opens Dickinson facility

Allstate Peterbilt recently opened its newest facility in Dickinson, North Dakota. The newly-constructed, state of the art Peterbilt truck dealership features six service bays, a 2,000 square-foot parts display area and driver amenities, ...

Truckworx Kenworth adds bus line

Truckworx Kenworth, with branches in Alabama and Mississippi, have expanded their product line as the newest Blue Bird dealier for the State of Alabama. Operating as an extension of Truckworx Kenworth, Busworx Blue ...

Class 8 orders show improvement in January

Orders of Class 8 trucks rose 7 percent in January over the month before but still lagged 11 percent behind January 2011, according to a report released Monday by FTR Associates. The preliminary report ...

Diesel prices rocket up nearly a dime

The price of diesel climbed 9.5 cents to $4.022 a gallon the Department of Energy said Monday. Monday's jump marked the first time diesel has topped $4 in more than two months, and ...

Wabash National improves websites

Wabash National has launched its new corporate website, as well as sites for its Commercial Trailer Products and Wabash Composites businesses. According to Wabash, the three new sites enable the company to present ...

Bremskerl introduces air disk break pad

Bremskerl has introduced a full line of low dusting, low noise air disc brake pads for the North American market. Bremskerl’s premium 8010 formulation, currently in use on truck/trailer, transit, coach bus, fire truck ...

Continental Tire gets SmartWay ‘okay’

Continental Tire the Americas' new drive tire for commercial trucks – the Conti EcoPlus HD3 – has been verified by the U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership as a low rolling resistance drive ...

TRP rolling out aluminum all-makes wheels

TRP announces the availability of aluminum wheels for all makes of trucks and trailers, offering significant weight reduction and fuel efficiency benefits to operators everywhere. Available in 22.5-in. and 24.5-in. sizes in both ...

NHTSA safety recalls

The following are safety recalls issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: • Mack Trucks, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2013 CHU, CXU, GU, LEU, and MRU trucks, equipped with model ...

New Kenworth dealership opens in Manitoba

Custom Truck Sales, a member of the Kenworth dealer network, has opened a new 14,000 square-foot parts and service facility in Brandon, Manitoba. The dealership has seven service bays and an overhead crane in its ...

Daimler confirms 1,300 potential layoffs

Friday, Daimler Trucks confirmed Friday published reports concerning potential layoffs at plants at its North American plants. Daimler spokesman Dave Giroux says the company has notified approximately 1,300 workers in North Carolina and ...

NTP offering DPF and EGR coverage

National Truck Protection Inc. (NTP), an independent provider of extended service contracts (ESCs) to the trucking industry, announced Friday the company will offer Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve ...