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Kenworth making ConMet PreSet Plus wheel hub standard

ConMet PreSet Plus wheel hubs are now standard on Kenworth’s lineup of Class 8 over-the-road trucks, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Wednesday. Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director, ...

East making Alcoa Ultra ONETM wheel standard on 22.5 dual-tire spec’d trailers

East Manufacturing said Thursday that is made Alcoa’s new Ultra ONETM 22.5 x 8.25 wheel standard on all of its trailers spec'd with 22.5 dual-tire set- up. At just 40 pounds, Alcoa says ...

SAF-Holland releases integrated air suspension axle system, new brake and wheel end package

SAF-Holland introduced Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. several new additions to its lineup. SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System with P89 Wheel End Package, the company says, is ...

MATS: Set up day

The Mid-America Trucking Show is widely known for some of the coolest sights in trucking. Well, very few of those sights take place on the day before the show opens. The show opens ...

Cummins will debut diagnostic platform

Cummins says it will soon release Connected Diagnostics, a new application designed to work seamlessly with leading telematics systems. Cummins Connected Diagnostics, the first of several telematics-assisted applications that Cummins is developing, will provide ...

PacLease testing Bendix safety products in Technology Trucks

A range of Bendix safety technologies, including active safety systems and air disc brakes, are being showcased on PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) trucks at demonstrations across the United States and Canada. PacLease , with ...

Kenworth beefing up cabover offerings

Kenworth announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. the company has enhanced the exterior and interior of its K270 and K370 cabover models. Doug Powell, Kenworth’s medium duty marketing manager, ...

Kenworth refreshes its cabover lineup

Cummins ISX15 gets new rating

Cummins also announced Tuesday at its kickoff event for the Mid-America Trucking Show the introduction of the new ISX15 560 hp rating. Ideally suited for customers operating with heavy loads or on routes ...

Rush Truck Center sponsored Stewart finished 5th in Fontana race

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, whose No. 14 Chevy SS was sponsored by Rush Truck Centers, logged his second consecutive Top 5 finish Sunday. Stewart overcame a mid-race spin that dropped him to last in ...

Trailer orders surge 68% over last year

Orders from large fleets in February pushed new order volumes to 32,143 trailers and netted 29,947 units after cancellations, according to ACT Research Co. (ACT). “Net orders were up 17 percent sequentially and ...

Penske making bet on used truck sales

This year, Penske Used Trucks will roll out upwards of three used commercial truck dealerships nationwide as part of a growth strategy that matches the company’s existing call center and web-based sales ...

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Heavy-duty retail sales ‘outstanding’ in February

"Outstanding" isn't something truck dealers have heard in several years with regard to truck sales, but that's how Kenny Vieth, president and senior analyst at ACT Research Co., described February's results. "Heavy-duty orders were ...
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