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Deliveries of ProStar truck with MaxxForce 13 engine with SCR to begin next month

Navistar International Corporation announced that customer deliveries will begin next month for its International ProStar truck equipped with MaxxForce 13 with SCR. The truck is on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week. ProStar with MaxxForce 13 with ...

Navistar in better than expected position

In the midst of what company officials call a "great turn-around story," Navistar today updated its current financial and product situations at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky. New company CEO Troy ...

Cummins realigns its engine business

As part of a realignment strategy announced in January, Dave Crompton has assumed leadership of Cummins' newly formed Heavy-Duty, MidRange and Light-Duty (HMLD) Engine Business. Crompton most recently served as vice president and ...

Get updated news from MATS

The editorial staff at Successful Dealer will be covering the Mid-America Trucking Show this week and posting news, product announcements and more daily – and in some cases hourly. Check our website periodically for ...

Truck tonnage up, again

For-hire truck tonnage was up in February, marking a jump for four straight months for the first time in more than two years. The downside was January tonnage was weaker than expected. The ...

Ryder launches new website

Ryder System, Inc. has launched its new company website at www.ryder.com. The site features expanded content and an updated design to improve the user experience. “The new look and feel, and simpler navigation, ...

Class 8 numbers drag down February sales

Medium- and heavy-duty truck sales fell 3.9 percent in February, with Class 8 anchoring the decline, WardsAuto data shows. Class 8 deliveries slid 15.2 percent to 12,546 units as International, PACCAR and Volvo Trucks each saw double-digit ...

Great Dane will showcase at MATS

Great Dane says it will display two Freedom flatbeds (LT & SE), an Everest TL reefer with our exclusive ThermoGuard liner, and a Champion SE van with EnduroGuard—our new reinforced, corrosion-resistant rear frame ...

Volvo adds two factory seat options

Volvo Trucks says the Bose Ride seat suspension system is now available as a factory-installed option on its VNM and VNL highway tractors. Volvo Trucks is the first North American truck manufacturer to ...

MATS expecting 70,000 attendees

The 42nd annual Mid-America Trucking Show is expected to draw upwards of 70,000 attendees to the Kentucky Exposition Center this week, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. More than 1,000 exhibitors will showcase trucking products in ...

Navistar 13 liter launch ‘on track’

Navistar says it has submitted its 13 liter MxF13 test data for EPA approval and the company expects the okay to ship by the end of next month. "This week, we began to ...

Ervin Equipment enters used truck market

Ervin Equipment, Inc. has added a complete selection of used trucks to its existing selection of used and new trailers. Ervin has been supplying used and new trailers for multiple industries for more ...

Cummins, Peterbilt ‘SuperTruck’ gets nearly 10 mpg

Cummins Inc. and Peterbilt released test results Thursday showing a Peterbilt 587 demonstration tractor-trailer achieved a 54 percent increase in fuel economy, averaging nearly 10 miles per gallon under real world driving ...

Owner-operator population on the rise

The owner-operator population increased 6.2 percent last year in the wake of the recession, and the trend should continue in 2013, according to Overdrive-sponsored research. Commercial Motor Vehicle Consulting tracks owner-operator businesses for ...