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  • How Concrete Producers can Manage Fuel Costs

    Buying fuel at the lowest possible price is difficult in volatile fuel markets that can swing 10 cents or more in a day. Here is advice so you can have control over these large outlays.

  • Western Star 4700 Now Available with Allison 4700 RDS Transmission

    Western Star Trucks, Inc. today announced that the Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) series automatic transmission is now available for the Western Star® 4700.

  • Two New Radial OTR Tires Debut

    Yokohama Tire Corporation is unveiling two new off-the-road (OTR) radial tires at the upcoming ConExpo trade show: the RL45™ and RL51™.  The tires will be on display in Yokohama booth #30412 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 4-8.

  • Fleet Sentiment Report Shows Positive Signs for Q1 2014

    Sixty-two percent of the fleet executives responding to the Q1 2014 Fleet Sentiment survey conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research in January indicated they planned to place orders for Class 8 trucks in the next three months.  Forty-eight percent indicated they planned to place trailer orders. ...

  • Air Lift Expands Suspension Solutions Lineup for Half-Ton Pickups

    Air Lift's newest kits for half-ton trucks are part of its LoadLifter 5000(tm) series kit line,which works with the vehicle's  existing suspension, delivering up to5,000 pounds of load leveling capacity, eliminating sway and squat, andincreasing safety and comfort when towing or hauling heavy loads.

  • Scheuerle Trailer Produced in U.S.

    The first American SCHEUERLE HighwayTrailer has been produced at the Precision Fabricating & Cleaning Co., Inc. facility in Cocoa, Florida. It will be unveiled at the CONEXPO fair in Las Vegas in March. "With the HighwayTrailer, we offer a German product which has been adapted for the American...

  • Kenworth To Showcase T880 Mixer with PACCAR MX-13 Engine at World of Concrete

    The T880 mixer on display will include a PACCAR MX-13 engine rated at 405 hp and 1,450 lb-ft of torque, Eaton® UltraShift® Plus VMS transmission, McNeilus standard mixer body, and a 116.5-inch BBC hood optimized for the PACCAR MX-13.

  • Tier 4 and your Heavy Equipment

    How EPA's final emissions hurdle may affect vehicle and equipment replacement schedules.

  • Devices Improve Drivers' Visibility

    Industry has developed devices to either improve vision or to alert drivers to objects in blind spots.

  • New 4000 Ultra Synthetic Lubricant

    Champion Brands LLC, a globally recognized leader in specialty lubricants, recently announced the introduction of Champion 4000 Ultra Synthetic with DYNAVIS Technology, a new, high-efficiency synthetic transmission and hydraulic oil.