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    Axle options for Kenworth cabovers

    May 22, 2018 9:09AM by Truck News

    Kenworth has added three Dana Spicer axles to K270 and K370 medium-duty cabovers. The truck models are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 Series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, with gross axle weight ratings from 16,000 to 21,000 lb. The

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    Peterbilt introducing standard track steer axles

    March 23, 2018 4:27PM by Truck News

    Peterbilt will make standard track configurations of Paccar’s 20k and 22k steer axles beginning this May. Paccar’s heavy-duty steer axles are available on Models 567, 520, 389, 367, 365 and 348, and are ideal for vocational applications such as heavy-haul,

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    Standard track options from Kenworth

    March 16, 2018 3:03PM by Truck News

    Kenworth has unveiled new standard track options for proprietary 20,000- and 22,800-pound Paccar front axles. The axles were introduced last year with wide track configurations, and are available in Kenworth Class 8 vocational models. The 20,000-pound rating achieved with 425-series

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    Mack introduces 16,000-lb front axle

    April 20, 2017 11:26AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. — Mack Trucks today announced availability of a proprietary 16,000-lb front axle on its Pinnacle axle back and axle forward models. The new offering was announced at ExpoCam, and is geared towards flatdeck and heavy haul carriers in

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    Meritor unveils new high-efficiency tandem drive axle

    February 27, 2017 1:34PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Meritor introduced its new 14X HE high-efficiency tandem drive axle at a packed house on Broadway on the eve of the Technology & Maintenance Council’s spring meeting here this week. Hundreds of customers were invited to the

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    Dana tandem axle transforms to 6×2 configuration at highway speeds

    March 26, 2015 1:40PM by James Menzies

    It still provides the benefits of a 6×4 at low speeds and at launch

  • City Smarts: Spec’ing regional and medium-duty trucks

    December 5, 2014 12:02PM by Harry Rudolfs

    Beware the cookie cutter approach. Spec’s can vary widely from fleet to fleet.

  • New 6×2 Dana Spicer tandem axle

    September 9, 2014 10:35AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wa. – Kenworth’s new 6×2 Class-8 tandem axle works with both dual and wide-base tires. According to the company, the Dana Spicer EconoTrek 6×2 is up to 3% more fuel efficient than traditional 6×4 tandem axles. It also weighs

  • Detroit celebrates production of 250,000th DD engine, one-millionth axle

    June 25, 2014 2:17PM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. – Detroit Diesel Corporation has a lot to celebrate today, as it marks the production of its 250,000th DD series engine and its one-millionth axle. The DD series heavy-duty engine was the largest investment made in product development