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    T680 now offered with MX-11, AMT

    March 20, 2018 8:54AM by Truck News

    Kenworth’s T680 can now be ordered with the Paccar MX-11 engine and proprietary automated transmission designed to support linehaul and regional haul applications with gross vehicle weights up to 110,000 pounds. The MX-11 offers up to 430 hp and 1,650

  • News Equipment

    International guarantees reliability of new A26 engine

    August 18, 2017 6:27AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – International Truck is assuring customers its new A26 engine will be reliable, by offering gift cards in the event of breakdowns that can’t be quickly remedied. The new 12.4-liter engine was built to deliver industry-leading uptime, durability

  • News Equipment

    International ships first trucks with A26 engine

    June 30, 2017 10:45AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – International Truck has announced it has started shipping trucks with its new A26 engine. The 12.4-liter engine is being shipped in International LT and RH series trucks, offering up to 9% better fuel economy over comparable models

  • News Equipment

    Navistar unveils new International A26 engine

    March 1, 2017 8:58AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – International this week took the wraps off its new A26 engine, which it says is lighter weight and 5% more fuel efficient than its N-series predecessor. The launch was held at the spring meeting of the Technology

  • 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.

  • Volvo revises LNG engine plans

    October 1, 2014 10:52AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Volvo Trucks no longer intends to produce a compression ignition LNG engine for the North American market. The company issued a statement today saying while it will continue to field-test dimethyl ether (DME) powered vehicles and will

  • Mack offers new Super Econodyne

    September 9, 2014 10:10AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, NC — Mack Trucks has a new powertrain suited for regional and bulk haul runs. The MP7 Super Econodyne (SE) puts out 405hp and 1,560 lb.-ft of torque. When mated with a Mack mDrive automated manual transmission (AMT) and

  • Cummins testing new E-85 medium-duty engine

    July 14, 2014 12:42PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Cummins Inc. has teamed with the California Energy Commission (CEC) to develop a new ethanol-sipping power plant. The Ethos 2.8 E85 is a medium-duty truck engine that is specifically designed to run on E-85 fuel, which is

  • 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

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    Kenworth offers optimized engine/transmission combination for improved fuel economy

    May 15, 2014 2:15PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth says its T680 is now available with the Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission, optimized for the Paccar MX engine. “By optimizing the Kenworth T680 with the new Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission and 2014