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  • Feature Equipment


    February 2, 2016 2:22PM by James Menzies

    One of the most enjoyable things to report on is the introduction of a new model, and I had the opportunity to do that this week in Las Vegas when International unveiled its new HX Series. The HX will replace

  • News Equipment

    Chevron introduces new oil for Canadian severe-duty applications

    April 7, 2015 12:20PM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — Chevron has brought its new Delo 400 SD 15W-30 heavy-duty engine oil to Canada. The oil is geared towards severe-duty applications and addresses major shifts in on- and off-highway applications, the company says. “Whether north or south

  • News Equipment

    Volvo reinforces I-Shift for severe-duty applications

    March 18, 2015 8:47PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo’s I-Shift automated manual transmission can now be deployed into severe-service applications. A more rugged version of the transmission has been developed and will be available for order in May in Volvo VHD vocational trucks. It can

  • Product Equipment

    Freightliner adds new options to severe-service 122SD

    March 9, 2015 8:54AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Freightliner recently announced new options for its 122SD severe-duty vocational truck. The new options, intended for severe terrain and off-road applications, include oil pan skid plates, 12-inch frame rails, threaded front suspension spring pins and bushing and

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton introduces severe-service UltraShift Plus with unlimited payloads

    January 19, 2015 1:35PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton announced it is bringing to market a new A-Ratio UltraShift Plus automated transmission for extreme performance applications. The new MXP (Multipurpose Extreme Performance) transmissions have lower overall numerical ratios and higher torque ratings, Eaton announced. The

  • News Equipment

    Goodyear broadens G741 severe-service tire line

    September 18, 2014 8:50PM by Truck News

    One Canadian oilpatch fleet says it’s the best tire it has seen in 10 years or more