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  • 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

  • Con-way makes automated transmissions a mainstream spec’

    May 29, 2014 2:06PM by Truck News

    JOPLIN, Mo. — Con-way Truckload has ordered 550 new tractors, 540 of which were spec’d with automated transmissions. The company figures the switch will help it attract new drivers. Tandem-axles were specified, to provide drivers with a smoother ride, the