Truck News


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    Mack sees sleeper orders explode, adds two new products

    March 12, 2019 9:06AM by James Menzies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Mack Trucks saw orders for its sleeper tractors surge 221% last year, reinforcing a strong market acceptance for its new Mack Anthem. John Walsh, vice-president of marketing with Mack, said the sleeper truck industry as a whole

  • News Equipment

    New Western Star leadership eyes vocational growth

    July 17, 2018 5:00PM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – David Carson, the newly installed president of Western Star, says the company is positioned for growth in the vocational segment and poised to take advantage of a strengthening market. Speaking to the truck press for the first

  • News Equipment

    International introduces new vocational models, warranty packages

    January 24, 2018 11:00AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Navistar International has expanded its line of HV vocational trucks, and introduced additional warranty coverage for it’s A26 engine. The company introduced at World of Concrete new HV507 and HV607 models. The trucks feature a shorter

  • News Equipment

    Driving the International HV

    October 30, 2017 11:16AM by James Menzies

    HV, LoneStar latest International trucks to get new interior

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    International reveals new vocational truck

    September 25, 2017 3:38PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – International took the wraps off a new HV vocational truck at the North American Commercial Vehicle show here today. The truck will come with the International A-26 engine, and was designed with uptime in mind, according to

  • News Equipment

    Driving the Volvo VHD with I-Shift crawler gears

    July 4, 2016 9:32AM by James Menzies

    Volvo’s crawler gears offer better control when even 1 mph is too fast

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    Driving the International HX620

    April 26, 2016 10:02AM by James Menzies

    New HX Series could represent a severe-service revival for International

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    East Coast International brings HX Series to Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

    April 7, 2016 12:36PM by Truck News

    MONCTON, N.B. — The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show runs Apr. 7-8 at the Moncton Coliseum Complex and East Coast International Trucks is taking the opportunity to introduce eastern fleets to the new International HX Series. The HX Series is a

  • News Equipment

    Cat’s CT681 enters full production

    February 3, 2016 10:01AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Caterpillar has announced its model CT681 vocational truck is now in full production. The CT681 is a Class 8 set-forward axle truck intended for snow plow, concrete mixer, dump and super dump applications. The company says

  • News Equipment

    Eaton announces vocational Fuller Advantage Series automated 10-speed

    February 2, 2016 3:22PM by Truck News

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — In an announcement Canadian fleets will welcome, Eaton says it is expanding its Fuller Advantage Series automated manual transmissions to cover vocational applications and gross vehicle weights of up to 110,000 lbs. Previously the Fuller Advantage was

  • 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

    International debuts HX Series vocational trucks

    February 1, 2016 7:29PM by James Menzies

    International PayStar replaced with more modern, higher-end HX Series

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    International debuts new HX Series vocational trucks

    February 1, 2016 10:48AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — International Truck will today debut its new HX Series Class 8 vocational truck models. The launch marks the company’s re-entry into the construction and concrete markets, rounding out its severe-service line-up. The HX Series, to be

  • International’s new vocational truck to debut in February

    October 22, 2015 9:30AM by James Menzies

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A new International vocational truck, which will replace the PayStar, will be unveiled in February and will start hitting dealer lots in April. Jeff Sass, senior vice-president, North America truck sales and marketing with Navistar, told

  • News Equipment

    Peterbilt shows off vocational trucks at customer event

    September 30, 2015 7:52AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt recently invited customers to its Denton, Texas truck plant for a closer look at its vocational truck line-up. The three-day event, called Commitment to Class, also included a tour of the assembly plant and test drives