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    Kenworth to offer PACCAR MD engines; Gets top marks in JD Power survey

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    BELLEVUE , Wash. — Kenworth says will install the new Paccar PX-6 and PX-8 medium duty engines in its conventional Class 6 and 7 vehicles in January 2007.

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    ’07 slump not enough to yield record build-up to 2010: Analysts

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LOMBARD, Ill. — Nearly a million class 8 trucks will be retailed over the four-year period between 2006 through ’09 — whether or not there are problems with low-emission ’07 engines, says a leading North American trucking market research firm.

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    International recognized by JD Power in vocational class

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WARRENVILLE, Ill. — International Truck and Engine has received the J.D. Power and Associates award for Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Vocational Segment Class 8 Trucks, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2006 Heavy-Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study released last week.

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    International supplying Ford with new diesel engine

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DETROIT — Navistar’s International Truck and Engine says it will supply Ford Motor Co. with a new 6.4-liter Ford Power Stroke Diesel engine for the 2008 Ford F-Series Super Duty.

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    Goodyear rolls out Fuel-friendly tire

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    SAN ANGELO, Tex.– Goodyear is launching a series of three heavy-duty linehaul tires the manufacturer says could deliver as much as a four-percent, mile-per-gallon increase in fuel mileage.

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    Stanford U study says hybrids could eventually replace FedEx’s medium duty line

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DALLAS, TEX. — Stanford University Graduate School of Business is studying Freightliner’s efforts to bring diesel hybrid electric engines to market as an alternative for applications such as delivery vans and utility vehicles.

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    Former Detroit Diesel CEO replaces Gosnell at ArvinMeritor; company launches emissions arm

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TROY, Mich., – Tom Gosnell, president of ArvinMeritor’s Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business, is retiring after 27 years at the truck component and aftermarket supplier. He is being replaced Carsten J. Reinhardt, who was previously CEO and president of Detroit Diesel Corp., a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler.

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    Cat, Navistar settle lawsuits; ink long-term supply deals

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    PEORIA, Ill. — Enginemaker Caterpillar Inc. and its customer Navistar International have called a truce.

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    Buy ‘Em If You Need ‘Em: Trucking analyst

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LOMBARD, Ill. — Booming truck sales record of 2006 is demand driven, says North American trucking market research firm MacKay & Co.

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    KENDALL CJ-4 ENGINE OIL

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Synthetic blend heavy-duty engine oil goes beyond industry spec.

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    PARTS, SERVICE PURCHASING

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Mack, Volvo launch MV Preferred program for managing parts and service repairs purchasing.

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    FUEL-EFFICIENT TIRES

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Goodyear has introduced three new tires using a new fuel-efficient technology.

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    KW MIDRANGE VAN BODIES

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    One-stop medium-duty body shopping at Kenworth dealerships.

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    NOISEBRAKER MUFFLER

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    New muffler from Walker reduces back pressure and noise.

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    BREAKDOWN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Freightliner service addition is expressly for owner-operators and small fleets