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Kenworth announces three new options for vocational trucks

Kenworth Truck Co. has announced three new options for its vocational lineup of trucks. Allison Transmission’s 4700 RDS seven-speed automatic transmission – with optional second “deep reverse” – can be ordered on Kenworth’s T880, T800, W900, and C500. The transmission is part of the Allison rugged duty series. “It’s a great choice for our customers operating

Five truck trend takeaways from August

1. It’s time to start preparing for GHG Phase 2 “The new standards separate rules for engines and vehicles, an approach that some manufacturers supported while others preferred a single standard. In general, industry reaction was positive.” It’s time to gear up for phase 2 of greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards. The new standards

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Allison CEO talks automatic transmissions, expansion into class 8 market

Allison Transmission is one of the biggest names in the automotive industry, but not one that’s often associated with Class 8 trucks. Automatic transmissions like those at Allison simply haven’t had much of a place at the table in a world dominated by manual (and lately, automated manual) transmissions. This is a perception that Allison

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Reman transmissions roundup

According to Ramon Aguillon, aftermarket sales manager at Allison Transmission, “Allison Transmission’s remanufactured product line is called Allison ReTran. All of our remanufactured transmissions exclusively use Allison Genuine Parts and are tested to original factory specifications. Additionally, they are tested with Allison TES 295 approved fluid.” The advantages of ReTran remanufactured transmissions are that the

Freightliner announces new medium-duty truck options

Freightliner Trucks highlighted its new option packages that are now available to order for its Class 6/7 M2 106. “We know our medium-duty customers want options that enhance productivity, efficiency and driver recruitment, and we are delivering smart solutions on all levels,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “We are committed to helping

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Navistar offers Allison fuel-efficiency package on medium-duty, vocational trucks

Navistar Inc. will begin offering the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-efficiency package on its medium-duty and vocational International truck models. FuelSense, available in Allison’s 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 series transmissions, automatically adapts shift schedules and torque, maximizing transmission efficiency based on load, grade and duty cycle, without sacrificing performance. “Allison’s internal testing shows FuelSense cuts

The UPS deployment strategy, plans to add propane-powered trucks

It would be an understatement to say that UPS has been fielding alternative fuel powered package delivery vehicles for a considerable amount of time. After all, the company’s first all-electric truck went into service in New York City—in 1934. Today, UPS remains an aggressive user of alternative fuel vehicles. It currently operates more than 3,150

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