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Trending truck equipment: Tracking the hottest industry trends

Last month, the Fleet Equipment team set off on a whirlwind trade show schedule that put us at three different shows in four weeks—the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind., the TMC Annual Meeting in Nashville and finally, the big one, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Spend even a couple minutes walking

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Cummins showcases new engine rating, announces connected diagnostics

Cummins Inc. made announcements of fuel-efficiency improvements, a new engine rating and Connected Diagnostics. For the most fuel-conscious fleets, the ISX15 is available with ratings of 400 to 450 HP, which deliver peak torque at 1,000 rpm. All ratings can be uniquely tailored with electronic features like load-based speed control, gear-down protection and vehicle acceleration management

Cummins releases 25th Anniversary Turbo Diesel package

Cummins commemorated the 25th Anniversary of its Turbo Diesel engine in the Ram Heavy Duty Truck lineup by releasing an upfit package for model year 2014 heavy-duty pickups. With this 25th Anniversary package, 2014 Ram Heavy Duty pickup owners will be able to transform their truck into a unique 25th- Anniversary truck with custom badges,

Navistar introduces new product offerings for vocational segments

Navistar Inc. announced that is has expanded vehicle enhancements and powertrain choices for severe service and medium-duty product lines by expanding vehicle enhancements and powertrain choices on International brand vocational truck models. In addition, the company will add selective catalytic reduction (SCR) emissions technology to its high horsepower mid-range engines starting this summer. The company’s

Cummins Filtration opens YouTube channel

Shedding new light on diesel engine filtration is a new YouTube channel from Cummins Filtration Inc. that focuses on the “science to technology” approach for its Fleetguard filter product line. Newly posted videos are available on the Cummins Filtration YouTube channel at Additional videos will be posted throughout 2014. “We encourage our customers to

Ram Truck brings out 2014 models featuring MPG-boosting innovations

Central to the design and development of 2014 model year Ram Truck pickups and chassis cabs is an emphasis on boosting fuel efficiency. The 2014 Ram 1500, for example, was designed with the manufacturer’s TorqueFlite 8, an eight-speed automatic that doubles the amount of gears compared to the previously available four-speed transmission, and stop-start, thermal

2014 Ram 1500 Laramie EcoDiesel
Generating uptime: Meeting medium-duty fleet needs

Navistar’s president reflects on how truck OEMs are addressing the needs of medium-duty fleets: “The goals of medium-duty fleets are not really different than those of heavy-duty on-highway operations,” says Bill Kozek, president, North America Truck and Parts at Navistar. “While medium-duty operations generally see trucks as a tool to get their real business done,

Meeting Medium Duty Needs
Engine OE overhaul programs

Cummins Cummins offers a number of overhaul and warranty programs, including the ISX Overhaul Kit Program, for customers who need to overhaul a 1998-2009 ISX engine; ISX Absolute Power Program, which offers the overhaul kit, injectors and cylinder head; and the National Overhaul Warranty (NOW) Program for Cummins mid-range (C8.3, ISC, QSC, ISL, QSL) and

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2014 heavy-duty diesel engines update

EPA’s greenhouse gas emission standards (GHG14) for heavy-duty vehicles begin with model year 2014. NHTSA’s fuel consumption standards will be voluntary in model years 2014 and 2015 and become mandatory with model year 2016 for most regulatory categories. Both agencies allow manufacturers to comply early in model year 2013 and that is essentially what the

Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Update
Engine overhaul: Good maintenance, high-quality components support engine life

While following manufacturers’ recommended maintenance procedures will ensure the longest possible life of a fleet’s engines, eventually there may come a time when an overhaul is necessary. Particularly, as fleets strive to maximize uptime and equipment life, reman engines—which are rebuilt from the bottom up according to very stringent guidelines—are becoming more popular. Working with truck

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