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Cummins, International, Mack and Mitsubishi Fuso to unveil truck technology at Work Truck Show

The Work Truck Show 2016 takes place between March 1-4 in Indianapolis, and companies making announcements at the show include Mitubishi Fuso of America, Inc.; Cummins Inc.; Mack Trucks; and International Truck, the show reported. Kenworth Truck Co., Ford Commercial Vehicles, Ram Commercial and Knapheide Manufacturing Co. also have scheduled press briefings at the show.

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The next chapter: International looks to gain ground in 2016

With the new year comes new predictions for what 2016 will hold for the industry and OEM resolutions for the coming year. Fleet Equipment caught up with Bill Kozek, president of Navistar, Truck and Parts, to take a look inside the OEM’s crystal ball and see what the immediate future might hold. “Our outlook is

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Hendrickson expands bumper offering for International ProStar

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim has announced an expanded offering of the All Makes Aero Clad stainless steel clad aluminum bumper for International ProStar. This latest offering is designed to replace three-piece plastic bumpers equipped on trucks built Feb. 2015 and later with new fixed mount bumper brackets; the ProStar Aero Clad bumper has been tested and proven

The medium-duty truck trends of the year

Within medium-duty segments, cabover trucks, gasoline options and light-duty, customizable vans are making a big splash in the market. “Isuzu is seeing a number of new customers moving to our low cab forward [LCF] design to better fit the different routes that customers have in tight confined areas,” said Brian Tabel, Isuzu’s executive director of

The truck equipment trend of the year

It’s been the talk of the industry all year. Its importance goes beyond monetary savings by preserving equipment and mitigating collisions. This year, Fleet Equipment crowns advanced safety systems as its 2015 Truck Equipment Trend of the Year. “Fleets are asking about safety systems; the percentage of orders for a collision mitigation radar system for

Matchmaking and downspeeding

Choosing an engine, transmission and axles that are specifically matched to work together for optimum performance is a fast emerging trend. When I say “optimum performance,” I mean maximum fuel efficiency with the right horsepower engines, coupled with an automated manual transmission that shifts at exactly the right RPM, and an axle with the best

International Truck announces Diamond Edge Certified Program

International Truck has announced its Diamond Edge Certified Program, a collaborative effort between International Truck and its dealer body to recognize dealers for their commitment to uptime, and to drive awareness of the high-performing service offered to customers from dealers with this designation. “International Truck has a passion for delivering on our mission of uptime,” said

International Truck introduces over-the-air ECM reprogramming

International Truck has announced that it plans to offer over-the-air (OTA) reprogramming of engine control modules (ECM) for International trucks powered by its N9, N10 and N13 proprietary engines, becoming the first company to offer the service. The company has completed its initial testing in its International Truck test fleets and will finalize testing in customer

International Truck focuses on uptime with OnCommand Connection offerings

At the Mid-America Trucking Show, International Truck announced a number of advancements to its OnCommand Connection open architecture remote diagnostics system. OnCommand Connection works with a customers existing telematics provider, pulling diagnostic-related data to create easy-to-understand vehicle health reports. Visibility into the operational health of the vehicle empowers customers to understand the severity of vehicle

The latest in OE natural gas offerings

Revised in the fall of 2014, the Heavy-duty Truck and Bus Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Roadmap by the California Hybrid, Efficient and Advanced Truck (CalHEAT) Research Center operated by CALSTART concludes that, “The recent increase in supply of natural gas in the United States along with a highly attractive price point, nearly half that of

International debuts body control module with enhanced Diamond Logic features

International Truck introduced a new body control module in conjunction with enhanced Diamond Logic features. The new body control module, designed in line with Society of Automotive Engineer 500k baud standards, will expand customer and truck equipment manufacturer electronics capabilities, driving more uptime, said the company. The new design will deliver six times the current

Navistar details mission to maximize customer uptime

Navistar announced its new mission centered on maximizing customer uptime, illustrating the company’s shift toward the future and its renewed emphasis on keeping customers’ trucks on the road. “Uptime means more than designing and building trucks to stay on the road longer,” said Bill Kozek, Navistar president, truck and parts. “It’s our renewed commitment to