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How engines aim to minimize DPF downtime

Of course, the DPF and aftertreatment system (as detailed in our in-depth feature story here) aren’t the only reasons for downtime when it comes to engines. We spoke to the engine manufacturers about other ways in which their newest engines help fleets avoid downtime. According to Darryl Oster, assistant chief engineer with Peterbilt, maximizing reliability

Minimizer releases new floor mats for International trucks

Minimizer is releasing new Custom Molded Floor Mat kits designed to fit eight different International trucks, including the 5900i, 9200i, 9400i, and 9900i models. “Our Custom Molded Floor Mats are designed to be a perfect fit, which can be tough logistically, but I’m proud to say our R&D team has pulled it off,” Minimizer Chief

International makes Truck-Lite mirrors, headlights standard on LT Series

International Trucks will offer two components from Truck-Lite Co. as standard offerings on the International LT Series of heavy-duty trucks: the main mirror, located on the doors of the truck, and custom LED headlights. The fender mirror, located on the hood of the truck, and halogen headlights will also be available as options. “The LT

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Fleet Equipment’s 2016 Truck Equipment Trend of the Year

This past year saw the introduction of new trucks, new proprietary integrated powertrain equipment—including the introduction of 2017 engines—and a huge leap forward in terms of truck technology and telematics. Yet the biggest equipment talking point this year was the piece of the equipment productivity puzzle that has the largest direct impact on the truck’s

How integrated powertrains bring out the best in trucks

With more integrated powertrain choices than ever, Fleet Equipment dived into the offerings to give you the lowdown on what’s out there, what’s new for 2017, and how it all works together. How it works Let’s get right into the specifics of integrated powertrains—how do engines “talk” to transmissions that are part of the integrated

From theory to reality: How soon will tomorrow’s trucks incorporate SuperTruck technologies?

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) introduced the SuperTruck program, the aim of which was to develop tractor-trailers that by 2015 were 50% more efficient than the 2009 baseline models. Enlisted for the project were four major truck OEMs: Daimler, Peterbilt (working with Cummins), Volvo and International. Now, these four OEMs are back

October’s five truck trend takeaways

We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from October focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. Fleets are seeing the benefits of traction control technology The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will require full-stability technology on most

Navistar makes SAF-Holland fifth wheels standard on all International trucks

Navistar has announced that it is making SAF-Holland its standard fifth wheel position bearer on all International trucks, including making SAF-Holland’s FW17 the standard on the new LT series. “SAF-Holland is honored that Navistar chose Holland as its standard fifth wheel on International trucks,’” said Jeff Talaga, SAF-Holland’s vice president of sales and strategic development for the

International introduces its LT Series trucks

International Truck has launched its new line of Class 8 over-the-road trucks, the LT Series. According to International, the company made the needs and preferences of drivers a priority in developing this truck. The LT Series will be offered in multiple configurations, including day cab, 56-in. low roof sleeper, 56-in. high-rise sleeper, 73-in. high-rise sleeper and

How remote diagnostics stay on top of service issues

While OEMs will share their proprietary service data through Right to Repair, they have also continued to develop their respective remote diagnostics offerings to better diagnose a truck’s problems. In fact, Remote diagnostic systems are now offered in some form by all the major truck and engine OEMs. These systems collect diagnostic data on the

Know your rights: How the Right to Repair ruling is impacting service providers

In September of 2015, the Commercial Vehicle Right to Repair Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed. The ruling applies to trucks made in the U.S. and Canada, model years 2010 and newer, and gives aftermarket repair shops reasonable access to OEM service information and diagnostic tools. This proprietary information was made available as of Jan.

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Bendix air brakes now standard on International trucks

Navistar Inc. and Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems have signed a long-term agreement making Bendix products standard on the entire lineup of International Class 5-8 air-braked tractor, truck and bus platforms. Bendix products that will become standard in June as a result of the agreement are as follows: Bendix ABS-8 Advanced antilock braking system; Bendix valves; Bendix

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