A hybrid powertrain and unique trailer powers Internationals’ SuperTruck fuel efficiency.
International dealer West Michigan International announced the grand opening of Michigan’s first public electric commercial vehicle charging station at its Kalamazoo location. Located directly off I-94, one of the largest freight corridors in the Midwest, the new electric vehicle (EV) charging station is optimized for commercial vehicle charging and will provide fleets the ability to
First introduced in International’s premium set of connected vehicle solutions, Intelligent Fleet Care, Advanced Preventive Maintenance uses data collected from Navistar’s connected services platform OnCommand Connection to calculate fuel economy and identify the optimum maintenance intervals for each make and model of vehicle in a fleet. Fleets can now work with the International service network to manage all
Link Manufacturing has released aftermarket kits for its ROI Cabmate Semi-Active Cab Suspension. The kits are designed and engineered to replace original, factory-installed cab suspensions with Link’s “intelligent” cab suspensions featuring Road Optimized Innovation (ROI) technology, the company says. The kits target sleeper models including the Freightliner Cascadia, Kenworth T680, International LT Series, Peterbilt 579
Unexpected truck service issues always happen at the worst time in the worst place. Finding a service facility that has bay and technician availability, the right parts, and won’t rake you over the coals in terms of cost can feel like finding an oasis in the middle of a desert. But it doesn’t have to.
Using technology to improve safety, efficiency and productivity is making Brigiotta’s Farmland Produce & Garden Center a first choice wholesale produce distributor for customers.
OEM designs and resources are making upfitting easier than ever for vocational truck operators.
Fleet Equipment visited the 20th anniversary of the annual NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis to catch up on all the latest news and equipment from the medium-duty, vocational and construction segments. Check out photos and all the news from the show below. Cummins displayed its medium-duty B6.7 and L9 engines, both of which will
Navistar International Corporation has introduced new service and connectivity initiatives in an effort to simplify the vehicle maintenance process to ensure improved uptime and reduced total cost of ownership (TCO). Navistar says its International 360 platform creates seamless communication with dealers throughout the service process, supports all-makes fleets and integrates vehicle data from more than
Application: The Alpha and Omega of equipment spec’ing. Start with the right spec to work as productively as possible with that spec. “Vocational applications place a wide variety of demands on the drivetrain,” said Tony Sablar, vocational marketing manager for Peterbilt. “Consider the differences between a flatbed hauling materials to a construction site and the
Tough truck tasks require tough spec’ing choices. Picking the right lift axle to put to work is often one of the most complicated decisions. Driven by application, lift axles need to meet your expectations and adhere to stringent bridge laws. A quick refresher: The federal bridge formula aims to keep bridges from becoming overloaded, stating
Carrying your vocational load means balancing the right axle ratio with the right axle weight rating. Just as advanced engine technology and deeper integration have enabled faster axle ratios on-highway, so too have those engine efficiencies translated to the vocational world. “Today’s engines are more advanced and efficient than ever,” said Kelly Gedert, director of