Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Equipment
Peterbilt 58-inch sleeper now in production

Peterbilt 58-inch sleeper now in production

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt’s lightweight, full-featured 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567.

Peterbilt recalls semis that go faster than tires can handle

Peterbilt recalls semis that go faster than tires can handle

DETROIT — A heavy truck manufacturer has volunteered to recall more than 2,000 semis because they can travel at speeds greater than their tires can safely handle.

Paccar's lightweight MX-11 engine available on 579 and 567 Models

Paccar's lightweight MX-11 engine available on 579 and 567 Models

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. said Tuesday the lightweight, fuel-efficient Paccar MX-11 engine is available on its flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567.

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake wheel-end plant gets Chamber of Commerce award

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake wheel-end plant gets Chamber of Commerce award

ELYRIA, Ohio — Expansion of operations at the Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake (BSFB) wheel-end production facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, earned the company a 2015 Business Expansion Award from the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce.

Great Dane showcasing equipment for foodservice industry at convention

Great Dane showcasing equipment for foodservice industry at convention

PHOENIX — Great Dane and its wholly owned subsidiary Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies are showcasing products tailored specifically for the changing needs of the foodservice industry through Friday at the 2015 International Food Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference here.

Mack mDRIVE exceeds 70% industry penetration

Mack mDRIVE exceeds 70% industry penetration

PHILADELPHIA — The Mack mDRIVE automated manual transmission (AMT) continues to take the industry by storm, recently exceeding 70 percent penetration in Mack Pinnacle axle back models and is also now the dominant transmission choice in Pinnacle axle forward models for the first time, a company executive said during the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition here last month.

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