Trucks en Tank Trucks | A look back | 1962-1964 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Reminisce with us as we journey through the history of the tank truck industry from the pages of Bulk Transporter's archives. This gallery spans the years 1962 through 1964. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Fleets Trucks Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:15:00 +0000 55701 at Eaton Cummins adds new downsped overdrive model to SmartAdvantage powertrain <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies joint venture announced the addition of a new downsped overdrive model to its broad range of Eaton and Cummins SmartAdvantage Powertrains.&nbsp;</p> <p>The 1,550/1,850 lb-ft torque rating is compatible with rear axle ratings down to 2.47:1, enabling engine cruise speeds as low as 1,075 RPMs--even lower than some direct drive transmissions. The new model is an ideal specification for fleets interested in optimizing performance and fuel economy in linehaul applications.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:07:00 +0000 55781 at Cummins Connected Diagnostics now available through Zonar <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Zonar and Cummins Inc are announcing the availability of Cummins Connected Diagnostics to customers using Zonar&#39;s smart fleet management solution, delivering critical information to operations managers that can help optimize the performance of their fleets.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Technology News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:24:00 +0000 55631 at Navistar will halt production of medium-duty 9/10-liter engine by 2018 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Navistar announced it will cease all engine production at its plant in Melrose Park IL by the second quarter of fiscal 2018. The company will continue the facility&#39;s transformation into Navistar&#39;s technical center, including truck and engine testing and validation as well as used truck sales and reconditioning, continuing the process that started in 2010.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:21:00 +0000 55621 at DTNA's new cloud-based, real-time tool built to evaluate truck performance <div class="field-byline"> By Kevin Jones </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Taking the next step in telematics, Daimler Trucks North America will soon provide more vehicle data than ever before, along with a new service to &ldquo;pre-analyze&rdquo; and stream fleet-wide results measuring safety, uptime, fuel economy and performance&mdash;a suite of services designed to validate DTNA&rsquo;s own truck performance claims and ease the &ldquo;data overload&rdquo; for customers, according a trucking press event in Yountville CA.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Technology News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 02:07:00 +0000 55541 at OTC adds Hendrickson front, rear suspension bushing adapter kits in North America <div class="node-body article-body"><p>OTC introduces new bushing adapter kits for Hendrickson front and rear suspensions in heavy-duty applications. The OTC 4250 Front Suspension Bushing Adapter Kit and 4254 Rear Suspension Bushing Adapter Kit are now available for select Hendrickson suspensions.</p> <p>4250 Front Suspension Bushing Adapter Kit:</p> <p>&bull; Aids in the removal and installation process for select Hendrickson front suspensions, including PACCAR Monoleaf, Navistar Monoleaf and Volvo Monoleaf D-pin pivot bushings.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 02:02:00 +0000 55521 at Mack Trucks marks milestone of 100th Certified Uptime Center <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mack Trucks has certified its 100th dealer location as a Mack Certified Uptime Center--an accreditation signifying the dealer has met stringent requirements to better improve service and help keep customers&rsquo; trucks up and running.</p> <p>Standardized workflows and processes at Mack Certified Uptime Centers, combined with redesigned service bays, enable quicker repairs and more streamlined service for customers. Mack began distinguishing dealerships that achieved the guidelines to be a Mack Certified Uptime Center in January 2016.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:42:00 +0000 55451 at Three-year-old boy gets to unbox the new Volvo VNL <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America recently set a spectacular record when launching their all-new truck series, the Volvo VNL. By letting 3-year-old Joel Jovine unbox the full-size truck, he not only revealed the US-developed truck, but also helped achieve a formal Guinness World Records title for the Largest object unboxed.</p> <p>See the record film at: <a href="" title=""></a></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:01:00 +0000 55271 at Volvo Trucks opens new Customer Center at the New River Valley Plant <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America recently held the grand opening of its new Volvo Trucks Customer Center at its New River Valley (NRV) facility. Built to showcase Volvo products, innovations, and the brand in a dynamic way to engage visitors, the Customer Center was part of a $38.1 million investment in the Dublin VA facility where all Volvo truck models for North America are assembled.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:58:00 +0000 55261 at Mack Trucks offering hints on new truck <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In preparation for the highly anticipated debut of its next-generation highway model, Mack Trucks recently launched a campaign featuring sneak-peek photos, behind-the-scenes videos, and other exclusive material.</p> <p>Visitors to <a href="" title=""></a> can sign up to receive notifications as new content is posted, as well as claim an invitation to watch the launch of the new product via a live video stream on September 13.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:56:00 +0000 55251 at