Navistar

Avoiding the tempation of emission tampering

This is Part I of a five-part special report on emission tampering released last week by Successful Dealer. For access to Parts II-V, please see the links at the bottom of the page. For as long as heavy-duty trucks have been on the road, people have been tinkering with ...

PACCAR, Navistar issue recalls

PACCAR says it is recalling new Kenworth and Peterbilt units over a defect in the ignition switch. The recall affects model year 2014 Kenworth T170, T270, T370, T470, T660, T680, T800, T880, and W900 trucks manufactured May 6, 2013 through May 17, 2013 and model year 2014 Peterbilt 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 382, 384, ...

Navistar posts $300M loss, profit from parts segment soars

Navistar International Corporation announced Monday a second quarter net loss of $374 million, more than double the $172 million loss posted a year ago. Among the bright spots was a profit of $91 million from the company's parts segment, compared to $41 million in the second quarter of last year. "We ...

Industry Focus

Dealership News   Paccar Leasing (PacLease) has added new franchise locations in Dallas, Heyburn, Idaho, Loves Park, Ill., Jonesburg, Mo., Pendleton and Portland, Ore., Lancaster, Pa., Charleston, S.C. and Saint Mathieu-Laprairie, Quebec.   Vanguard Truck Center has added a new full-service dealership in Adairsville, Ga.   Rush Enterprises announces its subsidiaries have acquired certain ...

LNG, CNG usage in growth pattern

This is the first in a multi-part series from Truck Parts & Service on the emergence of natural gas trucks and challenges that will arise as technicians and repair shops adapt to service them.  As diesel prices rise and fleets turn to natural gas, will your business be ready to serve ...

Truck Parts and Services Directory Listings by Product Category

PRODUCT CATEGORIES   Additives & Chemicals   Advanced Power Systems International, Inc., Torrington, CT www.fitchfuelcatalyst.com   Ambac International, Elgin, SC www.ambac.net   BG Products, Inc., Wichita, KS www.bgprod.com   Chevron Products Company 4800 Fournace Place Bellaire, TX 77401 (713)432-2500 www.chevron.com See ad page IBC   CRC Industries, Warminster, PA www.crcindustries.com   E-Zoil Products, Inc., Buffalo, NY www.ezoil.com   Filtakleen Inc., Sandy, UT www.filtakleen-usa.com         FleetPride, Inc. 8401 New Trails, Ste. 150 The Woodlands, TX 77381 (866)435-3387 www.fleetpride.com   FPPF Chemical Co., Buffalo, NY www.fppf.com   Gold ...

November 2012 Industry Focus

People in the News   Following are personnel changes and announcements in the trucking industry:   Onspot of North America announces Justin Rogers has accepted the position of regional manager covering Eastern Canada. Daniel C. Ustian has retired as chairman, president, and CEO of Navistar. Navistar’s board of directors has appointed Lewis B. ...

September 2012 Industry Focus

People in the News   Following are personnel changes and announcements in the trucking industry:   Bergstrom Inc. has named Alan Leupold director of test and development. Reyco Granning has named Brien Scheffee leader of the company’s light-vehicle and powered-vehicle units, while Joe Gallo will lead the trailer group and Steve Denny will ...

Oil Bay

Effective Lubrication Procedures   Creating a best practice for lubricating trucks is good for you and your customers     By Lucas Deal, Associate Editor lucasdeal@randallreilly.com     Lubrication is a cornerstone of all maintenance operations. Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles need constant lubrication to run effectively, and it is the job of repair garages, dealers and fleet ...

Power lifter maintenance

Focus on batteries, hydraulics will keep heavy-duty accessories hard at work Medium-duty trucks may be modern-day workhorses, but their accessories are responsible for much of the heavy lifting. Without the related assortment of lift gates, buckets and tools, some trucks would be limited to little more than delivering employees to ...