Peterbilt

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, ...

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, ...

Brake Shop

Shiny Side Up   NHTSA looks to mandate electronic stability controls     Every professional driver wants to keep his truck “shiny side up” and between a highway’s painted lines. Standards ...

June 2011 Industry Focus

Rove To Deliver Keynote Address At Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to President George W. Bush, will share his political insights with attendees during the second-annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, Aug. 24-25, 2011 at the Dallas Convention Center. Known as “The ...

Particulate Particulars

  With scheduled cleanings and a little care, a diesel particulate filter should enjoy a long service life. Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) hardly enjoy an easy ride. The can-shaped addition to exhaust systems — needed to meet 2007 emission standards — faces an ongoing attack in the form of high ...