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  1. Western Star Press Release / April 13, 2018
  2. Western Star Press Release / April 3, 2018
  3. Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) Press Release / April 4, 2018 The Volvo D13TC has been completely redesigned to work at low engine RPM and provide maximum fuel efficiency through extreme downspeeding - giving you an engine that helps improve fuel economy without sacrificing performance. .
  4. Peterbilt Motors Press Release / April 20, 2018 Model 520 Demonstration Vehicle with a fully electric drivetrain - emits zero emissions in a quiet manner, which is ideal for neighborhood communities where these trucks operate. .
  5. Dodge Market News

  6. Global Ford Ranger

  7. DAF Trucks Press Release / April 18, 2018 The trucks of van de Brug, specialist in tanker transportation, have been driving through Europe for 55 years. The blue and white fleet consists mainly out of DAFs. "A strategic choice", says co-owner Evert van de Brug. "The quality of the vehicles and the service is great. And with the new generation CF and XF, DAF really sets the new standard." .
  8. The Liebherr T 284 Mining Truck

    Liebherr Press Release / April 18, 2018 The Liebherr T 284 mining truck represents Liebherr’s advancement of the successful T 282 C. It continues to be the lightest (lowest empty vehicle weight) and most capable (highest payload) ultra-class mining truck, while offering reduced fuel consumption, delivering over 4,000 hp. .
  9. Volvo Trucks Press Release / April 16, 2018 Our lightweight trucks deliver the best payload to all kinds of customers. Here’s just one example of how you can increase your profit by up to 25%. .
  10. Volkswagen Clarifies Position on Navistar Takeover in SEC Filing Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) / April 19, 2018 Volkswagen AG has cooled expectations that it is moving to take over Navistar International in an April 18 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, in the same statement, the Germany-based OEM left the door open for its Volkswagen Truck & Bus GMbH subsidiary to possibly acquire Navistar at some later date. The SEC form, signed by VW Truck & Bus CEO Andreas Renschler, was filed two days after media reports suggested that Volkswagen Truck & Bus was open to taking over Navistar International Corp. VW currently holds a 16.9% share in the U.S. company via a “wide-ranging strategic alliance," announced back in 2016. “On April 16, 2018,” stated VW’s SEC filing, “various news sources interpreted remarks, during a question and answer session, by representatives of VW T&B” to suggest that an acquisition of U.S.-based Navistar by the German firm was under consideration. “VW T&B is not," the statement continued, "reporting any changes to its plans or proposals [for Navistar]… although as previously disclosed, VW T&B continuously reviews its investment… [in Navistar] and may in the future determine to undertake various actions in connection with its investment, including the possible acquisition” of Navistar. On April 16, HDT contacted VW T&B for comment on whether or not the subsidiary was considering a full takeover of Navistar. In response, Julia Kroeber-Riel, head of Group Communications & Governmental Relations for Volkswagen Truck & Bus, told HDT that, “On our way to becoming ‘Global Champion,’ we keep all options open.” The reporting of April 16 also had it that VW T&B CFO Matthias Gruendler had indicated that U.S. law would require VW to issue a formal takeover bid for Navistar if it increases its stake above 17%. VW also sought to clarify that representation with its SEC filing, stating: “It was reported that a representative of VW T&B had stated that increases by VW T&B in its level of ownership of the Issuer [Navistar] above current levels would not be possible without VW T&B being required by Delaware law to make an offer to acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of Common Stock not owned by it. VW T&B hereby corrects such statement by noting that neither U.S. securities law nor Delaware law includes such a requirement.”
  11. Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) / April 17, 2018 Autocar Trucks will be the first North American refuse truck manufacturer to offer the new Cummins X12 engine. The 11.8-liter X12 diesel engine will be offered in ACX refuse trucks beginning in October when Cummins starts full production of the X12 at its Jamestown, N.Y. facility. Autocar will begin accepting orders for X12-powered trucks in June. According to Autocar, the X12 will net customers an additional 733 pounds of payload compared to the previous engine, the ISX12. The weight saving is achieved through an innovative sculpted block design, as well as weight reduction in the after-treatment system, power take-off, and other components. The X12 also offers improved low-speed torque, even with similar horsepower ratings. At 2,050 pounds dry weight, the X12 is the lightest engine in the market compared to existing 11-, 13-, and 15-liter engines. Integration of the X12 offers lower operating costs due to extended maintenance intervals, 25% fewer parts, and a 6% improvement in fuel economy. The fuel savings alone equates to $10,800 over the life of a typical garbage truck at current diesel prices, Autocar says. "Autocar is focused on bringing innovations to the market with real, tangible benefits to our customers," said Jim Johnston, president of Autocar. "This new engine puts more cash in our customers’ pockets, plain and simple. We’re gratified that Cummins trusts us to bring the X12 engine to the refuse market first." Cummins introduced the X12 to North America in August 2016, but development work began in 2013 in close collaboration China's Foton Motor Co. There it's known as the ISG. The version of the engine we will see here has been substantially re-engineered to meet North American emissions rules and customer expectations. "We are excited to continue our partnership with Autocar through the introduction of Cummins’ next generation X12 diesel engine in Autocar’s ACX chassis" said Brett Merritt, vice president of Cummins’ on-highway engine business. "Autocar is a key player in the North America refuse market and this introduction will further our current collaboration across natural gas and diesel platforms." The X12 engine was tested in diverse terrain across the United States and Canada. Over two million miles of field testing was conducted across the full spectrum of applications, Cummins says. Drivers will notice smoother operation with fewer downshifts and even more responsive torque at low speeds. “Built around improved uptime and reliability, the X12 will be in prime position to support Autocar’s vision of ‘Always Up’”, continued Merritt. Autocar will offer the X12 across all Class 8 severe-duty vocational applications. .
  12. Ford Market News

    Ford claims 30 mpg F-150 diesel wins pickup mileage crown Michael Martinez, Automotive News / April 19, 2018 DETROIT -- The first diesel version of the Ford F-150 will be rated at 30 mpg in highway driving, making it the most fuel-efficient full-size pickup on the market when it hits showrooms next month. Ford had targeted 30 mpg earlier this year for the rear-wheel-drive version and announced the official EPA estimates for the pickup Thursday. It will be labeled with 22 mpg in city driving and 25 mpg combined. The four-wheel-drive version of the truck with a diesel engine, which is expected to be more popular among customers, is rated by the EPA at 20 mpg city, 25 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined, Ford said. The 2018 Ram 1500 diesel, the only other diesel offered among light-duty big trucks, has an EPA rating of 27 mpg on the highway. "Even a few years ago, customers wouldn't have imagined an EPA-estimated rating of 30 mpg highway would be possible in a full-size pickup, but our team of crazy-smart engineers rose to the challenge," Hau Thai-Tang, Ford's executive vice president for product development and purchasing, said in a statement. The 3.0-liter Power Stroke engine is part of the F-150's midcycle freshening. It's meant to appeal to customers who tow and haul more than usual. The diesel engine will have 250 hp and 440 pound-feet of torque, besting the only other diesel offering in the full-size segment, the Ram 1500. It also will have best-in-class payload capacity among diesel offerings: 2,020 pounds for XL and XLT fleet applications and 1,940 pounds for retail applications. It can tow up to 11,400 pounds, which also is best among full-size diesel light-duty pickups. The diesel engine will be mated to Ford's 10-speed transmission, which was introduced on the 2017 F-150. Ford said it expects the diesel engine to account for roughly 5 percent of retail sales. It will cost $2,400 to $4,000 more than other F-150 engines. Retail customers may get the diesel on the three highest F-150 trims: Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum. Fleet customers, may order a diesel in the less expensive XL and XLT trims. Although F-150 is the first full-size pickup to crack the 30 mpg barrier, the Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup also achieves that mark.
  13. B61 Chrome Radiator Shell

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  14. Typically the starter relay is a 2MR338 with 1 small post, and the accessory relay is a similar looking unit (2MR350) albeit with 2 small posts. But then your V8-equipped RD8 has a 24-volt starting system. I’d want an experience Mack parts person to double check it.