Kenworth’s New Light Weight T680 Truck

Kenworth T680 Light Weight Class 8 Commercial Truck

Lightweight is the holy grail of most bulk haulers, who can often convert a pound cut from vehicle weight directly to payload, be it grain, gravel, chemicals and food-grade liquids, or building materials. Kenworth recently showed off a T680 sleeper-cab tractor that scaled at 14,200 pounds (not counting fuel), according to hosts at a ride-and-drive event staged at their headquarters plant in Chillicothe, Ohio. As with any lightweight specification, saving…

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2013 Mack Truck Pinnacle CXU Axle Recall

Mack Truck Pinncale CXU

SUMMARY: Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain model year 2013 Pinnacle (CXU) trucks manufactured April 16, 2012, to May 4, 2012. These vehicles are equipped with certain Meritor FF967 non-drive front steer axles that may have been incorrectly heat treated. CONSEQUENCE: The improperly heat treated axles may fracture, resulting in a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Mack will notify owners, and dealers…

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