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2019 Silverado to Offer Turbo Four-Cyl. Engine

Photo of 2019 Chevrolet Silverado RST with 2.7-liter engine courtesy of General Motors.

Chevrolet's 2019 Silverado will offer a turbocharged 2.7L inline four-cylinder engine to help the truck achieve greater fuel economy, along with updated versions of its V-6 and V-8 engines, and a new 3.0L Duramax diesel.

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Chevron Partners with Novvi on Base Oil

Chevron Products Company and Novvi LLC have entered into an agreement to jointly develop and bring to market new, renewable base oil technologies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Rush Enterprises Founder Passes Away

Rush Enterprises announced that W. Marvin Rush, founder of the company that would grow into the country's largest truck dealership group, has passed away at age 79.

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Work Truck Online Gets a Redesign

A fresh new design greets visitors of WorkTruck's website. Screen capture courtesy of Work Truck...

The all-new website includes the in-depth articles, up-to-the-minute news, trusted vehicle driving impressions, and everything else you have come to expect from the leading vocational truck publication in a sleek, responsive new design.

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Department of Forestry Armed to Fight Wildfires

To cover all the Commonwealth’s forests – nearly 16 million acres – the agency utilizes 88...

For the Virginia Department of Forestry, the equipment used to combat forest fires throughout the Commonwealth's nearly 16 million acres of forests consists of medium-duty trucks – primarily Kenworth T370s – and John Deere bulldozers.

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Ford to Resume Truck Production

Photo of 2018 F-150 Lariat large pickup courtesy of Ford.

Ford Motor Co. will start building its F-150 in Michigan on Friday and Super Duty trucks in Kentucky on Monday, following a week of downtime that resulted from a fire at the factory of parts supplier Meridian Magnesium Products of America in Eaton Rapids, Michigan.

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JLG to Participate in National Safety Stand-Down

Photo of the EcoLift courtesy of JLG

JLG will be leading a number of discussions at customer locations across the country to discuss how low-level access products, ladder and scaffolding alternatives that deliver a maximum work height/reach of 20 feet or less, can help companies minimize the risks associated with falls from height.

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Trucking Alliance Pushes Congress to Tighten Truck Driver Drug Testing

J.B. Hunt found that opioid use was far more likely to be caught by hair testing than by the...

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, announced it will push for congressional passage of a new drug testing law to require anyone who applies for a safety-sensitive job in the trucking industry to verify no opioid addiction or illegal drug use for at least 30 days prior to employment.

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