Designing, Testing Tires for Drop-Deck Trailers Challenging

Designing, Testing Tires for Drop-Deck Trailers Challenging

Dropdeck trailers with spread-axle tandems are torture on tires. Tom Berg explores one tire maker's quest to design a product to stand up to the beating in his Trailer...
Trailers Meeting Phase 2 Fuel-GHG Regs Already Out There

Trailers Meeting Phase 2 Fuel-GHG Regs Already Out There

Aerodynamic fairings, low-rolling-resistance tires and automatic tire-inflation systems will allow manufacturers to meet the regulations,
When the Road Meets the Rubber

When the Road Meets the Rubber

Irregular or accelerated tire wear is annoying and expensive, but there's something else eating away at your expensive assets: the pavement itself.
Disruption is the Latest Technology Buzzword

Disruption is the Latest Technology Buzzword

The key disrupter in recent years has been the Internet, which has changed the way a number of industries operate. In trucking, e-commerce has profoundly affected...

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Volvo Joins Daimler in Skipping 2016 MATS

Volvo Trucks has followed the lead of competitor Daimler Trucks North America in deciding not to...

Average Diesel Prices Down For 6th Week

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down slightly, continuing a six-week...

Electric Fuso Canter Trucks Complete Year-Long Trial

Daimler Trucks has concluded a one-year customer trial of its Mitsubishi Fuso Canter E-Cell...

Economic Watch: Service Sector Still Soft

Economic activity in the nation’s service sector inched higher in June after hitting a 13-month low...

 

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