May 9, 2014
Royal Jones was an 18-year-old truck driver when he founded a trucking company in 1981 with truck mechanic Jimmy Ray. The two, who also were race car drivers, Webb said, "were early on obsessed with aerodynamics and fuel efficiency."
Tags: Fuel Economy, Fleets, Aerodynamics, Mesilla Valley Transportation
Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, May 9, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
April 7, 2014
Where in the same exhibit hall could you see a stagecoach, a 1964 White Freightliner cabover, an '85 Dodge Ram and a sleek Jetsons-like tractor-trailer with a carbon fiber trailer? Deborah Lockridge explains in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
Tags: Cummins, Western Star, Fuel Economy, Bendix, Walmart, Mid-America Trucking Show
Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, April 7, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
October 23, 2013
All That's Trucking Blog: Could we see a re-emergence of Class 8 cabovers in the U.S. and Canada? A couple of Canadian fleets appear to be interested in them for improved freight efficiency, but an exec from the one company that's still making them doesn't think drivers would stand for it.
Tags: Canada, Class 8, Fuel Economy, Cabovers
Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(12)
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