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Explaining the Internet of [Trucking] Things
<p><strong>OEMs are increasingly getting involved in this web of smart devices, sensors and data, such as the recently announced partnership between Volvo and Telogis</strong>. <em>Photo courtesy of Telogis.</em></p> By Jim Beach
OEMs are increasingly getting involved in the web of smart devices, sensors and data.
Test Drive: Allison’s TC10 Automatic Transmission
By Tom Berg
This 10-speed brings continuous power to a crowded field of smooth self-shifters.
How Tires Affect Fuel Economy Testing
Using different tires in a fuel economy test can compromise your calculations.
<p>Apples to oranges. Accurate fuel economy test results can only be obtained using idendical trucks, including the tires.</p> By Jim Park
When setting out to evaluate a fuel-saving product, you don't want your numbers skewed by differences in rolling resistance from the tires. With some fuel-saving devices promising only marginal gains, the tires' contribution to the fuel consumption can adversely affect the apparent performance of the product. Here's what to watch for when setting up an evaluation or testing program.
Inside the Numbers Driving the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry
By Staff
There are many ways to tell a story – through words in books and magazines, pictures, videos, song, and more. With the inaugural issue of the HDT Fact Book, we are telling trucking’s story through facts, numbers, statistics, charts, and graphs.
UPS Offers Keys to Fuel Efficiency
<p><strong>Alternative fuels such as propane are part of UPS' green strategy.</strong> <em>Photo courtesy UPS.</em></p> By Peter Carter, Today's Trucking
You would be hard-pressed to find a company more enthusiastically pursuing efficiency than UPS. After all, this is a company that has determined that its no-left turns policy across North America has saved almost 10 million gallons of fuel over the last 10 years. So we asked UPS to distill its fuel-saving philosophy into three bite-sized ideas.


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Mitsubishi Announces Idle Limit System Option for Canter Trucks Mitsubishi Fuso has made an idle limit system optional for its Canter line of work trucks.
Phillips Introduces Liftgate Sockets With Swivel Technology Phillips Industries has introduced new single and dual pole liftgate sockets with swivel and automatic disconnect features.
Mack Adds MP8 505C+ to Engine Lineup For customers seeking a powerful high-performing 13-liter engine, Mack Trucks announced its newest powertrain offering – the Mack MP8 505C+
Western Star Offering ADZ Series Suspensions Western Star is now offering SAF-Holland Neway ADZ series heavy-duty drive axle air-suspensions as an option for its 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models.
CMA Launches Duraturn Tire Brand China Manufacturers Alliance launched the Duraturn tire brand at the International Tire Exhibition and Conference.


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