August 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Andrew Halonen, NACFE Study Manager
The North American Council on Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room released their most recent “Confidence Report,” on lightweighting strategies for heavy-duty trucks, released August 25 at the Fleet Technology Expo in Long Beach, Calif.
Tags: Class 8, Fuel Efficiency, Lightweight Materials, NACFE, Truck Weight, Lightweighting
June 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Tom Berg
Combine the frame from the vocational VHD with the comfort of the VN highway tractor and you have something strong for long hauls.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Test Drive, Mid-America Trucking Show, Volvo VNX, Heavy Haul, Class 8
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Is trucking in for a transformation? Many believe that long-haul trucking will become less important as regional operations grow and intermodal takes over more long-haul freight, and that will change the type of heavy-duty tractor bought by many trucking companies.
Tags: Volvo, Kenworth, Cummins, International, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Peterbilt, Class 8, Western Star, Caterpillar, Mack
February 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
How do you compare a luxurious Ford F-650 with an Isuzu Reach cargo van? Two completely different trucks with different purposes in life. Such was the challenge of five trucking media judges at the 2012 American Truck Dealers Association's Commercial Truck of the Year competition.
Tags: ATD, Dealers, Commercial Truck of the Year, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 8
December 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
"Uncertainty" is the word people at most truck builders used to describe this year's business mood. Sales started strong, then slacked off in the summer as many buyers seemed to be waiting to see what would happen in the general economy and the presidential election
Tags: Class 8
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