August 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
The factors driving tire design for medium-duty trucks has changed. Today, tire makers must balance fuel efficiency and bulletproof durability to stand up to a harsh P&D environment.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Fuel Economy, Tires, Low Rolling Resistance Tires
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
Any work truck with a serious electric welder also has an auxiliary power unit, because the engine-driven device doubles as an APU to run smaller welders, heaters and power tools. And soon, purpose-built APUs will report for duty on work trucks.
Tags: Work Trucks, Maxwell Technologies, APU, Thermo King, Idle Free, Medium-Duty Trucks, Idle Reduction
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Sean Lyden
New developments, technologies, and trends in hybrid-electric, medium-duty trucks could give fleet managers the incentive they need to take a closer look at how hybrid options could help reduce overall costs.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, ARI, Hino Trucks, Navigant Research, Hybrid-Electric Truck
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