November 16, 2014
The new Detroit Assurance from Daimler Trucks North America is an active vehicle safety system that complements fuel efficiency while adding a huge measure of driver convenience. The system was formally unveiled at a ride-and-drive event in Miami, Florida, on Friday.
September 17, 2014
Market research conducted by Western Star showed that even the die-hard classic truck aficionados acknowledge that fuel economy should be an important part of a truck spec. So Western Star has a delivered a truly classic styled truck with aerodynamic performance they say goes toe-to-toe with any truck on the road today. Here's a closer look at the 5700XE. Read more about it here.
June 24, 2014
The robust inventory system will include access to over 100,000 SKUs, which can be purchased online – anytime, anywhere. After purchase, customers will have the option to immediately print a single invoice for the purchase of all of their parts.
January 13, 2014
Many thought the Argosy COE went out of production in 2006, but it's still available in NAFTA markets as a glider kit. DTNA says interest in the truck is growing as more customers become aware of its continued availability.
August 20, 2013
Daimler Trucks North America’s network of Elite Support Certified dealers has expanded across North America with a number of new locations. The network of dealers committed to exceptional customer service now stands at 113 locations and counting.
July 31, 2013
Lampert attributes Freightliner’s market-leading position with a product lineup that is address customers key concerns: fuel economy and the cost of operation.
July 9, 2013
Traditional thinking on automated manual transmissions has it that AMTs are the great equalizers – bridgers of skill gaps between the best and the worst drivers in the fleet. While that’s still true, AMTs now bring even more to the fuel-economy table, offering fuel savings in their own right beyond what even the most professionally driven manual transmission could accomplish.
July 8, 2013
There aren’t many things less aerodynamic than a box. And a dry van trailer is basically a 53-foot box on wheels. The drag caused by that box and its effect on fuel economy is a challenge that has been taken up by the SuperTruck program.
March 19, 2013
Great Dane Trailers is recalling certain model year 2011 Dry Freight semi-trailers. Welds at the bottom of the I-beam bogie frame may have been improperly applied.
We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.
The expert, Mark Betner from CITGO, will answer your questions
The expert, Rence Oliphant from Hendrickson, will answer your questions
Ultimate Test Drive Video: Western Star 5700XE Walk Around
Ultimate Test Drive Video: Designing the 5700XE
Ultimate Test Drive Video: Detroit Assurance- Fuel Economy
Video: Life on the Road With Women Truck Drivers
PDA Provides Quick Estimates Across the U.S.
ALK Maps Releases Weather Alert Module Module for Maps
New Option Packages Now Available for Freightliner Truck
HD PowerSmoke Tester Helps Find Air, Exhaust Leaks