HeavyDuty Trucking – Issue

November 2012

Cover Story
Maintaining Diesels
By Jim Park, Equipment Editor & Tom Berg, Senior Editor

You don't have to go far to find a fleet having trouble with engines. Mostly they report emissions systems problems, not surprising given the short time the engine makers had to meet the Environmental Protection Agency's tight timelines. To be fair, owners of diesels meeting EPA 2010 standards are reporting fewer problems than they had with the first few generations of EPA 2007-compliant engines

Features

Breakthrough Fuel Launches Natural Gas Transportation Service

By HDT

Breakthrough Fuel, a national supply chain management and energy advisory firm, has launched a new product it says will allow shippers to accurately measure natural gas fuel costs associated with moving company freight throughout the North American market

Freightliner 2013 Calendar Now Available

Freightliner Trucks announced that its 2013 calendar is now available to order.

Ford-Westport CNG-Gasoline Bi-Fuel System

Westport LD, part of Westport Innovations that makes heavy-duty engines larger trucks, is partnering with Ford in a bi-fuel system for SuperDuty F-250 and F-350 pickups.

2013 Kenworth Calendar Offers Images of Trucks The 2013 Kenworth Appointment Calendar

The new 2013 Kenworth Calendar is now available for order. The new calendar offers images of Kenworth's broad product line, including aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium duty trucks at work in scenic environments

CMA Announces Two New Double Coin Tires CMA's new RSD3 drive position tire for winter applications.

Double Coin Tires and China Manufacturers Alliance LLC, a tire manufacturer and marketer, introduced two new tire

Departments

Test Drive: Peterbilt Model 579

By Jim Park, Equipment Editor

The urge to compare is great, but I will resist. Both Peterbilt's Model 579 and Kenworth's T68O were introduced with much fanfare at the Mid-America Trucking Show earlier this year

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