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EPA to Reconsider GHG Standards for Trailers, Glider Kits
EPA to Reconsider GHG Standards for Trailers, Glider Kits

August 17, 2017
Just months before new greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency rules affecting trailers and glider kits are scheduled to start taking effect, the U.S....

Commentary: Is Your Lease-Purchase Program a Problem?
Commentary: Is Your Lease-Purchase Program a Problem?

August 14, 2017
There are plenty of horror stories out there about owner-operator lease-purchase programs, and not just at the ports, explains Editor in Chief Deborah...

Navistar Hit With $30.8 Million Judgment in ProStar/MaxxForce Lawsuit
Navistar Hit With $30.8 Million Judgment in ProStar/MaxxForce Lawsuit

August 14, 2017
Navistar Inc. disputes allegations that it didn’t thoroughly test its MaxxForce EGR engines – allegations that surfaced in a lawsuit where a jury last week...

Meritor Looks to Electrified Future
Meritor Looks to Electrified Future

August 10, 2017
Meritor, in the midst of a three-year push to unveil 20 significant new products as part of its growth strategy, is also looking to a not-so-distant future...

Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit
Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit

August 9, 2017
Transport refrigeration system batteries are increasingly being tapped to power additional electronics such as telematics devices, fuel-level sensors,...

Mesilla Valley Adopts Auxiliary Solar System
Mesilla Valley Adopts Auxiliary Solar System

August 8, 2017
Mesilla Valley Transportation recently purchased close to 1,000 eNow solar auxiliary energy systems for its Navistar trucks. The pioneering fleet discovered...

Inside the Small Fleet
Inside the Small Fleet

August 8, 2017
Small fleets make up the vast majority of trucking companies. Comdata shares some research into their challenges and habits.

Unboxing New Volvo Truck Sets Records in More Ways Than One
Unboxing New Volvo Truck Sets Records in More Ways Than One

August 4, 2017
What’s more compelling than watching someone walk between two moving big rigs on a highline? Watching a giggling curly-headed 3-year-old open the world’s...

New Connectivity, Analytics Options Coming for Detroit-Powered Trucks
New Connectivity, Analytics Options Coming for Detroit-Powered Trucks

July 27, 2017
Fleets of all sizes that are running Detroit powertrains are about to get access to several new tools that will make it easier to analyze the vast amount of...

How the Right Training Can Help Promote Trucking as a Profession
How the Right Training Can Help Promote Trucking as a Profession

July 26, 2017
Ongoing training is an important element of advancement in most professions. Yet all too often in our industry, truckers view training as punishment....