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Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?
Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?

September 29, 2017
There are three strong arguments in favor of a good tire alignment and balancing program, experts say: Fuel, tread life, and drivers.

Test Drive: Detroit's 5-Liter Street Fighter
Test Drive: Detroit's 5-Liter Street Fighter

January 23, 2017
Even in an age of ‘rightsizing,’ many fleets have been reluctant to give a 4-cylinder engine a chance. Detroit’s new DD5 diesel is about to challenge that...

Why You Should Consider Advanced Safety Systems
Why You Should Consider Advanced Safety Systems

July 25, 2016
With all of the advancements in the past 5-10 years, there is a strong case, both financially and in terms of sheer practicality, for fleets to evaluate and...

First Look at Detroit DD5 Medium-Duty Engine
First Look at Detroit DD5 Medium-Duty Engine

December 19, 2016
HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes to the streets of Chicago for a first hands-on look at Detroit's new DD5 four-cylinder, 5.1L engine.

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System
Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

August 29, 2017
ZF's Reax is a smart, electronic control system that takes input data from various sensors around the vehicle, including the driver, and either loosens, or...

4 Trends Driving Vocational Truck Design
4 Trends Driving Vocational Truck Design

May 16, 2016
An explosion of new technology has added an unprecedented range of choices that are changing the way vocational fleets spec and work their trucks.

Why U.S. Xpress is Getting Help With Fuel Economy Testing
Why U.S. Xpress is Getting Help With Fuel Economy Testing

November 8, 2016
U.S. Xpress hosts a fuel-economy test of the latest high-mpg tractors as the Canadian engineering-consulting firm moves to help American fleets protect...

21st Century Truck Wheels
21st Century Truck Wheels

December 22, 2016
In practice, wheels function quite well with only limited attention and maintenance. But that’s no excuse not to pay attention to them at regular intervals.

TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation
TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation

September 20, 2017
Calculating recharging times, driver training and overcoming “range anxiety” were just a few of the topics covered at an electric truck panel discussion at...

Controlling Creeping Fleet Costs
Controlling Creeping Fleet Costs

February 13, 2017
Running a successful fleet means keeping an eye on both your front office costs, as well as what’s happening in your shop and in the yard.