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Powertrain, Aero Enhancements Push Cascadia Fuel Economy
Powertrain, Aero Enhancements Push Cascadia Fuel Economy

September 5, 2016
DTNA boss Martin Daum calls the fuel-efficiency gains with the new Cascadia mind-boggling. He said the design target was 5% over the current Cascadia...

Can Big Trucks be Hacked?
Can Big Trucks be Hacked?

August 8, 2016
Recent research proves it is possible to take partial control of some truck systems via direct connection to a truck's on-board diagnostic port, or data...

A Different Approach to Fuel Efficiency Coaching
A Different Approach to Fuel Efficiency Coaching

August 1, 2016
Vnomics’ True Fuel is a monitoring device that encourages drivers to do better without getting on their nerves or taking away drivability, while providing...

RoadCheck Begins: Don't Be Sidelined by Your Tires
RoadCheck Begins: Don't Be Sidelined by Your Tires

June 6, 2016
Vehicle inspections take on a little more significance during RoadCheck, which begins Tuesday. Tires are the special focus this year. Have a close look at...

Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?
Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?

May 11, 2016
Industry statistics suggest only about 30% of fleets do wheel balancing, and even those fleets usually balance only the steer axle wheels. IMI Products says...

5 Things You Need to Know About ELDs
5 Things You Need to Know About ELDs

April 6, 2016
Electronic logging devices to track driver hours of service become mandatory in December 2017. Everything you need to know about compliance is spelled out...

First-timer Travis Graham Cleans Up at Rush Tech Skills Rodeo
First-timer Travis Graham Cleans Up at Rush Tech Skills Rodeo

December 15, 2015
The 2015 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo wraps up in San Antonio with the awards ceremony.

NACFE Shows Downspeeding Good for 2-3% Fuel Savings
NACFE Shows Downspeeding Good for 2-3% Fuel Savings

October 29, 2015
A new report delves into the use of downspeeding, which is becoming a popular fuel saving strategy for fleets. The concept makes use of numerically lower...

Truckstop.com and FTR Launch Advanced Trans4Cast
Truckstop.com and FTR Launch Advanced Trans4Cast

September 16, 2015
The reinvented Trans4Cast provides a deeper dive into the spot marketplace. Freight professionals are now able to see information that’s more relevant to...

How Nice Cabs Can Affect Driver Satisfaction
How Nice Cabs Can Affect Driver Satisfaction

July 23, 2015
Whatever the reason for their discontent, the driver turnover rate for 2014 wound up at over 95%. Perhaps a newer, better mattress would help them sleep...