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7 Ways Aerodynamics Save Fuel
7 Ways Aerodynamics Save Fuel

June 27, 2016
Everyone knows reducing aerodynamic drag saves fuel, but figuring out which aero devices make sense is a challenge. A multi-year Canadian study offers...

Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life
Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life

June 24, 2016
Tires contribute approximately 25-35% of a truck’s total rolling resistance. The less rolling resistance, the less energy it takes to move the truck. And a...

Breaking the 10 MPG Barrier
Breaking the 10 MPG Barrier

June 15, 2016
10 miles per gallon is more of a line in the sand than the barrier it was once thought to be. Can 11 mpg be far off?

Figuring Out DPF Maintenance
Figuring Out DPF Maintenance

May 18, 2016
DPF and aftertreatment systems may be a maintenance nightmare, but they aren’t going away. It’s up to you to figure them out.

VIDEO: Idaho Milk Hauler Saves Fuel with Adaptive Gearing
VIDEO: Idaho Milk Hauler Saves Fuel with Adaptive Gearing

May 16, 2016
Volvo Trucks has put a new spin on an old powertrain management strategy. By locking out top gear on its I-Shift overdrive transmission, drivers can pull...

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...

FlowBelow Brings Aerokit to Canada
FlowBelow Brings Aerokit to Canada

April 14, 2016
FlowBelow it's its first major deal with a Canadian carrier; says snow and ice proved not to be a problem when using the devices in winter.

Exploring the World of 6x2 Drive Axles
Exploring the World of 6x2 Drive Axles

March 21, 2016
Fleets are slowly adopting 6x2 drive axle configurations as manufacturers continue to improve the technology. Here's an overview of the latest offerings.

QuickSpin: Transpower's Electric Heavy-Duty Tractor
QuickSpin: Transpower's Electric Heavy-Duty Tractor

February 26, 2016
The totally electric ElecTruck could change the way we view electric vehicles in the Class 8 space.

A Look at the California-Compliant Trailer
A Look at the California-Compliant Trailer

January 26, 2016
There’s a California-compliant trailer in your future, whether you want it or not. But what’s not to want?