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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?

Tire Pressure, Fuel Economy and GHG Regs
Tire Pressure, Fuel Economy and GHG Regs

December 3, 2015
Should tire inflation systems be part of the new federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules? Trucking’s track record with pressure maintenance says yes. But,...

GHG Phase 2 Rules Don't Pass OEM Muster... Yet
GHG Phase 2 Rules Don't Pass OEM Muster... Yet

November 13, 2015
OEM comments on proposed EPA/NHTSA Phase 2 GHG regs show they’re nowhere near ready for prime time. What the agencies say in reply will speak volumes on...

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...

TransPower's Totally Electric Class 8 Tractor [Video]
TransPower's Totally Electric Class 8 Tractor [Video]

October 23, 2015
True zero-emissions freight transportation is closer to reality than you might think. A California-based technology company called TransPower USA has five...

Mesilla Valley Transportation Swears by Its B20 Biodiesel Blend
Mesilla Valley Transportation Swears by Its B20 Biodiesel Blend

September 22, 2015
While biodiesel mandates have probably done more to build resistance to its use than win over its skeptics, some fleets, like Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

The Downspeeding Learning Curve
The Downspeeding Learning Curve

September 21, 2015
Today's "downsped" drivetrains can improve fuel economy, but high torque and low axle ratios can create all sorts of havoc with drivetrain components.