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What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?
What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?

May 23, 2017
Could the next round of greenhouse gas reduction rules push more fleets over to wide-base single tires? It seems likely, given not only their relatively low...

Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?
Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?

May 18, 2017
With all the advantages provided by today’s advanced safety systems, what a shame it would be if they couldn’t live up to their potential because of poorly...

New Refrigerants on the Way
New Refrigerants on the Way

May 2, 2017
Transport refrigeration units will soon be subject to tighter regulations on the use of hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants.

To Outset, or Not to Outset
To Outset, or Not to Outset

April 28, 2017
Fleets spec’ing wide single tires need to decide upfront whether to trade the vehicle as is or to spec axles and wheels for a later conversion to duals.

Driving Volvo’s SuperTruck
Driving Volvo’s SuperTruck

April 27, 2017
What you can see of Volvo’s SuperTruck vehicle is pretty spectacular, though fairly plain at heart. It’s what you can’t see that stirs the imagination....

Trends in Trailer Suspensions
Trends in Trailer Suspensions

March 27, 2017
While suspension producers are constantly upgrading and improving their products and adding new models, overall trends in suspension uptake by fleets remain...

The Case for Fuel Filtration
The Case for Fuel Filtration

March 21, 2017
Fuel filters are your engine’s first and last line of defense against expensive damage from water and particles of debris that are found in diesel fuel.

The Quest for Uptime
The Quest for Uptime

February 17, 2017
We’re doing a better job at keeping trucks out of the shop and out on the road earning money, but it’s been a long, steep learning curve. These fleets find...

Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor
Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor

February 14, 2017
It has all the performance attributes of a diesel without the maintenance and fuel costs. And it’s emissions-free, which will keep your neighbors happy.

Choosing Tires for On and Off the Road
Choosing Tires for On and Off the Road

January 24, 2017
There are still big differences in tire designs for on-highway and off-road tires, but newer designs make it possible to do a little of both.