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Testing Out Dana's Dual Range Disconnect [Video]
Testing Out Dana's Dual Range Disconnect [Video]

December 17, 2015
First revealed at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March, Dana's Dual Range Disconnect drive axle system gives users the fuel savings of a downsped 6x2...

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,...

Spec’ing Charging, Starting and Battery Systems
Spec’ing Charging, Starting and Battery Systems

December 1, 2015
If you haven’t spec’d a truck in the past few years, you might be surprised by how much the truck’s electrical needs have changed.

Why Do Wheels Come Loose?
Why Do Wheels Come Loose?

November 24, 2015
Investigations into hundreds of wheel separation incidents reveals that whether it was loosened wheel fasteners or failed bearings due to improper...

Kenworth's Rock-Solid T880
Kenworth's Rock-Solid T880

November 18, 2015
The T880 was introduced a few years ago but in just six short months, orders for the new vocational platform overtook its worthy predecessor, the T800. In...

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...

How Important are Balance and Alignment?
How Important are Balance and Alignment?

October 28, 2015
Fleets seem to run hot and cold on alignment and balance. Some swear by them, while others see them as unnecessary expenses.

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...

QuickSpin: Spicer Dual Range Disconnect
QuickSpin: Spicer Dual Range Disconnect

October 23, 2015
It’s easier to describe the performance of Dana’s Spicer AdvanTEK Dual Range Disconnect concept than to explain how it works.

Getting Your Cooling System Ready for Winter
Getting Your Cooling System Ready for Winter

October 21, 2015
As temperatures dip and the leaves change from green to yellow and red, it’s time to think about winterizing your trucks for the siege ahead.