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Quick Spin: International LT625
Quick Spin: International LT625

December 21, 2016
Quietness and driver-inspired interior amenities are the prime virtues of International’s recently introduced LT series tractor.

Fruehauf’s 'Engineering' Story Told in New Book
Fruehauf’s 'Engineering' Story Told in New Book

December 19, 2016
Vintage ads help Ruth Ann Fruehauf, granddaughter of the founder of Fruehauf Trailer Corp., tell how the company designed and built trailers for many uses.

IdleAir, eNow Agreement Means Discounts for Fleets

December 12, 2016
“The advantage here for the trucking world is that they get a mutual 25% discount off of eNow and IdleAir retail list prices,” said a spokesman.

Is There a 'Great Future' in Plastic Trailers?
Is There a 'Great Future' in Plastic Trailers?

December 9, 2016
Plastics -- specifically, molded structural composites -- might constitute the future of trailers. Some are used in Europe, and Wabash National is ready to...

Daycabs, Vocational Trucks Are Priorities for Nikola
Daycabs, Vocational Trucks Are Priorities for Nikola

December 2, 2016
A daycab version of Nikola Motor Co.’s hydrogen-electric heavy-duty tractor will probably be the first one to enter production, said the firm’s founder and...

Nikola One Fuel Cell Electric Truck Promises High Fuel Economy, Low Maintenance
Nikola One Fuel Cell Electric Truck Promises High Fuel Economy, Low Maintenance

December 1, 2016
If enthusiasm ensures success, Nikola One, the fuel cell-electric long-haul tractor unveiled Thursday night in Salt Lake City, is a sure thing. It promises...

European Cargo Securement Devices are Diverse
European Cargo Securement Devices are Diverse

November 30, 2016
Like here, tying down the goods is a concern in Europe, because a dominant German trailer builder recently displayed a van with numerous securement options...

Otto to Test Autonomous Rig in Ohio
Otto to Test Autonomous Rig in Ohio

November 28, 2016
A demonstration on Monday, using a 35-mile stretch of U.S. 33 northwest of Columbus, was postponed, but may be rescheduled. Next week, the Otto truck will...

Clean Air Plan Encourages Cleaner Vehicles at SoCal Ports
Clean Air Plan Encourages Cleaner Vehicles at SoCal Ports

November 23, 2016
Operation of zero- and near-zero-emissions trucks, locomotives and container-handling equipment would expand beginning in 2019 and culminate with wide use...

Proper Inflation is Elementary
Proper Inflation is Elementary

November 22, 2016
Keeping tires properly inflated is elementary to good maintenance, and products that aid in that quest can be valuable.