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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...

The Future of Refrigerated Trailers
The Future of Refrigerated Trailers

November 21, 2016
What will the refrigerated trailer of the future be made of? Strong, lightweight and corrosion-proof composites? Very possibly. Economical, efficient...

Volvo Demos Active Driver Assist, Available on VN Series
Volvo Demos Active Driver Assist, Available on VN Series

October 24, 2016
Called Wingman Fusion by Bendix, the system uses radar and a forward-facing camera to detect and identify obstacles ahead, then warn the driver and soon...

Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration
Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration

October 18, 2016
The Class 3-7 medium-duty truck market has been stable and healthy so far in 2016 and it is expected that all segments will show consistent growth going...

Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times
Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times

October 17, 2016
Production cutbacks should reduce heavy truck inventories, but are fleets waiting for new, more fuel-efficient models to appear? From our October issue.

Navistar: LT Truck Sales Already 'Great,' Joint GM Project 'On Schedule'
Navistar: LT Truck Sales Already 'Great,' Joint GM Project 'On Schedule'

October 13, 2016
SuperTruck and a pair of platooning rigs were also demonstrated at the company's proving grounds in Indiana on Wednesday.

Spec'ing Trailers for Safe and Quick Entry and Exit
Spec'ing Trailers for Safe and Quick Entry and Exit

October 10, 2016
Slips and falls constitute a major cause of injuries and worker’s compensation claims for drivers, and while that usually applies to trucks and tractors, it...

International LT Launched Loudly, Described Enthusiastically
International LT Launched Loudly, Described Enthusiastically

September 30, 2016
Navistar unveiled its new International LT series in Las Vegas on Sept. 30 with speeches, videos, hard rock music, and fire-and-smoke effects – a launch...

SmartValve's a Back-Saver at Meijer Logistics
SmartValve's a Back-Saver at Meijer Logistics

September 29, 2016
The Hadley device adds suspension adjustment capability and reduces cranking work for drivers.

Hill Climbing's Easy for mDrive and 'Downsped' MP8 Diesel
Hill Climbing's Easy for mDrive and 'Downsped' MP8 Diesel

September 7, 2016
The Pinnacle-pulled rig weighed close to 80,000 pounds. So how did it pull the hills at such low engine speeds? With 1,860 lb-ft of torque, and with no more...