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Ex-Military Trucks Find Duties with Civilian Operators
Ex-Military Trucks Find Duties with Civilian Operators

May 12, 2016
Bob Eggar, who runs The Pumpkin Patch, a produce farm on an island in the Columbia River, operates three 6x6s to get through mud.

Reefer Technology's Becoming More Important
Reefer Technology's Becoming More Important

May 3, 2016
Maintenance and monitoring of temps, real-time tracking of trailers and loads, and clean-burning diesels are already here. More new refrigerants are next.

European Sprinter Gets 990-Pound GVW Boost
European Sprinter Gets 990-Pound GVW Boost

May 3, 2016
Mercedes-Benz Vans has boosted the available gross vehicle weight rating of its European Sprinter by 990 pounds, to 5.5 metric tons or 12,122 pounds. An...

Titan XD Gas: Another Choice in Nissan's New Category
Titan XD Gas: Another Choice in Nissan's New Category

May 1, 2016
Like the diesel version shown off last December, the gasoline truck's capabilities lie between traditional half- and three-quarter-tonners. Senior Editor...

Nissan's Gasoline Titan XD Goes On Sale
Nissan's Gasoline Titan XD Goes On Sale

April 28, 2016
Nissan's 2016 Titan XD Crew Cab pickups powered by an advanced 5.6L Endurance V-8 gasoline engine went on sale April 15. The Titan XD Gas pickup joins the...

Mack: New Powertrain Products Save Fuel, Cut Emissions
Mack: New Powertrain Products Save Fuel, Cut Emissions

April 22, 2016
Mack Trucks picked Earth Day in Austin, Texas – said to be one of the country’s most “green” cities – to announce its 2017-model powertrain products,...

The Trend to Self Shifting Continues
The Trend to Self Shifting Continues

April 21, 2016
Fuel economy and ease of driving push customers into buying automatic or automated products.

FMCSA Directs Retesting of Certain Tankers
FMCSA Directs Retesting of Certain Tankers

April 15, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a safety advisory to owners and operators of certain cargo tanks that were improperly inspected...

Bergstrom Parksmart HVAC Units in Freightliners Recalled

April 14, 2016
An electrical defect in a cab/sleeper heater-air conditioner has prompted recalls by the supplier and by the truck manufacturer that installed the units. An...

Reactions: Mid-America Trucking Show Without the Truck Makers
Reactions: Mid-America Trucking Show Without the Truck Makers

April 4, 2016
What did exhibitors and attendees think of the Mid-America Trucking Show with the truck original equipment manufacturers not being there? We asked a number...