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12 Ideas For Lightweighting Your Trucks
12 Ideas For Lightweighting Your Trucks

November 1, 2015
Over the years, manufacturers have designed vehicles and components to reduce weight, and fleets have tried many of them. From their wisdom, we offer a...

Six Axles and 91,000 Pounds: Will It Fly?
Six Axles and 91,000 Pounds: Will It Fly?

October 29, 2015
The latest congressional proposal authorizing a 91,000-pound weight limit adds productivity, but doesn’t always make operational or economic sense.

MATS Laments Loss of OEMs in '16, But 'Will Adapt'
MATS Laments Loss of OEMs in '16, But 'Will Adapt'

October 22, 2015
“There’s a silver lining in this, and it’s that they still believe in the show,” said Toby Young, who heads the sponsoring organization. "They want to be...

Kenworth Lists New Products, Services, Won’t Exhibit at MATS 2016
Kenworth Lists New Products, Services, Won’t Exhibit at MATS 2016

October 17, 2015
PHILADELPHIA -- Lighter sleepers to serve more segments; PremierCare Gold to speed diagnostics and repairs at certified dealers.

Cargo Vans: Prosperity as a Problem
Cargo Vans: Prosperity as a Problem

October 16, 2015
‘We’re selling everything we can build,’ manufacturers say as they boost production, and they see no letup.

FAA Approves Testing of Workhorse Drone Delivery System
FAA Approves Testing of Workhorse Drone Delivery System

October 16, 2015
Workhorse Group says it has obtained permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test its Horsefly delivery drone, an eight-motor, eight-rotor...

Aerodynamic Designs Help Cut Water Spray
Aerodynamic Designs Help Cut Water Spray

October 12, 2015
Good vehicle aerodynamics not only increase fuel economy, but also can reduce splash and spray, a safety bonus that also mitigates wear and tear on vehicles.

QuickSpin: Driving ProStars with Different Engines
QuickSpin: Driving ProStars with Different Engines

October 6, 2015
With almost identical engine ratings, does bigger displacement really make a difference?

Proposed 'Mattress Tag Rule' Angers ATA's Engineering VP
Proposed 'Mattress Tag Rule' Angers ATA's Engineering VP

September 24, 2015
Ted Scott, vice president of engineering for the American Trucking Associations, had a succinct assessment of a recent federal regulatory proposal: “FMCSA...

Careful Trailer Spec'ing Yields Higher Payloads
Careful Trailer Spec'ing Yields Higher Payloads

September 22, 2015
Lighter-weight equipment is a quest for Jim Burg, president and CEO of James Burg Trucking Co. in Warren, Mich.