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Wabash Shows Almost All-Composite Prototype Reefer
Wabash Shows Almost All-Composite Prototype Reefer

March 1, 2016
The trailer uses molded structural composites, or MSCs, developed by Wabash engineers over the last three years. It uses few bolts and no metal crossmembers.

NACFE: Trailer Aero Products Work, 'Depending'
NACFE: Trailer Aero Products Work, 'Depending'

February 28, 2016
Trailer aerodynamic devices work, but how well depends on the products and users’ operating conditions, says the latest Confidence Report from the North...

Find Test Data in Choosing Economy Options, Report Says
Find Test Data in Choosing Economy Options, Report Says

January 28, 2016
Truck fleets should seek test data on fuel-saving products so they can intelligently decide what to use in their own operations, says Determining...

Adsorbent Natural Gas Tank Applied to First Fleet Vehicle
Adsorbent Natural Gas Tank Applied to First Fleet Vehicle

December 17, 2015
Cenergy Solutions has been testing an adsorbent natural gas (ANG) tank on a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 van. ANG tanks can extend a vehicle’s range and lower the...

Alkane COE Trucks Get DOT Approval
Alkane COE Trucks Get DOT Approval

November 13, 2015
A big-block V-8 engine will burn propane and deliver diesel-like performance at lower cost, the company says.

Eaton, Cummins Show Direct Drive Powertrain, UltraShift Enhancements
Eaton, Cummins Show Direct Drive Powertrain, UltraShift Enhancements

November 4, 2015
The two companies collaborated on the latest version of the Smart Advantage powertrain, aimed at regional highway service.

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...

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...

EPA Might Alter ‘Implementation Roadmap’ for GHG Phase 2 Rules
EPA Might Alter ‘Implementation Roadmap’ for GHG Phase 2 Rules

September 23, 2015
The EPA is serious about further reducing exhaust emissions and boosting vehicle fuel economy. But the agency official’s remarks suggested that it intends...

Allison Celebrates 100 Years by Promoting Today’s Products
Allison Celebrates 100 Years by Promoting Today’s Products

August 24, 2015
The future is bright for the fully automatic transmission in commercial vehicles, say executives at Allison Transmission, even as they’re saluting their...