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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.

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...

Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks
Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks

October 21, 2016
New York City’s Department of Sanitation has been testing an engine stop-start system with impressive fuel savings.

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.

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...

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.

What's Available in Hybrid and Electric Drive Systems
What's Available in Hybrid and Electric Drive Systems

September 23, 2016
Interest has waned in the face of low fuel prices, but ‘price points’ are lower and the business remains active.

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...

Test Drive: Is International's HX620 the Driver's Vocational Truck?
Test Drive: Is International's HX620 the Driver's Vocational Truck?

August 24, 2016
Navistar has declared that it wants to build trucks that drivers want to drive. That includes the new HX vocational series, unveiled early this year at an...