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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.

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.

Solving Liftgate Charging Problems
Solving Liftgate Charging Problems

June 22, 2010
Liftgates take goods from a trailer or truck body to the ground, where drivers can roll the cargo into customers' establishments

Test Drive: Allison's TC10 is a Future Tense Tranny
Test Drive: Allison's TC10 is a Future Tense Tranny

April 23, 2012
Last fall, Allison Transmission invited a few trade press reporters to Indianapolis to fill us in on a future product: the TC10, an automated mechanical...

When a 13-Liter Diesel Engine is Right for You

July 10, 2011
One of the smartest ways to cut weight and cost out of a new truck is to specify an engine that's smaller than what's always been used. But it's smart only...

Trailers Meeting Phase 2 Fuel-GHG Regs Already Out There
Trailers Meeting Phase 2 Fuel-GHG Regs Already Out There

June 30, 2015
Aerodynamic fairings, low-rolling-resistance tires and automatic tire-inflation systems will allow manufacturers to meet the regulations,

Volvo Refines 2017 Engines, Adds Crawler-Gear Option for I-Shift
Volvo Refines 2017 Engines, Adds Crawler-Gear Option for I-Shift

March 22, 2016
Engines will include refined D11 and D13 diesels and a previously improved D16. A turbo compounded D13 TC will have a second turbocharger linked to the...

2017 Ford Super Duty Pickups to Use F-150 Aluminum Cabs
2017 Ford Super Duty Pickups to Use F-150 Aluminum Cabs

July 26, 2016
The change to high-volume F-150 cabins cuts costs and weight, and adds interior room for SuperCab and SuperCrew buyers.

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...

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...