Search This Site

Showing Results 51 - 60 of 342
Dart Goes Lightweight
Dart Goes Lightweight

February 17, 2010
Dart Transit, a pioneer in high-cube trailers for hauling low-density freight, is now seeking lower tare weight to serve customers who ship heavier cargoes

TMC Sessions: Designing and Installing Trailer Aero Devices
TMC Sessions: Designing and Installing Trailer Aero Devices

March 12, 2010
It would be a good idea if fleets and truckers had some way to judge how good trailer aerodynamic products are, and to properly install what's available

An Automatic Yes: Transmission Trends
An Automatic Yes: Transmission Trends

April 16, 2010
It's not driver laziness that's pushing buyers to order more automatic or automated transmissions, say manufacturers

Trading Diesel for Kilowatts
Trading Diesel for Kilowatts

April 20, 2015
In California, electric vehicles’ zero tailpipe emissions are golden, that’s why Transportation Power Inc. has been designing and testing battery-electric...

Making the Connection -- Beyond the Fifth Wheel

May 26, 2009
Doubles and triples combinations are the primary over-the-road equipment for less-than-truckload fleets, truck-trailer rigs are common among specialty...

Test Drive: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter
Test Drive: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter

March 3, 2014
“Proprietary” is a magic word among truck builders. It describes components of the company’s own manufacture or design that are installed on the company’s...

Fuel-Saving Reefers

June 8, 2009
Diesel fuel is getting almost too dear in price to burn, so users are looking at ways to conserve it and to avoid consuming it altogether

Test Drive: Sterling LNG Tractor

June 8, 2009
T. Boone Pickens, the billionaire investor and big-time oilman, is hawking his "Pickens Plan" in TV commercials, personal appearances and a web site...

LEDs Light the Way
LEDs Light the Way

April 15, 2014
If you were in trucking about 30 years ago, you might remember the switch from incandescent sealed-beam headlamps to halogens, which were so much better...

Are Underride Guards Good Enough?
Are Underride Guards Good Enough?

January 17, 2012
Last March, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced results of crash-testing of several van trailers whose underride guards did not perform...