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Electronic Measuring Devices Warn If Obstacles Are Too Low
Electronic Measuring Devices Warn If Obstacles Are Too Low

June 29, 2016
In many states, rigs carrying oversize loads are escorted by pilot cars, some of them equipped with poles to gauge overhead obstructions. There are better ways.

How to Move 1.98 Million Pounds

October 27, 2010
Reader John M. King Jr. sent us this description and photos of the hauling of a massive load in the Carolinas. The contractor employed a pair of...

Sad Work: Delivering the News of JFK’s Assassination
Sad Work: Delivering the News of JFK’s Assassination

November 21, 2013
What were you doing 50 years ago, when you heard that JFK had been assassinated? If you’re age 55 or older, you probably remember that moment clearly,...

European Cargo Securement Devices are Diverse
European Cargo Securement Devices are Diverse

November 30, 2016
Like here, tying down the goods is a concern in Europe, because a dominant German trailer builder recently displayed a van with numerous securement options...

Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says
Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says

October 18, 2017
The Hyliion 6X4HE system, which includes an electric APU that saves another 12% in fuel, is being tested by three major fleets.

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...

Analysis: Digging Deeper into Navistar's New International HX
Analysis: Digging Deeper into Navistar's New International HX

February 1, 2016
A mock police chase may have lent humor to Navistar’s unveiling Monday of its new International HX series of vocational trucks, but the HX represents...

Dana Preparing ‘Dual Range Disconnect’ 6x4-6x2 Tandem
Dana Preparing ‘Dual Range Disconnect’ 6x4-6x2 Tandem

March 26, 2015
Dana engineers are working on a Spicer Dual Range Disconnect tandem rear axle that combines the traction advantages of a dual-drive 6x4 configuration with...

Cat Trucks to Initially Continue as Built by Navistar
Cat Trucks to Initially Continue as Built by Navistar

July 28, 2015
UPDATED -- What's next for Caterpillar and Navistar vocational trucks, now that Caterpillar's ending its Cat Truck assembly agreement with Navistar?...

Report: Autoshifting Transmissions Save Fuel, Could Ease Driver Shortage
Report: Autoshifting Transmissions Save Fuel, Could Ease Driver Shortage

December 22, 2014
A new report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room verifies what manufacturers and many users have been saying...