Oak Harbor Maximizes Asset Utility With A Decking System
November 23, 2016
Oak Harbor Freight Lines avoids wasting trailer space and damaging its customer's freight by using Kinedyne's decking system to maximize its asset utility.
Test Drive: Freightliner’s ‘New’ Cascadia
November 21, 2016
From the November Issue of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, equipment editor Jim Park test drives the new Freightliner Cascadia. Daimler loaded up this truck...
Volvo's SuperTruck Demonstrates the Art of the Possible
November 18, 2016
Volvo Group’s SuperTruck demonstrates where energy-saving technology could take us – and in some cases, already has.
The Quest for Peace and Quiet
November 17, 2016
Noise, Vibration & Harshness is something manufacturers try very hard to engineer out of their products, but it’s often like a game of whack-a-mole. Once...
Continental Breaks Ground for New Mississippi Truck-Tire Plant
November 3, 2016
Output from the Clinton, Miss.plant will eventually supplement existing truck tire production from Continental's Mt. Vernon, Ill. facility, which is now at...
Maximizing Truck Tire Tread Life
October 24, 2016
Excessive friction or uneven contact between the pavement and the tire will cause tread to wear away faster than you should. It’s important that you do all...
Is a Video Safety Strategy in Your Future?
October 19, 2016
Fleets are becoming very curious about on board video recording devices. There are dozens of very good reason to get get serious about acquiring such...
Quick Spin: Cummins Brings X12 to North America
September 29, 2016
A little while back, Equipment Editor Jim Park tested out Cummins' latest diesel engine, the X12. Are smaller displacements the engine trend of the future?...
Wide-Single Tires Need a Little More Care
September 26, 2016
Wide-base single tires have saved truck fleets millions of gallons of fuel over the 20-plus years they have been in service and facilitated the transport of...
Ploger Transportation Pushes 10 Mpg With a Far-From-Typical Powertrain Spec
September 26, 2016
Ploger is a diverse carrier hauling mostly high-cube multi-drop loads to customer retail locations in urban areas predominantly east of the Mississippi.