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7 Ways Aerodynamics Save Fuel
7 Ways Aerodynamics Save Fuel

June 27, 2016
Everyone knows reducing aerodynamic drag saves fuel, but figuring out which aero devices make sense is a challenge. A multi-year Canadian study offers...

Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life
Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life

June 24, 2016
Tires contribute approximately 25-35% of a truck’s total rolling resistance. The less rolling resistance, the less energy it takes to move the truck. And a...

Breaking the 10 MPG Barrier
Breaking the 10 MPG Barrier

June 15, 2016
10 miles per gallon is more of a line in the sand than the barrier it was once thought to be. Can 11 mpg be far off?

RoadCheck Begins: Don't Be Sidelined by Your Tires
RoadCheck Begins: Don't Be Sidelined by Your Tires

June 6, 2016
Vehicle inspections take on a little more significance during RoadCheck, which begins Tuesday. Tires are the special focus this year. Have a close look at...

Figuring Out DPF Maintenance
Figuring Out DPF Maintenance

May 18, 2016
DPF and aftertreatment systems may be a maintenance nightmare, but they aren’t going away. It’s up to you to figure them out.

VIDEO: Idaho Milk Hauler Saves Fuel with Adaptive Gearing
VIDEO: Idaho Milk Hauler Saves Fuel with Adaptive Gearing

May 16, 2016
Volvo Trucks has put a new spin on an old powertrain management strategy. By locking out top gear on its I-Shift overdrive transmission, drivers can pull...

Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'
Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'

May 12, 2016
Western Star Trucks has just unveiled an extreme heavy-duty off-road chassis that could make owning multiple single-purpose trucks obsolete. The MBT-40...

Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?
Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?

May 11, 2016
Industry statistics suggest only about 30% of fleets do wheel balancing, and even those fleets usually balance only the steer axle wheels. IMI Products says...

Choosing Tires for 6x2s
Choosing Tires for 6x2s

April 29, 2016
6x2 axle configurations offer undisputable weight and fuel savings, but they take their toll on tires. Does it have to be that way?

Quick Spin: Sneak Peak of the Cummins 2017 X15
Quick Spin: Sneak Peak of the Cummins 2017 X15

April 25, 2016
We get behind the wheel of the newest fuel-efficient version of the Cummins ISX and find there’s much to look forward to.

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