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Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines
Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines

February 11, 2014
While most of the early problems have been engineered out of the exhaust gas recirculation systems on today’s clean diesel engines, corroded coolers, stuck...

Keeping Your Wheels On
Keeping Your Wheels On

October 15, 2013
There’s no mystery to why wheels come off trucks. The National Transportation Safety Board in 1992, and Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation in the late...

SAE Fuel Economy Tests Reveal Aero Device Performance
SAE Fuel Economy Tests Reveal Aero Device Performance

September 19, 2013
User-paid and impartial SAE Type II tests reveal the trailer side skirts tested are more effective at reducing fuel consumption than undercarriage...

Getting the Lead Out of Tire Weights
Getting the Lead Out of Tire Weights

November 11, 2013
Beware the lead tire weight cops. They are out there and working in six states, with several more states looking at banning lead weights. Here's a look at...

APU Maintenance
APU Maintenance

May 3, 2010
No-idle climate-control systems are here to stay after years of sluggish growth and slow market acceptance

SmartWay List Swells with Cheap Chinese Tires
SmartWay List Swells with Cheap Chinese Tires

August 24, 2015
A massive influx of Chinese tires, some costing $100 or less, has flooded the U.S. EPA's list of SmartWay verified tire in the past year. What does this...

The Return of the Truck that Never Went Away
The Return of the Truck that Never Went Away

January 13, 2014
Many thought the Argosy COE went out of production in 2006, but it's still available in NAFTA markets as a glider kit. DTNA says interest in the truck is...

Coming Soon: Inflation Systems for Drive Axles
Coming Soon: Inflation Systems for Drive Axles

January 27, 2015
Drive axle inflation systems might not be the Holy Grail of truck maintenance, but they are in a position to cure a vexing problem. Tire pressure...

The Business Case for Synthetic Lubes

January 8, 2013
For years, some fleets have turned to synthetic engine oils for easier starts in cold-weather climates and to help them extend oil drain intervals. But if...

Aero Add-ons Put to the Test
Aero Add-ons Put to the Test

November 8, 2013
The Performance Innovation Transport Group recently tested trailer side skirts and undercarriage air deflectors.

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