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Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power
Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power

August 31, 2017
Cummins sees itself as a technology company that has been very successful in commercializing diesel power. Through decades of change and disruption, the...

Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission
Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission

August 22, 2017
Paccar is the latest North American truck manufacturer to bring a proprietary automated transmission to market. HDT's Jim Park got a sneak preview of the...

NACFE Updates 6x2 Confidence Report
NACFE Updates 6x2 Confidence Report

July 11, 2017
NACFE offers an updated 6x2 Confidence Raport that reflects the lessons learned over the past 14 years. It also address advancing technology and how such...

The Rolling Resistance Paradox
The Rolling Resistance Paradox

June 23, 2017
Looking for a tire with the lowest possible rolling resistance? If that’s your only consideration, you might not be happy with the tire you get.

Meritor Launches "Most Efficient" Drive Axle Ever
Meritor Launches

February 27, 2017
Based on today's diesel prices, a 1,000-truck fleet equipped with the 14X HE drive axle could realize $1 million per year in fuel savings, according to Meritor.

Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor
Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor

February 14, 2017
It has all the performance attributes of a diesel without the maintenance and fuel costs. And it’s emissions-free, which will keep your neighbors happy.

Could New Administration, Congress Scuttle GHG Phase 2 Rule?
Could New Administration, Congress Scuttle GHG Phase 2 Rule?

January 6, 2017
Could the incoming administration or Congress deep-six the Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas rule? ATA's Glen Kedzie says it's entirely possible, but he cautions to...

Powertrain, Aero Enhancements Push Cascadia Fuel Economy
Powertrain, Aero Enhancements Push Cascadia Fuel Economy

September 5, 2016
DTNA boss Martin Daum calls the fuel-efficiency gains with the new Cascadia mind-boggling. He said the design target was 5% over the current Cascadia...

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...

Exploring the World of 6x2 Drive Axles
Exploring the World of 6x2 Drive Axles

March 21, 2016
Fleets are slowly adopting 6x2 drive axle configurations as manufacturers continue to improve the technology. Here's an overview of the latest offerings.

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