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Electric Trucks: Zap in the Pan?
Electric Trucks: Zap in the Pan?

September 18, 2017
Electric trucks are coming to market on the strength of their lack of tailpipe emissions. But can trucking get over the cost, weight, and range hurdles?

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...

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.

The Latest Fuel-Sipping Engines
The Latest Fuel-Sipping Engines

June 19, 2017
How engine makers have met the EPA GHG Phase 1 2017 emissions requirements head-on, with a lineup promising better fuel efficiency and greater reliability.

Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?
Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?

June 14, 2017
The DOE SuperTruck projects have demonstrated what’s possible. The next challenge is to turn the possible into the practical.

What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?
What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?

May 23, 2017
Could the next round of greenhouse gas reduction rules push more fleets over to wide-base single tires? It seems likely, given not only their relatively low...

The Case for Fuel Filtration
The Case for Fuel Filtration

March 21, 2017
Fuel filters are your engine’s first and last line of defense against expensive damage from water and particles of debris that are found in diesel fuel.

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.

Nikola One: Disruptive Technology?
Nikola One: Disruptive Technology?

January 17, 2017
If its hydrogen fuel cell-electric powertrain proves workable and reliable, it could replace traditional diesel trucks

How Navistar’s SuperTruck Exceeded Goals
How Navistar’s SuperTruck Exceeded Goals

December 20, 2016
Navistar's SuperTruck, the CatalIST, makes creative use of existing systems, relying less on advanced technology for its impressive gains.

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