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Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?
Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?

May 18, 2017
With all the advantages provided by today’s advanced safety systems, what a shame it would be if they couldn’t live up to their potential because of poorly...

New Refrigerants on the Way
New Refrigerants on the Way

May 2, 2017
Transport refrigeration units will soon be subject to tighter regulations on the use of hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants.

Alcoa Looks to Detroit for Styling
Alcoa Looks to Detroit for Styling

May 2, 2017
Alcoa is looking at the potential of producing a black version of the Dura-Bright Evo wheel. The company brought a few prototypes to the Mid-America...

Electric Semi: More Sizzle than Steak?
Electric Semi: More Sizzle than Steak?

May 2, 2017
The first image of Tesla's Electric Semi seem to show exactly the wrong type of electric truck. Is this for the benefit of investors or the trucking...

To Outset, or Not to Outset
To Outset, or Not to Outset

April 28, 2017
Fleets spec’ing wide single tires need to decide upfront whether to trade the vehicle as is or to spec axles and wheels for a later conversion to duals.

Driving Volvo’s SuperTruck
Driving Volvo’s SuperTruck

April 27, 2017
What you can see of Volvo’s SuperTruck vehicle is pretty spectacular, though fairly plain at heart. It’s what you can’t see that stirs the imagination....

Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor
Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor

April 19, 2017
Volvo Trucks North America Wednesday launched a new regional truck, the VNR, to address what it believes is tremendous growth potential in regional and...

Terror by Truck: It's Happened Again
Terror by Truck: It's Happened Again

April 7, 2017
Someone in Stockholm, Sweden, crashed a delivery truck into a crowded department store, killing at least three. It's been described as an act of terror, but...

Trends in Trailer Suspensions
Trends in Trailer Suspensions

March 27, 2017
While suspension producers are constantly upgrading and improving their products and adding new models, overall trends in suspension uptake by fleets remain...

Peterbilt Sets Dealer Growth Record, Completes Denton Plant Expansion
Peterbilt Sets Dealer Growth Record, Completes Denton Plant Expansion

March 22, 2017
Completion of a plant expansion at the company's Denton, Texas manufacturing plant will improve manufacturing efficiency an help feed a record 93 new dealer...