Can You Remember Every Pre-Trip Item?
October 26, 2016
Pre-trips are supposed to be done before the vehicle is pulled away from a parking place and heads for the highway. In this blog from Senior Editor Tom...
Volvo Demos Active Driver Assist, Available on VN Series
October 24, 2016
Called Wingman Fusion by Bendix, the system uses radar and a forward-facing camera to detect and identify obstacles ahead, then warn the driver and soon...
Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks
October 21, 2016
New York City’s Department of Sanitation has been testing an engine stop-start system with impressive fuel savings.
Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration
October 18, 2016
The Class 3-7 medium-duty truck market has been stable and healthy so far in 2016 and it is expected that all segments will show consistent growth going...
Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times
October 17, 2016
Production cutbacks should reduce heavy truck inventories, but are fleets waiting for new, more fuel-efficient models to appear? From our October issue.
For Tankers, 'Vapor Recovery' Works Two Ways
October 14, 2016
He stood at an open pipe at the tanker and held his hand in front of it, checking air as it flowed inside. During product loading, vapor-laden air is drawn...
Navistar: LT Truck Sales Already 'Great,' Joint GM Project 'On Schedule'
October 13, 2016
SuperTruck and a pair of platooning rigs were also demonstrated at the company's proving grounds in Indiana on Wednesday.
Spec'ing Trailers for Safe and Quick Entry and Exit
October 10, 2016
Slips and falls constitute a major cause of injuries and worker’s compensation claims for drivers, and while that usually applies to trucks and tractors, it...
International LT Launched Loudly, Described Enthusiastically
September 30, 2016
Navistar unveiled its new International LT series in Las Vegas on Sept. 30 with speeches, videos, hard rock music, and fire-and-smoke effects – a launch...
SuperDuty Pickups Ably Tow, and Back, Heavy Trailers
September 30, 2016
The heftiest trailer was a Gladiator Load Max gooseneck, loaded with concrete blocks and decorative limestone, and weighing almost 30,000 pounds.