2017 Ford Super Duty Pickups to Use F-150 Aluminum Cabs
July 26, 2016
The change to high-volume F-150 cabins cuts costs and weight, and adds interior room for SuperCab and SuperCrew buyers.
Cummins: New X15 Engine Offers High Performance, Economy, Reliability
July 24, 2016
Cummins officials say their next-generation X15 heavy-duty diesel series will offer new value through economy, performance, reliability and support when it...
Force Field Could Form 'Electric Boat Tail' to Cut Turbulence
July 22, 2016
Plasma, the stuff of lightning and the Northern Lights, can be harnessed to alter the flow of air over trucks.
Mack Weathering Sales ‘Correction’ Well, President Says
July 20, 2016
Moderating new truck production and trade-ins have avoided layoffs and a greater glut of used trucks on dealers' lots, Dennis Slagle says.
Keeping Ice Cream Cold’s Especially Important This Month
July 17, 2016
Barry, a Ralphs driver, rejected a load because it was too warm. He was especially conscientious, but his action exemplifies care shown by workers all along...
Water Intrusion Affected Engine Control Modules, Prompting Cummins Recall
July 12, 2016
A masking mistake during pre-paint washing of assembled Cummins ISX12 and ISX15 diesels has resulted in electrical shorts and stalling problems with some of...
Private Fleet Tackles Turbulence To Improve Fuel Economy
July 6, 2016
Duplainville Transport’s aerodynamic tractor-trailers average 7.7 mpg on trips among printing plants operated by its parent, QuadGraphics.
Idle Reduction is Key for Ohio Construction Fleet
July 1, 2016
How do you save fuel in a work-truck and heavy-haul operation? “Leave the truck parked,” quips Wayne Queen, trucking yard manager at Kokosing Construction.
White Trailer Proved Invisible to Tesla's Autonomous System
July 1, 2016
A white semitrailer on a bright day proved invisible to the self-driving system of a Tesla S sedan, which failed to brake and ran under the trailer as it...
Fuel Economy at Any Size
June 30, 2016
UPS has 90,000 trucks, tractors and package cars around the world is known for its push to adopt alternative fuels and powertrains, which run “green miles.”...