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Lift Axle Considerations
Lift Axle Considerations

April 20, 2010
State laws are the biggest factor governing use or non-use of auxiliary lift axles on trucks and trailers

High-mpg Model Round-Up
High-mpg Model Round-Up

June 22, 2015
The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders...

Test Drive: Fuso FG 4x4 Goes Almost Anywhere
Test Drive: Fuso FG 4x4 Goes Almost Anywhere

February 13, 2012
Unique to North America, this all-wheel-drive cabover is strong, maneuverable and fun to drive. Driving this Canter FG was like seeing an old friend who's...

Trailer Report: Making Sense of Spread Tandems

February 1, 2008
There are good reasons to use 'em, and reasons not to. here's a way they'd work better or would they?

The Return of the Glider
The Return of the Glider

April 30, 2013
Glider kits — new trucks and tractors that get rebuilt or remanufactured powertrain components — make up a small percentage of total new-truck purchases,...

Don't Forget to Factor DEF into Fuel Costs
Don't Forget to Factor DEF into Fuel Costs

August 25, 2011
2010-model diesels are running well and turning in better fuel economy than their EPA-'07-spec predecessors, according to reports we've heard at industry...

Trailer Report: Running Reefers Right
Trailer Report: Running Reefers Right

December 29, 2010
People who operate refrigerated trailers know a lot about their businesses, but even the most experienced would tell you that they don't know it all.

Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease
Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease

February 4, 2014
What’ll it be, buddy? New or used? Buy or lease? A salesperson could throw those questions at a prospective buyer and get a combination of answers, and none...

Solving Liftgate Charging Problems
Solving Liftgate Charging Problems

June 22, 2010
Liftgates take goods from a trailer or truck body to the ground, where drivers can roll the cargo into customers' establishments

A Safer Way to Clear Snow and Ice From Van Trailers
A Safer Way to Clear Snow and Ice From Van Trailers

January 21, 2015
Although laws in several states require owners to clean off the roofs before the vehicles head for the road, that’s easier decreed than done, as Tom Berg...

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