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KW’s New T880S Has Traditional Looks, Surprising Turnability
KW’s New T880S Has Traditional Looks, Surprising Turnability

April 7, 2017
A forward-set steer axle is usually a way to stretch truck’s wheelbase to meet weight-distribution laws in so-called bridge states, but the styling of...

Chassis Recycling Among Nikola Motor's Plans
Chassis Recycling Among Nikola Motor's Plans

December 30, 2016
A "cab replacement program" will enable Nikola fuel cell-electric chassis to be reused "over and over again," the company's founder said, answering one of...

The Future of Refrigerated Trailers
The Future of Refrigerated Trailers

November 21, 2016
What will the refrigerated trailer of the future be made of? Strong, lightweight and corrosion-proof composites? Very possibly. Economical, efficient...

Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times
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.

Titan XD Gas: Another Choice in Nissan's New Category
Titan XD Gas: Another Choice in Nissan's New Category

May 1, 2016
Like the diesel version shown off last December, the gasoline truck's capabilities lie between traditional half- and three-quarter-tonners. Senior Editor...

TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice
TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice

March 15, 2016
At the recent meeting of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council, fleet members talked about road salt-induced corrosion and how to combat it.

The Class 8 Update: Sales and New Products
The Class 8 Update: Sales and New Products

December 11, 2015
After an up and down year of sales and a new one on the horizon, all of the major truck manufacturers are showcasing their visions for the future.

Test Drive: Ford Transit Van
Test Drive: Ford Transit Van

August 27, 2015
A dual-turbo V-6 makes Ford’s new Euro-style cargo van fast, while the large unibody provides a lot of cargo space.

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...

Bob Sliwa’s 3rd Aero Project Has Shell’s Backing
Bob Sliwa’s 3rd Aero Project Has Shell’s Backing

May 13, 2015
The StarShip tractor-trailer will get mpg that's "better than anyone else," but the former owner-operator, whose work with aerodynamics goes back to the...

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