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Hours of Service Reg Likely to Take Effect As-Is, NPTC Legal Counsel Says
Hours of Service Reg Likely to Take Effect As-Is, NPTC Legal Counsel Says

May 1, 2013
Revised hours-of-service rules being contested by trucking and outside parties will probably be adopted as presented by federal authorities, the National...

Transmission Trends
Transmission Trends

April 18, 2014
The swing continues toward heavy automated products, but manuals still dominate. Light and medium trucks are almost all ‘shiftless.’

What's New in Used Trucks?
What's New in Used Trucks?

April 30, 2013
Every day, thousands of used trucks change hands. Last year, 190,000 were sold, and though this year's tally might be lower, it's still a healthy business...

DriverFirst Aims to Design Internationals ‘Drivers Want to Drive’
DriverFirst Aims to Design Internationals ‘Drivers Want to Drive’

June 13, 2016
International Truck says it has launched a company-wide initiative, DriverFirst, aimed at giving its customers an edge in attracting and retaining qualified...

Report: Autoshifting Transmissions Save Fuel, Could Ease Driver Shortage
Report: Autoshifting Transmissions Save Fuel, Could Ease Driver Shortage

December 22, 2014
A new report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room verifies what manufacturers and many users have been saying...

Kenworth's Predictive Cruise Control Looks Ahead to Save Fuel
Kenworth's Predictive Cruise Control Looks Ahead to Save Fuel

November 25, 2015
Predictive cruise control uses terrain mapping and GPS satellite locating to manage the engine and transmission for efficient operation on up- and downgrades.

Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again
Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

July 30, 2013
Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to...

Co-op-owned container chassis coming
Co-op-owned container chassis coming

May 2, 2013
Drayage operators will soon obtain more container chassis from trucker-owned pools than from ship lines and railroads, which signals part of a transition...

Class 8 Update: The latest models and trends
Class 8 Update: The latest models and trends

January 7, 2013
"Uncertainty" is the word people at most truck builders used to describe this year's business mood. Sales started strong, then slacked off in the summer as...

SmartValve's a Back-Saver at Meijer Logistics
SmartValve's a Back-Saver at Meijer Logistics

September 29, 2016
The Hadley device adds suspension adjustment capability and reduces cranking work for drivers.

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