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Stronger Brakes on Class 8 Rigs Require Distributors to Learn About and Stock New Parts
Stronger Brakes on Class 8 Rigs Require Distributors to Learn About and Stock New Parts

January 17, 2012
Emerging from truck factories in the U.S. since Aug. 1 are road tractors that can stop in substantially shorter distances than those built earlier. It's due...

Auxiliary Power For Work Trucks
Auxiliary Power For Work Trucks

April 11, 2014
Any work truck with a serious electric welder also has an auxiliary power unit, because the engine-driven device doubles as an APU to run smaller welders,...

Jaltest ‘All-Brands’ Diagnostic Tool from Spain Covers Many Trucks, Components
Jaltest ‘All-Brands’ Diagnostic Tool from Spain Covers Many Trucks, Components

September 30, 2013
The “all-brands” diagnostic system adopted by the WheelTime Network of service shops comes from a Spanish company whose leaders saw the need for a versatile...

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...

Preventive Maintenance Can Improve Fuel Economy, Report Says
Preventive Maintenance Can Improve Fuel Economy, Report Says

December 15, 2015
Research found fleets that saw MPG gains of 5% to 10% with rigorous PMs, Trucking Efficiency's confidence report says.

Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say
Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say

September 16, 2013
How much tampering with exhaust emissions equipment goes on out there? No one knows for sure, but panelists at a session of the Technology & Maintenance...

Spare Parts
Spare Parts

January 21, 2010
For years, savvy fleet managers have been able to predict how long parts and components will last based on experience, and scheduled maintenance and...

Once Around the Yard: How Salvation Army Won its P&D Battles
Once Around the Yard: How Salvation Army Won its P&D Battles

January 13, 2014
Over the Christmas holidays, the Salvation Army’s bell ringers raise money to help fund its disaster and human-relief efforts. But considerable dollars also...

Engines Tomorrow: What Types of Engines Will You Be Selling Parts for in the Future?

January 17, 2012
The next step in engine emissions is targeting greenhouse gas emissions in heavy trucks. Because burning less fossil fuel means lower GHG emissions, truck...

Trailer Corrosion

April 8, 2011
What deteriorates on trailers? Almost everything that's not specially built or treated to resist the ravages of road salts, flying grime and everyday...

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