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March 4, 2018

Lippert Adds Somnum Discovery Latex Foam Mattress

Lippert Components is bringing a new line of truck mattresses to market designed to exceed OE mattress standards and give drivers a mattress as good as the one they have at home.

February 20, 2018

Video Tour of the New Peterbilt 579 UltraLoft

Peterbilt's Model 579 UltraLoft is an integrated high-loft sleeper truck designed to give driver teams and solo truck drivers extra space and amenities and also includes improvements to fuel efficiency. Here's a first look, inside and out.

February 15, 2018

Photos: Peterbilt's Model 579 UltraLoft

Peterbilt's new Model 579 UltraLoft is an integrated high-loft sleeper truck designed to give driver teams and solo truck drivers extra space and amenities, with a fuel efficiency boost as well. 

February 15, 2018

Peterbilt Unveils Model 579 UltraLoft Integrated Sleeper Truck

Peterbilt has introduced its new Model 579 UltraLoft, an integrated high-loft sleeper truck designed to give driver teams and solo truck drivers extra space and amenities, with a fuel efficiency boost as well.

January 29, 2018

Behind-Cab Storage, Sleeper, Crew Boxes

“Back packs” newly available from Western Star Trucks are offered as an economical way to add behind-the-seats interior space to work vehicles without engineering integral extensions.

December 15, 2017

Somnum Sleeper Series Mattress Designed to Promote Healthy, Restful Sleep

Lippert Components has introduced a new mattress for sleeper cabs in heavy duty trucks called the somnum Sleeper Series mattress.

November 15, 2017

Focus On... Volvo VNL Cab and Sleeper [Video]

It’s all about drivers these days. Many of the latest trucks have emphasized driver comfort and convenience and the Volvo VNL is no exception. In this latest Focus On video, Equipment Editor Jim Park checks out the new features of the VNL cab and sleeper.

November 9, 2017

Freightliner Unveils 60-inch Raised Roof Cascadia

Freightliner’s new Cascadia will now be offered in a 60-inch raised roof sleeper model in both 116- and 126-inch BBC platforms.

September 25, 2017

Freightliner Offers New Cab Configurations for Cascadia

The Freightliner Cascadia is now available in mid-roof cab configurations for regional overnight haulers and segments such as bulk haul and flatbeds.

August 24, 2017

Minimizer Mattress Made for the Long Haul

Minimizer is growing its #RespectTheDriver brand by releasing a mattress that is designed and specified for over-the-road truck drivers.

December 21, 2016

Ultimate Test Drive: New Cascadia Sleeper Lounge [Video]

In the third video of our series on Freightliner's New Cascadia, Equipment Editor Jim Park takes us into the sleeper area, highlighting some clever innovations that will make off-duty time more comfortable and enjoyable. Part 1Part 2 

December 14, 2016

Kenworth Makes 52-inch Mid-Roof Option Available for T680 Advantage

Kenworth’s more fuel efficient 52-inch mid-roof sleeper Advantage Package for regional haul and less-than-truckload applications is available for order.

October 6, 2016

Kenworth Offers 52-Inch Mid-Roof Sleeper on T680 Advantage

Kenworth has introduced the fuel-efficient T680 Advantage Package with 52-inch mid-roof sleeper for regional haul and less-than-truckload operations.

July 6, 2016

Kenworth Adds In-Cab Satellite TV Package for T680 Sleeper

Kenworth has added a factory-installed, in-cab satellite TV pre-wire option for new T680 76-inch sleepers to support EpicVue satellite television subscription service.

May 11, 2016

Behind-the-Cab APU Saves Rail Space

Phillips & Temro Industries has launched its Idle Free Series 4000 eAPU that mounts behind the cab freeing up space on the truck’s rails.

January 22, 2016

Kenworth 40-inch Sleeper Available for Order

Kenworth has made its 40-inch sleeper available for order with either the T880 or T680, designed for a variety of applications.

December 3, 2015

Peterbilt’s 58-inch Sleeper Enters Production

Peterbilt’s lightweight 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567.

October 19, 2015

KW Has 40-inch Sleeper for T880

Kenworth introduced a 40-inch sleeper for its T880 vocational truck used in applications like petroleum hauling and towing, and for tractors pulling flatbeds, lowboys or other trailers where length and weight are considerations.

September 17, 2015

Kenworth 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleepers in Production

Kenworth’s new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 is now in production, the company announced.

June 30, 2015

Peterbilt’s 58-inch Sleeper Available for Order

Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper option for short- and regional-haul applications is now available through the company’s dealer network.


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