Technology presented at the Mobility Experience in Flat Rock, Michigan could and probably will migrate into the commercial vehicle space very soon, such as system redundancy and advanced driver assistance systems -- precursors on the pathway to automated driving.
May 25, 2018
New developments from Bosch could enable vehicle manufacturers to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) so drastically that they already comply with future limits.
May 24, 2018
A recent whitepaper from Fleet Advantage suggests that getting rid of trucks before they need more maintenance is a good way to save fleets money.
May 16, 2018
Knowing when and where to save money when spec'ing a trailer can prevent headaches in the long run.
May 14, 2018
Corliss Resources struggles with an aging workforce and a scarcity of young recruits. The company's solution: Haul more product in trucks that drivers like to drive.
May 14, 2018
With maintenance and repair costs running at a dollar a minute and half that again for parts, does it make any sense to scrimp on your truck spec?
May 7, 2018
Stemco's new TrailerTail Automatic opens and closes automatically to improve driver convenience while eliminating damage risk and ensuring fuel efficiency.
April 19, 2018
Autocar Trucks is the first North American OEM to introduce Cummins' new X12 engine to the refuse market. Autocar claims the engine will enable customers to haul more than 700 pounds additional payload while delivering almost $11,000 in fuel savings over the life of a truck.
April 17, 2018
Since tires rarely self-destruct, there is always a smoking gun, and it’s in your best interest to find it. You do that through failure analysis.
April 11, 2018
International’s new LT highway tractor may look much like the 11-year-old ProStar it replaces, but the resemblance is barely skin deep.
April 9, 2018
While the South Wing of The Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville was missing a few OEM exhibitors, the ATHS made good use of the vacant space with a display of vintage iron that drew a lot of fans. Here's a sampling of some of the trucks on display.
Photos by Jim Park
March 28, 2018
Drivers need to know more about their tires and be proactive when it comes to inspecting and maintaining them. But convincing drivers is never easy.
March 27, 2018
Jonathan Randall, Mack senior vice president, worries about who will drive all the trucks his company is building today.
March 26, 2018
A Canadian truck driver who administered first aid to a motorist who had been pierced through the neck by a broken steering wheel after a crash is the 35th recipient of the prestigious Goodyear Highway Hero Award.
March 22, 2018
Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.
March 20, 2018