Search Close Menu

Search Results

Results: 434

Close
Expand All
Save Fuel, Increase Profit, Save the Planet

Save Fuel, Increase Profit, Save the Planet

Is this a case of win-win? Do the new regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions help both the environment and truck operators’ bottom lines? So it seems.

January 13, 2014

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

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

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 come from its daily pick-ups of donated household and office goods that are delivered to warehouses for sorting and refurbishment. These items are then resold in its Family Stores. For this, SA employs a fleet of medium-duty trucks.

January 13, 2014

Q&A: Mack's Stephen Roy Talks About Service, Market Share

Q&A: Mack's Stephen Roy Talks About Service, Market Share

Stephen Roy, who has been Mack Trucks president, sales and marketing for North America since Jan. 1, spent the last five years in aftermarket parts and service, which he says is key to the company’s continued success. We sat down with Roy for more insight.

March 4, 2014

Test Drive: Optimized Lightweight VNL
Electric Vehicles Zoom in Indy

Electric Vehicles Zoom in Indy

Is electricity a fuel? Sure, even if we call it “power.” Electricity itself is far cheaper than any petroleum or gaseous fuel, and the motors it powers have many advantages for propulsion – high efficiency, tremendous torque, quietness and cleanliness, at least in the vehicle itself.

May 15, 2014

How to Avoid Weather-Related Pileups
Q&A: Caterpillar’s Ron Schultz
ZCube Trailers Are Back To the Future

ZCube Trailers Are Back To the Future

Zenith Global Logistics, which hauls and delivers home and hotel furnishings across much of the nation, needed more capacity. So its managers looked around and rediscovered low-floor, high-cube van trailers that the fleet used 20 years ago.

December 24, 2014

Running an Alternative-fueled Fleet

Running an Alternative-fueled Fleet

Want to get a handle on alternative fuels? Talk with someone who uses them. One person is Melvin Rose, fleet manager for Monroe County in western New York, which surrounds Rochester. The county has 700 vehicles, from compact cars to Class 8 trucks. All run on ethanol-gasoline blends, biodiesel, compressed natural gas or propane, and Rose loves to talk about them.

May 20, 2013

Mack's New Large Car

The Pinnacle Axle Forward lacks a really long hood, but this madeover CH has traditional looks and terrific driveability, thanks partly to a new, bigger engine.

November 1, 2007

A Long, Costly Road

Diesel makers continue to squeeze pollutants from exhaust, with resulting complexity, higher prices and reliability problems.

August 1, 2007

When The Price Is Right

Spec'ing for low maintenance may cost more up front, but can pay off in reduced work and increased uptime.

February 1, 2007

The Right Stuff

What's not to like about the new Toyota pickup?

January 1, 2007

CNG: Monarch Beverage Spends $16.5 Million to Convert Fleet