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Preparing for the 2G/3G Sunset

Preparing for the 2G/3G Sunset

What fleets need to know about the sunsetting of 2G and 3G technologies and the upcoming jump to 5G.

November 19, 2020

How Trailer Tracking Paid for Itself at Vaughan Xpress

How Trailer Tracking Paid for Itself at Vaughan Xpress

When your trailers outnumber your tractors almost five to one, you need peace of mind when it comes to asset protection. For Vaughan Xpress, that meant installing Road Ready’s smart trailer system.

November 4, 2020

How Trucking Fleets are Running Lean to Survive COVID
2015 HDT Fact Book

2015 HDT Fact Book

Our second annual HDT Fact Book, aims to give you additional numbers and statistics that can help you in your business.

September 11, 2015

Inside the Numbers Driving the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry

Inside the Numbers Driving the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry

There are many ways to tell a story – through words in books and magazines, pictures, videos, song, and more. With the inaugural issue of the HDT Fact Book, we are telling trucking’s story through facts, numbers, statistics, charts, and graphs.

August 25, 2014

121 Ways to Save Fuel

121 Ways to Save Fuel

There’s hardly a fleet out there that wouldn’t like to save money on fuel costs. Maybe you’re not sure where to start. Maybe you feel like you’ve picked all the low-hanging fruit and you’re looking for new ideas. Here’s help. From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.

June 17, 2014

Achieve Maximum Productivity by Spec’ing the Right Truck

Achieve Maximum Productivity by Spec’ing the Right Truck

When looking to maximize the productivity of their fleets, executives should take advantage of the variety of resources available to them, both before and during the truck specification process. Industry experts can help them weigh and evaluate the hundreds of decisions awaiting them.

August 14, 2013

Eight Truckstops Join Network of Electric Plug-in Power Pedestals

Eight Truckstops Join Network of Electric Plug-in Power Pedestals

Shorepower Technologies has announced eight more truckstops added electric plug-in power pedestals to their locations. Connections providing 480-volt power for hybrid refrigerated trailers are also being installed at four of the eight truckstops

January 6, 2013

Test Drive: Daimler's DT12 Automated Transmission

Test Drive: Daimler's DT12 Automated Transmission

The arrival of Detroit's DT12 automated manual transmission wasn't unexpected. Daimler AG, the parent company of Daimler Trucks North America and Detroit Inc., has been using such transmissions in Europe for many years in the Mercedes Actros line and earlier products

January 6, 2013

Test Drive: Peterbilt Model 579

Test Drive: Peterbilt Model 579

The urge to compare is great, but I will resist. Both Peterbilt's Model 579 and Kenworth's T68O were introduced with much fanfare at the Mid-America Trucking Show earlier this year

January 6, 2013

Test Drive: Mack's SuperEconodyne Can Lug Down Low for Fuel Savings
Tires: Traction 
vs.
 Fuel Economy

Tires: Traction 
vs.
 Fuel Economy

Traction is a funny thing: We know when we don't have enough of it, but can we quantify how much is enough? It's a question that arises when discussing fuel-efficient tires

July 3, 2012

Automated Mechanical Transmissions Gaining Steadily in Class 8 Trucks
Class 8 Roundup

Tractor-Trailer Aerodynamics

Streamlined power units are a given, and research on trailer aero improvers should make them common, too.

March 1, 2006

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