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How Do Autonomous Trucks “See” the World?
What Fleets Need to Know about Electric-Truck Batteries
Can Smart Trailers Improve Driver Retention?
The Case for Air Disc Brakes

The Case for Air Disc Brakes

Disc brakes are better than drum brakes by almost every measure, but for many fleets, drum brakes are good enough.

March 14, 2022

Tips for Inspecting Tie-down Devices

Tips for Inspecting Tie-down Devices

Find out what’s on the menu of violations commercial vehicle inspection officers have to choose from in cargo securement, and what you should be looking for.

February 19, 2022

Is SuperTruck Worth the Money?

Is SuperTruck Worth the Money?

Gains in heavy-truck fuel efficiency and overall freight efficiency realized through the first SuperTruck program smashed the original goals and expectations. SuperTruck II’s goals are even more ambitious. Will they be realized too?

January 24, 2022

Daimler Gives an Inside Look into SuperTruck II Development
Retread Tire Myths Debunked

Retread Tire Myths Debunked

Misconceptions about retreaded tires are keeping many fleets from reaping their benefits.

December 17, 2021

Will Electric Trucks Need New Suspensions?

Will Electric Trucks Need New Suspensions?

Electric trucks will redefine how we move freight, but will the addition of a few tons of batteries demand a redesign of the vehicle itself? Find out.

November 24, 2021

6 Steps to Longer Steer Tire Mileage
Where to Now for Diesels?

Where to Now for Diesels?

Despite all the attention being given to electric drivetrains, diesel engines still have a long future ahead of them. Engineering, design and innovation centers have never been busier.

September 28, 2021

Deep Dive: Western Star 47X

Deep Dive: Western Star 47X

Western Star’s newest vocational chassis, the 47X – introduced last week by Daimler Trucks North America – is more than a scaled down version of the 49X.

September 28, 2021

What Will Electrification Mean for Truck Tires?

What Will Electrification Mean for Truck Tires?

Tire designs for electric trucks will need to account for greater stresses from weight and torque — but they will need to remain interchangeable with existing tires and be retreadable.

September 9, 2021

Could You Pass This Brake Quiz?

Could You Pass This Brake Quiz?

Brakes are the most important safety feature on trucks, yet they may not be getting the respect attention they deserve from drivers and technicians.

August 27, 2021

How to Reduce Splash and Spray From Your Trucks
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