Our EOBR gifts to Mexican carriers

| April 09, 2011

One of the curious aspects of the current cross-border trucking plan is the U.S. paying for Mexican trucks to be equipped with electronic onboard recorders.

Daimler expects strong sales growth

| March 31, 2011

Daimler had been projecting 20 percent to 25 percent growth, but could see it rise to 35 percent.

Navistar details market expansion

| March 31, 2011

Navistar is the only heavy-duty engine maker using exhaust gas recirculation without selective catalytic reduction to meet federal emissions regulations.

Kenworth offers improved truck specs

| March 30, 2011

The new T660 configuration removes the standard under-cab chassis fairing and replaces it with a cab-mounted extension of the hood fender.

Kenworth improves specs on T660

| March 30, 2011

The new T660 configuration removes the standard under-cab chassis fairing and replaces it with a cab-mounted extension of the hood fender.

75 Chrome Shop hosts Pride & Polish opener

| March 25, 2011

The 2011 Custom Rigs Pride & Polish season – and its new National Championship format – kicks off in Wildwood, Fla., April 8-10 at the 13th annual 75 Chrome Shop Show.

A “corporate mouthpiece” responds

| March 25, 2011

A few readers have taken me to task for my March editorial. I had argued that the proposed mandate for electronic onboard recorders could eventually put pressure to raise pay.

What’s proposed, what’s next

| March 23, 2011

Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive and writes regularly for the Overdrive Extra blog. A CDL holder, he joined Overdrive in 1998 after more than two decades of newspaper work. You can reach him at mheine@randallreilly.com or 205-248-1038.

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