Rounding up commercial van market, hybrid truck, solar panel, natural gas powertrain and other news from the NTEA show in Indianapolis, which ended March 8.
Attention to electrical system maintenance will prevent a no-start or sudden loss of power — and extend alternator life.
Testing of batteries and cleanup of their connections every six months, or sooner if corrosion is noticed, will prevent no-starts while also minimizing electrical system repair costs.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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