Are we about to pass the 10-mile-per-gallon threshold in long-haul trucking? Owner-operator Henry Albert certainly thinks so. He regularly pushes the envelope in his 2012 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.
Napa Valley, Calif., has become an annual locale for Freightliner to present news and updates on various industry issues. And what’s the point of holding court if you don’t let folks take your trucks out ...
"Attending the Pike's Peak hill climb needs to be on everyone's bucket list!" says reader Don Christner -- more here on Class 8 racer Mike Ryan's performance at the June 30 event.
While natural gas engines and retrofits are not cheap, the key question is your return on investment. Does it pay to run a truck or a fleet on natural gas?
Hot trucks at the 2013 Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Gemini Transport, a Love's sister company hauling fuel for the truck stop chain, will put the Freightliners in service in the Texas Triangle and Oklahoma City areas.
What happens? One odd load for husband-wife team owner-operators Bob and Linda Caffee.
The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.
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