Cummins

How to speak DPF

| August 13, 2012

There’s no need to panic when a DPF light signals routine regeneration — at least in most cases.

Kenworth spotlights natural gas efforts

| July 25, 2012

Kenworth will be one of the first truck manufacturers to receive the new Cummins ISX12G 12-liter natural gas engine early next year.

LogBook

| July 02, 2012

Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

Peterbilt to offer 12-liter gas engine in 2013

| June 22, 2012

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will offer the Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine starting next year. The engine will be rated up to 400 horsepower and 1,450 pounds of torque. It features spark ignition technology ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

A roadside midwife, an apnea proposal, bedbugs, the rigors and routines of the road, plus Truck Gauge and Truck Gallery are among the industry news items and oddities featured.

Freightliner makes cross-country natural gas haul

Jack Roberts | May 17, 2012

A CNG-powered Cascadia 113 with a Cummins ISX12G natural gas engine will carry a load of paper from LA to DC.

Could stocks lead natural gas power uptake?

| May 01, 2012

Much has been made in recent times of the traction being gained by natural gas as an energy source to power truck freight transportation. Natural gas powertrains have made their most significant gains to date ...

Beyond Anti-Idling

James Jaillet | May 01, 2012

Save thousands of dollars a year on fuel by careful use of your right foot — and your head. Don’t ignore driving habits and other strategies to supplement the benefits of minimal idling.

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